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June 2011

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Statistician/Researcher (part-time)

Hiring Company: The Guild for Human Services
Location: Waltham, MA

Job Description

The Guild for Human Services has a new position of part-time Statistician/Researcher to join its new QA unit which focuses on quality improvement and organizational development. This new role is an incredible opportunity for someone interested in integrating organizational development and continuous quality improvement with curriculum best practices in education. It is rare to have a formal QA unit at a school of this size, and the successful candidate will play a key role in furthering the school's commitment to excellence of education and care. The position is expected to be at 20 hours per week, and a flexible schedule is possible.

Reporting to the Chief Quality Officer, the Statistician/Researcher will primarily engage in quantitative analyses to help the Guild understand and answer key questions in the assessment of Guild education policy and program initiatives. S/he will help maintain data bases appropriate for such purposes; analyze statistics in support of Guild operations and the continuous improvement of the student education experience; collaborate on and recommend the design of studies; and prepare reports to inform program and policy improvements.

Requirements/Qualifications

The incoming Statistician/Researcher will have a passion for data-informed decision making and a facility with data, analysis and critical thinking. S/he will have at least two years of relevant professional experience in an education and/or social science research or consulting setting. A good command of quantitative methods is highly valued, and experience using and applying statistical software is required. For more information about the position and qualifications, please visit www.ecdonnelly.com.

Contact Information

To apply, please e-mail resume and cover letter to Julie Armentrout.


Director, Organizational and Staff Development

Hiring Company: The Guild for Human Services
Location: Waltham, MA

Job Description

This position focuses on quality improvement and organizational development at the Guild for Human Services, a strong residential, community-based school in Waltham, Massachusetts. This new role is an incredible opportunity for someone interested in integrating organizational development and continuous quality improvement with curriculum best practices. It is rare to have a formal QA unit at a school of this size, and the successful candidate will play a key role in furthering the school's commitment to excellence of education and care.

Reporting to the Chief Quality Officer, the Director of Organizational and Staff Development will play a leading role in the continual professional development of Guild staff and the organization; his/her goal will be to continuously improve the quality of the Guild's care to students, and use the Guild's resources more effectively in the provision of that care. S/he will be a lead resource and coach to the senior leadership team on matters of staff and organizational development, and collaborate with them to keep such development a strong agenda for the organization. The Director will review and evaluate in-house practices, procedures and protocols relating to staff education, professional development and organizational processes that affect quality, and will make recommendations to the senior leadership team on refinements, upgrades and elimination of barriers appropriate to meet needs. The Director is responsible for the training budget, and will plan for, oversee the conduct of and sometimes conduct in-house training. The Director is also a critical contributing member of the Guild's crisis prevention team, and will assist in the situation assessment and therapeutic interventions planned to prevent crises.

Requirements/Qualifications

The incoming Director will be passionately committed to supporting the delivery of high-quality, individualized services to special needs students with highly complex needs. S/he will have an ability to draw colleagues into engaging on quality improvement initiatives and committing to the goals of continuous quality improvement in general; will have deep knowledge of best practices and quality improvement; and will be familiar with current research in special education or relevant field, particularly in the relationship between staff performance and student behavior. For more information about the position and qualifications, please visit www.ecdonnelly.com.

Contact Information

To apply, please e-mail resume and cover letter to Julie Armentrout.


Social Worker

Hiring Company: Signature Healthcare - Brockton Hospital
Location: Brockton, MA

Job Description

Full Time - 40 hrs.; 8:30am - 5:00pm
Day shift w/alternating wkends & holidays

Under the direction of the Coordinator, Social Work Department, provides discharge planning and a variety of social work services. Works with physicians, health team members, patients and families to plan, organize and arrange for services following discharge from the hospital including nursing home placement, rehabilitation and chronic hospital placement.

Requirements/Qualifications

Experience in medical setting preferred. BSW required MSW preferred. Weekend and holiday rotations required.

