Since 1968, Integrity House has provided comprehensive and successful addiction treatment services for individuals with substance use disorders. In addition to being CARF accredited, Integrity House is recognized statewide as a treatment leader. The organization offers inpatient, outpatient and medication-assisted treatments, halfway houses, and sober living options, in combination with support services, to individuals with substance use and other co-occurring mental health diagnoses that get them on the path of sustainable recovery.
Integrity House is looking for a professional crisis care manager to provide in vivo crisis response services. This individual provides timely evaluation, triage, and access to acute mental health and/or substance use disorder services. This individual will provide services to ensure symptom and harm reduction and safely guides people in acute crisis to appropriate crisis stabilization and detoxification support/services, and reports directly to the clinical manager.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Make referrals for emergency or continuing care or suggests treatment alternatives to facilitate services in the community in a safe environment.
- Follow up with the individual until s/he is linked to appropriate services.
- Collaborate with Newark Police Department and emergency medical services as needed.
- Monitor or coordinate movement across levels of care, directly to the person and the family; coordinate discharge planning and community re-entry following hospitalization, residential services and other levels and to assure continuing care.
- Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team to ensure provision of services and referral and linkage related to social determinants of health.
- Provide a comprehensive case management assessment that addresses life domains such as housing, finances, transportation, legal services, vocational, employment, healthcare and family strengths and needs.
- Provide case management services to ensure that individuals are both informed about and have the ability to access a full range of medical and treatment opportunities.
- Identify priorities, desired outcomes, and the strategies and resources to be used for obtaining outcomes based on the case management assessment.
- Ability to educate and link appropriate care resources in the community including resources that address specialized needs such as agencies providing services related to HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, mental health disorders, chronic and acute health problems, and problems stemming from involvement with the criminal justice system
- Promote recovery to the client’s fullest potential by facilitating assessments of skills, including literacy, educational opportunities, job readiness skills, vocational training, employment placement and retention and career development.
- Serve as an advocate on the behalf of the individual.
Job qualifications include:
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Services
- Master’s degree a plus
- At least 2 years’ experience in the addictions and/or mental health field
- Valid NJ Driver’s License in good standing
- Ability to educate and link participants to appropriate care resources in the community
- Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, participants, and outside contacts from a wide variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; good diplomatic skills
Interested candidates may apply by sending a thoughtfully written cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the position in the email subject line.
Full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal days; medical, dental and vision benefits; short and long-term disability, life insurance; 403(b) retirement and profit sharing plan with a dollar-for-dollar match up to 3% of your maximum compensation.