Careers with CETPA

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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

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

Support staff team member

CETPA, Inc. is currently recruiting full time bilingual/bi-cultural Support Staff. Competitive salary with language incentive pay and generous benefit package available based on work experience.

A. REQUIREMENTS

 Must be able to write, read, and speak English and Spanish.
 Must have high school diploma or equivalent GED.
 Multi-tasking, Telephone skills, Time management, Organization, Attention to detail, scheduling.
 Must work well under pressure and act as problem solver and team player.
 Must be computer literate on Microsoft office suite and Windows applications.
 Must have excellent human relations skills.
 Must have a valid GA driver license and transportation.
 Flexible working hours/schedule
 Must be willing to go the extra mile to complete tasks.
 Self-motivator and willingness to assist others.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

 Make initial contact with clients, schedule appointments.
 System registrar: Data entry of clients, billing/Medicaid information, Upload pertinent client documents into system.
 Schedule appointments with needed staff members.
 Produce Monthly/weekly data reports.
 Participate in staff weekly/monthly meetings.
 Fax, scan medical/billing documentation.
 Maintain a clean and orderly office environment.
 Order office supplies when needed.
 Able to multitask by assisting clinicians in scheduling appointments.
 Producing medical records.
 Handling cash/debit cards & inputting information into Quick books.
 Handle client calls, scheduling any missed appointments.
 Maintain updated CPR/First aid training.

 

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 Support Staff