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Transportation Driver

Driver
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

Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Supervisor
Outpatient Counseling Program

Provides clinical supervision to department psychotherapists. Report 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 years’ clinical 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

School Social Worker

School Social Worker
Outpatient Counseling

Job Summary
The School Social Worker interviews and resolving student issues interfering with academic functioning.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Conduct - Maintains standard of the profession by following the principles of professional ethics and all applicable codes of ethics.
  • Ambassadorship - Supports agency operations by appropriately representing the agency in all forums and by demonstrating commitment to agency philosophy, mission, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Compliance – Adheres to standards and requirements of all external accrediting/licensing bodies by attending staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Training - Shares professional knowledge with other staff by seeking out professional development opportunities and sharing new learning with staff.
  • 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.
  • Student Support - Assesses student’s problem by obtaining, collecting and evaluating information from appropriate school personnel, and meetings with the student, and/or family members.
  • Goal Setting/Treatment Planning - Treats students effectively by engaging them in the establishment of goals and objectives in accordance with school policy and the needs of school professionals.
  • Record-Keeping - Maintains necessary documentation as required, by preparing and completing, in a timely manner, all required records and reports for all assigned activities.
  • Scheduling - May work longer hours during school year as needed by school administration, to be used as desired work hours during school breaks as planned with supervisor’s guidance.
  • 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: Experience working with youth and families
  • Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.
  • Certifications or Licenses Required: Limited or Full Licensure

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology - Maintain ability to utilize multiple documentation systems based on location requirements.
  • Communication – Express oneself in an articulate and effective manner both verbally and in written communication.
  • Effective Reasoning – Deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic people and situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Time Management - Use time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling required work hours to meet agency needs.

Knowledge

  • Continuing Education - Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Child/adolescent development –Posses a high level of understanding of normal and abnormal behaviors throughout developmental stages in order to best intervene in problematic situations.
  • Clinical Framework – Understand and apply basic theoretical models and perspectives to successfully resolve student scenarios over short and long term periods.

Behaviors

  • Liaison Role – Act in accordance with the wishes of school administration as to daily tasks and duties.
  • Professionalism – Demonstrate effective judgment by making appropriate decisions, as well as conducting and maintaining a professional manner and appearance at all times.
  • Teamwork Capabilities – Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

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