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: Waterbury

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.
Outpatient Clinic Program Director, New Haven

General Statement of Duties

Outpatient Clinic Program Directors are responsible for the clinical effectiveness and operational efficiency of the day-to-day operation of one or more of MCCA’s outpatient clinics. The position provides clinical supervision and administrative oversight to the staff of the clinic and works to achieve and maintain a safe, healthy and productive workplace that is compliant with all regulatory, contractual and accrediting standards. The Clinic Director also works in harmony with senior managers to prepare and achieve a balanced budget and advance MCCA’s mission, vision and values.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Select, train and supervise all assigned staff including clinical, as well as administrative supervision
  2. Oversees and signs off on treatment plans and clinical documentation in collaboration with MCCA’s Chief Medical Officer
  3. Plans and organizes the work and client flow and strives to match service with client need
  4. Schedules staff and groups, ensuring adequate coverage during staff absences, etc.
  5. Assures compliance with all accreditation, contractual and regulatory standards
  6. Collaborates with CFO to establish and maintain annual budget
  7. Maintains accountability of time and attendance of assigned staff
  8. Collaborates with referral sources, payers, contractors and community partners
  9. Collaborates with senior managers to craft and communicate a shared vision of common values, priorities and future plans
  10. Maintains a pleasant, clean and safe environment
  11. Develops, in partnership with MCCA’s COO and CCO, date reporting and analytics to measure and evaluate performance standards for both staff and client outcomes
  12. Leads staff so as to achieve a high degree of client satisfaction
  13. Leads staff to enhance skills and credentials
  14. Troubleshoots and solves clinic problems
  15. Evaluates staff performance on an ongoing basis and provides feedback in a timely fashion and provides an annual performance appraisal that challenges staff to strive for excellence
  16. Seeks, receives and acts on client feedback as appropriate
  17. Continually monitors caseload to discharge unserved clients in a timely fashion

Performance Measures/Evaluation Criteria

  1. Program utilization
  2. Treatment outcomes
  3. Client and customer satisfaction
  4. Revenue generation
  5. Cost containment
  6. Satisfactory reviews by regulators, CARF and contractors
  7. Quality staff retention
  8. Timely performance appraisals
  9. Staff conformance to documentation standards
  10. Quality and timeliness of treatment plans
  11. Staff morale

Supervision Received

This position reports to MCCA’s Clinical Director

Supervision Exercised

This position supervises counselors and other staff assigned to the designated clinic.

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Training and Credentials:

Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related field

State of Connecticut Department of Public Health licensure – (LCSW, LPC, LMFT or LADC)

Five Years of Management experience with budgetary responsibilities.

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 #NH-Director
 
MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.
Program Manager Problem Gambling Services

General Statement of Responsibilities:

MCCA’s Manager of Problem Gambling Services is charged with managing all aspects of problem gambling services including but not limited to outreach, education, peer support and clinical services.  This entails administrative oversight of the problem gambling treatment services that are currently provided directly by MCCA in our four outpatient clinics (Waterbury, Danbury, New Milford, Torrington) along with any future sites that are developed as well as the residential services provided by and through McDonough House.

Must be a licensed clinician (LCSW, LPC or LADC is required).  Gambling certification is a plus but not required; however, must obtain International Gambling Certification within one year of hire and subsequently maintain this certification throughout period of employment.

This Manager is also responsible for overseeing and managing the awareness and skill development program known as DiGIn (Disordered Gambling Integration Program) that is operated by and at MCCA as well as the Recovery Support Services (RSS) grant program.

In addition, the Manager of Problem Gambling Services is responsible for maintaining excellent relationships with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) Problem Gambling Services staff and leadership and to be an active participant in MCCA’s strategic plan as it relates to maintaining and growing our array of problem gambling services. 

Delineation of Specific Duties:

  • Monitoring of MCCA’s “Bettor Choice” staff as to compliance with MCCA and DMHAS reporting requirements.
  • Clinical oversight of “Bettor Choice” and any other gambling related treatment throughout the agency. This includes oversight of both licensed staff members and peer counselors
  • Assess service quality and outcomes through various resources available. This function includes all “Bettor Choice” services.
  • Formulation and implementation of any appropriate subcontracts.
  • Develop an expertise in problem gambling that allows for Manager to be called on to offer trainings, in-services and other outreach and educational activities both within MCCA and in community-at-large. It is essential that the Manger develops skills and has comfort in presenting in front of large audiences.
  • Understand the immediate and long term needs and plans of our major customer and payer, DMHAS, and lead MCCA’s response to cost effectively meeting these needs.
  • Use the problem gambling platform to increase awareness of the scope and depth of MCCA’s total array of services and to promote MCCA in all appropriate settings and forums.
  • Any other duties related to the above and any other duties assigned as consistent with MCCA’s needs and manager’s skill set.

Supervision Exercised:  All identified “Bettor Choice” staff members, and DiGIn clinicians and other support staff as appropriate. 

Supervision Received:  This position reports to the Director of Waterbury Outpatient Services.

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 #PG-Manager
 
MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.
Assistant Work Therapy Supervisor: Trinity Glen, Sharon

The Assistant Work Therapy Supervisor is responsible for helping the supervisor in developing, implementing and overseeing the work therapy program.

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist and maintain the facility in a safe, attractive fashion, including buildings, grounds, housekeeping and preventive maintenance using the skills of the client workforce.
  • Educate the client workforce in proper safety procedures while performing work therapy duties including proper use of all chemicals and power equipment.
  • Oversee the maintenance and repair of all Trinity Glen motor vehicles.
  • Encourage the clients to actively participate in work therapy.
  • Assist in controlling facility costs by remaining within budget guidelines as provided by the Facility Director.
  • Assist with the purchasing supplies for housekeeping, work therapy, general maintenance and clients’ personal needs.
  • Coordinate with clinical staff to meet mutual goals of clients.
  • Compliance with Federal and State confidentiality regulations.
  • Assist the Site Safety Officer including participation on MCCA’s Safety Committee.
  • Maintain inventory system.
  • Perform all duties assigned by the Work Therapy Supervisor or other Management Personnel.

Supervision Received:  This position works under the direction of Work Therapy Supervsior.

Qualifications:

  • Education and Training:  High school graduate or GED.  General working knowledge of the building and maintenance industry and ability to perform the various tasks.
  • Work Experience: 1-year maintenance worker or handyman
  • Credentials: Valid CT driver’s license; have/eligible for a CT Public Service license.

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 #Work-Therapy-TG

 
MCCA is an equal opportunity employer.
FT & PT Substance Disorder Technicians: Danbury, 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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