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   CURRENT JOB OPENINGS IN PHILADELPHIA

Corporate

 

Part Time Payroll & Benefits Assistant

The Payroll and Benefits Assistant is responsible to assist in providing management of the payroll and benefit functions corporate- wide.  Requirements: Associate’s Degree or higher from an accredited college/university or High School Diploma with additional experience. ADP software experience a must. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Possess a valid driver's license. At least two (2) years related payroll processing. Benefit Administration experience helpful. 

 

Agency Recruiter

The Agency Recruiter is responsible for all facets of employee recruitment and retention throughout Wordsworth.   The Agency Recruiter is an integral part of the HR department and contributes to the organization success by promoting recruitment and retention practices to support competitive positioning in the marketplace. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.PHRcertification desirable. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Possess a valid driver’s license.  At least two (2) years related recruitment or generalist experience in human resources desired. Related experience will be considered. 

Quality Outcomes Specialist

The Quality Outcomes Specialist contributes to the effective implementation of the Wordsworth quality plan through compliance identification and evaluation, staff training and providing overall support throughout the quality implementation process.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to compliance identification and evaluation; conducting quality assurance/compliance training; attend department and staff meeting, participate in Quality Improvement Committee initiatives.  Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree in clinical health care, or business with emphasis on performance improvement or compliance preferred. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances.  Minimum 2 years related work experience in healthcare or nonprofit social service organizations preferred. Minimum 2 years’ in performance improvement and or compliance-ethics experience with internal audit experiences.

Senior Systems Analyst

Under direction of the Director of Information Technology, provides technical and application support forWordsworthfinancial/billing, Human Resources, Training and other systems. Provides user training and support, interface design and setup, application maintenance, report writing, database setup and data analysis and special projects for billing system and other applications. Provides support to Information Technology Department for various additional tasks, such as inventory maintenance,HelpdeskSupport and special projects. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance, Information Systems, Management of Information or related field.  Must have 3 to 5 years experience working in an automated Accounting environment.  Experience using Electronic Health Records strongly preferred.  Experience with Credible Behavioral Health Software strongly preferred.

 

Regulatory Specialist

The Corporate Regulatory Specialist contributes to the effective implementation of the Wordsworth Corporate Compliance Plan through compliance identification, evaluation, and maintenance.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to HIPAA compliance and evaluation; preparing the agency for accreditation reviews and maintain compliance with COA and TJC accreditation standards, managing agency contracts and business associate agreements, developing agency policies, and participate in quality improvement initiatives.  Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree in clinical health care, or business with emphasis on performance improvement or compliance preferred. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with allWordsworthpolicies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances.  Minimum 3 years related quality improvement, process improvement, and outcomes driven work experience required. Experience managing contracts and writing policies preferred. Experience in education or behavioral healthcare systems preferred. Experience with accreditation preferred. Knowledge of data analysis and six sigma methodologies preferred. 


 

 

 

Community Based Services

 

Family First Services

Certification Specialist - P/T

The Certification Specialist actively partners with prospective Resource Parents to obtain full certification and licensure of the Resource Home.  This includes interviews, home studies, tracking, and follow-up on training and paperwork completion. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other human services field. At least two years experience working with children and families in the human services field.  


Out of School Time

Group Leader - P/T

The part time position of Group Leader is responsible for leading and implementing structured activities and experiences for children in a small group setting.  The Group Leader will also be responsible for the general safety, social development, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group. The Group Leader will provide high quality indoor and outdoor educational and recreational experiences for campers that focus on the Wordsworth Out of School Time Program core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility Requirements: High school diploma or General Education Diploma, 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field

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  • High school diploma or General Education Diploma, 15 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field AND one (1) year experience with children

 

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High school diploma or General Education Diploma and two (2) years’ experience with children



