Therapist – Fee for Service

Outpatient – Norristown office

 

Therapist- Fee for Service

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.

 

Requirements

Master’s degree. Driver’s License a plus. Flexible hours.

 

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 eileenc@centralbhorg

 

Recovery Coach – Case Manager

Recovery Coaches – Case Management – Norristown office

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Dave Wilkinson at 610-277-4600 x 172 or email davew@centralbh.org

 

Community Outreach Worker

Community Outreach Worker

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum qualifications are high school diploma or GED.  Prefer experience in the community we serve, strong advocacy and organizational skills, as well as co-occurring and bilingual skills.  Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

 

  • In a flexible and creative manner, provide community outreach, assessment, intervention and needed follow up for all assigned consumers. Position is community-based.
  • Serve as primary agency liaison with CHOC and the Your Way Home initiative.
  • Advocate for consumer needs and collaborate with other community agencies such as Montgomery County Mental Health, Mental Health Association, Social Security, Hedwig House, and other agencies.
  • Seek, assess and refer people to all needed resources.
  • Conduct PCPCs and refer consumers to the appropriate levels of care.
  • Conduct housing stability and support visits.
  • Provide education and information and referral for services to the public, businesses, groups, consumers and their families.
  • Arrange for emergency services including food, shelter, transportation, co-occurring treatment and hospitalization.
  • Work closely with Recovery Coaches and other staff to facilitate follow up on people who may be homeless within Central’s service area.
  • Serve as the agency housing expert, liaison with Norristown area landlords, and cultivate new landlord-tenant relationships.
  • Develop and grow a housing resource and subsidy list for use by agency staff and the community.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as needed.

 

 

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/contractors will not have to provide current clearances as clearances on file are renewable every 5 years.

 

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Dave Wilkinson at 610-277-4600 x 172 or email davew@centralbh.org

 

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Registered Nurse

JOB OPENING

Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse will work directly with individuals who experience serious mental illness in the role of a “Clinical Nurse Navigator.” The Clinical Nurse 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.”

This position is full time, salaried working 37.5 hours per week or part time.

NOTE:  There are no weekend or holiday hours required.

  • To 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.
  • To foster cooperative relationships among the diverse professional teams within the program and community to facilitate overall health improvement and wellness of consumers with severe mental illness.

Qualifications

  • The applicant must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania with three years of direct care experience. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is preferredAssociates degree in nursing with at least 1 year of experience in psychiatric nursing would be considered.
  • Experience in both acute care and mental health preferred as the individual will be utilizing their entire body of knowledge in providing integrated care.  All resume’s will be considered, but those with less diverse nursing experience may be required to submit additional information
  • 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.

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 eileenc@centralmhmr.org

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Facilitator

 

Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Facilitator

Description:

Central Behavioral Health is 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 Collette D’Angelo at (610) 272-3042 x318 or colletted@centralbh.org

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 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 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 Claire Myers, Program Manager, at clairel@centralbh.org or call 610-270-0625 x301.

 

 

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavior Specialist Consultant/Mobile Therapist

Contracted position
Master’s Degree in Human Services filed required
Willingness to travel to various locations within Montgomery County
Basic computer knowledge and working knowledge of Microsoft Word
Experience working with children with diagnosis on Autism Spectrum needed
Behavioral Specialist License preferred
Spanish-speaking a plus 

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing treatment plans and BHRS packets
  • Conducting in-home and in-school visits
  • Assessing behavioral needs and formulating behavior management charts/plans
  • Working collaborating with families, schools, and office staff in order to ensure child’s success across settings
  • Attending and conducting interagency meetings

 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 see the following links for instructions on how to apply for these clearances: 

Federal Criminal History Record – https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpw.htm

PA Criminal Background Check – https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

PA Child Abuse Clearance – http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/ucmprd/groups/webcontent/documents/form/s_001762.pdf

**Please note that the Child Abuse Clearance must be mailed and cannot be completed online**

NOTE:  In accordance with new state regulations, current Central employees will have to reapply for any of the above clearances that are over 1 year old, if chosen for this position.

Resumes and inquiries to Dana Walker