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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: AdmnAsst-UNELB001-20181101

Position Overview

Facilitates communication among the Homeless Outreach Support Team members and people served by Homeless Outreach Support Team, often serving as the initial point of contact for persons served calling or visiting the office. As a member of the team, performs general secretarial and clerical duties as assigned with the program. Works with Administration Billing Personnel and utilizes the electronic health record to ensure that the teams documentation and billing systems are accurate and timely.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Responsibilities:
    • Coordinates routine administrative program activities:
      • Maintenance of electronic health record data/filing systems/Data base systems
      • Typing and data entry
      • Opening and routing mail
      • Appointments and meetings for staff and maintains calendar as assigned
    • Answering, screening and routing telephone calls including routine and crisis calls from people served by Homeless Outreach Support Team
    • Meets and greets persons served, family members and state stakeholders when they visit the office
    • Assists in the collection of program data, as assigned by the team leader and/or director
    • Attends team meetings and in-service trainings as assigned by the team leader and/or director
    • Maintains:
      • The program’s supply inventory
      • Management information and distributes to the other team members
      • Confidentiality of mental health program information, electronic records, all paper documents, etc.
      • Staff attendance records and coordinates staff requests for time off as assigned
    • Answers routine correspondence, drafts responses to selected administrative correspondence
    • Data Entry and Billing Management:
      • Enters all billing information in accordance with Administrative office personnel and  timeline
      • Ensures that the teams documentation and  billing systems are accurate and timely
      • Enters all statistical data collection and prepares monthly and quarterly reports in accordance with Administrative office timeline
    • Monitors:
      • All invoicing from vendors for accuracy
      • Returns and  Invoices for credits due
      • Prepares vouchers for vendor/pharmacy payments
      • Performs all other duties as related to administrative/secretarial position
    • E-mail:
      • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift
  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications
    • High School Diploma/G.E.D. required
    • Associates degree preferred
  • Experience
    • A minimum of three years secretarial work experience; bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Ability to proof read correspondence
    • Pleasant telephone manner
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (Spanish a plus)
  • emotional skills:
    • Work well as part of a close-knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • intellectual skills:
    • Manage diverse responsibilities on an ongoing basis
    • Provide administrative and office management support to a 9 person staff daily
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
    • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 6 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: CoOcSpec-SOBOA002-20180906

Co-Occurring Specialist

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to individuals with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program.

Assesses history and current needs and preferences of the person served in the areas of mental health and substance use.  Works with the person served and the team to develop integrated mental health and substance use treatment goals and interventions. Provides clinical leadership for PACT staff in the area of dual disorder treatment.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • participates:
    • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of people served as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person served lives
    • Within the team, in the development of substance abuse assessment, comprehensive assessment and a service plan, often focusing on substance abuse treatment needs of the person receiving services
  • Provides:
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on substance abuse education needs of the person served
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention. Stages wise treatment is provided utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Outreach to  newly enrolled individuals and encourages those reluctant to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of co-occurring disorders.  Develops co-occurring disorders materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team
    • Training and supervision in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Techniques and skills
    • In-vivo training and supervision to PACT staff
    • Orientation to new staff on PACT services and recovery-based interventions
    • And facilitates team’s weekly clinical meeting
    • Implementation of the Integrated Dual Disorder Evidenced-Based Practice
  • Consults:
    • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
  • Coordinates:
    • Case documentation for seven to eight persons served
  • E-mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift
  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
    • CAC or CADC required or must be attained within three years of hire into the position.
    • Masters degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area preferred

 

  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health preferred
    • Two years experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders or substance abusers required

 

  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required.
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months.

 

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward persons served
    • Conveys hopefulness toward persons served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to individuals in crisis
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

 

  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

 

  • Agency Computer use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
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  • Announcement Date: 6 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: CoOcSpec-PALIA003-20180906

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
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  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: CommLPNu-HTANA004-20180912

Position Overview: 

As part of the service team, provides nursing services, direct-support services, care management, education and primary health care to persons served. Assures that medical needs are being addressed in the community. Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Responsibilities:
    • Participates:
      • As a team member, and specifically as an integral part of the nursing sub-team led by the APN,  in the frequent monitoring, assessment and treatment of the mental and physical health care of persons receiving services including ongoing assessment and treatment interventions for metabolic syndrome.
      • In the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and the Individualized Service Plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline.
    • Direct Medical Care-Provides:
      • Medication administration to include: oral, topical and injectable medication.
      • Glucose monitoring as well as teaching persons served in the use and value of glucose monitoring devices.
      • Supervision of medication self-administration to include medication counseling and education on medication indications, side-effects and contraindications.
      • Monitoring and recording of vital signs, medication reactions and side-effects.
      • Assessment of persons served ambulation needs.
      • Assistance with daily basic care routines such as: bathing, dressing, hygiene.
      • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to consumers and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric and primary care medications, side-effects and physical health care.
      • Crisis intervention services for people served who are diagnosed with acute medical needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
      • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule.
      • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept community healthcare services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
      • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric and physical health care.
    • Consults with hospital and community medical professionals regarding physical healthcare and wellness needs and coordinates physical healthcare appointments for individuals in preparation for discharge into the community
    • Coordinates care management with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person receiving services

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent, Licensed Practical Nurse with the State of New Jersey in good standing.
  • Experience
    • One year of technical nursing training supplemented with two years of paid work experience in community nursing.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
    • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital and community based medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
    • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: CommNurs-HTANA005-20180912

Position Overview: 

As part of the service team, Community Nurse provides nursing assessment, direct-support services, care management and primary health care to persons served. Assures that the medical needs being addressed in the hospital are continued in the community. Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Responsibilities:
    • Participates:
      • As a team member, and specifically as an integral part of the nursing sub-team led by the APN,  in the frequent monitoring, assessment and treatment of the mental and physical health care of persons receiving services including ongoing assessment and treatment interventions for metabolic syndrome.
      • In the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and the Individualized Service Plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline.
    • Direct Medical Care-Provides:
      • Medication administration to include: oral, topical and injectable medication.
      • Glucose monitoring as well as teaching persons served in the use and value of glucose monitoring devices.
      • Supervision of medication self-administration to include medication counseling and education on medication indications, side-effects and contraindications.
      • Monitoring and recording of vital signs, medication reactions and side-effects.
      • Assessment of persons served ambulation needs.
      • Assistance with daily basic care routines such as: bathing, dressing, hygiene.
      • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to consumers and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric and primary care medications, side-effects and physical health care.
      • Crisis intervention services for people served who are diagnosed with acute medical needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
      • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule.
      • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept community healthcare services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
      • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric and physical health care.
    • Consults with hospital and community medical professionals regarding physical healthcare and wellness needs and coordinates physical healthcare appointments for individuals in preparation for discharge into the community
    • Coordinates care management with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person receiving services

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent, Licensed Practical Nurse with the State of New Jersey in good standing.
  • Experience
    • One year of technical nursing training supplemented with two years of paid work experience in community nursing.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
    • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital and community based medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
    • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: OutrSpec-UNELC006-20181101

Position Overview: Under the direction of the Director of Homeless and Housing Services, provides supportive services to individuals who are homeless and have a mental health diagnosis in Union County.

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Supportive Services:
    • Provides intensive outreach to individuals in the streets, shelters, and anywhere designated that homeless individuals may congregate.
    • Coordinates the care for approximately twelve to fifteen individuals, providing advocacy, housing search, mental health education, daily living skill training, and supportive counseling
    • Accompanies individuals to all initial appointments and provides transportation when necessary
    • Coordinates referrals and linkages to housing, mental health, substance abuse; medical and various social service providers as needed for the individual.
    • Utilize evidenced based practices, including motivational interviewing, CBT skills, IMR, and Career Development, when engaging individuals with their recovery.
    • Provides frequent face-to-face contact in order to engage and maintain individual with services and housing
    • Provides on-going intensive support for a period of 3-6 months
    • Coordinates the development of the Individual recovery plan for each individuals
    • Participates in the rotation of on-call services to homeless individuals
  • Coordination of Services:
    • Maintains contact with service providers to encourage referrals and insure effective coordination of services
    • Participates in weekly supervision to review cases and issues related to level of service
  • Program Evaluation/Reporting:
    • Submits a daily report of face to face contacts and linkages provided
    • Submits hospitalization domain forms on a monthly basis
    * PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS NEEDED
  • E-mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner.
    • Emails must be read once per work day/shift
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision Making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area. CAC, CRC, BSW
    • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area. CAC, CRC, MSW preferred
    • 2 years paid progressive work experience in human services required with a t least one year in mental health.
    • 2 years additional paid work experience in mental health substitutes for a bachelor’s degree
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required
  • Communication:
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect towards clients
    • Counsels individuals
    • Case recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish preferred)
  • Emotional Skills:
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer Proficiency:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
    • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Credible
  • Subcommittee Statement

    All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

    Mandated Trainings Statement

    There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

    Confidentiality Statement

    Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

    All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

    At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpPP-UNELD007-20181101

Position Overview:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, Wellness Specialist/Peer Professional provides wellness assessment and direct services to people who have serious mental illness and who are enrolled in the PACT Program

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • Participates :
    • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of persons receiving services as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person served lives
    • Within the team, in the development of psychosocial and comprehensive assessments and a service plan
  • Develops and implements :
    • Illness self management and recovery action plans with people receiving services
  • Provides :
    • Mental health education, community living skill training, and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to person served and significant others
    • Wellness services including education and cognitive/behavioral interventions on nutrition, diet, exercise, stress reduction, strategies and other wellness tools
    • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Outreach to new persons served and encourages reluctant individuals to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the welfare of the person served
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of recovery and wellness.  Works with the team to develop materials and strategies for teaching wellness strategies including Wellness Recovery Action Plans, instilling hope, promoting choice and empowerment, and spirituality, in conjunction with the team
  • Consults :
    • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the people receiving services
  • Coordinates :
    • Chart documentation and management reviews for approximately seven to eight medical records

 

 

  • E-mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift
  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Education/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area and at least two years experience in the provision of mental health services, or
    • Associate’s degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and two years experience in the provision of MH services, or
    • The degree requirement may be waived for individuals who have or are receiving mental health services, two years experience, paid or volunteer, in provision of MH services required
    • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect towards persons served
    • Conveys hopefulness
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Case recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to persons in crisis
    • Works well as part of a closely-knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

 

  • computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
    • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: PeerSupp-SOBOA008-20181101

Position Overview:  

To provide Peer Support Services to adults that are referred to Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services.  Peer Support Specialists provide expertise that professional training cannot replicate.  Peer Specialists are integrated team members, who provide highly individualized services while promoting consumer self-determination and decision- making.  They focus on consumer’s level of health and survival skills. This position provides opportunities for mentoring, as well as for on-going Peer Support Services after the crisis has been resolved. 

