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21-279 Care Navigator

The CARE Center, Inc. | Washington, PA | Part Time

Job Description

The CARE Center, Inc.

                                                                                      JOB VACANCY NOTICE

POSITION:  Care Navigator (Part-Time) Center of Excellence                                                PAY GRADE:  12

                     Washington, PA

 

                                                                                             WAGE:   $16.93/hr.

 

→Flexible Scheduling.                                                                               →May be eligible for Agency paid health benefits.

→Option to participate in Agency retirement plan.                               →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities.

→Opportunity for growth and advancement.                                          →Other benefits available.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Adheres to compliance to COE guidelines and corporate standards.
  • 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 Recovery Specialist Certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain vital information during an interview to make proper recommendations;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial entitlement programs and available social services.
  • Must be available to work “non-traditional” hours.
  • Self identifies personal experience with addiction recovery or co-occurring services.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from Pennsylvania State Police and Child Abuse Clearances from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • 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 work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate with effectiveness.

 

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# 21-279.

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