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   CURRENT JOB OPENINGS IN PHILADELPHIA

Corporate

 

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. 

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.

 

 

Community Based Services


STS

Full-Time Lead Clinician/Group Mobile Therapist

Act as liaison to school personnel and as primary agency representative at specific STS site. Provide clinical consultation and therapy to children and families in the public school setting and in the client home as needed, including designing and directing the implementation of an individualized treatment plan to meet the needs of the child/adolescent and family.  Develop and monitor behavioral goals and interventions implemented by the Group TSS staff (Behavioral Health Workers).   Requirements: A licensed mental health clinician including psychiatrist, psychologist, licensed professional counselor (LPC), and/or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). If not licensed as defined above, must meet criteria for all items below:  Master’s Degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline, such as Psychology, Creative Arts Therapy, 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 (3) 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 degree/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 Lead Clinicians 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 Lead Clinicians to be certified through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board once they have completed the required coursework/training. Must pass a criminal background check and child abuse history clearance. 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 (1) year verified post-Master’s experience providing mental health treatment including psychotherapy, counseling, and assessment with children and families. Consideration may be offered for those Master’s prepared candidates who have successfully completed at least 2 years of intensive internship work. Experience working closely in a team capacity with the family, school and treatment team. Experience acting in leadership capacity to effectively manage and lead team members.

BHRS

 

Clinical Coordinator

 

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. Degree must have minimum of 12 credit hours in core behavioral health coursework. PA Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychologist preferred. Must have Bachelor’s degree in any field. Valid Childline, PA Criminal History, FBI and Medical clearances, as well as any other clearances required by the agency or contractors. 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.

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

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.  EDUCATION: Master’s Level or higher professional with the major field of study being social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or other human services field.  PA Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Professional Counselor, or Psychologist preferred.  Requirements: At least two (2) years verified experience in the mental health field.  Prior experience providing family therapy and/or working with adolescents exhibiting problem sexual behavior strongly preferred. Prior experience providing MST services strongly preferred. Strong preference for individuals meeting the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) standard of having provided 2,000 hours of direct clinical services to persons with sexual offending behavior.   

FAMILY BASED SERVICES

Bilingual Mental Health Worker

The Mental Health Worker (MHW) serves as the primary case manager to the children and families participating in the program.  They work in collaboration with their teammate, the Mental Health Professional, and coordinate/provide community based case management and mental health support services to provide coordinated services.  Requirements: Graduate degree in psychology, counseling, family therapy, social work, nursing, theology with an emphasis in pastoral counseling, or rehabilitation counseling with a minimum of 12 graduate credit hours in therapy and/or counseling, but lacking the requisite experience to qualify as a mental health professional. or Bachelor’s degree with at least 12 credit hours in psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, nursing, education, rehabilitation counseling, or theology a minimum of one (1) year of experience in child and adolescent mental health services. or Licensed Registered Nurse with at least one (1) year of experience in child and adolescent mental health service, and is enrolled in or pursuing certification in the Departmentally sponsored Family Based Mental Health Services training program. Criminal background check, child abuse, FBI and medical clearances required. Valid driver’s license required with access to reliable vehicle with current registration and evidence of current automotive insurance coverage. At least 1 year experience providing case management services in community settings; experience implementing interventions across multiple systems/settings (i.e. family, peer, school, community, other providers, DHS, Juvenile Probation, etc.).


CUA 

CUA 5 Life Skills Coach

The Life Skills Coach is responsible for working with children, youth and caregivers to help develop age appropriate life skills that support family stabilization, permanency, and well-being.  They are part of the larger case management support team responsible for helping to achieve the target goals of the Improving Outcomes for Children initiative.  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 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  5 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 Aftercare Worker

The  CUA  Aftercare  Worker  provides  follow  up support  and services  to families who  have  achieved  safe case  closure  after  receiving  formal  in-home  child  welfare or  child protection services.  Requirments: 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 Strengthening Families Specialist

The Strengthening Families Specialist (SFS) is responsible for promoting the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s “Strengthening Families™, a Protective Factors Framework” throughout the CUA service region.  They are part of the CUA Community Team, and actively support the community through the development of family protective factors to support the 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.  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. At least two years experience working in a community-based human services program. PA Criminal Background Check, Federal Bureau of Investigation Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, Wordsworth medical verification.

