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Open Positions at the School of Social Work

Welcome to our SSW employment portal. We are a strong and ever-growing network of social workers with ties around the globe. Use this site to learn of various employment opportunities within the Rutgers School of Social Work. 

Social-work related job opportunities outside of the School are listed in the next section. 

  • Date posted: June 13, 2024

    Faculty Position in the MSW Graduate Program (teaching or professional practice non-tenure track [NTT] at the rank of assistant professor rank or higher)

    Rutgers University School of Social Work is currently seeking a non-tenure track (NTT), professional practice faculty member to serve as a member of the faculty for the Management and Policy (MAP) specialization in the MSW Program.

    Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the MSW Program Director, the faculty member will support instruction, curriculum development, and related programing for the MAP specialization, in which coursework is designed to build and enhance knowledge, skills, and competencies of current and future leaders of nonprofit and public service organizations. The specialization focuses on student skills and knowledge in planning, organizing, supervision, and policy functions to prepare them to work within organizations and communities. Alumni of the MAP specialization work in state and federal departments, independent nonprofit agencies, healthcare institutions, educational settings, and corporations/businesses. Coursework includes: management practice; program development and strategic planning; supervision; financial management; grant writing; among others. The faculty member will support academic success, retention, and well-being throughout all phases of the MSW MAP specialization and engage in related duties as necessary, which include:

    • Supporting and liaising with faculty and lecturers to advance effective teaching and learning, scholarship and dissemination, and service to the school and community.
    • Collaborating with the faculty and School’s leadership team to support curriculum development and new program initiatives within the MAP specialization.
    • Working with the SSW Center for Leadership and Management on efforts that support MAP students and MAP alumni, including certificate and dual degree programs.
    • Enhancing the School’s commitment to anti-racism, and inclusion, intersectionality, diversity, equity, and advancement (IIDEA) initiatives.
    • Building and maintaining a community and sense of collegiality among MAP students.
    • Supporting recruitment and advising efforts among MAP students.

    View full posting here

  • The Rutgers School of Social Work (SSW) has an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position with a focus on aging, neurocognition, and health equity. Applicants with practice experience working with individuals and families living with neurodegenerative conditions are preferred. The faculty member will be part of the SSW Hub for Aging Collaboration and will have additional opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration through the AHEAD University Presidential Diversity Hiring Initiative. For more information and to apply: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/228119/print_preview

  • Date Posted: May 15, 2024

    Job Description: Rutgers University School of Social Work is currently seeking a non-tenure track (NTT), teaching or professional practice faculty member to serve as the Director of the Online MSW Program. This rigorous and well-established program offers a two-year full-time option, three-year part-time option, and blended option. Each involves 60 credits, while those admitted to Advanced Standing program complete 39 credits. This position is a calendar-year, New Brunswick-NJ-based position subject to contractual renewals.

    Successful candidates will also teach four courses per academic year (Fall, Spring, or Summer), contribute to curriculum development, and participate in school and university service. 
     
    Some service initiatives require evening and weekend work to accommodate our student population. All Teaching and Professional Practice NTT faculty members are expected to engage in teaching, scholarly/professional dissemination, and service activities in accordance with their rank, and other duties as assigned. Salary and rank of appointment is commensurate with experience. 
     
    We are dedicated to ensuring a diverse and inclusive faculty environment. Faculty who join us will have the opportunity to work with a student body that represents a wide range of backgrounds, cultures, and identities. Our faculty is an open and collegial group. 

    Job Type: Full-Time

    Responsibilities:

    • Fostering student success and well-being throughout all phases of the online program.
    • Building and maintaining community and belonging among online students.
    • Enhancing the School’s commitment to anti-racism, and inclusion, intersectionality, diversity, equity, and advancement (IIDEA) initiatives.
    • Interacting closely with members of the SSW community, especially the Admissions, Student Affairs, and Practicum Learning offices.
    • Remaining in close communication with the Assistant Dean for Lecturer Development and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs to promote a transformative learning experience.
    • Supporting and liaising with faculty and lecturers to advance online teaching, learning, and pedagogical approaches.
    • Coordinating the sequencing of online options to ensure students meet all requirements for timely graduation.
    • Monitoring registration processes and developing the schedule of online classes in close collaboration with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.
    • Collaborating with the faculty and School’s leadership team to support new program initiatives. 

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Social Work with a minimum of four years post MSW experience; experience in student affairs/success; experience with program management; record of or potential for excellence in teaching; experience with diverse constituencies and engagement with a collegial and inclusive culture. Excellent time management, organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills are also required.
    • Doctorate degree (DSW or PhD) in social work or related field; experience in DEI related efforts; and record of scholarly contributions. Also preferred are candidates with strong knowledge and understanding of instructional design and technologies used in online teaching environments. 

    Application Process: Apply online here: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/227248

  • The Institute for Families (IFF) at the Rutgers University School of Social Work exists to advance the professional practices and knowledge base of individuals and organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. As the largest Center within the School, the organization leads a portfolio of $16M in programming and evaluation that increases the capacity of child welfare and human service systems, largely through training, technical assistance, applied research and evaluation services. The team at the Institute represents a multi-disciplinary community of professionals committed to innovative, evidence-based and culturally responsive programming, equitable and inclusive practices, high performance and accountability, and transparent, responsive engagement with our stakeholders. The work of IFF is supported by a staff of 80+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 100 consulting subject matter experts.

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Instructional Technology Specialist for the Institute for Families at the School of Social Work. This position will be located at one of IFF’s four sites (New Brunswick, Cherry Hill, Parsippany, or Princeton) and must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel to program sites and state offices throughout New Jersey as needed.

    Among the key duties of the position are the following:

    • Serves as a member of the learning and development team responsible for the design and development of engaging courses, modules, and materials using a variety of innovative instructional technologies.
    • Creates learning products that may include synchronous online classes, hybrid/blended learning experiences, interactive asynchronous e-learning, microlearning, videos, webinars, screencasts, job aides, simulation, and resource materials.
    • Utilizes the ADDIE model of course development—from participating in the initial needs assessment through the design, development, rollout, and review of evaluation summaries for all finished courses.
    • Develops content for online learning experiences, and transfers existing in-person course content to the online platforms as needed,
    • Provides assistance to colleagues seeking the use of instructional technology to enhance teaching and learning.
    • Collaborates with other team leads to develop project plans that ensure work is consistent with the mission and goals of the targeted program model and audience and meets client deliverables as projected.
    • Exhibits extensive knowledge of relevant technologies and strong instructional design principles and theories of adult learning.

    View full posting here

  • The Institute for Families (IFF) at the Rutgers School of Social Work exists to advance the professional practice and knowledge base of individuals and organizations improving the lives of children and families. The Institute delivers services through a portfolio of over $25M in awards that increase the capacity of child welfare and human service systems, largely through training, technical assistance, and applied research and evaluation services.

    The School of Social Work’s mission is to develop and disseminate knowledge through social work research, education, and training that promotes social and economic justice and strengthens individual, family, and community well-being in this diverse and increasingly global environment of New Jersey and beyond.

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Associate Program Manager for the Institute for Families at the School of Social Work.

    Among the key duties of the position are the following:

    • Manages large-scale training programs and community-based education events, including the New Jersey Child Support Institute which offers comprehensive training for professionals who support the state’s child support program to ensure that children and their families obtain the financial and medical security they deserve.
    • Provides guidance to supervisors and team members by offering a wide array of educational experiences for the human service and child support workforce in New Jersey.
    • Oversees all details related to community education, outreach, marketing, scheduling as well as participant enrollment and service reporting.
    • Monitors the delivery and assessment of courses to ensure effective program practices and participant support.
    • Collaborates with colleagues overseeing training services responsible to ensure fidelity to instructional materials and effective instructional practices and colleagues overseeing evaluation services responsible for assessing knowledge gain and learner satisfaction.
    • Develops project plans with task assignments and timelines, as well as processes and procedures that guide a team while ensuring high levels of customer support.

    View full posting here

  • The Institute for Families (IFF) at the Rutgers University School of Social Work exists to advance the professional practices and knowledge base of individuals and organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. IFF leads a portfolio of $21M in training, technical assistance and applied research services that increase the capacity of child welfare and human service systems to create brighter futures for youth and the adults who care for them. The team at IFF represents a multi-disciplinary community of professionals committed to innovative, evidence-based and culturally responsive programming, equitable and inclusive practices, accountability and continuous quality improvement, and transparent, responsive engagement with our stakeholders. The work of IFF is supported by a staff of 80+ full-time and part-time employees, and more than 100 consulting subject matter experts.

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Senior Program Administrator Supervisor for the Institute for Families at the School of Social Work. There will be two positions hired, using the business title of Senior Training Supervisor and CQI Supervisor, both reporting to the Manager of Human Services.

    Among the key duties of the position are the following:

    • Oversees a team of full-time and/or per diem trainers educating professionals who support family members across the state.
    • Provides ongoing recruitment, supervision and coaching of trainers assigned to in-person and web-based courses for professionals working in New Jersey’s child support system.
    • Provides direct training services according to program needs.
    • Provides individual and group coaching sessions to enhance trainers’ skills and introduce tools and activities that maximize learner engagement and acquisition of knowledge and skills through methods that include technical assistance sessions, 1on1 supervision, and coordination of certification and train-the-trainer events.
    • Supervises a team that may include full-time trainers and per diem trainers.

    View full posting here

  • The Institute for Families (IFF) at the Rutgers University School of Social Work advances the professional practice and knowledge base of individuals and organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. The Institute leads a portfolio of over $25M in awards that increase the capacity of child welfare and human service systems, largely through training, technical assistance, and applied research and evaluation services.

    The School of Social Work mission is to develop and disseminate knowledge through social work research, education, and training that promotes social and economic justice and strengthens individual, family, and community well-being in this diverse and increasingly global environment of New Jersey and beyond.

    Among the key duties of the position are the following:

    • Provides subject matter expertise and technical knowledge to support the development of learning products and educational materials for the human service and child support workforce.
    • Ensures that training sessions, curricula, reports, infographics, and other educational materials developed for the Institute’s are inclusive of current, family-centered, evidence-based, and culturally responsive practices.
    • Contributes to a team that includes instructional designers, subject matter experts, program partners, and stakeholders dedicated to high-quality content, learner-centered materials, and strong engagement of child support professionals in various roles.

    View full posting here

  • Date Posted: May 15, 2024
       
    Job Type: Full-Time

    Responsibilities:

    • Facilitates the delivery of learning content on a wide variety of topics ranging from introductory material for newly hired child support professionals to advanced training for managers and specialized skills courses.
    • Reports on training related activities.
    • Provides feedback on curriculum and other types of learning content as it relates to supporting a high-quality experience for adult learners.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Human Services, Education, Training, Human Resources, Public/Business Administration, Child Development, Communications, or related discipline.
    • Five (5) years of relevant experience.  
    • A valid driver’s license would be required for this position; Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands.  
    • Expertise in either child welfare, child support or a human services field as demonstrated by at least five years’ experience working in the field, knowledge of applicable practice models, and/or fluency in the related policies, legislation, and workforce systems supporting families and children.
    • Computer proficiency and high level of comfort with presentation software and use of learning management systems.  
    • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Human Services, Education, Training, Human Resources, Public/Business Administration, Child Development, Communications, or discipline appropriate to training being conducted.

    Salary: $72,833.00 - $108,649.00

    Application Process: Apply online here: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/226918

  • Date Posted: May 15, 2024

    Job Description: The School of Social Work’s mission is to develop and disseminate knowledge through social work research, education, and training that promotes social and economic justice and strengthens individual, family, and community well-being in this diverse and increasingly global environment of New Jersey and beyond.

    Responsibilities:

    • Performs SQL Server programming and SQL Server Database Administration, with a focus on providing Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL support for a public website that aggregates data into longitudinal reports with user-defined views, and provides data files for users to download.
    • Collaborates with IT professionals at the Rutgers University School of Social Work to ensure a smooth data preparation process across Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL platforms.
    • Writes new code and optimizes current code.
    • Creates stored procedures with parameters, transactions and exception handling.
    • Creates tables, views and functions.
    • Writes queries with multiple joins.
    • Handles data imports, exports, and file management with SSIS.
    • Searches metadata to find relevant columns and tables required for new reports.
    • Implements version control policies for code management and technical documentation.
    • Implements and documents policies for scheduled database backups and conducts periodic database recovery tests.
    • Works proactively with system administrators on management of disk space and performance.

    Qualifications:   

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
    • Ten (10) years of relevant professional experience in SQL Server database development and administration, excellent communication, and Windows computer literacy.
    • SSIS Packages – SQL Server Integration Services.
    • PHP.
    • Javascript.
    • Drupal.
    • Visio.
    • Geocoding knowledge: SQL Server Geography data type handling; ARCGIS Pro Geocoding tool.
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional.
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Code.
    • Experience with macros and VBA a plus.
    • Able to derive technical solution from non-technical business requirements.
    • Able to work at times with limited supervision.
    • Experience documenting mappings between user-defined terms and database columns.
    • Excellent communication skills in order to provide daily status updates, identify problematic results, identify and address exception cases that are likely to arise, and confirm understanding of requirements.

    Salary: $65.00 - $70.00/hr

    Application Process: Apply online here: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/226838

  • Date Posted: May 6, 2024

    Job Description: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Senior Support Coordinator for the The Institute for Families (IFF) at the Rutgers University School of Social Work.

    Job Type: Part-Time

    Responsibilities:

    • Advances the professional practices and knowledge base of individuals and organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and families.
    • Leads a portfolio of $16M in programming and evaluation that increases the capacity of child welfare and human service systems, largely through training, technical assistance, applied research and evaluation services.
    • Represents a multi-disciplinary community of professionals committed to innovative, evidence-based and culturally responsive programming, equitable and inclusive practices, accountability and continuous quality improvement, and transparent, responsive engagement with our stakeholders.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology or related discipline.
    • Two (2) years of experience in coaching and mentoring youth, program planning and implementation.
    • A valid driver’s license would be required for this position; Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands. 
    • Masters degree in social work, psychology, sociology or related discipline.
    • Three (3) years of experience in coaching and mentoring youth, program planning, and implementation.  
    • Experience providing services to youth and/or young adults involved with and aging out of the child welfare system.
    • Experience with project coordination, training, workshop delivery and program evaluation.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and ability to build relationships.
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
    • Computer (Microsoft Office) literacy.

    Salary: $35.00 - $45.00/hr

    Application Process: Apply online here: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/226706

  • Date Posted: December 27, 2023

    Job Description: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Instructional Designer for The Institute for Families at the School of Social Work.

    Job Type: Part-Time

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for content development of Instructor Guides, Participant Guides, Handouts, PowerPoint presentations, videos and other learning products. Candidate should be well versed in tools and technologies used in the development of learning materials.
    • Assists with the instructional design needs of human service programs.
    • Responsibilities for communication with and on behalf of the sponsor (of a $7M award), as well as representing the program director’s decisions in meetings.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
    • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience.
    • Candidate must have excellent knowledge and application of adult learning principle.
    • Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts and team members.
    • Must have experience in instructional design.


    Salary: $40-55/hour

    Application Process: Apply online here: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/217029

    Employment Outside the School of Social Work

    As a service to our alumni, we list employment opportunities that we receive. Positions that are relevant for students and alumni who specialized in Management & Policy (MAP) will be marked with MAP in the job title. Email job opportunities to sswweb@ssw.rutgers.edu.

    • Date Posted: July 8, 2024

      Company Name: Charlie Health

      Browse open positions herehttps://www.charliehealth.com/careers/current-openings

    • Date Posted: July 8, 2024

      Company Name and Overview: Green Brook Academy provides a therapeutic/educational program for students who are classified with behavior/emotional disabilities. Our small program allows our students to build a sense of self, be inspired to learn and enjoy education again. 

      Job Type: Full-Time (10 month contract)

      Job Description: This school social work position requires excellent communication skills, empathy, and the ability to build rapport with students. The ideal candidate will have a passion for helping young people navigate challenges and reach their full potential.  Student diagnoses at Green Brook Academy may include, but not limited to: ADHD, ODD, CD, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, PTSD.

      Responsibilities:

      • Provide IEP required counseling services to students in a school setting
      • Assess students' needs and develop appropriate counseling plans
      • Educate students on various topics
      • Provide staff in-services on mental health topics
      • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to support students' academic and personal development
      • Collaborate with outside organizations to ensure all are working together to support student
      • Conduct individual counseling sessions to address social, emotional, and behavioral issues
      • Assist students in developing coping skills and strategies for academic success
      • Provide referrals to outside agencies or resources when necessary
      • Prepare IEP meeting documents for teacher input (PLAAFP, etc.)
      • Home visits as needed
      • Crisis counseling/student support as needed

      Qualifications:

      • Experience working with students in an educational setting
      • Strong background in social work, special education, and behavioral health
      • Knowledge of conflict management techniques, culturally diversity counseling
      • Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations related to student welfare and confidentiality
      • NJ School Counselor or School Social Work Certification

      Application Process: Please send resume with interest to cmotzel@greenbrookacademy.com.

       

      Benefits include dental insurance(Guardian), health insurance(Horizon), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, vision insurance

    • Date Posted: July 8, 2024

      Company Name: YCS Winslow Crisis Stabilization and Assessment Program (CSAP)

      Job Type: Full-Time

      Job Description: The clinician will become a part of our multidisciplinary team (Psychiatrist, Nurse, Residential Counselors) that provide an array of therapeutic services to individuals in our care. Small caseloads allow us to provide the highest quality of care, and a commitment to the professional growth and clinical development of our team members. This position reports to our Clinical Director who can provide clinical supervision, while the agency at large offers monthly clinical rounds, and training to enhance and broaden learning opportunities and professional development. 

      Responsibilities:

      • Complete Strengths and Needs, and Biopsychosocial (BSP) assessment (with new admission)
      • Develop and implement safety/soothing plans with youth and family
      • Develop and work with youth and family on a comprehensive treatment plan and discharge plan (with new discharge)
      • Provide individual therapy, if applicable
      • Provide group therapy, if applicable
      • Attend treatment team meetings

      Qualifications:

      • Master’s or doctoral degree in counseling, social work, psychology or a related field and a license to practice independently in NJ including LCSW, LMFT, LPC, PsyD, PhD.
      • OR Master's-level therapist licensed to practice in NJ including LSW and LAC under the on-site supervision of a NJ independently licensed therapist with a documented plan to achieve clinical licensure within 3 years.

      Benefits:

      • Medical, dental, and vision.
      • Paid time off.
      • Life insurance / disability benefits/ health and wellness programs.
      • 403 (B) savings and investment plans.

      Application Process: Apply online here: https://www.indeed.com/job/mental-health-therapist-2-500-sign-bonus-1e160b1035ef342b

    • Date Posted: July 8, 2024

      Company Name: YCS Cooper's Crossing Group Home

      Job Type: Full-Time

      Job Description: The clinician will become a part of our multidisciplinary team (Psychiatrist, Nurse, Residential Counselors) that provide an array of therapeutic services to individuals in our care. Small caseloads allow us to provide the highest quality of care, and a commitment to the professional growth and clinical development of our team members. This position reports to our Clinical Director who can provide clinical supervision, while the agency at large offers monthly clinical rounds, and training to enhance and broaden learning opportunities and professional development. 

      Responsibilities:

      • Complete Strengths and Needs, and Biopsychosocial (BSP) assessment (with new admission)
      • Develop and implement safety/soothing plans with youth and family
      • Develop and work with youth and family on a comprehensive treatment plan and discharge plan (with new discharge)
      • Provide individual therapy, if applicable
      • Provide group therapy, if applicable
      • Attend treatment team meetings

      Qualifications:

      • Master’s or doctoral degree in counseling, social work, psychology or a related field and a license to practice independently in NJ including LCSW, LMFT, LPC, PsyD, PhD.
      • OR Master's-level therapist licensed to practice in NJ including LSW and LAC under the on-site supervision of a NJ independently licensed therapist with a documented plan to achieve clinical licensure within 3 years.

      Benefits:

      • Medical, dental, and vision.
      • Paid time off.
      • Life insurance / disability benefits/ health and wellness programs.
      • 403 (B) savings and investment plans.

      Application Process: Apply online here: https://www.indeed.com/job/mental-health-therapist-2500-sign-bonus-9320b51f162f0544

    • Date Posted: July 8, 2024

      Company Name: Newark Opportunity Youth Network

      Job Type: Part-Time

      Job Description: The NJ Opportunity Youth Coalition Graduate Intern will play an integral role as a part of the Home Office team in ensuring that NOYN has the capacity to accomplish its mission, especially as it relates to policy advocacy. The successful candidate will coordinate and co-facilitate the Coalition’s virtual meetings, support the preparation of youth leaders for Coalition meetings, create content for and manage external communications via the Coalition’s social media pages and oversee internal communication across Coalition member organizations. The NJ Opportunity Youth Coalition Graduate Intern must have strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to share information to a variety of audiences, across lines of difference, and a commitment to leveraging people power to bring about systems change.

      Responsibilities:

      • Oversee NJ OY Coalition social media accounts and online presence, including content creation and curation
      • Support the Communications Coordinator in writing content for print and web on Coalition related topics
      • Support the Communication Coordinator in management of the NJ OY Coalition website
      • Coordinate meetings, press conferences, and presentations
      • Support maintenance of current Coalition membership
      • Support expansion of Coalition membership
      • Support Policy Advocacy team in increasing the visibility of OY and NJ Opportunity Youth Coalition across the state
      • Create and disseminate social media toolkit related to digital advocacy campaign to Coalition member organizations
      • Assist in creation and dissemination of digital advocacy campaign on targeted
      • legislation via Phone2Action platform
      • Attend Coalition member events with Manager of Policy Advocacy and Community
      • Engagement
      • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Policy Advocacy and Community Engagement

      Qualifications:

      • Commitment to NOYN’s philosophy and unwavering belief that all young people can excel
      • Commitment to the belief that the people most impacted by policy should be the one’s advocating for change
      • Deeply familiar with key social media venues (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.)
      • Proficiency in MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Google Suite
      • Outstanding organization and attention to detail
      • Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines seamlessly
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Personable and approachable; able to build rapport with all stakeholders, ranging from elected officials to CBO partners to young people
      • Ability to work independently with initiative and judgment
      • Ability to work with a diverse, multicultural staff and participants
      • Ability to think strategically about how to most effectively communicate the
      • Coalition’s work and advocacy campaigns to multiple stakeholders

      Application Process: Apply online here: https://www.indeed.com/job/nj-opportunity-youth-coalition-graduate-intern-938f6e5ca7ade744

    • Date Posted: July 8, 2024

      Company Name: Saint Peter's University Hospital

      Responsibilities:

      • Provide intakes and psychosocial assessments of children and adolescents from outpatient pediatric specialties
      • Provide counseling to children, individuals and families with special needs children
      • Meet with interdisciplinary team members for the purpose of consultation, collaboration and identification of patients requiring further evaluation, development or implementation of discharge plans or complex psychosocial issues
      • Provide coordination of care and document clearly, concisely and relevantly in EHR
      • Work with Interdisciplinary team members, patients, families and/or formal/informal support system to develop and/or contribute to a care plan appropriate for the patient
      • Educate patients and family members
      • Maintain effective collaborate communication with interdisciplinary team members
      • Develop and maintain community relations
      • Develop and facilitate children’s and adolescents support groups/social skills groups

      Qualifications:

      • MSW from accredited Graduate School of Social Work.
      • NJ Social Work License: LCSW or LSW.
      • NPI and Medical Non Billing Provider Number are required; the application should be submitted to the State within the first 30 days of employment.
      • Previous hospital experience preferred.
      • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
      • Experience in medical social work/perinatal pediatrics/behavioral health/case management preferred.

      Application Process: Please send resumes with interest to hknee@saintpetersuh.co.

    • Date Posted: June 21, 2024

      Company Name: Hampton Behavioral Health Center

      Job Type: Full-Time

      Job Description: Hampton Behavioral Health Center is a private behavioral healthcare center and offers the most advanced behavioral health, diagnostic treatment services for adults, adolescents and older adults in both inpatient and outpatient programs. A commitment to excellence in diagnosis, treatment and education – these concepts are at the core of Hampton Behavioral Health Center’s mission.

      Hampton Behavioral Health Center is seeking dynamic and talented Evening Senior Assessment Coordinator to assist with patients intakes in our admissions department.  Hampton Behavioral Health Center is a private behavioral healthcare center and offers the most advanced behavioral health, diagnostic treatment services for adults, adolescents and older adults in both inpatient and outpatient programs. A commitment to excellence in diagnosis, treatment and education – these concepts are at the core of Hampton Behavioral Health Center’s mission.

      Responsibilities:

      • Coordinating with referral agencies in facilitating step down/direct transfer admissions to both our inpatient and/or outpatient continuum of care.
      • Facilitating all aspects of the assessment and admission process for patients seeking evaluation for psychiatric (with possible co-occurring substance abuse) treatment.
      • Provide a comprehensive level of care assessment for providing a recommendation for treatment within our continuum of care.
      • Provide efficient and effective handling of inquiry calls from referral sources, patients, and family members seeking treatment options.
      • Coordinating with insurance companies for authorizations of recommended treatment
      • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation.
      • Works collaboratively with the department Director and Supervisor to ensure compliance with state and facility requirements.
      • For Nurses: provide comprehensive medical evaluations for referrals, conduct nurse to nurse reports when indicated, obtain orders for admit.
      • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality.

      Benefits:

      • Challenging and rewarding work environment
      • Competitive compensation and generous paid time off
      • Excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plans
      • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
      • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
      • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
      • More information is available on our Benefits Guest Website: uhsguest.com

      Qualifications

      • Master’s degree in counseling/psychology/related field – with or without license/certification or
      • Bachelors’ degree in psychology/sociology/related field with a current New Jersey state license/certification or state crisis or intervention screening license or a current Registered Nurse (RN) license.
      • Bachelors’ degree in psychology/sociology/related field without licensing will be considered.
      • Experience in psychiatric required.
      • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
      • Significant computer skills, data entry, word processing, and spreadsheet maintenance.
      • Ability to multitask and strong organizational skills.
      • Experience with Cerner a plus.
      • Previous experience in crisis intervention preferred.

      Application Process: Apply online here: https://jobs.uhsinc.com/hampton-behavioral-health-center/jobs/263775?lang=en-us

    • Date Posted: June 21, 2024

      Job Type: Full-Time

      Location: Plainsboro, NJ

      Responsibilities:

      • Provides primary individual and family psychotherapy to patients in all phases of treatment, with broad age ranges (predominantly of adolescents and young adults) and additional comorbid diagnoses. Is sensitive to and accommodates families’ needs for sessions outside of usual business hours.
      • Completes all components of Psychosocial Assessment (if a licensed Social Worker), using data from patient, family, and treatment providers within designated time frame.
      • Coordinates the development and implementation of the multidisciplinary treatment plan and coordinates treatment plan reviews within established time frames.
      • Attends daily treatment rounds, providing input to and being receptive to input from other members of treatment team. Demonstrates ability to use treatment team consensus in expeditiously adjusting treatment plans according to needs of patient.
      • Identifies significant changes in patients’ clinical status and communicates to appropriate member(s) of treatment team.
      • Communicates effectively the essential clinical features of each case with utilization reviewers and monitors patient attendance in scheduled program and length of stay.
      • Coordinates discharge planning and communicates plan clearly to all relevant parties, including but not limited to: patient, family, Utilization Reviewer, and outpatient treatment providers.
      • Provides specialized psychotherapy groups, psychoeducation groups and Multi-family groups according to education and training.
      • Documents all therapeutic interactions, significant contacts with patient/family/other providers, therapeutic goals, and other data in concise, readable format in the electronic medical record on a timely basis, in accordance with Policies and Procedures.
      • Provides age-appropriate care as indicated by knowledge of the principle of growth and development over the lifespan, and ability to assess and interpret data relative to the patient’s age. Possesses the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to meet patients’ physical, psychological and social needs with those growth and development levels/patient populations served within the department.
      • Supports customer service and performance improvement goals of the department and hospital; collaborates with other staff, within and outside the department, to develop means of enhancing patient care and service.
      • Maintains all standards of confidentiality. Interacts professionally, respectfully and flexibly with patients, families and staff in performance of daily duties.
      • Attends scheduled staff meetings and inservices.
      • Complies with continuing education requirements of field and completes required annual competencies.
      • Participates in program educational activities and marketing activities, such as:
        • Speaking engagements
        • Writing professional articles
        • Providing inservice education
        • Cultivating new referral sources
        • Attending conferences and bringing information back to program in the form of program development, inservice education, etc.
        • Provides coverage on weekends as scheduled.
        • To provide coverage for utilization management as needed or directed.

      Qualifications:

      • Master of Arts or Science.
      • Masters Degree in social sciences preferred. Previous experience in treating eating disorders or inpatient setting.
      • Licensed or license eligible in New Jersey.

      Application Process: Apply online here: https://careers.pennmedicine.org/jobs/14356563-therapist-eating-disorders-full-time

    • Date Posted: June 21, 2024

      Company Name: Jersey Shore Adult Day Health Care Center

      Location: Monmouth County, NJ

      Responsibilities:

      • Resident assessment
      • Care planning and management
      • Counseling
      • Crisis intervention
      • Family outreach
      • Coordinating treatment plans with other community resources

      Qualifications:

      • Must have current C.S.W. or L.S.W. degree with the state of New Jersey.
      • Knowledge of social service principles and practices, including case management and counseling techniques.
      • Knowledge of medical and public health care settings and financing, working knowledge of social and health community services and resources available to seniors, disabled persons and their families.
      • Knowledge in the delivery of geriatric case management, including knowledge of the needs of geriatric population, Medicare, Medicaid, and other insurance amp; entitlement programs.

      Application Process: Please send resume with interest to Huvi Zucker at hrjs@firsthc.com.

    • Date Posted: June 14, 2024

      Company Name: Hunterdon Healthcare System

      Location: Flemington, NJ

      Job Type: Full-Time

      Job Description: Provide social work services to patients referred for social work assessment and intervention within assigned areas or programs. Provides short-term therapeutic interventions to patients and families and assists with the discharge planning and case management of hospitalized patients. Collaborates with other departments to problem-solve issues.

      Responsibilities:

      • Facilitate and/or assist in creation, carryout, and completion of appropriate discharge plan.
      • Documentation of services provided.
      • Provide emotional support to patients and families as they cope with anxiety, depression, or other issues related to their diagnosis and treatment.
      • Oncology navigation/assessment of needs.

      Qualifications:

      • Master’s degree in social work.
      • Social work license in NJ.
      • 1-2 years graduate school or post graduate social work experience in an acute care hospital, ambulatory clinic and/or home care setting.
      • Excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills.
      • (Preferred) 2-3 years post graduate clinical social work experience in an acute care hospital, ambulatory clinic and/or home care setting with at least one year of medical social work experience. 
      • (Preferred) Discharge planning.

      Application Process: Apply online here: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/hhcs/#/job/22735

    • Date posted: June 6, 2024

      Full posting

      GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

      CAI’s Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery is funded by SAMHSA and aims to increase the number of states, local governments, tribal communities, behavioral health (BH) organizations and administrators, primary care providers, clinicians, peers, families, and other stakeholders that receive training and technical assistance, resulting in reduced rates of tobacco use among individuals with mental health and/or substance use conditions. The Deputy Project Director reports to the CoE-TFR Project Director and provides day-to-day management of all project-related activities and acts as a liaison between core project partners, consultants, and vendors in facilitating the achievement of project’s goal and objectives.

      MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):

      • Provide day-to-day management, working as part of a team of staff and consultants, to develop and ensure implementation of project strategy, workplan, evaluation and communications plan.
      • Work with Project Director to manage and convene a national CoE-TFR Planning Committee, to develop and regularly update the National BH and Tobacco Use Action Plan. 
      • In partnership with the project team, planning committee, and project partners, implement and manage strategy to recruit and select states to participate in national Leadership Academies.
      • Manage and coordinate processes to develop and produce materials that support facilitation of national and state-specific Learning Academies.
      • Manage, in partnership with project coordinator, planning and logistics for all national and state-specific Leadership Academies.
      • Establish and implement systems to provide pro-active technical assistance to state teams in the development and implementation of their action plans
      • Triage and work with identified project team members and consultants to address on-demand requests for technical assistance.
      • Develop annual calendar of webinar training, and work with project team and subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop webinar content.  
      • Manage webinar planning, registration, and production using Zoom technology as well as CAI’s learning management systems.  
      • Working with the project team, and identified vendors, to establish and maintain CoE-TFR website. 
      • Work with project team, consultants, and SMEs to develop resources (job aides, best-practice guides)
      • Utilize project management database to support project team in monitoring and evaluation of key project milestones, deliverables, and to foster CQI.
      • Manage the development and implementation of annual project Communications Plan. 
      • Plan and facilitate regular meetings among the project team, consultants, and project partners.
      • Prepare meeting documents and document meeting minutes. 
      • Provide support to Project Director in monitoring budget expenditures and addressing funder reporting requirements. 
      • Perform other duties as necessary/assigned.

      MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED:

      • Master’s degree in public health, public administration, social work, or a related field or equivalent professional experience.
      • At least 3-5 years of experience in tobacco control and/or behavioral health treatment settings
      • At least five years of program management experience, including at least one year of supervisory experience.
      • Ability to establish rapport and work productively and sensitively with diverse stakeholders, community members and partners
      • Ability to identify and leverage existing resources to support achievement of initiative objectives.
      • Has applied knowledge of principles and practices of providing social services to culturally diverse populations, addressing social determinants of health, and community mobilization. 
      • Has applied knowledge of principles and practices associated with group facilitation, and the design and delivery of training and technical assistance.
      • Demonstrated capacity to analyze administrative, personnel and organizational problems and identify appropriate solutions. 
      • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing for professional and community audiences.
      • Prepare and maintain minutes, reports and records.
      • Knowledge of various word processing/computer programs, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
      • Team-player and self-starter.
      • Ability to travel nationally several times annually, and work flexible hours including evenings and occasional weekends.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

      These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Deputy Project Director’s job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Deputy Project Director’s job.

      While performing the Deputy Project Director’s responsibilities, the employee is required to talk and hear. This position requires the employee to be on-site at a CAI office. The employee is often required to sit and work at a desk for prolonged periods of time and use their hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 

      This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Deputy Project Director’s position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

      Other Requirements

      In keeping with CAI’s “safety first” approach during the COVID-19 epidemic, to ensure the health of our employees and the public whom we interact with, we are requiring all CAI employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires must show proof of at least one vaccine shot prior to their first day of work. (If someone is unable to obtain a vaccine due to a medical/disability or religious reason, they may contact CAI’s HR department; contact information will be provided as part of the interview process.) 

      Compensation

      The salary range for this position is $85,000- $90,000. CAI offers a generous benefits package including:

      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Flexible spending Account (FSA)
      • Dependent Care Account (DCA)
      • Transit Reimbursement Account
      • Life Insurance – company sponsored up to $50,000
      • Long term disability (LTD)
      • Short term disability (STD)
      • 401K retirement plan after three (3) months of employment
      • 401K company match of up to 3% of salary after the completion of one (1) year of service
      • Semi-monthly payroll, the 15th and last day of each month
      • Flexible and Hybrid work schedules
      • Ability to work fully remotely up to 3 weeks each calendar year
      • Vacation and Leave benefits:
        • 11 Holidays per year
        • 2 Personal days year
        • 12 Sick days per year
        • 10-15 Vacation days per year increasing after 4 years of service
        • 1 Cancer Screening Day per year
        • Bereavement Leave
        • Jury Duty Leave
    • RWJBH Trinitas Regional Medical Center
      Elizabeth, NJ

      Date posted: June 6, 2024
       
      Full-Time
      Mon-Fri 8a-4p
       
      Job Overview:
      The Mental Health Clinician provides school-based, direct, short-term mental health counseling to students and families to address, prevent, and educate about issues that impede social, emotional, academic, or physical development. Clinical supervision is provided.
       
      Qualifications:
      Required:

      • MSW, MS or MA in Counseling, Psychology or related field

      Preferred:

      • Bilingual in English and Spanish
      • Minimum one year working with children/adolescents or youth and families

       
      Application Link: https://www.rwjbarnabashealthcareers.org/job/mental-health-clinician-yes-jefferson-grant-behavioral-mental-health-elizabeth-nj-163-0000152744/

    • Position Summary

      Provide social work services to patients referred for social work assessment and intervention within assigned areas or programs. Provides short-term therapeutic interventions to patients and families and assists with the discharge planning and case management of hospitalized patients. Collaborates with other departments to problem-solve issues. 

      Primary Position Responsibilities

      1. Facilitate and/or assist in creation, carryout, and completion of appropriate discharge plan.

      2. Documentation of services provided.

      3. Provide emotional support to patients and families as they cope with anxiety, depression, or other issues related to their diagnosis and treatment.

      4. Oncology Navigation/Assessment of needs.

      Qualifications

      Minimum Education:

      Required:

      • Master’s Degree in Social Work

      Preferred:

      • None

      View full posting here

    • This is a fully remote part-time position for a small mental health practice based in New Jersey.

      Title:  Office Manager
       

      Date posted: June 1, 2024

      Responsibilities

      • Working with Medical Insurance Companies to check on benefits for clients
      • Submitting bills for clients to the State
      • Reconciling insurance amounts paid with claims submitted.
      • Collecting co-pays from clients
      • Troubleshooting issues related billing and general smooth running of the business
      • Other general office duties of sending out letters to various organizations.
      • Send out weekly reminders to clients regarding sessions
      • Any other tasks related to operations that the Director requires
      • Assisting with the tasks related to the agency's Annual Conference.

      Qualifications

      • Strong communication skills
      • Strong ability to multitask
      • Ability to make phone calls during regular work hours
      • Detail-oriented
      • Organized

      Job Type:  Part-time

      Experience:  Administrative: 1 year (Required)

      Language:  Spanish (Preferred)

      Work Location: Remote

      Resume and Cover Letters or Emails should be sent to:  wecare4uifs@gmail.com AND jacruz31@gmail.com

    • The Assertive Community Treatment program serves youth ages 5-20 in Atlantic and Cape May Counties.  The Program provides intensive and immediate access to treatment services and supports in youth and family’s home and community. A multidisciplinary mobile team is tailored to each youth and their family and through a family centered approach will focus on crisis stabilization and assisting the youth with improving functioning and symptomology of mental health and emotional concerns. Interventions will assist with enhancing family functioning and overall stability in the family home.  

      Date posted: June 12, 2024

      1. Assistant Director
      2. Peer Support Partner
      3. Occupational Therapist
      4. Clinician

      View all postings here

    • Date Posted: June 6, 2024

      Overview:

      Successful Care Managers work with children and families utilizing a strength-based team approach (Wrap-around model) to ensure the family’s needs are addressed and met. Care managers have excellent listening skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills. Time management skills are essential as is maturity and the ability to be flexible, approachable and accessible.

      **All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, disability status, protected, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

      Responsibilities:

      Essential Functions:

      • Review referral information and all assessments prior to the initial meeting with the child and family.
      • Participate in the initial meeting with the child and family to gather additional information, to orient the family to the ISP (Individualized Service Plan) process and wraparound philosophy, to establish a relationship with the child and family, to identify additional team members for the Child/Family Team, and to develop a crisis plan with the family. 
      • Responsible for the coordination and facilitation of all team meetings.
      • Link the child and family to services identified in the crisis plan and ISP and revise as necessary.
      • Meet with the children and families in their home, in community-based arenas, or in the office to support ISP goals and objectives at least two times each month.
      • Ensure that all community resources are exhausted before pursuing out-of-home treatment. When out of home treatment is determined to be the least restrictive treatment to meet the youth’s needs, completes out of home referral, downloads documents to CYBER, maintains the youth on YouthLink, maintains communication with the Specialty Residential Treatment Unit, facilitates scheduling and attends meet and greet meetings with the family and potential providers and attends admission to out of home treatment. Reviews Joint Care Review Plans.
      • Document all contacts, interventions and status updates in CYBER weekly.
      • Provide on-call crisis management coverage as scheduled.
      • Maintain regular contact with families and wraparound service providers to verify provision of authorized services, to receive feedback regarding progress toward goals, and to support positive collaboration.
      • Completes Strengths and Needs (SNA) initial certification and recertification on an annual basis.
      • Ensure that formal services are transitioned to sustainable community-based interventions when deemed appropriate based on the strengths and needs of the youth and in a timely manner.
      • Attend all court meetings/reviews as necessary.
      • Complete flex fund requests and referrals in a timely manner.
      • Complete discharge/transfer ISPs within 3 days of final CFT meeting.
      • Meet with the Care Manager Supervisor on a regular basis to provide outcome status update on all assigned youth and families, to obtain guidance on care management, to identify barriers to service implementation, and to inform of any change in service plan.
      • Identify new formal/informal community resources and provide this information to the Community Resource Manager.
      • Identify gaps in formal services and provides this information to the Care Manager Supervisor and/or Community Resource Manager.
      • Attend relevant meetings, team meetings, in-service training and conferences as scheduled.
      • Maintain child and family confidentiality when interacting with co-workers and the community. Written consents are obtained prior to releasing any information.
      • Report all accidents and incidents observed during work shift in accordance with CMO procedures (  fill out UIR report, Universal Incident Report).
      • Adhere to all child abuse and neglect mandated standards.
      • Build and maintain effective working relationships with staff members.
      • Build and maintain effective relationships with youth/families, provider agencies and the community at large.

      Requirements:

      Required Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling  or related field required. 
      • At least one year of related experience working with children or providing care management services.

      View full posting here

    • Date posted: June 11, 2024

      • Lifesharing / Family Living Specialist | Lancaster & Lebanon
      • Program Director | Lancaster & Williamsport
      • Program Manager | Bethlehem, Bloomsburg, Lancaster & Lebanon
      • Program Supervisor | Bethlehem, Bloomsburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, Leola, Lititz, Lock Haven, Millersville, Red Lion, Williamsport, & Willow Street
      • Residential Supervisor | Lancaster

      We are also featuring our Administration opportunities. We are looking for those who have a desire to provide the highest level of customer service while ensuring those in our care receive the highest level of quality services. Below is list of current administrative positions:

      • Client Experience Ambassador II | Lancaster & Williamsport
      • Call Center Specialist | Lancaster

      Postings can be found here

    • Date posted: June 6, 2024

      Position Title: Deputy Project Director, Center of Excellence for Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI)        

      Reports To:  Project Director, CoE-PHI 
      Employee Status: Full Time, Exempt           

      Location/Office:  New York City (CAI has a hybrid work schedule of working 2 days in the office and 3 days remote.)                        

      Full posting

      GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Reporting to the Project Director, Center of Excellence for Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the Deputy Project Director, CoE-PHI will provide direction and day-to-day management for all activities associated with achievement of CoE-PHI goal and objectives, funded by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), established to provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to improve understanding and application of health privacy laws (e.g., HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, and FERPA) as they apply to the provision of behavioral health and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services among health professionals and administrators, state and local agencies, school professionals, and patients, families and communities. 

      MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):

      • Manage the activities of a multi-disciplinary team of subject matter and technical experts in achievement of all project goals and deliverables. 
      • Support cultivation and maintenance of relationships with the project funder (SAMHSA), National Advisory Group member organizations, and other federal agencies and federally-funded TTA centers.
      • Manage, in partnership with project team, consultants and partners, in the development and facilitation of national and regional training provided virtually and in-person.
      • Manage the delivery, and as appropriate, provide technical assistance to improve understanding and application of federal/state privacy laws in practice.
      • Manage the development of new, and updating of existing, resources.
      • Support the development and implementation of a set of activities, training, technical assistance and/or resources to address project strategic priorities as follows:
        • Build skill of front-line and paraprofessional staff to introduce concepts of privacy during encounters with patients receiving behavioral healthcare services. 
        • Increase understanding of relevant health privacy laws for patients with behavioral health conditions and their families
        • Improve ability of school-health professionals to practically apply relevant privacy regulation and law in the delivery of school-based behavioral health services.
      • Ensure all training, technical assistance, resources, and communications use plain language standards, is tailored for audience and context, is culturally relevant, actionable, and addresses known disparities. 
      • Partner with CAI communications team in the development and implementation of project-specific communications plan that improve access to project resources and offerings.
      • Provide oversight for the maintenance and regular updating of the CoE-PHI Website.
      • In partnership with evaluation analyst, provide oversight for all evaluation data collection and reporting processes in accordance with SAMHSA SPARS standards. 
      • Facilitate ongoing review and use of project and other data to monitor project outcomes and improve.
      • Represent, as identified, CAI at national conferences, expert convenings, and meetings to further achievement of CAI strategic goals .
      • Support activities involving reporting to the project’s funder (SAMHSA) including ongoing data submission, monthly programmatic updates and annual reports.  
      • Manage event planning for meetings with project partners and presentations at conferences and other national events.  
      • Oversee annual project budget and budgeting process on an ongoing and proactive basis.
      • Other duties as assigned.

      MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED:

      • Master’s degree in social work or other related behavioral health field, public health, public policy/administration (with a specific focus on behavioral health/substance use), education, community engagement, or a related field or equivalent professional experience. 
      • At least five years of experience managing/directing a program/project team. 
      • Knowledge of the system of care delivery of behavioral health/substance use treatment services.
      • Ability to work respectfully and productively with multi-disciplinary teams to achieve project objectives.
      • Ability to establish rapport and work productively and sensitively with diverse stakeholders, community members, and partners. 
      • Capacity to utilize various word processing/computer programs, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc. 
      • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing for professional and community audiences. 
      • Team player and self-starter. 
      • The position requires occasional overnight travel (approximately 5-6 times per year) and occasional evening and weekend work.

      PREFERRED:

      • An understanding of the principles of regulatory and compliance requirements in the delivery of healthcare
      • Has experience designing and providing training and/or technical assistance to public health and/or healthcare providers
      • Has successfully applied knowledge of principles and practices of providing social services to culturally diverse populations and addressing social determinants of health.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

      These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Deputy Project Director’s job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Deputy Project Director’s job.

      While performing the Deputy Project Director’s responsibilities, the employee is required to talk and hear. This position requires the employee to be on-site at a CAI office. The employee is often required to sit and work at a desk for prolonged periods of time and use their hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times and set-up of training materials and resources. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 

      This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Deputy Project Director’s position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

      Other Requirements

      In keeping with CAI’s “safety first” approach during the COVID-19 epidemic, to ensure the health of our employees and the public whom we interact with, we are requiring all CAI employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires must show proof of at least one vaccine shot prior to their first day of work. (If someone is unable to obtain a vaccine due to a medical/disability or religious reason, they may contact CAI’s HR department; contact information will be provided as part of the interview process.) 

      Compensation

      The salary range for this position is $80,000- $90,000. CAI offers a generous benefits package including:

      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Flexible spending Account (FSA)
      • Dependent Care Account (DCA)
      • Transit Reimbursement Account
      • Life Insurance – company sponsored up to $50,000
      • Long term disability (LTD)
      • Short term disability (STD)
      • 401K retirement plan after three (3) months of employment
      • 401K company match of up to 3% of salary after the completion of one (1) year of service
      • Semi-monthly payroll, the 15th and last day of each month
      • Flexible and Hybrid work schedules
      • Ability to work fully remotely up to 3 weeks each calendar year
      • Vacation and Leave benefits:
        • 11 Holidays per year
        • 2 Personal days year
        • 12 Sick days per year
        • 10-15 Vacation days per year increasing after 4 years of service
        • 1 Cancer Screening Day per year
        • Bereavement Leave
        • Jury Duty Leave
    • Date Posted: May 15, 2024

      Company Name: Anchor Therapy, LLC

      Location: Hoboken, NJ (hybrid possible)

      Job Type: Full-Time or Part-Time options available

      Job Description: We are currently seeking a licensed psychotherapist (experienced in couples counseling) to join our team and contribute to our mission of providing excellent mental health care.

      Qualifications:

      • Current State of New Jersey license as a LCSW, LPC, LMFT, LSW, LAC, PsyD, or PhD.
      • Mandatory 15 clinical hours minimum per week.
      • Available to work nights and/or weekends.
      • 2 years of counseling experience.
      • Experience in couples counseling.

      Benefits:

      • Competitive pay ($70-$100 per clinical hour).
      • Health insurance.
      • 401k with company contribution.
      • Professional development opportunities.
      • Provisionally Licensed Therapists (LAC, LSW) will be paid out at a lower rate based on their experience.

      Application Process: Apply online here: https://www.anchortherapy.org/careers-counseling-job-position.

    • Date Posted: May 15, 2024

      Company Name: Complete Care

      Location: Shorrock and Bey Lea Centers

      Responsibilities

      • Help to identify resident’s psychosocial, mental, and emotional needs.
      • Complete Social History and Psychosocial assessment of residents.
      • Work with interdisciplinary team to promote and protect resident’s rights.
      • Prevent and address resident abuse as mandated by law and professional licensure.
      • Other duties as assigned by Director of Social Services and Administrator.

      Qualifications

      • Must have LSW or CSW.
      • Previous long term care experience is preferred.
      • Ability to work independently or part of a group.
      • Computer knowledge.
      • Ability to build and maintain rapport with residents and peers.  

      Benefits

      • Full-Time for Shorrock Center; Part-Time for Bey Lea Center
      • Daily pay option
      • Health, dental, vision and PTO for full-time employees
      • Opportunities for advancement

      Application Process: Please send resume with interest to Abondiskey@completecaremgmt.com

    • Date Posted: May 15, 2024

      Company Name: Atlantic Health System

      Job Description: The Care Coordination Social Worker (MSW) works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians as part of the Care Coordination program to provide high quality, outcome-based, patient-centered care and address the social determinants of health to support safe transitions of care across the continuum for patients and families throughout Atlantic Health System.

      Responsibilities:

      • Support high-cost/high-risk patients to address barriers to care and navigation challenges across the care continuum by prioritizing health and SDOH needs, addressing gaps in internal and external resources, and sustainable connections to medical homes and sustainable social supports to improve the patient experience, achieve better health outcomes, decrease avoidable cost and utilization, and increase the utilization of preventative care and healthy behaviors to improve health.
      • Provide psychosocial assessment, sustainable care transitions, and structured support to help address social and economic barriers to positive health outcomes and empower patients to set and achieve their individualized health goals. Apply best practice interventions based upon care standards and referral and linkage to services to ensure behavioral and psychosocial needs are addressed, including but not limited to: social needs, financial stressors, difficulty coping, behavioral health concerns or substance misuse, abuse and neglect, interpersonal violence, homelessness, functional decline, frequent ED visits or hospitalization, need for long-term care planning, etc.
      • Maintain best practices, process systems, and key performance metrics to provide effective outcome-based, patient-centered care with a focus on culturally-sensitive and inclusive interventions, equitable access to care, and reduction in health disparities. Conduct psychosocial assessment, social determinants of health screening and referral, and develop a plan of care in alignment with individual needs, values, and goals of the patient. Provide individual telephonic/virtual support and counseling to patients, using appropriate therapeutic techniques and evidence-based theories to guide patients toward healthy coping, self-management, and overall wellness. Maintain accurate and timely referral response, assessment, intervention, and documentation, according to department workflow and policy.
      • Ensure ongoing collaboration and communication with the larger interdisciplinary Care Coordination team, AHS/ACO practices, providers, and care team members to comprehensively address evolving psychosocial needs, medical needs, and plan of care. Maintain a current knowledge base of community agencies and key contacts and assist with patient advocacy, navigation, and engagement with sustainable medical, social, insurance and benefit systems. 
      • Regularly attend and actively participate in assigned intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary forums, administrative meetings, staff meetings, supervisory sessions, and in-service training. Provide consultative support for department community health workers through education, training and one to one case oversight. Annually participate in a minimum of 3 educational programs on topics relevant to practice area.  
      • Other tasks as required by manager, director, or leadership.

      Qualifications

      • MSW from an accredited school of social work. 
      • NJ LSW or LCSW required. 
      • Previous medical hospital social work and grant experience strongly preferred.
      • Maintains current knowledge of trends and advances in clinical practice and healthcare informatics, as well as new developments and innovations in hardware and software technology. 
      • Demonstrated initiative, problem identification, resolution and analytical skills are essential, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

      Application Process: Apply online here: https://erqh.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/8052

    • Date Posted: May 15, 2024

      Company Name: Leading Light Counseling and Consulting

      Job Description: Leading Light Counseling and Consulting seeking a new Team Member who is a skilled Masters Level Clinician to work remotely providing telehealth services. (In person services in our Point Pleasant, NJ location possible for right fit).

        Qualifications

        • Must have a Masters Degree is a counseling specific field.
        • Must be licensed (ex. LSW, LAC).
        • Must be licensed by the state of NJ.
        • The ideal candidate can excel both in an independent and team setting
        • At least 1 years of prior clinical experience (clinical internship may be acceptable)
        • Ability to maintain a caseload of at least 15 clients per week
        • Excellent communication and documentation skills
        • Ability to utilize a telehealth platform and provide counseling via online
        • A consistent, positive, and creative work ethic.
        • Experience working with couples, families and or children/adolescents a bonus.
        • Experience and or interest in utilizing creative art practices in therapy services with clients a bonus.

        Benefits

        • Join a dedicated, supportive, creative, professional and down to earth team of Clinicians
        • Caseload and scheduling flexibility
        • Electronic Health Record System
        • Steady stream of referrals
        • Competitive compensation with unlimited room for additional financial growth opportunities such as program and service development, implementation and facilitation (ex. Special projects, groups, workshops etc.)
        • Retirement plan available
        • Professional Development stipend available
        • Technology stipend for those providing telehealth services available
        • Weekly clinical supervision by a certified clinical supervisor
        • Room for professional growth

        Application Process: Apply online here: https://www.leadinglightcounselingnj.com/contact

      • Date Posted: May 15, 2024

        Company Name: Community Services Group (CSG)

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      • Date Posted: May 7, 2024

        Company NameUnchained at Last

        Unchained At Last, the survivor-led nonprofit at the helm of the national movement to end forced and child marriage in the United States, seeks another Social Worker to support women, girls and others as they avoid, escape from and rebuild their lives after forced marriage.

        WARNING: Apply for this position only if you want a deeply meaningful, adventure-filled job that makes all your friends jealous.

        Job Description: Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Client Services (who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker), Unchained’s Social Workers work closely with survivors – mostly adult women but also girls, LGBTQ individuals and others – who seek to avoid or escape forced marriage and rebuild their lives. Each Social Worker gets the opportunity to:

        • Conduct intakes;
        • Create and implement escape plans;
        • Advocate for survivors’ needs and connect them with crucial resources;
        • Provide ongoing emotional support and supportive counseling to survivors;
        • Facilitate support groups;
        • Support survivors who choose to become advocates;
        • Coordinate Unchained’s team of volunteers; and
        • Plan an annual client retreat.

        Qualifications: You might be a good fit for this position if you:

        • Hold a Master of Social Work degree;
        • Have at least five years of professional experience providing services to trauma survivors;
        • Are endlessly compassionate, patient and nonjudgmental, but also a bit of a badass;
        • Are ridiculously organized; and
        • Feel passionately about Unchained’s mission.

        BONUS QUALIFICATIONS:

        Make sure to note in your application if you:

        • Are a survivor of a forced marriage; and/or
        • You are fluent in Arabic.

        NOTE: An internal study at HP found women applied for a promotion only if they met 100 percent of the qualifications, while men applied if they met 60 percent. Regardless of your gender, if you are excited about this job, GO FOR IT — even if you do not meet 100 percent of the qualifications.

        Salary/Benefits:

        The compensation package for this position includes:

        • Salary of $82,000;
        • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match;
        • High-quality health insurance;
        • Dental insurance;
        • Vision insurance;
        • Life insurance;
        • Flexible Spending Account so you can pay certain health and commuter costs pre-tax;
        • Mostly remote work (in the office once or twice each month plus occasional travel to meet clients in the field);
        • Generous paid time off, including parental leave;
        • Solid work-life balance (the workday ends at 5:00 p.m. — and earlier on Fridays — except in emergencies);
        • Clinical supervision;
        • Monthly art therapy sessions with the Unchained team; and
        • United Nations grounds pass.

