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Thank you for your interest in The Nord Center! The Nord Center has been at the forefront of behavioral healthcare since 1947. We offer a variety of programs and services catering to children, adolescents and adults, all of which are listed in the Services Section of the website.

Careers at The Nord Center provide opportunities for personal growth and satisfaction, as well as to be part of an organization that touches the lives of thousands of Lorain County residents each year. Employees at The Nord Center work with motivated and supportive teams of co-workers, dedicated to making a positive impact on those we serve.

Our benefits

The Nord Center offers an array of benefits and amenities including:

  • On-campus workout room
  • Outdoor walking trail
  • Continuing education programs
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick and personal)
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free supervision hours towards independent licensure

Location

The Nord Center is located in Lorain, right off Route 2 at the South Broadway exit. Less than 30 minutes from Lakewood and Strongsville, The Nord Center is easily accessible from I90 and the Ohio Turnpike. This convenient location allows for a relaxed and easy commute. View our location on Google maps.

Career opportunities

Below is a list of our available career opportunities. Click on the drop down listings below to see the full descriptions of each position. For a printable overview of our Psychiatry Opportunities, click here.

If you find a position of interest and would like to apply, click the link below to complete an online application.

The Nord Center is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome those with diverse backgrounds and experience, and encourage bilingual (Spanish / English) individuals to apply.

 

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Available Positions:

ACT Team Coordinator: RN, LPCC or LISW

 

ACT is a service-delivery model that provides comprehensive, locally based treatment to people with serious and persistent mental illnesses.  The program provides service recipients with multidisciplinary, round-the-clock staffing of a psychiatric unit, but within the comfort of their own home and community.  ACT team members are trained in the areas of psychiatry, social work, nursing, substance abuse, and vocational rehabilitation.

Position description: This is a full-time management position that reports to the Director of TBS Services. This position has general responsibility for clinical, administrative and fiscal direction, planning, and supervision of the ACT Team. This team is responsible for delivering services that meet the needs of clients, customers, constituents, and the community in compliance with performance and production standards and with requirements of regulatory bodies and/or contracts.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: •Responsible for overseeing care management, utilization management, risk management, and quality management in accordance with Center policies and procedures •Assess and intervene in crisis situations •Provides training to case managers  and other staff in areas of clinical practice, utilization and risk management, continuous quality improvement, and change management •Responsible for providing a negotiated number of services such as consultation, education, or other clinical tasks as deemed eligible by licensure •Provides direct supervision to case managers •Works closely with the Center for Evidence Based Practices to ensure that Act Fidelity is continuously improving •Additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications Required: •Registered Nurse or Independent Clinician (LPCC or LISW) •Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in behavioral healthcare with an additional two years in a supervisory role with clinical and management responsibilities •Effective communication skills

 

ACT Team RN

Position Purpose: To promote the overall physical and mental health of clients with severe and persistent mental illness. Essential job functions include obtaining vital signs; assisting with administration of prescribed medications including injections through education, observation and assessment; assisting with procurement of psychotropic medications through collaboration and coordination of community linkages; conducting physical and mental health evaluations and screenings; monitoring lab work and other relevant medical testing and supporting the ACT treatment team. Qualifications: Valid Ohio state license as an RN, BSN, or MSN.  Experience working with severely mentally disabled persons is required.

 

 

Advanced Practice Nurse

 

Major Duties:

• Meets with consumers to prescribe psychotropic medications.

• Facilitates communication with Primary Care Providers outside of the agency when laboratory

• abnormalities are discovered.

• Assists other nurses with implementing medical treatment and tracking procedures.

• Meets regularly with collaborating psychiatrist to effectively communicate about open cases.

• Collaborates actively with patient’s other therapists or case managers to ensure best care and common treatment goals.

• Completes all documentation as required by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and the Nord Center.

• Achieves required productivity expectation.

• Reacts to change and stress productively.

• Maintains regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.

• Gets along with others and works as a team.

• Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• A Master’s degree in Nursing and certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse with prescriptive authority.

•  One year of experience working with individuals who have been diagnosed with a chronic mental illness is required.

•  The employee must possess exceptional oral and written communications skills.

