Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Program Coordinator for the Child & Adolescent Services – School Based Programs at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The Program Coordinator coordinates and supervises day-to-day operations of School Based Program. Takes a leadership role in program planning and development. Provides clinical supervision to staff of varied disciplines. Coordinates referral process and ongoing collaboration with district personnel. Provides advanced level clinical treatment which meets quality and quantity standards. Documents this treatment appropriately and within specified time frames and ensures that all staff meet documentation requirements. Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs and applying relevant treatment approaches for children (ages 0-12 years), adolescents (ages 12-17 years), and/or young adults (ages 18-21 years).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Responsible for the strategic planning as well as programmatic and fiscal development of the program.
Responsible for day-to-day operations of the programs serving children (ages 3-12 years) and/or adolescents (ages 13-21 years).
Supervises all program personnel and assures that the program complies with all contracted, procedural, and regulatory expectations.
Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff to ensure that children and adolescents receive treatment interventions that meet their needs.
Supervises the work operations of assigned staff, develops performance standards, and conducts performance evaluations.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in a behavioral health field plus four (4) years of postgraduate experience.
Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
Independent license to practice in New Jersey. The license can be in social work, psychology, counseling or marriage and/or family therapy.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be able to work with clients and staff both individually and in groups.
One (1) year of supervisory experience.
Experience in working directly with children with severe and persistent mental illness, their families, and the agencies that serve them.
Posting Number: 20ST1835
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 120945
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.