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Adult Mental Health Specialist

Southwest Behavioral Health Management, Inc. Position Announcement Adult Mental Health Specialist DUTIES: This is a highly specialized professional position involving the review, analysis, evaluation, monitoring and coordination of Behavioral Health Services in a managed care environment for the Medicaid population. The duties of this position focus on Adult Mental Health Services. This position also must be prepared to coordinate with Drug and Alcohol Services. On a daily basis, this position serves as a team member in the Operations Department which assists in the assessment/operation of the HealthChoices Program for nine (9) Western Pennsylvania Counties. LOCATION AND HOURS: The main office of Southwest Behavioral Health Management (SBHM) is located just outside of New Castle, PA. SBHM currently serves the Counties of Armstrong, Indiana, Butler, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland. SBHM is also working with the Counties of Northwest Behavioral Health Partnership Counties of Crawford, Mercer and Venango to implement and manage their HealthChoices Program. This position is housed in SBHM’s main office, but travel may be expected three or more days per week to locations throughout the nine (9) county area. With the exception of limited conferences, all travel is day travel. The hours of work are 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. with a half hour lunch. Other hours may be required as determined by agency and client need. ABOUT NEW CASTLE: New Castle is located just under an hour north of Pittsburgh, PA. New Castle is located in Lawrence County, which is home to McConnell’s Mills, New Wilmington and other areas of dramatic natural beauty. Shenango Township, where SBHM, Inc, is located offers an unusually low cost of living and significantly lower taxes than nearby Allegheny County. New Castle offers easy access to major highways traveling from Pittsburgh to Sharon, PA, Youngstown Ohio, Butler, PA and other areas. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum experience and training required: Bachelors Degree (with a major in counseling, social work, social welfare, psychology, nursing or related field) and four years experience in mental health services. Strong skills in organization and documentation are required. Applicants must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and have strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work in a variety of settings. High consideration given to candidates who possess the following: experience working in a County Mental Health System, experience in managed care, and strong understanding and/or experience of recovery. SALARY & BENEFITS: Excellent benefit package including Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Agency funded Pension plan after 1 year employment and others. Competitive salary package TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a current resume with a letter of interest by September 15, 2017 to David C. McAdoo, Executive Director, SBHM, Inc., 2520 New Butler Road, New Castle, PA 16101 or to hr@swsix.com SBHM, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.