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If you want to make a difference in people’s lives and help support our community through compassionate, quality medical care, we want to hear from you! 

At New Horizons, one of the factors that continue to set us apart is our team of professionals and support staff who truly care about our community and believe in the work we do. In turn, we focus on providing opportunities for professional growth and development, increased wellness, personal fulfillment and a healthy work/life balance.

Program Coordinator/Project Manager

Responsibilities include overseeing the administrative and programmatic activities that support the development and implementation of programming to serve clients in an intensive manner, and to integrate behavioral health with general medical services as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC). This includes developing and implementing a project management plan, assisting with planning and scheduling functions of the CCBHC, including hiring, execution, and monitoring.

The CCBHC manager will define requirements, set program priorities and establish project metrics that ensure the successful completion of the project and ensure that the scope, schedule and budget remain on track and will take corrective actions as needed.

Qualifications: Minimum educational requirements include Master’s degree minimum; Licensed Behavioral Health Professional (LISW, LPCC, or Ph.D.) or Licensed Registered Nurse. Experience in systems planning and/or project management, working with quality assurance, developing trainings, and familiarity with CARF or other accreditation organizations preferred. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a background in grant administration.  $5K sign on bonus; moving or relocation expenses available.

 

Health Safety & Wellness (HSW) Officer (CMA or LPN required)
Responsibilities: Daily site visits to each agency facility to ensure all Covid-19 Safety precautions are being implemented, including, but not limited to: administering temperature readings of staff, ensuring self- health questionnaires are being completed by staff and clients and recorded properly, assisting with the coordination of on-site Covid-19 testing for staff; communicating and implementing agency infectious disease policies and protocol to staff; leads HSW Committee as chairperson, conducting weekly Covid-19 briefings with HSW Committee members; implements agency Health Safety & Wellness policies and protocols; coordinates agency safety drills and inspections; ensures compliance with all agency HSW policies and procedures, as well as federal, state and CARF accrediting agency requirements.
This position will also provide assistance and back up coverage to the psychiatric services department. 
Qualifications: Must possess either LPN license in good standing with The Ohio Board of Nursing or Certified Medical Assistant certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants. Experienced in or knowledge of the workings of a medical practice or environment. Mental health experience is a plus. Must be self-directed, flexible and highly motivated and be able to work with a team approach. Must be able to travel to all agency facilities in and around Fairfield County. Supervisor: Psychiatric Services Coordinator

School Based Therapist – Locations: Amanda, Fairfield ED and Eastland Career Center
Responsibilities include providing school-based prevention/intervention services to students, consulting with parents and school personnel and providing supportive services and referrals as appropriate. All positions include a flexible schedule arranged around the school calendar.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree minimum with Licensure required (LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/MFT). Position requires the ability to work cooperatively with educators within the school setting; to impart knowledge/teach groups of children and adults; to be self-directed, dependable, organized and possess good communication skills and to be sensitive and attentive to the cultural needs of each student and family. Supervisor: School Based Services Coordinator

 

Jail Based SUD/MAT Therapist
Responsibilities: Providing Assessments, individual psychotherapy, psychoeducation, case management, referral and linkage to adults in the jail and recently released from the jail with substance use disorders.  Psychotherapy services include enhancement of: psychological and social functioning; self-esteem; coping abilities; vocational, educational and social opportunities.  Performs diagnostic and assessment specific to SUD treatment.  Develops and maintains Individual Service Plans.  Provides client with linkage to appropriate resources, including MAT programs in the community and case management.  Services are provided in an integrated manner and appropriate level of intensity. Timely and assertive referral and linkage a priority outcome for this position.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Substance Abuse or closely related field preferred.  CCDCIII certification or licensure in social work or counseling with SUD scope of practice is required.  Minimum two (2) years post Masters Experience preferred. Licensure also required (LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/MFT). Supervisor: Jail Based/SUD Team Lead

 