  

 


 

 

 

 

Residential Treatment Facility

 

Scheduling Coordinator

The Scheduling Coordinator is the primary responsible person for scheduling all necessary, medical, dental and vision appointments as well as helping to coordinate medically emergent visits and file medical paperwork in accordance to agency policies and procedures.  The Scheduling Coordinate is expected to effectively partner with other nursing staff, doctors and the transportation team. Requirements: High School or GED. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Experience in clerical and administrative fields preferred.  Previous employment in the mental health setting, as well as basic understanding of Medicaid as well as other medical insurance. Previous medical office experience preferred that involves scheduling etc. 

RTF Clinical Therapist  

The RTF 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 from an accredited university in human services or related field, such as clinical social work, psychology, sociology, social sciences, etc. Must meet credentialing requirements as established byCBH. Current child abuse (Act 33), criminal, FBI and medical clearances, as well as other clearances required by contract and/or Wordsworth policy.  Licensed mental health clinician preferred. Two years professional experience with youth within therapeutic milieu and experience with use of various modalities in the treatment of maladaptive behaviors preferred. APHP experience and experience in CAASP and DBHIDS Practice Guidelines-infused setting preferred. OR Minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline (as state above).PLUSweekly documented enhanced clinical supervision.

Residential Counselor (3pm-11pm Full-Time & Part- Time Available, Pool)

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 and 11pm-7am shift. 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 in a behavioral/therapuetic healthcare setting.  RTF experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred.   

Senior Counselor (AM Shifts Available)

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.  Education/Credential  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 are 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 a management role, RTF experience, experience in leadership/supervising others and experience in CAASP setting preferred. 

Nurse (PRN PART TIME/POOL)

The Nurse is responsible to provide nursing care to the children and adolescents served in the residential program.  The Nurse is expected to effectively partner with other nursing staff and the treatment team to ensure a well integrated treatment approach consistent with the program model of care or services, nursing best practice standards and stakeholder requirements.  EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS: Minimum of LPN required with current state license (Registered Nurse preferred).  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. CPR certified preferred. EXPERIENCE: At least 1 year experience in acute healthcare or mental health experience with children and/or adolescents.  APHP experience and experience in CAASP and DBHIDS Practice Guidelines infused setting preferred.

ACUTE PARTIAL HOSPITALIZATION PROGRAM 


Case Manager

The Case Manager is responsible to deliver comprehensive case management services to assigned clients while effectively partnering with other staff contributing to a well-integrated and implemented treatment plan for clients served. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field preferred. 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 one (1) to two (2) years prior experience working with children and/or adolescents in CAASP setting.  Prior experience in case management and RTF preferred.

Behavioral Health Worker  

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 Mental 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. 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.  Acute care experience and experience in CAASP and DBHIDS Practice Guidelines-infused setting preferred.

 

APHP Clinical Therapist  

The APHP Clinical Therapist is an integral part of the treatment team in the Acute Partial Hospitalization Program (APHP).The ClinicalTherapist brings an understanding of the psychosocial development and mental health issues of children and the influences of school, family and community. They are the clinical lead in the program and are the primary facilitators of group and individual therapy. Requirements: Master’s degree from an accredited university in human services or related field, such as clinical social work, psychology, sociology, social sciences, etc. Must meet credentialing requirements as established byCBH. Current child abuse (Act 33), criminal, FBI and medical clearances, as well as other clearances required by contract and/or Wordsworth policy.  Licensed mental health clinician preferred. Two years professional experience with youth within therapeutic milieu and experience with use of various modalities in the treatment of maladaptive behaviors preferred. APHP experience and experience in CAASP and DBHIDS Practice Guidelines-infused setting preferred. OR Minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline (as state above).PLUSweekly documented enhanced clinical supervision.

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.

