Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and will be kept on file for ninety (90) days from the date of receipt for consideration in filling all applicable vacancies.
Excellent wage and fringe benefits offered.
Current Employment Openings:
Crisis Worker and Alternate Crisis Worker
This position is responsible for providing crisis intervention services to individuals of all ages and families residing in Mercer and/or Crawford Counties. The primary objectives of the position include assisting individuals in managing and alleviating stressors and crisis situations to enable the individual to remain in the community and/or, to sustain the integrity of the family system, through the delivery of crisis intervention services and supports including stress management, coping skills, anger management, conflict resolution and mediation, and safety planning. Crisis intervention services are provided over the telephone or on a face-to-face level at the office setting or in the consumer’s home/community. Overall objectives include reducing the need for more intensive or restrictive levels of care including inpatient treatment, reducing the risk of increased psychiatric symptoms and illness progression, improving the consumer’s ability to maintain independence in the community, promoting the consumer’s mental health recovery and overall wellness, reducing health and safety risks to the consumer and others, and providing an interim level of service and intervention necessary to support the consumer until other formal services and treatment can be established.
Field Based D&A Case Manager
This position is responsible for providing case management services to an identified caseload of individuals with Substance Abuse related disorders or issues. The position will work intensively and collaborating with local Outpatient D/A treatment providers or local Methadone Maintenance providers, as well as, in conjunction with a D/A Recovery Specialist.
This position is responsible to assist individuals with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) who are residing in a community setting who have experienced difficulties in managing their psychiatric medications as prescribed. This position will provide mobile nursing services to these individuals as indicated and assist them in the managing of their prescribed dosing, educating them as to their mental health symptomology, medication side effects, and monitor their compliance of their prescribed dosing. It is expected that as consumers gain skills and knowledge related to their medication needs, their symptoms will stabilize, their risk of hospitalization will decrease, and they will be better able to adhere to their outpatient service needs.
Field Base D&A Recovery Specialist
This position is responsible for providing D/A Recovery Specialist services to an assigned caseload of individuals with substance abuse or addiction related issues, or co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness in need of outreach, mentoring, and peer support and guidance, at all stages of the recovery process. A D/A Recovery Specialist assists consumers, in a target population of 18 years of age or older, in recovery and enhancing wellness by offering ongoing supports and assistance thus promoting and encouraging long term recovery. A D/A Recovery Specialist offers resource information and referral and will work closely with participants before, during, and after their treatment experiences to support and encourage them in their recovery, to promote understanding and successful navigation of the service system, and to promote linkage and connection to other service and support systems such as educational opportunities, public services, employment and vocational skills, etc. Overall objective of the position is to assist participants in achieving and maintaining stability in their recovery and reducing the need for more intensive and restrictive levels of treatment care.