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Fee for Service Clinician

Company: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark is currently seeking a Per Diem - Fee For Service Clinician for our West Side Children's Counseling Center program located in Jersey City, NJ.West Side Children's Counseling Center (WSCC) offers various modalities of counseling, psychiatric evaluation, case management and medication management services specially designed for children and adolescents. Program is located in Jersey City serving the youth of Hudson County.JOB DUTIES:The Clinician will perform the following duties:Provide clinical services: individual, family and group therapy to children 5-21 and their parents/guardians.Complete bio-psychosocial assessments, progress notes, treatment plans and treatment plan updates, statistics and other required paperwork.Provide information and referral information and make collateral contacts as needed.Schedule client appointments and call clients to follow-up on scheduled or missed appointments and document those contacts.Engage parents/guardians and provide parent education and support related to the youth's identified issues.Manage and report on critical situations requiring special interventions -mandatory reporting, psychiatric crisis intervention, safety planning, contacts by/with justice system or children's system of care,Notify psychiatrist of important medication or MH status changes as they present. Strength based approach and knowledge and use of clinical best practices for work with youth required.As this is a FEE FOR SERVICE position, payment will be made to the clinician based on KEPT, BILLABLE SESSIONS, once the required paperwork is submitted verifying the work done is billable. Paperwork, calls to clients/collaterals, clinical supervision, other contact with supervisor or psychiatrist are covered by the fee for service rate. There will be no additional payment for these required activities.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Masters degree in a behavioral health or social work disciplineLSW, LAC, LCSW or LPC requiredTwo (2) years of experience preferred. Strong communication skills and ability to manage positive engagement of clients, including parents and guardians, and crisis situations required as is a strengths based perspective. Knowledge of the NJ children's system of care strongly preferred. Previous experience working with children and families in Hudson County a plus. Bi-lingual (English- Spanish) a plus but not required.Visit our website ccannj.comINTERNAL APPLICANTS:Please be advised that current employees applying to open positions within the Agency are required to fill out an Agency Internal Job Application Form which is available for download to all employees on HR's public folders in Outlook. Please forward the completed form to HR via email to the agency email address indicated at the end of the application form.AGENCY MISSION:Catholic Charities as a ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark, participates in the Church's social mission by recognizing the inherent dignity and worth of all people, especially the poor, marginalized, and vulnerable, and by responding to the corporeal and material needs of those it serves with sincere Christian compassion. The activities of Catholic Charities are inspired and governed by its faith in Jesus Christ, the examples of Sacred Scripture, and the continuing exposition of Catholic social teaching. Through these activities, Catholic Charities strives to assist individuals in need, strengthen families, and to have those it serves experience the redemptive power of God's mercy.Potential eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.

Keywords: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, Jersey City , Fee for Service Clinician, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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