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Chief Program Officer

Chief Program Officer - Family Life Services, Full Time

Job Summary

The Chief Program Officer, Family Life Services provides the vision, strategies, leadership, and oversight for Family Life Services directly or through a program director or manager as well as working with the Chief Executive Officer to develop future opportunities for the agency.  The CPO functions as an effective member of the leadership team to help the CEO and Chief colleagues effectively manage the entire organization.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Direction - Facilitate and guide program managers and directors in effective leadership of programs based on JFS mission and vision as defined in the strategic plan.
  • Assessment and Improvement – Working within the framework of the Strategic Plan, assist the Board Program Committee and it’s co-chairs to assess community needs and program effectiveness. Develop and seek opportunities to increase program impact and pursue those opportunities via program directors. Ensure efficient and effective delivery of high satisfaction services within budgetary parameters.
  • Funding - Collaborate with the CDO and program directors to maintain positive relations with funding partners. Work with other internal and external stakeholders to assess and pursue funding opportunities.
  • Management and Administrative Coordination - Work with relevant stakeholders to provide structure and support for program management and implementation.
  • Budget Supervision - Responsible for the oversight and development and monitoring of the annual program budgets.
  • Compliance – Ensure compliance with all regulatory, licensing, and accreditation requirements. This includes having continuing dialogue and effective reporting with external entities and funders.
  • Community Partnerships – Develop external partnerships to identify service gaps, prevent duplication of services, and maximize synergies with other community service providers for behavioral health, safety net, and access/prevention-focused services.
  • Continuing Education - Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending professional workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • Security and Privacy – Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy – Participate annually in agency and partner-related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication – Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum of 5-8 years program management experience within health and human services, preferably with experience in behavioral health, poverty alleviation/safety net services, and/or prevention services.

Education: Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field preferred

Certifications or Licenses Required: LMSW preferred

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology – Able to navigate the electronic health record system, but also utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to effectively communicate with staff, funders, and other professionals.
  • Analytics – Able to conduct data analysis to discover, communicate, and generalize meaningful patterns and trends for program evaluation and strategic planning purposes.
  • Interpersonal – Committed to quality client service and able to utilize empathy and mediation skills to resolve customer service complaints.

Knowledge

  • Clinical Social Work – Maintains knowledge of current research in evidence-based and promising practices related to behavioral health, social determinants of health, and interventions to alleviate poverty.
  • Public policy – Maintains knowledge of current public policy trends related to health and human services to progressively seek resources for future agency needs.
  • Cultural competence – Recognizes specialized service needs of unique sub-populations within the Jewish community (such as children and teens, Eastern European immigrants, religiously observant, LGBTQ, Holocaust Survivors etc.)

Behaviors

  • Collegiality – Able to build and maintain a professional network for purposes of strategic collaboration.
  • Motivational – Communicates a clear vision and creates an environment in which employees are fully engaged in contributing to that vision.
  • People management – Able to establish accountability, communicating clear expectations and feedback about progress towards priorities.
  • Drive – Embraces continuous improvement on both personal and organizational levels.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Transportation Driver

Driver
Driver of Transportation and Translation Services
Transportation and Translation Services

Job Summary

Provides door-through-door transportation to and from scheduled appointments.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Client Safety – Provide appropriate and comfortable physical support during door-through-door service for physically and developmental disabled clients.
  • Vehicle Maintenance - Operate vehicles by following vehicle maintenance schedule, checking vehicle condition daily, keeping fire extinguisher and first aid kit accessible and reporting any technical problem immediately.
  • Documentation – Maintain documentation standards by preparing and completing, in a timely manner, all required records and reports.
  • Safe Driving - Follow all state and local laws and internal policies pertaining to driving and transportation including but not limited to follow distance, speed limits, safety belt usage etc.
  • Training - Maintain professional knowledge by attending agency in-service programs and educational workshops.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: One year of driving multi-passenger vehicles
Education:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Certifications or Licenses Required: Valid Michigan Chauffer’s license, clean driving record, and personal automobile insurance coverage
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

Minimum Competencies (Skills, Knowledge, Behaviors)

Skills

  • Communication – Speak clearly and respectfully with internal staff, client’s partner agencies, police officers, and 911 operators as needed.
  • Technology - Must be able to operate department communication system and devices (GPS, Phones and occasionally, Computers).
  • Decision Making - Deal with abstract as well as concrete and complex problematic situations; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Knowledge

  • Vehicle Systems - Proper usage of all vehicle systems.
  • Multi-Use - Maintain working knowledge to operate all vehicles within the JFS fleet.

