This member of the MH Residential Services program reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. This paraprofessional position is responsible for the safety and well being of persons in a residential setting during overnight shifts. Provide assistance to persons based on need level of persons, and adheres to all agency policies and procedures and licensing/funding source requirements.
High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s in related field preferred. One (1) year human services experience with similar population required. Must be or have the ability to become medication, SFA and CPR certified after training provided. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within three months of hire.
This member of the MH Residential Services program reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. Responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in a residential setting through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.
High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within three months of hire.
Reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. Responsible for the health, safety, and quality of life of the individuals in a residential setting through advocacy and teaching under the supervision of the Program Coordinator.
High school diploma/GED required. Must have or be able to acquire CPR/SFA certification and medication certification within three months of employment. Minimum of six months experience working with similar population in a human services environment. Valid Massachusetts Driver’s license required.
The Intensive Care Coordinator (ICC) reports to the CSA Program Director through the Senior Care Coordinator/Team Leader. The Care Coordinator facilitates the development of a Care Planning Team (CPT) in order to comprehensively assess the need for educational, therapeutic, social, medical or other services. In conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers from child serving programs, develops an Individual Care Plan (ICP) and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family.
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required, Masters preferred. Minimum of two (2) years experience working with families with Serious and Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children and adolescents. Familiarity with child & youth serving programs. Must have or be able to acquire Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) certification within three (3) months of employment. Bilingual/Bicultural/Culturally Competent in Spanish required.
This position is funded by a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Grant through a subcontract agreement with Vinfen Corporation. The Health Outreach Worker (HOW) is member of the Recovery Support Team of the CBFS Program and reports to the Assistant Program Manager. The HOW under the supervision of the Nurse Practitioner and in collaboration with the Community Based Flexible Support Team, provides home-based outreach to engage participants, assess individual health status, assists participants in accessing appropriate healthcare, trains participants in evidence-based practices to improve self-efficacy and health status, and with the entire team, develops, plans and acts to improve care coordination and health status for participants.
High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelors Degree highly preferred. At least two years experience working with people who have severe and persistent mental illness required in lieu of degree . Must have a Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within three months of hire. Preference given to people who are bilingual in Spanish and English. Certified Peer Specialists or persons with lived experience with mental illness strongly preferred.
This position reports to the Director of Compliance and Quality Management. This position is responsible for promoting, monitoring and protecting the rights of all consumers served by North Suffolk Mental Health Association. This position supports and monitors Quality Management processes and activities related to consumer human rights and consumer advocacy.
Bachelor’s Degree with three (3) year’s experience in human services. A minimum of 1 year experience in an environment utilizing Quality Management processes/systems. A minimum of 6 months experience in participating in processes related to risk management. Basic word processing and database knowledge and experience a must.
Some flexibility in the evening is required
This position reports directly to the CBFS Director. The CBFS Rehabilitation Coordinator is responsible for enhancing the quality of rehabilitative services for persons assigned to CBFS teams. This position provides leadership and guidance to CBFS staff as designated by the CBFS Director. The CBFS Rehabilitation Coordinator works closely with other NSMHA staff and at times with other service providers. The CBFS Rehabilitation Coordinator also is responsible for helping CBFS staff incorporate the principles of recovery and person-centered planning into both their clinical work and documentation.
Must have a Masters Degree in related field and two years supervisory experience. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology or related field preferred. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) strongly preferred. Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental health issues required. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified and CPR/1st aide certified within the first three months of hire.
The Assistant Program Coordinator is a member of the Recovery Support Team and is responsible for assisting the programmatic and administrative aspects of a residential program under the supervision of the Program Coordinator and/or Residential Service Coordinator.
High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred. MAP, CPR and First-Aid certification or ability to receive certifications required. One (1) year experience in human services (prefereably mental health) and supervisory experience required. Must have a valid MA Driver’s license.
Reports to the Director of Accounts Receivable. Responsible for the monitoring, coordination, reporting and timely submission of all prior authorization requests for the Agency’s four mental health clinics.
High School Diploma or GED required. Third party billing experience dealing with insurance company’s requirements for billing/collection and/or direct prior authorization experience required.
The Family Partner reports to the CSA Program Director through the Senior Family Partner/Team Leader. This paraprofessional position provides a structured one-to-one, strength-based relationship to a parent/caregiver of a Seriously Emotionally Disturbed youth for the purpose of addressing the youth’s emotional and behavioral needs. This is accomplished by enhancing parenting capacity and increasing access to natural community resources to enable the parent/caregiver to parent the youth successfully.
BA in a Human Services field and one year of experience preferred. Associates degree in a human service field and one year of related experience or High School diploma/GED and a minimum of two years relevant experience required. Experience as a caregiver of a youth with special needs (preferably mental health needs) required. Experience working with parent/caregivers and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance required. Experience navigating any of the child and family serving systems required. Must have familiarity with child & youth serving programs. Mandarin language proficiency required
Reports to the Director of Child and Family Services through the Clinical Manager (Clinical Manager is direct supervisor). Provides individual, family and group therapy to children/adolescents and their family, and associated services as indicated.
Master’s Degree in relevant mental health field. Relevant professional licensure (LICSW/LMHC).
Minimum of two (2) years experience in a Mental Health environment. Relevant child/adolescent and family experience. CANS Certified. Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability preferred.
High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.
This position is a member of the Recovery Support Team of the CBFS program. This position is designated for a person who is or has been a recipient of services for severe and persistent mental illness. Because of his/her life experience with mental illness and mental health services, the peer support specialist provides expertise that professional training cannot replicate. Peer support specialists report to the Recovery Team Leader and are fully integrated team members who provide highly individualized services in the community and promote self-determination and decision-making. Peer Support Specialists also provide essential expertise and consultation to the entire team to promote a culture in which each person’s point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected and integrated into treatment, rehabilitation, and community self-help activities.
The peer support specialist may have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than behavioral sciences or have a high school degree or GED, and has work experience with adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses or with individuals with similar human-services needs. This para-professional should be a current or former recipient of mental health services and is in recovery. May have related training (e.g., certified occupational therapy assistant, home health care aide) or work experience (e.g., teaching) and life experience. Must have completed an accredited Peer Facilitator training program. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a serious and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Within six months of hire date, must enroll in an accredited Certified Peer Recovery Specialist training program. This program must then be completed within 12 months of inception. MAP Certification through DPH preferred. CPR/First Aid Certification required within three months of hire.
Reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Ensures that the Agency’s staff are adequate in numbers, qualified, trained, and well managed to produce efficient and effective services. Develops and implements HR Policies, Procedures and Programs to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations. Oversees major HR areas of Labor Relations, Employee Relations, Unemployment, Wage/Salary Administration, Benefits Administration, Safety, Workers Compensation, Orientation, Training and HR Information Systems.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 5-8 years experience in an HR Management role. Strong managerial skills (principles and people). Working knowledge and experience with Labor Relations. Generalist background with broad knowledge of employment, compensation, employee relations, labor relations and training and development. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in developing policies and practices ensuring compliance with all pertinent Local, State and Federal regulations as well as Agency policies.
The Direct Care position reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. Responsible for the health, safety, and quality of life of the individuals in a residential setting through advocacy and teaching under the supervision of the Program Coordinator.
High school diploma/GED required. Must have or be able to acquire MAP, CPR and First Aid certification within three months of employment. Minimum of six months experience working with similar population in a human services environment required. Valid Massachusetts Driver’s license required.
Performs professional services in directing and assisting in various clinical and psychiatric programs or research for clients, as assigned by the Medical Director. Provides full psychopharmacology service, including evaluation, prescribing and monitoring, and Medication Clinics as assigned by Medical Director. Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings to review evaluations, diagnosis, and treatment plans. Review and actively participate in the ongoing treatment discussions of all clients presented at weekly team meetings. Minimum Licensed to Practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry. Successful Completion of an Accredited Psychiatric Residency Program.
The Senior Family Partner reports to the Director of Child and Family Services through the Program Director. The Senior Family Partner provides team leadership, clinical and administrative supervision of up to of a designated number of Family Partners. In addition, s/he provides and ensures a structured, one-to-one, strength-based relationship to a parent/caregiver for the purpose of resolving or decreasing a youth’s emotional and behavioral needs by improving the capacity of the parent/caregiver to parent the youth so as to improve the youth’s functioning as identified in the youth treatment plan(s).
Experience as a caregiver of a youth with special needs (preferably mental health needs) in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field and one year of experience with youth with SED highly preferred. Associate’s degree in a human service field and one year of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth or a High School diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth required. Must have experience navigating any of the child and family servicing systems and teaching family members who are involved with the child and family serving systems. Minimum of (1) year relevant Supervision experience required. Valid MA driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
In Home Therapy Clinicians: (Chelsea, MA) The In Home therapy Clinician will provide medically necessary care in a structured therapeutic relationship with youths and their families. Daily Responsibilities include: completion of written comprehensive home-based, psychosocial behavioral health assessments; the development of youth and family-centered treatment plans; review and develop risk management/safety plans in collaboration with the youths and their parents/guardians/caregivers; monitor progress and attainment of treatment plan objectives; and, review and modify treatment plans as necessary. Finally, they will identify and utilize community resources, coach in support of decision making, and promote the sustainability of treatments. Minimum requirements: Master’s (foreign equivalent) in Social Work, Mental Health, Family Therapy or a closely related field and Massachusetts CANS certification. Mail resumes to Anthony Morgera, Director of HR, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc., 301 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150 w/ref to Job Code: NSMH14. No calls please.
The Housing Support Specialist s a member of the Recovery Support Team and reports to the Recovery Team Leader. Has a working knowledge of housing subsidies and various housing authorities/entities as it relates to finding housing for people with psychiatric disabilities. This paraprofessional position provides direct CBFS services including housing, support, transportation, didactic teaching, advocacy, service coordination, outreach, and community integration support and assistance. Responsible for participation in the development of person-centered Individualized Action Plans (IAP). Coordinates services between community service providers as indicated. Housing Specialist will provide overall training with regard to housing authorities and subsidy information to Recovery Team Staff and people in the CBFS system of care.
High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred. At least (2) two years experience with populations with severe and persistent mental illness in lieu of degree required. Experiences with housing authorities and housing subsidies. Must have a drivers license Must have MAP Certification through DPH, CPR/1st Aide within three months of hire Must have a working knowledge of housing subsidies.
Reports to the Clinical Coordinator, Supervisor, and/or Program Manager. Provide a broad range of clinical services for MH clients. Formulate independent Psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans. Provide evaluation and treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities. Provide crisis intervention as needed. Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required. LICSW preferred. Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related position. Bilingual (Spanish) ability highly preferred.
The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) is a member of the Recovery Support Team of the CBFS Program. The RSS reports to the Recovery Team Leader. This position is responsible for ensuring the coordination of rehabilitative services for CBFS people and integration/coordination of all rehabilitative services for their caseload. This paraprofessional position provides direct services to people under CBFS to include housing, support, transportation, promote self-determination and decision making, didactic teaching, advocacy, service coordination, outreach and assistance with community integration with a person centered treatment approach. Responsible for developing confidential rehabilitation files for all persons assigned.
High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelors Degree highly preferred. At least two years experience with population who has severe and persistent mental illness in lieu of degree required. Must have a Driver’s license. Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire
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