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Substance Use Disorder Case Manager

Company: Merakey
Location: Penn
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking a Drug and Alcohol Case Manager to join our team at our program in Penn Hills, PA. Earn $20.80/hour with the selection of the Enhanced Pay Option. Our Drug and Alcohol Case Manager will provide case management services for persons in recovery. Meet with PIRs on demand and via scheduled appointments to assist with linkage to external resources such as, but not limited to: housing, recovery based supports such as 12-step meetings, medical benefits, PCP, specialty doctors, food banks. Assist PIRs in obtaining valid, state identification. Complete LogistiCare forms for PIRs needing bus passes, gas reimbursement, and transportation assistance. Oversee token distribution and ensure program maintains adequate token supply. Go to BHTEN as needed, as directed, to obtain additional tokens when needed. Daily monitoring of program's Resource Room. Effective and timely communication with Supervisors and Counselors on PIRs needs and as resources or obtained and/or changed. Assist Counselors as needed with referrals to a higher level of care and with transfers limited to ensuring ROIs are obtained and paperwork sent timely. Ability to educate and encourage resistant PIRs to participate in therapy services. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. BENEFITS Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules , cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more! To fill out an on-line application: Requisition number: 80937 ABOUT MERAKEY Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse. Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in psychology, social work, or related field.
  • Have a credential through PCB (ie. CRS, CPS, CAAP) or be actively working toward licensure or certification.
  • Licensure or certification will need to be achieved within two (2) years of hire.
  • One (1) year of case management experience.
  • Knowledge of multiple types of resources in the Philadelphia area with ability to link PIRs to needed services.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to operate company owned vehicles including a 10-passenger van.
  • Hires after 7/1/2021: employees must complete and maintain certification and/or license required by regulations and offered by Merakey within the required timeline. Failure to successfully complete and maintain license and/or certification and associated continuing education requirements will prevent you from being able to fulfill this role.

Keywords: Merakey, Pittsburgh , Substance Use Disorder Case Manager, Executive , Penn, Pennsylvania

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