Contact Information

Contact: Elena Ceurvels-Murphy
Email: eceurvels-murphy@signature-healthcare.org
Phone: 508-941-7198
Fax: 508-941-6204


Master's level clinician for In-Home Therapy

Hiring Company: Priority Professional Care, LLC
Location: Mattapan, MA

Job Description

The Clinician provides counseling therapy, crisis intervention, and/or case management services in an in-home and/or community setting. The Clinician cares for the needs of the specific patient population and provides appropriate direct patient care through assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of specific conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides counseling, therapy, and/or psychotherapy to clients and families as appropriate to the position; prepares treatment plans, discharge plans, and follow-up care programs; provides therapeutic crisis intervention and urgent services as required.
  • Collects data about patients through interview, case history, psychological tests, and/or observational techniques; evaluates data to identify causes of problems and to determine proper therapeutic approach or referral to other specialists.
  • Consults with mental health and medical staffs, as appropriate, in the performance of therapeutic and/or casework; refers clients to appropriate service agencies as required.
  • Refers clients to appropriate primary care and social service agencies for medical care, financial assistance and other required services.
  • Follows up to determine reliability of treatment used; changes method and degree of therapy when indicated.
  • Establishes and maintains case files, referrals, and other related documents for the treatment of clients; prepares related documentation for civil commitment hearings or other legal proceedings; keeps abreast of patient data to ensure appropriate treatment and care are delivered.
  • Consults with other legal and treatment agencies and individuals in relation to patient/client records, rights, and responsibilities.
  • Provides supervision to therapeutic mentors and paraprofessionals.
  • May provide consultation and in-service training to relevant professionals in immediate and proper handling of and/or referral of a variety of matters.
  • Actively participates in staff meetings, in-service training, etc.
  • Follows established agency policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications

Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Psychiatry, Mental Health Counseling and related fields

  • Proficiency with use of computer (Microsoft Office) as communication and data management tool.
  • Ability to observe, asses, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
  • Knowledge and understanding of mental health counseling principles, methods, procedures, and standards.
  • Familiarity with psychological testing.
  • Interviewing and psychological/developmental evaluation skills.
  • Skill in preparing and maintaining patient records.
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of community mental health resources and willingness to reach out to existing resources.
  • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
  • Ability to evaluate the progress of therapeutic programs and to make individual modifications.
  • Ability to create, compose and edit written materials.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of social and vocational rehabilitation as they relate to mental health clinical practices.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patients' rights.
  • Contact Information

    Priority Professional Care, LLC
    1613 Blue Hill Avenue, Suite 302
    Mattapan, MA 02126-2123
    Phone: (857) 598-4774
    Fax: (857) 598-4816
    www.ppcboston.com


Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Hiring Company: Sheepscot Valley Health Center
Location: Coopers Mills, Maine

Job Description

As an integrated member of the medical team, the LCSW will offer consultation services to patients and primary care providers concerning behavioral changes that will help patients achieve optimum wellness. The interventions will be solution-focused and short-term. The LCSW will also assist with case management and enhance communication with community partners. The selected candidate will receive competitive compensation and malpractice coverage. Sheepscot is eligible for loan repayment. Established in 1980, Sheepscot now provides primary care to over 4,000 area residents of all ages each year and is one of eleven practices of HealthReach Community Health Centers. EOE.

Requirements/Qualifications

LCSW

Contact Information

Recruiter, HealthReach Community Health Centers
10 Water Street, Suite 305, Waterville, Maine 04901
Phone: (207) 861-3466
Fax: (207) 861-3436
Email: HRCHC@HealthReach.org

www.SheepscotCHC.org


Director, Child Witness to Violence Project

Hiring Company: The Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

The Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center (BMC) has established a national reputation for excellence in clinical intervention with young children who are affected by domestic and community violence and in improving systemic responses to identifying and responding to vulnerable children through training and consultation. The program seeks a Director who can continue the innovative initiatives of the project and develop new opportunities for growth. Working within the Department of Pediatrics at BMC, the ideal candidate will bring clinical experience with young children and families affected by trauma, proven abilities in fund-raising, and a passion and ability to be the public voice of the project and its mission.

The Director will:

  • Oversee all aspects of program operations, including budget management, monitoring of public and private grants, and regular communication with all external funding sources
  • Provide effective management and support of program personnel
  • Ensure the financial viability of the program by seeking grants and engaging in fund-raising activities
  • Work with the Director of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics to effectively align the program with the mission of BMC and integrate the program operations into the Department of Pediatrics
  • Articulate the purpose and goals of the program to potential partners and general public through written articles, distribution of promotional materials, public speaking and training engagements, and participation in relevant conferences, institutes, and funders' meetings.
  • Chair weekly clinical meeting to discuss on-going cases; intervene in challenging clinical situations, conduct assessments or case consultation as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Requires a Masters or Doctoral degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Public Health or relevant field.
  • A minimum of six years of experience in a clinical/mental health program or similar setting, with at least 3 years in a leadership or supervisory role.
  • Experience and track record in fund-raising preferred.
  • Clinical skills and experience with at-risk children and families.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Training and public speaking skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in areas such as grant management, training, team building, program development/management, problem solving, and community building.
  • Demonstrated skills in the provision of services in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience in health or hospital settings desirable.

Contact Information

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:
Louisa Sullivan
Child Witness to Violence Project
Boston Medical Center, Vose 423, Boston MA 02118
louisa.sullivan@bmc.org

http://www.bmc.org/hr/taleo/index.htm (job number: 1100450)


Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor

Hiring Company: Counseling Services at JWU
Location: Providence, RI

Job Description

Supports and enhances student behavioral health through delivery of counseling services, prevention and programming with a focus on AOD issues Provides individual and group counseling for students to encourage personal, emotional and social growth to comply with professional standards, keeping accurate records of services provided

Serves as the primary internal referral source for students with AOD issues

Conducts assessments, referrals and consultations to support students with AOD issues and general behavioral health needs

Provides crisis intervention and on-call consultation, as needed

Develops outreach programming and prevention efforts focused on AOD issues and other behavioral health topics to educate the student body

Provides consultation to faculty, staff and parents on AOD and other behavioral health issues

Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements/Qualifications

Master's degree, moderate experience (Clinical, AOD, college/university counseling, crisis intervention or related experience), Clinical license in state of employment or ability to obtain licensure within one year of employment

Contact Information

An on-line application along with cover letter and resume must be submitted online.


Nutrition Assessment Specialist

Hiring Company: Ethos, a non-profit serving elders
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA

Job Description

Assess clients to determine eligibility and initiate Home Delivered Meals or refer to other appropriate services. Responsible for updating client files and processing monthly statistics and billing for the Nutrition Program.

  1. Initiate home delivered meals (HDM) and process changes in participant status as a result of reassessments. Inform case managers, drivers and other staff as needed.
  2. Conduct in home assessments of potential clients to determine their eligibility for home delivered meals.
  3. Conduct reassessments as required of HDM clients to determine continued eligibility for services.
  4. Maintain HDM client files including HDM meals module, reassessment forms, progress notes and home care authorizations.
  5. Record and update appropriate database on all HDM clients. Call clients to determine status following driver notification of problems in delivering meals.
  6. Refer clients to appropriate agencies and community resources and provide follow up.
  7. Prepare and review weekly reports for HDM Program.
  8. Prepare monthly statistics and billing.
  9. Coordinate and accompany clients to offsite guest days.
  10. Provide phone coverage and other support to program.

Requirements/Qualifications

  1. Associate degree in nutrition or equivalent.
  2. 1 year of experience in human services working with clients; experience doing assessments preferred.
  3. Intermediate word processing skills and familiarity with spreadsheets required.
  4. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  5. Experience with elderly and demonstrated leadership/supervisory ability.

Contact Information

Submit resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources Director, Ethos
555 Amory Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
E-mail: ethos_hr@yahoo.com or Fax: 617-524-2899

Salary Information: $37 - 38K for F/T, M-F (8.30a - 4.30p)


Aftercare Counselor

Hiring Company: Community First Services, Inc
Location: New York, NY

Job Description

Community First Services, a community based organization seeks experienced substance abuse/mental health counselor (aftercare counselor) for forensic populations transitioning to their respective communities. Conducts individual and group therapy sessions as defined by the contract. Provide counseling on the dangers and consequences of substance abuse. Conducts educational sessions as defined by the program contract. Evaluate clients' progress. Preparing performance reports and maintaining all appropriate records. Working with clients families to assist in developing a supportive structure. Serves as the liaison and coordinates transitional services with other community based organizations providing additional treatment to the clients.

