The Intake Specialist is the first face to face contact that a person in recovery (PIR) meets in order to determine appropriateness for involvement in the program as well as the appropriate level of care.
Essential Duties and Functions
Act as first point of contact for people seeking treatment services at CORE.
Track calls for service and initial screening of people seeking services at CORE
Complete level of care assessments to determine appropriateness for services provided by CORE
Instruct educational seminars as assigned
Attend Team Support Meetings, Recovery Plan Update meetings, and clinical supervision as scheduled
Provide crisis intervention
Facilitate Specialty groups as assigned
Initiate and manage referrals for services either at CORE, or other community service agencies that could better meet the person’s needs.
Work cooperatively with the Resource Coordinator to manage referrals and follow-ups with person’s in recovery (PIR).
Work cooperatively with Fiscal Administrator to ensure that billing is timely and correct.
Prepare case presentation for assigned clients at Team Support Meetings and Recovery Plan Update meetings
Determine resources needed to meet the individualized needs identified in the assessment process and assist with the coordination of community support activities
Ensure that all RHD, county, MCO, contractual and state regulations and expectations are met and that the program is prepared for review with limited notice
Enter all required data into WITS and ensure accuracy and completeness.
Complete all required paperwork within agency, State, County and MCO timeframes.
Document groups, education seminars, individual sessions, and any other significant contact with person in recovery daily
Document Team Support Meetings (Case Consultations) as required
Document all outreach efforts
Complete all other agency and licensing required documentation
Attend staff meetings
Provide escort support for PIRs on appointments as deemed therapeutically appropriate
Responsible for on-call duties as assigned
Attend training as required by RHD and licensing bodies
As assigned by the Director(s) to insure continuity of care and foster a supportive nurturing environment for growth.
Experience in a drug and alcohol setting preferred
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field preferred
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field with at least one year in a drug and alcohol setting
One year prior work experience in a drug and alcohol setting preferred
Strong organizational, clinical, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
Valid driver’s license
ACT 33/34 clearances
FBI clearance, as needed
All trainings required by licensure
Resources for Human Development's CORE Beaver County program is a non hospital residential drug and alcohol treatment program providing detoxification, short and long terms treatment in Beaver County Penna.
Resources for Human Development, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.