Essential Job Functions

* CREATE AND MAINTAIN : 

o A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person-centered planning, and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.

o A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

* PROVIDES : 

o To ensure that individuals being screened on the PESS Unit have the opportunity to benefit from    

o the highly individualized services of a Peer Support Specialist.        

o Works with individuals during the screening process to promote self-determination and independent 

o decision-making.

o When appropriate helps individuals to set short-term treatment goals.

o To provide information about the screening process to individuals on the PESS Unit.

o To provide short-term follow-up services to those individuals being referred to the Richard Hall 

o CMHC to ensure linkage and stabilization. 

o aftercare treatment both in the Medication Clinic and the Assessment Center.

o Recognizes the importance of teamwork by consulting and collaborating with screening staff.

o Responsible for completing documentation in a timely and professionally manner.

o Consults and collaborates with RWJ/Barnabas staff to coordinate

o interdepartmental services.

o Maintains consumer rights and insures consumer confidentiality.

o Provides the most efficient and effective work processes to meet the needs of individuals, which

leads to the highest quality of services.

o Displays a professional and collaborative spirit in fulfilling responsibilities and assisting others. 

o Helps to create and maintain positive morale with the team, sharing in successes, working through

o problems.  Fosters open dialogue, and works towards creating an atmosphere where outcomes and

o successes ensure the highest quality of care.

o Complies with all Local, State and Federal safety and other regulations, as well as, DMHS standards.  Attends all required trainings and in-service presentations.  

* CONSULTS : 

o With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the people receiving services

* COORDINATES AND MONITORS : 

o Documentation for charts assigned as directed by PESS director 

o Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served

* E-MAIL: 

o Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

* SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

o Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

* DECISION MAKING:  

o On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

* EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

o Bachelors Degree in a human services field or in another area  OR

o Experience working / volunteering with adults with severe and persistent mental illness for at least 1+ years  OR

o Experience working / volunteering with a National, State or Local mental health consumer advocate group for at least 1+ years

o Self-knowledge to manage their mental illness and be in recovery

 

* DRIVER’S LICENSE, VEHICLE

o Valid drivers license required

o No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months

o Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

* COMMUNICATION:  

o Demonstrates empathy and respect towards persons served

o Conveys hopefulness 

o Non-judgmental manner

o Case recording, report writing

o Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills

o Appropriate conflict resolution skills

o Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)

* EMOTIONAL SKILLS:

o Responds calmly to persons in crisis

o Works well as part of a closely-knit team

o Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups

o Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis

o Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

* INTELLECTUAL SKILLS:

o Comprehend hospital/medical records

o Manages diverse responsibilities

o Excellent multi-tasking skills

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills

o Strong attention to detail

o Good organizational and problem-solving ability 

o Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

o Agency Computer use:

* MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.

* Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position

* Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Credible Electronic Health Record. 

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: PsycNurs-UNELD009-20181101

Position Overview: 

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides nursing assessment, direct-support services and primary health care to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals who are enrolled in the PACT Program. 

Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
    • responsibilities:
      • Participates:
        • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of people served
        • Within the team in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
      • Provides and Monitors:
        • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to people served and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
        • Crisis intervention services for people served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
        • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
      • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
      • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
        • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
        • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care 
        • Metabolic Syndrome screening
        • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
        • Administers prescribed medications and injections, draws blood, and prepares laboratory specimens for delivery, if certified to do so
        • Responsible for accurate record-keeping of all medications administered in the Medication Record
        • Adheres to nursing protocols regarding medication administration and storage
        • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
        • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation,  self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
        • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
        •  Documentation charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
        • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
    • E-mail:
      • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

 

  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

 

  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required with valid license in NJ

 

  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree/certification/license work experience required. One year of psychiatric nursing required

 

  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward person served
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Conveys hopefulness towards person served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Case recording
    • Report writing

 

  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to person served in crisis
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team

 

  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

 

  • computer proficiency:

 

  • Agency Computer use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer (and computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
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  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: PsycNurs-BEHAA010-20180912

Position Overview: 

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides nursing assessment, direct-support services and primary health care to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals who are enrolled in the PACT Program. 

Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
    • responsibilities:
      • Participates:
        • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of people served
        • Within the team in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
      • Provides and Monitors:
        • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to people served and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
        • Crisis intervention services for people served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
        • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
      • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
      • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
        • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
        • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care 
        • Metabolic Syndrome screening
        • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
        • Administers prescribed medications and injections, draws blood, and prepares laboratory specimens for delivery, if certified to do so
        • Responsible for accurate record-keeping of all medications administered in the Medication Record
        • Adheres to nursing protocols regarding medication administration and storage
        • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
        • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation,  self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
        • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
        •  Documentation charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
        • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
    • E-mail:
      • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

 

  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

 

  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required with valid license in NJ

 

  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree/certification/license work experience required. One year of psychiatric nursing required

 

  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward person served
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Conveys hopefulness towards person served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Case recording
    • Report writing

 

  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to person served in crisis
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team

 

  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

 

  • computer proficiency:

 

  • Agency Computer use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer (and computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: PsycNurs-PALIA011-20180912

Position Overview: 

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides nursing assessment, direct-support services and primary health care to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals who are enrolled in the PACT Program. 

Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
    • responsibilities:
      • Participates:
        • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of people served
        • Within the team in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
      • Provides and Monitors:
        • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to people served and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
        • Crisis intervention services for people served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
        • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
      • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
      • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
        • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
        • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care 
        • Metabolic Syndrome screening
        • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
        • Administers prescribed medications and injections, draws blood, and prepares laboratory specimens for delivery, if certified to do so
        • Responsible for accurate record-keeping of all medications administered in the Medication Record
        • Adheres to nursing protocols regarding medication administration and storage
        • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
        • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation,  self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
        • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
        •  Documentation charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
        • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
    • E-mail:
      • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

 

  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

 

  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required with valid license in NJ

 

  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree/certification/license work experience required. One year of psychiatric nursing required

 

  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward person served
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Conveys hopefulness towards person served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Case recording
    • Report writing

 

  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to person served in crisis
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team

 

  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

 

  • computer proficiency:

 

  • Agency Computer use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer (and computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: PsycNurs-UNPLA012-20180912

Position Overview: 

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides nursing assessment, direct-support services and primary health care to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals who are enrolled in the PACT Program. 

Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
    • responsibilities:
      • Participates:
        • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of people served
        • Within the team in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
      • Provides and Monitors:
        • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to people served and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
        • Crisis intervention services for people served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
        • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
      • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
      • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
        • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
        • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care 
        • Metabolic Syndrome screening
        • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
        • Administers prescribed medications and injections, draws blood, and prepares laboratory specimens for delivery, if certified to do so
        • Responsible for accurate record-keeping of all medications administered in the Medication Record
        • Adheres to nursing protocols regarding medication administration and storage
        • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
        • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation,  self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
        • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
        •  Documentation charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
        • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
    • E-mail:
      • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

 

  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

 

  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required with valid license in NJ

 

  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree/certification/license work experience required. One year of psychiatric nursing required

 

  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward person served
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Conveys hopefulness towards person served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Case recording
    • Report writing

 

  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to person served in crisis
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team

 

  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

 

  • computer proficiency:

 

  • Agency Computer use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer (and computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: Psychiat-UNPLA013-20181101

PACT Psychiatrist Responsibilities

Provide on-site and off-site psychiatric services to people served on the PACT team caseload.
Provide on call coverage 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, and will document coordination of services with other medical providers who provide primary or other medical services to persons receiving services from Bridgeway.
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.
E-Mail:

Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift
Scope of Responsibility:

Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency.
Decision Making:

On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.
Any additional duties as assigned
Requirements:

Experience-2 years practicing medicine
Valid driver’s license required.
No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months.
Communication:

Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Speak, read and write English.
Emotional Skills:

Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups.
Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis.
Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn.
Intellectual Skills:

Excellent multi-tasking skills, strong attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good organizational and problem-solving ability.
Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously.
Computer Proficiency:

MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Credible

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: RcptnstB-HDJEA014-20180912

Position Overview:

Facilitates communication among the CIS team members, referral sources and people served by CIS, serving as the initial point of contact for persons calling or visiting the CIS office. Maintains the “living room” atmosphere as welcoming. Takes calls for referrals, greets all persons served and visitors, and schedules staff appointments as needed. As a member of the CIS team, performs general secretarial, clerical and billing duties as assigned within the program.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards.
  • Roles and Responsibilities:
    • Coordinates routine administrative program activities:
      • Maintenance of filing systems
      • Typing and data entry
      • Photocopying, faxing
      • Scheduling appointments and meetings for staff
    • Answering and routing telephone calls and referring walk-ins to Licensed Clinicians or Wellness Specialists
    • Meets and greets persons served, family members and referral and affiliated stakeholders when they visit the office
    • Assists in the collection of program data, as assigned
    • Attends Team Meetings and in-service trainings as assigned
    • Maintains:
      • The program’s supply inventory
      • Management information and distributes to the other team members
      • Confidentiality of mental health program information and records
    • Answers routine correspondence
    • Data Entry: Enters all billing information in accordance with Administrative Office timeline
    • Prepares vouchers for vendor/employee payments as needed
    • Performs all other duties as related to secretarial position
    • Creates, receives and responds to all email correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read and responded to at least once/work day per shift.

Scope of Responsibility:

Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include familiarity of other departments within the agency. On a regular basis, exercises sound judgement and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements:

  • At least two years prior secretarial work experience is preferred but not required.
  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. is preferred but not required.

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Communications:
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English and Spanish.
    • Pleasant telephone manner
    • Computer literate in all MS Office applications with a strong emphasis in MS Word and Excel. Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position. Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access email, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Relias Learning, Electronic time keeping in ADP, and electronic medical records via Care Logic and Credible.
  • Emotional skills:
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups.
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis.
    • Upbeat, professional attitude.
    • A willingness to learn.
  • Intellectual skills:
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills, strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability.
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: SuEdSpec-HDUNA015-20180912

Position Overview: 

The Supported Education Specialist will provide community-based Supported Education Services and support to help the persons served in Union and Middlesex counties identify and accomplish their educational goals. The SES will provide a variety of tools and supports to help people enter educational environments. By using tools such as motivational interviewing, readiness assessment and development, and IMR and WRAP, service recipients will receive high quality services that will result in better educational and employment outcomes. The SEC provides services to assist people in developing academic skills such as note taking, study skills, social skills, negotiating accommodations, and disclosing on campus. Practitioners will employ the Choose-Get-Keep- and Leave approach to services. The SEC will also provide on site educational assessments and consultation for people at self help centers across the central region of NJ.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
  • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

 

  • Develop Readiness Skills
  • Facilitate the development of an agency culture which values work and education
  • Conducts educational assessments
  • Helps the person served develop academic goal
  • Develop career profile
  • Helps the person to complete all prerequisites
    • Help to develop and access all resources including financial aid, transportation, clothing,      books
    • Works to develop all collateral supports and skills such as social skills training, WRAP, stress management
  • Conduct resource and functional assessment
  • Uses IMR tools to facilitate education as a step to achieve recovery goals
  • Educational  Coaching
  • Provide all levels of CGKL counseling and support
    • Facilitate referral to employment services or career centers when nearing completion of schooling
  • Develop natural supports and peer supports
  • Link to campus and community based support services
  • Link to financial assistance offices
  • Accommodation awareness and advocacy skills
    • Case Management :
      • Completes all documentation on time.
      • Assumes all case management responsibilities for caseload
      • Communicates with case managers at various programs regarding members educational functioning and needs
      • Supplies case managers with on going reports on progress and acts as part of the recovery team.

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • B.A in psych rehab or related field.
  • Experience:
    • Two years related experience. Knowledge of Supported Employment, Supported education, benefits and ADA.
    • Drivers License, Vehicle
      • Valid driver’s license required.
      • No more than one moving violation in the past 12 months.
      • Vehicle required.

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Demonstrate empathy and respect to persons served.
    • Case recording, report writing.
    • Maintain positive relationships with employers.
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (fluent in Spanish a plus).
  • E-mail:
  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per workday/shift.
  • emotional skills:
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups.
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis.
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn.
  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records.
    • Manages diverse responsibilities.
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability.
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously.

 

  • computer proficiency:

 

  • Agency Computer use:
  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: VocaSpec-HDJEB016-20181101

Vocational Specialist

Position Overview: 

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, Vocational Specialist provides assessment and direct service to people with serious and persistent mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program. Assesses persons served education and employment history and develops plans and interventions in conjunction with the individual and the team in the area of employment/career services

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning, and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

 

  • Participates:
    • As a team member in the frequent  monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of persons served as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person lives
    • Within the team, in the development of a vocational assessment, comprehensive assessment, and an individualized recovery plan, often focusing on education and employment needs of the individual
    • In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision
  • Provides:
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to person served and significant others, often focusing on education and employment needs utilizing stage-wise interventions, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral strategies
    • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
    • The Evidenced-base Practice Supportive Employment Model
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
    • Outreach to new persons served and encourages reluctant individuals to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the areas of education and employment.  Develops materials and strategies for career interventions in conjunction with the team.
    • On-site and off-site job coaching services
    • Assessment of  individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the area of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Networks:
    • In the community to locate and create volunteer and paid work opportunities for individuals served by  PACT based on their skills and interests
  • Consults:
    • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
  • Coordinates:
    • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s).
    • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
  • E-mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

 

  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
    • CRC, CPRP preferred
  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health and/or vocational rehabilitation.
    • Experience with vocational services for people with disabilities required
    • Job development or sales experience preferred
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward persons served
    • Conveys hopefulness toward persons served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Speak, read and write English (Spanish speaking also preferred)
  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to individuals in crisis
    • Develops trusting relationships with persons served
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
      • Agency Computer use:
        • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.

Operate a personal computer (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  • Announcement Date: 6 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: VocaSpec-HDUNA017-20180906

Vocational Specialist

Position Overview: 

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, Vocational Specialist provides assessment and direct service to people with serious and persistent mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program. Assesses persons served education and employment history and develops plans and interventions in conjunction with the individual and the team in the area of employment/career services

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning, and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

 

  • Participates:
    • As a team member in the frequent  monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of persons served as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person lives
    • Within the team, in the development of a vocational assessment, comprehensive assessment, and an individualized recovery plan, often focusing on education and employment needs of the individual
    • In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision
  • Provides:
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to person served and significant others, often focusing on education and employment needs utilizing stage-wise interventions, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral strategies
    • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
    • The Evidenced-base Practice Supportive Employment Model
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
    • Outreach to new persons served and encourages reluctant individuals to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the areas of education and employment.  Develops materials and strategies for career interventions in conjunction with the team.
    • On-site and off-site job coaching services
    • Assessment of  individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the area of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Networks:
    • In the community to locate and create volunteer and paid work opportunities for individuals served by  PACT based on their skills and interests
  • Consults:
    • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
  • Coordinates:
    • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s).
    • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
  • E-mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

 

  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
    • CRC, CPRP preferred
  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health and/or vocational rehabilitation.
    • Experience with vocational services for people with disabilities required
    • Job development or sales experience preferred
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward persons served
    • Conveys hopefulness toward persons served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Speak, read and write English (Spanish speaking also preferred)
  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to individuals in crisis
    • Develops trusting relationships with persons served
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
      • Agency Computer use:
        • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.

Operate a personal computer (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellClin-WAWAA018-20181101

Position Overview:

Masters level clinical lead for the team, provides supervision, and skill assessment/skill teaching for team members. In collaboration with team leader, ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program.

Create and Maintain:

A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
Provides:

Clinical supervision and direction to the PACT team, emphasizing a peer clinical supervision approach and using individual supervision as needed
Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on substance abuse education needs of the consumer
Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention. Stages wise treatment is provided utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
Outreach to newly enrolled individuals and encourages those reluctant to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
Technical assistance and education to members of the team in reference to best clinical practices. Utilizes best practices materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team
Coordinates:

Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
Responsible:

For co-facilitating clinical meetings.
Orientating new staff to PACT services
Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to recovery goal attainment
Participates:

Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, often focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services
Implements:

Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
Consults:

o with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served

E-Mail:

Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift
Scope of Responsibility:

Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
Decision Making:

On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.
Requirements

Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
MSW, LPC, CPRP, preferred
3 years paid progressive work experience with people who have serious mental illness and at least one year in providing mental health supervision
Valid driver’s license required
No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
Vehicle required
Communication:

Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
Non-judgmental manner
Chart recording, report writing
Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Appropriate conflict resolution skills
Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
Emotional Skills:

Responds calmly to people in crisis
Works well as a part of a closely knit team
Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
Intellectual Skills:

Comprehend hospital/medical records
Manages diverse responsibilities
Excellent multi-tasking skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Good organizational and problem-solving ability
Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
Computer Proficiency:

MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
Operate a personal computer (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Credible

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 6 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellNurs-UNELC019-20180906

Part-time  Wellness Nurse RN (22.5 hours per week)

Position Overview: 

As part of the service team, Wellness Nurse provides nursing assessment, direct-support services, care management and primary health care to persons served. Assures that the medical needs being addressed in the hospital are continued in the community. Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
    • responsibilities:
      • Participates:
        • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of persons receiving services including ongoing assessment for metabolic syndrome. This begins at the time of persons served admission to services.
        • in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and a service plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
      • Provides:
        • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to consumers and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
        • Crisis intervention services for clients with acute medical needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
        • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
        • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
        • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care. 
        • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
      • Consults with Hospital and community medical professionals regarding physical healthcare and wellness needs and coordinates physical healthcare appointments for individuals in preparation for discharge into the community
      • Coordinates care management with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person receiving services
      • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the consumer

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required

 

  • Experience
    • Three years paid work experience in mental health, community nursing preferred.

 

  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
    • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)

 

  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

 

  • intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously


 

 

  • computer proficiency:

 

  • Agency Computer use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-UNELB020-20181101

Position Overview:

Wellness Specialist is  lead for the team, to ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the SHU  Program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Provides:
    • Leadership in the areas of wellness and recovery interventions with individuals. Assists team members with development of wellness/recovery skills with individuals.
    • Initiates Health Literacy training and provides leadership in the team to integrate skills with individuals
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on wellness needs.
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • Stages wise treatment utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • Cognitive behavioral techniques such as: modeling, role playing, relapse prevention, relaxation, encouragement and reinforcement to teach and normalize community interaction, and train staff on techniques.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs.
    • Develop and implement a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly basis.
    • Provide supportive counseling, medication education, mental health education and early crisis intervention.
    • Implement evidenced based services, including use of MI and CBT skills, with the individuals of the program to promote recovery
    • Assess individual’s daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, and self-advocacy issues.
    • Provide on-going support services and individual monitoring in a team approach via frequent face-to-face contact.
    • Provide supportive counseling and education to family members and significant others as needed.
    • Accompanies individuals to appointments as needed; provides transportation as necessary.
    • Assist individuals with developing a supportive network in the community, including use of self-help centers, and career development centers.
    • Completes Collaborative documentation with all individuals.
    • Participates in a rotating schedule for evenings and/or weekends and for on-call responsibilities as needed.
    • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to wellness goal attainment
    • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services.
    • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
    • Collaborative documentation with individuals.
  • Consults:
    • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift.
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • Two years work experience with people who have serious mental illness.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities<
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
      • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpcB-MIFOA021-20181101

Position Overview:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people who have serious mental illness and who are enrolled in services

