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With the many changes taking place in the behavioral healthcare environment and the reconfiguration of agencies, many staff openings are becoming available, and many individuals are seeking positions. As a result, NJAMHAA has been offering this classified-ad service to both members and nonmembers: A fee for placing the posting and the cost of the communication has been paid for by the individual advertising the position.



Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc., is currently seeking for a Consultant-Psychiatrist for our Program for Assertive Community Treatment in Plainfield, New Jersey. This position will be working in Union County. Applicants must be board certified or board eligible.

Please see details about position below:
• Full-time or Part-time position available (Working on multiple teams)
• 13 to 15 hours a week (2 times a week)
o Flexible schedule, as long as it is Monday through Friday
• Additional hour of work each month to sign plans
• Must attend one daily meeting a week as part of schedule
o Can start schedule as early as 8 am
• On-call (phone only)
• Community work, which is accompanied by nurse or clinical staff
• Bridgeway makes a partial payment 1x a year for liability insurance (malpractice insurance)

(Flexible schedule, as long as it is Monday through Friday. Willing to work 13 to 15 hours a week (2 days a week)

PACT Psychiatrist Responsibilities
• Provide on-site and off-site psychiatric services to people served on the PACT team caseload.
• Provide on call consultation when not working specified hours with the team.
• Provide psychiatric evaluation, prescribe medication and crisis intervention services
• Provide on-going assessment and mental status, monitor efficacy of medication and team interventions, and assessment of medication side effects.
• Participate in the Recovery Planning process for each person receiving services from the team.
• Document psychiatric evaluations, assessments and contacts with persons served, their families and significant others.
• Help facilitate hospitalization, when necessary and coordinate care with inpatient psychiatrists as to ensure continuity of services and expedite discharge to the community.
• Provide training on psychiatric diagnosis, treatment and medication to other members of the team.

• Licensed to practice medicine in the state of New Jersey
• Board Certified or Board Eligible
• Experience - 2 years
• Must attend one daily meeting a week as part of schedule
• On-call (phone only)
• Community work, which is accompanied by nurse or clinical staff
• Valid driver's license
• Vehicle
• No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months

Send resumes to Melica Hampton at Melica.Hampton@bridgewayrehab.org or via fax to 908-355-6668.

Posted November 8, 2018


Director of Outpatient and Community Partial Care- Hudson/Passaic, New Jersey

SERV, a well-established leader in behavioral healthcare in NJ, provides a wide range of quality residential and support services. We are in need of compassionate and caring individuals who would like to support our consumers in achieving greater independence and life satisfaction.

Job Summary:
• Provide direction, management and supervision of day to day operations of the programs and staff in the Outpatient Department and Partial Care.
• Contribute to the development and implementation of Policies and Procedures relating to clinical operations in both programs
• Ensure compliance with the Department of DMHAS Mental Health, Medicare, and other governmental agencies.
• Ensure patient records are maintained in keeping with professional standards of practice and ensure compliance with client charting and billing completion timeliness requirements, auditing and compliance standards.
• Monitor and execute the Quality Improvement Initiatives for the Outpatient Department. And Partial Care
• Participate in budget planning and oversight, including monitoring of goals, productivity and objectives and programmatic spending to ensure financial stability.
• Manage and monitor internal and external referrals to outpatient and partial care programs and collaborate with community partners.
• Attend and support regular collaborative team meetings to discuss both client issues and team collaboration issues.
• Handle employee relations and staff development for outpatient and partial care department staff.
• Provide assessment, planning and treatment for patients to assist staff as needed.

• The Director of Outpatient Services must have at least a master's degree in the human service/behavioral health field plus five years of clinical and related work experience.
• A Professional and/or Clinical License required: LCSW
• Minimum of 5 years post degree experience in clinical practice and supervision which includes 3 years of experience in an administrative/management capacity preferred
• This position requires a high degree of clinical knowledge and competence as well as management/business skills and knowledge of community based behavioral health services
• Must have a proven background of success in program development, physician engagement and business growth
• Must have experience managing multi-clinical programs and marketing.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your resume to careers@servbhs.org Attn: Mark Kennedy

Posted October 19, 2018


Director of Clinical Services

Turning Point is seeking a Director of Clinical Services for its Detox and Short-term Residential program at its Paterson location.

