Coverage 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.

Gateway Rehab, located in Aliquippa, PA (Center Twp.) has a PRN, casual as needed opening for a Coverage Therapist in our adult inpatient program. This position requires the ability to complete and obtain certification/licensure in an appropriate timeframe as per regulatory bodies. This position will work primarily daylight, with some mid shifts as needed for programming and can include potential shifts on weekends and holidays.  This position is flexible, perfect for supplemental income. Please note, the schedule is subject to change dependent on program needs. Please note, the schedule is subject to change dependent on program needs.

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
  • documents in patient chart.
  • Develops clinical needs lists, treatment plans, and treatment plan updates.
  • Facilitates transfer of patients to next level of care in coordination with other Therapists, UR, Admissions, and Accounting.
  • 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 in conjunction with the Utilization Review Department.
  • 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.
  • Conducts pre-admission evaluations as appropriate.
  • Conducts searches and urine screens as necessary

Qualifying Education, Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred: degree must be in field that meets Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs staffing regulations.
  • Ability to complete and obtain certification/licensure in an appropriate timeframe as per regulatory bodies required.
  • Appropriate certification from the Pennsylvania Certification Board required in addition to degree if degree held does not meet Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs staffing regulations.
  • Experience in a mental health or drug and alcohol professional setting.
  • Knowledge of age specific growth and development.

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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