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Our team is expanding and we’re hiring dedicated professionals to work with our veteran program, psychiatric rehabilitation program, wellness group and distribution center. Integrity, honor, respect and compassion are a major key in connecting with clients in our work environment.

Learn more about our vision and review the details below to apply to work as a staff member, volunteer or intern.

Employment Opportunities

Rehabilitation Specialist

Position Summary:

KIRSTIN CARE PRP is seeking a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialist to work full-time. The Rehabilitation
Specialist will be responsible for overseeing the rehabilitation services of clients by initiating services with
each client referred for services; obtaining authorizations for their services; conducting initial intake
assessments; collaborating with each client’s treatment team periodically; and creating their

Individualized Rehabilitation Plans and Individualized Vocational Plans.

Primary Job duties:

1) Authorizations- The Rehabilitation Specialist will submit client referral forms for initial authorizations to
Value Options, and concurrent authorizations every six months for continuing clients in the programs. The

Rehabilitation Specialist, under the supervision of the Program Director, will resolve issues related to
authorizations, if they arise.

2) Intake Assessments- The Rehabilitation Specialist will conduct initial intake assessments with new
clients referred to PRP and/or Employment services in our service areas. The Rehabilitation Specialist will
also review consent forms with new clients and file their documentation appropriately in the clients’
electronic and physical files.

3) Callaboration- The Rehabilitation Specialist will collaborate with each client’s treatment team; to
include, as applicable, his/her PRP Direct Support Counselors, therapist, psychiatrist, service coordinator,
and family members. The Rehabilitation Specialist will utilize the information gathered from the team to
obtain concurrent authorizations from Value Options, as well as use data in the development of the
client’s Rehabilitation and/or Vocational plan(s).

4) Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP)- The Rehabilitation Specialist will utilize the information gathered
from the client’s intake, treatment team collaborations, and any other supporting documentation to create
initial IRPs that are in compliance with COMAR and CARF. The Rehabilitation Specialist will also review
IRPs periodically but at least once in six months to be in compliance with COMAR and CARF using
documentation from the previous period of review, treatment team collaborations, and any other
supporting documentation and face to face meeting with the consumers.

5) Education- The Rehabilitation Specialist shall educate all PRP Counselors and Employment
Specialists/Job Developers/Job Coaches as to how to provide rehabilitation and employment services to
clients by identifying the rehabilitation/vocational goals and measuring the outcome of the goals
periodically to be in compliance with clients’ IRP or IVP.

Qualifications:

1. Strong Desire to work with clients who have severe mental health conditions. 2.Knowledge of health
information related to adult health and mental health, including co-occurring mental health and intellectual
disability conditions of individuals. 3. Work as a team member with co-workers and agency staff. 4.
Cultural sensitivity and understanding of clients and Individuals with co-occurring Intellectual Disability
and Mental Disorders. 5. Good clinical understanding of mental health and diagnosis inthe DSM V. 6.
Commitment to maintain networking relationship with community service providers. 7. Have a valid
Maryland Driver's License, auto insurance, and accept travel assignments on the job as directed by the
program. 8. Current Licensure in Maryland as a licensed mental health professional.
 

Education & Experience:

1. Licensed in the State of Maryland as LGSW or LGPC; OR a Certified Psychiatric
Rehabilitation Practitioner certified by US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association. An LCPC or
LCSW-C is highly preferred and will be eligible to negotiate higher rate of pay.

2. Masters Degree in any Social Sciences disciplines.

3. The person hired may join our team of clinicians and therapists that will be part of KIRSTIN CARE
PRP.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: (Negotiable based on experience)

Experience:

  • PRP: 1 year

Education:

  • Master's

License:

  • MD Licensed LPC, LGSW ,LGPC,LCPC,LCSW-C,

Program Director

Kirstin’s Haven, Inc. is a 501 (ce) (3) community-based non-profit organization established to
help homeless military families and individuals transition into sustainable housing.

The Program Director is responsible for the day-to-day management and administration for
program staff (Redistribution center, Permanent/Supportive housing, Supportive employment)
who provide accessible, gender and culturally-appropriate services for veterans and their
families, people in recovery and /or homeless individuals identified by the program, with a
specialization in homelessness prevention, rapid rehousing and transitional support services.
Develop and monitor the appropriate use of key linkages for veterans and their families that
overcome barriers to access and address intake, assessment, service planning, service delivery
and goal achievement for attainment or maintenance of permanent housing. Provide leadership
for the team, especially training, supervision, problem-solving for difficult cases and case
review.

The Program Director will be responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to
prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, federal and corporate sources. This
includes compiling, writing and editing grant applications, as well as developing templates to
streamline the grant proposal process.

Compensation: Negotiable Based on Experience

Required Skills

  •  Ability to effectively collaborate and facilitate change, interfacing with all levels of the
    organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects over multiple states.
  • High level of oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, facilitation skills
  • Ability to think innovatively, strategically, and analytically.
  • Solid problem solving skills and strong understanding of the organization’s business drivers.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations to external parties all levels of the
    organization, including senior leaders

Required Experience

  • Must possess an LCPC, LCSW, or LCSW-C, or must be a licensed clinician
  • Master’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Masters in Social Work (MSW), or related
    human service field. Ten years of acquiring and/or managing non-profit grants and contract
    experience required.
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising required. Experience working with veterans,
    people in recovery and/or homeless individuals preferred.
  • Operational experience in organizations working with Veteran Housing, Behavioral Health,
    Community Corrections, and Substance Abuse Services.

Please send resume/CV and cover letter to: [email protected]care.com

5801 Allentown Road, Suite 310, Camp Springs, Maryland Office: 240.392.2876 Fax: 240.838.3015
www.kirstincare.com

Kirstin Care Full-Time Therapist Position

Kirstin Care OMHC is a growing outpatient mental health clinic operating in the Maryland area that
provides professional services for adults and their families. We are looking for a full or part time
therapist to join our team in both Baltimore and Camp Springs. This person must be able to work in a
fast-paced environment, have excellent communication, organization, and time management skills.

Must pass required background check.

-We are looking to add a full-time therapist who can start with a caseload of 15+ clients and will be

looking to add more clients!!!

JOB SUMMARY:

The Therapist will provide specialized services to include diagnosis, assessments, counseling and
treatment planning. The therapist role is responsible for working with individuals to promote optimum
mental health by assisting in the fulfillment of the organization's mission of, making individual's lives
better.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determines whether the client is appropriate for agency services; determines the needed
    level of care; refers (internal or external) to the appropriate level of care.
  • Conducts a comprehensive pre-treatment assessment, including 5 axis diagnostic
    impression and treatment recommendations; determines if other services are needed.
  • Establishes a treatment plan, with client participation, which specifies treatment
    structure, outcomes, goals, and objectives.
  • Ensures inclusion of family and other significant parties to develop the plan of care that
    enhances the potential for greater support from the team.
  • Provides counseling and community-based intervention to individuals, couples, and
    families in the group or individual settings, within the framework of the treatment plan:
    monitors progress.
  • Provides mental health crisis intervention as needed.
     
  • Provides a number of treatment modalities to include cognitive behavior therapy,
    solution-focused therapy, and behavior modification plans.
  • Participates in consultations, case conferencing and peer reviews.
  • Maintains a record of the case(s) by documenting services and progress of clients.
    Provides and completes prompt and accurate reports, encounter notes and other
    requirements.
  • Develop workable implementation plans; communicate change effectively; build
    commitment and overcomes resistance; prepare and support those affected by the
    change; monitor transition and evaluate results.
  • Must possess a master’s degree in social work, psychology, mental health counseling,
    rehabilitation counseling or another clinically related field (required).
  • Maryland License required. LCPC, LCSW-C, LCSW, LCDAC, or similar.
  • *LGPC and LMSW supervision may be provided at no cost to employee.
  • Active and in good standing in the state of Maryland.
  • Ability to clinically conceptualize a variety of cases including complex trauma, adjustment
    problems, and other issues associated with victims of trauma, to include Substance
    abuse, Depression, Anxiety and PTSD.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, to include victims of domestic violence, veterans and active-duty military personnel.
  • Ability to intervene with clients and their families in distress or in need of extra
    support/crisis response.
  • Knowledgeable about legal, medical and systems-based advocacy resources.
  • Ability to serve as a consultant on issues relevant to trauma and evidence-based
    treatment, as well as support monitoring of treatment progress and outcomes.
    Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong sense of self-awareness and cultural competence.
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion.
  • Good judgment, initiative, and ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

 Requirements

  • Must have current or willing to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification prior to start date.
  • Must be willing to submit to and pass Federal and State background checks prior
    to start date.
  • Must be willing to complete and pass CPS background/Adam Walsh background
    clearance request prior to start date.
  • Must be willing to complete new hire orientation.
  • Must be willing to participate in the credentialing process.
  • Job Types: Contract

Salary: Negotiable

Rehabilitation Consultant

Position Summary:

The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Consultant provides clinical,
casework, individual and group services to individuals and their
families by performing the following duties listed below.
Additionally, the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Consultant is
responsible for monitoring services and staff documentation to
ensure consumers achieve their psychiatric recovery goals and
that services are oriented to the individual needs of consumers
served. Services are provided on-site, within the home, and in the
community. The consumer receives assistance with developing
life skills training to include organizational skills, time
management skills, nutrition, budgeting, etc.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes assessment on clients' social, emotional, financial, health, or
    other problems to develop rehabilitation treatment plan.
  • Develop and implements treatment plans with individual in services.
  • Counsels individuals, assisting them to identify and resolve problems and make effective use of resources.
  • Works closely with families of individuals and provides appropriate
    referrals for family members.
  • Develops and maintains contact with other agency staff and local service
    providers to promote coordination and integration of care.
  • Helps individuals understand mental illness and how it affects their
    health and life styles.
  • Maintain productivity requirements including monthly minimum visits
    and active caseload requirements.
    Prepares and maintains written case records, reports, notes and other
    relevant documentation.
  • Performs case follow-up, closing, and performs other administrative
    tasks as required.
  • Participates in PRP management team.
  • Check work e-mail according to agency protocol
    Participate in and complete all required trainings
    Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree (B.A.); OR Masters Degree (M.A.) from an accredited
    college or university in human services ficld preferred.
  • Should have knowledge of Internet and Microsoft Office software (MS
    Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook).
  • Must be able to be trained on Electronic Medical Record software.
    Must have valid driver's license and vehicle insurance

Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to professionally handle difficult situations.

Physically able to move/lift up to 50lbs.

We expect all staff to have a strong desire to provide excellent
customer service; to comply with the rules and regulations of
those organizations to which we are accountable; to have high
ethical and professional standards of conduct; and to have an
attitude of wanting to continuously improve their own professional
performance

Kirstin Care, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.


Medical Director OMHC

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Salary: Negoitable (Based on Experience)

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time 

Job Summary:

The Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will partner with the Clinical Director in the oversight and assurance of quality psychiatric and behavioral health care disseminated by providers within the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic (OMHC), Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP), Intensive Outpatient Program/Outpatient IOP/OP), and Substance Abuse. The
Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will also perform all duties related to providing psychiatric care to clients assigned to all of the following programs. This shall include initial
diagnostic assessments/evaluation, re-evaluations, medication management, coordination of treatment planning, chart reviews, program outcomes monitoring, and program development.
The Psychiatrist will engage in an interdisciplinary treatment team meeting for high profile and/or clinically complex cases and coordinate with treatment providers as the need to ensure
continuity of care of all clients. 

ESSENTIALS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
  • Analyze and evaluate client data or test findings to diagnose the nature or extent of mental disorder.
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, counsclors, psychiatric nurses, psychiatric rehabilitation coordinators, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans for clients receiving psychiatric services, exclusively.
  • Gather and maintain client information and records, including social or medical history obtained from clients, relatives, or other professionals.
  • Provide brief counseling, as needed, during client office visits.
  • Make appropriate referrals for clients requiring laboratory or diagnostic tests to provide information on the general physical condition or mental disorder.
  • Evaluates for general medical health and makes referrals for medical follow-up.
  • Advise or inform guardians, relatives, or significant others of clients' conditions or treatment, when appropriate or authorized.
  • Prepare and submit case reports or summaries to the government or mental health agencies.
  • Enter treatment plans, progress notes, and medical notes per session in our secure online system.
  • Call in prescriptions.
  • Schedule evaluation sessions and follow up sessions with our secure online system.
  • Collaborate closely with the team clinicians in the practice.
  • Attend weekly team meetings.
  • Coordinate with the management team in the training of staff on matters of psychopharmacology, assessment, diagnosis, and other behavioral health care interventions.
  • Monitor program outcome measures to ensure positive results.
  • Any other duties as necessary for the continued function and operation of the behavioral health program.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated ability to examine, evaluate, diagnose and treat psychiatric and mental illnesses.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multidisciplinary treatment teams cesuring development, planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment.
  • Skilled in the use of technology, electronic health records, software (MS Office and Google applications), and other resources to assist and aid during daily medical responsibilities.
  • Skilled in documenting medical records and articulating and interacting with clients and others regarding clinical/administrative concerns or issues.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in an in/outpatient setting working intensively with clients with serious mental illness;
  • Multidisciplinary team experience;
  • Expcerience with child, adolescent, and adult mental health treatment with the ability to assess for co-occurring conditions;
  • Must be able to become credentialed with Medicare and Medicaid and other payers as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Medical or Doctoral degree from an Accredited Medical Institution

  • Board certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry;
  • Board certified in General Psychiatry;
  • Current medical license for the state of residence and work (Maryland);
  • Clinical and Private Practice expertise preferred.

Masters (Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner)

  • Specialty:
    • Psychiatric
  • Experience:
    • Electronic Health Records: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Administrative: | year (Preferred)
    • Microsoft Office: | year (Preferred)
  • MD License:
    • General Psychiatry (Required)
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Required)
    • DEA (Required)
    • CDS (Required)
    • Medical (Required)
  • PMHNP License:
    • CRNP-PMH (Required)
    • DEA (Required)
    • CDS (Required) 

CONTRACT POSITION FOR CERTIFIED PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Contract Salary range $25-30 per contact hr (Based on experience)

Responsible for support services to promote ongoing recovery efforts of patients within
the long term residential substance abuse facility. Patients admitted to the PRP with a
diagnosis of substance use disorder and/or co-occurring disorder. Works directly with
residents struggling with addictions and co-occurring disorders to identify and accept
challenges and opportunities for recovery, reaching outin person and/or over
telephonic conversations to encourage goal attainment, problem solving and linking to
appropriate community resources within the patient’s ability and means. Works directly
Clinical director and within the treatment team.

QUALIFICATIONS

— High School Diploma or Equivalent

— AA degree or higher preferred

— Ability to work with individuals with all types of addiction at all stages of recovery
from many diverse cultures and backgrounds.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION

~ Must be Certified as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist in any State.

Direct Care Specialist (DCS)

Job Description: Reports to: Program Manager

Quality, Performance, and Behavior Expectations: All employees are expected to uphold the
agency's mission and values by demonstrating compassion and care to all individuals served by
the agency. Kirstin Care expects employees to demonstrate integrity, respect, and accountability.

Job Summary: The Direct Care Specialist (DCS) will assist individuals in Housing Support and
Shared Living. The Direct Care Specialist (Housing Support) is responsible for identifying
barriers to obtaining housing during the Person-Centered Planning process and work with the
individual on eliminating those barriers. The staff will use local, state, and federal resources to
assist with obtaining low cost/affordable housing for individuals who choose to live
independently with supports. The Direct Care Specialist (Shared Living) is responsible for
working with the individual diligently to ensure a match that will best fit the need of the
individuals to ensure a family-like environment which will assist in supporting the needs of the
individual as identified in the Person-Centered Plan.

Supervisory -Responsibility: None
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to adapt toa changing environment.
  • Will provide transportation for individuals.
  • Assistance and support in goal achievement, personal development, and housing support.
  • Establishing and maintaining housing/community networks.
  • Must be able to accurately document daily mileage and outing/activities/housing for the
    individuals that are being supported.
  • Goal Implementation.
  • Completes any required training necessary to work with individuals to better understand
    their preferences and needs for housing.
  • Assistance in increasing opportunities for social growth.
  • Will include activities in skill-building, socialization, recreation, and personal
    development daily.
  • Assistance in navigating transportation services in the community,
  • Promoting independence.
  • Identifying strengths, preferences, likes, and dislikes to establish a more person-centered
    lifestyle.
  • Providing a safe environment that nurtures physical and emotional health and well-being.
    Respect to privacy beliefs and values.
  • May be asked to participate in Person-Centered-Plan team meetings.
  • Other job duties as required by the position.

Work Conditions:

  • May require assistance with toileting.
  • May require lifting, bending, walking, or standing for long hours.
  • May be exposed to a communicable disease or various non-threatening medical
    conditions.
  • May require a van or lift assistance as needed.
  • The weather may play a factor in hot summers and cold winters.
  • Must use own car to transport (employee responsible for the upkeep of their car).
    Other duties as determined by the agency

Staff Qualifications & Training

Be chosen by the individual.

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Complete the necessary pre/in-service training based on the Person-Centered Plan
    (including preferences, positive behavior supports, when needed, and disability-specific
    Possess current First Aid and CPR training and certification.
  • Pass a criminal background investigation and any other required background checks and
    credentials verifications.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to provide
    services.
  • Have automobile insurance for all automobiles that are owned, leased, and/or hired and
    used in the provision of services; and
  • Have a service agreement articulating expectations.
  • Meet minimum training requirements which include training in the following areas:
    Conducting a housing assessment
  • Person-Center Planning
  • Knowledge of laws governing housing as they pertain to individuals with disabilities,
    Affordable housing resources; c. Leasing processes.
  • Strategies for overcoming housing barriers; g. Housing search resources and strategies.

Kirstin Care Job Coach

Kirstin Care LLC Supported Employment Program wants to help our consumers get back to work. We are
in search of local employers that are willing to create long term partnerships so we can assist our clients in
reaching their career goals. We are currently looking for Job Coaches to work during the week day in
Camp Springs and Landover office.

Job Coach Responsibilities May Include:

  • Knows and complies with all required policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines of Kirstin
    Care Supported Employment and has a clear understanding of the specific regulations used in
    his/her department. Is in compliance with the regulations and guidelines when carrying out duties
    and responsibilities.
  • Successfully completes all required in-service trainings and completes re-certifications as
    required; demonstrates a clear understanding of the issues presented in trainings; is cager to
    expand knowledge; keeps current with relevant changes and takes appropriate steps to obtain
    needed information.
  • Performs duties in accordance with the philosophy, mission and goals of the agency.
  • Works cooperatively and professionally with supervisors, co-workers and guests; demonstrates
    tact and diplomacy, is supportive, respectful and cooperative; and works well as part of a team.
    Regarding efficiency and effectiveness, takes appropriate action based on circumstances; provides
    pertinent and comprehensive information to supervisory personnel.
  • Regarding punctuality and dependability - Demonstrates the ability to manage personal time by
    being punctual and gives sufficient notice to immediate supervisor in case of tardiness or
    absenteeism.
  • Acts as an appropriate role model for the clients. Chooses appropriate personal attire based on the
    circumstances. Maintains appropriate overall appearance and demonstrates proper personal
    hygiene.
  • Regarding Educational Status/Goal setting - Is actively attending classes, workshops, etc. to
    improve work skills.
  • Provides supervision and guidance to all clicnts in a safe and high quality environment.
    Transports clients in Target vehicles, as needed, in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Implements individual behavior management and work skills programs as designed.
  • Ensures that all State of Maryland mandated documentation related to the provision of services to
    clients is completed accurately and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Facilitates and encourages appropriate social interactions with clients at their job/volunteer site
    and/or at their day program.
  • Assures that all job tasks assigned to clients both on-site and off-site, are completed to the
    employers’ standards.
  • Ensures clients comply with all safety regulations and procedures at their job/volunteer sites
    and/or at their day program.
    ® Attends and participates in all scheduled vocational meetin gs, quarterlies and other mectings, as
    needed.
  • Documents mileage on vehicle mileage sheets and records and stores gas receipts as required.
    Performs weekly vehicle checks and completes and submits requests for vehicle repairs, as
    needed.
  • Ensures that vehicles driven are free of trash and are kept clean.
  • Works in all vocational programs as needed.
  • Performs job development duties, as needed.
  • Ensures that all medications are delivered as ordered per State of Maryland Medication
    Monitoring Standards.
  • Assists with individual task analysis and writing client’s plans.
  • Position requires regularly lifting 50 or more pounds and the physical ability to restrain.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Other duties as assigned by, but not limited to, Program Director, Supported Employment Manager.

SUPERVISION: Supervised by Program Manager and Supported Employment Manager

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $10-15/hour
Education:
- High school or equivalent (Required)
License:
- MD Driver's License (Required)

Employment Services Professional

Reports to: Program Manager

Quality, Performance, and Behavior Expectations: All employees are expected to uphold the

agency's mission and values by demonstrating compassion and care to all individuals served by
the agency. Kirstin Care expects employees to demonstrate integrity, respect, and accountability.

Job Summary: The Employment Services Professional provides aid to individuals seeking
employment in the community. In this role, the professional is responsible for assisting the
individual in obtaining and maintaining a job in the community. The professional will help the
individuals develop/increase their skills to reach new goals and employment opportunities. The
Employment Service Professional will be responsible for performing all job duties in accordance
with the State of Maryland regulations.

Supervisory-Responsibility: None
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Must provide transportation to job sites, workshops, internships, and other community
    outings.
  • Assistance and support in goal achievement and personal job development
  • Must be able to accurately document the daily job activities of individuals.
  • Must be able to implement and document individual’s goals.
  • Completes any required training necessary to work with individuals to better understand
    preferences.
  • Must be willing to offer a hands-on approach when assisting individuals with
    employment opportunities as they become available.
  • Assistance in increasing opportunities for employment growth.
  • Must be able to network in the community to build meaningful relationships with
    potential employers for individuals.
  • Must be able to keep an accurate log of volunteer/internship contacts.
  • Must do drop in monitoring and maintain close communication with job prospects.
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    www.kirstincare.com 
  • Will participate in the person-centered plan (PCP) meeting’s annually and as needed to
    discuss individual's progress in achieving their short- and long-term goals.
  • Must be willing to attend events dealing with employment services as designated by the
    Program Manager.
  • Must keep up with employment changes in the State of Maryland.
  • Other duties as determined by the agency.

Work Conditions:

  • May require lifting, bending, walking, or standing for long hours.
  • May be exposed to a communicable disease or various non-threatening medical
    conditions.
  • May require a van or lift assistance as needed.
  • The weather may play a factor in hot summers and cold winters.
  • Must use own car to transport (employee responsible for the upkeep of their own car)
  • Other conditions may arise.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old.
  • High School Diploma (Associates degree preferred).
  • Minimum of 6 months employment experience.
  • Knowledge of current and surrounding counties.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (No moving violations).
  • Must be able to read and write (Test administrated with/interview).
    Must successfully pass a background check.
  • Ability to work during inclement weather

Mandatory Training:

  • CPR/ First Aid
  • MANDT (including annual recertification)
  • DDA Training’s
  • ACRE/CESP (DDA Approved certification)-Mandatory
  • Other training as determined by the agency

Personal Support Professional

Reports to: Program Manager

Quality, Performance, and Behavior Expectations: All employees are expected to uphold the
agency's mission and values by demonstrating compassion and care to all individuals served by
the agency. Kirstin Care expects employees to demonstrate integrity, respect, and accountability.

Job Summary: The Personal Support Professional will assist individuals in Personal Support
Services. This professional will assist individuals in accomplishing tasks to meet daily, short-
term, and long-term goals. In this role, the professional will provide 1:1 supports and assist in
completing personal tasks as designed by the individual receiving services.

Supervisory -Responsibility: None

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.
    Will provide transportation to and from community outings.
  • Assist and support individuals in goal achievement and personal development.
  • Facilitation in calendar/schedule assistance as per individual preference.
  • Must be able to accurately document daily activities for individuals.
  • Ability to implement the individual’s goals and document progress.
  • Completes any required training necessary to work with individuals to better understand
    preferences.
  • Must offer a hands-on approach when assisting with volunteer opportunities as needed.
  • Assistance in increasing opportunities for social growth and independence.
  • Ability to support individuals in their home, community, and/or competitive integrated
    work site.
  • Hands-on assistance, prompting and cucing as needed to accomplish activities of daily
    living.
  • Support and/or supervision in housekeeping as necded.
  • Assistance with menu planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation, and eating as
    needed.
  • Other job duties as required for the position.

Work Conditions:

  • May require assistance with toileting.
  • May require lifting, bending, walking, or standing for long hours.
  • May be exposed to a communicable disease or various non-threatening medical
    conditions.
  • May require a van or lift assistance as needed.
  • The weather may play a factor in hot summers and cold winters.
  • Must use own car to transport (employee responsible for the upkeep of their own car).
    May be required to move, turn, transfer, or position in bed or wheelchair.
  • May require bathing.
  • Other conditions may arise.

Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED (Associates preferred).
    Be at least 18 years old.
  • No experience Necessary (Preferred 6 Months).
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 Ibs.
  • Knowledge of current and surrounding counties.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (No moving violations).
  • Must be able to read and write (Test administrated with interview).
    Must successfully pass a background check.
  • Ability to work during inclement weather.

Mandatory Training;

  • CPR/ First Aid
  • MANDT (including annual recertification)
    DDA Training’s
  • Other training as determined by the agency.

Agency Delegating Nurse

Reports to: CEO
Quality, Performance, and Behavior Expectations: All employees are expected to uphold the
agency's mission and values by demonstrating compassion and care to all individuals served by
the agency. Kirstin Care expects employees to demonstrate integrity, respect, and accountability.

Job Summary: The agency Delegating Nurse is responsible for the on-going compliance of
nursing as indicated by OHCQ and Delegating Nursing responsibilities. The Delegating Nurse is
responsible for providing quality nursing services to individuals with intellectual/developmental
disabilities in accordance with COMAR, the State of Maryland Developmental Disabilities, and
the Maryland Board of Nursing.

Supervisory Responsibility: Staff will operate under the delegating nurse’s license. The
delegating nurse rescrves the right to pull delegation by revoking or suspending staff's license as
indicated under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Provide nursing support to all individuals receiving services with the agency.
  • Must be able to document accurately and proficiently.
  • Will conduct the initial and quarterly assessment for individuals in services.
  • Development of the individual's Plan of Care (POC).
  • Evaluation of progress, or lack of progress, toward goal achievement and any nursing
  • task which requires nursing knowledge, judgment, and skill of individuals in services,
  • Participate in the admission of new individuals to the agency.
  • Develop plans to ensure that the medical/healthcare needs of individuals in services are
  • met and ensure the appropriate medical follow-up.
  • ¢ Provide special instructions to support staff related to medical diagnosis, allergies, diet,
    etc. of individuals served.
  • e Advises management of all concerns and/or issues related to nursing services.
  • ° Ensure compliance with medication passes and Certified Medication Technician
    qualifications (If applicable).
  • * May be required to complete nursing support hours per the identified individual plan for
  • more intense medical diagnoses/conditions.
  • Must review medication administration (MAR) and PMOF (If applicable).
  • Document vital signs (If applicable).
  • Ensure overall compliance with OHCQ regulations regarding nursing services.
    Always put the individual's service first and ensures all individuals receive the highest
    quality of service that recognizes the individual’s needs and rights.
  • Provides delegation to all staff as indicated in 10.27.11.03.

