At the Heart of Recovery

Career Opportunities

All applicants must send resume and application to Mayra Ossa, HR Manager to mayraossa@casaincct.org or fax to 203-873-0987.

CHEMICAL ABUSE SERVICES AGENCY, INC.

                                                                     1124 Iranistan Ave.

Bridgeport, CT 06605

Tel: 203-331-4728

Fax: 203-873-0987

 

                                      

House Managers Per diem

CASA HOSTOS & Recovery House

              

For more information please contact Ibis Guerrero at 203-339-4112 iguerrero@casaincct.org or Luis Rodriguez at 203-336-4745 or lrodriguez@casaincct.org


 

General Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the House Manager will support and manage the activities of the residents while maintaining the security, safety and order of the CASA facility, property and community.

 

Requirements:

·        High School diploma or equivalency.

·        Some familiarity with disease of alcoholism.

·        Two years of work experience in a setting that has required adept interpersonal skills.

·        Must demonstrate appreciation and willingness to develop continuing skills towards multicultural competency within a behavioral health setting.

·        Willingness to continue personal and professional growth

·        Bilingual English-Spanish

 


CHEMICAL ABUSE SERVICES AGENCY, INC.

1124 Iranistan Ave.

Bridgeport, CT 06605

Tel: 203-331-4728

Fax: 203-873-0987

 

                                       

                                                            JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Part-Time APRN

              

 

The Chemical Abuse Services Agency Inc., (CASA) is seeking a Part-time APRN  the Multicultural Ambulatory Addiction Services (MAAS) program in New Haven, CT.

 

The Chemical Abuse Services Agency, Inc. is a private, non-profit community-based behavioral health organization.  Founded in 1987, the agency is now one of the leading multicultural behavioral health organizations in Connecticut.  CASA is established as a response to the need for behavioral health services to be available and accessible to the Latino, African-American and other ethnic groups which have been traditionally under served.  Our mission is to provide holistic and culturally competent community-based behavioral health services to individuals, families and communities seeking recovery from addictions, co-occurring disorders and related behavioral health issues. The organization utilizes recovery oriented approaches and evidence-based practices to develop services and operational strategies toward accomplishing this mission.

 

The Multicultural Ambulatory Addiction Services (MAAS) at 426 East Street in New Haven provides the following interventions for chemical dependency and behavioral health issues in an outpatient setting: Ambulatory Detoxification, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), Day and Outpatient Treatment. Medications employed within these protocols include but are not limited to Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Antabuse, and other psycho-tropics as deemed necessary.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ø Examines clients to determine general physical condition

Ø Completes physical and medical history at admission and upon annual review

Ø Orders laboratory tests and evaluates data obtained

Ø Provides medication education for individual clients, staff and families as necessary

Ø Shall review relevant laboratory analysis, and shall provide required documentation, justification and orders

Ø Assists psychiatrist and nurse in transcribing doctor’s orders

Ø Completes clinical and medical documentation for individual client records

Ø Assists medical director in on-site supervision of LPN and RNs

Ø Prescribes methadone and routinely reviews client dosage levels

 

Qualifications:

Ø Valid State of Connecticut license as an advanced practicing nurse (or psychiatric advanced practicing nurse)    as well as DEA and DCP

Ø Ability to prescribe and medically monitor substance abuse and mental health medications

Ø Ability to work effectively with African-Origin/Latino (a) community preferred

Ø Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ø Medication assisted treatment or community based organization or related experience preferred

 

Salary and Benefits

·         Competitive salary according to training and experience

·         General and Professional Liability Insurance coverage provided.

 

Please send all inquiries and resume to: Kristin Bonilla c/o MAAS 426 East Street, New Haven, CT 06511 or e-mail kbonilla@casaincct.org


CHEMICAL ABUSE SERVICES AGENCY, INC.

