Board of Directors Position – Allegheny HealthChoices, Inc. (AHCI)
Pennsylvania’s Medicaid managed care program, HealthChoices, allows each county to operate and manage the publicly funded behavioral health program (mental health and substance use disorder services) at the local level. Since its inception, AHCI’s primary organizational responsibility is to support Allegheny County in the oversight and monitoring of this program. This includes contractual compliance, financial oversight, reporting, and analysis. We work with provider organizations and community stakeholders to ensure that people have ready access to recovery-oriented, high quality behavioral health services, and we help build capacity so that systems are able to respond to change and continuously improve. We also partner with other counties and provider organizations to improve and support the needs within the behavioral health sector.
AHCI is currently seeking new board members who are committed to our mission and eager to support the work within the community behavioral health system.
Time Commitment and Expectations:
One full term of three years (optional second term)
- Attend board meetings, which are held on the second Tuesday of every other month (currently virtual)
- Participate in either the board’s finance or quality improvement committee meetings, which are held approximately six times throughout the year
- Bring intellectual curiosity and passion for work within behavioral health
- Have an interest in healthcare data and reporting
- Those with personal or family lived experience within the behavioral health system are particularly encouraged to respond
- No fundraising is associated with board tenure
See more information at www.ahci.org. To apply, please send your resume to email@example.com.
Job Location: U.S.VETS Phoenix – Phoenix, AZ
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 4 Year Degree
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%
Job Shift: Any
Job Category: Nonprofit – Social Services
Looking for a rewarding position? How would you like to serve those who served?If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a great organization & make a difference, this is the job for you! Come & join our winning team! Benefits include Paid Vacation, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision and Company matching 401K
Director of Behavioral Health:
The Director of Behavioral Health (DBH) reports directly to the Executive Director and has the primary responsibility of developing, planning, and supervising all clinical services, to include mental health services, to improve quality of life for U.S.VETS clients. The DBH is responsible for overall leadership of the Program Coordinators, development and management of psychological, social work, and ancillary therapies provided within U.S.VETS outpatient services.
A COMPLETE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY!
- Establishes appropriate, quality standards for client care in mental health, addiction treatment, and health promotion activities for U.S.VETS
- Assures that appropriate protocols for continuous improvement are established in mental health and addiction services and monitors ongoing compliance with quality assurance standards for mental health and substance use outpatient care
- Plans, oversees, and collaborates on the planning for new program initiatives and oversees and collaborates the efforts to obtain new funding and assure the continuation of on-going funding
- Available for consultation by program staff by being on-call 24/7
- Oversees recruiting, maintaining and providing appropriate clinical coverage in the clinical department and collaborates with the program department to ensure 24-hour clinical coverage for clients
- Hires, trains, directly supervises, and evaluates the Clinical Administrative Coordinator, Program Coordinators, and Licensed Clinical Therapists
- Manages and oversees U.S.VETS internship program to include but is not limited to task assignment, conducting weekly supervision and adhering to university and licensing board standards
- Oversees the performance- and competency-based standards for all clinical programs
- Creates an individual and group supervision schedule for the site in accordance with frequency standards as defined by national Clinical and Program teams
- Conducts and documents individual and group supervision for each position based on the direct service administrative and clinical responsibilities in accordance with standards as defined by national Clinical and Program teams
- Oversees medical billing process at the site for clinical services to ensure compliance with regulations and internal U.S.VETS procedures
- Assures ongoing communication and reporting with outside funders and maintains positive collaborative relationships with external stakeholders
- Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
- Oversees quality assessment and improvement activities as required
- Facilitates weekly clinical and case management meetings
- Supervises curriculum governing client psychoeducational classes, mental health treatment classes and substance abuse treatment classes
- Assumes 100% of the Clinical Administrative Coordinators role and responsibilities in this positions absence/position vacancy through independent completion of tasks or through delegation of responsibilities
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Masters degree in social services or other related field required
- Independently licensed in social services; a minimum of 5 years of employment in an executive-level clinical role at U.S.VETS may substitute for license requirement.
- Minimum of three (3) years management experience of multiple programs and personnel
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proficiency in computer and information systems
- Professional manner and appearance
- Ability to take general direction, work independently and within a team
- Ability to work effectively with diverse group of clients, staff, and community members
- Knowledge/experience working with veterans preferred
- Ability to travel locally between program sites as needed as well as periodic national travel for conferences/training. Valid drivers license preferred.
- If driving company vehicles, must meet company insurance requirements and complete a provided driver training course.
United States Veterans Initiative is a non-profit organization whose mission is the successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support.
