Behavioral Health-Nurse Navigator

Registered Nurse

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.

To apply, email resume to:

Eileen Curley, Director of Outpatient Services at[email protected]

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

Behavioral Health Technician

The role expectations of a Behavioral health technician are:

  • Crisis intervention techniques, behavioral reinforcements, emotional support, time-structuring activities, time-out strategies, and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan.
  • Provide specific interventions to stabilize the child or adolescent.
  • Collaboration with other members of the treatment team and other professional working in the home or in other community settings and participation in interagency planning meetings, when possible.
  • Complete all documentation required.  Progress Notes completed within 24 hours of the service and data collection/encounters should be turned in on a weekly basis
  • Collaboration in treatment planning.
  • Attend all initial trainings required by state regulations and attend 20 hours of training annually detailed in training plan
  • Attends all treatment team meetings for clients.
  • Meets clinical supervisor on weekly basis.

Requirements:

High school diploma or the equivalent OR

BCaBA Certification, RBT certification, or BCAY certification OR

Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the provision of behavioral health services.

Act 33 clearance.

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 Navigator

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]

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

Therapists

Full Time/Part Time and Contractor Positions Available

Overview:

Master level clinicians needed in our Norristown and Abington locations.  FT/PT and Fee for Service positions available

Responsibilities vary per position:

  • Provide services to children, adolescents and/or adults.
  • Provide individual and/or group therapy to individuals experiencing behavioral health challenges, including co-occurring and trauma related needs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a clinical discipline with proof of clinical practicum
  • License a plus

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.

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

Employee Benefits:

  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Paid Time-Off

Behavioral Health: Transition to Independence (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 youth on the caseload 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.
  • Must follow CDC guidelines and agency protocols for COVID -19 in our daily work.

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. 

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

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: 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. 

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

To apply, email Jodie Davis at [email protected].

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Case Management/Recovery Coach

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, couseling.
  2. Be a registered nurse or
  3. A high school diploma & 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.

Other Requirements:

  • 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:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Linking to community and other resources and to support individuals in identifying and accessing formal and informal resources independently
  • Assisting consumers in obtaining and maintaining housing
  • Maintaining production rates to meet the program’s expectations
  • Completing documentation and other paperwork in a timely and professional manner as well as to comply with Central’s standards and state licensing requirements
  • Promoting the recovery philosophy in our daily activities
  • 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.

To apply, email resume to:

Kosh Ciaffone, HR Assistant, at [email protected] or

Dave Wilkinson, Director of Case Management at [email protected]

Behavioral 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 resume to:

Kosh Ciaffone, HR Assistant, at [email protected] or

Jodie Davis, Director of Children’s Services, at [email protected] 

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

Behavioral Health-Administrative Navigator-Clinical Wellness Recovery Team

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.   

To apply, email resume to:

Kosh Ciaffone, HR Assistant, at [email protected] or

Eileen Curley, Director of Outpatient Services at[email protected]

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

Behavioral Health-Therapist-FT/PT and Contractors

Overview:

Master level clinicians needed in our Norristown and Abington locations.  FT/PT and Fee for Service positions available

Responsibilities vary per position:

  • Provide services to children, adolescents and/or adults.
  • Provide individual and/or group therapy to individuals experiencing behavioral health challenges, including co-occurring and trauma related needs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a clinical discipline with proof of clinical practicum
  • License a plus

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.

Send Resume to Kosh Ciaffone at [email protected]

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

Employee Benefits:

  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Paid Time-Off