SUD Nurse - LPN
Responsibilities: Performing duties that include completing basic medical/nursing assessments and mental status assessments.  Verify any medication changes, recent hospitalizations, or changes in medical, social, or family history that may have an impact on Mental Health Treatment.  Complete necessary charting that is required to maintain standards established to ensure compliance. Communicate Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program procedures and requirements to the client. Collect urine drug screen (UDS), including observed urine drug screens. Assess clients for side effects of prescribed medications at time of each visit.  Document findings in client records. Provide education regarding medication compliance and potential adverse reactions to client. Document in clients' records all medications delivered to client or significant other noting delivery made as ordered by physician.
Qualifications: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Ohio.  Experienced in or knowledge of mental health interventions and ability to assess mental illness.  Attendance and participation in continuing education programs designed to maintain an unencumbered RN/LPN license and nursing proficiency. Position requires an ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary agency team, to communicate and relate effectively with individuals of all ages and families, and to be sensitive and attentive to the cultural needs of each client and family.  Position also requires good computer literacy skills, written communication skills, and strong organizational skills. Supervisor: Jail Based/SUD Team Lead
 

Jail Based Peer Supporter
Responsibilities: Performing Direct Peer Support Services.  Provide linkage, coordination, monitoring and outreach function.  Engage with clients referred with a history or current opioid disorder and criminal justice involvement.  Assist in facilitating linkage and engagement with Treatment providers.   Provides ongoing engagement and interventions to existing clients with SUD diagnosis who would benefit from the Peer Supporters own lived experience of recovery.  Encourage hope and optimism and ideas/feedback to facilitate recovery.  
Qualifications: Ohio Peer Support Certification is required. Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000); high school degree or equivalent.  Willingness to disclose own lived experience of recovery.  Demonstrates good organizational skills.  Exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs, ability to set limits, confront behaviors and redirect. Supervisor: Jail Based/SUD Team Lead
 

SUD/Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Therapist
Responsibilities: Provides individual, family and group psychotherapy and psychoeducation to adults and appropriate youth with substance use disorders.  Psychotherapy services include enhancement of: psychological and social functioning; self-esteem; coping abilities; vocational, educational and social opportunities.  Performs diagnostic and assessment specific to SUD treatment.  Develops and maintains Individual Service Plans.  Provides client with linkage to appropriate resources, including psychiatry for MAT and case management. 
Qualifications: Master’s Degree (or greater) in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Substance Abuse or closely related field.  Minimum two (2) years post Masters Experience preferred.  LCDCIII certification is required.  Licensure also required (LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/MFT). Supervisor: SUD/IOP Team Lead

 

Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Peer Supporter
Responsibilities: Performing Direct Peer Support Services.  Provide linkage, coordination, monitoring and outreach function.  Engage with clients referred with a history or current opioid disorder and criminal justice involvement.  Assist in facilitating linkage and engagement with Treatment providers.   Provides ongoing engagement and interventions to existing clients with SUD diagnosis who would benefit from the Peer Supporters own lived experience of recovery.  Encourage hope and optimism and ideas/feedback to facilitate recovery. 
Qualifications: Ohio Peer Support Certification is required. Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000); high school degree or equivalent.  Willingness to disclose own lived experience of recovery.  Demonstrates good organizational skills.  Exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs, ability to set limits, confront behaviors and redirect. Supervisor: SUD/IOP Team Lead

 

Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Medical Assistant (one male and one female)
Responsibilities: Prepare client for and collect observed urine drug screen (UDS). Coordinating with nurses and physicians, assisting in patient care including taking detailed phone messages, triaging the calls based on clinical urgency, calling patients and pharmacies, completing medication orders in OrderConnect per physician order and notifying patients of physician response to message, obtaining vital signs and performing ODT per physician request. Completing necessary clinical documentation for prescribers, i.e., Indigent medication program forms, interoffice referrals, transfers and closings as needed. Performing other related duties at the discretion of the SUD/IOP Team Lead and/or Psychiatric Services Coordinator.
Qualifications: High school graduate.  Must possess Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).  Experienced in or knowledge of the workings of a medical practice or environment.  Mental health experience is a plus.  Employee must be self-directed, flexible and highly motivated and be able to work with a team approach. Supervisor: SUD/IOP Team Lead


SUD Supported Employment Specialist
Responsibilities: Working directly with clients to assess for work readiness, develop employment plan and address needs for work, and deliver interventions to achieve employment.  Assist clients with the entire employment process from job search, application, resume, applying and interviewing and actually starting a job.  Job coach as needed with clients who start new jobs.  Support clients who are working to help them continue to be successful in employment. 
Provides secondary Community Support services to Adult Substance Use Disorder's (SUD) as related to work; serves as an advocate, liaison, mediator, broker for SUD's; promotes a client/driven strength-oriented service; adheres to the agency's mission statement; policy and procedures; follows guidelines to ensure quality assurance; maintains productivity and documentation standards.
Qualifications: Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000); Bachelor’s degree preferred. Will also consider non bachelors with 3+ years’ experience with a chemical dependency license. Preference given to holders of Ohio Counselors and Social/Work Board licensure.  Experience in working with adults with SUD; exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs; ability to assess, teach and model skill development techniques related to employment. Ability to see the potential for work in all our clients, able to consider creative solutions, ability to set limits, confront behaviors and redirect. Supervisor: SUD/IOP Team Lead
 

Outpatient Clinic Case Manager
Responsibilities: Direct Clinical Service - Provides mental health case/care management services to adults, children and families; provides collaborative care planning, referral and monitoring of treatment.  Coordinates services needed within the agency and community.  Communicates with other service providers to improve quality of care to patient as well as quality outcomes. May provide transport for clients to services; promotes a client/driven, strength-oriented service; adheres to the agency's mission statement; policy and procedures; follows guidelines to ensure quality assurance; maintains productivity and documentation standards.  Manifest a commitment to and Recovery Model philosophy and standards, and foster an environment that supports recovery for persons served. Possess a working knowledge of community resources. Non-billable, assertive outreach to clients not engaging and may include telephone calls or home visits.
Completes all appropriate case documentation and case planning information; appropriate documentation of collateral contacts; participates in clinical supervision. Performs related office/administrative duties, such as scheduling patients, answering phones, assist in facilitating telehealth appointments; assist staff in opening and closing of cases; attends staff meetings, supervisions and trainings. 
Qualifications: Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000); Bachelor’s degree required. Preference given to LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/MFT licensure. Experience in working in the mental health field; exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs; ability to assess, teach and model skill development techniques; ability to set limits, confront behaviors and redirect. Supervisor: Clinic Site Manager

 

Psychiatric Services Certified Medical Assistant
Responsibilities include: Coordinating with nurses and physicians, assisting in patient care including taking detailed phone messages, triaging the calls based on clinical urgency, calling patients and pharmacies, completing medication orders per physician order and notifying patients of physician response to message, obtaining vital signs and performing ODT per physician request. Completing necessary clinical documentation for prescribers, i.e., Indigent medication program forms, referrals, transfers and closings as needed. Coordinating retrieval and transmission of collateral clinical documentation, lab work and discharge summaries. Faxing/copying needed lab work or other documentation to other facilities ensuring to maintain HIPAA compliance. Maintaining the stocked sample medications, as well as serving as a resource to the medical and nursing departments regarding pharmaceutical company coupons, discounts, etc.  Maintain sample medication tracking log to maintain compliance with CARF.

Performing other related duties at the discretion of the Psychiatric Services Coordinator and/or Medical Director.
Qualifications: Must possess Certified Medical Assistant certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants. Experienced in or knowledge of the workings of a medical practice or environment.  Mental health experience is a plus.  Employee must be self-directed, flexible and highly motivated and be able to work with a team approach. Supervisor: Psychiatric Services Program Coordinator

 

Adult Clinical Community Support (CCS) Specialist
Responsibilities include: Direct Clinical Service - Provides on-going primary and secondary community services to Adults with Severe Mental Disorders (SMD's); serves as an advocate, liaison, mediator, broker for SMD's; provides transport for clients to services; promotes a client/driven, strength-oriented service; adheres to the agency's mission statement; policy and procedures; follows guidelines to ensure quality assurance; maintains productivity and documentation standards; keeps current licensing credentials.  Develops and implements initial and revised Individual Service Plan. Communicates with other service providers to improve quality of care to client. Manifest a commitment to and Recovery Model philosophy and standards, and foster an environment that supports recovery for persons served. Possess a working knowledge of community resources. Documentation: Completes all appropriate case documentation and case planning information; completes all necessary reports per agency policy and protocol; appropriate documentation of collateral contacts; participates in clinical supervision.
Qualifications: Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000); Bachelor’s degree required. Preference given to holders of Ohio Counselors and Social/Work Board licensure. Experience in working with adults with SMD; exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs; ability to assess, teach and model skill development techniques in home maintenance, interpersonal-social and pre-vocational interests; ability to set limits, confront behaviors and redirect. Supervisor: Clinical Community Support (CCS) Team Leader

 

Home Based Therapist
Responsibilities include providing individual and family psychotherapy for children and their families in the home and community, prioritizing high risk families in Fairfield County.

Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or closely related field. Master's Degree preferred. Licensure required (LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/MFT). Independent Licensure preferred (LISW/LPCC) Supervisor: Home Based Services Coordinator

 

Senior Support Therapist

Responsibilities: Direct clinical service: Provides individual psychotherapy, performs clinical diagnostic and assessment functions in the home; develops and implements initial and revised Individual Service Plan. Provides Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST) services as necessary to assure effective care. Provides timely and clinically accurate documentation in accordance with agency best practices; completes all necessary reports per project criteria. Consultation: Participates in clinical supervision; maintains appropriate collateral contacts and community linkage; consults with staff as indicated. Administrative: Performs related administrative duties; attends meetings; assists in program planning and evaluation.

Qualifications: Master's degree with Independent licensure (LISW); minimum two (2) years’ experience in community mental health or closely related field preferred such as extended care facilities, assisted living facilities, or senior housing care preferred; experience, skill and comfort with elderly adults in the home setting; ability to function as a treatment team member; must be highly motivated and self-directed. Must also have the ability to work cooperatively with multiple older adult-serving systems, to be sensitive and attentive to the cultural needs of each older adult and family, and to communicate effectively in writing. Supervisor: Home Based Services Coordinator

 

Outpatient Therapist – Pickerington and Kull Road Clinic Sites

Responsibilities include: providing psychotherapy for adults, children and their families, performing clinical diagnostic and assessment functions and implementing individual service plans.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or closely related field required. Licensure also required (LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/MFT). Supervisor: Clinic Site Manager

 

Crisis Intervention Therapist
Responsibilities include: Provide face-to-face emergency services to adults, adolescents and children. This includes prescreens for hospitalization, crisis stabilization planning and implementation. Crisis Intervention staff must be available to work varying shifts, including holidays. Answers calls and provides triage services (On-call pay provided). Completes all documentation in providing emergency services. This includes but is not limited to: CI assessment, pink slips, affidavits, client’s rights, releases and other required CI documents. Attends supervision, required meetings, and provides other administrative functions as needed.
Qualifications: Must have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology. Must possess licensure (LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/MFT), prefer two years post-licensure experience. Must be able to provide clinical services in the community and work cooperatively with the hospitals, probate court, and other agencies. Must meet system requirements for appointment as Health Officer, or at minimum for probationary Health Officer status. Must work well in crisis situations; have good working knowledge of the DSM-IV; have excellent written communication skills’ convey respect, warmth and hope; be highly organized; and sensitive to the cultural needs of each client and family. Supervisor: Crisis Intervention Program Coordinator

