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Wordsworth is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  (updated December 18, 2014)

 

      CURRENT JOB OPENINGS IN PHILADELPHIA

 

Community Umbrella Agency 10

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 4 years of experience working in child, youth, and family serving systems and an approved waiver from the Department of Human Services. 2 years of 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. Minimum 2 years of experience working in child and family serving system. Prior staff management experience preferred.

CUA 10 Support Supervisor

The Support Supervisor is responsible for providing direct supervision, support and oversight to members of the Case Management Support Team, including Visitation Coaches, Life Skills Coaches, Parent and Youth Mentors, and Well Being Specialists.  They are responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of supports keep more children and youth safely in their own homes and communities, increase permanency, reduce the use of congregate care, and improve child and family well-being. Requirements: Minimum Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field, including but not limited to psychology, counseling, education, criminal justice, or public health administration. PA Licensed Social Worker preferred. 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.

Community Umbrella Agency 5

CUA 5 Director of Case Management

The CUA Director of Case Management is responsible for providing direct supervision, support and oversight to a team of CUA Case Manager Supervisors.  They are responsible for ensuring adherence to DHS’ CUA Practice Guidelines and achieving the goals of the Improving Outcomes for Children Initiative, including keeping more children and youth safely in their own homes and communities; increasing reunification, adoption and other permanency; reducing the use of congregate care; and improving the well-being of children, youth and families. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any field and a Master’s in Social Work or related field, including but not limited to sociology, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, education, divinity, or public health administration. Must obtain PA Criminal Background Check, Federal Bureau of Investigation Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, Wordsworth medical verification. Minimum two years’ experience in the administration of Human Service programs.

CUA 5 Community Liaison

The Community Liaison serves as the primary point of contact between the Community Umbrella Agency (CUA) and the residents and community members within the designated geographic region and serves as the leader of the CUA Community Team.  Through family and community outreach, they serve to promote the programs and services offered by the CUA, and provide guidance and feedback to CUA leadership to help address the unique issues, concerns and needs of the community.  They are part of the larger CUA team responsible for achieving the target goals of improving safety, permanency and well-being of children, youth and families. Requirements: Bachelor’s in Social Work or related field, including, but not limited to, sociology, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, education, divinity or public health administration. PA Criminal Background Check, Federal Bureau of Investigation Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, Wordsworth medical verification. Valid driver’s license required with access to reliable vehicle with current registration and  evidence of current automotive insurance coverage. At least three years’ experience working in a community-based human services program in a position that involves coordination and engagement with community members, groups and/or stakeholders. Prior staff management experience preferred.

Community Based Services

CUA 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 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 or related field. 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 Quality Assurance Specialist

The Utilization Review 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 of services. This role is heavily data driven. In this role, duties include:

• Collect, analyze, interpret, and summarize data, to include record reviews, client surveys, and service evaluations, for all CUA supports and services in a timely manner
• Identify and estimate defects in quality system process
• Provide written and verbal reports and analysis of findings
• Conduct service evaluations through records reviews and interviews with essential individuals
• Maintain complete & concise documentation of collected data in an internal database

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required. Skilled in Microsoft Excel and database programs. Able to create dashboards, alerts, and reports using various tools and applications.

Clinical Coordinator

The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the overall clinical and administrative supervision of the direct service employees (Behavioral Specialist, Mobil Therapist, Therapeutic Staff Support) in the BHRS program. Works in collaboration with the assigned module Psychologist, Case Coordinator and Payroll Processor to ensure adherence to regulatory policies/procedures and attainment of program/module goals. Requirements: Master’s degree in clinical field, such as clinical social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, etc. Minimum of 12 credit hours in core behavioral health coursework. PA Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychologist preferred. Minimum two (2) years verified post-Master’s experience providing mental health treatment including psychotherapy, counseling, and assessment working with children and/or adolescence. Previous supervisory experience required.

Fee-for-Service Psychologist

Responsible for the completion of biopsychosocial evaluations and reevaluations of persons participating in BHRS/STS to determine medically necessary behavioral health services. Partner with BHRS Clinical Coordinator to provide supervision and training of clinical staff and coordinate client care and direction of services. Requirements: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology; must be licensed as a psychologist in the State of Pennsylvania. Valid Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record Check, FBI Clearance and Medical Clearance as well as any other clearances required by contract or agency policy. Minimum two years of post-doctoral experience in children’s mental health services. Experience working in CBH funded BHRS program strongly preferred.

OST Group Leader

The Group Leader is responsible for leading and implementing structured activities and experiences for children in a small group setting.  They will also be responsible for the general safety, social development, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group.  The applicant 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:  A Group Leader must meet one of the following four criteria: High school diploma or GED and 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field or High school diploma or GED, plus 600 or more hours of secondary training (as described in § 3270.31(c) of PA Code, Child Day Care Centers) or High school diploma or GED, 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 1 year experience with children or High school diploma or GED and completion of a post-secondary training curriculum described in § 3270.31(c) of PA Code, Child Day Care Centers.  At least one (1) yr. experience working in summer camp, youth programs, recreation, or in a related field; Must be a total of 2500 clock hours (verified during reference check)

OST Group Supervisor

The Group Supervisor is responsible for partnering with the OST Site Director to ensure the overall management and administration of the program, including personnel, daily activities, maintenance, meal planning and transportation. The Group Supervisor position is a part time position paid hourly and does not qualify for benefits. The group supervisor is required to work 25 hour per week during the hours of 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm daily. Additional hours are required during peak seasons including but not limited to recruitment in May, June and September and during the 6 week summer program. Requirements: A Group Supervisor must meet one of the following four criteria: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and 1 year experience with children. OR Bachelor’s degree, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and 2 years of experience with children. OR Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and 3 years of experience with children. OR Associate’s degree, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and 4 years of experience with children.

Mental Health Professional

The Mental Health Professional (MHP) serves as the primary therapist to the children and families participating in the Family Based Program. The MHP is responsible for developing and implementing systemically based interventions utilizing structural family therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, behavior modification, psycho-education and other researched-based approaches. Approximately 80-90% of time is spent in the community and the MHP is on-call 24/7. Requirements: A vehicle, valid driver’s license, and current automotive insurance; Graduate degree in psychology, counseling, family therapy, social work and two years of experience in child and adolescent mental health services, or, Master’s degree with certification in the departmentally sponsored Family Based Mental Health Services training program, with at least four (4) years of experience in Family Based Mental Health Services. Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist preferred. Must have a desire and experience working with sexual abuse.

 

 

MST-PSB Therapist

The MST-PSB Therapist is responsible for providing intensive, in-home assessment, treatment, case management, crisis intervention and advocacy to adolescents and families referred for the treatment of sexually abusive behaviors. Responsible for maintaining fidelity to the MST-PSB model and coordinating with all members of the treatment team to achieve targeted outcomes. Requirements: Must be willing to work flexible hours and deliver services in the community. Two years or more of post- master's level experience in program(s) serving children and families. Prior experience providing family therapy and/or working with adolescents exhibiting problem sexual behavior and Prior experience providing MST services strongly preferred. PA Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Professional Counselor, or Psychologist preferred. Must have access to a reliable vehicle.

Residential Treatment Facility

Admissions Director

The Admissions Director is responsible for establishing and maintaining a continuous pipeline of appropriate referrals to the program. The Director is expected to effectively partner with all other program leaders contributing to a well-integrated program. This position partners with the Executive Director to achieve the priorities of the program and meet all stakeholder requirements. 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. At least 3 years’ experience working in behavioral healthcare systems with children and/or adolescents including supervisory and administrative responsibilities (5 years preferred). RTF experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred.

Behavioral Health Worker (Acute Partial Hospital)

The Behavioral Health Worker is responsible to provide direct treatment, supervision and care to children in the Acute Partial Hospitalization Program (APHP) ensuring a safe, therapeutic environment that contributes to the healing of all clients. The Behavioral Health Worker is expected to effectively partner with all other staff creating a well-integrated program. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field. Two years of experience with children/adolescents preferably in behavioral healthcare systems. Acute care experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred.

Clinical Therapist

The Clinical Therapist will provide clinically appropriate individual, group and family therapy required and as appropriate for each assigned client’s level of care. Use additional treatment inventions such as drug and alcohol treatment as appropriate. Contributes to a multi-disciplinary, well integrated treatment plan, plan implementation and evaluation. Works closely with case management staff to support effective coordination and coordination with all involved parties and stakeholders. Demonstrates commitment to being trauma informed and maintaining a therapeutic community that promotes safety and nonviolence as the basis for all we do with clients/students and staff. Requirements: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or related field. Two (2) years prior clinical experience including working with children and adolescents.

Director of Nursing

The Director of Nursing is responsible to provide nursing consultation and treatment, high level collaboration with the treatment team, client and his or her family. The Director of Nursing 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, nursing best practice standards and stakeholder requirements. Requirements: BSN or RN required with current state license.  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. At least 3-5 years’ experience working in behavioral healthcare systems with children and/or adolescents.  RTF experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred. Nurse Practitioners Encouraged to apply.

Residential Counselor

The Residential Counselor is responsible to provide direct treatment, supervision and care to program residents ensuring a safe, therapeutic environment that contributes to the healing of all clients.  The Counselor is expected to effectively partner with all other staff creating a well-integrated program. This position has both full-time and part-time available on the 3-11pm shift only. Requirements: High School diploma/GED along with at least 12 college credits in Psychology, Social Work, or related field; associates 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. Two years’ experience with children/adolescents preferably in behavioral healthcare systems.  RTF experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred.

Senior Residential Counselor (AM shift)

The Senior Counselor is responsible to provide direct treatment, supervision and care to program residents ensuring a safe, therapeutic environment that contributes to the healing of all clients and as the first line supervisor, effectively manage direct reports.  The Senior Counselor is expected to effectively partner with all other staff creating a well integrated program. Requirements: High School diploma/GED along with at least  21 college credits in Psychology, Social Work, or related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred. If BA is achieved, 12 credits in related field is acceptable. 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, in behavioral healthcare systems. One year experience in management.role. RTF experience, experience in leadership/supervising others and experience in CAASP setting preferred.

Special Education/Science Teacher Grades 7-12

We are seeking a child advocate and team player to develop and implement academic instruction for Middle School and High School students. Our ideal candidate is creative and adept at providing specialized instruction for students who have been identified with learning disabilities and emotional disturbance. In addition, we are looking for someone with strong writing and organizational skills that can write Ibis, narrative assessment, monitor students’ progress and administer various diagnostic, formative and summative assessments. The teachers are an integral part of a residential program that provides consistent structure and therapeutic support to its students. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or higher with major in Education. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Certification in Special Education or Secondary Education, or meet the eligibility requirements for emergency teaching certification in Special Education. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with others, to establish and maintain healthy working relationships and to quickly formulate trusting relationships with child/adolescent population.

Corporate


Accounts Payable/Payroll Clerk

The position is responsible to compile and maintain accounts payable records including the review of all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment, answer all vendor inquiries and assist the Payroll Manager in the processing of payroll regarding the approval of timesheet, maintain / update payroll records and other assigned projects. Requirements: The candidate High school degree required/ Prefer Associates Degree or higher in Accounting or Finance and 2-4 years accounts payable and payroll processing. Prior experience in Microsoft Dynamics / Great Plains and ADP preferred but not required.

Financial Analyst/Contract Manager

The position under direction of the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Finance provides analysis of financial data and indicators on a daily/weekly/monthly basis to the Program Directors / Executive Mgmt Team. Assist in periodic re-forecast of the budget and any ad-hoc reports for programs and services. Maintain and oversee the annual contract process for providers. Requirements: The candidate should have 1 to 4 years of accounting and related field experience and requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related fields. Prior experience in Microsoft Dynamics / Great Plains and Credible (EHR) preferred but not required.

Quality Outcomes Manager

Under the direction of the Director of Quality Outcomes, the Quality Outcomes Manager will work towards the establishment of a solid Quality Outcomes Department through the implementation of a Quality Improvement Plan. Requirements: Master’s degree in Human Services, Business Development 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. Minimum 5 years related quality improvement, process improvement, and outcomes driven work experience required. Experience in education or behavioral healthcare systems preferred. Experience with accreditation preferred. PA State Certified Investigator preferred. Knowledge of data analysis and six sigma methodologies preferred.

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.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS in Fort Washington

Special Education Teacher

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.

 

 


Philadelphia
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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