•  Basic computer skills required, including familiarity with Windows and Microsoft Office.

•  The employee must be able to conduct business in a professional manner.

•  She or he must understand and advocate for consumer rights, confidentiality, health and safety issues.

• Must be able to move safely in a variety of work situations

• Bilingual abilities (especially, Spanish and English) are not required, but a great advantage for this position.

Bilingual Counselor/ Therapist

POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this position is to provide managed behavioral health care services in a culturally diverse community. The emphasis is on time-effective, time-intermittent psychotherapy and counseling with individuals, couples, families and groups. The position provides face-to-face screening, assessment, crisis intervention and referral services in response to requests for assistance with mental health issues.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS •Provide screening, assessment, crisis intervention and referral services in response to telephone requests for aid; make assessment of clients’ problems; provide information about community resources, refer clients to most appropriate resource. •Gather information through intake interviews; evaluate nature and degree of mental/emotional distress, substance use/abuse, health issues, and social/interpersonal problems; develop individual service plans with clients. •Conduct short and long-term therapy and/or counseling sessions with individuals, couples, families and groups using various psychotherapeutic treatment modalities. •Conduct individual and group counseling to address AOD issues. •Coordinate treatment with other agencies, services and other programs within the agency. •Complete case notes on intake process, treatment plan and client’s progress in accordance with OI/OA guidelines. •Provide consultation and education service to community groups by assisting in program planning, giving educational talks and lectures, and by consulting on specific cases. •Maintain required productivity expectation. •Participate in clinical supervision and administrative meetings as required by the Clinical Services Coordinator and/supervisor. •React to change and stress productively and handle other tasks as assigned. •Maintain regular, predictable attendance and be available for evening counseling sessions. •Get along with others and work as a team. •Exhibit the knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum requirements listed in this Position Announcement.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS A master’s degree in a mental health related field with the following license is required: LSW or LPC.  LISW or LPCC preferred.  Experience in assessment, crisis intervention, conducting long and short-term therapy and counseling or other experience in the treatment of mental health/chemical abuse are preferred. Must have strong oral and written skills. Basic computer skills required, including familiarity with Windows and Microsoft Office. Must be highly skilled at behavioral health screening/assessment and counseling in both chemical abuse and mental illness, making appropriate referral, and working effectively under pressure.  Must have favorable references and/or evaluations.

OTHER Bilingual (English/Spanish speaking) required.  Experience with EMR (electronic medical records) a plus.

Bilingual TBS Specialist/ Child & Adolescent and Adult Services

 

 

Position Summary: Provides a wide range of direct and indirect case management services to consumers with severe and persistent mental illness, preference given to Hispanic consumers particularly Spanish speaking only, through fluent Spanish and knowledge of the culture. Services are provided in the office, home, and various locations in the community. This position will work with consumers in both the Child & Adolescent Department and Adult Services.

Minimum Qualifications: •A Bachelor’s Degree in mental health or related field is required. •Basic computer skills required, including familiarity with Windows and Microsoft Office. •Experience working with severely mentally disabled persons preferred. •The necessity for travel in this job requires that the employee possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with less than 6 points in a 36 month period, have proof of adequate personal automobile insurance, and use of a personal vehicle. •TBS Specialists on the Bilingual team must be fluent in Spanish. •Favorable references and/or evaluations are required.

Major Duties: •Gathers information for comprehensive diagnostic assessment and individual service planning in a way that incorporates the active involvement of the consumer, families/significant others, residential, and employment/vocational staff. •Develops individual treatment plans. •Provide referral services in response to telephone requests for aid; make assessment of clients’ problems; provide information about community resources, refer clients to most appropriate resource. •Assists in monitoring prescribed medication. • Collaborates as appropriate and coordinates linkage with social service providers, team members, adjunct providers in the community, employers, landlords, private citizens, and other Nord Center staff associated with consumers’ participation in additional settings, services, and levels of care. •Provides a broad range of direct and indirect services as designated in the Individual Service Plan (ISP) to support the clients’ optimal functioning in the least restrictive environment.  Services may include, but are not limited to, transportation, skills training (daily living skills; recovery); advocacy/linkage to supportive services to meet medical, spiritual, recreational, entitlement needs as appropriate. •Participates actively with consumers in the Quality and Utilization Management functions, including aspects of care, consumer satisfaction, utilization review, standards of care, record review, and outcome indicators. • Provides education, support to families, individuals, community and consultative services to consumers, groups and other service providers in a context that assures clients’ rights to confidentiality. •Completes all necessary documentation to service delivery. •Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions: The work is provided in a variety of venues and locations including in the office, in client homes, out in various community locations and businesses. Because of the variety of environments and physical conditions that will be encountered, this individual must be able to successfully interact and navigate in all types of facilities and weather conditions.  This includes being able to walk, climb stairs, navigate changing surface conditions including wet, slippery, and icy grounds, and function in the proximity of electrical appliances, open flames and in areas with poor air quality including potentially smoke-filled rooms.  This individual may periodically be required to lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds. Must be able to physically interact with client and others in emergency situations to prevent harm to client and others.  The individual in this position must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Due to the extensive computer work this individual must be able to sit for extended periods of time and operate required equipment.

Client Access Specialist

Position Summary: The staff in this position are cross-trained to perform a variety of job functions in various settings including greeting, assisting, and directing incoming clients and visitors, answering and directing telephone calls, ensuring that client data is up to date in the EMR. The Client Access Specialist will be required to sit for extended periods, spend a large portion of their time on the telephone and computer, and have much face-to-face client contact in an office environment.

Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent. Must have a minimum of one year of experience as a receptionist and/or switchboard operator in a health care setting, or three years of general receptionist/clerical experience.

 

Counselor/ Therapist: Child & Adolescent

 

Position Purpose: To provide managed behavioral health care services for children, adolescents, and their families. Essential job functions include providing screening, assessment, crisis intervention and referral services; evaluating nature and degree of mental health/ substance abuse disorders; conducting individual and group therapy and coordinating treatment requirements.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in mental health related field with an LSW or LPC; LISW, LPCC is preferred. Experience in assessment, crisis intervention, conducting long and short-term therapy with children and adolescents, or other experience in the treatment of mental health/chemical abuse.

Crisis Intervention Clinician

Full-time, Part-time and PRN shifts available

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the ESS team leaders and shift supervisors, an individual is to provide routine and emergency mental health assessments, diagnostic assessments, stabilization, crisis intervention, and treatment planning of clients in the community, at the CRU Residential Unit, and on the Hotline. Duties include but are not limited to performing mental health assessments, management of client care in residential stabilization units, counseling, transportation of clients, and working with families, significant others, or other community agencies to ensure the top quality care to clients.

Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health related field and L.P.C. or L.S.W.  Two years’ experience in the mental health field is preferred. The necessity for travel in this job requires that the employee possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with less than 6 points in a 36-month period, have proof of adequate personal automobile insurance, and use of a personal vehicle.

Employment Specialist

Position Purpose: To assist consumers with mental illness obtain and maintain competitive employment that are integrated in the community.  This position will work as a secondary provider of TBS services, but will coordinate closely with the primary provider of service.  In some cases, to provide services to consumers with physical disabilities or other mental disabilities.  Essential job functions include providing intake and orientation to vocational services; developing opportunities for meaningful employment and coordinating services; advocating for consumers to employers; providing on-site consultation, observation or assistance and providing “follow-along” services. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field is required, along with a valid Ohio Driver’s License, possession of vehicle and proof of insurance.

ESS Hotline Specialist

 

POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES: The primary responsibility of this position is to respond appropriately to Hotline calls and provide crisis intervention for clients at ESS when needed.  All job functions are performed under the supervision of the ESS team leaders.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: This associate must have a Bachelor’s degree in mental health or a related field. Previous experience in mental health and bilingual skills in Spanish/English are preferred.  Favorable references and/or evaluations are required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: •Respond to routine and emergency requests for service. Triage telephone calls.  Gather the information needed to determine if an emergency assessment or other emergency assistance is required. Provide information and referral to persons with more routine requests.  Provide telephone support and crisis intervention to clients who call the hotline. Perform crisis intervention for clients and their significant others at ESS. Provide crisis intervention to clients and significant others to promote stabilization of a crisis situation. •Work with families, significant others, other community agencies and law enforcement officials as needed to assess and intervene with clients reported to be in crisis. •Assist ESS clinicians with obtaining charts, facilitating hospitalization for clients, and other support functions. •Attend meetings at the Center as required and assigned. •Complete all necessary paperwork on time and follow Center procedures and clinical standards in performing all job duties.  Complete and tabulate report items (e.g. contact sheets, shift reports, pre-hospital screenings). •Consult with Team Leaders and other providers, as needed regarding crisis interventions on the hotline. •Ensure competence and annual certification in the following areas:  CPR, First Aid, and Physical Crisis Intervention. •React to change and stress productively and handle other tasks as assigned. •Maintain regular and predictable attendance and punctuality. •Get along with others and work as a team. •Exhibit the knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum requirements listed in this Position Description.

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED The employee must have a good working knowledge of community resources, mental illness, crisis intervention techniques, and psychotropic medications. The employee must have good oral and written communication skills and the ability to resolve conflicts when working with community agencies, multidisciplinary teams, and the public during hotline calls.

 

 

 

 

Phone Screener/ PRN

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of the position is to triage requests for service in a way that satisfies the consumer, and any constituents requesting service information, while also meeting standards for access time, availability, appropriateness, and acceptability.  The emphasis is on effectively and efficiently providing information, screening, assessment, and referral reflecting professional expertise  with a clear understanding of  financial and administrative procedures and operations.  Emphasis is also on ensuring that service-specific standards are met for medical necessity, and for functional and clinical stability levels, and that they match the urgency of response as well as the referred service, level of intensity, setting, and provider.  The functions and operations of this position require a high level of professional knowledge in phone screening, community resources, data entry, standards and levels of care, collaboration, relationship building, negotiation, and mediation.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field is preferred. Must have knowledge of and demonstrated interest in managed behavioral health care, including the constant shifts in the service and payers’ market affecting pre-certification. Must have strong oral and written communication skills.  Proficiency in Spanish as well as English is desirable.  Must also have extensive knowledge of community resources, and utilization management/levels and standards of care.  Must be highly skilled at behavioral health triage/screening and assessment in both chemical abuse and mental illness as well as in making appropriate referral/disposition, negotiating options with the consumer, working effectively under pressure, and in communicating/collaborating with fellow clinicians receiving the referrals.  Experience with EMR (Electronic Medical Records) a plus.  Must have favorable references and/or evaluations.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Provides phone screening, assessment, information, data entry, and referral for a wide range of callers from the public and the private sectors.
  • Provides house-phone screenings for “walk-in” persons.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with crisis intervention staff who resource the 800 # crisis line for referrals for face-to-face mobile or on-site crisis intervention response as needed. Also collaborates with service providers “in house” and in the community to whom referrals are made to maximize an effective and efficient referral process.
  • Works closely with designated staff in finance and administration in order to complete a timely pre-certification process and to provide accurate electronic information to record data that reflect access time, service requests, disposition, referral sources, etc.
  • Completes documentation within the guidelines for quality assurance for timeliness and accuracy. Provides written communication that is well organized, and legible. Provides oral communication that is clear, audible, and understandable and that reflects a caring, supportive tone at all times.
  • Performs designated duties in a way that maximizes consumer satisfaction regardless of the service outcome. Constructively deals with complaints in a way that offers the consumer options/alternatives when the service request may not meet the standards for medical necessity for the Nord Center.
  • Reacts to change and stress productively and handles other tasks as assigned.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.
  • Gets along with others and works as a team.
  • Exhibits the knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum requirements listed in this Position Announcement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

All time is spent in an office environment. The employee will be required to sit and utilize the telephone for extended periods; so, the individual must have excellent language and speaking skills. A considerable amount of time will also be spent working on a computer so the employee should have close vision ability.

 

 

 

Psychiatrist

 

 

 

 

Position Overview: Provide outpatient psychiatric services to diverse populations that include patients that are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental issues as well as patients suffering with non-persistent mental illnesses in a community mental health setting.

Essential Duties:

•Full-time, part-time or PRN available.