Behaviors

  • Time Management - Use time effectively by following assigned daily schedule in a punctual manner and by responding appropriately and quickly to phone and direct connect calls from the office.
  • Adaptability - Display flexibility by accepting and adapting to unexpected changes in a courteous and professional manner
  • Team Work - Contribute to team efforts by accepting direction from supervisor and appropriately seeking guidance
  • Maintain a professional appearance

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Bilingual Geriatric Care Manager (English/Russian), Full Time

Bilingual Geriatric Care Manager (English/Russian), Full Time

Job Summary

Advocates, coordinates and assists clients in obtaining needed care and resources in order to maximize functioning and quality of life for client and his/her family.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessments - Conducts a comprehensive psycho-social assessment with each client within the case load in a client’s residence or agreed upon location within the service area. All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Care Planning - Develops an integrated, comprehensive, person centered care plan for each client to meet their measurable goals and objectives and provide assistance/intervention in implementing and revising the person centered care plan to meet client needs as changes in status occur or at review time. All treatment plans are entered into Evolv within 5 days of the appointment.
  • Compliance - Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes (within 2 days of client contact), records, Discharge Summaries (30 days) and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards. Conduct and document 60% productivity standard of direct client service contact time.
  • General Client Support - Coordinates, monitors and matches individual client needs with available services/resources and provides support and crisis intervention.
  • Training - Obtains and maintains certifications as requested by agency and maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Client Satisfaction - Optimizes client satisfaction by maintaining scheduled appointments, responding to messages promptly and coordinating services appropriately.
  • Administrative - Demonstrates awareness of the importance of accountability and fiscal integrity by completing all required forms, assuring collection of fees, preparing and completing in a timely manner all required records and reports for assigned clients.
  • Networking & Support – Establishes/maintains working relationships with agency staff, governmental entities, service providers and involved family members while sharing professional knowledge with staff by seeking out professional development opportunities and sharing new learning with staff.
  • Meetings - Attends and participates in required agency meetings.
  • Cost Control - Contributes to the effective use of agency resources by identifying and implementing options for cost containment.
  • Security and Privacy –Adheres to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating oneself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Supports and engages in a culture of philanthropy in all work done on behalf of the agency.
  • Mission Dedication –Embodies the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Experience working with older adults and knowledge of community resources.

Education: MSW required

Certifications or Licenses Required: LLMSW, LMSW preferred

Minimum Competencies  

Skills

  • Technology –Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedule, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes and use Microsoft Office products daily.
  • Documentation – Succinctly and accurately document necessity for services as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress towards their goals and objectives.
  • Communication – Express oneself in an articulate and effective manner both verbally and in written communication.
  • Linguistics – Fluently communicates using both English and Russian verbally and in writing.
  • Reasoning – Deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic situations. Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Time Management - Use time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling work hours to meet agency needs.

Knowledge

  • Practice – Use current Evidenced Based practices within care management, including Person Center Thinking and Motivational Interviewing.

Behaviors

  • Rapport – Support the agency’s vision of customer service by acting in a manner to instill trust, providing professional and appropriate service to clients and co-workers.
  • Team – Work as a member of an integrated team, engaging in a group process to identify and solve problems and facilitate optimal client functioning and coordinated service delivery.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Client Service Specialist

Client Service Specialist - Part time
Administration

Job Summary

The Client Service Specialist is responsible for coordinating the daily administration of behavioral health services, psychiatrists, visitors and clients within the Family Life Center. The Client Service Specialist is responsible for checking in clients, ensuring health insurance and other client information is updated, scheduling appointments, answering phone lines, and handling co-pays and other fees while providing quality customer service.   Some evening hours required.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Customer Experience – Welcomes clients and visitors in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries related to all agency departments.
  • Client Data Maintenance- Maintains client accounts by obtaining, recording, and updating insurance coverage and personal data.
  • Payment Collection – Obtains revenue by recording and updating financial information; recording and collecting client charges. Balances “change fund” identifying and reviewing any discrepancies with the office supervisor.
  • Scheduling– Optimizes patients' satisfaction and provider time by scheduling appointments for psychotherapy and psychiatry in person or by telephone. Facilitates reminder calls for behavioral health appointments.
  • Document client contacts in Evolve.
  • Record Management – Documents all client contact in the electronic health record. Facilitates coordination of care through collection and transmission of applicable client information in accordance with guiding privacy and confidentiality practices.
  • Maintenance – Maintains office inventory and ensures care and maintenance of office equipment through coordination with IT department. Ensures receipt of ordered supplies, furnishing receipts and invoices to the appropriate department lead.
  • Coordination/Support – Secures and prepares documents for all appointments. Assists identified psychiatry staff with charting and processing of ordered prescriptions, and coordinates psychiatric transcriptions. Provides scanning services to agency programs for incorporation into the electronic health record system. Facilitates other administrative needs as requested for agency and Easter Seals program.
  • Security and Privacy – Protects patients' rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information through compliance with JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Facilities – Completes opening and closing procedures for agency offices.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • Misc. – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: 1-2 year of experience in a customer service administrative setting with preference for behavioral health, medical or human service settings.
Education: High School Diploma

Minimum Competencies
Skills
Technology – Previous experience working with electronic health records. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
Communication – Effectively communicate with clients and professional staff, both verbally and electronically, to ensure swift and precise transfer of information.

Behaviors
Attitude & Disposition – Demonstrate interpersonal skills required to maintain a positive and approachable and pleasant nature with staff, clients and visitors.
Team Oriented – Ask for, receive and offer help to/from coworkers whenever possible to ensure optimum workflow and to build strong professional workplace relationships.
Focus – Work with close attention to detail, seek new tasks when your work load is complete.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Therapist

Therapist
Outpatient Counseling Therapist
Outpatient Counseling Department

Job Summary

The Therapist is responsible for assessing, diagnosis and treating individuals and families seeking counseling services for life stressors, mental health conditions and/or addiction across the life span.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessments - Completes a thorough psycho-social assessment through collecting and evaluating information in order to provide a clinical diagnosis. All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Clinical Practice - Treats clients effectively by using Person Centered Planning by engaging clients in the establishment of goals and objectives, progressing clients in treatment and discharging clients upon successful completion of their treatment plan.
  • Compliance documentation and standards of promptness - Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, records, discharge summaries and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards. Complies with standards and requirements of all external accrediting/licensing bodies, including attending staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned. 
  • Compliance - Ethics - Maintains standard of the profession by following the principles of professional ethics and all applicable codes of ethics.
  • Direct Client Contact - Maintains a caseload in order to conduct and document a minimum of 60% direct client contact time (equating to a minimum of 23 billable sessions per week).
  • Training - Increases professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Record Keeping - Demonstrates awareness of the importance of statistical accountability and fiscal integrity by inputting all time/appointments into Evolv and assuring collection of fees.
  • Networking/Promotion - Promotes the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for clients, publicizing activities and accomplishments and outreach with community members as appropriate.
  • Security and Privacy Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • Misc. Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience: Minimum two years post-graduate experience in a psychotherapeutic environment. Qualified candidates are equipped for generalist treatment provision across the lifespan. Caseload is primarily comprised of in-office visits but may occasionally require provision of in-home therapy for older adults.
  • Education: Minimum of a master's degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.

Certifications or Licenses Required: Advanced licensure in field: LMSW (preferred), LLP, LP, LMFT, or LPC. CAADC preferred.

Minimum Competencies Skills

  • Technology Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedule, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Documentation Succinctly and accurately document medical necessity for treatment, as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress in treatment in order to meet insurance, licensing and accreditation standards.

Knowledge

  • Clinical Practice Be familiar with current evidenced-based, best practices with an ability to apply person centered thinking and motivational interviewing skills to guide the therapeutic relationship from initial assessment, treatment planning and provision through successful termination of treatment.
  • Public Health Be familiar with recent local, state and federal policies that affect clinical practice and the delivery of mental health and addiction treatment services.

Behaviors

  • Rapport Interact in a manner to instill trust and a level of comfort for individual and families in order to build therapeutic rapport so they may engage in the treatment process.
  • Team Work as an interdisciplinary team with other professionals working with the individual/family within the agency or at other agencies as appropriate.
    How to Apply
    Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Supervisor
Outpatient Counseling Program

Provides clinical supervision to department psychotherapists. Reports to the Director of Behavioral Health.

Job Summary

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that behavioral health clinicians are receiving regular,structured supervision grounded in best practices to enhance the supervisee’s skills, knowledge and professional development. The clinical supervisor promotes fidelity to Evidence-Based Practices and industry standards while developing and promoting a culture of learning.

Principal Accountabilities

Staff Support- Maintains high quality of professional staff by interviewing, orienting, training, and mentoring for development and continued accountability to sound clinical skills and continued education.

Coordination of Supervision- Ensure that each clinician involved in the delivery of mental health services receives regular, protected time for facilitated reflection on practice. The Clinical Supervisor provides clinical case consultation in accordance with agency policy and the Counsel on Accreditation (COA) standards.

The supervisor and supervisee identify expectations and goals of the supervisory relationship. Supervision will entail observation, evaluation, feedback, facilitation of supervisee self-assessment, acquisition of knowledge and skills through instruction, modeling, and mutual problem-solving.

Promoting Professional Growth The Clinical Supervisor, in collaboration with the Clinical Education Specialist, works closely with each clinician to identify areas of clinical strength and joins with the clinician to promote areas of professional growth as they relate to the clinician’s assigned caseload and individual skill set.

Provision of Competent Supervision- The Clinical Supervisor comprehends and applies a variety of individual and systemic therapeutic models and demonstrates application in individual and/or group supervision exhibiting an adaptability to supervisee learning styles.

Case Load - Maintains a small clinical caseload, providing assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and completing all required documentation in accordance with agency Standard of Promptness. Caseload size dependent upon staff / agency support needs and supervisory duties.

Quality of Service Ensures compliance and quality of treatment by routinely reviewing the clinical content of electronic health records including; diagnostic impressions, assessments, treatment recommendations/planning, referrals, and routine service notes to assess progress towards goal achievement and termination of treatment of those service by the outpatient counseling department.

Coordination Work with clinicians, service recipients and other management staff to ensure smooth operations, providing oversight and possible intervention during psychiatric emergencies or complex clinical issues as they arise in Oak Park and West Bloomfield offices.

Consultation / Ambassadorship- Represent Behavioral Health services internally at agency meetings. Works collaboratively with members of the interdisciplinary treatment team to enhance service to those receiving or seeking multiple agency services.

Coverage Provide clinical management support including but not limited to taking rotating shifts of answering the emergency after-hour’s answering service line.

Security and Privacy Maintain current working knowledge of agency privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.

Employee Philanthropy Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.

Mission Dedication Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency.

Misc. Other duties as assigned by department director. Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum of five years’ clinical psychotherapy experience with a minimum of two yearsclinical supervisory experience.

Education / Licensure: Minimum of Master’s degree and advanced licensure, in good standing, permitting the provision of psychotherapy and ability to provide post-degree clinical supervision for limited-license clinical social workers as stipulated by Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA,) CAADC preferred.

Minimum Competencies Skills

Technology Possess and maintain a keen understanding of Microsoft Office products, MyEvolv EHR system (previous knowledge preferred, not required).Possess a willingness and ability to enhance capacities as enabling technologies advance.

  •   Documentation Ability to succinctly and accurately assess for and document the medical necessity for treatment, appropriateness of outpatient counseling care to best address the needs of the person served, including presenting problem, symptom severity, treatment progress, individual safety and overall well-being.
  •   Communication: Assures comprehension and compliance with clinically relevant agency policies and procedures through the use of appropriate written, oral and technological communications.
  • Knowledge
  •   Clinical Practice Possess and maintain a keen understanding of current Evidenced-Based practices within the therapeutic process, including Person-Centered Planning, Motivational Interviewing, Stage of Change based intervention, and promising practices designed to treat co-morbid conditions.
  •   Staff Performance Awareness of industry practices related to clinical supervision and staff motivation. Ability to apply individual clinician service data interpretations, provided by the Program Administrative Supervisor, to inform the clinical supervision process for the purposes of; improving the therapeutic alliance, increasing treatment engagement, reducing cancellations and increasing rates of individual treatment goal achievement.
  •   Public Health Maintain a strong knowledge of local, state and federal policies that affect clinical practice and the delivery of mental health and addiction treatment services within an outpatient counseling setting. Behaviors
  •   Rapport Possess ability to build rapport with clients, clinicians and agency staff and agency stakeholders.
  •   Collegiality and Division of Duties- Ability and willingness to continuously monitor the success of the department supervisory structure, upholding fidelity to clinical supervision and program administrative supervision as distinct practices, working collaboratively with clinical education to strive for excellence in compliance and quality of service.
  •   Performance Management Ability to provide formative and summative feedback, engage in discussions, coaching and corrective action, if necessary, relative to clinical performance in order to ensure high quality services are provided.

How to Apply Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to

HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer