Careers

MCCA is a growing organization and is consistently ranked as one of the top-rated large substance abuse organizations in the State of Connecticut. We welcome diversity and encourage bilingual/bicultural individuals to apply. The following positions are open.

Per Diem APRN Detox: Danbury

The APRN (Advanced Practice Nurse) will perform comprehensive problem-focused history and physical exams, interpret and correlate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.  Synthesize data from multiple sources to assists in making a diagnosis.  Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data when formulating a working diagnosis.  Formulate a treatment plan.  Implement therapeutic intervention for clients admitted to the program.  Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral and/or further evaluation and work in close collaboration with the Medical Director and attending Physician, as well as provide guidance and direction to RNs. Major Responsibilities

  1. Performing comprehensive history and physical examinations.
  2. Initial MSE.
  3. Order appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures.
  4. Order, receive and review laboratory reports and relevant lab tests/procedures in order to diagnose or manage patient condition.
  5. The APRN practices as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and consults with members of other health professions as appropriate   in order to ensure client health care needs are met.
  6. Implement strategies to promote health with clients.
  7. Initiate and manage client care within his/her scope of practice.
  8. Comply with all federal, state and funding regulatory requirements.
  9. Maintain client confidentiality pursuant to Federal, State and HIPAA regulations.
  10. Accurate and timely coordination/completion of assignments as directed by the Medical Director and/or VP of Behavioral Health.

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Training & Credentials

  • MSN degree from an accredited college
  • Current State of Connecticut RN and APRN license or PA license
  • Familiarity with the medical complications in treating substance abuse, co-occurring and mentally ill clients.

*New APRN and PA Graduates are welcomed to apply. Interested qualified candidates should submit letter of intent and resume to Human Resources at 203-748-2604. In your subject line, please reference Job #Per-Diem-APRN Click here to Email your resume. Please do not telephone or contact directly, only resumes submitted by fax or email will be considered.

Per Diem RN Detox: Danbury

General Statement of Duties

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for medical and health-related management of the clients, including completion and review of all medical history and coordination of medical appointments. The RN will monitor responses to medication, vital signs and blood work. The RN will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team and will attend all clinical and treatment meetings for each resident. This position will require schedule flexibility (some holidays and weekends), to provide care/coverage 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Major Responsibilities

1) Safe administration of medications including monitoring for interactions.

2) Complete all necessary paperwork and related reports.

3) Maintain resident medical health records according to DPH, DMHAS and MCCA policies.

4) Attend to day-to-day health concerns and conditions.

5) Actively participate in multi-disciplinary review.

6) Assist in crisis situations.

7) Consult with our own and other professionals to assure comprehensive quality care for the client.

8) Coordinate/carry out special programs or projects as assigned by the Program Director and/or Nursing Supervisor.

9) Comply with all federal, state and funding regulatory requirements.

10) Maintain client confidentiality pursuant to Federal, State and HIPAA regulations.

11) Have a good command of the Agency’s Policies and Procedures.

12) All other duties and tasks as assigned.

Supervision: The Registered Nurse reports to the Nursing Supervisor.

Evaluation Criteria

1) No medication errors including but not necessarily limited to the safe administration of medications and monitoring withdrawal symptoms of clients.

2) Attendance to clients’ needs.

3) Response to crisis situations.

4) Active participation in multi-disciplinary review.

5) Effective written and oral communication.

6) Accurate and timely documentation according to MCCA policies and procedures.

7) Maintains a good working knowledge of and adheres to MCCA policies and procedures.

8) Client confidentiality is maintained.

9) Positive feedback from client satisfaction surveys/reports.

10) Responsive to supervision, accurate and timely coordination/completion of assignments as directed by the Program Director and/or Nursing Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Training & Credentials:

  • RN
  • BS/BSN
  • Experience working in a detoxification program
  • Clinical behavior health experience
  • Satisfactory background checks

*New APRN and PA Graduates are welcomed to apply. Interested qualified candidates should submit letter of intent and resume to Human Resources at 203-748-2604. In your subject line, please reference Job #PD-RN-Danbury Click here to Email your resume. Please do not telephone or contact directly, only resumes submitted by fax or email will be considered.

MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.