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards.
  • Community Support Services Responsibilities:
    • Contributes to the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Needs Assessment on an ongoing basis.
    • Participates with the licensed staff in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the individualized rehabilitation plan.
    • Perform Therapeutic rehabilitative skill and resource development.
    • Provide crisis intervention services when needed.
    • Utilizes Illness Management and Recovery, WRAP and other relevant health and wellness curriculum to ensure overall wellness is a key focus in the individual’s recovery plan
    • Mental health education, community living skill training, and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to person served and significant others
    • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of recovery and wellness.Works with the team to develop materials and strategies for teaching wellness strategies including Wellness Recovery Action Plans, instilling hope, promoting choice and empowerment, and spirituality, in conjunction with the team
    • Serves as a resource for all team members to ensure health literacy principles are translated into services and supports offered for all persons served, especially those who are at risk for metabolic syndrome
    • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the people receiving services
    • Completes chart documentation for assigned individuals according to CSS regulations
    • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the helping professions, such as social work, human services, counseling, psych rehabilitation, psychology, or criminal justice.
  • Associate’s degree in one of the helping professions plus a minimum of two years of experience in a community based behavioral health care setting.
  • CPRP preferred, for some positions required within first year of service
  • Staff with a Bachelor’s degree in a field other than a helping profession shall have a minimum of two years of professional experience in a community behavioral health care setting. All other staff should have one year of experience in mental health.
  • Certification as a psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner may be substituted for one year of experience.
  • Peer level community support staff, an individual with lived experience of having a diagnosis of a mental illness:
  • Shall be certified as a Psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner and have one year of experience in a community based self-help service; Wellness coach; or recovery support practitioner and have two years of experience in a community based self-help service or behavioral healthcare setting.
  • Peer staff will have duties outlined within the CSS regulations.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License Required
  • Bilingual - Spanish speaking preferred

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
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  • Announcement Date: 6 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-MIFOA022-20180906

Position Overview:

Wellness Specialist is  lead for the team, to ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the SHU  Program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Provides:
    • Leadership in the areas of wellness and recovery interventions with individuals. Assists team members with development of wellness/recovery skills with individuals.
    • Initiates Health Literacy training and provides leadership in the team to integrate skills with individuals
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on wellness needs.
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • Stages wise treatment utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • Cognitive behavioral techniques such as: modeling, role playing, relapse prevention, relaxation, encouragement and reinforcement to teach and normalize community interaction, and train staff on techniques.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs.
    • Develop and implement a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly basis.
    • Provide supportive counseling, medication education, mental health education and early crisis intervention.
    • Implement evidenced based services, including use of MI and CBT skills, with the individuals of the program to promote recovery
    • Assess individual’s daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, and self-advocacy issues.
    • Provide on-going support services and individual monitoring in a team approach via frequent face-to-face contact.
    • Provide supportive counseling and education to family members and significant others as needed.
    • Accompanies individuals to appointments as needed; provides transportation as necessary.
    • Assist individuals with developing a supportive network in the community, including use of self-help centers, and career development centers.
    • Completes Collaborative documentation with all individuals.
    • Participates in a rotating schedule for evenings and/or weekends and for on-call responsibilities as needed.
    • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to wellness goal attainment
    • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services.
    • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
    • Collaborative documentation with individuals.
  • Consults:
    • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift.
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • Two years work experience with people who have serious mental illness.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities<
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
      • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-BEHAA023-20180912

Position Overview:

Wellness Specialist is  lead for the team, to ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the SHU  Program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Provides:
    • Leadership in the areas of wellness and recovery interventions with individuals. Assists team members with development of wellness/recovery skills with individuals.
    • Initiates Health Literacy training and provides leadership in the team to integrate skills with individuals
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on wellness needs.
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • Stages wise treatment utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • Cognitive behavioral techniques such as: modeling, role playing, relapse prevention, relaxation, encouragement and reinforcement to teach and normalize community interaction, and train staff on techniques.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs.
    • Develop and implement a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly basis.
    • Provide supportive counseling, medication education, mental health education and early crisis intervention.
    • Implement evidenced based services, including use of MI and CBT skills, with the individuals of the program to promote recovery
    • Assess individual’s daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, and self-advocacy issues.
    • Provide on-going support services and individual monitoring in a team approach via frequent face-to-face contact.
    • Provide supportive counseling and education to family members and significant others as needed.
    • Accompanies individuals to appointments as needed; provides transportation as necessary.
    • Assist individuals with developing a supportive network in the community, including use of self-help centers, and career development centers.
    • Completes Collaborative documentation with all individuals.
    • Participates in a rotating schedule for evenings and/or weekends and for on-call responsibilities as needed.
    • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to wellness goal attainment
    • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services.
    • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
    • Collaborative documentation with individuals.
  • Consults:
    • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift.
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • Two years work experience with people who have serious mental illness.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities<
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
      • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 6 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-PALIA024-20180906

Position Overview:

Wellness Specialist is  lead for the team, to ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the SHU  Program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Provides:
    • Leadership in the areas of wellness and recovery interventions with individuals. Assists team members with development of wellness/recovery skills with individuals.
    • Initiates Health Literacy training and provides leadership in the team to integrate skills with individuals
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on wellness needs.
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • Stages wise treatment utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • Cognitive behavioral techniques such as: modeling, role playing, relapse prevention, relaxation, encouragement and reinforcement to teach and normalize community interaction, and train staff on techniques.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs.
    • Develop and implement a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly basis.
    • Provide supportive counseling, medication education, mental health education and early crisis intervention.
    • Implement evidenced based services, including use of MI and CBT skills, with the individuals of the program to promote recovery
    • Assess individual’s daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, and self-advocacy issues.
    • Provide on-going support services and individual monitoring in a team approach via frequent face-to-face contact.
    • Provide supportive counseling and education to family members and significant others as needed.
    • Accompanies individuals to appointments as needed; provides transportation as necessary.
    • Assist individuals with developing a supportive network in the community, including use of self-help centers, and career development centers.
    • Completes Collaborative documentation with all individuals.
    • Participates in a rotating schedule for evenings and/or weekends and for on-call responsibilities as needed.
    • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to wellness goal attainment
    • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services.
    • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
    • Collaborative documentation with individuals.
  • Consults:
    • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift.
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • Two years work experience with people who have serious mental illness.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities<
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
      • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-PALIA025-20181101

