Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

Cedar Rapids – On-Call Outpatient/Residential Counselor

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Counsels and provides other services as needed for clients at the Area Substance Abuse Council; minimum of 3 hours per shift; ASAC will provide at least 24 hours’ notice, when possible.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides individual counseling for selected clients
  • Helps facilitate group counseling/educational sessions for selected clients
  • Provides urinalysis monitoring on an as needed basis

GENERAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

It is the responsibility of each employee to:

  • Understand and uphold ASAC’s mission.
  • Adhere to ASAC policies and procedures, and to all applicable city, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, in accordance with HIPAA and 42CFR
  • Display a professional attitude towards and treat all other employees, referral sources, funders, volunteers, visitors, patients and their families with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Demonstrates good communication with, including but not limited to: supervisor, colleagues, co-workers patient/family members, community members, management staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate good attendance and punctuality for all work related events.
  • Demonstrate involvement as a team member, regardless of where primary duties lie, by positively contributing to the overall agency operations.
  • Submit paperwork and meet job responsibility deadlines as
  • Maintain all required license, certifications and related CEUs.
  • Know and perform job duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisors and/or management staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Human Service or related field preferred; or Bachelor’s Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, Counseling or related field; or certified or licensed counselor working in the substance abuse field and/or mental health field.
  • Ability to work utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well with technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills.
  • Certification from IBC is preferred
  • This position consists of sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

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Cedar Rapids – Outpatient Counselor – South Outpatient

ASAC has an opening for a Full time Outpatient Counselor in our South Outpatient office.

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

Counsels, plans, coordinates, and provides other services as needed for clients in the outpatient modality of the Area Substance Abuse Council;

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages and maintains a caseload of outpatient clients
  • Initiates, implements, and reviews a treatment plan for all assigned clients
  • Coordinates all service delivery for assigned clients
  • Provides individual counseling to all assigned clients
  • Helps facilitate group counseling for selected clients
  • Coordinates client involvement with other agencies
  • Attends training as needed and directed, provides education and information to other community and general  public
  • Provides urinalysis monitoring on an as needed basis; maintains contact with referring agency or person; and conducts intake and assessments on a regular basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Human Service or related field preferred; or Bachelor’s Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, Counseling or related field; or certified or licensed counselor working in the substance abuse field and/or mental health field.
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills.
  • Certification from IBC is preferred
  • This position consists of sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Cedar Rapids – Outpatient Counselor – The Way Home

ASAC has an opening for a part time Outpatient Counselor position in The Way Home office.  This position will primarily provide outpatient services to patients residing in ASAC’s The Way Home housing program.

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Counsels, plans, coordinates, and provides other services as needed for clients in the outpatient modality of the Area Substance Abuse Council

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages and maintains a caseload of outpatient clients
  • Initiates, implements, and reviews a treatment plan for all assigned clients
  • Coordinates all service delivery for assigned clients
  • Provides individual counseling to all assigned clients
  • Helps facilitate group counseling for selected clients
  • Coordinates client involvement with other agencies
  • Attends training as needed and directed, provides education and information to other community and general public
  • Provides urinalysis monitoring on an as needed basis; maintains contact with referring agency or person; and conducts intake and assessments on a regular basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Human Service or related field preferred; or Bachelor’s Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, Counseling or related field; or certified or licensed counselor working in the substance abuse field and/or mental health field.
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills.
  • Certification from IBC is preferred
  • This position consists of sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Cedar Rapids – Heart of Iowa Residential Counselor

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The Residential Counselor is responsible for counseling and managing a caseload in a women and children residential facility for substance abuse clients.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages and maintains a client caseload of residential patients; initiates, implements, and reviews treatment plans for all assigned patients
  • Provides individual counseling to all assigned patients;
  • Helps facilitate group counseling sessions for all residential patients;
  • Initiates family counseling as needed; coordinates client involvement with other community agencies; acts as the on-call counselor on a rotating basis;
  • Provides urinalysis monitoring on an as needed basis;
  • Attends training as needed and directed; helps plan and implement recreational activities for residential patients;
  • Helps general public; maintains contact with referring agency or person;
  • Provides education sessions for residents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Human Service or related field preferred; or Bachelor’s Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, Counseling or related field; or certified or licensed counselor working in the substance abuse field and/or mental health field.
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills.
  • Certification from IBC is preferred
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Cedar Rapids – Care Navigator

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Provides navigation and care coordination for supportive services for residential and halfway house clients receiving services at the Heart of Iowa.  This individual is responsible for providing navigation and care coordination services to Heart of Iowa residential and halfway house clients and their children as well as works with the clinical, patient support, childcare and administrative team members who provide various services to these families

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Collaborate with the clinical staff to identify needs for the clients and children.
  • Assist in scheduling appointments/make referrals to community resources as needed.
  • Review the medical and mental health assessments of all Heart of Iowa clients and assure the necessary connection and follow up with providers.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the various community providers and resources in the Cedar Rapids area.
  • Advocate and work to remove obstacles for clients and children as they receive treatment.
  • Meet individually with all Heart of Iowa clients in their apartments and throughout their stay in residential treatment services.
  • Document all interactions and maintain records to track referrals and impact of making referrals to community resources to report client participation in resources where a referral was made.
  • Promote the Heart of Iowa program and collect materials to present to community partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.

GENERAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

It is the responsibility of each employee to:

  • Understand and uphold ASAC’s mission.
  • Adhere to ASAC policies and procedures, and to all applicable city, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, in accordance with HIPAA and 42CFR
  • Display a professional attitude towards and treat all other employees, referral sources, funders, volunteers, visitors, patients and their families with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Demonstrates good communication with, including but not limited to: supervisor, colleagues, co-workers patient/family members, community members, management staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate good attendance and punctuality for all work related events.
  • Demonstrate involvement as a team member, regardless of where primary duties lie, by positively contributing to the overall agency operations.
  • Submit paperwork and meet job responsibility deadlines as
  • Maintain all required license, certifications and related CEUs.
  • Know and perform job duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisors and/or management staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in human services field
  • Knowledge of community based resources
  • Experience: minimum of 1 year related experience
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills
  • This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

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Cedar Rapids – Heart of Iowa Patient Support

  • Full time 2nd shift Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (3:00 pm to 11:30 pm).
  • Part-time 3rd shift Friday and Saturday 11:15 pm to 7:15 am.
  • Part-time 1st shift Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Part-time 2nd shift Friday, Sunday and Monday 3:00-11:30 pm.
  • On-Call for 1st, 2nd or 3rd

Qualifications:

  • The right candidate will be self-motivated and will be an active team member
  • Dependable and be able to identify our patients’ and visitors’ needs.
  • Display a professional attitude towards patients, visitors, workers, and colleagues/coworkers
  • Adhere to ASAC policies and procedures
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, in accordance to HIPPA and 42CFR
  • Experience supervising patients in a substance abuse/ mental health residential setting preferred, but not required
  • Medication management experience preferred, but not required
  • Good communication skills required both verbally and written, along with being a good role model for our patients
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Good driving record required and will need to pass criminal and child abuse back ground checks
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Comfortable working with a diverse population of women and children
  • Facilitate educational groups

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Clinton – Residential Patient Support King House

ASAC has a full-time 2nd shift and on-call position for all shifts available in our King House facility in Clinton, Iowa.

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Patient Support Staff (PSS) are responsible to maintain an orderly, safe, clean living environment in the CD+, Recovery Center, Heart of Iowa, Hightower Place, and King House facilities.  Patient Support Staff provide intervention and supervision as warranted for residential and halfway house.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide a consistent level of supervision for patients outside patient treatment sessions.  Monitor behaviors and conversations during meal times, ensuring patients eat well-balanced meals. Document observations as required in the patient’s case files and complete all other forms as directed by the Patient Support Supervisor
  • Facilitate educational sessions with patients as needed
  • Ensure that the medication storage area is secured and that patients are monitored when they take medications
  • Report all patient injuries and critical incidents according to ASAC policies and procedures
  • Conduct patient urinalyses following the agency policies and procedures
  • Provide patient transportation as needed to meetings, appointments and medical treatment
  • Assist patients in on-site games, crafts, or recreation activities and transport (if need be) patients to off-site recreational areas (campouts, movie theater, YWCA, etc.) according to the weekly treatment schedule
  • Maintain an orderly facility in collaboration with the Facilities Manager by monitoring and assisting patients to make their beds, clean their rooms, clean sinks and tubs, empty trash, clean windows, floors, and carpets, monitor kitchen/dining room clean up, etc.
  • Monitor all facility security systems to ensure that all patients/visitors are in appropriate areas, at appropriate times, and follow confidentiality guidelines.  Ensure all bedrooms are locked at appropriate times and key control is maintained
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a High school diploma; AA or Professional Certificate (such as Certified Treatment Assistant) is preferred
  • Valid Iowa driver’s license
  • At least one year experience in a residential environment preferred
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills
  • This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Clinton/Jackson – Co-occurring Behavioral Health Care Coordinator

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Assist in the delivery of behavioral health crisis services, which may include crisis screening, stabilization plans, discharge plans, service coordination, or other components.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Attends and participates in Eastern Iowa Care Coordination Model training, quality monitoring monthly conference calls, and engages in as-needed care coordination meetings to address high utilizers or complicated case review as appropriate.
  • Practices within the defined scope and responsibilities of the Eastern Iowa Behavioral Health Care Coordinator Model.
  • Provides direct mental health and substance abuse assessment, intervention and consultation to identified individuals, interacts with patients, family, and support systems to reduce barriers and promote progression of care. Participates in the multidisciplinary team planning, as applicable.
  • Evaluates each client for diagnosis, recommends and authorizes appropriate service (including interviewing client and accompanying family or friends; providing crisis intervention; arriving at disposition; consulting psychiatrists; documentation).
  • Is knowledgeable of all regional substance abuse facilities and services and assists in coordinating care for co-occurring individuals across the region.
  • Participates in team delivered Care Coordination services across multiple settings i.e., hospitals, jails, treatment facilities, transitional living facilities and shelters, and family homes.
  • Consults with psychiatrists according to relevant policy and procedure on cases requiring MD supervision and/or consultation.
  • Completes or makes an earnest attempt to complete patient follow-up phone calls within 72 hours of referral from another Eastern Iowa Care Coordinator.
  • Monitors all aspects of care for patient during 30 day follow-up period and longer if complexity requires additional follow-up.
  • Identifies gaps in care and begins process to close gaps by assisting scheduling of follow-up appointments with primary care provider, psychiatric provider, substance abuse providers and participates in a “warm hand off” with the Eastern Iowa Emergency Department Behavioral Health Care Coordinators.
  • Submits Written Quality Metric Reports Weekly (these may include but are not limited to – Number of phone calls and face-to-face contacts attempted and completed with patient. Number of primary care provider, substance abuse and/or psychiatric care provider follows up appointments made and attended by patient. Lists of Community support service connections completed, etc.)
  • Responds to “time Sensitive” patient care coordination questions within 24 hours during established working hours.
  • Responds to “time Urgent” patient care coordination questions within 90 minutes during established working hours.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires a master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, or related cognate field with a minimum of two years post graduate experience. Advanced licensure in mental health or social work required ( LMSW, LISW, LMHC, PhD).
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational
  • Certification from IBC is preferred
  • This position consists of sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Clinton – Hightower Place Patient Support

ASAC has 2 positions available in our Hightower Place Women and Children’s Facility in Clinton, Iowa.

  • Part-Time – Monday through Friday – 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Part-Time – Saturday and Sunday – 6:30am-3:00pm

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Patient Support Staff (PSS) are responsible to maintain an orderly, safe, clean living environment in the CD+, Recovery Center, Heart of Iowa, Hightower Place, and King House facilities.  Patient Support Staff provide intervention and supervision as warranted for residential and halfway house.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide a consistent level of supervision for patients outside patient treatment sessions.  Monitor behaviors and conversations during meal times, ensuring patients eat well-balanced meals. Document observations as required in the patient’s case files and complete all other forms as directed by the Patient Support Supervisor
  • Facilitate educational sessions with patients as needed
  • Ensure that the medication storage area is secured and that patients are monitored when they take medications
  • Report all patient injuries and critical incidents according to ASAC policies and procedures
  • Conduct patient urinalyses following the agency policies and procedures
  • Provide patient transportation as needed to meetings, appointments and medical treatment
  • Assist patients in on-site games, crafts, or recreation activities and transport (if need be) patients to off-site recreational areas (campouts, movie theater, YWCA, etc.) according to the weekly treatment schedule
  • Maintain an orderly facility in collaboration with the Facilities Manager by monitoring and assisting patients to make their beds, clean their rooms, clean sinks and tubs, empty trash, clean windows, floors, and carpets, monitor kitchen/dining room clean up, etc.
  • Monitor all facility security systems to ensure that all patients/visitors are in appropriate areas, at appropriate times, and follow confidentiality guidelines.  Ensure all bedrooms are locked at appropriate times and key control is maintained
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a High school diploma; AA or Professional Certificate (such as Certified Treatment Assistant) is preferred
  • Valid Iowa driver’s license
  • At least one year experience in a residential environment preferred
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills
  • This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Cedar Rapids – Prevention Specialist

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:  Provide prevention services for ASAC’s five county catchment area (Linn, Benton, Jones, Jackson and Clinton).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Collect, analyze and share local community trends and data related to substance use in order to guide and direct prevention services.
  • Provide information on substances to all sectors of the community, including schools, faith based, community and civic organizations, law enforcement, government, and others utilizing public speaking, written materials, and all media available for the benefit of the agency.
  • Implement the prevention strategies of information dissemination, education, alternative activity support, environmental change, community-based process, and problem identification and referral with fidelity and cultural considerations.
  • Collaborate with and create strategic alliances with various groups and key stakeholders using the Strategic Prevention Framework to ensure sustainability of prevention programs.
  • Evaluate prevention programs and utilize outcomes to improve services.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director

GENERAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: It is the responsibility of each employee to:

  • Understand and uphold ASAC’s mission.
  • Adhere to ASAC policies and procedures, and to all applicable city, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, in accordance with HIPAA and 42CFR
  • Display a professional attitude towards and treat all other employees, referral sources, funders, volunteers, visitors, patients and their families with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Demonstrates good communication with, including but not limited to: supervisor, colleagues, co-workers patient/family members, community members, management staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate good attendance and punctuality for all work related events.
  • Demonstrate involvement as a team member, regardless of where primary duties lie, by positively contributing to the overall agency operations.
  • Submit paperwork and meet job responsibility deadlines as
  • Maintain all required license, certifications and related CEUs.
  • Know and perform job duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisors and/or management staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A degree, or equivalent, with experience in substance abuse services, group facilitation and public speaking experience desired.
  • Certification from IBC (required within 18 months of date of hire).
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well with technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational
  • This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.
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Cedar Rapids – Controller

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Responsible for the financial management, accounting four companies, reporting results, and collaborating with senior management to insure positive financial results and agency sustainability.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee the activities of the Finance Department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports for four companies including but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, consolidated financial statements, and annual audits.
  • Responsible for accounting for all contracts including all contracts, grants, and other administrative agreements.
  • Responsible for government compliance reporting for all companies to include state and federal reports, and United Way.
  • Manage the annual audit (4 companies) and tax return preparation (multiple companies) process working with independent accountants, for accurate and timely results as required by the board of directors and lending institutions.
  • Report to the Finance Committee proposed changes in providers or process, along with material financials changes identified through the audit process.
  • Responsible for treasury management including cash flow analysis and projections. This includes managing debt for all companies, refinancing as necessary, along with maintaining collateral analysis and compliance with covenants.
  • Work with senior management on developing and maintaining financials forecasts for all companies to achieve long term goals related to profitability.
  • Provide support to the management team in making financials decisions through developing financials models and providing measurable, documented analysis.
  • Direct preparation of annual budget process- operating, with departmental detail and capital with project detail.
  • Manage all grant awards while insuring compliance with multiple government agencies while insuring adequate cash flow for award reimbursement.
  • Management property & casualty insurance for protection against property losses and potential liabilities (risk management). Prepare annual renewals working with brokers for recommendations to the Finance Committee.  Manage all claims to a timely and successful settlement.
  • Account for company fixed assets and inventory with accuracy for various GAAP and tax methods.
  • Manage the finance department staff to ensure successful and timely outcomes while maintaining documented processes.
  • Other job-related projects as assigned by supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration is required. CPA is preferred.
  • Five or more years of accounting, auditing and supervision experience is required.  Intercompany accounting experience required. Non-profit experience is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of general accounting
  • Advanced knowledge of Mas100 and/or QuickBooks
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, specifically financial applications
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of MS Access
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Skilled in organizing multiple tasks and adapting to change
  • Ability to work across departments to successfully complete complex processes
  • Ability to develop, document and maintain work processes
  • Willingness to learn new skills, software, etc.
  • Capable of presenting to the board of directors or making other financial presentations
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong mathematical/analytical background
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to make educated decisions with confidence

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cedar Rapids – Patient Services Representative

The Area Substance Abuse Council has 2 openings for Full-Time and Patient Service Representatives, Monday through Friday 8:00-5:00.

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The Patient Services Representative position is responsible for managing patient appointments, patient information and payment processing through accurate and timely data entry.  This position also provides clerical support for all ASAC staff including prevention, treatment and recovery services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide excellent customer service; greet all incoming patients/visitors and notify appropriate staff person of their arrival
  • Allocate calls to appropriate department and/or staff member
  • Schedule patient appointments utilizing organizational standards
  • Manage appointment schedules to ensure timely patient flow and accurate reporting
  • Collect all required patient information necessary to ensure accurate demographic entry
  • Verify insurance eligibility and benefits to ensure accurate and timely remittance
  • Verify and inform patient of program eligibility through State and organizational opportunities (Sliding Fee scale)
  • Inform patient of financial responsibility
  • Assist patient by providing payment plan options as provided by management
  • Manage patient communication and correspondence (phone, fax, mail, letter, text)
  • Confirm scheduled patient appointments
  • Verify active insurance referral and/or authorization prior to services rendered
  • Collect patient payments
  • Ensure accurate and timely information exchange with clinical department
  • Reconcile cash drawer to ensure accuracy
  • Collect data for routine reporting
  • Assists in maintaining patient closed file record system
  • Travel as required to attend meetings and trainings
  • Accomplish projects as a team member or individual as assigned
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of copy room, supply room, front desk area and lounge

GENERAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

It is the responsibility of each employee to:

  • Understand and uphold ASAC’s mission.
  • Adhere to ASAC policies and procedures, and to all applicable city, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, in accordance with HIPAA and 42CFR
  • Display a professional attitude towards and treat all other employees, referral sources, funders, volunteers, visitors, patients and their families with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Demonstrate good communication with, including but not limited to: supervisor, colleagues, co-workers patient/family members, community members, management staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate good attendance and punctuality for all work related events.
  • Demonstrate involvement as a team member, regardless of where primary duties lie, by positively contributing to the overall agency operations.
  • Submit paperwork and meet job responsibility deadlines as
  • Maintain all required license, certifications and related CEUs.
  • Know and perform job duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisors and/or management staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of:
    • Basic Currency exchange
    • Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet
  • Ability to:
    • Follow-through, assume responsibility and use good judgment
    • Maintain professionalism under stressful situations
    • Communicate effectively and diplomatically with patients, external insurance and contracting entities and facility personnel both orally and in writing
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of a High school diploma or GED
    • Type accurately 45-50 wpm.
    • Working with multi-line telephone system, copier/fax machine, data entry
  • Ability to file accurately
  • Ability to work daily utilizing standard office equipment
  • Ability to use computer system, software and work well with technology
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills
  • This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Cedar Rapids – Heart of Iowa Childcare Assistant Teacher

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Lead Teacher, Assistant Teachers are responsible to assist in the planning and implementing of a developmental curriculum for the assigned group of children.  The Assistant Teacher is responsible to assist in the use and maintenance of equipment, materials, and the facility.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Work as part of the teaching team to develop and conduct developmentally appropriate activities for a group of children. This includes the setting up and putting away of equipment and materials in the inside and outside environments.
  • Assist in the incorporation of good health and safety standards for the children.
  • Assist children in learning self-help skills. Provide for the physical care of the children, including but not limited to changing, diapering, toileting, feeding, and comforting as needed.
  • Assist in preparation of snacks and meals as needed.
  • Help maintain an orderly environment.
  • Inform the supervisor when materials and nutrition supplies need to be ordered.
  • Attend and participate in staff and parent meetings and events.
  • Attend and participate in staff and parent meetings and events.
  • Assist in the maintenance of records and reports.
  • Assist the children if an emergency occurs and be part of the emergency readiness team.
  • Acquire DHS required development training hours.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

GENERAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

It is the responsibility of each employee to:

