Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Outpatient Mental Health Counselor

Essential Functions:

  • To provide culturally competent mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, and/or geriatric individuals and families who are experiencing difficulties due to life situations or mental health concerns such as Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and other diagnoses.

  • Must have knowledge of ICD-10 & DSM Diagnosis guidelines. Knowledge of appropriate available resources for children/adolescents, adults, geriatric individuals, and their families.

  • Ability to provide intake and assessment, individual, group and family therapy and abide by state licensing expectations surrounding appropriate documentation and individualized treatment planning.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or Activities Therapy with progressive experience in human services; in accordance with Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS).

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related social services field with a clinical practicum; in accordance with Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS).

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) preferred in addition to the Master Degree above.

Benefits and Requirements:

  • In addition to the ones listed above, we provide FREE ongoing licensure (LPC) supervision for employees who are eligible (starts after 90 day introductory / training period).

  • New Act 33/34, State Criminal, and FBI clearances required upon hire, computer skills and/or experience with an Electronic Health Record required. Monday-Friday daytime schedules.

  • Must have ability to travel to and from other locations such as schools and/or nursing homes as needed. Must have valid driver's license and proof of insurance.

  • Competitive salary & excellent benefits package! (Starting salary offers are based on education level and experience.)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $32,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • Master's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • mental health services: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Interested Candidates please send resume and cover letter to: jaimel@washcomm.net or go to www.indeed.com


Mental Health Counselor/Therapist

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a Psychology, Counseling, Therapy or Social Work based program that is eligible for Licensure as an LPC, LSCW, or LMFT.

  • Non-licensed accepted but licensed candidate preferred.

  • Licensed candidate must be a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Pennsylvania.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with Children, Families, and/or Adults in the mental health field.

  • A valid/current Driver’s License and proof of car insurance required.

  • Knowledge on the use of Electronic Medical Records (preferably Credible) and the various regulations for outpatient and school based services.

Essential Job Duties for the Outpatient Therapist (Office and/or School Based) include but are not limited to the following:

  • To possess the skills, knowledge and experience that are required in the process of assessing, planning, and providing treatment to the consumers you are assigned to be seeing.

  • To carry a caseload of office based and/or school based consumers that will help you to meet or exceed the expected productivity requirements.

  • To meet any daily/weekly/monthly required productivity standards set forth by the management of Washington Communities Human Services.

  • To provide individual, group, and/or family therapy as needed based upon the consumer’s goals in their Treatment Plan.

  • To act in a professional manner as an employee/representative of WCHS while interacting with consumers, their families, schools employees, and any other agencies you may come into contact with as an employee here at Washington Communities Human Services.

  • To follow all necessary outpatient licensure regulations to maintain proper chart compliance for the electronic health records of your consumers you are seeing for treatment.

  • The Adult and/or Child Therapist will perform all other job duties as assigned by the Outpatient Services Director, the Executive Director, Management Team or Board of Trustees.

Supervision and Job Performance:

  • The Adult and/or Child Therapist will be supervised by the Outpatient Services Director on an as needed basis with a minimum of at least one time a month being scheduled for clinical supervision. It is the responsibility of the employee to set up scheduled supervision times with their supervisor.

  • Work is reviewed and evaluated by the Outpatient Services Director, Director of Compliance, and the Executive Director.

  • Annual performance evaluations will be performed by the Outpatient Services Director on the Adult and/or Child Therapist’s anniversary date. The annual performance evaluation will be reviewed and signed by the Director of Programs and placed in the employee’s Human Resource file. A copy will be provided to the employee.

  • The Adult and/or Child Therapist will attend monthly outpatient staff meetings that are held to discuss and review any changes within the clinic.

  • The Adult and/or Child Therapist will attend in service trainings as needed and any outside conferences/seminars with the approval of the Outpatient Services Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 - $39,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:

  • Mask wearing when in office

Education:

  • Master's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Behavioral Health Services: 1 year (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 50% (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Interested Candidates please send resume and cover letter to: jaimel@washcomm.net or go to www.indeed.com


Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • The Chief Operating Officer is hired and supervised by the Executive Director. The COO directly supervises the Intellectual Disabilities Supports Coordinator and Autism Supervisors, the Blended Case Management Supervisor, and the Outpatient Director. The COO provides oversight and support to all departments while ensuring staff coverage for each and assisting with maintaining program compliance.

  • The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and providing performance evaluations, disciplinary action, performance improvement measures, etc. on all program supervisors for the above programs. The COO will develop an individualized training process for each new program supervisor hire in regards to acclimating the candidate to their new position. The Chief Operating Officer will also ensure / provide coverage for the supervisors of each of the above programs in the case of vacancies and/or paid time off.

  • The Chief Operating Officer (COO) in collaboration with the Director of Compliance and Quality Assurance ensures that the above programs are in accordance with Federal, State, and local legislation and directives and participates in the licensing reviews and audits of these programs. The Chief Operating Officer is directly responsible to the Executive Director for the organization, management, supervision, and evaluation of all of the Center’s programs in conformity to all applicable standards and best practice.

  • The Chief Operating Officer in collaboration with the supervisors creates and negotiates measurable objectives and productivity for each program (Intellectual Disabilities Support Coordination Program, Blended Case Management Program, and the Outpatient Program) and evaluates the success of each program based on fiscal sustainability, federal, state, and local regulations compliance, quality of services, and consumer satisfaction.

  • The Chief Operating Officer will work closely with the Executive Director, the Director of Compliance and Quality Assurance, the CFO, the HR Director, Supervisors and the Medical Director to develop sound written policies and procedures for the agency in terms of the data collection, outcomes measurements and improvement and growth of services. He/she will also work closely with the Chief Fiscal Officer to properly address budgeting issues and assist in development efforts for the agency in regard to program expansion and growth.

