Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC) is dedicated to excellence in providing behavioral health services to the people of New Jersey. We are committed to being a leader in the delivery of effective, compassionate and accessible care that is informed by research and education. We are seeking a Program Coordinator to work in collaboration with the Essex Children’s Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (CMRSS) Program Manager. Functions as a member of the clinical and administrative leadership team for the Essex CMRSS program.
Provides supervision to Senior Habilitation and Habilitation Counselors and monitors the day-to-day coordination and delivery of direct service program operations.
Assists the Program Manager in ensuring compliance with all regulatory, fiscal and documentation requirements.
Provides staff with direction regarding child/family intervention through team meetings and debriefings/case conferences.
Facilitates weekly team meetings to review cases, communicate supervisory updates, and program developments.
Develops programming to ensure integration of Performance Improvement and Quality Improvement findings.
Acquires familiarity with agencies in Essex County that provide crisis stabilization services to children, adolescents and their families.
Maintains appropriate client records and monitors staff compliance with all documentation requirements via documentation reports, supervisory tools and chart review; prepares and maintains oversight of clinical records for audits.
Assists in the maintenance of on-call schedule and ensures services provided.
Maintains required certifications and/or licenses and knowledge of trends and developments in the mental health field.
Meets all annual requirements and keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rutgers' regulations, laws and policies.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in a behavioral health field and four (4) years related experience. All clinical licensing, as required, by discipline. Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
Active Division of Children's System of Care (DCSOC) Crisis Assessment Tool (CAT) certification.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrates competency in supervising direct service staff in crisis intervention strategies and care coordination/case management and assessing the unique needs of children, adolescents and young adults.
Ability to organize workload with an emphasis on time management and productivity.
Valid driver's license for use in community settings and/or outreach.
Posting Number: 19ST4928
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 106689
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.