Corrections Therapist

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Founded in 1972, Gateway Rehab has become a leader in drug & alcohol treatment in Western Pennsylvania. Our mission is to help all affected by addictive diseases to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. We strive to provide effective long-term treatment for addictive disease by offering a continuum of clinical practices, recovery support, education and research. Currently, we are in search of a Full Time Therapist to continue our mission and vision.

A full time Corrections Therapist is available in the Parole Violator Center at Gateway Rehab’s Community Transition Center located in Erie, PA. This facility is a male & female correctional center allowing individuals to transition with support and guidance. The work schedule is primarily daylight Monday – Friday, with potential for evening, weekends, and holidays as needed. Please note, the schedule is subject to change dependent on program needs.

Benefits for Qualified Positions Include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching and more!

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates group and individual therapy.
  • Provides psychoeducation to patients and lectures to patient community.
  • Conducts family therapy sessions.
  • Contacts parties involved in patients’ treatment to gather collateral information and Develops clinical needs lists, treatment plans, and treatment plan updates.
  • Completes biopsychosocials, assessments, evaluative summaries, and mental status exams.
  • Documents individual and group sessions and all other case management activity in patient chart.
  • Initiates case consults as appropriate and documents in patient chart.
  • Plans for continuing care of patient and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Facilitates continued stay process through contact with funding sources.
  • Develops behavioral contracts appropriate for population treated.
  • Conducts suicide assessments when necessary and intervenes appropriately.
  • Intervenes appropriately in crisis situations.
  • Assesses and appropriately reports patient abuse and neglect.
  • Provides coverage for other programs as needed.

Qualifying Education, Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred: degree must be in field that meets Pennsylvania State Department of Health staffing qualification regulations.
  • Ability to pass appropriate background clearances including: PA Criminal Background Check and PA Department of Corrections Check
  • Must have a valid drivers license with favorable driving record.

This is a brief summary of duties not intended to be inclusive and subject to change.

Compliance with all applicable licensing/accreditation bodies required.

Gateway Rehab proudly offers competitive wages and benefit packages, along with career advancement opportunities. Join us today!

Options to Apply:

Please note, to be considered for employment you must complete a Gateway Application.  It is not required when you initially apply, but will help expedite the potential employment process if completed at initial submission. The employment application can be accessed at: https://careers.gatewayrehab.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Employment_Application_Form.pdf

  1. EMAIL – Send updated resume and letter of interest indicating what position(s) and location(s) you are interested in, along with optional completed application to jobs@gatewayrehab.org
  2. ONLINE – Apply online using the “Apply Now” link provided on the job listing page and attach your resume, optional cover letter and optional completed application.
  1. MAIL – Send updated resume and letter of interest indicating what position(s) and location(s) you are interested in, along with completed application to: Gateway Rehab, Attn: Recruitment, 311 Rouser Road, Moon Township, PA 15108
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