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Program Director

Company: Youth Consultation Service (YCS)
Location: Paterson
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Dedicated. Compassionate. Inspiring. Rewarding. These are just some of the words to describe what it's like working at YCS. YCS employees are devoted professionals who have a passion for helping children, adolescents and adults. Do you share the same qualities? Kilbarchan IRTS (Intensive Residential Treatment Service Unit) in Paterson, NJ provides short term emergency placement for adolescent boys and girls including clinical and psychiatric evaluations and discharge planning. The site is currently hiring for a Program Director.The Program Director will be expected to run a small 6 bed unit. They will supervise the clinical team as well as residential staff. They must be able to implement programing and be responsible for contract requirements. They will ensure all staff are up to date on required training and work closely with families and clients. Schedule: Sunday 9:30 am-5:30 pm Monday 9:30 am-5:30 pm Tuesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Wednesday 10:00 am-6:00 pm Thursday 11:00 am-7:00 pm Hours may vary as needed Weekend hours may vary Job Duties: Lead the interdisciplinary team; assessing treatment needs; coordinating treatment activities and input and or developing of treatment plans Mentor other staff members on the therapeutic approach and provide clinical supervision Ensure clinical supervision is provided to all clinical staff Make recommendations in hiring, disciplinary action, promotion, and termination Develop yearly program goals and objectives geared at program enhancement. Provide supervision and consultation to both licensed and certified social workers or registered nurse (supervision responsibilities are according to licensure) Responsible for staff development by ensuring coordination and completion of providing in-service training, training required by licensing agency and Core Competency training. Must cooperate with the licensee and the applicable State department or division licensing unit with any legally mandated inspections or investigations Job Requirements: 2-3 years of experience working with adolescent population, specifically psychiatric population Current NJ LCSW or LPC Master's Degree A team player with great communication skills Time management and organization skills Familiar with Nurtured Heart Approach a plus YCS provides a competitive compensation package. Benefits for full-time employees include: Sign-on Bonus! Medical, Dental, and Vision Paid time off (Vacation, Personal, Sick time) Life insurance / disability benefits/ health and wellness programs 403 (B) savings and investment plans Potential public service loan forgivenessJob Type: Full-timeBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift On call Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Signing bonusEducation: Master's (Required)Experience: adolescent population, specifically psychiatric population: 2 years (Preferred) supervisory: 1 year (Required)License/Certification: LAC, LPC, LSW, LCSW or LMFT (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Youth Consultation Service (YCS), Paterson , Program Director, Executive , Paterson, New Jersey

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