 

Data Collection Specialist

Responsibilities include: Writing and/or producing accurate reports and conducting analyses according to set timelines and project plans. This position will extract, manage, manipulate, and analyze data for New Horizons programs and services; assisting with program evaluation support for projects and initiatives, to measure program effectiveness. The Data Collection Specialist will develop, code, run, and/or prepares formatted reports to support critical functions; collaborate and / or assist in performing quality assurance checks on reports prior to completion; work with Management to establish and/or document quality assurance process checks to be utilized by all staff to ensure the integrity, completeness and validity of external and internal reports.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in clinical field, IT, healthcare or equivalent combination of education and work experience; technical experience in reporting and/or programming; proficiency with Excel and demonstrated ability to learn Electronic Medical Records information systems and software programs; proficiency with data analysis, data management & manipulation and interpretation; knowledge of basic statistics; experience in grants management preferred; familiarity with accreditation standards required; must also be familiar with appropriate evidence-based practices and must be sensitive and attentive to the cultural needs of agency clients

Information Technology (IT) Program Coordinator
Responsibilities: the daily functioning of the technology of the organization including developing an IT strategic plan, overseeing the technical infrastructure, supervising IT staff, determining business requirements for IT systems, managing the design and implementation of IT infrastructure, and eliminating security risks; acts as the network administrator for external companies contracted with the agency for any IT related hardware, software, or consultation; applies analysis tools and techniques to increase quality, productivity and overall effectiveness of agency systems; oversees all installation and maintenance of IT systems, hardware, and software; provides supervision to IT staff; collaborates with IT staff to perform technical work/resolve technical issues; ensures IT projects and tasks are completed within a timely manner; ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously; coordinates the installation and maintenance of hardware, software, networking and other products to support agency needs; maintains anti-virus programs and firewalls to ensure network and system integrity; coordinates and conducts server maintenance; compiles data/develops reports; coordinates and conducts internal agency system maintenance, new product testing; ensures data and system security; coordinates equipment repairs as necessary/works closely with service vendors to ensure continuity of service; implements and coordinates training of staff on systems, hardware and software;; collaborates with all staff and outside vendors to ensure service levels are meeting organizational expectations; creation and maintaining of policies and procedures pertaining to IT, HIPPA and data security; participates in internal and external meetings; performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related discipline; 4-5 years minimum of experience working in IT operations, supervising technology teams, and overseeing information technology projects; Proficient Information Technology experience with and knowledge of: electronic medical records systems and Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office 365 including SharePoint and Teams; Network Administration including firewall (Sonic Wall Configuration), Active Program Coordinator for; Cisco Network Switches; Anti-Malware; Server administration and Wireless Infrastructure. Experience with paperless intake, e-prescribing, video conferencing, tele-health, meaningful use, cross department documentation, treatment planning, web-site maintenance, HIPPA regulations and guidelines preferred; must be able to commute between agency sites. Supervisor: CFO

Please email resume to hrdept@newhorizonsmentalhealth.org

Please email resume and expected range of compensations to the Human Resource Development office at: hrdept@newhorizonsmentalhealth.org.

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Lancaster Outpatient Clinic:

2652 Kull Rd., Lancaster, OH 43130

Call us at: (740) 277-6733  

Pickerington Outpatient Clinic

437 Hill Rd. N, Pickerington, OH 43147

Call us at: (614) 834-1919

Substance Use/Medication Assisted Treatment:

2680 Kull Rd., Lancaster, OH 43130

Call us at: (740) 277-6733  

 

Crisis Center/Walk-In Clinic:

1434 Collins Road, Lancaster, OH 43130

Call us at (740) 277-7963

Crisis Line (740) 687-8255   24-Hour Access

Administration/HR/IT/Billing Inquiries:

230 N Columbus Street, Lancaster, OH 43130

Call us at (740) 901-3150

     

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