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Criminal Justice Care Coordinator

Canton, Ohio
Job Type
19 May 2023
Criminal Justice Care Coordinator

(Temporary, Grant Funded)

Real-world impact. Life-changing outcomes.

CommQuest seeks a Care Coordinator-Criminal Justice. This role ensures judges and parole officers know the precise status of their referrals at any point in the process. Help to resolve issues in a quick and timely manner to insure excellent service to the court and client. Responsible for the coordination of services with internal and external resources to facilitate treatment and overcome barriers to treatment for clients. Works in close partnership with clinical team and other staff to ensure best client care and access to treatment. Also provide additional administrative support to same-day access assessments for people with opioid addiction and support for other clinicians and leaders involved in our recovery services.

In this role, you will:

Share CommQuest's mission
Build valuable relationships
Provide Residential Care
Be an advocate

What is CommQuest?

CommQuest Services is one of the largest non-profit mental health, addiction recovery, and social services organizations in Northeast Ohio, working with clients from more than 34 counties in 12 facilities through more than 20 programs. We help people make positive changes in their lives through in-patient, outpatient and school-based programs, along with supportive services - from basic needs to employment assistance.

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What you gain:

Relationships within the organization and in the region
Visibility into how our community supports those in need
Opportunities to share your expertise
Peace of mind knowing you are working to make a change in Stark County

What you'll do:

Must demonstrate knowledge of addiction, community sober supports, assessments, treatment plans, and counseling.
Improve access to Care. Outreach to managed care coordinators to identify barriers to client success and to gather materials needed to connect clients with services.
Requires experience working with adults/children with severe mental illness, and/or addiction recovery, and strong communication skills.
Orients clients to the facilities treatment philosophy and programs, including rules and client rights.
All other duties as assigned


Candidates much be unemployed for the past six months to qualify for grant. This is a Temporary (1 year), Full-Time position, Canton/Massillon campus locations.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED; Some college preferred
Previous experience working in a clinical practice in the chemical dependency field highly preferred.
CDCA highly desired.
Must possess the ability to work with the public in general, at time of crisis situations, and under pressure while maintaining common sense and the ability to assess the situation quickly to respond to the vulnerable population CommQuest helps. Must be able to communicate with clients, visitors, staff, etc. using compassion and understanding.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, intermediate verbal and written communication skills, ability to show discretion when dealing with confidential information, good judgment, and organizational skills. Must be fluent in spoken and written English.
Must be physically able to stand and climb steps throughout the facility frequently according to shift responsibilities. Must possess a valid driver's license, vehicle insurance, and a driving record that is in compliance with agency insurance requirements. Must pass background check in accordance with agency standards.
There may be other criteria that needs to be met by Ohio Means Job

Full-Time Benefits:

Generous time off, including Mental Health days
10 paid holidays annually
Retirement plan with company match
Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
CEU/Licensure reimbursement

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  • Job Reference: 1010175279-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: CommQuest Services Inc
  • Location: Canton, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent