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Current Career Opportunities for Oahu

 

 


 


Job Title:  Case Manager
Status: Full-Time
Location:  Oahu - ADAD
Job Summary:   This member of the multidisciplinary team has a responsibility to carry out rehabilitation and support functions and assist in treatment; provides drug/alcohol services, education, support, and consultation to families; and provides crisis intervention under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees.
Minimum Education:  Masters or Bachelors Degree and work experience preferred; or High School Diploma with substantial work experience.
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: May have related training or work experience, and life experience. 
Preferred Experience:  Work experience with the adult population with drug/alcohol related issues and currently under the supervision of a Criminal Justice Agency.


Job Title: Case Management Specialist
Status: Full-Time
Location: Oahu (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: Full Time
Location:  Oahu (CBCM)
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: Call-in
Location: Oahu (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.


Job Title: Lead Counselor
Status: Full-Time
Location:  Oahu – ADAD Adolescent IOP
Job Summary: The Lead Counselor position is responsible for providing supervision to CARE Hawaii, Inc., treatment staff members, at the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Program.  This includes both administrative functions and supervisory responsibilities.  Additionally, the Lead Counselor also carries a counseling caseload and is responsible for the following duties:  referral, screening, assessment, intake and orientation, treatment and discharge planning, crisis management, counseling (individual and group), education, case management, charting, and community outreach. 
Minimum Education:  R High School Diploma or G.E.D. and 6 years of professional, counseling experience; or Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or Human Service-Related Field and 3 years of professional counseling experience, or Masters Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or Human Service-Related Field and 1 year of professional, counseling experience and per contract, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) is required through the Hawaii State Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division.
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Minimum of 3 years full-time work experience with the adolescent population who has drug/alcohol related issues.  The individual must have a working knowledge concerning evidenced-based practices for treatment of adolescents. 
Desired Skills: Self Starter, Punctual, and effective communication skills.
Must be a self starter, be a team player, strong verbal and written communication skills, punctual, and attention to detail.  Must be committed and motivated to provide drug/alcohol treatment services to the adolescent population.  Enthusiasm and dedication to working with individuals who are at various stages of development physically, emotionally, and psychologically.  Ability to link individual to resources and support services in the community.


Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Status: Call In
Location: Oahu (LCRS)
Job Summary: This member of the multidisciplinary team is responsible for providing management and administration of medications in conjunction with the psychiatrist; conducting psychiatric assessments; assessing physical health needs; providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services; and sharing shift-management responsibility with other staff.  Will be under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Minimum Education: Graduate of Practical/Vocational Nursing program.
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Psychiatric nursing; Computer proficiency in various software.
Preferred Experience: At least one year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting.


Job Title: Mental Health Technician (also known as Psych. Tech.)
Status: FT/PT/Call-In
Location: Oahu – Likini St. (Group Home)
Job Summary: Responsible to carry out rehabilitation and support functions such as psychosocial rehabilitation programming, treatment planning, education, support, and provide crisis intervention.
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or High School equivalency; and completion of twelve (12) credits or four (4) classes of college coursework in social work, human services, human development, psychology, or a closely related field.
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Work experience with adults with persistent mental illness, co-morbid medical conditions, including physical disabilities. A plus if CNA certified. Have one (1) year experience in the provision of psychological or social, or counseling services in a human service delivery setting that includes interviewing clients and/or observing and recording behaviors for use in the development and implementation of treatment, rehabilitation or service plans.
Preferred Experience: Comfortable in large group settings.


Job Title: Paraprofessional - DOE
Status: Full-time; Part-time; Call-in
Location: Oahu (C&A)
Job Summary: This individual is responsible for providing direct services utilizing applied behavioral analysis approaches to Intensive Services students.  The work requires gathering of behavioral data in response to behavioral interventions, analyzing the trends of the data, and adjusting the behavioral interventions to assist the client in achieving increased behavioral competencies.  Work is primarily intellectual in nature and requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment; requires ability to function independently in the assessment of treatment needs and progress, and to perform risk assessments.
Minimum Education:  Must have a two year degree from an accredited university or institution of higher learning or meet No Child Left. Forty-eight (48) credits when pursing a BA Degree or higher: must have 100 level or higher in any subject area. If earned after June 30, 2003, credits must include three (3) credits in Math and three (3) credits in English. 
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Must attend all CARE Hawaii required trainings. Must pass the Paraprofessional Level 1 test.
Preferred Experience: Work experience with autism spectrum disorders.


Job Title:  Personal Assistance/Habilitation (PAB-1&2) worker
Status: Call-in
Location:  Oahu
Job Summary:   Providing a range of assistance and/or skills training to enable program Participants to accomplish tasks that they would normally do for themselves if they did not have a disability. Such assistance shall include active supervision (readiness to intervene as necessary) and interaction with participants. Services may include personal assistance or training to meet outcomes/goals of increasing independence, developing natural supports, learning, developing relationships, contributing through employment, volunteering/ participation and their associated costs.
Minimum Education:  High School or AA
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Skills training for developmentally delayed or disabled adults and children


Job Title:  Registered Nurse (Case Management)
Status: Call-in (CBCM)
Location:  Oahu
Job Summary:   The Community Bases Case Management (CBCM) RN shall be a member the multi-professional team responsible for conducting psychiatric and medical assessments, basic health care, education, and coordination of medical needs; coordination of appointments/referrals with community physicians, manage, and monitor psychotropic medication administration under the supervision/order of the psychiatrist. The RN shall have an active role in the provision of case management and rehabilitation Services. The RN shall work with the consumer and their support system on the management of symptoms, the development of wellness responses to co-morbid conditions, and development of CM team skills to manage complex health conditions, under the direct supervision on the Care Hawaii, CBCM Team Leader and/or CBCM Psychiatrist.  The RN to consumer ratio shall not exceed one (1) FTE position to one-hundred fifty consumers.
Minimum Education:  Must be a Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Hawaii, Master’s degree preferred, may have Bachelors or Associate degree, and have two (2) years experience, in mental health nursing.
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Strong clinical skills and experience demonstrating competence in problem-solving, critical thinking, collaboration, and clinical competencies in providing education and training to staff members.  Computer proficiency in various software.
Required Experience:  Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in mental health; interest and knowledge of current trends and new developments in the mental health field for the adult target population.  Inpatient/outpatient psychiatric nursing preferred


Job Title: Residential Crisis Manager
Status: Call In
Location: Oahu-Pearl City and Aiea (LCRS)
Job Summary: This member of residential services team has a responsibility to carry out rehabilitation and support functions, and to assist in treatment and crisis intervention; also provides substance abuse services, education, support, and consultation to residents and families as needed. The resident manager facilitates the admission and discharge process for the assigned site, in collaboration with the Registered Nurse on duty, case management and/ or crisis worker.
Minimum Education: Must have a bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral health sciences.
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: 2 years of related training and/ or work experience preferred.
Preferred Experience: Work experience with adults with severe mental illness.


Job Title: Residential Crisis Manager for Children’s Res Hab 4 Home - DD
Status: Full- Time shifts: (4) Weekdays: M-F  4pm-12am
M-F 12am- 8 am;  Weekends: 7am – 3pm: Weekends: 3pm-11pm
Location: Oahu (DD/C&A)
Job Summary: This member of the Children’s ages 12-18 Residential Habilitation level 4 Therapeutic Living Program (RES/HAB 4) services team has a responsibility to carry out rehabilitation and administrative support functions, and to assist in treatment and crisis intervention to children individuals with severe behavioral issues; also provides oversight of RES HAB 4 home staff and scheduling of rotation staff for 24 hour coverage.  The residential manager facilitates the admission and discharge process for the Res Hab 4 participants who may reside in this placement for up to 12 months. The facility will house up to 3 children with challenging behaviors and their support staff, in collaboration with the Registered Nurse on call, DOH case management, program director and clinical supervisor.  
Minimum Education: Requires a Bachelors Degree in a behavioral health science, or exposure to working with children with developmental disabilities.  
Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Performance Standards/Indicators.  Participates and maintains competencies competencies/skills required for the position.  Mature, reliable and responsible.  Detail oriented and quick learner; must be self starter and intuitive to problem solving.   Ability to multitask while dealing with frequent interruptions.  Proficient in general computer use including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Publisher and Internet. Ability to work effectively as a team with good interpersonal skills. Must be comfortable working with children with special needs when needed.  A good work ethic and love for helping those with special needs a must.
Preferred Experience:  Self Starter, Punctual, Reliable and effective communication skills necessary.


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