FT Counselor: Derby

Licensed Counselor

MCCA, Inc., a premium substance treatment/mental health organization has an immediate opening for a Licensed Counselor. We seek a Counseling professional to be a part of our Outpatient Program with experience in the field of human services who demonstrates proficiency in the counseling of substance disorder and/or behavioral health issues.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Facilitate initial procedures for admission, including completion of required intake forms, releases, collection of initial assessment and recommendations for treatment planning. Apply eligibility and diagnostic criteria to determine client appropriateness for treatment in various modalities.
  2. Monitor client insurance – inclusive benefits, eligibility status, preauthorization and ongoing authorization of services rendered. Facilitate pre-trial psychoeducation groups, client and family education groups/programs and individual, group and family counseling.
  3. Evaluate individuals referred to MCCA by the Pre-Trial Intervention Program. Compliance with all required documents per the contractual guidelines of the program contract.
  4. Communicate general and specific program goals, rules of conduct, MCCA services and hours of operation, treatment costs to be borne by clients and clients’ rights as well as other information required.
  5. Identify and evaluate client strengths, limitations, problems and needs; assess and develop treatment plans. Implement, review and modify treatment plans as required.
  6. Provide case management services to clients as needed, coordinate multiple services planning in support of client needs and integrate with treatment planning process.
  7. High profile consultative role with multi-disciplinary team, provide crisis intervention services as needed. Provide family interventions as needed.
  8. Provide information to individuals and groups concerning alcohol and other drug abuse as well as available treatment services and resources.
  9. Ability to quickly obtain a good command of the MCCA’s Policies and Procedures and provide clients with information and guidance on utilization of community resources, initiate and follow up on referrals as needed.
  10. Note date of client discharges ongoing and modify as needed in order to promote timely admissions to the treatment program. Chart results of assessment and treatment planning; write reports, progress notes, discharge summaries and other client-related information in support of documentation of client’s progress to facilitate communications between co-workers and in support of accountability of the Agency to its funding sources.
  11. Consult with our own and other professionals to assure comprehensive quality care for the client.
  12. Coordinate/carry out special programs or projects as assigned by the program director.
  13. Comply with all federal, state and funding regulatory requirements.

Education, Training and Credentials:

Minimum of one year experience in mental health and/or addiction services.

Must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Counseling and/or Social Sciences.

License preferred: LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LMSW or LADC. We will also consider license eligible within a year but must have at least a minimum of one-year substance abuse treatment experience.

Computer Knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Must have experience with electronic medical record systems.

Preferred Interested qualified candidates should submit letter of intent and resume to Human Resource:

Fax 203-748-2604 or click here to email your resume. In your subject line, please reference Job #Counselor-Derby
 
MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.
Full Time Recovery Coach: Waterbury & Torrington

MCCA, Inc., a premium substance use treatment/mental health organization has an immediate opening for a Recovery Coach to work with those clients referred for services to assist them in the process of defining goals for the Client’s Recovery plan.  The Recovery Coach will utilize client-centered planning tools, supporting and guiding the clients in tasked outlined in the Recovery Plan, especially those goals related to education, employment, individual wellness and community involvement. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • The Recovery Coach will provide instruction and skill training in recovery management to clients and their families and will participate in rehabilitative and recovery focused interventions to meet client requirements and goals.
  • The Recovery Coach will support clients with valuable psycho-education to help overcome obstacles to recovery, and to encourage their participation in group activities and networks relating to community engagement. They will also organize and conduct workshops for clients on topics related to recovery and wellness.
  • The Recovery Coach will work as a peer to assist with the client’s overall well-being, providing wellness information, to involve clients who have (or may be at risk for) co-morbid medical conditions in various wellness activities. Additionally, the Recovery coach will support clients dealing with both internal and external stresses; joining the client at medical and/or clinical appointments in a peer capacity; accompanying the client on potential volunteer opportunities and activities. 
  • The Recovery Coach will work collaboratively with the client to provide motivational engagement, connecting the client with the appropriate resources as indicated by the Recovery Coach’s supervisor. The Recovery Coach will partner with MCCA counseling and treatment staff, community health care, and social services organizations to facilitate the engagement of clients appropriate to their particular needs.
  • The Recovery Coach will observe and report clients’ behavior; preparing and submitting related forms; updates to clients’ notes in the medical record as required; utilizing computerized data as required and work in full compliance with HIPAA and federal and state confidentiality regulations.
  • The Recovery Coach may provide outreach and transportation; and performs related duties as required.