Work Conditions:

  • May require lifting, bending, walking, or standing for long hours.
  • May be exposed to a communicable disease or various non-threatening medical
    conditions.
  • The weather may play a factor in hot summers and cold winters.
  • Other conditions that may arise.

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing witha current RN licensure by the
    State of Maryland Board of Nursing.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 Ibs.
  • Knowledge of current and surrounding counties/regions.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (No moving violations).
  • Must successfully pass a background check.
  • Ability to work during inclement weather.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Current Delegating Nurse license in accordance with state requirements.
    3-5 years of experience as Delegating Nurse in accordance with state requirements.

Mandatory Training:

  • CPR/ First Aid
  • MANDT (including annual recertification)
    DDA Training’s
  • HRST
  • Other training as determined by the agency.

Program Manager

Reports to: CEO

Quality, Performance, and Behavior Expectations: All employees are expected to uphold the
agency's mission and values by demonstrating compassion and care to all individuals served by
the agency. Kirstin’s Care expects employees to demonstrate integrity, respect, and
accountability.

Job Summary: The Program Manager is responsible for overseeing Community Development
Services (CDS), Employment Services/Supported Employment, Personal Support, Housing
Support, and Shared Living. In this role the program manager will supervise staff, ensure
training necds are met for individuals, coordinate, plan and manage daily operations.

Supervisory Responsibility: Employment Specialist Professional and Community Development
Specialists and Direct Care Specialists.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Will provide transportation as needed for individuals in service.
  • Must report all incidents to CEO immediately; may be asked to enter reports in the
    required reporting system.
  • Assist and support individuals in goal achievement and personal development.
  • Must be able to document proficiently.
  • Must be able to keep track of attendance for the individuals in services.
  • Ensure all staff is implementing goals as per the individual’s person-centered plan (PCP)
  • Ensures all staff has required training including any additional training related to the
    individuals before working a shift.
  • Ensure a staffing schedule is created for the specific service and can appropriately
    identify and correct short staff situations. The Program Manager is expected to fill in
    when there is a staff shortage.
  • Participates in collaborative meeting’s as needed.
  • Must be willing to provide crisis intervention as needed and ensure all staff js
  • appropriately trained and up to date on annual training.
  • Must document according to company policy.
  • Must be computer proficient.
  • Must keep constant communication with families, upper management staff, and other
    entities as required,
  • Must ensure staff is documenting correctly, regularly, concisely, and completely.
  • Will assist in person-centered plan (PCP) meeting’s annually and as needed in helping
    individuals in services achieve their short- and long-term goals.
  • Must keep up with individual’s annual PCP’s due dates and funding expirations.
    Other job duties as required for the position.

Work Conditions:

  • May require lifting, bending, walking, or standing for long hours.
  • May be exposed to a communicable disease or various non-threatening medical
    conditions.
  • May require a van or lift assistance as needed.
  • The weather may play a factor in hot summers and cold winters.
  • May be required to use own vehicle to transport individuals.
  • May be required to move, tur, transfer, or position in bed or wheelchair.
  • Other work conditions may arise.

Requirements:

  • Must have at least 1-year supervisory/management experience.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of DDA, CMS, and COMAR regulations.
    Must have a High School Diploma/GED (Associates preferred).
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 Ibs.
  • Knowledge of current and surrounding counties.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (No moving violations).
  • Must be able to read and write (Test administrated with interview).
    Must successfully pass a background check.

Mandatory Training:

  • CPR/ First Aid
  • MANDT (including annual recertification)
  • DDA Training's
  • Other training as determined by the agency

CPR/FA and DDA Training will be completed during orientation.
MANDT Training must be completed within the first 90 days of employment.

*This job description is subject to change.

Receptionist

Kirstin Care requires receptionists who provide support to the intake department by ensuring quality customer service/assistance and administrative support.

Responsibilities

The receptionists will report to the Chief Executive Officer and provide direct feedback of all customer service and administrative concerns to the delegated supervisor within each department.

Daily

  1. Answering phone calls and directing inquiries to appropriate staff member and/or troubleshooting issues within the intake department
  2. Data entry of all referral information and collecting missing information from referral source to enter client within 24 hours upon receipt.
  3. Completing brief registrations of all new clients that are received within 72 hours of receipt
  4. Consistently (no less than once monthly) check insurance eligibility to ensure clients are in an active status.
  5. Schedule psychiatric appointments and nursing appointments for those clients
    identified by the intake coordinator needing services and confirm all appointments as outlined within scheduling protocol.
  6. Assist administrative staff with interview schedule of prospective candidates.
  7. Greet clients, stakeholders, referral sources, and all others visiting Kirstin Care
  8. Provide administrative support in those areas identified by department supervisors
  9. Assisting administrative team in distribution of outgoing mail

Key responsibilities will include:

1. Performance Management

  • Create and maintain a high-performance environment characterized a strong team orientation.
  • Maintain a pleasant and accommodating demeanor to Kirstin Care staff as well as those visiting and/or contacting Kirstin Care via phone, fax, or email

2. Organizational Development

  • Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work
  • Operates effectively within the organizational structure
  • Demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior

3. Staff Hiring, Training and Development

  • Work closely with administrative staff to assist in scheduling, greeting and providing needed documentation to prospective candidates.

4. Leadership

  • Attend and participate in internal meetings

As a member of the supervisory team, the Clinical Field Staff Supervisor will strive to uphold and promote the values of Kirstin Care:

Trustworthy: We value the faith our clients, employees, and suppliers place in us. We act with integrity, honesty, and professionalism in everything we do.

Respectful: We care about and take pride in our clients, our employees, our
environment, our suppliers and the quality of our work. We treat everyone with courtesy and recognize the role all parties play in our success.

Team-Oriented: We believe in working together to achieve our common goals. We believe in empowering our employees, and we promote a sense of family among our employees and in our client relationships.

Innovative: We are committed to using technology to continually enhance our services and our position as a leader in family intervention services.
Financially Responsible: We believe in optimizing all available resources on behalf of our clients and our company.

Kirstin Care IOP/OP Counselor

Kirstin Care IOP/OP is looking for certified and licensed addictions counselors in our Camp Springs office. Our clinic serves many individuals that are in need of substance abuse treatment to help overcome their struggles with addiction. This person must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have excellent communication, organization and time management skills. Must pass a required background check.

*We are looking to add an hourly counselor who is looking for flexible hours.

*Sign on bonus for addictions counselor will vary based on certification, licensure, and experience.

Responsibilities

Responsible for intakes and assessments, problem identification, treatment planning, recording progress notes, and developing discharge plans, review of continuing care plans.

  • Responsible for maintaining contact with referral sources and other agencies involved in client care (i.e. child welfare and criminal justice system).
  • Responsible for coordinating with the nearby drug courts.
  • Performs admission intake functions by interviewing applicants and contacting referring professionals to assess and evaluate applicants’ physical, psychological, social, and vocational status.
  • Writes diagnostic formulations and assessments in consultation with the Clinical Supervisor.
  • Reviews medical records and psychological reports to determine clients’ clinical status and develops individualized treatment plans to be reviewed on a regular basis with the Clinical Supervisor.
  • Provides direct clinical treatment services to clients using individual, group, family, couples, and concerned-others counseling sessions.
  • Meets with clients on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Participates as a team member in staff conferences with other healthcare professionals, providing consultative and direct services to clients who might otherwise not respond to treatment.
  • Assists clients in utilizing community resources and services with facilitated referrals and follow up action.
  • Assists in planning, organizing, and conducting groups for addictions counseling, education, discussion, and orientation for clients.
  • Documents, in accordance with Program policies and procedures, all contacts and services provided to clients, including initial assessments, outpatient histories, and weekly and/or monthly progress notes for each client's file.
  • Prepares evaluation conference, reevaluation conference, and discharge reports.
  • Participates in Program in-service training and education activities, case record and utilization review meetings, and scheduled meetings with their immediate supervisor.
  • Participates in staff conferences regarding Program development, organization, policies, and procedures.
  • Participates in the staff development, quality assurance, and professional activities as arranged by the Clinical Supervisor and Program management.
  • Participates in continuing education toward certification in Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or higher in chemical dependency or related field
  • 2 - 4 years experience in behavioral healthcare, specifically addictions or related field.
  • Must have minimum of a Certified Associate Counselor-Alcohol and Drug Status (CAC-AD) or one of the following certification or license with the State of | Maryland: Licensed Graduate Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LGADC), Certified Supervised Counselor-Alcohol and Drug (CSC-AD), LCADC, LCPC, LCSW-C, LGPC, LMSW also accepted.

Job Type: Full time, Part time
Salary: 
Depending on education and experience, $20-40/hour.

Our Location

5801 Allentown Road Suite 310, Camp Springs, MD, 20746

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

  • "Mr. Robert Holmes, Veteran U.S. Armed Forces said he came to Kirstin’s Haven unemployed and feeling hopeless. KHI was able to assist him in finding gainful employment and participating in community resources for health and therapy. As part of his recovery process along with supports from KHI, Mr. Holmes reunited with his family and relocated to Virginia to live with his wife."
    Kirstin's Haven "Stories of Hope"