Employment

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS

CHRYSALIS HOUSE, INC. IS RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

Primary Therapist

Case Manager

 



1 – PRIMARY THERAPIST

Position Summary:  The Primary Therapist provides individual, group, and family therapy at 3 residential treatment facilities; administers, scores, and performs initial assessment; conducts behavioral observations; reviews health history; and administers necessary evaluation questionnaires. In addition, develops, writes and updates treatment plans and other medical record documentation; conducts a comprehensive psychosocial assessment; provides intervention according to established principles and best practices and participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning with persons served.  This position requires weekend and evening hours.

Competencies:

  1. Communication proficiency
  2. Ethical Conduct
  3. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  4. Problem Solving/Analysis
  5. Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities
  6. Thoroughness
  7. Time Management
  8. Working with a team
  9. Flexibility

Required Education and Experience:

  1. Master’s Degree in a human services field (e.g., social work, psychology) from an accredited college or university.
  2. Qualified Mental Health Professional as defined by state regulations.
  3. Minimum of three (3) years of experience working in a human services field.
  4. Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of chemical dependency and mental dysfunctions.
  5. Knowledge of human behavior and performances; individual differences in abilities, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  1. Licensed Clinical Social Worker or CSW under supervision.
  2. Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor or LPCA under supervision.
  3. Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor or under supervision.
  4. Proficient in facilitating curriculum-driven group therapy sessions.

Licensure/Certification:

Must possess a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance.  Must possess CPR/First Aid certification or enroll in first available CPR/First Aid class.

Interested applicants should mail resume to the Assistant Director, 1589 Hill Rise Drive, Lexington, KY 40504 or email it to Human Resources, connieneal@chrysalishouse.org

2 – CASE MANAGER

POSITION SUMMARY:

The case manager position, using discretion and independent judgement, is responsible for coordinating the delivery of services to persons served.  This positon is responsible for conducting and or/monitoring the case management assessment, the treatment planning process and follow-up, preparing written reports, notes and discharge planning.  In addition, the case manager provides referral source information, arranges for referrals to appropriate service providers and ensures access to services.  The case manager provides crisis intervention, conducts home visits and transports persons served in company vehicles.  This position requires skills in setting short and long term goals related to substance abuse and mental health treatment issues.   The case manager may also assist with peer support and psycho-educational groups and serve as an advocate for clients’ rights and benefits.

Required Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field (e.g., social work, psychology) from an accredited college or university.

2. Minimum of one year of full-time employment working directly with individuals in a human services setting post completion of a bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  1. One to two years of case management experience.
  2. Knowledge of basic chemical dependency and substance use/abuse treatment.

Competencies:

  1. Interpersonal skills
  2. Decision making skills
  3. Communication proficiency
  4. Time management
  5. Thoroughness
  6. Working with a team
  7. Ethical conduct
  8. Flexibility
  9. Effectively work with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities

Licensure/Certification:

Applicants must possess a valid state driver’s license, a good driving record and proof of insurance.  Must possess CPR/First/Aid certification or enroll in first available class.

Interested applicants should submit a resume to Connie Neal, Assistant Director,  1589 Hill Rise Drive, Lexington, KY 40504 or connieneal@chrysalishouse.org.

 

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