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   CURRENT JOB OPENINGS IN PHILADELPHIA

Corporate


Dining Aid ( Fort Washington )

Provide assistance in all areas of dining services while maintaining work area in a safe and sanitary condition. Requirements: One year on the job experience working in a food service environment.

Corporate Medical Records Coordinator ( PT )

The Corporate Medical Records Coordinator is responsible for handling all medical records requests for Acute and Community Based services programs. Requirements: High school diploma. At least one (1) year prior experience as a medical records technician preferably in a mental health or medical environment.   

 

Systems Analyst

The position provides administrative and technical support to the Office of Information Technology and specifically the Senior Systems Analyst. Assists with the analysis of data integrity, key systems performance and reporting for billing and financial systems, HSIS, Cloud based Training, Electronic Health Records and Quality Assurance. Manages mobile equipment disbursement and setup. Log and tracks equipment inventory, usage and billing. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.1 to 3 years of experience in Information Technology. Bachelor's degree in Management of Information Systems, Accounting, Finance or related fields.  

Community Based Services

Out of School Time Program

Group Leader

The part time position of Group Leader is responsible for leading and implementing structured activities and experiences for children in a small group setting.  The applicant will also be responsible for the general safety, social development, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group. Requirements: High school diploma or General Education Diploma, 15 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field AND one (1) year experience with children OR High school diploma or General Education Diploma and two (2) years’ experience with children. EXPERIENCEAt least one (1) yr. experience working in summer camp, youth programs, recreation, or in a related field is preferred.


Group Leader/ Lifeguard

The part time, seasonal position of Group Leader/ Lifeguard is responsible for leading and implementing structured activities and experiences for children in a small group setting.  The applicant will also be responsible for the general safety, social development, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group. In the role of Lifeguard, the primary responsibility is to ensure the safety of children and staff by preventing and responding to inappropriate behaviors inside and outside the pool area.  Lifeguards are responsible for enforcing all pool rules fairly and consistently.  Requirements:  High school diploma or General Education Diploma, 15 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field AND one (1) year experience with children OR High School Diploma or General Education Diploma and two (2) years’ experience with children.  Lifeguards must have current American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid Certification.  Complete Water Safety Training as part of the Department of Public Welfare Regulation. Lifeguards must be able to work the morning shift (Tuesdays and Thursdays).  EXPERIENCEAt least one (1) yr. experience working in summer camp, youth programs, recreation, or in a related field is preferred.


Family Based Services

 

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). 

BHRS 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.  EDUCATION: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology; must be license as a psychologist in the State ofPennsylvania.  EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years of post-doctoral experience in children’s mental health services. Experience working in CBH funded BHRS program strongly preferred.  

 

Resource Parent Specialist

The Resource Parent Specialist provides a range of services to resource parents to support placement stability and ensure ongoing compliance with home certification standards.  They are part of the larger Community Placement Services team responsible for developing and retaining high quality Resource Parents. Requirements: Minimum of High School Diploma or GED equivalent; bachelor’s degree in human service field preferred. An appropriate Bachelor’s degree can substitute for experience. At least 2 years experience working with children and families.    

MST 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.   

 

     

CUA 

    

CUA 10 Case Manager

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


Triple P Coordinator

The Triple P Coordinator provides administrative support to the Director of Intervention for CUA 10 with the implementation of the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) and PCCD grant and coordinates the training and service delivery components of the model.  The Triple P Coordinator delivers the model to parents in partnership with the Intervention and Community Engagement teams from CUA 10. REQUIRMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in a related field with at least two years’ experience working with children, youth and families preferably with an evidence-based model. EXPERIENCE: One year of experience working in child and family serving system preferred. Experience in a child-serving system preferably child welfare and/or behavioral health. Experience with grant management and parent education preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required.

CUA 10 Well Being Specialist

The Well Being Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all children and youth involved with the CUA receive timely medical, dental and behavioral health examinations and intervention in adherence with prescribed intervals.   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. EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED required.  Associates or Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field preferred. EXPERIENCE: At least two years experience involving children, youth, and families with knowledge of child, youth and family service systems and community resources is preferred. An appropriate Associates Degree can substitute for experience.


CUA 10 Case Aide

The CUA (Community Umbrella Agency) Case Aide is responsible for providing a wide range of supports and services that help achieve safety, permanency and well-being for the children, youth and families on their caseload.  They actively engage caregivers, children and youth in collaborative activities that help them work toward achieving their unique goals to achieve improved outcomes for children.  Requirements: Minimum High School Diploma or GED required.  Associates or Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field preferred.  


CUA Billing Specialist

The CUA Billing Specialist is responsible for accurate tracking of all child movements from Intake to Discharge.  The Billing Specialist is responsible for the completion of billing authorizations and updating the agency system to reflect changes in client status.  The Billing Specialist will be responsible for billing and communication with subcontractors.  Requirements: Minimum of an Associate’s Degree; preference for a Bachelor’s Degree.

  

 


 

 

 

 

Residential Treatment Facility

 

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.  EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS: 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. EXPERIENCE: 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.


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. EDUCATION/CREDENTIALSBSN or RN required with current state license, and Nurse Practitioners. EXPERIENCE:At least 3-5 years experience working in behavioral healthcare systems with children and/or adolescents.  RTF experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred. 


 

Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner

 

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 at Wordsworth Academy. EDUCATION/CREDENTIALSCurrent Nurse Practitioner license required. EXPERIENCEAt 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. 

 


Residential Counselor (3pm-11pm Full-Time and 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 preferably in behavioral healthcare systems.  RTF experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred.  

Senior 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.  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)

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 

 

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.                     


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

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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