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2382887
The Community Health Case Manager plans, implements and assesses needed services to programs with specialization in HIV Care and Treatment Services. This Community Health Case Manager role with Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center is a professional position working in the development and coordination of public health education, health promotion, and community outreach activities. This part-time position (potential to become full-time in future) provides basic case management to people living with HIV and support for people who were recently incarcerated.
- Conduct HIV testing
- Conduct HIV informational workshops
- Develop and implement with client a plan for stabilized community living for people living with HIV and adults recently released from incarceration
- Provide basic case management to include assisting clients with obtaining identification, employment application, financial budgeting, housing and attention to medical needs
- Interview and elicit pertinent information from applicants
- Conduct comprehensive assessments to identify required services
- Interpret rules and regulations regarding eligibility for other programs
- Develop individual service plans
- Support clients in short and long-term goals; provide referrals
- Provide follow-up, service plan review, and re-evaluations
- Coordinate services with other medical and social services
- Conduct home visits as needed
- Compile data to prepare records and reports
- Prepare financial reports
- Facilitate consumer information groups
- Provide social service support to people living with HIV/AIDS in southwestern PA and support to older persons being released from incarceration
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, public/business administration, health or related field, required
- 2-3 years’ case management experience
- Demonstrated knowledge about the strengths, needs and barriers for people living with HV and AIDS, and senior citizens
- Demonstrated knowledge of Ryan White and other funding sources for the HIV population, and senior citizens a plus
- Knowledge of community resources for appropriate referrals
- Demonstrates ability to use motivational interviewing techniques when determining eligibility for social services; elicits information through intake screening interviews and financial documentation
- Ability to work well with people of diverse social, cultural and economic backgrounds
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Excellent communication and organizational skills, along with detail-orientation
- Act 33, 34 and FBI clearances needed
- Valid PA driver’s license, clean driving record, insurance and registration required
COMPENSATION: $21.24 per hour
Because Macedonia FACE serves medically vulnerable consumers COVID-19 vaccination is required. Proof of vaccination is required within 45 days of hire. The company will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.
Penn Center for Community Health Workers is a center of excellence for CHW research, patient care, and dissemination. Our mission is to achieve health equity through effective, sustainable CHW programs. CHWs share life experience with the people they support and provide community-based social care, advocacy and navigation to those made disadvantaged due to race and socioeconomic position. Our IMPaCT model, which has been featured on National Public Radio and the New York Times, has served more than 15,000 people in Philadelphia. The program is proven to improve primary care access, chronic disease control, and mental health while reducing hospital days by 65%. We have helped over 50 organizations across 20 states create, launch, and sustain effective CHW programs. We are part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which provides competitive salaries and exceptional benefits, including an annual tuition benefit.
We have developed IMPaCT, a nationally-recognized, evidence-based Community Health Worker (CHW) model, and there is growing demand from organizations across the country to use our tools and training to start or improve CHW programs. We’re looking for highly-engaging, dynamic individuals with a passion for helping others learn to train IMPaCT members across the country using our best-in-class training curriculum. After receiving training, orientation, and sign off, the IMPaCT Training Specialist will teach the IMPaCT model by: (1) delivering practice and discussion-based training to CHWs and CHW managers, including onboarding training as well as ongoing professional development; and (2) supporting the PCCHW external dissemination team’s technical assistance delivery to IMPaCT members. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in individuals’ professional development; shape the Community Health Worker field with an organization committed to social justice; and help us continue to scale our course delivery. This is a full-time position.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The IMPaCT Training Specialist is a member of our external dissemination team, who works to support member organizations around the country. They will:
- Use the evidence-based IMPaCT model to deliver engaging, effective training to CHWs and CHW managers working in healthcare, public health, and community organizations across the country
- Direct online and in-person training logistics, including registration management, scheduling, and collecting and analyzing evaluation data
- Provide individual and group feedback to help trainees learn
- Design and update IMPaCT materials, online tools, and training curricula to help scale and improve our external dissemination of IMPaCT
- Deliver excellent customer service to IMPaCT members, building the foundation for long-term, productive partnerships
- Provide technical assistance and tailored troubleshooting to partner organizations, supporting fidelity to the best practices
- Contribute to organizational initiatives related to patient care work in Philadelphia, including planning and facilitating internal trainings for PCCHW team members.
- Prior training and facilitation experience with adult learners
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, particularly the ability to explain topics and concepts in an easy-to-understand, accessible manner
- Ability to troubleshoot in the moment and think on your feet
- Ability to work independently, managing multiple projects with competing deadlines
- Passion for learning and professional development, particularly for marginalized groups
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic organization where flexibility, collaboration and creative thinking are valued
- Able to travel up to two weeks in a row at a time (excluding weekends) to work on-site at partner locations
- Creativity to adapt curriculum to new modes of delivery, including online learning
- Experience with online meeting technologies
How to Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to Terry Mittelman (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line “IMPaCT Training Specialist” Please label attachments as follows: “LastnameFirstname_TScoverletter” “LastnameFirstname_TSresume”
Flourish in a place you can be proud of. At Lutheran SeniorLife, you can proudly go to work every day, knowing you’re an important part of a well-run organization with the highest standards. Your efforts are what help us achieve our great reputation for quality care, facilities and staff. Together we’ll grow and sustain this rewarding, enriching environment for both seniors and employees.
The Clinical Liaison is responsible for effective marketing of the Lutheran SeniorLife System, including Nursing and Rehabilitation Programs, to potential customers and referral sources. Develops strategic marketing plan and implementation to achieve census and volume goals. Promotes services through personal contacts, phone calls and professional and community involvement to increase, retain and initiate referrals. Maintains favorable relationships with discharge planning departments of hospitals, physicians. Portrays a positive image to referrals sources, community and professional groups.
- Pennsylvania nursing license required (LPN). Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Requires 2 -3 years of healthcare and marketing experience.
- Demonstrates understanding of skilled, long term care and reimbursement.
- Must possess knowledge to assimilate information and communicate effectively to physicians, social workers, internal staff and families in a professional and timely manner.
- Good assessment skills to complete nursing and home health assessment.
- Ability to professionally represent Lutheran SeniorLife.
- Excellent oral, written and organizational skills, good judgment and resolution skills.
- Able to set priorities, to work with minimal supervision and to interact in a positive manner and communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other facility employees.
- Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Word and Excel required.
Lutheran SeniorLife and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers.
Join the PathWays Team! We are looking for dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make an impact in the community and on the lives of the individuals we serve.
Position Description: The Direct Support Professional will provide direct care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that reside in our Residential Homes. The employee is responsible for facilitating or assisting with all individuals’ needs in conjunction with the Individual Support Plan (ISP), which includes, but is not limited to: daily activities such as eating, personal hygiene, cooking and serving meals, light house keeping duties, running errands, medication administration, medical appointments, providing companionship, and community outings.
- Maintains the Residential Home in a safe and secure manner.
- Maintain certification in CPR/First Aide and Medication Administration.
- Assist individuals with personal needs throughout the shift, i.e. eating, bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, etc.
- Meets the physical and emotional needs of each individual
- Always treat individuals with respect, as an equal and put their needs as top priority.
- Assist in mealtimes set-up and preparation and oversight of individuals’ clean-up, while ensuring the individuals’ independence and participation.
- Ensure all required documentation (daily, monthly, etc.) is accurately completed.
- Observe, review, and report on the progress of individuals in achieving Individual Plan.
- Observe individuals’ behavior and physical health status and report all changes to supervisor.
- Transport individual(s) to and from medical appointments.
- High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED), strongly preferred
- One year of direct care or human services experience, required
- In lieu of HS Diploma/GED, 4 years of direct care experience of individuals with IDD will be accepted
- Ability to lift, turn, and move objects of up to and including 30 pounds. If over 30 pounds, ability to assist in a two or multi-person lift. Physically capable of participation in physical management of individuals.
- Must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. Must maintain driver’s license during employment.
- Ability to drive a car and/or agency vehicle(large passenger van/minibus)
- Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of PA Criminal Background Clearances.
- Receive a health appraisal and a Mantoux TB test prior to start date and every two years thereafter.
In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the Employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified Individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer. EOE
Position Summary: The Clinical Director provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that Your Child’s Place has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people in place to effectively grow. The position accomplishes this through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the agency (PathWays). This position is accountable for achieving quality patient care through appropriate leadership and utilization of human and fiscal resources. The Clinical Director serves as a liaison between Your Child’s Place and the community at large and promotes and assists with clinical marketing services to increase patient referrals and admissions.
- Collect, assess, and record information regarding infant/child and family to identify developmental level and psychosocial needs. Develop, update and implement individualized plan of care for each infant/child.
- Attend all IFSP meetings. Collaborate with Intake Coordinator/Utilization Review Specialist.
- Audit medical records to ensure that children are receiving the prescribed PT, OT, SLP, etc. and ensure that children are receiving all appropriate EI therapies.
- Ensure that there is effective communications with parents, regarding center operations,
programmatic changes, and other issues.
- Assist with insurance authorization of patients as needed.
- Work with the VP of Child Services to manage the day to day operations of the facility, provide program analysis for the senior management with corresponding strategies to improve the overall financial health of the organization.
- Involve the Medical Director in direct patient care issues when appropriate.
- Complete daily assessments of child’s health status and current family issues. Collaborate with the PCP, specialty physicians, Medical Director, and other appropriate providers in the formulation of the ongoing and/or revised care plan.
- Work with the Fund Development and Marketing Director and VP of Child Services to identify appropriate target markets to promote and market YCP.
- Assist the VP of Child Services to create and implement a strategic plan and modify, as needed.
- Contributes to social media outlets by commenting, sharing posts or writing articles.
- Evaluates staff performance against job description criteria and competency assessment, providing guidance and coaching to develop each individual as well as each unit to its highest potential.
- Works closely with Clinical Compliance/Quality Coordinator to create and communicate clinical competencies, insuring adherence to all quality and productivity standards.
- Conducts department or supervisor meetings to promote communication, assess and resolve needs, address any and all changes to children’s medical needs/plans and foster teamwork.
- Create, implement, and monitor a Quality Assurance Plan and provides quarterly compliance reports to the VP of Child Services and Medical Director. Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies, supervise inspections.
- Coordinate all Incident and Injury Reports; complaint Resolution reports, etc. Maintain and complete a monthly summary of Incident Reports.
- Manages and oversees all clinical staff operations; manages the clinical team to ensure quality and productivity expectations.
- Participates in the processes and decision making for all new hires, transfers, promotions, discharges, assignments, rewards and disciplinary actions.
- Assesses training needs and promotes developmental activities for the clinical staff by collaborating with the Organizational Development team.
- Builds positive and productive relationships with a diverse population; demonstrates cultural sensitivity and effective interpersonal skills; establishes and maintains appropriate rapport and partnerships with staff, and colleagues inside and outside the organization.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with at least five (5) years (6,250 hours) of pediatric nursing experience.
- A combination of experience and education will be considered dependent on approval from the PA Department of Health
- Valid Pennsylvania RN License
- Committed to excellence, best practices, compassionate and superior customer service with every patient and co-worker.
- Provides direction; clarifies goals and timelines; supports individual team members; fosters open communication and builds cohesive teamwork; acknowledges and values team members’ contribution
- Well organized and detail oriented, with strong planning skills and high level of enthusiasm.
- Ability to lift, turn, and move objects of up to and including 30 pounds with a normal range of vision.
- Ability to travel to other PathWays locations and event sites.
- Ability to perform repetitious work in an office environment and use manual dexterity sufficient to operate office equipment.
- Requires occasional sitting, running, walking, climbing, kneeling, stooping/bending, lifting, squatting, pushing, pulling, crawling, gripping, reaching over head, reaching away from body, and repetitive motion.
- Valid driver’s license. Must maintain driver’s license during employment. Pathways will obtain an MVR report for each employee prior to employment and at least annually thereafter.
- Contingent upon criminal and child clearance results. Results must be received within 45 days of employment. Must renew all required clearances every five (5) years.
- Upon hire and every two years thereafter, submit a health assessment and results of a Mantoux Tuberculin skin test
In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the Employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified Individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer. EOE
Summary of the position: The Mental Health Technician is the primary direct-care worker in the LTSR. This position is designed to provide the daily structure, safety and security for forensic consumers. The care, supervision and the implementation of programming for the forensic consumer is the primary focus of the job.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure that each consumer is secure and safe at all times, both awake and asleep, through direct monitoring.
- Promote a consistent and supportive environment for consumers.
- Support nurses and therapists with implementation of treatment plan, as well, as certified Peer Specialist in implementation of CompKit.
- Teach and model appropriate social behaviors by utilizing and teaching life skills.
- Engage with each consumer individually and in group sin order to increase their level of functioning.
- Support pro-social behaviors.
- Report facility concerns to the Program Director and conduct monthly fire and other emergency management drills.
- Attend and participate in interdisciplinary meetings.
- Complete required documentation in a timely manner.
- Record daily activities and major events of each shift.
- Log into internet and check emails daily.
- Set up and serve meals as per menu on a daily basis
- Ensure all food service materials are prepared for return to Central Kitchen
- Ensure that cleanliness and order is maintained in kitchen
- Assess kitchen for overstocked items and report to Warehouse and Central Kitchen
- Be aware of consumers’ food allergies and sensitivities
- Lifting Requirements – Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
- Physical Requirements – Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, and jump
- Work Location – The position is required to work at the LTSR, both inside and outside
- Bachelor’s Degree with at least 12 semester hours of college training in a mental health field or Associates Degree or equivalent in Human Services field and 2 years direct care experience with at least 12 semester hours of college training in a mental health field or High School Diploma with at least six months of trainings in mental health or a related field
- Basic knowledge of all Microsoft applications
Summary of the Position: The Mental Health Professional (MHP) is responsible for providing individual and group counseling to consumers of the LTSR program and participation on the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team. They develop and maintain the therapeutic milieu.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop therapeutic, supportive, and encouraging relationships, as well as, interventions that assist the consumer in focusing on the immediate topic/objective.
