Behavioral Health: Care Coordinator


Qualifications: Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, counseling, sociology or related field. Experience in the behavioral health field a must.

Role and Responsibilities include: Serve as a liaison between Central Behavioral Health and external agencies, including CHOC and managing the homeless clinic
? Provide walk-in case management services to high-risk and hard to engage consumers to address social determinants of health
? Serve as a care coordinator by assessing for appropriate services for consumers and facilitate those referrals and connection.
? Serve as Housing Specialist to assist consumers with housing concerns, maintain relationships with landlords and other housing resources
? Conduct ASAMs and mental health assessments for referral to needed levels of care
? Support Outpatient staff, as needed, in completing safety plans for identified consumers
Required Skills: Motivational Interviewing, Risk Assessment/Management
If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Matt Phillips at (610) 277-4600 x190 or email [email protected]
*Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Nurse Navigator

Registered Nurse – Nurse Navigator

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

The Clinical Navigator will complete health education, facilitate communication between Physical Health and Behavioral Health practitioners, attend appointments with individuals, participate in aftercare planning for both Psychiatric and Physical health inpatient stays, and triage complaints to the appropriate level of care. The Clinical Navigator will also use other interventions, as appropriate, to help individuals meet their wellness goals.

This position is full time, salaried working 37.5 hours per week. This is considered a community based, mobile program with the majority of the duties/tasks conducted out in the community with clients. 

Qualifications

  • The applicant must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania with three years of direct care experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred but will also consider Associate Degree in Nursing.
  • Current driver’s license required.
  • Experience in both acute care and 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 computer skills a must and ability to utilize smart phones, laptops and chromebooks.

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 accordance with program requirements and utilizing Collaborative Documentation.
  • 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.

 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 extension 223 or email resume to [email protected]

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

Behavioral Health: Engagement Counselor

Engagement Counselor
Qualifications: Education:

? A Bachelors or Master’s Degree from an accredited program in an area of human services, sociology, political science, criminal justice, pastoral counseling, education, or other related fields.

? For Master’s prepared individuals – Proof of Practicum with an official transcript.
Experience:

? Have at least 2 years’ experience in the healthcare industry.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Position Summary: As a member of the Outpatient Services Department, the duties include engaging consumers receiving clinical services solely by a psychiatrist. This position will complete all required documentation for ongoing treatment including: treatment plans, crisis plans, and releases. The goal of the Engagement Counselor is to provide brief therapeutic interventions at least twice annually to ensure behavioral health needs are being met and make appropriate referrals to other services as needed. Conduct ASAM and clinical assessments when needed.
Qualities, Attitudes, and Skills
? Positive and enthusiastic about working with the target population
? Demonstrates active listening and motivational interviewing skills
? Ability to engage individuals
? Ability to work with diverse populations and cultural backgrounds
? Comfort in working independently.
? Works well as part of a collaborative team approach
? Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills
? Enthusiastic in pursuing one’s own personal and professional development along with the expansion of knowledge, skills, and abilities
? Ability to establish trust and communicate hope
If you are interested in a position or have further inquiries, please contact Eileen Curley at 610-277-4600 x223 or email resume to [email protected] *Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Facilitator

Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Facilitator

Description:

Central Behavioral Healthis hiring a TIP Facilitator to work with Montgomery County, PA Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) 16 – 26 living with a mental illness.  The TIP Facilitator is responsible for following the evidence supported TIP Model and Pennsylvania Blended Case Management Regulations.  The TIP Facilitator provides a great deal of flexibility and works to engage the young person through relationship development, person-centered planning, and a focus on their future.  The TIP Facilitator teaches skills to help youth become more self-sufficient, connect youth to their community, build a safety net of support, advocate for youth voice and choice, and improve positive outcomes.    

Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage and meet with each TAY on caseload (15 maximum) weekly.
  • Complete forms, assessments, and case notes related to the program on time.
  • Achieve billable hours requirements.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize schedule.
  • Participate in 24/7 emergency on call rotation.
  • Available to work evening hours and weekends.
  • Collaborate with multi-systems and family supports.
  • Facilitate community and social events.
  • Provide mediation and crisis support as needed.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice, and/or other related fields
  • Valid driver’s license with a good record
  • Clearances (Federal Criminal History Record, PA Criminal Background Check, and PA Child Abuse)

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide 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 on file are renewable every 5 years.

Contact Dave Wilkinson at (610) 277-4600 x172 or [email protected]

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

Behavioral Health: Recovery Coach – Case Management – Norristown and Abington Locations

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: Full Time Behavioral Health Navigator-Abington Location

Behavioral Health Navigator-Abington 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 Abington 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

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

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: Therapist- Fee for Service

Outpatient – Norristown and Abington Office

Master’s level, to work with children, adolescents and adults providing treatment for emotional and behavioral problems and drug and alcohol issues.   Positions are available the Norristown office. Flexible hours.

Requirements

Master’s degree

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

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees/contractors must provide 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 a position or have further inquiries, please contact Eileen Curley at 610-277-4600 x223 or email [email protected]

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: Therapist –Mental Health Worker

Family Based Services:

TherapistMental Health Worker – Bachelor’s Level


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.  An agency supplied three year training program allows Bachelor level clinicians to meet requirements for Mental Health Professional upon completion.   Competitive salary, excellent benefits, supportive work environment.  Full time position, working hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 AM to 7 PM. 

Requirements:

Bachelor’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. 

To apply email [email protected].

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Psychiatrist- Full Time/Part Time

  • No On-Call; No weekend hours: Virtual may be an option
  • Comprehensive benefits

Full-time or Part-time Psychiatrist, in a staff or contractor position, to work with adults, children, and families in a non-profit, multi-service outpatient community mental health setting with an interdisciplinary team approach. This position has the benefits of:

  • Friendly work environment
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Comprehensive benefits, health, vacation time, paid holidays and professional liability
  • Ability to schedule leave to meet personal needs
  • Telehealth may be an option after an orientation and training period
  • Wide range of experience working with SMI
  • Easily accessible from Philadelphia and suburbs

Requirements:

  •  M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy in the U.S. or will have a valid M.D. from a foreign school of medicine and have passed the ECFG exam;
  • Completed an internship (or PGY1 training) from an accredited graduate medical education program recognized by the AMA (LCME) or AOA;
  • Have a valid and current PA medical license;
  • Provide a listing, upon request, of the location, inclusive dates and reasons for termination of any and all health care settings where clinical privileges have been granted;
  • Have a valid and current DEA certificate number;
  • Currently enrolled in good standing, in the PA  Medical Assistance Program

Responsibilities:

  • Medication management, evaluation, consultation, with a strong commitment to Recovery and Resiliency values
  • Comply with all regulatory requirements
  • Work within the EHR system to update and maintain compliance of consumer records

*Central Behavioral Health has been approved to be a loan repayment practice site for practitioners and licensed clinicians who make a commitment to practice in federally designated HPSAs during open application periods 

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.

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

Please forward resumes to Katie Walsh at [email protected]