Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
Substance Use Specialist – QUEENS & BRONX ACT
Seeking (2) full-time Substance Use Specialists to provide integrated care to individuals and family members on an interdisciplinary team serving 68 adults diagnosed with serious mental illness within Queens and the Bronx.
The Substance Use Specialist is responsible for providing counseling, case management, and daily support regarding substance abuse and co-occurring issues. The Substance Use Specialist is an active member of the multidisciplinary ACT treatment team and is expected to perform client assessments to formulate treatment goals. This includes identifying and recommending treatment services that consumers should receive based on severity of substance use diagnosis and stage of change, establish degree risk for substance use and associated harmful behaviors, and interventions required to promote progress towards recovery. Position involves significant fieldwork and home visits. Services are provided both individually and in group settings. Must be detail oriented, self-motivated, have excellent communication skills and be able to document in an electronic health record.
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and/or CASAC plus at least 1 year experience in integrated mental health and substance abuse assessment and treatment. Spanish speaking a plus (Bronx only).
How to Apply:
E-mail cover letter and resume as a PDF document or Word attachment to: HR@pgcmh.org
In the subject line, please write (spell out) the job title for the position you are applying for and the borough you are interested in (Substance Use Specialist-Bronx ACT or Queens ACT). If you do include the borough in the subject line your resume will not be considered.
You can also apply directly through our website by visiting us at: www.pgcmh.org
ONLY those resumes and candidates whose work experience closely matches the requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. No Walk-Ins please.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/ Disability