Requirements/Qualifications

Necessary Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to work with clients and their families to gain their confidence and cooperation
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
  • Vast and recent knowledge of evidence-based substance abuse treatment practices

Education:
Masters degree from an accredited college or university in social or behavioral sciences. Two years professional experience in chemical addiction and mental health counseling; MSW preferred.

Contact Information

To apply for the "Aftercare Counselor" position, interested applicants should e-mail resume and cover letter to the following address:

Human Resources Department
Community First Services, Inc.
E-mail: hr@cfsnyc.org
Fax: 212-283-7776


Vice President of Workforce Development

Hiring Company: The National Urban League (www.nul.org)
Location: New York, NY

Job Description

The Vice President of Workforce Development is the organizational and administrative leader of the division; s/he will oversee a budget of $15M and direct a staff of eight. The VP is a primary contact for funders, major corporations and labor union, and assists NUL affiliates in understanding federal workforce development legislation, regulations and policies.

Requirements/Qualifications

Candidates should have a Master's degree and seven to ten years of demonstrated senior level workforce development managerial and administrative success. EdD or PhD in a related field is highly desirable.

Contact Information

Liz Vago, Managing Associate
Isaacson, Miller
263 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
E-mail: 4314@imsearch.com


Emergency Psychiatry Service

Hiring Company: Children's Hospital Boston
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Children's Hospital Boston is seeking an LICSW for a 20 hour permanent part-time position working as part of the Emergency Psychiatry Service. Clinicians are responsible for emergency evaluation, intervention, and disposition of children and adolescents who present to the Emergency Department in psychiatric crisis. Clinicians also answer any phone inquiries. This position requires experience in child and adolescent mental health, preferably with some experience in emergency or crisis work. Knowledge of hospital and insurance systems is beneficial. A staff psychiatrist is on call at all times to review cases.

This is a permanent, benefits-eligible position requiring a clinician who can work independently in the context of a busy medical setting. The position is primarily an evening position and is part of the evening psychiatry team, consisting of 2 social workers and a resource specialist. Weekly supervision is provided by one of the Program Directors, in addition to in situ supervision provided by staff psychiatrists about individual cases.

Requirements/Qualifications

LICSW is required for this position.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should apply on line. You can also email your resume directly to Kate Ginnis, LICSW, Associate Director of Emergency Psychiatry.


Clinical Director - Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT)

Hiring Company: Eliot Community Human Services
Location: Malden, MA

Job Description

Eliot's Adult Mental Health Division provides an integrated and comprehensive network of services to adults with psychiatric disabilities that promote consumer rights, responsibilities, rehabilitation, and recovery. We provide rehabilitative services that enable people to increase functioning in the living, working, and social environments of their choice.

Eliot is  currently seeking a strong, experienced Clinical Director for our Malden PACT Team.  The Clinical Director must have demonstrated leadership experience with excellent supervisory skills.  The qualified candidate will have proven experience in community-based work with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Must have demonstrated knowledge of consumer empowerment, consumer recovery and dual diagnosis. Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with a variety of employees and providers, extensive experience working with funding sources and community resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a multidisciplinary team of clinicians.
  • Lead and participate in treatment planning meetings on a weekly basis through written documentation and clinical discussions.
  • Provide and oversee treatment to clients served by the team.
  • Ensure that staff provides side by side interventions to clients that focus on problem solving, skills training, modeling behavior, optimism and encouragement.

Requirements/Qualifications

Must be a licensed clinician in Massachusetts with at least a master's degree in mental health counseling, social work, nursing, psychiatric rehabilitation, psychology or is a psychiatrist. Must have strong clinical skills, with at least 3 years of experience in treating adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses.

Demonstrated leadership experience with at least 2 years supervisory experience in community-based work with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Demonstrated knowledge of consumer empowerment, consumer recovery and dual diagnosis. Ability to develop and maintain satisfactory working relationships with a variety of employees and providers, possessing extensive experience working with funding sources and community resources. Computer literacy and skill in the use of computers and related software applications. Ability to consistently meet all necessary background and credentialing requirements. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Contact Information

Please apply online.


Youth Group Facilitator/Mentor

Hiring Company: Family Service of Greater Boston

Job Description

Part-time Temporary 25 hours in summer, potential for permanent position in Fall (15 hours per week, afterschool).

Family Service of Greater Boston's YouthAim! is a leadership development program for Boston adolescents, 14-19 years old. Using a youth empowerment model, the program develops Leader Apprentices through capacity building and positive social change projects. Participants are trained through individual and group work to set personal life and group goals, think critically, organize and execute educational workshops and events in the community, identify a mentor and perform community service. Integrating the use of artistic learning and expression and the practice of effective communication skills, YouthAim! seeks to create change agents that experience success through and beyond the program cycle.

Group Facilitators are responsible for:

  • support implementation of summer service projects;
  • provide adult leadership and guidance to the group's organization of youth-led workshops and community events; model positive leadership skills;
  • participation in group and individual performance feedback sessions;
  • mentor youth participants that supports goal setting, problem solving, case management and referrals, as needed.

Family Service of Greater Boston offers competitive salaries, training opportunities, benefits and support. FSGB is a private, EEO, non profit agency with a dynamic, diverse and talented team of staff.

Requirements/Qualifications

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Strong group facilitation skills and experience working with and establishing positive relationships with adolescent population;
  • ability to work collaboratively as a member of multi-disciplinary, cross-functional teams;
  • ability to demonstrate high energy and communicate a positive attitude;
  • an Associate or Bachelors degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related discipline (substitution of degree with relevant employment history will be considered);
  • desire to develop youth as change agents in their personal lives and community;
  • organizational skills.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should e-mail resume and cover letter, attached in Word document format.


FT LCSW

Hiring Company: Eagle Pond Rehabilitation & Living Center
Location: South Dennis, MA

Job Description

Full time position. Licensed social worker interested in a challenging career opportunity who is a problem-solver and a team player. Assist with care planning and assistance to residents and families of our skilled nursing facility.

EOE. New graduates will be considered; LSW/LCSW supervision provided.

Contact Information

Please mail or fax your resume to:
Paul Marchwat
Eagle Pond Rehabilitation & Living Center
PO Box 208, South Dennis, MA 02660
Fax: (508) 385-3533


Full-time Licensed Social Worker

Hiring Company: EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich on Cape Cod
Location: Harwich, MA (directly off exit 10)

Job Description

FT LSW for skilled nursing facility on the long-term care unit and occasional work on the short-term rehab unit. Will work in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams to deliver care to residents in our skilled nursing facility. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, implementing services required within the Social Services Department.

Requirements/Qualifications

Must be Licensed Social Worker (LSW or LCSW) in MA. Some experience in a long-term care setting preferred but not required. Training will be provided. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

Contact Information

Please contact: Jessica Kennedy, (617) 930-9069.


Seven Hills Career Fair


Location: 81 Hope Avenue, Worcester, MA

Job Description

Help Define the Dignity of Individuals with Life Challenges:
Seven Hills Foundation is seeking professional and motivated candidates interested in joining our team. Learn about our various professional positions and meet and greet program managers.

Contact Information

Submit your resume online for a pre-screening or bring it with you for your ticket into our Career Fair!

For information, please contact Susan Ash in Human Resources at 508.983.1324 or hr@sevenhills.org.


Full-time Social Worker

Hiring Company: Circle Surrogacy
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

A cutting edge, growing domestic and international parenting agency is looking for a full-time Social Worker (LCSW) to assist with the surrogate program and help grow the egg donor program.

Responsibilities include: Coordinate and conduct the egg donor/surrogate psycho-social assessments, liaison with in-house Journey Coordinators and psychologist, manage the matching process for clients and donors, work with the Director of Marketing to help facilitate growth in our egg donor program.

Requirements/Qualifications

Candidates should have at least 2 years experience conducting assessments, excellent time-management skills and openness to working with diverse populations. The candidate should possess leadership skills and a business focus. Special consideration will be given to candidates with knowledge of or experience with IVF/egg donation.

Contact Information

Please e-mail resume and cover letter.

Salary Information: Full benefits included.


Social Worker

Hiring Company: Seven Hills

Job Description

Full time LSW position (Job Code: 51107-27.2-0502) available immediately in pediatric nursing home.

Requirements/Qualifications

Long term care experience with developmental disabilities preferred. MA Lic required.

Contact Information

Apply online or e-mail resume.

Salary Information: $20 - 23/hr plus excellent benefits

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