Do you have the desire to provide a wide variety of case management services to clients with drug and alcohol problems within Luzerne and Wyoming Counties?? Full-time employment Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM with a 30 minute lunch period More than one position may be filled from this vacancy announcement
IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS, AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
This is professional work in providing a full range of case management services in the field of drug and alcohol treatment. The individual will screen and assess their clients' needs to determine the level of care required based on placement guidelines, coordinate access to treatment services, and develop and implement a comprehensive service plan to include case management follow-up. They will also monitor the treatment progress of clients, write reports, and advocate for the clients with other agencies or organizations to maximize the clients' benefits.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Qualifications: Must meet – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the and click on Residency Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - One year as a Drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialist Trainee; OR a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Dependency, Sociology, Social Welfare, Psychology, Nursing or a related field; and one year direct service experience performing counseling or case management work in alcohol or other drug treatment setting; OR a bachelor's degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 18 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, criminal justice or other related social sciences; and one year direct service experience performing counseling or case management work in alcohol or other drug treatment setting; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training. Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcripts to your application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Hiring preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Luzerne or Wyoming County. If no eligible candidates who live within Luzerne or Wyoming county apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered. Must be able to perform essential job functions
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