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Continuing Care Specialist in Westborough, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/10/2018

Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

The Continuing Care Specialist is responsible for the coordination of continuing recovery services for clients returning to the community after completion of the Inpatient Residential Services program and for providing aftercare counseling services to clients on campus. Performs case management activities based on clients' continuing care plans regarding initial housing, job searches, and establishment of medical services, social services, education, support services, and services from other community providers. Coordinates continuing care recovery referrals by developing positive relationships with community providers and including scheduling of initial appointments. Works closely with the Clinical staff in the Inpatient Residential Services program to ensure the clients transition smoothly from the residential portion of treatment to the continuing care program. The Continuing Care Specialist also collects data and program success rates as directed.


Qualifications:

  • LADC, CADC or similar substance abuse treatment certification preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in education-counseling, psychology, rehabilitative counseling, social work, substance abuse treatment, mental health or closely related field preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of supervised substance abuse counseling experience required; 3 years or more preferred.
  • Re-integration planning and case management experience required.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to spend up to 50% of their time on local travel using their personal vehicle in the completion of essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

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Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin.