Please consider joining our team if you are passionate about helping individuals and families grow and succeed. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Below is a list of current job openings. To apply, please select the position you are interested in and press “Apply Now”. All submissions are processed via Indeed.com.

Licensed clinicians can apply to receive loan repayment assistance through the National Health Services Corps Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP).

In exchange for loan repayment, you serve at least two years at The Guidance Center, which is an NHSC-approved site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).

To learn more, check out: National Health Service Corps

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Behavioral Consultant (BC) – Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!!

Job Description:

Provide behavior consultation services to children under the age of 21 in the home, school and community to address identified behaviors.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide behavior consultation in the home, school and community to address the client’s behaviors by:
  • Completing a functional behavior assessment to determine the function of the child’s behavior
  • Develop an individualized treatment plan (ITP) to address the identified behavior
  • Direct implementation of the ITP by parents, caregivers, school staff and treatment team (Mobile Therapists and Behavioral Health Technicians)
  • Complete client assessments and crisis plans
  • Develop behavior plans
  • Collect and track behavioral data and update the ITP and behavior plans accordingly
  • Consult with treatment team members to address the behaviors of the child
  • Facilitate treatment team meetings as needed to address treatment needs
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients and families
  • Provide culturally aware and competent services
  • Participate in individual and group supervision monthly
  • Complete necessary documentation on a weekly basis
  • Complete initial training and at least 16 hours annually

Education and Experience:

Candidates must have one of the following qualifications

  • Be licensed in this Commonwealth as a behavior specialist.
  • Have a certification as a BCBA or other graduate-level certification in behavior analysis
  • Have a graduate degree in ABA from a college or university
  • Have a minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in providing mental health direct services to children, youth or young adults and a graduate degree in psychology, social work, education, or counseling
  • Have completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and have a graduate degree in psychology, social work, education, counseling or a related field from a college or university

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $40,000.00 per year

Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) – Intensive Behavioral Health Services

Job Description:

Provide individual behavioral treatment modalities when working with children under the age of 21 in the home, school and community to implement the child’s Intensive Treatment Plan (ITP).

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide one-to-one behavioral interventions to support implementation of an Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP) including but limited to:
  • Provide support to parents, teachers, and community individuals
  • Deliver and model treatment interventions
  • Provide positive reinforcement to the clients and families
  • Communicate with colleagues and treatment team and exchange information which is important in achieving the individual goals for the clients
  • Maintain professional boundaries with all clients and families
  • Provide culturally aware and competent services
  • Participate in individual and group supervision monthly
  • Complete necessary documentation on a weekly basis per IBHS regulations
  • Complete training curriculum according to requirements and regulatory standards:
  • If the individual has not previously provided BHT services, the individual shall complete at least 30 hours of Department-approved training prior to providing services independently
  • If an individual has not previously provided BHT services, the individual shall complete at least 24 hours of Department-approved training within the first 6 months of providing BHT services
  • An individual who provides BHT services shall complete at least 20 hours of Department-approved training annually that is related to the individual’s specific job functions and is in accordance with the individual training plan

Education and Experience:

Candidates must have one of the following qualifications:

  • Have at least a high school diploma and have completed a 40-hour training covering the RBT Task List (The Guidance Center can assist candidates with needed trainings to qualify for a BHT position)
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the provision of behavioral health services
  • Have a certification as a BCaBA
  • Have a certification as an RBT
  • Have a certification as a BCAT
  • Have a behavior health certification or behavior analysis certification from an organization that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour

Certified Peer Specialist – Bradford, PA

Job Description:

The Certified Peer Specialist is a self-identified individual who possesses or has had a mental health diagnosis who is active in their own recovery journey. This position is responsible for sharing lived experiences, mentoring, engaging, and motivating other peers who possess a mental health diagnosis to find inner strength and hope. The position requires a self-identified individual who is in recovery, have a high school diploma or GED, have maintained, within the last three years, at least 12 months of paid or voluntary work experience, or 1 year of post-secondary education. The position is full or part time with flexible hours and community based.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $10.00 – $12.00 per hour

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) – Bradford, PA

Job Description:

· Responsible for providing behavioral health services to clients, including but not limited to examining, diagnosing and treating clients, prescribing and monitoring of psychiatric medications, ordering and reviewing appropriate diagnostic laboratory testing, client education and referrals.

· Responsible for practicing under the scope of a collaborative agreement with a psychiatrist.

· Responsible for consultation as needed for all mental health treatment staff in involved in delivery of behavioral health settings, including but not limited to the Outpatient setting.

· Responsible for maintaining up to date knowledge and practice of new therapies and approaches to treatment and new services.

· Responsible for evaluating emergency situations.

· Responsible for participation and consultation with other treatment staff

· Perform related work as required.

Qualification for Position: CRNP must possess an unrestricted licensed to practice medicine in Pennsylvania; CRNP must possess a registration in good standing with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and be able to prescribe controlled substances without restrictions. 5 years’ experience in the field, Board Certification of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center preferred. Must not have been excluded or restricted from participation in any state or federal healthcare program or any third party reimbursement programs.

Skills and Knowledge Required: Must have knowledge of mental health and substance use disorders and have completed training and education in the treatment of behavioral health disorders as well as psychiatric medications.

Amount of Travel and Any other Special Conditions: Minimal travel required.

Salary Range: $ Based on Experience.

Hours per Day or Week: This position is 40 hours per week.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35.00 – $50.00 per hour

Caseworker – Supports Coordination – Bradford, PA

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!!

Job Description:

Supports Coordinator to locate, coordinate, and monitor services for persons with Intellectual Developmental Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Global Developmental Delay. Bachelor’s Degree in human services or the Education Field required. Requires excellent time management, computer, and organizational skills; with ability to travel within McKean County. Salary based upon experience.

Resume to: Personnel, The Guidance Center, 110 Campus Drive, Bradford, PA 16701

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30,000.00 per year

Caseworker – Blended Case Management – Bradford, PA

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!!

Job Description:

  • Required to provide Blended Case Management to adults and children with a chronic mental illness.
  • Blended Case Manager will provide both Intensive Case Management and Resource Coordination levels of service.
  • The Blended Case Manager will adjust service intensity based on consumer needs, therefore improving the continuity of care and enhanced support for recovery/resiliency concepts.
  • Required to maintain at least every 30-day contact with consumers to insure delivery of appropriate and timely services.
  • Required to develop treatment plans with other professional staff.
  • Required to assist consumers and their families in securing appropriate community generic resources.
  • Required to work closely with all service agencies to insure appropriate services for consumers and their families.
  • Required to represent the interests of the consumer in an advocacy role in securing needed services and appropriate benefits.
  • Required to keep daily records of activities recorded on a Service Activity Log (SAL).
  • Required to assist consumers in locating suitable placements and securing appropriate vocational/educational training.
  • Required to provide supportive counseling to consumers and their families.
  • Required on-call after hour rotation for crisis management
  • Required to perform duties in accordance with the CSP Principles of Recovery.

Resume to: Human Resources, The Guidance Center, 110 Campus Drive, Bradford, PA 16701

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $32,136.00 per year

Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Bradford, PA

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!!

Mental Health Therapist is responsible to provide diagnostic assessments, therapy, and counseling and support services for a mixed caseload including adults, adolescents, and families experiencing mental health issues, communication challenges, or family conflict. Office setting and tele-health during Covid-19. Master’s degree and professional license required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $45,000.00 per year

Mobile Therapist (MT) – Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!!

Job Description:

Provide mental health treatment to children under the age of 21 in the home, school and community using techniques such as cognitive behavior therapy, behavioral therapy, behavioral skills training and parenting skills training.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • · Provide individual and family therapy in the home, school and community to address the client’s symptoms, behavioral concerns and treatment needs
  • · Complete client assessments and develop treatment plans and crisis plans
  • · Develop behavior plans as needed
  • · Consult with colleagues and treatment team members to assist the child in improving their behavior or symptoms
  • · Facilitate treatment team meetings as needed to address treatment needs
  • · Maintain professional boundaries with clients and families
  • · Provide culturally aware and competent services
  • · Participate in individual and group supervision monthly
  • · Complete necessary documentation on a weekly basis
  • · Complete initial training and at least 16 hours annually

Education and Experience:

Candidates must have one of the following qualifications:

  • · Be licensed in Pennsylvania as a professional counselor, marriage and family therapist or clinical social worker
  • · Be licensed in Pennsylvania as a social worker or a behavior specialist and have a graduate degree that required a clinical or mental health direct service practicum
  • · Have a minimum of one year of full-time experience in providing mental health direct services to children and a graduate degree with at least nine credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work or counseling
  • · Have completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and have a graduate degree with a least nine credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work, education, counseling or a related field

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $40,000.00 per year

Parents As Teachers – Home Visitor – DuBois, PA

Job Description:

Full Time Home Visiting position. Travel throughout Clearfield County to family homes required. Early Childhood Education program, Parents As Teachers, offers a partnership with all families whose goal is to become their child’s first most important teacher. Degree in Human Services, Education, Nursing, or other related field required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour

Parents As Teachers – Home Visitor – McKean County

Job Description:

Full Time Home Visiting position. Travel throughout Clearfield County to family homes required. Early Childhood Education program, Parents As Teachers, offers a partnership with all families whose goal is to become their child’s first most important teacher. Degree in Human Services, Education, Nursing, or other related field required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour

Physician Assistant (PA) – Bradford, PA

Job Description:

  • Responsible for providing and monitoring behavioral health services to clients under the supervision of an appointed physician, including but not limited to conducting assessments obtaining client history, examining, diagnosing and treating clients, to include the prescribing and monitoring of psychiatric medications, ordering and reviewing appropriate diagnostic laboratory testing.
  • Responsible for consultation and education as needed for all mental health treatment staff in involved in delivery of behavioral health settings, including but not limited to the Outpatient setting.
  • Responsible for maintaining up to date knowledge and practice of new therapies and approaches to treatment and new services.
  • Responsible for evaluating emergency situations.
  • Responsible for participation and consultation with other treatment staff
  • Perform related work as required.

Qualification for Position: PA must possess a current unrestricted license in the state of Pennsylvania. Psychiatric work experience preferred. NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) eligible, certification preferred. PA must possess or be eligible for a registration with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and be able to prescribe controlled substances without restrictions. Must not have been excluded or restricted from participation in any state or federal healthcare program or any third party reimbursement programs.

Skills and Knowledge Required: Must have knowledge of mental health and substance use disorders and have completed training and education in the treatment of behavioral health disorders as well as psychiatric medications.

Amount of Travel and Any other Special Conditions: Minimal travel required.

Salary Range: $ Based on Experience.

Hours per Day or Week: This position is 40 hours per week.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 – $40.00 per hour

Psychiatrist – Bradford, PA

Job Description:

· Responsible for the provision of psychiatric care including but not limited to examining diagnosing and treating clients, to include the prescribing and monitoring of psychiatric medications, ordering and reviewing appropriate diagnostic laboratory testing, performing group and individual behavioral health treatment.

· Responsible for psychiatric reviews and treatment plans of clients and writing necessary recommendations of services for clients.

· Responsible for the completion of pertinent medical insurance forms for clients (i.e. Social Security, Disability forms, etc.)

· Responsible for consultation as needed for all mental health treatment staff in involved in delivery of behavioral health settings, including but not limited to Outpatient and Community Based settings

· Responsible for maintaining up to date knowledge and practice of new therapies and approaches to treatment and new services.

· Responsible for supervision of, and collaboration with non physician professionals

· Perform related work as required.

Qualification for Position: Physician must possess an unrestricted licensed to practice medicine in Pennsylvania; Physician must possess a registration in good standing with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and be able to prescribe controlled substances without restrictions. 5 years’ experience in the field, Board Certification preferred. Must not have been excluded or restricted from participation in any state or federal healthcare program or any third party reimbursement programs.

Skills and Knowledge Required: Must have knowledge of mental health and substance use disorders and have completed training and education in the treatment of behavioral health disorders as well as psychiatric medications.

Amount of Travel and Any other Special Conditions: Minimal travel required.

Salary Range: $ Based on Experience

Hours per Day or Week: This position is 40 hours per week.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $200,000.00 – $250,000.00 per year

Speech Language Pathologist – Early Intervention – Bradford, PA

Speech Language Pathologist needed for families with children birth to three, homebased Early Intervention program in Elk County. Part time, contracted, hourly rate negotiable. Must have a PA Speech Language Pathologist license. Travel throughout Elk County required.

Job Type: Part-time

Therapist – Family Based Services – Bradford, PA

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!!

Job Description:

The Family Based Services (FBS) Mental Health Therapist provides Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy (ESFT) to a caseload of up to 8 families in partnership with their team member. In addition to providing therapeutic interventions, the FBS therapist also supports the client families with crisis response and case management.

All FBS team members are required to complete a 3-year training program specific to the ESFT clinical model to ensure treatment fidelity and for therapists to develop competency in the delivery of ESFT.

The FBS therapist is responsible for maintaining clinical treatment documentation and delivering services in compliance with all state regulations and program policy.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in the field of human services such as: social work, marriage and family therapy, counseling psychology, or education. Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children and/or families. Must have the ability to provide therapeutic services in a variety of locations (home, school & community).

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Administrative Assistant

Job Description:

  • Medical Secretary: Responsible for providing coverage for absent Medical Secretaries, for the accurate and efficient day to day operations of the outpatient psychiatric prescriber(s) office(s).
  • Scheduling: Responsible for providing coverage for absent Scheduling staff, accepting and triaging all OP referrals assuring accuracy in scheduling (and rescheduling) patient appointments as necessary.
  • Insurance Verification: Responsible for assisting to verify patient insurance and appropriately schedule patients; effective communication with the patient and various agency departments to ensure timely processing of claims and accurate claims payment of Agency rendered services.
  • General: Demonstrates good housekeeping related to work area, common areas, patient areas and customer service and collegiality amongst coworkers, in all aspects of position.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; medical office or administrative assistant degree or experience preferred.
  • Basic computer skills including Word, Excel and e-mail. EMR experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – including telephone etiquette and ability to utilize a multiple phone line system.
  • Ability to remain empathetic and sensitive to patients in distress and maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to be flexible and accommodating with short notice.
  • Must be a critical thinker with the ability to multi task.
  • Must have the ability to be discreet and maintain confidential and professional approach at all times.

All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. The job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any job related instructions as requested their supervisor.

Essential Job Functions (Medical Secretary):

  • Required to back up medical secretaries as needed.
  • Greet patients for appointments, check patients out after appointment, collect proper signatures for consents, billing, ROI, etc., and scheduling next appointment.
  • Manages office documents as necessary, ensuring appropriate patient authorizations. (Labs, Prior Auths for medications, PDMP, REMS, Referrals, Disability paperwork, Housing, Emotional Support Animal , etc.) Documents all work completed into the EMR.
  • Verifies any patient changes in address, phone, or insurance and updates accordingly in the EMR.
  • Accurately takes messages for clinicians and presents them in a timely manner. Follow up as necessary with patient or others as directed by clinician.
  • Reviews and completes prescriber documentation in EMR on daily basis for completeness and accuracy in patient charting, including grammatical review for quality purposes.
  • Continuously reviews clinicians schedule to ensure accurate scheduling and works to minimize open appointment slots in clinicians’ schedules. Addresses any areas of concern with supervisor.
  • Assists with weekly case management process including appointments, reminder call lists, discharges, closing letters, etc.
  • Properly follows through with patients who miss scheduled appointments, need reminders, placed on standby or cancelation lists, etc. Maintains and reviews lists daily.
  • Re-schedule patient appointments for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Therapist as necessary when there is a change in the schedule.

Essential Job Functions (Scheduling):

  • Answer referral calls and appropriately triage patient needs. May involve coordination with mental health delegate or emergency services.
  • Understands the Agency Continuum of Care in order to properly schedule patients with proper level of care; collaboration with other staff as needed for proper scheduling of new patients and in-patient follow-ups for the Agency.
  • Requires concise gathering of patient information. Verifies insurance status for all new admissions, prior to services being scheduled whenever possible.
  • Schedules patient appointments for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Therapists. Ensures clients are scheduled with the appropriate clinicians and/or level of care as directed, and according to insurance.
  • Re-schedules patient appointments for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Therapists when indicated by a change in the schedule.
  • Continuously reviews clinicians schedule to ensure accurate scheduling and works to minimize open appointment slots in clinicians’ schedules. Addresses any areas of concern with supervisor.

Essential Job Functions (Insurance Verification):

  • Knowledge and ability to verify client insurance using electronic systems from payer sources to identify plan detail and eligibility.
  • Must understand Agency Revenue Cycle in order to validate accuracy in client insurance profiles in EMR and trace claims processing.
  • Must be proficient in the use of the EMR in order to run regular reports to ensure accurate information is entered for claims processing.
  • Ability to have effective communication with insurance/billing team to ensure timely and accurate claims payment for services rendered.
  • Pursue authorization for any Out of Network agreements or County Authorizations, as needed.
  • Must be aware of authorizations and timely file requirements in order to prioritize work accordingly, tracking any authorizations that need follow up, and ensuring follow up happens at the appropriate time to request extension if necessary.
  • Communicate as necessary with patients, clinical and business office staff regarding insurance issues, requirements, EMR functionality to ensure proper claims processing.
  • Other office/practice supports duties as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 per hour or additional compensation based on experience