Behavioral Health: School Based Therapist

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Human Services field

At least two years’ experience working with children and adolescents

Experience working in a school is preferred.

Job Requirements for the position:

Masters level clinicians to work in local school district providing individual and group sessions to identified students from grades 9-12.  Crisis counseling will be provided when necessary. This position is a full time-10 month.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must make available for photocopy the original of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.  

** Current Central employees will not have to provide current clearances as the clearances that are on file are renewable every 5 years.

Please send your resume to Jodie Davis at [email protected]   

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Recovery Coach – Case Management – Norristown Location

Recovery Coach – Case Management – Norristown and Abington offices

Position Qualifications:

A Recovery Coach will have one of the following:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling.
  2. Be a registered nurse
  3. A high school diploma and 12 semester credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, counseling or other social sciences plus 2 years in direct contact with mental health consumers.
  4. Spanish speaking a plus.

Other Requirements:

  1. Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Position Overview: Provides flexible, community-based services that are designed to promote the empowerment, recovery, and community integration of adults who have serious mental health challenges by partnering with them to direct their own recovery and advocacy process, by coaching and supporting the acquisition and utilization of skills needed to facilitate the individual’s recovery, and in linking to available services and resources, including informal supports. The recovery coach will assure that services are individualized, strengths and needs based, culturally sensitive and responsive, and goal driven.

Job Duties:

  1. Partnering with identified consumers to assist, encourage, and support their recovery through ongoing assessments, including recovery and prevention plans, strengths assessments and other recovery tools
  2. Collaborating with treatment team, including therapists, program coordinators, psychiatrists, wellness recovery team, peer support, and other stakeholders providing the best possible team approach to recovery
  3. Linking to community and other resources and to support individuals in identifying and accessing formal and informal resources independently
  4. Assisting consumers in obtaining and maintaining housing
  5. Maintaining production rates to meet the program’s expectations
  6. Completing documentation and other paperwork in a timely and professional manner as well as to comply with Central’s standards and state licensing requirements
  7. Promoting the recovery philosophy in our daily activities
  8. Follow CDC guidelines and agency protocols for COVID-19 in our daily work

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective new employees/contractors must make available for photocopy the original of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Dave Wilkinson at 610-277-4600 x 172 or email [email protected]

Behavioral Health: Mental Health Professional – Family Based Services

Mental Health Professional – Family Based Services

Description

Clinical staff to provide family and individual therapy to children and families in their homes.  Also will provide intensive case management services. The children, who have a variety of behavioral and emotional issues, range in age from 3 to 21 years.  3 years of training included with position. Competitive salary, excellent benefits, supportive work environment.  Full time position, working hours are Tuesday through Friday 9 AM to 7 PM.

Requirements Master’s degree, driver’s license and clinical experience with children and families is required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must make available for photocopy the original of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended. 

 

** Current Central employees will not have to provide current clearances as the clearances that are on file are renewable every 5 years.

To apply, email Emily Steinhauser, Program Manager, at [email protected] or call 610-270-0625 x301.

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Clinical Wellness Recovery Team, Administrative Navigator

Central Behavioral Health Clinical Wellness Recovery Team

Administrative Navigator Position

Description of duties:

  • Overall management and supervision of the Clinical Wellness Recovery Team, including managing caseloads and units of service requirements, maintain record compliance, productivity and consumer outcomes.
  • Provide and track supervision and training requirements of all team members
  • Meet all performance metrics
  • Engagement of newly referred consumers and monitoring of inactive cases
  • Perform chart utilization reviews and participate in other QI functions
  • Complete monthly status reports and outcome measures
  • Point person for all program referrals
  • Assist in program growth and development.
  • Represent the program in meetings both in and outside of the agency.

This is a full time, Monday thru Friday salaried position with benefits.  It is a mobile program with time spent in the community helping to improve the physical and behavioral health of the individual.

Qualifications:

  • The applicant must have a Master’s degree in a related field or a licensed registered nurse
    • At least three years of experience is required.  Supervisory experience a plus.
    • Experience with Co- occurring challenges a plus
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Understanding of MS Word, Excel, and basic computer skills
    • Valid driver’s license required.

