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20-116 Navigator

The CARE Center, Inc. | Waynesburg, PA | Full Time

Job Description

 The CARE Center, Inc.

 

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier nonprofit human services company in the region.  Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!

 

POSITION:                             Navigator-(Full-Time)

                                                Waynesburg, PA

                                                Substance Abuse Services

PAY GRADE:          12

 

WAGE:                                   $32,273 plus an excellent benefit package

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts assessment and diagnostic services of assigned clients to develop a comprehensive Service Plan for substance abuse treatment and services.
  • Completes client assessments, monitors coordination of care and the progress of client.
  • Assists in the coordination of client flow, identification, referral contacts and follow-up.
  • Completes documentation in accordance with regulatory standards, program policy and/or state project requirements.
  • Available for On-call and after hour services.
  • Collaborates with established community programs and agencies as client advocate with the social services network; to include the court system.
  • Offers guidance on the recovery experience to include stage appropriate recovery education.
  • Assists clients in meeting their recovery goals by utilizing the phases of recovery:  engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization and sustained recovery maintenance.
  • Educates consumers, family members and professional staff about the recovery process; the damaging role that stigma can play in understanding recovery and offer support related to obstacles that are often encountered during the early stages of recovery.
  • Will provide individualized person centered services/support to assigned clients.
  • Provides vision driven hope and encouragement regarding opportunities for varying levels of involvement in community based activities (i.e. work, school, relationships, and physician activities).
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related human services field from an accredited college or university or the ability to obtain a recovery specialist certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain vital information during an interview to make proper recommendation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial entitlement programs and available social services.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the Pennsylvania State Police and Child Abuse Clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.

  • Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders.
  • Ability to detect and identify violations pertaining to program regulations.
  • Ability to communicate with effectiveness.
  • Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the stress of the position.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#20-116.

 

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