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Careers2020-10-23T12:13:01-04:00

Substance Use Disorder Careers

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This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Current Job Openings

Administrative Assistant/ Admissions Coordinator – Full time position. Oxford Valley Outpatient Office & Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Answers all incoming calls in a prompt and efficient manner and directs them to the appropriate staff member or department.
  • Completes intakes on incoming calls and schedules intake appointments based on agency policy and staff availability
  • Ensures immediate attention to all visitors entering the facility.
  • Completes Benefit verification for both Commercial and Medicaid Insurances Policies
  • Collects, records and makes deposits according to Livengrin policy.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client related information.
  • Maintains fiscal and statistical records.
  • Inputs computer information including posting of daily activities, billing and CIS information.
  • Types correspondences and reports.
  • Files paperwork and mails correspondences.
  • Completes inventories and orders office supplies, when needed
  • Maintains office cleanliness.
  • Communicates with building maintenance, when needed
  • Operates office equipment.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Experience using a multi-line phone system preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • At least one-year experience in a secretarial position, preferably in a health care setting.
  • Familiar with confidentiality rules and regulations.

Behavioral Health Technician – Per diem positions. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains an orderly and therapeutic environment for patients.
  • Monitors patients regularly.
  • Shares observations regarding patient behaviors and other relevant information.
  • Performs search of patient belongings according to protocol and documents in the electronic health record.
  • Assists with the completion of required paperwork upon patient admission.
  • Orients newly admitted patients to Livengrin policies, expectations and daily schedule.
  • Performs patient rounds according to company policy and documents accordingly.
  • Performs room searches as required.
  • Conducts educational seminars and lectures to patient population in a professional and competent manner and documents in the electronic health record.
  • Monitors patient meetings and lectures.
  • Documents necessary information in the electronic health record.
  • Supports the clinical staff as needed.
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of patient activities.
  • Completes inventory of various items and restocks forms and handouts related to patient orientation and other programs.
  • Handles patient admission in conjunction with nursing staff during overnight

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Demonstrated interest in working in the addiction treatment field through documented training and/or education or stable personal recovery.
  • Possesses basic knowledge of addiction concepts and effects of alcohol and drugs.
  • Familiar with utilizing Microsoft office.

Residential Counselor – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Functions as a Case Manager for existing patient caseload.
  • Responsible for maintaining clinical chart including, but not limited to Intake and Assessment, Diagnostic Summary, Treatment Plans, Progress Notes, Consult notes, Discharge Summaries, Continuing Care Plans and other documents as is required.
  • Coordinates services, including precertification, concurrent reviews, and making necessary referrals within confidentiality guidelines and practices.
  • Conducts educational seminars to patient population in a professional and competent manner.
  • Provides individual, group and family counseling sessions to patient population and their families in a professional and competent manner.
  • Attends all staff meetings, trainings, and committees as requested.
  • Responsible to meet all Federal, State and Local confidentiality requirements at all times.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in human services) or other related field with includes a practicum in a health or human service agency preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. Master’s degree preferred. 
  • License and/or certification preferred
  • Must have previous experience in a human service agency
  • Background in substance use treatment preferred
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities

Staff Nurse – Full time & Per diem positions. Bensalem Campus. 

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates clinical understanding of both drug and alcohol toxicity, consistently and correctly identifies patients in states of detoxification; consistently and correctly identifies signs of withdrawal, demonstrates skill in detecting drug side effects and/or interactions.
  • Completes the admission assessment; identifies and prioritizes needs of the addicted patient within eight hours of admission.
  • Performs routine nursing functions necessary at the nurses station.
  • Transcribes physician orders.
  • Administers medications and orders patient medications as needed.
  • Observes patients and writes progress notes.
  • Processes unit admissions and discharges.
  • Maintains accurate log, completes all paperwork and updates 24 hour report.
  • Participates in continuing care planning process.
  • Completes medication checks during third shift.
  • Reports pertinent data to staff on the following shift.
  • Observes and records patient behaviors and reports pertinent information.
  • Demonstrates follow-through with prescribed treatment and/or issues outlined in treatment plan.
  • Communicates accurate information to oncoming shift and effectively and consistently gives change of shirt report.
  • Initiates and participates in coordination of care with members of the multidisciplinary chemical dependency treatment team.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of diverse nursing procedures to treat the chemically dependent person and takes a leadership role to provide safe, innovative patient care.
  • Provides individual and group patient education on chemical dependency as assigned.
  • Conforms to establish State Nurse practice Act, departmental and facility policies and procedures.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current license as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
  • Previous experience in chemical dependency nursing and/or psychiatric nursing with medical-surgical experience preferred.
  • Valid C.P.R. certification.