  • The COO will be actively involved in the agency’s Committee Meetings (Program, Development, Safety, Human Resource, Fiscal, and Compliance Committees) and participate in the implementation process of the organization’s Strategic Plan which includes a strong emphasis on Quality and Growth. The Chief Operating Officer will prioritize researching expansion options that are in line with the organization’s mission. S/he will work with the Supervisors on developing growth strategies to develop, initiate, and oversee areas of growths within the service lines. This may include applying for RFPs, increasing capacity efforts, and investigating potential satellite locations.

  • Although the Medical Director clinically supervises the Med Management staff within the Outpatient Department such as nurses, Certified Nurse Practitioners, etc. the Chief Operating Officer will work closely with these staff for administrative oversight such as approving time off, coordination of schedules, coordination of services between the OP Department Therapy Staff, training and learning the electronic health record, documentation regulations, and approval of administrative time off.

  • The COO is the formal liaison between the agency programs and the Washington County Behavioral Health Department. The COO will keep the ED informed on any updates, concerns, changes, and/or issues that the WCBHD may have in regards to the agency programs and/or staff. The COO will promote and maintain a positive working relationship with providers, funders, government entities, licensing bodies, and the community.

  • The COO will develop a relationship with the organization’s stakeholders in the community as well as assist in any marketing or advertising strategies to increase positive awareness and exposure in the community, promote the organization’s services, and increase referrals. This may be through promotional events, distribution of marketing materials, presentations to local referral sources, and/or attending local provider meetings.

  • The COO is the next level of mediation for the union in times of progressive grievance / arbitration over the respective departments that the COO manages when the dispute is not resolved between the supervisor and staff.

  • The COO will be in charge of agency operations in the absence of the Executive Director and will attend the Board of Directors monthly meetings as needed and/or invited.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:

All consumers and staff are required to wear a mask/face covering and/or provide temperature checks upon reporting to duty each day.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Washington, PA 15301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

Experience:

  • Operations management: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Interested Candidates please send resume and cover letter to: natalie.ross@washcomm.net or go to www.indeed,com


Blended Case Manager

DESCRIPTION: The person in this position plans, organizes and supervises the on-going operation of the agency's Blended Case Management Program (BCM). Must possess sufficient administrative organizational and professional skills to ensure the effective functioning of the service, is directly responsible for the day to day operations & for ensuring that a system of 24 hour/7 day week emergency coverage is available for consumers (supervisor provides back up support only), must possess advanced crisis intervention counseling, motivational interviewing, and reflective listening skills & advanced knowledge of involuntary commitment procedures.

REQUIREMENTS: A Master's Degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation, activity therapies, counseling or education & 3 years mental health direct care experience

OR a Bachelors Degree in sociology, social work, psychology, gerontology, anthropology, history, criminal justice, theology, counseling, education & 5 years mental health direct care experience 2 of which must include direct supervisory experience

OR a Bachelors Degree in nursing and 3 years mental health direct care.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:

  • Masks are required to be worn, social distancing is practiced, tele appts are offered.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Washington, PA 15301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Case management: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Interested Candidates please send resume and cover letter to: thomasb@washcomm.net or go to www.indeed,com


Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Supports Coordinator

  • The Supports Coordinator conducts in-depth initial assessments of individuals with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities, Families, and Service Providers to determine the nature and extent of the individual services needs and provides a provisional diagnosis and Individual Service Plan.

  • The Supports Coordinator obtains appropriate background information and documentation and administers selected screening tests which assist in the diagnosis and Individual Service Plan.

  • The Supports Coordinator participates in inter-agency planning of specialized and/or generic services for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism, their Families and other Service Providers.

  • The Supports Coordinator provides any consultation required by Families and other Service Providers.

  • The Supports Coordinator makes referrals when necessary to appropriate resources available for individuals with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities.

  • The Supports Coordinator may provide counseling (supportive, emergency, and crisis intervention) services to individuals with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities, Families and Service Providers under the supervision of the Supports Coordination Supervisor and/or the Executive Director.

  • The Supports Coordinator maintains appropriate contact with the County Mental Health / Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Program Office and the Regional Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Office regarding services, liability and payment issues and the licensing requirements.

  • The Supports Coordinator shares in the responsibility for meeting all licensing requirements.

  • The Supports Coordinator is knowledgeable about Intellectual Disabilities and Autism services and provides consultation and education to the public regarding Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities issues.

  • The Supports Coordinator develops and coordinates services which meet the needs of individual consumer with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism, and works closely with Advisory and Consumer Groups to enhance services.

  • The Supports Coordinator acts as an advocate for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism.

  • Required paperwork. Act 33/34 & FBI Clearances required. Knowledge of appropriate available resources for these individuals & families. Bachelor's Degree required. Medical benefits, Paid Leave, Paid Holidays, Pension Plan.

Act 33/34, FBI and Criminal Clearances required, computer skills required. Monday - Friday. Competitive salary & excellent benefits package!

Required Degree & Experience: A Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Special Education, Social Welfare, Psychology, Gerontology, Criminal Justice or other related Social Sciences, and one year of direct care experience with individuals with intellectual disabilities in a Human Services Agency

Interested Candidates please send resume and cover letter to: natalie.ross@washcomm.net


Licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (LPN)

Washington Communities Human Services, Inc. is seeking a full time or part time psychiatric nurse practitioners to provide culturally competent mental health care to patients in need of psychiatric evaluation and/or medication management services at our Washington, PA outpatient clinic. These services can be provided on site with adults and/or children as well as in the local school based programs.

Exciting opportunity as well as excellent salary, flexible schedule, and potential sign-on bonus!

Interested Candidates please send resume and cover letter to: natalie.ross@washcomm.net

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