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Driver, Evergreen, AL

DRIVER-Evergreen, Alabama
Announcement #0127

Aletheia House Evergreen, Southern Women IOP is in need of a Driver.

Position Summary:
The Driver is responsible for transporting clients and the children to and from treatment center.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Driving clients and the children to and from treatment center

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent driving record

Qualifications:
-Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to lift, sit, stand, bend and walk and be alert while driving.

Job Salary: 
$11.50/Hour
Hours: 
P/T Monday - Friday 7:00am to 8:30am and 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resumes to (205) 203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (DR-0127).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 08/04/2017 - 5:00pm

Construction - F/T - Birmingham, AL

Announcement #0130

Aletheia House is looking for an experienced Construction Worker who has experience with residential and commercial construction and performing renovation projects.

Position Summary:
The Construction Worker is responsible for renovating apartment buildings and residential homes. The Construction Worker works closely with the Housing Manager in order to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To renovate apartment buildings and residential homes.
-Performing renovation projects.
-To properly document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner according to agency procedures.
-To report all unusual incidents that may involve program participants, colleagues, crew, building, renovation, or equipment issues to the Housing Manager.
-To maintain a safe working and living environment for program participants and employees by ensuring job safety and practicing OSHA regulations.
-To attend staff meetings and trainings as required by the agency.
-To perform other related activities as assigned by the Housing Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Experience with working with residential, commercial construction and renovation projects.
-Ability to perform multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Previous experience working within a construction capacity in areas of renovating apartment
Buildings and residential homes.
-Performing Renovation projects.
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential.

-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, walk, and bend for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the physical ability to occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
-Ability to work in conditions that may be extremely hot or cold due to varying seasons of the weather.

**Must have your own tools and transportation**
**Must have excellent driving record as local travel is required**

Job Salary: 
$15.00-$19.00/Hourly
Hours: 
F/T Non-Exempt - Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm - 40 hours per week
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (CW-0130). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us
want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:00pm

Residential Support Specialist--Birmingham, AL

Announcement # 0154

Aletheia House has several openings in our residential facilities. We are looking for individuals that want to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse. All available positions are part-time positions.

Position Summary:
The Residential Support Specialist is responsible for appropriate supervision and day to day functions of our residential supportive services. The Residential Support Specialist works closely with the Residential Supportive Services Manager and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide appropriate supervision of residential clients, including supervision of work assignments, meal preparation, and recreational activities;
-Responsible for conducting room inspections for compliance checks.
-Enforce program rules in a fair and constant manner;
-Properly document activities on clients and maintain other records as directed;
-Document and assist clients with medications to ensure proper usage.
-Transport program participants to NA/AA meetings, store runs, and other recreational activities.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager, Division Director, Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree required for full time positions. High School Diploma or GED minimum for P/T positions.
-MAC certification eligibility.
-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Personable and ability to work with internal and external customers.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.
-Effective communication skills.
-Organizational skills.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, and walk for moderate to long periods of time.
-Working in a residential setting with mild, hot, and cold temperatures depending upon the season of the year.
-Must have the ability to drive.

Available Shifts:
1A: 2nd and 4th Weekend (Sat. & Sun.) 10a-6p
2B: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Weekend (Sat. & Sun.) 10a-6p
3C: 2nd and 4th Weekend (Sat. & Sun.) 3p-10p
4D: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Weekend (Sat. & Sun.) 3p-10p
5E: 2nd and 4th Weekend (Sat. 3p-10:30p & Sun. 3p-10p)

Please specify what shift you're interested in (ie. 5E) or simply reply all if you do not have a preference when applying.

Job Salary: 
$11.00 - 12.00 per hour
Hours: 
Part-time, Non-Exempt (Hours vary and are listed under Available Shifts)
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resumes to (205) 203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (RSS-0154).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Sun, 10/29/2017 - 5:00pm

Prevention Specialist, P/T, Shelby County, Alabama

Announcement #0146

Aletheia House is looking for individuals to provide substance abuse prevention to program participants enrolled in Substance Abuse Treatment. Permanent Part-Time positions are available in Shelby County.

Position Summary:
The Prevention Specialist provides substance abuse prevention services by continuing to engage in environmental and educational strategies. The Prevention Specialist will also address availability and accessibility of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in the targeted community. The Prevention Specialist works closely with the Program Manager and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Implement Substance Abuse Prevention Interventions in Shelby County.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in Social Service or education required.
-Prior experience in substance abuse treatment/prevention a plus.
Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to lift, sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Travel:
-Some local travel required (Daily).
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 
$12.00/Hourly
Hours: 
P/T, Non-Exempt, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (may require some evenings) - 20 Hours week
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert in the subject line (PS-0146).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Please provide detailed information regarding employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 11/10/2017 - 5:00pm

Prevention Specialist, P/T - Temporary, St. Clair County, Alabama

Announcement #0147

Aletheia House is looking for individuals to provide substance abuse prevention to program participants enrolled in Substance Abuse Treatment. Temporary Part-Time positions are available in St. Clair County.

Position Summary:
The Prevention Specialist provides substance abuse prevention services by continuing to engage in environmental and educational strategies. The Prevention Specialist will also address availability and accessibility of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in the targeted community. The Prevention Specialist works closely with the Program Manager and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Implement Substance Abuse Prevention Interventions in St. Clair County.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in Social Service or education required.
-Prior experience in substance abuse treatment/prevention a plus.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to lift, sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Travel:
-Some local travel required (Daily).
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 
12.00/Hourly
Hours: 
P/T, Non-Exempt, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (may require some evenings).
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert in the subject line (PS-0147).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?
Please provide detailed information regarding employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 11/10/2017 - 5:00pm

Peer Suppport Specialist-F/T, Birmingham, AL

Announcement #0151

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse. The county serviced will be Jefferson County.

Position Summary:
The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for providing peer support to clients enrolled in medication assisted treatment. The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for recovery coaching services for program participants in the MAT program. The Peer Support Specialist works closely with the Program Manager and the Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To provide peer mentoring and/or coaching to clients enrolled in medication assisted treatment.
-To provide recovery resource connecting.
-To facilitate and lead recovery groups as needed.
-To build positive relationships within the community.
-Assist the Therapist in helping program participants find needed community resources.
-To serve as a liaison between participants and connecting with other community organizations and resources.
-To assist program participants with solving problems directly related to recovery.
-To assist program participants with improving job skills.
-To transport participants to appointments and to assist them in obtaining community services.
-To maintain accurate, complete, and timely documentation of peer support activities.
-To maintain contact with participants between appointments and sessions.
-To attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
-To perform other duties as instructed by the Program Manager, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-High School Diploma or equivalent required.
-Must have experience with Methadone or Suboxone treatment.
-Required to have at least two years in recovery.
-Ability to provide services in a compassionate, ethical manner.
-Valid Alabama Driver License and good driving record required.
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential.
-Medicaid eligibility required.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the physical ability to occasionally carry or lift objects.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Job Salary: 
$30,000
Hours: 
Full-time, Exempt, Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (40 hours per week)
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (PSS-0151). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 11/10/2017 - 5:00pm

Employment Specialist - Birmingham, AL

Job Announcement- ES-0156

Aletheia House is looking for an Employment Specialist to help homeless veterans obtain and maintain employment in the Birmingham, Alabama area. Area serviced is Jefferson County.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Assist homeless veterans obtain items needed to gain employment such as photo identifications, Social Security card, birth certificate, and work boots, if necessary.
-Assist non-employed clients gain employment.
-Provide assistance to clients who are working to improve their skills by providing activities including remedial education, training in specific job skills and referral to vocational rehabilitation services.
-Provide job counseling that helps employed clients respond appropriately to challenges of maintaining employment.
-Assist clients to develop individualized job advancement plans and to help clients achieve the objectives outlined in their plans.
-Coordinate employment services with other services by working with other staff members.
-Document services provided in a timely, complete, and accurate manner.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Veterans Program Manager, Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in a social service field required.
-Experience as a veteran preferred.
-Experience in human services a plus.
-Valid drivers’ license and good driving record required.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, walk, and bend for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Travel Requirements:
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation, light local travel required. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 
$34,000 - $36,000
Hours: 
(Full-time, Exempt) Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm – 40 Hours
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (ES-0156). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter, the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an equal opportunity employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, genetic information or testing, family and medical leave, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Sun, 11/19/2017 - 5:00pm

Outreach Worker-Montgomery, Alabama

Announcement-0157

Position Summary:
The Outreach Worker is responsible for the recruitment of homeless Veterans who are in need of employment and supportive services. The Outreach Worker works closely with the Veterans Program Manager to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House. Areas serviced are Montgomery, Elmore, Autauga, Lowndes, and Macon counties.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Actively recruit Veteran participants who are in need of housing and supportive services.
-Provide outreach and engagement services.
-Conduct regular visits to homeless shelters, soup kitchens, in the Montgomery VA medical Center, etc. as well as conducting street outreach in the alleys, encampments, and abandoned houses where many homeless veterans live.
-Identifying, recruiting, and enrolling at least 5-6 participants weekly into the program. Enrollment will come from street outreach, referral from other homeless service providers, and referrals from Veterans Affairs.
-Assist in the collection of follow-up data by locating individuals who have received services.
-Coordinate and communicate outreach tracking activities with other staff members and accurately documenting all activities.
-Participate in required staff meetings and trainings.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Veterans Program Manager, Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to travel around the varying counties (Montgomery, Elmore, Autauga, Lowndes, and Macon Counties) to recruit participants.
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with participants and resource providers.

Qualifications:
-Former homeless Veteran preferred.
-High School diploma or equivalent required.
-Valid Alabama drivers’ license and good driving record required.

Travel:
-This position requires some travel in order to recruit participants in the counties serviced and to attend meetings and trainings located in Birmingham, AL.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive personal motor vehicle. Mileage reimbursement is offered.

Job Salary: 
$31,000 - $33,000
Hours: 
F/T, Exempt--Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (some evenings may be required).
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (OW-0157). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter and the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions do you bring to this position that should make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an equal opportunity employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, genetic information or testing, family and medical leave, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Sun, 11/19/2017 - 5:00pm

Nurse - LPN or RN--Bessemer, Alabama

Announcement #0158

The Aletheia House is looking for a caring, energetic, qualified LPN/RN to work in our Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center on a part-time basis. Area serviced is Jefferson County.

Position Summary:
The LPN provides routine nursing care and conducts quality assurance reviews on patient charts. The LPN works primarily with the Physician and closely with the Health Center Director to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provides clinical support to Physician and Nurse Practitioner by performing routine medical tasks (i.e. gathering medical history information, vital signs, prepares patients for exams, and assists Physicians and Nurse Practitioner during exams).
-Collect and prepare lab specimens, perform waived laboratory tests and dispose of CLIA contaminated supplies.
-Provides patients with health education materials approved by the Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center.
-Review and provide quality assurance regarding health center charts. Ensure charts are clinically and administratively appropriate.
-Participate in the delivery and evaluation of patient care.
-Ensure the health, comfort, and safety of patients according to health-care facility guidelines.
-Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
-Comply with all state requirements and facility policies and procedures.
-Ensure assigned staff complies with all state requirements and facility policies and procedures.
-Perform all other nursing duties as needed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Physician, Health Center Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Current Basic Life Support Certification required.
-Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records systems, PC applications, and software.
-Individuals should be able to obtain and complete medical and social history, chart, take blood pressures, venipuncture, perform EKG-general medical/clinical office skills.
-Must adhere to HIPPA and OSHA regulations and guidelines.
-All work performed must be in accordance to Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center and Aletheia House policies and procedures.
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Nursing degree from an accredited Nursing program
-Current, valid and unrestricted LPN license by the State of Alabama, required.
-Minimum 1 year of experience as an LPN, preferred.
-Current, valid and unrestricted RN license by the State of Alabama, a plus
-Psychiatric or substance abuse experience preferred
-Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with dynamic personality
-Ability to stay focused, professional and calm under pressure
-Valid CPR certification and current TB skin test required
-Unrestricted license required

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend, and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the physical ability to occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

Job Salary: 
$15.00/Hour
Hours: 
Hours: P/T, Non-Exempt, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (some Mondays may be required and other flexible times as deemed necessary to accommodate as fill in for staff) – total – 24 hours.
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (LPN-0158).
The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 5:00pm