Certified Nurse Practitioner – Per diem position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes medical history and physical examinations on patients utilizing facility history and physical exam forms. Identifies normal and abnormal findings on history and physical exams.
  • Initiates requests for laboratory studies, diet, activity levels based upon facility protocols.
  • Initiates orders for medications for the treatment of substance detoxification and other medical problems.
  • Identifies normal and abnormal findings on laboratory studies and initiate request for appropriate follow-up studies as indicated.
  • Makes decisions regarding data gathering and appropriate management and treatment of patients being seen for the initial evaluation of a problem or the follow-up evaluations of a previously diagnosed and stabilized condition.
  • Initiates appropriate evaluation and emergency management for emergency situations, for example, cardiac arrest, respiratory distress, injuries, burns, and hemorrhage.
  • Completes patient discharge summaries based upon facility protocols.
  • Performs clinical procedures including venipuncture, intradermal tests, application of dressings and bandages, removal of foreign bodies, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and audiometry screening.
  • Provides counseling and instruction regarding common patient problems.
  • Collects specimens for and carries out commonly performed blood, urine and stool analysis and cultures.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Certification by the State of Pennsylvania to function as a Registered Nurse Practitioner.
  • Licensed as an RN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • National Certification from American Nurses Credentialing Center as Nurse Practitioner.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working as a Nurse Practitioner preferred.
  • CPR certification.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience or major interest in working with patients with chemical dependency disorders.

Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – Per diem position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes psychiatric consultations and the ordering of psychotropic medications.
  • Identifies normal and abnormal findings on laboratory studies and initiates request for appropriate follow-up studies as indicated.
  • Makes decisions regarding data gathering and appropriate management and treatment of patients being seen for the initial evaluation of a problem or the follow-up evaluations of a previously diagnosed and stabilized condition.
  • Initiates appropriate evaluation and emergency management for emergency situations; for example, cardiac arrest, respiratory distress, injuries, burns and hemorrhage.
  • Performs clinical procedures as required.
  • Provides counseling and instruction regarding common patient problems.
  • Assists with medical history and physical examinations on patients utilizing facility history and physical exam forms. Identifies normal and abnormal findings on history and physical exams.
  • Initiates orders for medications and laboratory studies for the treatment of substance detoxification and other medical problems. 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Certification by the State of Pennsylvania to function as a Registered Nurse Practitioner.
  • Licensed as an RN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • National Certification as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse by the Board on Certification for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice.
  • MSN/PsyNP Degree as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from an accredited university.
  • Three years experience working as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner preferred.
  • CPR certification.
  • Two years experience or major interest in working with patients with chemical dependency disorders.

Nurse Technician – Part time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly shares observations regarding specific patient behaviors, background and other relevant factors.
  • Maintains an orderly and therapeutic environment for patients.
  • Communicates important clinical information verbally and/or in logs for the next shift.
  • Sets up charts for new admissions and maintains proper documentation.
  • Assists nurse, when necessary, with treatment planning input, continuing care plan input, contact with referral sources, halfway/recovery houses, coordination of outside appointments and transportation.
  • Performs and/or assists with search of belongings and properly ensures proper inventory; removes contraband properly and performs necessary documentation.
  • Properly and correctly takes and routes phone messages; answers phones promptly and courteously; provides clear, correct information to callers, visitors and coworkers.
  • Performs ancillary functions that are consistent with maintaining facility operations. This includes communicating patient movement with the admission department, maintaining census and other logs and completing any paperwork required.
  • Completes inventory duties, including restocking forms and handouts related to patient education, orientation and other programs.
  • Performs clinical functions within scope of expertise. This includes vital signs, detox assessments (CINA/CIWA scales), assisting in pre-certifications and transcribing orders.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting and providing direct care/services to patients.
  • Must demonstrate interest working in the addiction treatment field through documented training and/or education.
  • Possesses basic knowledge of addiction concepts and effects of alcohol and drugs on adults.


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