STS

No openings


BHRS

Director, BHRS

Responsible for the clinical and administrative supervision and oversight of Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services program. Responsible for the monitoring and development of organizational program systems and procedures to shift and promote fiscal stability and growth. The Program Director manages and coordinates all activities and operations of the program in accordance with Wordsworth’s policies and county/state regulations.  This position partners with the Executive Director to achieve the priorities of the program and meet all stakeholder requirements.  Requirements: A licensed mental health clinician, including psychiatrist, psychologists, licensed professional counselors (LPC), and licensed clinical social workers (LCSW).If not licensed as defined above, must meet criteria for all of the following items:

Master’s Degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline, such as Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Creative Arts Therapy, and Marriage and Family Therapy. Master’s degree must include clinical coursework in the foundations of psychotherapy, behavioral health and the provision of mental health services (i.e. individual, group and family therapy, abnormal psychology, psychopathology, cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic therapy, crisis counseling, assessment, child development, personality theory, psychotherapy, clinical practicum.) Other courses may count as determined by review of transcript/syllabi. In order for a degree to count as a mental health degree, the degree must contain at least twelve (12) credit hours in core behavioral health coursework as defined above.  No more than three (3) of these twelve (12) credit hours can be derived from a supervised clinical mental health practicum experience (teaching/education/other non-clinical practicum experiences will not count.)   Courses such as statistics, program and policy development, and program administration, will not be counted as behavioral health course because they do not include instruction in the direct provision of mental health services.  If coursework is part of medical degree, there must be clear evidence that the course was directly related to the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders rather than medical conditions.  Appropriate medical degrees/training will include substantial training in mental health disorders; medical degrees that are behavioral health-related usually include a residency in psychiatry.  At least five (5) years verified post-Master’s experience providing mental health treatment including psychotherapy, counseling and assessment, at  least two (2) years of which must include supervision of employees.

 

Licensed Behavior Specialist Consultant BSC (Bilingual: English/Spanish Speaking Candidates)

Provide behavior consultation to children and families in settings other than a provider agency and office, including the child’s home, foster home, school, and/or other community settings.  Services provided include designing and directing the implementation of an individualized behavior plan to meet the child/adolescent and family needs.  During treatment, assess and identify behavioral goals and intervention techniques that the treatment team implements. Requirements: A licensed mental health clinician including psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed professional counselors (LPC), and/or licensed clinical social workers (LCSW). If not licensed as defined above, must meet criteria of Master’s Degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline, such as Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing, and Marriage and Family Therapy. The degree must include clinical coursework in the foundations of behavioral health and provision of mental health services, i.e. individual, group and family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, crisis counseling, abnormal psychology, psychopathology, assessment, child development, personality theory, psychotherapy lab, clinical practicum, etc. Other courses may qualify as determined by review of transcript/syllabi.  In order for a degree to count as a mental health degree, the degree must contain as least (12) credit hours in core behavioral health coursework as defined above.  No more than three of these twelve credit hours can be derived from a supervised clinical mental health practicum experience (teaching/education/other non-clinical practicum experiences will not count).  Courses such as statistics, program and policy development, and program administration, will not be counted as behavioral health courses because they do not include instruction in the direct provision of mental health services.  If coursework is part of a medical degree, there must be clear evidence that the course was directly related to the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders rather than medical conditions.  Appropriate medical degrees/training will include substantial training in mental health disorders; medical degrees that are behavioral health related usually include a residency in psychiatry. Training in behavior analysis/modification (minimum of eight (8) hours prior to hire, eight (8) hours annually thereafter). Regular/ documented clinical supervision by a licensed psychologist. Two years verified post Master’s experience providing mental health treatment to children, and at least one (1) year experience using behavior analysis/ modification techniques. Any additional education, training, or supervision requirements stipulated by the Department of Public Welfare within the Medical Assistance Bulletins.  Note:  In preparation for the DPW potentially requiring all BSCs to be certified in Applied Behavioral Analysis.  CBH will only recognize those Applied Behavioral Analysis programs that are certified and approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.  CBH will also require individual BSCs to be certified through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board once they have completed the required coursework/training.Valid Child Abuse (Act 33), Criminal History, FBI and medical clearances.Participation in and completion of all CBH mandatory in-services (must be completed within three (3) months of hire and then annually from the date of the initial training). Participation in at least ten (10) hours of documented additional in-service per year. At least one year verified post-Master’s experience providing mental health treatment including psychotherapy, counseling, and assessment with children and families.


