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Acute Care Specialist

Company: Oaks Integrated Care Inc.
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Join our team today and immerse yourself in a rewarding career for years to come!

As an Acute Care Specialist, you will work in the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) for adults with serious mental illness (SMI), substance use disorders (SUD), co-occurring mental and substance disorders (COD) and youth and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances (SED).

Schedule: Full-time, flexible hours including two evenings per week, rotating Saturday coverage & on-call responsibilities


* Acts as the liaison between both the Oaks Crisis and Early Intervention Support Services (EISS) team as well as external acute providers by aiding in the successful transition of individuals from acute care services to community-based care and ambulatory follow-up care.
* Specialist will also work with individuals in coordinating care following an acute event to help prevent screening or hospitalization.
* Specialist will work with the individual for 30-90 days while they stabilize in the community.
* Provide a comprehensive case management assessment that addresses life domains such as social support, treatment needs, finances, transportation, legal services and health care;
* Work within a multi-disciplinary team approach to coordinate services with family, vocational and housing specialists as well as peer supports;
* Maintain strong working relationships with Camden County treatment facilities, acute care centers, resources and stakeholders;
* Develop and implement individual recovery plans that are person-centered and include strategies for recovery; the plan shall identify priorities, desired outcomes and the strategies and resources to be used in obtaining outcomes based on the case management assessment;
* Provide training to clients on the recognition of relapse triggers and strategies to deal with avoiding a relapse;
* Specialist will determine the type and frequency of services desired by person served. The services provided will be responsive to the individual's needs;
* Use engagement skills to motivate and encourage individuals to voluntarily access services that would assist them in maintaining a healthy lifestyle;
* Advocate on behalf of the individual by providing a holistic experience;
* Document all consumer sessions and outreach rendered thoroughly and timely in the ECR;
* Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings and individual supervisions per agency standards;
* Other duties as assigned.


* Competitive salary
* Medical and dental insurance
* Vision plan
* Retirement plan
* Flexible spending plans
* EXCELLENT time benefits
* Opportunity for personal and career growth
* Team oriented environment - we practice the FISH! Philosophy


* Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology or related field required; Master's degree in Counseling or a related field preferred.
* Must have 2 years' experience working with high needs individuals within a behavioral health setting

Vaccination required per EO 283

All positions require a valid driver's license in good standing, pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check. Oaks Integrated Care considers applicants for all positions without regard to: race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at

Phone: (609)845-3731

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose your language:

Keywords: Oaks Integrated Care Inc., Cherry Hill , Acute Care Specialist, Other , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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