1124 Iranistan Ave.

Bridgeport, CT 06605

Tel: 203-331-4728

                                                                    Fax: 203-873-0987
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT January 9, 2019

 

Project Courage: Women’s Recovery Navigator FT

For more information: contact Sharnelle Branyon, Program Director, at 203-339-4777 or sbranyon@casaincct.org


General Description:

The Women’s Recovery Navigator is responsible for working collaboratively with staff and fellow navigators to bridge the chasm between professional treatment in region I and sustainable recovery within each women client’s environment. She will act as a role model and strategically use her own story to enhance the recovery resolve of other women. She will act as a role model and strategically use her own story to enhance the recovery resolve of other women. She will focus on the world women live in and their need for recovery from addiction and mental health challenges. She will develop and facilitate the implementation and ongoing development of individual and group recovery support services. She will support individuals in exploring, identifying and connecting with community and natural resources while transitioning to a meaningful life style. She will perform basic documentation duties and be required to provide outreach and transportation as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Certificate of completion and or willingness to complete an accredited Recovery Coach Program
  • Lived experience of mental/psychiatric symptoms and/or in recovery from substance use disorder.
  • Familiarity with women’s physical and social health issues, the area recovery community services and women’s resources.
  • Experience with group education and/or facilitation
  • Understanding of and ability to maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish) a plus
  • Evidence of knowledge of the dynamics of chemical dependency rehabilitation, the challenges associated with behavioral  health treatment services, the best practices available to the chemically dependent, community resources and appreciation of recovery coaching and self- help groups.
  • Must demonstrate appreciation and willingness to develop continuing skills towards multicultural competency within a behavioral health setting.
  • Must demonstrate good emotional stability, maturity, warmth and openness.
  • General office and basic computer experience a plus.
  • Driver’s license and motor vehicle a plus.

 

Send resumes to Sharnelle Branyon fax # 203-296-1566 or email sbranyon@casaincct.org

CHEMICAL ABUSE SERVICES AGENCY, INC.

                                                   1124 Iranistan Ave

Bridgeport, CT 06605

Tel: 203-331-4728

Fax: 203-873-0987

 

January 2019

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

The Chemical Abuse Services Agency Inc., (CASA) is seeking a Per Diem  LPN/RNs for the Multicultural Ambulatory Addiction Services (MAAS) program in New Haven, CT.

 

The Chemical Abuse Services Agency, Inc. is a private, non-profit community-based behavioral health organization.  Founded in 1987, the agency is now one of the leading multicultural behavioral health organizations in Connecticut.  CASA is established as a response to the need for behavioral health services to be available and accessible to the Latino, African-American and other ethnic groups which have been traditionally under served.  Our mission is to provide holistic and culturally competent community-based behavioral health services to individuals, families and communities seeking recovery from addictions, co-occurring disorders and related behavioral health issues. The organization utilizes recovery oriented approaches and evidence-based practices to develop services and operational strategies toward accomplishing this mission.

 

The Multicultural Ambulatory Addiction Services (MAAS) at 426 East Street in New Haven provides the following interventions for chemical dependency and behavioral health issues in an outpatient setting: Ambulatory Detoxification, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), Day and Outpatient Treatment. Medications employed within these protocols include but are not limited to Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Antabuse, and other psycho-tropics as deemed necessary.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ø Administers methadone per MAAS policy and procedures

Ø Complies with clinical and administrative requirements related to client services as outlined in policies and all applicable regulations- including physician’s orders, daily reporting, daily communication log, documentation of all client services, incidents and accidents.

Ø Follows all policy and procedures related to opening, administering methadone and daily closing procedures

 

 

Qualifications:

Ø Valid State of Connecticut license as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse

Ø Experience with an automated medicating system preferred

Ø Ability to work effectively with African-Origin/Latino (a) community preferred

Ø Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ø Medication assisted treatment or community based organization or related experience preferred

 

Salary and Benefits

·         Competitive salary according to training and experience

·         General and Professional Liability Insurance coverage provided.