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To apply for any of our open positions please email your resume to employment@wordsworth.org along with a copy of Wordsworth's employment application which you can download by clicking here.  You can also fax it to 267-529-1956 or mail to: 3300 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19129 ATTN: Recruitment

 

Wordsworth is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  (updated, December 17, 2015)

   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. PHR certification 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. 

 

Training Coordinator

The Training Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Training Manager with the design and implementation of training programs for the organization.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring the delivery of all training (i.e., such as new hire orientation, annual and any retraining to meet the programs and organization’s regulatory requirements), data entry and administrative responsibilities as outlined by the Organization’s Training Plan.Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in communications, human services or adult education preferred.  Prior training, teaching or presentation experience required. Excellent communication skills are required.  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with allWordsworthpolicies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances.

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Computes and prepares data for journal entries, general ledger, and related financial statements; performs day-to-day general accounting functions. Requirements:Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or 5 + years of equivalent business experience. 2+ years of experience in Accounting environment preferred.

 

 Community Based Services

  Director of Family Based Services

The Program Director (PD) is responsible for the general oversight, administration, and clinical supervision/integrity of the program.  The PD 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: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.  Valid Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record Check, FBI Clearance and Medical Clearance as well as any other clearances required by contract or agency policy.EXPERIENCE:Three or more years of supervisory and/or management experience in program(s) serving children and families, including experience in dealing with county agencies, managed care network, school system, and other community agencies.


MST/PSB

 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: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. Valid Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record Check, FBI Clearance and Medical Clearance as well as any other clearances required by contract or agency policy.Valid driver’s license required with access to reliable vehicle with current registration and  evidence of current automotive insurance coverage.ExperienceAt 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.   

 

BHRS

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. One year full-time paid experience working in direct contact with children/adolescents is preferred (or required, depending on degree – see above

Admissions Coordinator 

Perform and coordinate centralized admissions activities for Community Based Programs.  Responsibilities include case finding through discussions with referral sources including schools, parents, and other community programs.  Screening and gathering  information for evaluation into Wordsworth Community Based Programs. Completing telephone triage, performing intakes, scheduling and helping the families to prepare for psychological evaluations to determine level of care.  Work closely with the Director of Admissions and Utilization Management and BHRS program for staff assignments.  Coordinate the  transitions between Wordsworth’s Community Based levels of care which include: BHRS, Host Home, Partial Hospitalization Program, CUA 5 and 10, Residential Treatment Facility, and Family Based Treatment.EDUCATION/CREDENTIALSBachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing and/or related field required.Master’s degree in Behavioral Health related field strongly preferred. Criminal background check, child abuse, FBI and medical clearances, as well as any other clearances required by contract or Wordsworth.EXPERIENCE: Two years post Bachelor’s experience with thorough knowledge of the behavioral health systems and mental health services;particularly services provided by Wordsworth, Or one year post Master’s experience with thorough knowledge of the behavioral health system and mental health services, particularly services provided by Wordsworth. Knowledge of Community Behavioral Health (CBH) and Magellan (MBH) MCO’s.

 

CUA 

    

CUA 10 Cae 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.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).Two years experience working in child and family serving system preferred. 

  

 

   

 

 

 

 

    


 

 

 

 

Residential Treatment Facility


Medical Director

 The Medical Director is responsible to provide leadership in the psychiatric services provided throughout Wordsworth programs ensuring that the services are integrated into the overall treatment approach and consistent with the program model of care or services. The Medical Director participates in the executive team, provides program psychiatric consultation and treatment, high level collaboration with the treatment team, clients, and his or her family. The Medical Director provides clinical and administrative oversight of psychiatric staff. 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 Graduate Medical Education) accredited, and completion of a child and adolescent psychiatric fellowship training program in an ACGME accredited fellowship program.  Valid and current Pennsylvania Medical License and DEA certificate number.  American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified in general psychiatry and 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 PA Medical Assistance Program.  Meets all regulatory agency requirements and complies with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances/trainings. At least five (5) years’ total experience working with child and adolescents in a CAASP setting as a psychiatrist in a human service or social service agency, including a child and adolescent psychiatric fellowship program or through direct care during a general psychiatry residency program.  


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.  The Nurse Practitioner provides sick and well on-site evaluations atWordsworthAcademy. Requirements: Current Nurse Practitioner license required.  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and complies with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Experience: At least 3-5 years experience working in behavioral healthcare systems with children and/or adolescents.  RTF and/or Acute Partial Hospital Program experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred. 

 

  Senior Deputy Director of Acute Operations

The Senior Deputy Director of Acute Operations is responsible for overseeing the programs infrastructure, operations, and process development for acute services. Work in various functional areas and in collaboration with other offices, to deliver rapid and targeted solutions to business/process improvement opportunities. Participate with the executive staff in the review and allocation of resources to meet new, continuing or changing programs and/or priorities. Provide support to the Acute Services leadership team to ensure that the programs function in an effective manner. Represent the Executive Director and Acute Services at cross-functional and/or external work groups and committees. Establishes and maintains liaison activities with the Counties, MCO’s, Probation and various stakeholders. Requirements:Completion of a Master’s degree program at an accredited college or university. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and Wordsworth policies regarding clearances.Experience:Five years of full-time, paid, professional experience in behavioral health, mental health , related field, government or other similar non-profit organizations, three of which have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity and have included responsibility for overseeing operations, support in developing policies and procedures that are aligned with federal and state regulations regarding the provision of programs and services, fiscal planning and monitoring, and oversight of daily operations.


Residential Counselor (3pm-11pm Full-Time and Part- Time Available)

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 preferably in behavioral healthcare systems.  RTF experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred.

ACUTE PARTIAL HOSPITALIZATION PROGRAM

 

Admissions Coordinator

Perform and coordinate centralized admissions activities for Community Based Programs.  Responsibilities include case finding through discussions with referral sources including schools, parents, and other community programs.  Screening and gathering  information for evaluation into Wordsworth Community Based Programs. Completing telephone triage, performing intakes, scheduling and helping the families to prepare for psychological evaluations to determine level of care.  Work closely with the Director of Admissions and Utilization Management and BHRS program for staff assignments.  Coordinate the  transitions between Wordsworth’s Community Based levels of care which include: BHRS, Host Home, Partial Hospitalization Program, CUA 5 and 10, Residential Treatment Facility, and Family Based Treatment.

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALSBachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing and/or related field required.Master’s degree in Behavioral Health related field strongly preferred. Criminal background check, child abuse, FBI and medical clearances, as well as any other clearances required by contract or Wordsworth.EXPERIENCE: Two years post Bachelor’s experience with thorough knowledge of the behavioral health systems and mental health services;particularly services provided by Wordsworth, Or one year post Master’s experience with thorough knowledge of the behavioral health system and mental health services, particularly services provided by Wordsworth. Knowledge of Community Behavioral Health (CBH) and Magellan (MBH) MCO’s.


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. 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.                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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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