Certified Recovery Specialist/Certified Peer Support Dunmore, PA in Dunmore, PA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

We are currently seeking a full-time CPS / CRS for our Dunmore CTC facility. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM with various weekend and evening hours as needed.

Dunmore Comprehensive Treatment Center, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics 

The CRS/CPS is a certified professional who manages the patient's cases with a solid background of recovery-based clinical knowledge and expertise and may be responsible for providing some therapeutic services to patients. Provides quality care through developing, implementing, managing and evaluating patient care plans. Collects clinical data, correlates this clinical data and provides clinical input to the treatment team. Conveys medical criteria and clinical information between the insurance provider and treatment team as warranted. May also correlate clinical data for business office as required.

Responsibilities
  • Providing case management and care coordination services for patients in the clinic.
  • Responsible for coordinating continuum of care activities for assigned patients and ensuring optimum utilization of resources, service delivery, and compliance with external agencies and referral sources requirements;
  • May also be responsible for conducting individual and family educational sessions; various duties related to coordinating treatment and discharge activities, as needed
  • Coordinates in a timely manner, issues or activities relevant to the team, and/or to the team’s relationship within the facility or treatment milieu; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED, Associates / Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related Human Service field from an accredited college or university
  • 1-2 years of experience working in behavioral health or addiction recovery setting preferred.
  • Previous experience in case management and/or utilization review preferred

Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Certified Recovery Specialist or Certified Peer Support certification required. 

Company Benefits 

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

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