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Current Career Opportunities for Kauai

- updated 6/10/08

Job Title: Behavioral Home Care Givers
Status: Full-Time
Location: Kauai (DD)
Job Summary: CARE Hawaii is looking to recruit families who are willing to use a bedroom within their home for residential living for a participant with maladaptive behavioral needs to include intense and continuous interventions to address significant challenging behaviors that present danger to self, others and property. Clinical oversight, training, and 24/7 oversight will be provided to care home givers to learn skills to help participant become more independent, skills for the community, redirection, making choices, and learning to be part of a family unit.
Minimum Education: High School + background checks
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Ability and desire to handle residents with maladaptive behaviors and carry out treatment plans created by the support team at CARE Hawaii in conjunction with a team approach of intervention.
Preferred Experience: Experience and ability/desire to handle residents with maladaptive behaviors and carry out treatment plans created by the support team at CARE Hawaii in conjunction with a team approach of intervention


Job Title: Case Management Specialist
Status: Full-Time
Location: Kauai (CBCM)
Job Summary: Provide specialized case management services for clients diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, psychosocial assessment, needs assessment, creating treatment plans, providing education and support, linking clients to community resources to further independence and stability and working collaboratively with fellow team members.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s with minimum 12 credit hours in counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, social work, social welfare, sociology or other behavioral sciences accepted.  Master’s degree in a human services field preferred.
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: 1 ½ years of direct experience working with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. 
Preferred Experience:  Clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients with severe and persistent mental illnesses under the clinical supervision of the Team Leader.  Need ability to independently respond to the varied needs and demands of clients, families/significant others, staff, physicians and other multidisciplinary team members.  Must have strong commitment to the rights and abilities of each client served.


Job Title: Certified Peer Specialist
Status: FT & PT
Location: Kauai (CSM/CMO)
Job Summary: The Peer Specialist has experience as a recipient of mental health services for severe and persistent mental illness and is willing to share his or her knowledge, personal and practical experience with the team and clients.  The Peer Specialist collaborates with the team to ensure the recognition, understanding, and respect for each client’s point of view, experience, and preference when planning the delivery and evaluation of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services.  The primary responsibility of the Peer Specialist is to provide peer counseling, support, and consultation to clients, families, and the team under the clinical supervision of licensed professional staff.
Minimum Education:  High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma “GED”. AMHD Peer Specialist Certification needed.  Must have 1 year in recovery
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illness
Required Skills: Perform mentoring, problem solving, support, and encouragement to clients to actively participate in their own recovery and promote hope and empowerment.


Job Title: Crisis Therapist
Status: Part-time
Location: Kauai (CSM & CMO)
Job Summary: Utilize clinical skills and experience to provide crisis stabilization and crisis support to clients experiencing immediate and often life-threatening crisis situations. Provide community based services.
Minimum Education: Requires at least Bachelor’s Degree (with a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, social work, social welfare, sociology, or other behavioral science).
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Requires at least 1½ years of specialized experience, including internships and/or other supervised practical experiences in a clinical or rehabilitation setting with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Advanced knowledge in psychology, risk management, and behavior management required. Must be computer proficient.
Preferred Experience: Work is intellectual in nature and requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment; requires ability to respond independently to the varied needs and demands of clients, families/significant others, physicians, and other multidisciplinary team members. Clinical skill and experience in assessing and providing stabilization and support for clients at risk of suicide/homicide or experiencing other crisis situation also preferred.


 

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Fax # 808-791-6198

Email: Jobs@carehawaii.com

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