•Full time psychiatrists are required to maintain an active, minimum caseload of 600 patients, billing a minimum of 1352 hours a year (65% productivity). Part time psychiatrist’s productivity will be prorated or as agreed.

•Perform psychiatric evaluations on new patients who have received a clinical diagnostic assessment or as clinically appropriate

•Incorporate the new or revised medical treatment plan into the existing Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

•Maintain necessary and required concurrent documentation within the EMR.

•Participate in the rotating on call schedule in support of clinical staff, Crisis Stabilization Unit and/or step down.

•Supervise Advanced Practice Nursing staff as assigned.

•Conduct Peer Review activities as required.

•Attend Psychiatric, Clinical and other Agency meetings as required.

•Must work collaboratively with staff to coordinate care to patients

•Must complete documentation required to assist clients if clinically indicated

Working Conditions: All time is spent in an office environment and involves substantial client contact. The individual must be able to speak and communicate clearly, both orally and in writing. The employee may be required to sit for extended periods and will spend a portion of their time on the telephone. A considerable amount of time will be spent on a computer.

Required:

•Must hold a valid, unrestricted Medical License in the State of Ohio and DEA License.

•Must be Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

•Must meet all requirements as set forth by licensing and accrediting bodies as well as ODMH, CARF, and the Lorain County Board of Mental Health

•Must have basic computer skills and excellent documentation skills.

•Eligible to be paneled by private insurers, Medicaid, and Medicare.

Desired Attributes:

•Should be able to effectively work in a multidisciplinary team environment.

•Experience in community or emergency psychiatry.

Residential Aide

Position Summary: Residential aides provide service in a client’s residence, the Group Home, or out in the community. Our goal is to provide support and guidance to ensure clients’ skill enhancement in two major areas, independent living and social skills. Essential job functions include but are not limited to writing up daily reports on the observation of the client’s progress, monitoring clients’ medications, educate client in the Insect Inspection and Control process, attendance checks for client meetings, and provide independent living skills such as light housekeeping and laundry if client is unable to perform tasks. Be able to work with clients to develop social skills which interaction with others. May also need to intervene in crises and be able to react to change.

Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent is required.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/ SANE, RN

 

 

Position Summary:

This is a PRN position. Provide comprehensive medico-legal examinations; timely and accurate collection of forensic evidence; collaborate with physicians, local law enforcement, city & county prosecutors and victim advocates to provide complete care for patients, ensure safety, and maintain chain of evidence.

Minimum Qualifications for Position:

•Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Ohio.

•Successful completion of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training and certification.

•Two continuing education units in forensics completed annually after the first year of work with the SACU Program

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

•Possess a thorough knowledge of the management of the sexual assault patient, the medico-legal examination and the collection of forensic evidence.

•Able to work collaboratively and effectively with physicians, victim advocates, local law enforcement agencies, city & county prosecutor’s office and the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.

•Able to work independently.

•Demonstrate organizational skills.

•Attend continuing education specific to forensics a minimum of 2 hours per year.

•Participate in on-call rotation with minimum number of five (5) call shifts per month.

•Possess clear and concise written documentation skills.

•Demonstrate good communication skills.

•Participates in professional organizations including the International Association of Forensic Nurses and the Ohio Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN).

OTHER Bilingual (English/Spanish speaking) a plus.  Experience with EMR (Electronic Medical Records) a plus.

Essential Duties:

•Perform a complete forensic exam of the sexual assault patient.

•Demonstrate ability to appropriately use equipment, including cameras and colposcope in the documentation of injury and collection of evidence.

•Make appropriate community referrals for the sexual assault patient.

•Identify emergency medical conditions and make appropriate referrals.

•Communicate with the Emergency Department staff when transferring patients for evaluation and treatment.

•Facilitate communication between Emergency Department staff, patient, victim advocates and law enforcement agency when patient is transferred to the Emergency Department.

•Perform Quality Assurance functions to include: maintenance of chain of evidence, appropriateness of documentation, appropriateness of referrals, preparing and interpreting reports as needed.

•Provide court testimony as needed.