Fee For Service TSS Worker

Provide one-to-one therapeutic support and behavioral interventions to children/adolescents in home, school and/or community settings in order to help the client achieve goals identified on their treatment plan. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in one (1) of the following disciplines: Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education, Criminal Justice, or other Human Service field. “Other” Bachelor’s degrees will require 1 year of verified full-time paid experience working in direct care with children and/or adolescents. Or AA degree or 60 credits toward a bachelor’s degree in a human service field with 3 years of verified paid work experience in direct service to children/adolescents. Or a Licensed Registered Nurse with 1 year of verified paid work experience in direct service to children/adolescents. A practicum cannot be counted as work. Full time work includes working in MH, MR, early intervention, children and youth, juvenile justice, education, drug and alcohol, daycare or health systems. 1 or 3 year(s) full-time paid experience working in direct contact with children/adolescents is preferred (or required, depending on degree – see above).


Mobile Therapist MT

Provide intensive therapeutic services to children and families in a setting in the form of assessments, individual, group, and family therapy utilizing CASSP principles.  Services are provided in an environment other than a provider agency or office; Therapy is provided in the home, foster home, and other community settings.  Work with a multidisciplinary team to ensure ongoing communication of treatment effectiveness.  Requirments: A licensed mental health clinician including psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed professional counselors (LPC), and/or licensed clinical social workers (LCSW). If not licensed as defined above, must meet criteria of Master’s Degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline, such as Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing, and Marriage and Family Therapy. The degree must include clinical coursework in the foundations of behavioral health and provision of mental health services, i.e. individual, group and family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, crisis counseling, abnormal psychology, psychopathology, assessment, child development, personality theory, psychotherapy lab, clinical practicum, etc. Other courses may qualify as determined by review of transcript/syllabi.  In order for a degree to count as a mental health degree, the degree must contain as least (12) credit hours in core behavioral health coursework as defined above.  No more than three of these twelve credit hours can be derived from a supervised clinical mental health practicum experience (teaching/education/other non-clinical practicum experiences will not count).  Courses such as statistics, program and policy development, and program administration, will not be counted as behavioral health courses because they do not include instruction in the direct provision of mental health services.  If coursework is part of a medical degree, there must be clear evidence that the course was directly related to the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders rather than medical conditions.  Appropriate medical degrees/training will include substantial training in mental health disorders; medical degrees that are behavioral health related usually include a residency in psychiatry.  Mobile therapists must have formal training in the provision of psychotherapy. At least one year verified post Masters experience providing psychotherapy/counseling to children. Regular documented clinical supervision from a supervisor meeting the criteria for Clinical Supervisor. Any additional education, training, or supervision requirements stipulated by the Department of Public Welfare within Medical Assistance Bulletins. Valid Child Abuse (Act 33), Criminal History, FBI and medical clearances; all other clearances required by agency and/or contract. Participation in and completion of all CBH mandatory in-services (must be completed within three (3) months of hire and then annually from the date of the initial training). At least one (1) years verified post-Master’s experience providing mental health treatment including psychotherapy, counseling, and assessment with children and families.

MST

No openings   

FAMILY BASED SERVICES

No Openings

CUA 


CUA 5 Intake Supervisor

The CUA Intake Supervisor is responsible for providing direct supervision, support and oversight to members of the Intake team, including Billing Specialist and Intake Coordinators.  They are responsible for ensuring adherence to the CUA Practice Guidelines, as well as all applicable agency, local, state and federal regulations and guidelines. Requirements:  Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any field and a Master’s in Social Work or related field. Minimum two years experience working in child and family serving system.Prior staff management experience preferred.


CUA 5 Case Manager Supervisor

The CUA Case Manager Supervisor is responsible for providing direct supervision, support and oversight to members of the Case Management team, including CUA Case Managers, Case Aide, Outcome Specialist and Aftercare Worker.  They are responsible for ensuring adherence to the CUA Practice Guidelines, as well as all applicable agencies, local, state and federal regulations and guidelines. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any field and a Master’s in Social Work. PA Criminal Background Check, Federal Bureau of Investigation Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, Wordsworth medical verification. Minimum two years experience working in child and family serving system. Prior staff management experience preferred.  


CUA 5 Quality Assurance Specialist

The CUA Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing data, to include record reviews, client surveys, and service evaluation, as well as to provide written and verbal reports and analysis of findings.  The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge and/or experience working with documentation, regulatory requirements, and data reporting related to utilization reviews of services. This role is heavily data driven. Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required. Skilled in Microsoft Excel and database programs. Able to create dashboards, alerts, pivot tables, and reports using various tools and applications.   


CUA 10 Outcome Specialist

The Outcome Specialist is responsible for facilitating safe case closure and achieving permanency for the children and youth on their caseload through partnering with CUA Case Managers to achieve objectives identified on the Single Case Plan.  They are part of the larger Case Management Team working to achieve safety, permanency and well-being for children and families. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field including but not limited to sociology, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, education, divinity, or public health administration.  Candidates with a degree in an unrelated field require a minimum of three years experience working in child, youth, and family serving systems and an approved waiver from the Department of Human Services. Two years experience working in child and family serving system preferred. PA Criminal Background Check, Federal Bureau of Investigation Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, Wordsworth medical verification, and vehicular/traffic history (PA Driver Information or other state driver information if applicable). 


CUA 5 and CUA 10 Case Manager

The CUA Case Manager provides a full range of case management and support services to ensure the safety, permanency and well being of the children and youth on their caseload.  They adhere to all aspects of the Safety Model of Practice and CUA Practice Guidelines as they actively coordinate, deliver and/or oversee services that are family-centered, community-based, culturally competent, integrated, timely, and accountable for results.  They are the primary point of contact for all aspects of the case, and partner with the larger CUA case management team to achieve the goals of the Single Case Plan for each family they serve.  Requirements:  Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field including but not limited to sociology, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, education, divinity, or public health administration.  Candidates with a degree in an unrelated field require a minimum of four years experience working in child, youth, and family serving systems and an approved waiver from the Department of Human Services.  Two years experience working in child and family serving system preferred. 


CUA 10 Case Manager Supervisor

The CUA Case Manager Supervisor is responsible for providing direct supervision, support and oversight to members of the Case Management team, including CUA Case Managers, Case Aide, Outcome Specialist and Aftercare Worker.  They are responsible for ensuring adherence to the CUA Practice Guidelines, as well as all applicable agencies, local, state and federal regulations and guidelines. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any field and a Master’s in Social Work. PA Criminal Background Check, Federal Bureau of Investigation Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, Wordsworth medical verification. Minimum two years experience working in child and family serving system. Prior staff management experience preferred.


CUA 10 Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant provides wide range of administrative supports to CUA management and direct-service employees to support the day-to-day operations of the Community Umbrella Agency.  Through ensuring the timely completion of essential tasks and responsibilities, they are part of the larger team responsible for achieving the goals of the Improving Outcomes for Children initiative.   Requirements: Minimum High School Diploma or GED equivalency.  Must pass a criminal background check, FBI clearance, child abuse history clearance, and medical clearance.  1 year prior administrative experience required, 3-4 years preferred.

 

 


 

 

 

 

Residential Treatment Facility

No openings 

 

ACUTE PARTIAL HOSPITALIZATION PROGRAM  

Pool Clinician 

The Pool Clinical Therapist is responsible to provide individual, group and family therapy contributing to well integrated, coordinated mental health and case management services with the entire multi-disciplinary team. Requirements: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or related field.  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Possess a valid driver’s license. Two (2) years prior clinical experience including working with children and adolescents.

