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.

FT Administrative Assistant Floater: Bridgeport

General Statement of Duties:

The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that insurance eligibility/authorizations/failed claims/failed activities and related paperwork, as well as, data entry, scanning, filing, scheduling are completed accurately and in a timely manner on a daily basis for Danbury and/or other locations as may be assigned. (Floating)   This position will handle daily administrative operations for Outpatient Services, Admissions, front desk and scheduler coverage, and coverage for other sites as operational needs dictate.  Additionally, the incumbent will assist with intakes / phone screens and data entry, client appointment reminder phone calls, maintenance of the logs, and all other administrative duties and data entry as assigned.  This position is to maintain close liaison with staff, administration, billing and finance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assure that all the demographic information is entered in the Carelogic system, along with the DDap assessments.
  2. Assure that all insurances/self pays/co pays/ eligibility/authorizations in Carelogic are done properly and timely fashion.
  3. Ascertain that all forms in Carelogic are filled out and payer/authorization information is correct
  4. Assist with data entry for DMHAS reporting purposes and all other administrative duties.
  5. Check and review that appointment reminder calls/no show calls or any other required phone calls to the clients are made appropriately
  6. Make certain that all the clinician’s schedules are booked correctly and the gaps are filled correctly.
  7. Serves as a backup to Outpatient Clerk /Receptionist or as needed or requested by management for any other sites
  8. Data entry updates for MCCA Programs as needed.
  9. Reviews and maintains office equipment and supplies as needed.
  10. Process appointment scheduling, group roster updating and accept payments at reception area as needed.
  11. Assists in clearing Carelogic or any other data entry errors on timely fashion.
  12. Provides periodic review of data to ensure accuracy.
  13. Provides quality customer service to our clients.
  14. Provides/prepares all weekly reports requested by management.

And other duties as assigned by management.

Reports to:  Program Director and/or Administrative Staff Manager

Knowledge of:

  • Basic administration practices and terminology, particularly as related to AEP/DEP /Outpatient programs and all other MCCA programs.
  • Basic knowledge of insurances and authorizations.
  • Terms, practices and procedures used in all MCCA programs.
  • Standard office practices and procedures, including filing and records management.
  • The function and use of standard office equipment.
  • Computers and computer applications including excel spreadsheets, databases, and word processing.
  • Business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Business arithmetic.

Skills in:

  • Understanding and applying departmental guidelines and policies
  • Preparing clear, concise and effective materials
  • Some analytical skills to find and clear errors
  • Maintaining accurate records and files
  • Use of computers and computer applications and software
  • Compiling information and preparing documents as instructed by management
  • Coordinating multiple concurrent duties
  • Maintaining confidentiality within established guidelines
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work
  • Ability to multi-tasking, provide details and maintain strong organizational skills

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.   College coursework and/or human services training are highly preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of increasingly responsibility level experience in
  • Administrative work, preferably in substance abuse field

General Job Performance Standards

  • High Integrity
  • Maintenance of confidentiality
  • Good business acumen
  • Detailed oriented
  • Process driven
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Solid customer relations

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.

Fax 203-748-2604 or click here to email your resume. In your subject line, please reference Job #Admin-Bridgeport

Please do not telephone or contact directly, only resumes submitted by fax or email will be considered. Interested candidates should fax their cover letters and resumes to: HR at 203-748-2604, or click here to apply by email. Please do not telephone or contact directly, only resumes submitted by fax or email will be considered.

MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.

Per Diem RN: 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-PRN 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 APRN Detox & Outpatient Services: Danbury & New Haven

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 #FT-APRN 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 III: Torrington

General Statement of Duties

The Counselor III is an advanced level, credentialed and practiced professional in counseling the chemically dependent.  The Counselor III has significant expertise in providing individual, group and family counseling.  Impeccable documentation skills are required.  The Counselor III has no supervisory or administrative duties. Must available to work evenings.

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.
  3. Facilitate individual, group and family counseling, facilitate client and family education groups and programs, and facilitate other groups as assigned.
  4. Evaluate individuals referred to MCCA by the Pre-Trial Intervention Program.
  5. Facilitate IDIP and PDEP groups for the Pre-Trial Intervention Program.
  6. Communicate general and specific program goals, rules of conduct, Agency services and hours of operation, treatment costs to be borne by clients and clients’ rights as well as other information required.
  7. Identify and evaluate client strengths, limitations, problems and needs; assess and develop treatment plans.
  8. Implement, review and modify treatment plans as required.
  9. Provide case management services to clients as needed, coordinate multiple services planning in support of client needs and integrate with treatment planning process.
  10. High profile consultative role with multi-disciplinary team, provide crisis intervention services as needed.
  11. Provide family interventions as needed.
  12. Provide information to individuals and groups concerning alcohol and other drug abuse as well as available treatment services and resources.
  13. Have a good command of the Agency’s Policies and Procedures.
  14. Provide information and guidance on utilization of community resources, initiate and follow up on referrals as needed.
  15. Note date of client discharges ongoing and modify as needed in order to promote timely admissions to the treatment program.
  16. 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.
  17. Consult with our own and other professionals to assure comprehensive quality care for the client.
  18. Coordinate/carry out special programs or projects as assigned by the program supervisor.
  19. Comply with all federal, state and funding regulatory requirements.
  20. All other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:  This position reports to the Program Supervisor.

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Performance of pre-screening/intake operations done with accuracy in compliance with established agency procedures and completed with a minimum of problems.
  2. Management of Caseload:
    • Completion/planned discharges within agency specified time periods;
    • Timely follow up to non-attending clients;
    • Completion of caseload related paperwork within agency specified time periods.
  3. Receptive to change, supportive of MCCA vision.
  4. Responsive to supervision, completes all assignments as directed by the program supervision.
  5. Close monitoring of client insurance eligibility, pre-authorizations and ongoing authorizations resulting in successful collections.
  6. Program performance indicators meet Agency standards.
  7. Client satisfaction reports and feedback.
  8. Performance of special projects/programs in compliance with programmatic, Agency and/or funding objectives.
  9. Performance on assigned tasks and programs.
  10. No violations cited during monitoring visits.
  11. Completed other assignments as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Training and Credentials: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field; and Connecticut LCSW, LPC, LADC or LMFT required Bachelor level Connecticut LADC will be considered Bi-Lingual 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 #CounselorIII-Torrington 
MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.
FT Counselors IV: Outpatient Services: Torrington & Floater

General Statement of Duties

The Counselor IV is an advanced level, credentialed and practiced professional in counseling the chemically dependent.   This may include special assignments, responsibility for a small office and significant administrative responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Both administer and participate in the organization and completion of special assignments.
  2. Actively participate in marketing activities.
  3. Monitor and contain expenses within the limits of budget and revenue.
  4. 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.
  5. Monitor client insurance – inclusive benefits, eligibility status, preauthorization and ongoing authorization of services rendered.
  6. Facilitate individual, group and family counseling, facilitate client and family education groups and programs, and facilitate other groups as assigned.
  7. Communicate general and specific program goals, rules of conduct, Agency services and hours of operation, treatment costs to be borne by clients and clients’ rights as well as other information required.
  8. Identify and evaluate client strengths, limitations, problems and needs; assess and develop treatment plans.
  9. Implement, review and modify treatment plans as required.
  10. Provide case management services to clients as needed, coordinate multiple services planning in support of client needs and integrate with treatment planning process.
  11. High profile consultative role with multi-disciplinary team.
  12. Provide crisis intervention services as needed.
  13. Provide family interventions as needed.
  14. Provide information to individuals and groups concerning alcohol and other drug abuse as well as available treatment services and resources.
  15. Have a good command of the Agency’s Policies and Procedures.
  16. Ensure compliance with all Safety Manual policies and procedures.
  17. Provide information and guidance on utilization of community resources, initiate and follow up on referrals as needed.
  18. Note date of client discharges ongoing and modify as needed in order to promote timely admissions to the treatment program.
  19. 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.
  20. Consult with our own and other professionals to assure comprehensive quality care for the client.
  21. Coordinate/carry out special programs or projects as assigned by the program supervisor.
  22. Comply with all federal, state and funding regulatory requirements.
  23. All other duties as assigned by senior management.

Supervision Exercised:  This position is responsible for supervising the clinical and administrative practices of all staff assigned to the office referenced in responsibility one above or any other projects assigned. Supervision Received:  This position reports to the Vice President of Clinical Operations.

Evaluation Criteria
  1. Performance of pre-screening/intake operations done with accuracy in compliance with established agency procedures and completed with a minimum of problems.
  2. Management of Caseload:
    • Completion/planned discharges within agency specified time periods;
    • Timely follow up to non-attending clients;
    • Completion of caseload related paperwork within agency specified time periods.
  3. Receptive to change, supportive of MCCA vision.
  4. Responsive to supervision, completes all assignments as directed by the program supervision.
  5. Close monitoring of client insurance eligibility, pre-authorizations and ongoing authorizations resulting in successful collections.
  6. Program performance indicators meet Agency standards.
  7. Client satisfaction reports and feedback.
  8. Performance of special projects/programs in compliance with programmatic, Agency and/or funding objectives.
  9. Performance on assigned tasks and programs.
  10. No violations cited during monitoring visits.
  11. Completed other assignments as required.
Minimum Qualifications:

Education, Training and Credentials: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field Minimum of two years of supervisory or management experience Minimum of three years direct care experience in the substance abuse field Connecticut LCSW, LADC, LPC or LMFT required Bachelor level Connecticut LADC will be considered. Please do not telephone or contact directly, only resumes submitted by fax or email will be considered. Interested candidates should fax their cover letters and resumes to: HR at 203-748-2604, or click here to apply by email. Please do not telephone or contact directly, only resumes submitted by fax or email will be considered.

MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.