Position Requirements:

  • The Recovery Coach must be willing to publicly self- identify as being in recovery from a mental health, substance use or addiction diagnosis
  • Recovery Coach must be willing to share his/her own story of recovery as an inspiration to others
  • The Recovery Coach must be able to obtain and maintain certification
  • The Recovery Coach should be able to take direction, be prompt, take initiative, complete tasks as assigned, and be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • The Recovery Coach should be articulate, and have good communication skills
  • The Recovery Coach agrees to adhere to the Code of Ethics
  • The Recovery Coach should have at minimum a basic understanding of: The concept of recovery as it relates to behavioral health, Peer support, Wellness and recovery planning
  • The Recovery Coach must have good computer skills.
  • Local travel will be required for this position.
  • Recovery Coach must have a reliable vehicle. (Mileage is reimbursed).
  • Participate in staff, community and program meetings. Work regularly with law enforcement and community partners. 
  • Participate in regular clinical supervision.
  • Collect date and complete reports in a timely manner.
  • Recovery Coach will report to the TPP Supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Recovery Coach Certificate from CCAR Recovery Coach Academy, or other recognized certification program, or become certified within six months of employment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to work with a complex interdisciplinary team. Knowledge and skills related to individual, group, and family system dynamics.
  • Must have a valid Connecticut driver’s license and daily access to a car in order to attend meetings and complete work assignments in the community.

Working Conditions:

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Mobility to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment. Manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies and to manipulate both single sheets of paper and large document holders (binders, manuals, etc.). Vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen. Hearing and speech to communicate person and by telephone. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.

Other Requirements:

This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

Interested qualified candidates should submit letter of intent and resume to Human Resource:

Fax 203-748-2604 or click here to email your resume. In your subject line, please reference Job#-RecoveryCoach
 
MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.
FT & PT Substance Disorder Technicians: Trinity Glen: Sharon & Kent

MCCA, Inc. a premium Behavioral Health Services Organization seeks Full-time Substance Disorder Technicians for 2nd, 3rd, and/or weekend shifts. 

General Statement of Duties: 

The Substance Disorder Technician is accountable for the monitoring and well-being of all admitted clients as well as handles administrative functions and maintains the security of the facility. 

Major Responsibilities: 

Responsible for security and safety of all clients, building(s) and grounds. 

In some programs it may be required to facilitate initial procedures for admission, including completion of required intake forms, releases, collection of initial assessment and recommendations for treatment planning. Input and check data entry. Handle administrative and clerical duties as assigned by management. 

Monitor all client activity and behavior and report all abnormalities to supervisor. 

Conduct hourly checks of building(s) and grounds during the shift to assure safety rules and regulations are being adhered to and all facility systems are running and properly documented; i.e., refrigeration and heating. Document pertinent information related to the facility operations.

Responsible for monitoring the self-administration of client medication, documentation, medication count and the prescribing physician’s orders – date, dosage; monitor any changes thereof.

Provide excellent client services and respect clients’ rights; adhering to confidentiality according to state and federal guidelines/regulations, as well as remain familiar with MCCA’s policies and procedures. 

Document all pertinent information related to clients’ assessment, evaluation, admission and discharge. Observe and monitor clients on an on-going basis. 

Ensure shift coverage that may require occasional mandatory overtime. 

All other duties as assigned by management. 

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Training and Credentials: 

Must possess a minimum of a High School Diploma and/or GED with two years of experience working with substance disorder field, behavioral health, or healthcare field. 

Prefer two years college with DARC, Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice or Human Services background and/or Medical Assistance/CNA Certification Program and one year of experience working with substance disorder field, behavioral health, or healthcare field. 

Computer proficiency in Microsoft office preferred. 

Electronic medical records systems experience a plus. 

Position requires working 2nd 3rd, and/or weekend shifts. 

Bilingual (Spanish) abilities a plus. 

Recent Medical Assistants, CNAs, and Associates Degree graduates in Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Criminal Justice, human services or healthcare administration are welcomed to apply. 

*Competitive Benefits and Compensation Package 

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EEO EMPLOYER 

Interested qualified candidates should submit letter of intent and resume to Human Resource:

Fax 203-748-2604 or click here to email your resume. In your subject line, please reference Job Tech
 
MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.

If you have been scheduled for an interview, you may download our application here. Please email the completed application to mccajobs@mccaonline.com.

At MCCA our mission is to provide HELP and instill HOPE for individuals and families working to overcome addiction. If you share this belief and would like the chance to help foster our mission, we invite you to learn more about becoming a part of our caring team.

Asking for help is the first step.

MCCA is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c) 3 non-profit community-based organization.

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38 Old Ridgebury Rd, Danbury, CT 06810
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