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide a copy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.   

To apply for this position, contact:  Eileen Curley, MS

Central Behavioral Health

Norristown, PA  19401

 610-279-9270  ext. 223                           

[email protected]

*Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider 

Behavioral Health: Program Supervisor of TIP (Transition to Independence) Program

Program Supervisor of TIP (Transition to Independence) Program

Staff Requirements

The following minimum requirements shall be met by Program Supervisor of TIP:

  1.  A master’s degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation, activity therapies, counseling or education and 3 years mental health direct care experience
  2. Experience working with Transitional age youth

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate flexible schedule for TIP staff which will include evening and weekend hours.
  • Oversight of TIP Program staff
  • Responsible for staff compliance with State, County, and agency policies and regulations
  • Oversight of eligibility of referrals made for TIP Program staff.
  • Coordinate county wide coverage of TIP cases
  • Work closely with the Director of the Case Management/Recovery Coach department and other Central Administration involved with TIP

Job Activities will include the following:

  • Monitor all of TIP referrals (Ages 16-26)
  • Monitoring staff charts, notes, and production
  • Complete regular performance evaluations of staff
  • Provide weekly supervision to staff
  • Hold regular staff meetings
  • Attend weekly department supervisor’s meeting and monthly full staff meeting
  • Attend required trainings
  • Ability to communicate well with families and school districts.
  • Primary point person with Montgomery County Behavioral Health department as it relates to TIP Program needs
  • Coordinate TIP’s on-call responsibilities
  • Represent Central’s TIP Program at external events as needed
  • Have the ability and knowledge to work collaboratively with County Office staff, Magellan Behavioral Health staff, Agency personnel and various outside organizations and school districts

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide a copy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DPW FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Dave Wilkinson at 610-277-4600 x172 or [email protected]

 *Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Navigator

Behavioral Health Navigator-Norristown Location

The Behavioral Health Professional (who holds a minimum of a Master’s degree) will work directly with individuals who experience serious mental illness in the role of a “Behavioral Health Navigator.” The Behavioral Health Navigator will work in collaboration with a Clinical Nurse Navigator as part of a “Navigator Team.”

The Navigator Team (shared caseload) provides clinical services, congruent with the Recovery Model, that facilitate integration of Behavioral Health and Physical Health services.

This position is full time, salaried with benefits working 37.5 hours per week at the Norristown location.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree is required
  • Experience mental health preferred as the individual will be utilizing their entire body of knowledge in providing integrated care. 
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Demonstrated experience working in collaborative care models.
  • Experience with health and wellness/preventive care programs.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to serve persons of diverse backgrounds.
  • Basic understanding of MS Word and comfort with typing are required
  • Willingness to complete various certificate and competency courses after employment (for example, Primary Care Behavioral Health, Co-occurring Competency Training, Webinars, etc.).

Description of Duties

  • Conduct initial assessments and enrollment into the program including a detailed history and provide education about the program and the goals and expectations of treatment.
  • Conduct, collect, and/or analyze bio psychosocial assessments of consumers, including completion of formal assessment tools and outcome measures.
  • Active participation in all outcome measurements and other QI activities within the program.
  • Serve as a consultant to consumers, family, behavioral health, primary care, and other medical offices in the community.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between the consumer, primary care physician and psychiatrist. Provide recommendations for changes in the treatment plan.
  • Conduct a variety of wellness and preventive care programs such as smoking cessation, nutrition, etc.
  • Monitor consumers closely (in person or by phone) for changes in severity of symptoms and medication side effects. Educate consumers about medications and their side effects, as needed; encourage treatment adherence. Screen for other medical conditions as clinically indicated.
  • Skilled in Motivational Interviewing and SBIRT.
  • Foster cooperative relationships among the diverse professional disciplines within the program and community to facilitate overall professional growth and the application of new knowledge.
  • Complete service docs thoroughly in the DAP format.
  • Support all aspects of consumer driven recovery efforts.
  • Attend all necessary trainings and weekly/monthly meetings.
  • Participate in treatment team meetings and assist in developing integrated care plans.
  • Must follow CDC guidelines and agency protocols for COVID-19 in our daily work

Contact Eileen Curley at 610-279-9270 Ext. 223 or email [email protected] or contact Madelyn Pontari at 610-277-4600 Ext. 250 or email [email protected].

* Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Licensed Registered Nurse

Central is seeking a Licensed Registered Nurse to work in our Outpatient Department for 3-4 hours; one day a week.

Duties include:

  • Administer injections
  • Check MD orders in EHR
  • Document in consumers’ records in EHR
  • Consult with or report any changes in medical status to MD
  • Complete Metabolic Syndrome Screening

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide a copy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DPW FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended

Please send resumes to Eileen Curley at [email protected]

*Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Outpatient Therapist – Full Time Abington Location

Abington Outpatient

Therapist – Full time at Abington Site

Full time, salaried position with benefits. Master’s level to work with adolescents and adults completing intake assessments and providing treatment for emotional and behavioral problems and drug and alcohol issues, including individual and group therapy.

Requirements

Master’s degree required. Proof of Practicum required. License/license eligible is a plus.

Must follow CDC guidelines and agency protocols for COVID-19 in our daily work.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must make available for photocopy, the original of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended. 

**Current Central employees will not have to provide current clearances as clearances are on file and renewable every 5 years.

If you are interested in this position located at our Abington office (2500 Maryland Rd., Pennwood Building, Suite 130, Willow Grove, PA) or have further inquiries, please contact Cathy Hillman at extension 237 or email [email protected]

*Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Behavior Consultant / Mobile Therapist

Behavior Consultant / Mobile Therapist

Positions available for PT/FT employment and Fee for Service contractors.  Flexible scheduling with day and evening hours available.

Description of Duties:

The role expectations of a Behavior Consultant are as follows:

  • Ongoing design and supervision of implementation of behavior management/treatment plan for children receiving IBHS services.
  • Attendance at Clinical Planning meetings and any other mandatory meetings, observation of clinical behavior to be targeted for treatment, consultant as required.
  • Behavioral Consultant, as lead clinician, is responsible for coordinating and facilitating inter-agency team meetings, completing the treatment plan and making appropriate referrals to other supports
  • Progress notes/Documentation placed in chart on weekly basis.
  • Responsible to check in on weekly basis with IBHS Coordinator to give case updates, discuss any high-risk clients and meet with Clinical Supervisor on a monthly basis.
  • Provides behavior modification techniques to Behavioral Health Technician/Mobile Therapist to use with clients.

The role expectations of a Mobile Therapist are as follows:

  • Assess strengths and needs of child and family and include them in treatment planning process
  • Provide individual and/or family therapy, utilizing the strengths-based approach in home or other community setting.
  • Consult and collaborate with other professionals involved with case.
  • Work with Behavioral Health Technician and/or Behavior Specialist.
  • Complete all documentation required.
  • Attend any pertinent meetings as required. 
  • If lead clinician on case, Mobile Therapist is responsible for coordinating and facilitating inter-agency team meetings, completing the treatment plan and making appropriate referrals to other supports
  • If lead clinician on case, Mobile Therapist is responsible to check in on weekly basis with IBHS Coordinator to discuss any high-risk clients.
  • Meets with client for authorized number of hours per week.

Requirements:

Master’s degree, a clinical practicum and experience with children and/or adolescents required.  Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.  Willingness to travel to locations within Montgomery County.

Candidate must have a basic knowledge of computer and of Microsoft Word.

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees/contractors must make available for photocopy an original of their Federal Criminal History (FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.

To apply, email Jodie Davis, Director of Children’s Services, at [email protected] or call 610-270-0625 x309.

*Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Outpatient Therapist – (Spanish-Speaking)

Outpatient Therapist – (Spanish-Speaking)

Fee for service therapist position.  Flexible hours.  Master’s level bilingual therapist to work with children and adolescents providing treatment for emotional and behavioral problems and drug and alcohol issues.

Master’s degree required, license a plus.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must make available for photocopy, the original of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended. 

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Eileen Curley, at 610-279-9270 or email [email protected]

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider