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CETPA is a Drug Free Workplace (Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required)

CETPA, Inc. Is Georgia’s only Latino behavioral health agency licensed by the State and nationally accredited by CARF to provide integrated outpatient mental health and substance abuse services in English and Spanish. CETPA, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing affordable, linguistically and culturally appropriate substance abuse and mental health treatment and prevention services to the Latino community in Georgia.

Below you can find our latest job openings. For questions or to apply for any position please contact us at careers@cetpa.org

Telecounseling Bilingual Counselor - Part-Time

CETPA is currently recruiting a Bilingual Counselor for a part-time position in the TeleCounseling program.

This is a perfect position for an enthusiastic, team worker, and tech savvy professional in the field of Social Work, Professional Counseling, or Family and Marriage Therapy with great interest in TeleCounseling and experience in providing individual, family, and group counseling services to adolescent and adult populations. The position requires excellent time management skills, self-discipline, adaptability, and strong working ethics.

Competitive salary with language incentive pay and generous benefit package available based on work experience

SUMMARY:

The Tele-Counseling program counselor will be responsible for conducting intake and follow-up assessments, developing individualized service plans, individual, family, and group counseling sessions to the individuals in the tele-counseling program. The Tele-Counseling program counselor will also work in conjunction with recovery support staff as the client advocate, coordinate services between internal and external service providers, and act as a single point of contact for the client and service providers. Counseling sessions will be predominantly through a video-conference platform, and communication with clients will be delivered through a client’s portal, and other HIPAA compliant applications.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master ’s degree in counseling or related field;
  • Licensed in the state of Georgia (LCSW, LPC, LAPC, LMSW, LMFT);
  • At least twelve months of supervised clinical service delivery and knowledge of addiction and mental health.
  • Must be able to write, read, speak and comprehend English and Spanish.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills.
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft software products; Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, OneNote, etc.
  • Familiar with mental health apps, self-help and psychoeducational materials/programs for recovery support.
  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Working outside of regular business hours to accommodate to client’s schedules may be required.
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined, focused, and organized.
  • Able to work under pressure and in environments where the client could have a crisis or dealing with stress, alcohol and other drugs, or mental disorders.
  • Submission to a fingerprint criminal background check whose results allow employment with the organization.
  • Must provide documentations of ability to work in the United States (CETPA participates in the E-verify program for all employees).
  • Submission to a pre-employment drug screen and TB screening
  • Must pass a drug test.
  • Must understand and be willing to adhere to all team policies, procedures, and processes included in the online team Handbook and the patient’s right handbook.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Serve as the Primary Counselor for assigned clients.
  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling to clients and families as assigned using available technology.
  • Work in collaboration with project director, program manager, recovery support staff, paraprofessional, communications and IT team members to implement, maintain, and achieve the expected program outcomes.
  • Attend and participate in all clinical staff meetings, administrative meetings and in-service trainings.
  • Data Collection: Conduct continuous data collection interviews including documenting outcomes of services providers and enter date into web system within 7 business days of each interview.
  • Data Management: Work in conjunction with Evaluator staff member to implement appropriate accommodations or modifications to maintain fidelity to the proposed treatment model and guarantee the expected outcomes.
  • Contribute creative ideas for client’s engagement, retention, and satisfaction level with the program.
  • Contribute in creating a database of online resources, selecting and testing smartphone applications, therapeutic videos and online materials that will support client’s recovery and progress in treatment.
  • Coordinate planning and implementation of all and program support activities.
  • Responsible for completing a Discharge Summary, LOCUS/CAFAS, CANSA/ANSA, and any other required discharge documentation for all clients within thirty (30)working days of a planned discharge from services; Seven (7) days for Substance Abuse clients.
  • Meets face-to-face at least once to complete GPRA intake and process of admission to the TeleCounseling program.
  • Add TCE-TAC funding source to all clients after admission to the program; add team assignments
  • All clinical documentation (progress notes, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, discharge summary, transfer summary and any other required by licensure or accreditation standards) will adhere to the DBHDD Documentation Guidelines.
  • Assist in completing programmatic semiannual extensive reports if needed.
  • Document services on client electronic record after each direct client contact as dictated by CETPA’s policies and procedures.
  • All clinical documentation (progress notes, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, discharge summary, etc.) will be completed within 24 hours.
  • In the absence of an assigned Recovery Support Staff (RSS), counselor will communicate with referral sources on admission and thereafter, as required by the referral source or dictated by CETPA’s policies and procedures.
  • In the absence of the Intake Counselor, counselor will contact family members, if allowed by client, and orients them to family participation.
  • Develops with client an After Care Plan at least one week prior to completion of treatment.
  • Responsible for obtaining the required supervision for attaining/maintaining license/certification and submitting documentation of them to Human Resources on a monthly basis.
  • Collaborates with others to accomplish work related activities.
  • Assist in implementing any new technology or service(s) as determined by the Telecounseling team.
  • Some travel may be required; flexibility in working from home, or the clinic, and traveling to client’s site for in person admission to the program may be required.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude toward all clients, their families, and CETPA staff.
  • Abides by all rules of confidentiality and the Code of Ethics prescribed by CETPA.

 

If you meet these qualifications, and those of the Job Description above, please send your resume to careers@cetpa.org on the “Subject Line”, please write: BILINGUAL COUNSELOR PART-TIME -TELECOUNSELING PROGRAM. Thank you and good luck!

Bilingual Recovery Support Specialist

Telecounseling Program

CETPA is currently recruiting a Bilingual Recovery Support Staff for a full time position in the TeleCounseling program.

This is a perfect position for an enthusiastic, creative, team worker, and tech savvy professional in the field of Psychology, Social Work, or other related field with great interest in TeleCounseling and experience in providing community support services to adolescent and adult populations. The position requires excellent time management skills, self-discipline, adaptability, and strong working ethics to work mainly from home.

Competitive salary with language incentive pay and generous benefit package available based on work experience.

A. REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to write, read, speak and comprehend English and Spanish.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills.
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft software products; Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, OneNote, etc.
  • Familiar with mental health apps, self-help and educational materials/programs for recovery support.
  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work around clients’ schedule.
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined, focused, and organized.
  • Able to work under pressure and in environments where the client could have a crisis or dealing with stress, alcohol and other drugs, or mental disorders.
  • Submission to a pre-employment drug screen and TB screening.
  • If claims to be recovering from chemical dependency – must have at least five years of sobriety/clean time.
  • Must understand and be willing to adhere to all team member policies, procedures, and processes included in the Team Handbook and the Patient’s Right Handbook.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related fields preferred. At least one year of experience providing community support services (CSI/RSS) preferred.

B. SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Follow and assist clients with the implementation of targeted interventions that promote recovery.
  • Implement mental health apps as part of clients’ treatment plan and direct all interventions to the ultimate program goal of technology assisted care – client’s self-monitoring and self-management of symptoms through technology.
  • Implement educational online groups for parenting, anger management, substance abuse, etc. depending on our clients’ needs.
  • Educate clients about their medication information; use “Krames” with clients to assist them in self-monitoring and seek resources independently.
  • Community Support, and resource coordination to assist clients and families in gaining access to necessary rehabilitative, medical, social, and other services and supports.
  • Reinforce/teach clients how to apply their crisis prevention plan.
  • Assist clients with identification of strengths which may aid him/her in achieving recovery, as well as barriers that impede the development of skills necessary for functioning in work, with peers, and with family/friends.
  • Work closely with the primary counselor to discuss interventions, consult, obtain supervision, implement new technologies, and prepare for case presentations if needed as part of CETPA’s treatment team.
  • Assist with scheduling TeleCounseling clients.
  • Documentation must be completed in a timely manner and in compliance with DBHDD guidelines by using the G (Goal), I (Intervention), R (Response), and P (Plan).
  • Contribute ideas in using all internal and external available resources to seek consultation, trainings and solutions for our program challenges.
  • Assist in monitoring client’s use of resources suggested and collecting data.
  • Participate in the evaluation plan assisting clients to complete measurement tools, enter data into SPARS scales, and monitor checkpoints.
  • Participate in program meetings and trainings as required.
  • Together with team work to educate clients about program policies and reinforce HIPPA compliance standards.
  • Immediately report any issues with AURA and the portal, or other platforms used to IT department. Also, report client’s issues with technology and internet access and monitor solution of the problems reported.
  • Possibly required to translate, create program materials, guides, and other administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Assist in implementing any new technology or service(s) as determined by the Telecounseling team.
  • Some travel may be required; provide transportation to clients or visit clients at their location may be required.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude toward all clients, their families, and CETPA staff.
  • Maintain client confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA requirements at all times.

If you meet these qualifications, and those of the Job Description above, please send your resume to careers@cetpa.org on the “Subject Line”, please write: TELECOUNSELING PROGRAM – RECOVERY SUPPORT SERVICES – BILINGUAL. Thank you and good luck!

Bilingual Counselor

Preferred Play Therapy Counselor

CETPA is currently recruiting a Bilingual Clinicians (English-Spanish) for immediate full time opening in Norcross, Georgia.

Competitive salary with language incentive pay and generous benefit package available based on type of license and work experience.

A. REQUIREMENTS

  • Master ’s degree in counseling or related field;
  • Licensed in the state of Georgia preferred (LPC, LCSW, LAPC, LMSW, LMFT) and/or working toward licensing;
  • Six months of supervised clinical service delivery and knowledge of addiction and mental health.
  • Six months of supervised practicum/internship in the addiction/mental health field.
  • Submission to a fingerprint criminal background check whose results allow employment with the organization.
  • Must provide documentations of ability to work in the United States (CETPA participates in the E-verify program for all employees).
  • Submission to a pre-employment drug screen and TB screening
  • Must pass a drug test.
  • Must understand and be willing to adhere to all team policies, procedures, and processes included in the online team Handbook and the patient’s right handbook.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Serves as Primary Counselor for assigned clients.
  • At a best practice, approximately 70% of time is dedicated to billable, direct services. These include: assessments, individual psychotherapy, group therapy, family therapy, case management, medication management and psychological evaluation as appropriate.
  • Completes pre-admission Behavioral Health Assessment and all-inclusive documentation (Initial Treatment Plan, Brief Criteria, Order for Services, CAFAS/LOCUS, CANSA/ANSA, DLA 2.0 etc.) for clients to determine appropriateness for treatment at CETPA and when necessary complete a Risk Assessment and Safety Plan.
  • Meets individually with assigned clients to provide individual treatment planning/development according to CETPA’s policies and procedures. Counselor will complete “Order for Services” to request ongoing authorizations on the day the treatment plan is developed.
  • Will obtain client or parent/guardian’s signature for all treatment plans.
  • Provide Individual, Family and Group Counseling for CETPA ongoing clients.
  • Responsible that all clients seen have an authorization for treatment prior to service –ie: MICP for DBH clients, units authorized for Wellcare, Amerigroup, and Cenpatico clients.
  • Additionally, clinician will complete “Order for Services” to request further authorizations. All clinical documentation (progress notes, bio psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, discharge summary, transfer summary and any other required by licensure or
    accreditation standards) will adhere to the DBHDD Documentation Guidelines.
  • Document services on client electronic record after each direct client contact as dictated by CETPA’s policies and procedures.
  • All clinical documentation (progress notes, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment
    plans, discharge summary, etc.) will be completed within 24 hours.
  • In the absence of an assigned Recovery Support Staff (RSS), counselor willcommunicate with referral sources on admission and thereafter, as required by the referral source or dictated by CETPA’s policies and procedures.
  • In the absence of the Intake Counselor, counselor will contact family members, if allowed by client, and orients them to family participation.
  • Develops with client an After Care Plan at least one week prior to completion of treatment.
  • Responsible for completing a Discharge Summary, LOCUS/CAFAS, CANSA/ANSA, DLA2.0 and any other required discharge documentation for all clients within thirty (30) working days of a planned discharge from services; Seven (7) days for Substance Abuse clients.
  • Attends and participates in all clinical staff meetings, administrative meetings and in service trainings.
  • Will participate in individual supervision as defined by your Supervisor.
  • CETPA clinical staff is required to achieve 30 hours of continuing education annually. These can be achieved through internal (in-service) or external training. Counselor is responsible for maintaining such hours for license/certification and for submitting documentation of them to Human Resources on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for obtaining the required supervision for attaining/maintaining license/certification and submitting documentation of them to Human Resources on a monthly basis.
  • Collaborates with others to accomplish work related activities.
  • Abides by all rules of confidentiality and the Code of Ethics prescribed by CETPA.

If you meet these qualifications, and those of the Job Description above, please send your resume to careers@cetpa.org on the “Subject Line”, please write. On the “Subject Line”, please write Counselor

Registered Nurse

CETPA is currently recruiting a Registered Nurse for immediate part time opening in Norcross, Georgia.

Competitive salary with language incentive pay and generous benefit package available based on work experience.

Student Loan Repayment Program: CETPA is an approved site for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and applicants with a Specialization in Psychiatric/Mental Health will be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

A. REQUIREMENTS

  • Current, unencumbered state license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Minimum one (1) year of nursing experience required with behavioral health service preferred
  • Preferred Bilingual English and Spanish
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • CPR and First Aid Trainer Preferred.

B. SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Registered Nurse Job Responsibilities:
Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing assessment; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.

a)  Administers laboratory testing services including the collection of blood and urine (when needed).
b)  Assists Medical Director with providing medical clearance for patients entering treatment.
c)  Places and reads PPD tests and performs nursing assessment and vital signs check as part of client’s physical examination.
d)  Provides medical guidance to the clinical staff for patient care monitoring, patient incidents and other clinical issues in the absence of the medical director.
e)  Obtains and records patient’s vital signs and weight.
f)  Assists Medical Director and Physician Assistant with patient examination as needed.
g)  Reviews physician’s orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with patient.
h)  Documents services performed for billing purposes.
i)   Follows up with patients who miss appointments.
j)   Follows up with patients on lab results, including the scheduling of any additional tests.
k)  Will act as Safety Officer of CETPA and will abide by the duties outlined in the Emergency Response Plan (ERP), and the Emergency Action Handbook (EAH).

Registered Nurse Job Duties:

  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following clinic’s policies and procedures for patient cares.
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Complies with pertinent agencies as mandated reporter in cases of suspected child neglect abuse.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity of care clinic’s staff members by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed Supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Registered Nurse Skills and Qualifications:

Clinical Skills, Infection Control, Nursing Skills, Physiological Knowledge, Administering Medication, Medical Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Listening, Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance

If you meet these qualifications, and those of the Job Description above, please send your resume to careers@cetpa.org on the “Subject Line”, please write: Registered Nurse. Thank you and good luck!

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Recovery Support Staff

CETPA, Inc.  is currently  recruiting full  time bilingual/bi-cultural Recovery Support Staff.

Competitive salary with language incentive pay and generous benefit package available  based  on work experience.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be able to write, read, speak and comprehend English and Spanish.
  2. Must work well under  pressure and act as problem solver and team
  3. Must be computer literate on Microsoft Office, Excel, Access and Windows applications. Must have excellent human relations skills, having dealt with a variety of customers and employees
  4. Submission to a fingerprint criminal background check whose results allow employment with the organization.
  5. Submission to a pre-employment drug screen and TB screening
  6. If claims to be recovering from chemical dependency – must have at least five years of sobriety/clean time.
  7. Must understand and be willing to adhere to all team member policies, procedures, and processes included in the Team Handbook  and  the Patient’s  Right Handbook.
  8. Must have  full  insurance coverage on the vehicle used to work.

