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Careers2021-04-13T11:04:53-04:00

Substance Use Disorder Careers

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Current Job Openings

Director of Nursing/Detox – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes annual service and performance goals and objectives for the Detox Unit and formulates an organizational structure for achieving them.
  • Formulates and promotes a philosophy of quality patient-centered care and theoretical foundation from which chemical dependency treatment is provided for patients which is consistent with accepted standards of care practice.
  • Coordinates all nursing activities to achieve and maintain efficient and competent nursing practices.
  • Maintains medical/nursing staffing aligned with regulatory and contract requirements.
  • Monitors all medical ancillary services and contracts including pharmacy, laboratory, staffing, etc.
  • Performs liaison functions with other departments.
  • Interacts with staff to help identify ongoing patient needs concerns, issues, or problems that require resolution prior to the patient’s movement to the next level of care.
  • Assists in treatment plan development including identifying motivating factors to help the patient satisfactorily complete treatment through the continuum of care provided.
  • Establishes, monitors and evaluates quality and compliance for the Detox Unit in conjunction with the Compliance department.
  • Assures that all client records are kept current, meets licensing, accrediting, and regulatory standards and reflect appropriate staff treatment.
  • Ensures medication administration to patients is completed efficiently and accurately and that documentation is timely and accurate.
  • Recommends inventory of house medications. Completes ordering, inventory control, and medication counts in compliance with appropriate licensure and certification.
  • Maintains nursing, infection control and medical policies.
  • Serves as the infection control officer.
  • Coordinates occupational health, including influenza vaccinations and other health and safety matters to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Serves on the risk management committee.
  • Functions as a staff nurse if/when necessary.
  • Assesses the needs of staff in the areas of professional growth and development and provides appropriate clinical supervision.
  • Provides or arranges for training and assures that staff members receive the necessary training.

 Qualifications & Experience:

  • Licensed as an RN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required.
  • Experience working as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner.
  • Certification by the State of Pennsylvania to function as a Nurse Practitioner/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is preferred.
  • National Certification from American Nurses Credentialing Center as Nurse Practitioner if applicable.
  • Progressive supervisory experience.
  • Experience or major interest in working with patients with chemical dependency disorders.
  • CPR certification.
  • Complete understanding and utilization of electronic medical records.
  • Ability to build rapport with staff and patients.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Senior Accountant Revenue Cycle Specialist – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with Accounting Manager and VP of Finance to lead the Revenue Team. This team is responsible for all aspects of revenue accounting including client contract interpretation, contract entry process, contract management & organization, billings & collections and other related activities.
  • Designs, implements, and monitors fiscal internal controls surrounding the revenue cycle.
  • Reviews revenue KPIs and provides revenue trends/analysis.
  • Independently manages the EHR system and ensures monthly revenues are properly reflected in the GL system/ERP via Journal Entries/Uploads.
  • Works with Accounting Manager and VP of Finance to compile policies and procedures surrounding the revenue cycle.
  • Ensures compliance with regulations and billing and collections policies in order to facilitate attainment of accounts receivable targets.
  • Ensures all billing, adjustments and payments are posted in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Develops and performs ongoing trend analysis on third party payer payment levels to ensure that reimbursement is in accordance with allowable amounts stated in agreements and contracts.
  • Works with appropriate individuals to resolve reimbursement discrepancies.
  • Performs ongoing trend analysis of third-party payer rejects and denials.
  • Monitors and makes decisions regarding the value and collectability of accounts receivable.
  • Implements and monitors collection procedures, minimizing contractual and bad debt write offs and maximizing cash collections.
  • Maintains existing relationships with contracted providers. Ensures contractual language is kept current, evaluates fee schedule on a yearly basis to identify possible opportunities for additional covered services, medical policy changes and reimbursement.
  • Coordinates and communicates contractual terms to the Revenue Team to ensure staff is informed of changes in medical & billing policies.
  • Develops and maintains periodic reports on the status of all contracts.
  • Assures accurate data entry of contract specifications and terms into database and completeness of all contracting processes.
  • Develops, negotiates and maintains contracts with all payers including insurance companies, unions, managed care organizations and government programs. This includes researching territories to identify gaps with our payer base and supporting the expansion into new markets.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Accounting.
  • CPA or working towards designation preferred.
  • 3-6 years of experience in Healthcare.
  • Working knowledge in the areas of patient access, billing, accounts receivable and cash management requirements, health insurance and business office operations.
  • Experience with EHR and ERP/GL systems.
  • Expert in Excel.
  • Detail and deadline-oriented.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Financial Counselor – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Remains in communication with Admissions staff regarding relevant financial information.
  • Meets with patients within the first few days after admissions to discuss any relevant financial information such as payment plans, current balance owed, back balance, Charity Care/scholarships and complete all necessary documentation.
  • Follows up with patient throughout entire inpatient treatment to ensure patient is always aware of their financial obligation, charity care/scholarship status, and continued payment options. Assists with patient benefits verification as needed.
  • Sets up all reoccurring payment transactions in Payeezy and follows up on credit card denials on a weekly basis.
  • Makes outbound calls to work with patients that may owe balances, or, who have defaulted on payment plans. Refers accounts to collections when appropriate.
  • Reviews daily records of admitted patients to ensure that insurance and auth information is accurate and communicates necessary updates to admissions and/or UR staff.
  • Assist with maintaining open communication between admissions, UR and Business Office.
  • Creates Daily Deposit Packets for all payments collected and reports information to finance daily.
  • Reviews and corrects all patient payments collected by admissions for accuracy; makes any necessary corrections and ensures that all payments are balanced.
  • Responsible for verifying patient insurance benefits within a defined time frame.
  • Works with residential counselors & patient care coordinators to verify patient financial obligation prior to change in level of care as requested.
  • Responds promptly to any inquiries, provides high level customer service and adheres to all processes and procedures.
  • Assists with mailing self-pay statements as needed. Assists billing department with payment posting.
  • Completes PA Wits GPRA 6 months follow up calls.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree.
  • Preferred 1-2 years’ experience in healthcare.
  • Must have experience with insurance verification and mathematical skills including percentages.
  • Knowledge of computer operations and a multi-line telephone system is required.
  • Knowledge of computer operations.

Admissions Counselor – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes substance abuse assessments using ASAM level of care placement criterion and assessment principles.
  • Provides case consultation and professional documentation to contractual agencies.
  • Completes precertification with insurance companies and county funding sources.
  • Identifies funding sources and processes funding requests as needed.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with patients, payers and community support representatives.
  • Submits accurate and timely professional clinical documentation.
  • Works collaboratively to facilitate admissions with emphasis on internal and external customer service.
  • Follows all federal and state regulatory guidelines and requirements.
  • Attends all staff meetings and required trainings.
  • Performs other related duties as may be required or as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with a major in a related field.
  • One-year clinical experience in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting.
  • Knowledge of crises intervention and risk assessment, basic chemical dependency, crisis and behavior management.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain ASAM criteria certification.

Admissions Receptionist –– Per diem time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the face of the organization, offering friendly service to those entering the building or calling in on the phone.
  • Manages the building log of who is entering and exiting the building and issues visitor badge.
  • Answers a multiple line phone system; manages calls by routing them to the proper extensions or takes messages and delivers them within our message system.
  • Collects and documents patient co-pay and self-payments for treatment.
  • Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories.
  • Accepts deliveries and mail, organizes them to be distributed to the correct recipients using the office mailing system and ensures they get to the recipient in a timely manner.
  • Manages outgoing mail and packages for pickup.
  • Maintains the reception area, keeping it clean and free of clutter.
  • Communicates with building maintenance as needed.
  • Handles filing and data entry.

Qualifications & Experience:

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

Outpatient Admissions Counselor – Full time position. Langhorne Outpatient Office; Full time position. Fort Washington Outpatient Office.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes level of care assessments on prospective patients seeking admission to outpatient levels of care, but also other levels of care as needed.
  • Works with other departments to facilitate timely admissions with a focus on exceptional internal and external customer service.
  • Completes precertification with Managed Care or Insurance companies.
  • Performs various duties of a counselor when needed.
  • Meets all federal, state and local confidentiality requirements at all times.
  • Attends all staff meetings, trainings or committees as appropriate.
  • Performs other related duties as may be required or as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Master’s degree or above 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.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain ASAM criteria certification.
  • Previous experience in a related field.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Deadline and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Substance Abuse Counselor, Outpatient Services – Part time position. Bensalem Campus; Full time position. Langhorne Outpatient Office.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual, group, couple and family counseling sessions to patient population and their families in a professional and competent manner.
  • Facilitates psychoeducational groups.
  • 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.
  • Develops patient focused, meaningful treatment plans.
  • Provides diagnostic intake assessment & evaluation utilizing ASAM and PCPC criteria.
  • Ensures competent management of co-occurring treatment needs.
  • 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.
  • Attends all staff meetings, trainings, and committees as requested.
  • Assists in marketing functions when appropriate.
  • Responsible to meet all Federal, State and Local confidentiality requirements at all times.
  • Provides other assistance as requested by their direct supervisors.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree required
  • License and/or certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment and/or ASAM criteria required
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities

Substance Abuse Counselor, Residential Services – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual, group, couple and family counseling sessions to patient population and their families in a professional and competent manner.
  • Facilitates psychoeducational groups.
  • 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.
  • Develops patient focused, meaningful treatment plans.
  • Provides diagnostic intake assessment & evaluation utilizing ASAM criteria.
  • Ensures competent management of co-occurring treatment needs.
  • 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.
  • Attends all staff meetings, trainings, and committees as requested.
  • Assists in marketing functions when appropriate.
  • Responsible to meet all Federal, State and Local confidentiality requirements at all times.
  • Provides other assistance as requested.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, or other related field; Master’s  degree preferred
  • License and/or certification preferred
  • Minimum of one-year clinical experience in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting
  • Knowledge of Substance Use Disorder treatment
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities

Driver – Per diem position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Transports patients to and from destinations relating to business conducted by the Foundation.
  • Completes transportation requests and notifies manager of any issues
  • Uses route navigation apps to map the best routes to destinations
  • Safely drive company vehicles by following set rules and regulations
  • Interact with customers in a professional manner
  • Drives in inclement weather when necessary

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have a high school education or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be capable of performing the duties of the jobs
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of addiction
  • CPR/first aid certification is desired

Behavioral Health Technician – Full time & 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

Staff Nurse – Part time and 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

Medical Assistant – Per diem 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.
  • Possesses basic knowledge of addiction concepts and effects of alcohol and drugs on adults.
  • Handles confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Seeks out supervision and/or notifies supervisory staff when unusual situations arise beyond scope of expertise.
  • 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.
  • Assists the nurse with other duties as requested.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Candidate must have experience as a Certified Medical Assistant or Nursing Student
  • Phlebotomy Certification preferred.
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting and providing direct care/services to patients, preferably in a drug and alcohol treatment setting.
  • Ability to build rapport with patients.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.


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