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.

Fax: 203-873-0987

 

 

Job Posting August 28, 2017

 

Program Director Project Courage

 

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director the PC Program Director (PD) provides leadership and directs all OP/IOP services for a gender specific program (Pregnant and parenting women).  The PD oversees utilization, admission, treatment, discharge, and referral process for all persons served as well as working closely with APRN to provide comprehensive substance abuse and psychiatric services to women. PD provides back-up direct services as appropriate. PD oversees curriculum and all clinical activity. PD is responsible for oversight of timely documentation and compliance with all CASA, Inc. policies. PD works closely with referral sources and staff in the provision of collaborative care.  PD is part of the statewide women’s collaborative and participates in local collaborative treatment planning. Responsible for oversight of site specific tasks, including management of clinical records and reports in Electronic Health Record system. Responsible for compliance with all policies, contractual requirements, licensing and accrediting body requirements. Responsible for the day to day operations and facility oversight.

 

Requirements:

  • Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor or license in related field

  • Master’s degree in related field and three years of professional experience that include individual and group therapy

  • Three years of supervisory experience

  • Expertise in gender responsive care

  • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Experience in clinical supervision preferred

  • Experience in programmatic  and administrative supervision preferred

  • Desire to work cross culturally with inner-city, under-served population

  • Experience with pregnant/parenting women preferred

  • Team Building skills

  • Must have valid drivers license and motor vehicle

 

Please send all inquiries and resume to Kristin Bonilla at kbonilla@casaincct.org .

CHEMICAL ABUSE SERVICES AGENCY, INC.

                                                                   1124 Iranistan Ave.

Bridgeport, CT 06605

Tel: 203-331-4728

Fax: 203-873-0987

Job Postings

                                       

                                              JOB ANNOUCEMENT September 6, 2017

CASA Hostos: PT Cook

 

For more information: contact Steve Diaz 203-339-4112 or sdiaz@casaincct.org.

 

General Description:

 

Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the PT Cook is responsible for providing nutritious and healthy meals for the clients of CASA Hostos.  The Cook is to prepare meals in accordance with public and safety standards, keeps an inventory of all food items and kitchen equipment.  The cook is also responsible to maintain a clean and hygienic cooking environment in addition to storing food appropriately.

 

Requirements:

·        High School or GED

·        1 year experience

·        QFH (Qualified Food Handler) preferred not required

·        Able to communicate well with clients in both English and Spanish

·        Able to lift up to 40lbs.

·        Some familiarity with disease of alcoholism.

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

·        Able to support and manage the activities of the residents while maintaining the security, safety and order of the CASA facility

 


CHEMICAL ABUSE SERVICES AGENCY, INC.

                                                                     1124 Iranistan Ave.

Bridgeport, CT 06605

Tel: 203-331-4728

Fax: 203-873-0987

 

Internal Job Postings

                                       

                                               JOB ANNOUCEMENTS September 1, 2017

 

House Managers PT (24 hours/week)

CASA HOSTOS & Recovery House

              

For more information please contact Steve Diaz at 203-339-4112 or sdiaz@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 ANNOUCEMENT June 2nd, 2015

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