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To learn more about our current employment opportunities at The Guidance Center of Westchester, please email our Human Resources Department.

Currently open positions are listed below...

Friday
Jul212017

 Receptionist

PROGRAM:      Administration

HOURS:           Full time

As a Receptionist, you will be the first point of contact for The Guidance Center of Westchester. You will welcome guests and greet people who visit the business. You will also coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls.

To be successful as a Receptionist, you should have a pleasant personality, as this is also a customer service role. You should also be able to deal with emergencies in a timely and effective manner, while streamlining office operations. Multitasking and stress management skills are essential for this position. This role may require working in shifts, so flexibility is a plus.

Ultimately, a Receptionist’s duties and responsibilities are to ensure the front desk welcomes guests positively, and executes all administrative tasks to the highest quality standards.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Customer service attitude
  • High school diploma

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office
  • Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office –Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls
  • Maintain a tidy and presentable reception area
  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
  • Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries
  • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (using the information on the electronic health record when needed, issue visitor badges, notifying appropriate staff).
  • Sell snacks and be responsible for requesting and keeping inventory of snack supplies
  • Update calendars and schedule meetings

SALARY:         Based on Experience

Contact Person: Nadette Payne

                           Fax: 914-237-7256

                           Email: npayne@theguidancecenter.org

DATE:                    7/21/17

Friday
Jul212017

AR and AP Specialist

LOCATION:      Finance Dept. 

HOURS:             FULL – TIME

The AR & AP Specialist will manage all aspects of accounts receivables and accounts payable including billing, collections, payment posting, vendor invoice coding, data input into Abila MIP and processing payable runs in addition to other related duties as assigned. This position will report directly to the Controller.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
  • Minimum of two year's relevant experience
  • Strong PC skills, including intermediate Excel skills with Microsoft Office. Experience with Abila MIP, a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, show adaptability and meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy with a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills and initiative through research and drive.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to process high volume data entry in a timely manner

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process full cycle monthly billing and cash receipts: post cash receipts and generate month billing from client vouchers and other reports, create and distribute invoices to customers, follow up with customers and co-workers and apply payments when received. 
  • Process full cycle weekly accounts payable: coding and input vendor invoices into Abila MIP and process payment.
  • Input of client vouchers and customer payments into proprietary database system.
  • Input and review of company credit cards.
  • Review and process client refund requests.
  • Contact customers to ensure timely payment and resolve discrepancies.
  • Assist Controller with month-end close, bank and other balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Benefits:

  • Benefits package, including health, vision and dental insurance
  • Casual work atmosphere
  • Free  parking

SALARY:         44K-47K

PERSON TO CONTACT: Orlando Acevedo

                                                Fax resume: 914-237-7256

                                                Email: oacevedo@theguidancecenter.org

Date: 7/21/17

Thursday
Jul202017

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 

PROGRAM:  The Guidance Center of Westchester’s

                   Chemical Dependency Treatment Program

HOURS:  Monday – Friday 5:45am – 1:45pm

              Rotating weekends and holidays    6:45am – 10:45am  

Methadone Maintenance Outpatient Treatment Clinic

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

• A valid LPN license in state of NY.

• Current BLS CPR certification.

• One year of recent and direct experience in behavioral health preferred.

• Must Successfully Pass Criminal and Background Checks, NYS Justice Center Registry Clearance and Finger printing will be done prior to employment. 

• Familiarity with JC, OASAS, DEA, DOH and OSHA standards.

SKILLS:

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and have the ability to multitask.
  • Be able to critically think in a crisis situation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to make medication management decisions pertaining to patient safety
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • The CDTC team works with adults who have a history of substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues.
  • The staff is multidisciplinary, composed of a part time Medical Director and Psychiatrist, fulltime Program Director, Nursing Director, Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health Counselors, Licensed Social Worker and part time therapists.
  • The Licensed Practical Nurse will provide medication management; provide injections such as Tuberculin Skin Tests, monitor patient status prior to medication and after medication.  The LPN will work with the Medical in regards’ to assisting with physical and health assessments as needed.
  • Some of the Nursing Responsibilities under the supervision of the Physician, Nurse Practitioner and or Registered Nurse include but are not limited to:
  • Medication administration and monitoring.
  • Maintenance of Medication database and logs.
  • Assistance with health assessments and screenings.
  • Provision of health and treatment education and support to patients.
  • Communication with the medical, nursing, program directors, RN and other clinical staff and providers to coordinate care and obtain information, reports and notes.
  • Provision of care and treatment under the direction of the physician, nurse practitioner or registered nurse.
  • Assisting the Program Director as needed within the LPN’s scope of practice.

SALARY: Competitive

Contact person: Roshena Jenkins

Email: rjenkins@theguidancecenter.org

Fax: 914-355-5425

DATE:  07/20/2017 

Friday
Jul142017

Full- time Driver/Monitor

PROGRAM:      The Hub

HOURS:           40 Hours a week

SKILLS / ABILITIES:

- Sensitivity and empathy for adolescents, young adults and their families

- Desire to work with adolescents and young adults

- Good communication skills

- Responsible

- Reliable

- Flexible

- Cooperative

- Collaborative (Ability to work as team member)

JOB DESCRIPTION:      

This individual will be responsible for providing transportation to participants in The Hub program.  Additionally, this individual will work on-site with those engaged in the program.  Additionally, this individual will need to be able to work collaboratively as a member of The Hub team.

SALARY:     COMPETITIVE

Contact Person: Camille Banks-Lee, Program Director

                           Email: cbanks-lee@theguidancecenter.org

DATE:         7/14/17 

Friday
Jul142017

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

DEGREE:     M.D.

PROGRAM:  Substance Treatment Programs

HOURS: Minimum of 5 hours a week

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Guidance Center of Westchester Substance Abuse Programs is seeking a Medical Director to join our multidisciplinary team in the provision of treatment services to adults, adolescents and their families at our substance use programs in Mt. Vernon. 

This individual will be responsible for meeting with clients to conduct medical assessments, meeting with the multidisciplinary team weekly to discuss cases, provide in-service trainings in accordance with OASAS regulations and sign treatment plans.  The Medical Director will also supervise the nurse who is on staff with the programs in Mt. Vernon.

REQUIREMENTS: 

    Must be board certified in one of the following areas:

  • In addiction psychiatry from the American Board of Medical Specialties;
  • Addiction certification from the American Society of Addiction Medicine;
  • Certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM); or
  • Board certified in Addiction Medicine from the American Osteopathic Association
  • Will need to have or be prepared to get a Federal DATA 2000
  • Familiarity with OASAS 822 regulations is a plus
  • Must have familiarity working with individuals who are substance using, mentally ill, complex trauma and psychosocial stressors of poverty, abuse, abandonment, grief/loss, foster care, low/no literacy and criminal justice involvement.
  • Ability to utilize electronic medical record a must.

SALARY: Competitive

CONTACT PERSON:  Christa Latteri clatteri@theguidancecenter.org

DATE:  07/13/2017