Psychiatrist

The Psychiatrist is responsible to provide psychiatric consultation and treatment, high level collaboration with the treatment team, client and his or her family.The Psychiatrist is expected to effectively partner with treatment team and program leadership to ensure a well integrated treatment approach consistent with the program model of care or services. Requirements: MD or DO from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.  Successful completion of a general psychiatry internship and residency training program that is ACGME (American Council of GraduateMedicalEducation) accredited, with preference for additional completion of a child and adolescent psychiatric fellowship training program in an ACGME accredited fellowship program.  Valid and current PennsylvaniaMedicalLicense and DEA certificate number.  American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified or eligible in general psychiatry, with a preference for additional ABPN board certification or eligibility in child and adolescent psychiatry.  Minimum amount of professional liability coverage in accordance with state laws and agency policies.  Current enrollment and good standing in the PAMedicalAssistance Program.  Meets all regulatory agency requirements and complies with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. At least two years’ experience working with child and adolescents in a CAASP setting as a psychiatrist in a human service or social service agency, either including through a child and adolescent psychiatric residency program or through direct care following a general psychiatry residency program. APHP experience and experience in a DBHIDS Practice Guidelines-infused setting preferred. 

 

Behavior Manager

 

The Behavior Manager is responsible to provide direct treatment, supervision and care to program service recipients ensuring a safe, therapeutic environment that contributes to the healing of all service recipients. As the first line supervisor, the Behavior Manager effectively manages direct reports (Behavioral Health Counselors).  The Behavior Manager is expected to effectively partner with all other staff creating a well integrated program.  Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work or related field. Masters degree preferred. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Must possess a valid driver’s license if transporting any clients/staff at any time.  Three (3) years experience working with children/adolescents, leadership and supervising others preferably in behavioral healthcare systems.  Experience in an Acute setting and a CAASP setting preferred.

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Special Education Teacher- Fort Washington

Teachers in Special Education develop, implement and evaluate instructional programs for exceptional students. A teacher in this position develops and implements an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each student; coordinate the IEP process ensuring that all components are complete and consistent. Manage Classroom Assistant and Personal Care Assistant(s) within the classroom. Requirements: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university. Present a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate in Special Education N-12 (Mentally, Physically Impaired, Learning Disabled)OR Present a current instructional certification in Special Education N-12 from another state. If you are not certified in Pennsylvania, you should immediately contact the Bureau of Teacher Preparation and Certification to begin the evaluation process at: 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333, or by phone at: 717-787-3356.OR Present an emergency certification for Special Education and are currently enrolled in a matriculating certificating program. OR Present a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Private Academic School certificate. Maintain Act 48 requirements. EXPERIENCE: One year of full-time, paid or practicum, teaching experience working with students with moderate or severe disabilities.

Behavioral Health Worker

Behavioral Health Workers provide physical coverage to assigned areas, offering guidance, direction, and therapeutic support to emotionally and behaviorally challenged students.  Maintain discipline, surveillance and control over the non-instructional activities of students. Use appropriate behavior management techniques to ensure student adherence with Wordsworth’s expectations.  Requirements:High School Diploma or GED.  Annually complete 20 hours of professional development related to assigned duties.  EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years full-time, paid experience or three years of volunteer experience working with school-age children youth including responsibility for maintaining discipline or security, directing activities and/or counseling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Falls Center
3300 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129
215-643-5400
800-769-0088

Ford Road
3905 Ford Road
Philadelphia, PA 19131
215-643-5400
800-769-0088

Fort Washington
2101 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034
215-643-5400
800-769-0088

Wordsworth's behavioral health programs are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission). Any concerns about the safety or quality of care provided in Wordsworth’s behavioral health programs may be reported to the Commission by either calling 1-800-994-6610 or emailing .

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