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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 215-871-3412 or mail to: 3905 Ford Rd Philadelphia, PA 19131 ATTN: Recruitment.

Wordsworth is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  (updated February 24, 2015)

      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 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 Based Services

 

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.

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 

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.

Corporate

Corporate Director of Operations

The Corporate Director of Operations is responsible to provide visionary and operational leadership of the operation functions including, maintaining the facilities in a safe, sanitary, orderly condition and in compliance with local, state and federal standards and contractual obligations; management of the Nutrition Program; leading the Safety initiative for all sites and all programs as well as other projects that may arise relative to Operations. The Director partners with the President & CEO to achieve the strategy and goals of Wordsworth and is a member of the organization wide Executive Management team. Requirements: A minimum of a BS; MBA/MPA preferred. 7 years prior related experience in all facets of operations. 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. Requisite skill set includes: Enterprise-wide perspective; strategic planning and implementation; ability to mobilize resources aligned to organization goals, strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Training Manager

The Training Manager is responsible for the development, coordination, facilitation, evaluation and documentation of all new hires and ongoing trainings for all employees to ensure compliance, as regulated, necessary and in accordance with agency policy. Responsibilities include but are not limited to presenting new hire orientation and ongoing employee trainings; responsible to research and develop new training curriculums to ensure continued development of staff, regulatory compliance, and program effectiveness. Adapt curriculum as necessary in consultation with leadership; implement the agency wide Training Plan and Curriculum; ensure training curriculum meets all content areas as defined by all regulatory bodies, program or department expectation and applicable policies. Ensure the delivery of trainings at times that specifically meet the needs of specific programs, including weekend and evening trainings as necessary. Collaborate with program leadership to ensure compliance with all mandatory trainings; monitor employee attendance, and maintain training records. Ensure staff meets training requirements within prescribed timeframes; participate in program audits and agency surveys as needed, including TJC, CBH, and DHS and other audits. Collaborate on the development and implementation of policies and procedures relevant to staff development /employee education; recruit and utilize specialized instructors available for unique training opportunities. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related human services field; Master’s degree preferred. Experience in human services preferred. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Minimum 3 years related work experience required; Minimum 2 years’ experience as a facilitator/educator in a human services environment preferred.

 

 


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

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Fort Washington, PA 19034
215-643-5400
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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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