Education  Coordinator/Teacher

The Educational Care Coordinator/Teacher will be responsible for providing the service recipients of the Acute Partial Hospitalization Program (APHP) with a daily hour of academic instruction.The Educational Care Coordinator/teacher acts as a liaison between the program and thePhiladelphiaSchool Districtduring the intake and discharge process in order to provide a continuation of academic services and ensure a successful transition upon discharge.  The position involves working with team members to develop and plan appropriate educational services for children in the program while offering support, guidance and advocacy services around school placements and educational issues to families. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, Must hold current PA Teachers Certification in Special Education K-12 or K-6. CommonwealthofPennsylvaniaIntern Certificate in Elementary Education. Must possess current child abuse, criminal, FBI and medical clearances, as well as other clearances required by contract and/or Wordsworth policy.Minimum of one year experience teaching children grades K-8. Experience working with social and human service agencies as well as knowledge of thePhiladelphiaSchool Districtsystem and educational procedures in general.  

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.

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is responsible to provide administrative support assisting in the smooth operation of the RTF program. He/She is expected to effectively partner with all other program leaders and stake holders as assigned. This position works collaboratively with the Program Administrators, Administrative Assistant, Teachers, Clinical Staff and outside service providers to maximize student achievement. Requirements: BA preferred. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. At least two years prior administrative support experience preferably at the executive level. At least two years experience in education programs required.

 

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.

Nurse

The Nurse is responsible to provide nursing care to the children served in the Acute Partial Hospitalization Program (APHP).  The Nurse is expected to effectively partner with other nursing staff and the treatment team to ensure a well integrated treatment approach consistent with the program model of care or services, nursing best practice standards and stakeholder requirements.  Requirements: Minimum of LPN required with current state license (Registered Nurse preferred).  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. CPR certified preferred. At least 1 year experience in acute healthcare or mental health experience with children and/or adolescents.  APHP experience and experience in CAASP and DBHIDS Practice Guidelines infused setting preferred. 

 

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

  

Personal Care Assistant-Fort Washington

The Personal Care Assistant is assigned to an individual student receiving special education services, behavioral support, medical and/or mobility support services. Provide one-on-one support to the student in accessing the instructional program which may include: personal care, self-sufficiency, and communication needs.  Maintain records and prepares required documentation related to services provided. Requirements:High School diploma or GED. Annually complete 20 hours of professional development related to assigned duties.Minimum of two years of full-time, paid experience working with school-age children or three years of volunteer experience working with school-age children in an institutional, educational or childcare setting.   

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.

Special Education Teacher for STARS Program- FORD ROAD

Teach secondary school subjects to an academically diverse population of students. Teachers are expected to develop, implement and evaluate instructional programs for exceptional students. A teacher in this position develops and implements an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each eligible student; coordinates the IEP process ensuring that all components are complete and consistent.  Requirements: Dual certification in Special Education and a core content area is required.Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or higher at an accredited college or university.Present aCommonwealthofPennsylvaniaInstructional 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 inPennsylvania, you should immediately contact the Bureau of Teacher Preparation and Certification to begin the evaluation process at:333 Market Street,Harrisburg,PA17126-0333, 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 designated for Social/Emotional disorders. AND Present a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional Certification in a core content area.   OR    Present a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Private Academic School certificate in a core content area.                     

Science Teacher for STARS Program- FORD ROAD

Teach secondary school subjects to an academically diverse population of students. Teachers are expected to develop, implement and evaluate instructional programs for exceptional students. A teacher in this position develops and implements an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each eligible student; coordinates the IEP process ensuring that all components are complete and consistent.  Requirements: Dual certification in Special Education and a core content area is required.Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or higher at an accredited college or university.Present aCommonwealthofPennsylvaniaInstructional 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 inPennsylvania, you should immediately contact the Bureau of Teacher Preparation and Certification to begin the evaluation process at:333 Market Street,Harrisburg,PA17126-0333, 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 designated for Social/Emotional disorders. AND Present a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional Certification in a core content area.   OR    Present a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Private Academic School certificate in a core content area.  


Dining Aid (Fort Washington location)
Provide assistance in all areas of dining services while maintaining work area in a safe and sanitary condition.  Experience: One year on the job experience working in a food service environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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

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