  • Understand and uphold ASAC’s mission.
  • Adhere to ASAC policies and procedures, and to all applicable city, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, in accordance with HIPAA and 42CFR
  • Display a professional attitude towards and treat all other employees, referral sources, funders, volunteers, visitors, patients and their families with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Demonstrates good communication with, including but not limited to: supervisor, colleagues, co-workers patient/family members, community members, management staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate good attendance and punctuality for all work related events.
  • Demonstrate involvement as a team member, regardless of where primary duties lie, by positively contributing to the overall agency operations.
  • Submit paperwork and meet job responsibility deadlines as
  • Maintain all required license, certifications and related CEUs.
  • Know and perform job duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisors and/or management staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, and an AA Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate, or equivalent experience working in a Licensed Childcare Center.
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills.
  • This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

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Cedar Rapids – Heart of Iowa Childcare

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Lead Teacher and Assistant Teachers, Part-Time staff will assist in implementing curriculum for the assigned groups of children as well as assist in the use and maintenance of equipment, materials, and the facility.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Work as part of the teaching team to develop and conduct developmentally appropriate activities for a group of children. This includes the setting up and putting away of equipment and materials in the inside and outside environments.
  • Assist in the incorporation of good health and safety standards for the children.
  • Assist children in learning self-help skills. Provide for the physical care of the children, including but not limited to changing, diapering, toileting, feeding, and comforting as needed.
  • Assist in preparation of snacks and meals as needed.
  • Help maintain an orderly environment.
  • Inform the supervisor when materials and nutrition supplies need to be ordered.
  • Assist in the maintenance of records and reports.
  • Assist the children if any emergency occurs and be part of the emergency readiness team.
  • Acquire DHS required development training hours.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well with technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgement, analytical/decision-makings skills, verbal and written, communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills.
  • This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the position. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

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Clinton – Patient Services Representative

The Area Substance Abuse Council has an opening for a Part-Time and Patient Service Representatives, Monday-Thursday 12:00pm-6:30pm and Friday 12:00pm-5:00pm.

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The Patient Services Representative position is responsible for managing patient appointments, patient information and payment processing through accurate and timely data entry.  This position also provides clerical support for all ASAC staff including prevention, treatment and recovery services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide excellent customer service; greet all incoming patients/visitors and notify appropriate staff person of their arrival
  • Allocate calls to appropriate department and/or staff member
  • Schedule patient appointments utilizing organizational standards
  • Manage appointment schedules to ensure timely patient flow and accurate reporting
  • Collect all required patient information necessary to ensure accurate demographic entry
  • Verify insurance eligibility and benefits to ensure accurate and timely remittance
  • Verify and inform patient of program eligibility through State and organizational opportunities (Sliding Fee scale)
  • Inform patient of financial responsibility
  • Assist patient by providing payment plan options as provided by management
  • Manage patient communication and correspondence (phone, fax, mail, letter, text)
  • Confirm scheduled patient appointments
  • Verify active insurance referral and/or authorization prior to services rendered
  • Collect patient payments
  • Ensure accurate and timely information exchange with clinical department
  • Reconcile cash drawer to ensure accuracy
  • Collect data for routine reporting
  • Assists in maintaining patient closed file record system
  • Travel as required to attend meetings and trainings
  • Accomplish projects as a team member or individual as assigned
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of copy room, supply room, front desk area and lounge

GENERAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

It is the responsibility of each employee to:

  • Understand and uphold ASAC’s mission.
  • Adhere to ASAC policies and procedures, and to all applicable city, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, in accordance with HIPAA and 42CFR
  • Display a professional attitude towards and treat all other employees, referral sources, funders, volunteers, visitors, patients and their families with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Demonstrate good communication with, including but not limited to: supervisor, colleagues, co-workers patient/family members, community members, management staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate good attendance and punctuality for all work related events.
  • Demonstrate involvement as a team member, regardless of where primary duties lie, by positively contributing to the overall agency operations.
  • Submit paperwork and meet job responsibility deadlines as
  • Maintain all required license, certifications and related CEUs.
  • Know and perform job duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisors and/or management staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of:
    • Basic Currency exchange
    • Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet
  • Ability to:
    • Follow-through, assume responsibility and use good judgment
    • Maintain professionalism under stressful situations
    • Communicate effectively and diplomatically with patients, external insurance and contracting entities and facility personnel both orally and in writing
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of a High school diploma or GED
    • Type accurately 45-50 wpm.
    • Working with multi-line telephone system, copier/fax machine, data entry
  • Ability to file accurately
  • Ability to work daily utilizing standard office equipment
  • Ability to use computer system, software and work well with technology
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills
  • This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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