Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
SUBSTANCE USE SPECIALIST (CASAC) - CCBHC
*$500.00 sign on bonus*
(Received after successful completion of six (6) months’ probation)
The Postgraduate Center for Mental Health is a viable and well-established mental health/human services agency that is revolutionizing the delivery of services to the severely and persistently mentally ill. PCMH offers a diverse range of career opportunities, competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work for one of New York's most distinguished organizations. Through our broad array of mental health clinics, residences, outreach, case management programs and support services, we offer full-time, part-time, and Fee For Service as well as Per Diem employment opportunities.
Job Summary: Full-Time Substance Use Specialist (CASAC) to provide outreach, engagement, individual and group treatment for patients receiving substance use treatment on site and in the community. This candidate will work with medical and clinical providers during participant visits, maintains close contact with participants during the entire treatment and consults with providers as needed.
Essential Functions: This position requires the candidate to conduct assessments, individual and group treatment sessions, participate in community outreach activities, outreach in PCMH’s operated programs and facilities, participate in treatment case reviews, and coordinate client’s treatment with other providers in a timely fashion.
Minimum Education/Requirements: H.S. diploma/GED preferred with minimum one year experience working with people with mental illness. CASAC certification is required. Experience working in a community health with culturally diverse populations strongly preferred.
1. Undergo background clearances prior to employment including fingerprinting with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, State Central Registry (SCR) clearance, the Staff Exclusion List (SEL), and K-checks Exclusion Management.
2. Ability to maintain clearances throughout the duration of employment.
3. COVID-19 vaccination required.
Salary Range: $45,000-50,000 annually (commensurate with experience)
• Supportive and warm work environment
• Medical and Dental Benefits
• Flexible Spending and Commuter Benefits
• Generous Paid Time off
• Holiday Pay
• 403 B
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NYC Substance Use Specialist (CASAC) - CCBHC
ONLY those resumes and candidates whose work experience closely matches the requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. No Walk-Ins or Phone Calls.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. The New York City Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations based on race, color, creed, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, disability, or marital status. NYC-EEO/AAP. New York State NYS-EOE