Education, Licensing  and Supervision

Bachelor’s degree in counseling or related field; and/or in social services experience; Medicaid billing  and service delivery  preferred.

Specific Duties

  1. Consists of rehabilitative, and  community support  and resources coordination considered essential to assist the child and family in gaining  access to necessary services and in creating environments that provide recovery and support the emotional and functional growth and development  of  the
  2. Following and assisting clients with the implementation of targeted interventions that promote recovery.
  3. Service and resource coordination to assist the consumer and family in gaining access to necessary rehabilitative,  medical, social, and  other services and supports.
  4. Assistance with developing skills for youth  to self-recognize emotional  triggers and self-manage behavior  related  to the child’s  emotional disturbance.
  5. Safe transportation of clients will be indicated when transportation protocol is followed. (RSS will have full  insurance coverage on  the vehicle used for work)
  6. Documentation must be completed in a timely manner and in compliance with DHR guidelines by using the G (Goal), I (Intervention), R (Response), and P (Plan). Notes  will be reviewed  consistently by  the Treatment Coordinator.
  7. Strength Based interventions should be thoughtful, creative and directly related to the consumer’s individual target behavior  and related back to their  treatment
  8. Family members are actively contacted and encouraged to provide input into the rewards and /or  consequences provided  to their youths.
  9. Provide scheduled face to face with client at  least once a month in the community.
  10. Maintain a positive attitude toward all clients and  their
  11. Facilitate two (2) skills training groups a week; Parent group and Seven Challenges; meet minimum standards of productivity as established by the COO and Clinical Director.

If you meet these qualifications, and those of the Job Description above, please send your resume to careers@cetpa.org on the “Subject Line”, please write: RECOVERY SUPPORT STAFF – BILINGUAL. Thank you and good luck!

Bilingual Medical Receptionist

CETPA is currently recruiting a Bilingual Medical Receptionist for immediate full time opening in Norcross, Georgia. Competitive salary with language incentive pay and generous benefit package available based on work experience.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to write, read, and speak English and Spanish.
  • Multi-tasking, Telephone Skills, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Scheduling.
  • Flexibility with work hours.
  • Must work well under pressure and act as problem solver and team player.
  • Must be computer literate on Microsoft Office, Excel, Access and Windows applications.
  • Must have excellent human relations skills, having dealt with a variety of customers and employees.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, procedures and diagnosis
  • Knowledge of general administrative and clerical procedures
  • Working knowledge of healthcare insurance preferred
  • Submission to a fingerprint criminal background check whose results allow employment with the organization.
  • Submission to a pre-employment drug screen and TB screening

Key Competencies

  • Information collection and management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer service skills
  • Adaptability
  • Confidentiality

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

Job Responsibilities:

Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and accounts. Provides office services by implementing administrative systems, procedures, and policies

Job Duties:

  • Welcomes clients and visitors by greeting clients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  • Optimizes clients’ satisfaction, provider time, and treatment room utilization by scheduling appointments in person or by telephone.
  • Keeps client appointments on schedule by notifying provider of patient’s arrival; reviewing service delivery compared to schedule; reminding provider of service delays.
  • Comforts clients by anticipating clients’ anxieties; answering patients’ questions; maintaining the reception area.
  • Ensures availability of treatment information by filing and retrieving patient records.
  • Maintains client accounts by obtaining, recording, and updating personal and financial information.
  • Obtains revenue by recording and updating financial information; recording and collecting client charges; controlling credit extended to clients; filing, collecting, and expediting thirdparty claims.
  • Maintains business office inventory and equipment by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; scheduling equipment service and repairs.
  • Helps clients in distress by responding to emergencies.
  • Protects clients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information.
  • Ensure reception area is well maintained, neat and clean.
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

If you meet these qualifications, and those of the Job Description, please send your resume to careers@cetpa.org. On the “Subject Line”, please write Medical Receptionist