 

Sexual Assault Services Coordinator

Position Summary: To oversee all direct service to rape survivors and their significant others through advocacy, community outreach and program service. Essential job functions include managing intake, recruitment and training; maintaining liaison and consulting relationships with community agencies; assisting with special events and presentations; as well as writing grants and researching other funding opportunities.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in mental health field with LISW, LPCC. Five years’ experience working with both adult and adolescent sexual assault/ abuse survivors. Extensive specialized training in victim and trauma issues. Previous supervisory experience accompanied by a working knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and community relations.

 

 

 

Site Worker

Major Duties: • Review and enforce apartment rules and regulations. • Assist clients with ADL skills as needed. • Coordinate and plan for social and recreational activities of residents. • Provide direct communication to Case Manager and other clinical staff regarding clients that are residing in the facility. • Check medications to medication sheet and report findings to Residential Nurse and or the designee. • Assist residents with self-administration of medications as necessary. • Assure facility is maintained in safe and sanitary manner. • Ensure quarterly fire drills and forward information to the Residential Department • Complete all required records, reports, and documentation and travel/mileage forms. • Respond to emergency needs of residents any time during the assigned period of coverage. • Provide direct care to residents at the site. • Assure sufficient nutritional intakes for residents by delivering meals to the room of those in need and assist with meal preparation when needed. • Provide emergency back-up for all Residential sites. • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: • High School Diploma or equivalent. • At least 2 years of experience in a social service setting and experience in Mental Health preferred. • Experience working in a residential setting. • Supervisory experience preferred. • Knowledge of and experience in the mental health field and substance abuse required. • Must have good oral and written communication skills • Be able to interact well with others and work under pressure. • The ability to work flexible hours. • The necessity for travel in this job requires that the employee possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with less than 6 points in a 36-month period.

 

 

Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) Specialist

Position Summary: Provides a wide range of direct and indirect case management services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness, including assessment of strengths, abilities, needs, desires, preferences, referrals and coordination of services.  Services are provided in the office, home, and various locations in the community. The goal is focus on effective functioning in work, school and daily lifestyle while providing additional resources, developing coping strategies, establishing a support network, and enhancing personal relationships. Collaborates with clients, families, property owners, and other Nord Center staff associated with client’s treatment plan. Ability to adapt to weather changes.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, sociology or related field and prior experience required. The necessity for travel in this job requires that the employee possess a valid Ohio driver’s license, a clean driving record, have proof of adequate personal automobile insurance, and use of a personal vehicle.

Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) Specialist/ ACT Team

ACT is a service-delivery model that provides comprehensive, locally based treatment to people with serious and persistent mental illnesses.  The program provides service recipients with multidisciplinary, round-the-clock staffing of a psychiatric unit, but within the comfort of their own home and community.  ACT team members are trained in the areas of psychiatry, social work, nursing, substance abuse, and vocational rehabilitation. 

Position Summary: Provides a wide range of direct and indirect case management services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness, including assessment of strengths, abilities, needs, desires, preferences, referrals and coordination of services.  Services are provided in the office, home, and various locations in the community. The goal is focus on effective functioning in work, school and daily lifestyle while providing additional resources, developing coping strategies, establishing a support network, and enhancing personal relationships. Collaborates with clients, families, property owners, and other Nord Center staff associated with client’s treatment plan. Ability to adapt to weather changes.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, sociology or related field and prior experience required. The necessity for travel in this job requires that the employee possess a valid Ohio driver’s license, a clean driving record, have proof of adequate personal automobile insurance, and use of a personal vehicle.

Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) Specialist/ African Centric Team

Position Summary: Provides a wide range of direct and indirect case management services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness, including assessment of strengths, abilities, needs, desires, preferences, referrals and coordination of services.  Services are provided in the office, home, and various locations in the community. The goal is focus on effective functioning in work, school and daily lifestyle while providing additional resources, developing coping strategies, establishing a support network, and enhancing personal relationships. Collaborates with clients, families, property owners, and other Nord Center staff associated with client’s treatment plan. Ability to adapt to weather changes.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, sociology or related field and prior experience required. The necessity for travel in this job requires that the employee possess a valid Ohio driver’s license, a clean driving record, have proof of adequate personal automobile insurance, and use of a personal vehicle.

 

The Nord Center is an equal opportunity employer.