Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Program Coordinator for Outpatient Services, Child and Adolescent Services – School Based Programs within Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The primary purpose of the Program Coordinator is to coordinate and supervise 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.
Oversees data collection and reporting of activity and utilization to facilitate quality performance and program evaluation initiatives. Assures accuracy and validity of data and reports to funding and regulatory agencies.
Develops a strong partnership with the school district and other constituent groups, including all entities of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Department of Education, and all local social services, medical, and mental health child serving agencies.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in a behavioral health field plus four (4) years of postgraduate experience.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Extensive reading required. Lifting of up to 10 pounds. Extended periods of sitting. Hearing is essential. Ability to speak and write clearly is required.
WORKENVIRONMENT: Generally pleasant and quiet work environment. Sometimes required to manage an agitated patient. May be required to travel within the state.
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.