At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.
Reasons you’ll love working with us:
- If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
- We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
- With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
- Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
- We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
- You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.
How you can make a bigger difference:
The Bronx REAL PROS program offers recovery-oriented and rehabilitation services for individuals 18 years of age and older who are living with a severe mental illness that causes a deficit in functioning. The program aims to help each participant achieve a psychiatric rehabilitation goal related to housing, work, education and/or socialization and help participants integrate into the community.
The Director has full responsibility for the on-going clinical and administrative oversight of the program. The Director also provides on-going training, supervision, and guidance to the staff. The Director is knowledgeable of all regulatory requirements and Agency/Divisional standards and practices. S/he functions as an internal resource on such matters. Specific responsibilities include:
- Ensuring overall clinical, operational and fiscal oversight for program
- Providing regularly scheduled supervision to staff members
- Ensuring that the clinical needs of the participants are met and that excellent clinical care is in line with and State and City regulations and mandates
- Evaluating staff and provides training through regular supervision
- Ensuring appropriate supervision of all program interns, either through direct supervision or by overseeing the clinical supervision provided by an appropriately licensed staff person.
- Implementing continuous quality improvement initiatives and ensuring the program utilizes established, effective interventions to achieve defined, meaningful clinical outcomes
- Reviewing and evaluating comprehensive assessments, progress notes, individualized recovery plans and relapse prevention plans for quality assurance
- Running case conferences and specialized groups as needed
- Ensuring that programmatic systems are in place to meet all client safety and service needs
- Ensuring that physical facility meets appropriate safety and aesthetic standards
- A key staff resource for community outreach efforts and may perform such outreach and establish linkages with other groups, individuals or organizations which may be helpful to PROS participants
- Ensuring compliance with internal and external policies, procedures and regulations
- Ensuring development and adherence to program’s budget and maintains program’s fiscal viability
- Collaborating with other JB departments (i.e., Clinical/Medical; IS; HR; Fiscal) to solve problems/issues
- Utilizing data to inform planning, service delivery and overall management
- Participating in agency and external committees and initiatives
- Working collaboratively with other PROS Directors
- Other duties as assigned
The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented Department Directors of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:
- Master's degree in counseling, creative arts, or social work from an accredited program AND New York State License in Mental Health Counseling, Creative Arts or Social Work
- Strong knowledge of recovery oriented approaches to care; community mental health services, managed care requirements.
- Minimum of five (5) years of closely related experience.
- Experience acting in senior administrative and leadership roles.
- Excellent engagement and communication skills.
- Knowledge and experience with operational budgets.
- Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records.
If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:
- Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
- Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
- Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
- Free continuing education opportunities
- 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
- Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
- 27/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
- Life and disability insurance
- Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee
Who we are:
The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.
We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.
- Job Family Program Administration [500s]
- Job Function Directors
- Pay Type Salary
- Employment Indicator 8832 - Physician & Clerical
- Required Education Master’s Degree
- 55 Westchester Square, The Bronx, NY 10461, USA