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CASAC – Addiction Recovery - Rotating Shift -Full-time

Job ID 00767518 Location Westchester Behavioral Health Center
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Location

White Plains, New York

Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

Description:

Be a Leader in High-Quality Innovative Care:

Provide Counseling and Support at NYP

Over a century ago, NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Behavioral Health Center introduced the world to moral, humanistic psychiatric care. We blazed the way for use of the Planetree model and are the first behavioral health facility to be recognized as a Planetree Designated Patient-Centered Hospital with Distinction. Our hospital is also a recipient of Magnet from American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Today, top talented nurses continue to use compassionate, evidence-based practices in the #4 ranked Psychiatry program in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. It’s a progressive environment—and a premier opportunity for your career. Join a Culture that Supports Excellence in Quality and Patient Satisfaction.

At NewYork-Presbyterian, nursing is a life-changing career journey focused on amazing patient outcomes every step of the way. Each of our nurses dares to be truly excellent – thriving in a compassionate culture of care and caring. Together, we improve the health of patients and their families, making our communities – and the world – stronger. You’ll work with the brightest minds in healthcare to make tomorrow better for countless human beings. It’s the kind of nursing that requires an unwavering commitment to excellence and a constant spirit of professionalism. And it’s your opportunity to enjoy flexible scheduling, shared clinical decision-making, inspirational leadership, supportive colleagues and much more. Now, you have the opportunity to join us.

Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) – Addiction Recovery Unit / 8N

The Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) at the New York Presbyterian Hospital is part of the interdisciplinary treatment team. The CASAC’s primary function is to provide comprehensive counseling to alcohol/substance dependent patients. This is accomplished by performing a complete assessment of each patient, identifying areas of need, developing individualized treatment plans and evaluating effectiveness of treatment. As well, the CASAC helps patients to focus on maintaining total abstinence and make a strong connection to the 12 Step self-help programs. You will act as a liaison with outside alcohol/substance abuse related agencies and between patient, family, community and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Join our team and serve as a treatment care coordinator for our patients.

This is a full time day/evening rotating position located at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Westchester Behavioral Health Center.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Bilingual – English and Spanish
  • A comprehensive knowledge of chemical dependency

    Required Criteria:

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational, writing and analytical skills
    • CASAC (Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor) certification
    • Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association
    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

    Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life. Start your life-changing journey today.
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