Responsibilities include:
• In accordance with N.J.A.C 10:161A-1.8, the Director of Clinical Services shall be responsible for the direction, provision and quality of substance abuse counseling services, including the following: Ensuring that the behavioral and pharmacologic approaches to treatment are evidence-based or based on universally accepted information to provide treatment services consistent with recognized treatment principles and practices for each level of care and type of client served by the facility;
•  Ensuring that substance abuse counseling services are provided as specified in the client treatment plan and coordinated with other client care services, if applicable, to provide continuity of care; Assisting in developing and maintaining written job descriptions for substance abuse counseling personnel and assigning duties;
• Providing orientation to and evaluation of new counseling staff prior to assigning them counseling responsibilities; 
•  Participating in the identification of quality care indicators and outcome objectives and the collection and review of data to monitor staff and program performance;
• Ensuring that clinical staff, including counselor-interns, are supervised by the appropriately credentialed staff. Participating in planning and budgeting for the provision of substance a counseling services; and
• Ensuring that all counseling staff are properly licensed or credentialed in accordance with this chapter;
• Assessing and participating in staff education activities and providing consultation to facility personnel;
• Ensuring that the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of clients with co-occurring disorders is provided by appropriately trained and qualified clinical staff and that the clinical supervision of such staff is provided;
• Providing or ensuring, and documenting, that direct clinical supervision is provided at least one hour per week to all clinical staff, individually or in a group setting, with group supervision not to exceed 50 percent of supervision time, as well as any clinical supervision requirements under N.J.A.C. 13:34C;Developing and maintaining written objectives, policies and procedures, an organizational plan and a quality assurance program for substance abuse counseling services that are reviewed by the administrator;
•  Participating in the identification of quality care indicators and outcome objectives and the collection and review of data to monitor staff and program performance;
• Participating in planning and budgeting for the provision of substance a counseling services; and
• Ensuring that clinical staff, including counselor-interns, are supervised by the appropriately credentialed staff.

• Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
• Professional Clinical License (LPC or LCSW) and LCADC w/ at least a master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology; CCS required.
• Ten years of experience working in residential mental health or substance abuse treatment, at least 5 of which were in administrative and/or supervisory positions.
• Experience with public funding processes and requirements (state, county)
• Experience in organizational and systems development and CQI
• Strong clinically/diagnostic skills, knowledge of DSM-V, mental health and co-occurring issues
• Some weekend availability may be required

Turning Point is an EOE Employer. Interested candidates may contact the Human Resources Director, Colette Davenport at 973-239-9400 ext153 or send resume and salary requirements to cdavenport@turningpointnj.org.

Posted October 18, 2018


Program Director – Child, Adolescent and Adult Outpatient Services

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in a Mental Health discipline and a professional license are required, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is preferred. Must also have at least three years of post-Master’s experience and two years of program administration or staff supervision experience.

The Program Director will oversee our Montclair Adult and Adolescent/Children Outpatient programs Center for Behavioral Health (CBH) and Riskin Children’s Center (RCC).

Responsibilities include:
- Overall daily operations, marketing and financial processes of CBH and RCC.
- Overseeing and monitoring billing procedures for Medicaid, Medicare and all other insurance providers as well as maintaining an acute awareness of payment status of claims
- In consult with the Medical Director, supervises all clinical staff in CBH and RCC in providing individual, group and family treatment. Also, provides administrative oversight of part-time psychiatrists in the programs
- Provides direct clinical services, which will include clinical intakes and assessments
- Develops and implements performance improvement measures and monitors outcomes for CBH and RCC
- Oversees utilization reviews and quality assurance activities
- Provides maintenance and analysis of statistical information and supplies reports to various State of New Jersey oversight organizations.

Reports to: Senior Director of Clinical Services
Location : Montclair, NJ

Please submit resumes and inquiries to: HRDept@mhaessexmorris.org

Posted October 9, 2018


Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse for Children and Adolescents

Preferred Behavioral Health Group, Preferred Center for Children and Families - Brick, NJ
Part or Full-time
Preferred Behavioral Health Group is one of the largest non-profit agencies in Monmouth and Ocean Counties that provides behavioral health treatment and services encompassing mental health, substance use and addiction programs. Serving the local community for 40 years, Preferred Behavioral Health Group has evolved to meet the needs of children, teens, adults, families and corporations; with a multitude of programs supporting individuals from 4 years old to 104 years old.

We are seeking a Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse for our outpatient behavioral health program for Children and Families. Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse would be responsible for the provision of psychiatric care to clients ages 5 to 18.

The program is located in Brick, NJ. We are open seven days a week which provides for flexible scheduling. Working a few evenings per week is expected.
Responsibilities include:
• Provide psychiatric evaluations and diagnostic testing under the supervision of a collaborative physician.
• Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse will prescribe medications
• Maintain records in our electronic health record
• Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse collaborates with other providers and family members
• Completes outside forms as necessary
• Demonstrate clinical competency in psychotropic medication use, side effects, and indications for psychiatric intervention for children and adolescents.
• Master of Science in Nursing
• Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Specialist in Child/Adolescent Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric /Mental Health Nursing.
• Must possess a current NJ License to practice
Job Type: Part or Full-time
• Master's Degree or higher
• NJ License to Practice
Send resumes to Tara Chalakani, LPC, NCC, ACS, RN, Vice President, Mental Health Services for Youth and Families, at tchalakani@preferredbehavioral.org.



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