Location: 75 Washington St.
Job Code: 05-11-2019
# of Openings: 1


Hudson River HealthCare provides the highest quality comprehensive primary, preventive, and behavioral health services to all who seek it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. Hudson River Health Center (“HRHCare”) a Federally Qualified, Non-For-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk County. HRHCare is currently seeking the following healthcare professional to join our team in Poughkeepsie. We currently have the need for a full-time CASAC.

The candidate will provide education and counseling services to patients and their significant others in need of addiction treatment counseling services.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients and family members
  • Obtains psycho-social histories of patients
  • Provides individual, group, and family counseling
  • Acts as a case manager to help patients negotiate the treatment system
  • Responsible for keeping patient records current
  • Participates in team meetings
  • Develops treatment plans with patients as required
  • Writes reports and documentation as required
  • Consults with other staff regarding treatment of patients
  • Coordinate care with other community agencies such as probation, parole, social services, etc.
  • Reviews case records to monitor quality of care
  • Identifies and categorizes each patient’s age-specific grouping of needs, such as those for infant, adolescent or geriatric patients
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span

Minimum Work Related Experience:

2-4 years

Preferred Work Related Experience: 

4+ years of experience working in fields of Addiction and with a diverse population

Minimum licensure/certification/registration:

Must possess a CASAC

Preferred Specialized Skills & Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction is required
  • Candidates must have excellent communication abilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs
  • Highly Detail Orientated

We are a network of 40 community and migrant health centers located in Peekskill, Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Amenia, Dover Plains, Pine Plains, Hudson, Middletown, New Paltz, Goshen, Greenport, Haverstraw, Spring Valley, Nyack, Monticello, Walden and Yonkers, Amityville, Southampton, Wyandanch, Shirley, Patchogue, Coram, Huntington, Brentwood, Riverhead. and the five boroughs. Annually, we serve over 185,000 patients and over 500,000 encounters.

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, Life and AD&D insurance, ongoing training opportunities and a wellness program.

Interested candidates please submit your resume.

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