Position Overview:

Wellness Specialist is  lead for the team, to ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the SHU  Program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Provides:
    • Leadership in the areas of wellness and recovery interventions with individuals. Assists team members with development of wellness/recovery skills with individuals.
    • Initiates Health Literacy training and provides leadership in the team to integrate skills with individuals
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on wellness needs.
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • Stages wise treatment utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • Cognitive behavioral techniques such as: modeling, role playing, relapse prevention, relaxation, encouragement and reinforcement to teach and normalize community interaction, and train staff on techniques.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs.
    • Develop and implement a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly basis.
    • Provide supportive counseling, medication education, mental health education and early crisis intervention.
    • Implement evidenced based services, including use of MI and CBT skills, with the individuals of the program to promote recovery
    • Assess individual’s daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, and self-advocacy issues.
    • Provide on-going support services and individual monitoring in a team approach via frequent face-to-face contact.
    • Provide supportive counseling and education to family members and significant others as needed.
    • Accompanies individuals to appointments as needed; provides transportation as necessary.
    • Assist individuals with developing a supportive network in the community, including use of self-help centers, and career development centers.
    • Completes Collaborative documentation with all individuals.
    • Participates in a rotating schedule for evenings and/or weekends and for on-call responsibilities as needed.
    • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to wellness goal attainment
    • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services.
    • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
    • Collaborative documentation with individuals.
  • Consults:
    • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift.
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • Two years work experience with people who have serious mental illness.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities<
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
      • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-UNELC026-20181101

Position Overview:

Wellness Specialist is lead for the team, to ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the SHU  Program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Provides:
    • Leadership in the areas of wellness and recovery interventions with individuals. Assists team members with development of wellness/recovery skills with individuals.
    • Initiates Health Literacy training and provides leadership in the team to integrate skills with individuals
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on wellness needs.
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • Stages wise treatment utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • Cognitive behavioral techniques such as: modeling, role playing, relapse prevention, relaxation, encouragement and reinforcement to teach and normalize community interaction, and train staff on techniques.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs.
    • Develop and implement a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly basis.
    • Provide supportive counseling, medication education, mental health education and early crisis intervention.
    • Implement evidenced based services, including use of MI and CBT skills, with the individuals of the program to promote recovery
    • Assess individual’s daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, and self-advocacy issues.
    • Provide on-going support services and individual monitoring in a team approach via frequent face-to-face contact.
    • Provide supportive counseling and education to family members and significant others as needed.
    • Accompanies individuals to appointments as needed; provides transportation as necessary.
    • Assist individuals with developing a supportive network in the community, including use of self-help centers, and career development centers.
    • Completes Collaborative documentation with all individuals.
    • Participates in a rotating schedule for evenings and/or weekends and for on-call responsibilities as needed.
    • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to wellness goal attainment
    • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services.
    • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
    • Collaborative documentation with individuals.
  • Consults:
    • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift.
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • Two years work experience with people who have serious mental illness.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities<
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
      • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

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  • Announcement Date: 1 Nov 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: YoutSpec-UNELB027-20181101

Position Overview: Under the direction of the Homeless Outreach Support Team Leader, provides lead supportive services to high-risk youth who are homeless in Union County.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

· Supportive Services
o Provides intensive street outreach to high-risk youth in the streets, shelters, and anywhere designated that homeless youth may congregate.
o Utilizes Critical Time interventions, including pre CTI, phase 2 and phase 3 for engaging and transitioning youth to long term support services.
o Utilizes a clinical skill-set by forging therapeutic relationships with diverse individuals through a trauma-informed and recovery-based lens. Must be sensitive to race, gender, ethnicity and sexuality issues.
o Conducting an assessment on individual holistic needs and then tailoring services to meet the unique needs. Completes PRRDP to develop and enhance work and school readiness.
o Provide preventative health education around substance abuse and safe sex practices.
o Provide advocacy and linkages for housing search, mental health, medical and substance abuse education, on daily living skill training, and supportive counseling.
o Assist with assessing needs of the LGBTQ population and tailoring services for needs.
o Link youth to all needed community based services, and accompanies individuals to all initial appointments and provides transportation when necessary.
o Utilize evidenced based practices, including Positive youth development, MI, IDDT CBT skills, IMR, housing first, trauma informed care and Career Development
o Provides frequent face-to-face contact in order to engage and provide service monitoring for each individual with services and housing
o Coordinates the development of the Individual recovery plan for each youth.
o Participates in the rotation of on-call services to homeless individuals
o Participates in daily, weekly supervision to review cases and issues related to service
o Completes all required documentation in HMIS and ECR.
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Skills and knowledge requirements:
o Engagement and outreach with youth in various stages of change, motivational interviewing, Cognitive behavioral techniques, housing first, Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment, Care management, non-judgmental, and resourceful. Knowledge of issues facing homeless youth.

Travel:
o NJ Driver’s license required and must be able to drive agency and/or personal vehicles

Qualifications Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or other human service related area.
· 2 years paid progressive work experience in human services required with at least one year working with the youth population.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.