Wedge Recovery Centers
 
Wedge Recovery Centers

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Immediate Need: Staff Psychiatrist
Office Locations: Various Locations
Population: experience with Children & Substance Abuse Population highly desired

Part-Time Evening Receptionist
Office Locations: Venango
Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED Equivalent; business school education a plus
  2. Excellent phone skills - - ability to articulate and clearly communicate with others 
  3. Outstanding “people” skills
  4. Good typing skills and computer knowledge
  5. Strong organizational skills
  6. Ability to be flexible and an ability to multi-task
  7. Ability to be positive, upbeat, and energetic.  
  8. Ability to maintain composure in a busy work environment



Weekday Evening & Saturday Fee-for-Service Mental Health Therapist
Office Locations: North, Logan & Juniper
Population: Children/Adolescent Specific
Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree in a related field (i.e., Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Human Services, etc.)
  2. Two years Mental Health work experience (internships may count).
  3. Strong understanding of and knowledge in psychiatric and behavioral disorders; substance abuse knowledge a plus.
  4. Great “people” skills; someone who is dedicated to and eager to assist our members in becoming more independent and self-reliant.
  5. Knowledge and an understanding of the recovery model.
  6. An ability to multi-task and complete/manage all documentation requirements to ensure State and CBH Compliance Regulations in all clinical charts.
  7. Good computer skills.
  8. A team player.

Full-time Mental Health Therapist
Office Locations: North, Logan & Juniper
Population: Adults, Adolescents & Children
Qualifications

This position can be arranged as a Fee-For-Service (paid per session) or Quota Contract (Salary w/ Benefits) position.
  1. Master’s Degree in a related field (i.e., Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Human Services, etc.)
  2. Two years Mental Health work experience (internships may count).
  3. Strong understanding of and knowledge in psychiatric and behavioral disorders; substance abuse knowledge a plus.
  4. Great “people” skills; someone who is dedicated to and eager to assist our members in becoming more independent and self-reliant.
  5. Knowledge and an understanding of the recovery model.
  6. An ability to multi-task and complete/manage all documentation requirements to ensure State and CBH Compliance Regulations in all clinical charts.
  7. Good computer skills.
  8. A team player.
     
 
Recovery Therapist (Asian Language Speaking)
Office Locations: Logan
Qualifications
  1. Bilingual capability – Languages spoken include Vietnamese, Khmer (Cambodian), Cantonese Chinese, and Mandarin Chinese.
  2. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (i.e., Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Human Services, etc.); Master’s Degree is a plus.
  3. A minimum of two years’ work experience in a related field.
  4. Strong understanding of and knowledge in psychiatric and behavioral disorders; substance abuse knowledge a plus.
  5. Great “people” skills; someone who is dedicated to and eager to assist our members in becoming more independent and self-reliant.
  6. Knowledge and an understanding of the recovery model.
  7. An ability to multi-task and complete/manage all documentation requirements to ensure compliance in all clinical charts.
  8. Good computer skills.

 
Counselor (D&A)
Office Locations: Frankford, Venango & South
Qualifications
  1. A minimum of a Master’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree or a Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) from an accredited college or university in a related field of study, or an Associate’s Degree.
  2. A minimum of six months direct counseling experience (Master’s level) or one year direct counseling experience (Bachelor’s level) or two years direct counseling experience (Associate’s level) working with individuals who had a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of working within a managed care environment.
  4. Working knowledge of the DSM-IV, with demonstrated ability to recognize the fundamental criteria sets of Substance Abuse and Dependence as stated in the DSM-IV.
  5. A commitment and demonstrated knowledge of a specific Counseling Theory, and demonstrated ability to apply this theory in counseling situations.
  6. A thorough knowledge and understanding of 12 Step Programs.
  7. Prior training and demonstrated skills in the evaluation, diagnosis and referral of individuals with Substance Use Disorders.

Certified Peer Specialist/Decision Support Center (DSC)
CommonGround is a web-based application that helps people prepare to meet with psychiatrists and arrive at the best decisions for treatment and recovery. The Wedge is opening a CommonGound Decision Support Center at our Juniper Street Mental Health Program (REC and Outpatient)

This position provides services to consumers participating in the Decision Support Center within the agency medicine clinic. Responsibilities include providing recovery oriented peer support, assisting the consumer in identifying Personal Medicine, writing Power Statements, completion of the Common Ground Health Report and using various Decisional Aids and Worksheets. This position reports to the Coordinator of the DSC.

Qualifications
  1. Have current certification as a Peer Specialist. This assumes the following qualifications have been met:
  2. A self-identified current or former user of mental health or co-occurring services who can relate to others who are now using those services.
  3. High school diploma or GED
  4. Demonstrated proficiency in reading and writing
  5. Within the last three years has 12 months (not necessarily consecutive) full or part-time paid or volunteer work experience; one year of college or other educational experience (within the last three years) can be substituted for the work experience.
  6. Ability to establish trusting relationships with their peers.
  7. Commitment to recovery, choice, empowerment, and the ability of people with serious mental illness or co-occurring disorders to find meaningful lives in the community.
  8. Have a thorough knowledge of recovery and wellness philosophy and practice.
  9. Have a working knowledge of issues faced by those who experience serious mental illness.
  10. Life experience which increases the awareness of the needs of adults with serious mental illness.
  11. Ability to communicate effective orally and in writing.
  12. Ability to establish effective working relationship with staff, community partners and clients.
  13. Ability to recognize and be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences.
  14. Must be able to safely perform essential job functions. The Certified Peer Specialist’s duties also require that he or she be able to do the following:
  15. Sit for at least for one hour at a time
  16. Climb stairs when providing mobile services
  17. Lift up to 20 pounds
  18. Walk 5 city blocks
  19. Navigate public transportation


Essential Job Functions
 Teach and assist participants in developing Power Statements in CommonGround Health Report.
 Teach and assist participants in identifying and using Personal Medicine.
 Teach and assist participants in using Decisional Aid Worksheets.
 Teach and assist participants in completing the Common Ground Report.
 Collaborate with other mental health center staff to facilitate participant’s goal attainment.
 Utilize specific interventions designed to assist participants in meeting his/her recovery goals.
 When needed, be assigned to cover the responsibilities of a Certified Peer Specialist within Wedge’s programs ( Psych Rehab, Mental Health, Substance Abuse Services):


Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker (Full-Time)
Office Locations: Older Adult Recovery Program (North) & Juniper
Qualifications
  1. A minimum of a high school diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. For candidates with a high school diploma or Associate’s degree, two years of experience in mental health direct care is required. For a Bachelor’s-degreed candidate, no experience is necessary.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a Recovery-based team-oriented environment.
  4. Will be required to attain Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (CPRP) within two years of employment.