FT & PT Substance Disorder Technician: Detox, McDonough House, Trinity Glen - Danbury, Sharon & Kent
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
  1. Responsible for security and safety of all clients, building(s) and grounds.
  2. In some programs 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.  Apply eligibility and diagnostic criteria to determine client appropriateness for treatment in various modalities.
  3. Monitor all client activity and behavior and report all abnormalities to supervisor.
  4. Input and check data entry on Care logic system.  Handle administrative and clerical duties as assigned by management.
  5. Encourage clients to participate in any in-house and outside Self-Help Meetings on a regular basis.
  6. Documentation of pertinent information related to facility operations or compromises the welfare of the clients.
  7. 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.
  8. Responsible for monitoring the self-administration of client medication, documentation, medication count and the prescribing physician’s orders – date, dosage; monitor any changes thereof.
  9. Check and monitor the fire alarm system and conduct fire drills as necessary.
  10. Alert designated staff when weather is inclement in order to provide for proper snow/ice removal.
  11. Respect clients’ rights; adhere to confidentiality according to state and federal guidelines/regulations.
  12. Remain familiar with MCCA’s policies and procedures.
  13. Remain customer service driven.
  14. As assigned screen, intake, orient, assess and evaluate all admissions for appropriateness of care / treatment modality.
  15. As assigned provide basic intervention and education on substance abuse and related 12-step programs, i.e., AA, NA and Motivational Counseling.
  16. As assigned coordinate clients’ placement into appropriate level of continuing long-term substance abuse care.
  17. Document all pertinent information related to clients’ assessment, evaluation, admission and discharge.
  18. Observe and monitor clients on an on-going basis.
  19. As appropriate, maintain contact with hospital emergency room staff as necessary.
  20. Maintain good working relationship with service providers; i.e., hospital, police, treatment centers.
  21. As assigned, maintain efficient assessment and referral source system.
  22. As assigned, maintain efficient system of volunteer recruitment.
  23. As necessary serve food.
  24. Clean and maintain facility.
  25. Ensure shift coverage that may require occasional mandatory overtime.
  26. As assigned, transport clients to related service agencies for continuum of care when required.
  27. Other related duties as deemed appropriate by designated supervisor – inclusive, filing, assemble client records, etc.
  28.  All other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:  The Substance Abuse Technician reports to the designated supervisor – Trinity Glen Work Therapy Supervisor, Sobering Center Program Manager, Detox and McDonough House Treatment Center Program Manager.

Evaluation Criteria
  1. Minimal accident/incident reports.
  2. Performance of screening/intake operations done with accuracy in compliance with established agency procedures and completed with a minimum of problems.
  3. Management of Caseload
  4. Assignments completed in a timely manner.

    • Completion of planned discharges within agency specified time periods.

    • Promptly notify appropriate staff when a client discharge is scheduled.

    • Timely follow up to non-attending clients.

    • Completion of caseload related paperwork within agency specified time limits.

  5. Communication precise, well documented
  6. Notify appropriate staff in the event of facility systems malfunction and/or if safety procedures have been violated and document in log.
  7. Snow and ice removal has been conducted.
  8. Proper documentation of fire drills and disaster drills performed during shift.
  9. Meets all documentation and monitoring activities related to the self-administration of medications.
  10. Rounds completed within guidelines and appropriately documented.
  11. Area neat and clean.
  12. Has a good working knowledge of MCCA’s policies and procedures.
  13. Adherence to state and federal confidentiality guidelines/regulations.
  14. Adheres to security and safety issues.
  15. Completed other assignments as required.
Minimum Qualifications
Education, Training and Credentials:

Must possess a minimum of a High School Diploma and/or GED with two year of experience working with substance disorder field or in recovery and active involvement in a 12-Step Program. Prefer two years college with DARC, Sociology, Psychology background and/or Medical Assistance/CNA Certification Program and one year experience working with substance disorder field or in recovery and/or active involvement in a 12-Step Program Computer proficiency in Microsoft office preferred. Care logic experience a plus. Bilingual (Spanish) abilities a plus. 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 #SubstanceDisorderTech/Detox/McDonough

MCCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Assistant Work Therapy Supervisor: Trinity Glen - Sharon & Kent

General Statement of Duties

Work Therapy Supervisor is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing the work therapy program; supervise the Assistant Work Therapy Supervisor and the Facility Monitors as well as all clients participating in the work therapy program at our Residential program/Residential Detoxification Unit. Maintain the facility in a safe, attractive fashion, including buildings, grounds, housekeeping and preventive maintenance using the skills of the client workforce. Direct and educate the client workforce in proper safety procedures while performing work therapy duties including proper use of all chemicals and power equipment. Motivate the clients to actively participate in work therapy. Requirements: good working knowledge of the building and maintenance industry and ability to perform many tasks himself/herself. Work Experience as a maintenance worker or handyman useful. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EEO EMPLOYER, Veterans encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to mccajobs@mccaonline.com

Fax 203-748-2604 or click here to email your resume. In your subject line, please reference Job #Substance Abuse Supervisor/TG

Please do not telephone or contact directly, only resumes submitted by fax or email will be considered. Interested candidates should fax their cover letters and resumes to: HR at 203-748-2604, or click here to apply by email. Please do not telephone or contact directly, only resumes submitted by fax or email will be considered.

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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