- Provide appropriate therapy modules to meet each individual’s needs, with the goal to build necessary and transferrable in order to manage their mental health symptoms.
- Provide individual, family and group therapy as required, and work in conjunction with consumer to develop a wellness recovery plan.
- Support and educate the consumer in order to assist them in identifying triggers and early warning signs of relapse.
- Focus on Competency Restoration Pennsylvania CompKit
- Complete required therapy sessions, document sessions and interventions, and obtain necessary consumer signatures in a timely manner in the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
- Serve as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
- Work collaboratively and consult with the psychiatrist regarding consumer’ response to treatment to support appropriate psychiatric care and medication management.
- Assist in the coordination and follow-up of aftercare services and referrals.
- Attend meetings, conferences, and trainings as required, Including the Interdisciplinary treatment team.
- Lifting Requirement – Able to lift 20 pounds
- Physical Requirements – Ability to walk, lift, climb, and bend at the waist
- Work Location – This position works in both an office and unit/LTSR Program
- Master’s degree or higher in a generally recognized clinical discipline and registered licensing certification board in the Pennsylvania Commonwealth. Licensure: LCSW, LSW, LMFT, or LPC
- One year of mental health clinical experience
- Must have experience with all Microsoft applications.
ORGANIZATION: Citizen Care Inc.
DEPARTMENT: Community Living (Residential Group Homes)
POSITION: Community Living Manager
STATUS: Full Time; 40 hours / week
SCHEDULE / HOURS: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM w/ (2) 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM and (2) 11:30 to 8:00 PM shifts per pay (days are flexible); every other weekend off
LOCATION: West Hills area (multiple positions open; specifics will be discussed during phone screen)
SALARY: Please submit wage requirements with resume and / or online application
Citizen Care Inc., a subsidiary of Partners For Quality Inc., provides residential, day program, habilitation, supported employment opportunities and behavioral support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are a non-profit organization, accredited by the Council on Quality & Leadership. Citizen Care has locations throughout the West Hills and South Hills of Allegheny County.
The Community Living Manager will be responsible for the management of a designated amount of Community Living homes. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Daily operation of homes
- Staff supervision and training
- Performance of on-call responsibilities as assigned
- Maintain appearance and cleanliness of home(s)
- Vehicle and equipment maintenance
- Focus on The Council on Quality and Leadership’s Quality Measures
- Compliance with CCI Policies and Procedures
- Compliance with 6400 Regulations and the ODP Medication Administration guidelines
- Quality Management Planning
- Incorporating the Agency’s Vision, Mission and Values
- Coordination and monitoring of individual’s finances
- Communicate effectively at all levels
- Completion of Professional Development Plans
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university OR Associates degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university AND six (6) months experience providing service and supports to people with intellectual disabilities OR High School Diploma/GED AND one (1) year experience providing service and supports to people with intellectual disabilities
- One (1) year experience in residential programs
- One (1) year management experience preferred
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Excellent references, both work and personal
- A valid, PA, Ohio or West Virginia driver’s license
- Act 34 and (if applicable) FBI Clearances
Please submit wage requirements with resume and / or online application
Employees have the opportunity to earn additional money through various incentive programs:
- $1,000 Employee Referral (for successfully referring someone to employment)
Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurances (United Healthcare)
- $1,200 cash payout option in lieu of Health Insurance coverage
- Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
- Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
- 16 to 26 Paid Days Off / year
- 48 Paid Sick hours / Year
- 7 Paid Holidays
- Short Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Optional 401(k) with Employer match
- Paid orientation and training (Medication Administration, CPR, First Aid, etc.)
- Free parking
- Mileage reimbursement
- Employee Activities, Rewards and Recognition Programs
- Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
- Cell Phone discount (Verizon)
APPLY TO THIS POSITION
Interested applicants can choose to apply in any of the following ways:
- Complete an employment application online
- Email resumes: Careers@PFQ.org
- Fax resumes: 412-446-0749
- Drop off resumes or apply in person: Partners For Quality, 250 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA 15136
- If you need any assistance or require an accommodation to apply please contact us at 412-446-0700.
Partners For Quality and its family of agencies are an equal opportunity employer