Careers2021-12-23T11:20:27-04:00

Substance Use Disorder Careers

Livengrin Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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

Director of Development – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the development of the annual budget, which accurately reflects the financial condition of the organization in the areas of fundraising and public relations.
  • Responsible for supporting fiscal management that anticipates development programs to operate within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position in the areas of fundraising, donor relations and grant making. Responsible for developing other resources necessary to support Livengrin’s mission.
  • Responsible for the enhancement of Livengrin’s image by being active and visible among local business leaders, corporations, and other professional, civic and private organizations.
  • Responsible for moving forward and expanding appropriately upon strategic plans to ensure that Livengrin can successfully fulfill its mission into the future.
  • Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff within the areas of fundraising, public relations, and development areas of Livengrin.
  • Implements and evolves the strategic plan for Livengrin in the areas of fundraising and donor relations.
  • Evaluates existing programs, identifies and recommends new funding opportunities consistent with the mission and vision of Livengrin.
  • Pursues new and existing grant opportunities to enhance Livengrin’s system of services.
  • Works in partnership with the program staff to make certain that all participants in Livengrin’s programs receive the highest quality of services through continued enhancement of programmatic excellence.
  • Identifies potential donors and increase the overall visibility of Livengrin.
  • Cultivates and sustains relationships with a wide variety of constituencies including current and potential donors, foundations and government sources, local businesses and community partners.
  • Oversees fundraising efforts and, in time, engage other professional fundraisers in seeking annual, major, campaign and planned gifts.
  • Participates in creating annual department budget.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five or more years of development and fundraising experience.
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership and a style that motivates people to work hard while having fun.
  • Solid, proven budget management skills including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making, and reporting.
  • Strong organizational abilities including collaborating, planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Five or more years’ experience in professional fundraising/development to include applied knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations with foundations, individuals, corporations, and other sources.
  • Experience, interest, and a proven track record with major gift fundraising.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and appropriate self-confidence and maturity to effectively communicate Livengrin’s vision at all levels and across organizational lines in a manner inspiring to staff, board, and donors.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff with a “hands-on” orientation to the workplace and supervision, and the humility to be willing to take on any task at any time.
  • Familiarity with the recovery community and/or addiction treatment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well within a team of highly motivated individuals.

Assessor – 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.

Cash and Fix Asset Specialist – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs monthly reconciliations.
  • Records daily cash activity.
  • Prepares, reviews and analyzes monthly financial statements.
  • Assists in the month end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes, ensuring transactions are in accordance with GAAP and internal policies and procedures are followed and communicate exceptions to management.
  • Works with the VP of Finance and Accounting team in standardizing practices and procedures.
  • Maintains the Fixed Asset and associated depreciation schedules on the FAS Software System.
  • Insures proper support for purchases and disposals.
  • Manages employee credit card applications and charges.
  • Prepares labels and maintain files as needed within the department.
  • Prepares correspondence as needed within the department.
  • Assist in maintaining Purchase Order Processing System.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business or Accounting preferred.
  • Previous experience in accounting or other related fields.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in managing goals through collaboration and teamwork.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required including the ability to create formulas (V-lookups a plus).
  • Excellent mathematical and computational skills.
  • Ability to apply strong problem solving techniques.
  • Experience and skill in reconciliations.
  • Detail and deadline-oriented.

Biller and Collector – Full time position. Bensalem Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Calls insurance companies and patients for overdue balances.
  • Prepares and submits clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper.
  • Answers questions from patients and insurance companies.
  • Reconciles accounts.
  • Discusses and sets up payment arrangements with patients.
  • Performs various collection actions including contacting patients by phone and/or mail, correcting and resubmitting claims to third party payers.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.
  • Assists co-workers when necessary.
  • Works as a team player in a team atmosphere.
  • Works occasionally with minimal supervision.
  • Handles special projects as delegated.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Experience with medical billing and collection and cash posting.
  • Familiar with medical terminology and of “Explanation of Benefits”.
  • Knowledge of payment denials.
  • Good math aptitude.

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.

Substance Abuse Counselor, Outpatient Services – Part time and full time positions. 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 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 from an accredited college preferred. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • License and/or certification or must be actively working towards.
  • 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

Driver – Part time position. Based at the 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 job.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of addiction.
  • CPR/first aid certification and Narcan administration training is desired.

Behavioral Health Technician – Full time and 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 – Full 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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