Employment Opportunities

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SENIOR POLICY ANALYST

Allegheny HealthChoices, Inc. (AHCI) is a non-profit located in downtown Pittsburgh with a mission to assure equitable access to quality, cost-effective behavioral health care that promotes positive clinical outcomes, recovery, and resiliency.  Formed in 1999, AHCI’s role has evolved from monitoring and oversight to that of a partner and consultant in system planning and evaluation, project management, data management and analysis, and recovery.

We are currently seeking a Senior Policy Analyst to conduct research and analysis supporting quality improvement objectives related to behavioral health services.  The ideal candidate will possess deep intellectual curiosity, initiative, and a commitment to successful outcomes in a fast-paced field that often presents challenges on a daily basis.

Behavioral Health Senior Policy Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Conduct evaluation and data analysis on specific services and programs, as well as quality improvement initiatives.
  • Synthesize and translate complex findings into clear and compelling reports for AHCI clients and a wide array of system stakeholders.
  • Build collaborative partnerships between clients, managed care organizations, providers, and other system stakeholders.
  • Educate the behavioral health system on evidence-based and promising practices.
  • Manage projects for both internal and external clients.

Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Public Administration/Policy, or a related discipline.
  • A minimum of five (5) years prior experience working within a behavioral health/managed care setting, or experience conducting analysis using health insurance data.
  • Knowledge of behavioral health service models and strategies, including program administration and quality measurement.
  • Exceptional quantitative, research, and written communication skills including the ability to complete succinct briefs, executive summaries, and lengthy reports.
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving skills in the design, execution, interpretation, and presentation of quantitative and qualitative analyses.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel–experience with Qlik or other data/visualization tools, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humor, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and competing deadlines with a focus on results.

We are offering a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with the opportunity for professional growth with an organization focused on behavioral health system improvement.

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package. Qualified candidates should send a resume via email to jobs@acuity-hr.com with “Behavioral Health Senior Policy Analyst” in the subject line, or mail their resume and cover letter to:
PO Box 1904
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

EOE


Recovery Coordinator (Part-time)
Allegheny HealthChoices, Inc. (AHCI), located in downtown Pittsburgh, seeks a Recovery Coordinator to join our team on a part-time basis (approximately 20 hours/week). This individual will have used behavioral health (mental health and/or substance use disorder) services in Pennsylvania and be comfortable providing a personal perspective on treatment and recovery. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Act as a change agent to impact the recovery culture in the behavioral health service system.
  • Participate in meetings, trainings, and educational activities with the purpose of providing a service user and recovery-oriented perspective.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings and trainings.
  • Problem solve with people who use behavioral health services on Medicaid benefit issues.

Position requires an understanding of behavioral health service models from the users’ perspective. Post-secondary education, with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree, in a related discipline is preferred. Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills are essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook is required. This individual will be required to independently travel to frequent meetings throughout the area.

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package. Qualified candidates should send a resume via email to jobs@acuity-hr.com with “Recovery Coordinator” in the subject line, or mail their resume and cover letter to:
PO Box 1904
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

EOE


 

Mental Health Facilitation and Service Planning Specialist

Allegheny HealthChoices, Inc. (AHCI) is an innovative non-profit agency dedicated to supporting the provision of high-quality mental health and substance abuse treatment. We are seeking an individual to fill the part time position of Mental Health Facilitation and Service Planning Specialist. This position is responsible for facilitating the service planning process for people in state and community mental health hospitals, and residential facilities.  This includes convening and facilitating multidisciplinary meetings, working with community-based service providers, and incorporating recovery principles into day-to-day activities.

 

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field or related discipline, or equivalent experience. The successful candidates will also have:

  • Experience in advanced facilitation techniques and knowledge of mental health recovery concepts, terms and key processes
  • Basic understanding of MS Office Suite, including working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to track basic data elements and report on them
  • Experience in a professional work environment with proven ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, collaborate with others including diverse multicultural audiences, demonstrate time-management and organizational skills, and meet deadlines and focus on results
  • Experience working independently in the community
  • Access to consistent, reliable transportation for meetings in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties.

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package. Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to jobs@acuity-hr.com with “Mental Health Facilitation Service Planning Specialist” in the subject line, or mail their resume and cover letter to:

PO Box 1904

Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

 

EOE