        Location: Hybrid: Mostly remote. In the office once or twice each month.

        Please do not apply unless you live within commuting distance of Unchained’s office in Northern New Jersey (less than a 40-minute train ride from New York City).

        Application Process: Please view the full posting here for details on how to apply. 

      • Date Posted: May 6, 2024

        Company Name: Bayonne Community Mental Health Center

        Job Description: The Licensed Social Worker works with the substance-use co-occurring outpatient program which includes IOP and OP levels of care. The LSW conducts intake assessments for new clients in the EMR, as well as NJSAMS, and facilitates group and individual sessions. Students of ACT program are encouraged to apply.

        Qualifications:

        • Master's in Social Work
        • Experience working in the field of Addictions
        • NJ Licensed Social Worker (LSW)
        • LCSW (preferred)
        • LCADC (preferred)

        Responsibilities:

        • Designs and implements treatment plans.
        • Evaluates and documents patient outcomes.
        • Work closely with supervisor to implement and design the Addictions Program.
        • Work closely with supervisor on the execution of deliverable of services.
        • Maintain an active caseload.
        • Collaborates with referral sources.
        • Discharge planning.
        • Clinical team meetings.

        Benefits:

        • Paid Time Off (PTO)
        • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
        • Dental and Vision Insurance
        • Retirement Plans
        • Short & Long Term Disability
        • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Wellness Programs
        • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)
        • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

        Application Process: Please send your resume with interest to Michael.Santillan@rwjbh.org.

      • Date Posted: May 6, 2024

        Company Name: Phoenix Psychotherapy

        Qualifications:

        • Licensed in NJ (LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC).
        • Willing to work in our Englishtown office as well as virtual.
        • Open to working with children and teens (ages 6+ required).
        • Available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week.

        Application Process: Please send resume with interest to katie@phoenixpsychotherapyllc.com.

      • Date Posted: May 6, 2024

        Company Name: Federation Housing, Inc.

        Job Description: Service Coordinators work in collaboration with Property Managers to provide the necessary combination of services and supports to assist frail, elderly residents to remain independent, in their own residence in the community and avoid unnecessary institutionalization. This is accomplished by providing a variety of service coordination supports including advocacy and assistance to access and coordinate referrals to community based services and a variety of entitlement programs and facilitate successful utilization. Together with Property Managers, they assist residents to maintain their quality of life while maintaining stable occupancy standards necessary to uphold their lease and remain independent in the community.

        Responsibilities:

        • Meet with tenant applications to assess their need and eligibility for supportive services.
        • Conduct appropriate outreach to identity residents with service needs.
        • Evaluate resident needs annually, at minimum, for supportive services on a case by case basis and make appropriate referrals, if needed and eligibility, to community based agencies.
        • Monitor ongoing services provided by community based agencies.
        • Report to the Social Services Manager and collaborate in partnership with the Property Manager to assist residents and coordinate service delivery as directed.
        • Maintain professional standards and practices and all HIPAA standards and confidentiality practices with regard to sharing protected resident information both verbal and written.
        • Establish and maintain positive relationships with all local community agencies, service providers, housekeeping/homemaker services, mental health and medical organizations and independent professionals and other organizations assisting residents.
        • Maintain accurate, up-to-date and properly stored, confidential records in a file cabinet, and reports regarding services provided to residents.
        • When necessary, may provide preliminary investigation of incidents and well documented violation reports that comply with policies and procedures and confidential records requirements.
        • Maintain spreadsheet and statistical records regarding variable characteristics of at risk residents as directed.
        • With prior approval of the Social Services Manager and Property Manager, provides on-site communication with residents at general meetings, through newsletters, bulletin boards, flyers, and events posters.
        • Assist residents in developing and maintaining informal supports networks with others.
        • Provides guidance and support to elected officials of the Resident Association with regard to their roles, functions and Association objectives.
        • Performs other related professional duties as required to assist the agency and the residents served as determined and directed by the Social Services Manager.

        Qualifications:

        A Bachelor's of Social Work (BSW) or related Human Service degree with a minimum of 2 years of related experience working with older adults and knowledge of community human service resources is preferred. Applicants must relate well to older adults and families and possess the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Strong advocacy and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities are essential. Individuals without college degrees who can document other relevant and appropriate training and successful experience in working with older adults, their families and community resources, may be considered for employment.

        Application Process: Apply online here: Please send resume with interest to alyssa.mcmahon@federationhousing.org.

      • Date Posted: May 2, 2024

        Company Name: Osborn Family Health Center

        Job Description: The Behavioral Health Specialist integrates counseling services in an ambulatory patient care setting.

        Responsibilities:

        • Demonstrates the mission, vision, and values of Osborn Family Health Center in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
        • Serves as a patient advocate in direct interactions with the patient, care team, and community partners.
        • Accurately documents appropriate behavioral health assessments, interventions, and actions to achieve patient goals.
        • Follows the DSM5 guidelines for practice in accordance with coding and billing.
        • Uses evidence based screening tools for mental health screening.
        • Provides the most up to date community resources utilizing technology and resource guides that are culturally sensitive and appropriate to the literacy level of the patient.
        • Identifies as a professional social worker and conducts oneself accordingly as is evidenced in demeanor in behavior, appearance, and communication.
        • Utilizes supervision and education opportunities, to engage in career long learning.
        • Practices personal reflection and self-correction to assure continual professional development and awareness of professional roles and boundaries.
        • Recognizes and manages personal values guided by National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics to apply strategies of ethical reasoning in resolving problems.
        • Provides leadership in promoting sustainable changes in service delivery and practice to improve the quality of social services and the health care center services.
        • Assists provider with care of patients by utilizing the Brief Intervention Care Model and by providing timely feedback regarding social work consultations while developing strong professional relationships.
        • Actively participates in departmental meetings, committees, teams, huddles, and assists in quality improvement activities.
        • Promptly and accurately responds to any type of patient inquiry and uses effective problem solving strategies for patient satisfaction.
        • Maintains strict HIPPA compliance at all times according to Osborn Family Health Center policy.
        • Responds to families, visitors, and staff in a sensitive empathetic manner.
        • Cultivates positive relationships with all patients, customers, guests, and members of the care team.
        • Assists with any additional duties as needed or as directed by the Leadership team.

        Qualifications:

        • Master's in Social Work and 2 years' experience in mental health field preferred.
        • Must have experience in providing behavioral health services and have knowledge of a wide range of therapeutic interventions appropriate for adults and children, understanding implications of poverty, literacy levels, culture, and language is required.
        • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, patients, hospital departments, organizations and the public.
        • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
        • Ability to counsel patients and families.
        • Knowledge of basic computer skills.
        • Must be able to work under supervision of LCSW and independently at times and have knowledge in multiple medical disciplines.

        Application Process: Please send resume with interest to DBokas@osbornfhc.org.

      • Date Posted: May 1, 2024

        Company Name: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

        Job Type: Part Time

        Job Description: We are seeking a Student Assistant for the Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance Office. Reporting to the Director of the Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) Office at RBHS, the Student Assistant is responsible for providing administrative assistance to VPVA staff and supporting programming related to survivor support programming and violence prevention education.

        This position is grant-funded for a commitment of 20 hours per week and the student needs to be enrolled in Rutgers University for the duration of the appointment. VPVA is looking for someone with knowledge and comfort in discussing interpersonal violence and will lead engagement, educational, and advocacy activities for their peers. The student assistant will serve as a liaison between the VPVA office and the student population.

        Responsibilities:

        • Assists with organizing and promoting awareness programs.
        • Provides general information regarding VPVA services to RBHS members at events and meetings. Assists in recruiting for and coordinating the VPVA volunteer program.
        • Designs content and graphics for educational materials and social media.
        • Attends weekly team meetings. 

        Qualifications:

        • Must be a current Rutgers student with appropriate training in health sciences, psychology, social work, or education.
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
        • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
        • Experienced with all Social Media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
        • Preferred Qualifications    
        • Comfort with public speaking or peer education.
        • Interest in violence prevention and intervention methods.
        • Credential Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree.

        Application Process: Apply online here: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/225165

      • Date Posted: May 1, 2024

        Company Name: Cooperative Counseling Services

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