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Treatment Coordinator

Hiring Company: Casa Esperanza, Inc.
Location: Roxbury, MA

Job Description

Job summary statement: The role of the Treatment Coordinator is to provide individual substance abuse counseling and case management to clients of Casa Esperanza, Inc.'s using a Motivational Counseling approach and providing individual assessment, treatment planning, and case management. The Treatment Coordinator is expected to perform on-call duties, assist in coordinate all admissions, treatment reporting, and ESM data entry. Bilingual (Spanish and English) Required. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates Intakes, Admissions and Discharges to and from the program
  • Completes psychosocial assessments for men in the program and makes referrals to additional mental health, and developmental support services when needed
  • Conducts initial assessment for each client and generates individualized treatment and service plans based on Casa Esperanza, Inc.'s Clinical Logic Model
  • Provides the 12 core counseling functions to each assigned client: screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, and counseling, case management, referral, education, crisis intervention, record keeping.
  • Coordinate referrals for internal and external services, i.e. legal, medical, housing, employment and training, transportation, and other needed services.
  • Collaborates with other agencies, public organizations, and external personnel to develop comprehensive network of services. 
  • Works closely with clinical team to ensure client individualized treatment and service plans are completed0 Work with clinical team to ensure clients have access to and are participating in pro-social activities0 Facilitates group interventions as required (including Tobacco Education, etc.)0
  • Conducts weekly individual counseling sessions with clients.0
  • Documents all client encounters and progress, completes necessary reports, and maintains up-to-date client files 0
  • Participates in clinical team meetings and team meetings to address client needs0
  • Manages crisis interventions as needed0
  • Ensures urine screening are conducted for clients as needed0
  • Develop aftercare plan with the client 0
  • Participate in weekly clinical team meeting to address client needs0
  • Participate in all trainings as required0
  • Meets bi-weekly with Program Director for Supervision0
  • Meets bi-weekly with the Program Clinical Supervisor0
  • Other duties as required

Requirements/Qualifications

Skills necessary for the position:
0 Ability to use Motivational Counseling/Motivational Interviewing techniques
0 Familiarity with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
0 Demonstrated capacity to make sound clinical decisions and manage crises
0 Valid Massachusetts Drivers License
0 Computer skills, minimum Microsoft Office
0 Experience with homelessness, co-occurring disorders, and people living with HIV/AIDS 
0 Knowledge of substance abuse field, including the AA/NA 12 Step philosophy
0 Knowledge of appropriate community resources 
0 Knowledge of residential treatment models
0 Strong verbal and written communication skills
0 Crisis management skills, and group intervention skills with clients 
0 Ability to work as a member of a team and independently
0 Must be knowledgeable of HIPAA regulations and how to assess for need of mental health hospitalization
0 Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position (see attached)
0 Ability to meet the training requirements of the position (see attached)

Education/Training required:
0 Licensed or willing to become a licensed counselor license. 
0 All candidates should be willing to become CADAC certified (or a reasonable equivalent).
0 Experience working with Domestic Violence
0 Experience providing survivor-centered, trauma-informed care
0 Experience delivering strengths-based treatment
0 Bilingual Spanish/English required
0 CPR certified preferred

Contact Information

To apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Specialist, Evon Tilghman, at etilghman@casaesperanza.org or apply online at www.casaesperanza.org.

Salary Information: $32,000-$40,000


Director of Behavioral Health Services

Hiring Company: Casa Esperanza, Inc.
Location: Roxbury, MA

Job Description

Agency: Casa Esperanza, Inc. is an addictions and mental health treatment center located in Roxbury, MA. Our mission is to help men, women and children overcome homelessness and health disparities, recover from addiction, mental illness, and chronic disease, gain the skills they need to be self-sufficient, contributing members of society, and to repair and strengthen families torn apart by trauma and abuse. Casa Esperanza has an operating budget of $3.2 million. 

Summary Statement: 
Casa Esperanza, Inc. is looking for a Behavioral Health Services Director to manage and grow our strengths-based, culturally-competent, and trauma-informed outpatient addictions and mental health program. Qualified candidates will have experience with CARF or other accredited programs, managing third-party billing systems, as well as expertise in evidence-based practices relevant to work with bilingual/bicultural (Spanish/English) Latino individuals and families living with co-occurring addictions and mental health disorders. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Director of Behavioral Health will be an effective manager, clinical administrator, and leader as well as an LICSW, Licensed Psychologist or equivalent who is able to oversee the practice of licensed mental health clinicians, certified/licensed alcohol and drug counselors (CADAC/LADC), LCSW and LMHC candidates, and masters level interns. Candidates must demonstrate a track-record of effective management consistent wi th the delivery of high-quality outpatient individual, group, and family oriented services at a dynamic addictions and mental health family counseling center that hopes to expand to incorporate home-based and adolescent services in the next year. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a stimulating and collaborative environment, manage the only bilingual Structured Outpatient Addiction Program (SOAP) in Boston, take part in innovative SAMHSA grant funded projects, and plan and develop new programs. This is a full-time, exempt position located in Roxbury, MA. 

Responsibilities:
The Behavioral Health Services Director will oversee the appropriateness and quality of client care, manage productivity and utilization, monitor and maintain compliance, and implement orientation, supervision, and staff performance activities to ensure high standards of client and agency results. S/he will facilitate Multidisciplinary Team Meetings that include staff from our residential and supportive housing programs and primary and psychiatric care partners and will serve in a consultative role with Casa's other program directors regarding the mental health needs of residential and supportive housing clients. Responsibilities include:

Client Care
• Direct and supervise comprehensive, timely, and professional intake operations
• Oversee and sign off on all comprehensive assessments and diagnoses
• Conduct outreach and create environments in which family, friends, and established relationships of the person served can be fostered
• Respond, as needed, to client grievances and complaints
• Provide one-to-one counseling services as needed
• Provide on-call coverage
• Supervise crisis intervention, safety planning, documentation and follow up
• Monitor client experience of care through satisfaction surveys, focus groups and key informant interviews 

Staff Development, Training, and Education
• Provide clinical supervision to 6-10 mental health and substance abuse treatment staff 
• Coordinate and implement orientation and training for all new outpatient staff
• Contribute to in-service trainings, identifying guest speakers and providing literature review and discussion
• Ensure appropriate training for staff and interns to meet all competency requirements
• Ensure staff knowledge of, and compliance with, all funding and accreditation standards and regulations, as well as program specific policies and procedures
• Foster teamwork and leadership in both staff and persons served by the program

Administrative
• Monitor case assignments and ensure appropriate caseload mix
• Manage staffing pattern to ensure high-quality care and staff and client safety
• Manage utilization, client outcomes, and other performance measures to meet contract requirements and ensure renewal
• Oversee the development and implementation of third party billing systems including timely intake and assessment, documentation of client encounters, authorization, reauthorization, claims submission, and appeals 
• Work in partnership with the Finance Department to produce and review monthly billing reports, implement system improvements, and reconcile unpaid claims
• Respond to internal and external data collection and reporting requests
• Contribute to grant and contract RFPs and RFIs as determined by supervisor
• Monitor and report to supervisor on billable hours and staff productivity on a weekly basis
• Develop and update policies, procedures and directives in accordance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements and ensure staff training and implementation of such
• Manage implementation of the CQI Program for the outpatient program including chart reviews, satisfaction surveys, grievances, critical incidents, denied admissions, and discharge review
• Conduct annual staff performance evaluations 
• Work with Human Resources to hire and implement progressive discipline procedures as needed

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Masters Degree in Behavioral Science required 
• Licensure required; LICSW, Licensed Psychologist or equivalent preferred
• Bilingual/Bicultural preferred
• Experience in addictions preferred, and must have a positive attitude toward people living with addictions
• Ability to provide leadership and team management
• Ability to balance competing priorities and make independent judgments and decisions
• Ability to work in a professional, confidential, and collaborative capacity
• Sensitivity to cultural, religious, racial, disability and gender issues
• Knowledge of state and federal confidentiality, contract management, and program administration regulations
• Demonstrated commitment to client and staff safety and expertise in implementing and supervising crisis intervention techniques
• Knowledge of available therapies and service providers 
• Experience fostering client empowerment and participatory planning
• Commitment to evidence-based practice including strengths-based, trauma-informed and culturally competent modalities
• Knowledge of personal computer applications and equipment including SPSS for statistical analysis, electronic health records, and all Microsoft Office applications
• Experience third-party billing systems, contracts and documentation requirements
• Ability to meet the physical requirements and training requirements of the position 

Contact Information

To apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Specialist, Evon Tilghman, at
etilghman@casaesperanza.org 
or apply online at
www.casaesperanza.org.


Housing Operations Manager

Hiring Company: Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Responsible for direct service management, program operations and staff supervision in accordance with ABCD policies, regulations, and performance standards. Assist in the development and implementation of new training protocols and tools to support staff. Implement and monitor direct service delivery procedures, including providing guidance to staff as it relates to assessing client needs, conducting home visits and crisis management. Intervene and assume responsibility for difficult cases when necessary. Ensure data integrity and confidentiality, and implement documentation and file review protocols. Act as a program liaison with internal and external departments. Submit reports and statistical data to the Director of Housing for review and approval. Attend meetings and trainings as needed. Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field, with three to five years of experience in human services and working with the homeless population with an understanding of accessing affordable housing. Prior experience in staff training and supervision required. Ability to manage multiple and complex tasks required. Must have strong written, verbal, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact professionally with staff at various levels within the organization required. Must be willing to conduct home visits in various Boston neighborhoods. Ability to work and establish boundaries with staff and clients required. Must be able to work with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. Valid driver's license required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Contact Information

Human Resources
hr@bostonabcd.org
(617) 348-6695

Salary Information: commensurate with experience


Volunteer Job Coach

Hiring Company: Autism Speaks
Location: Dedham

Job Description

Looking for job coach for young adult female on autistic spectrum to help with volunteer work at Autism Speaks. Wednesdays halfday at Autism Speaks office in Dedham near Legacy Place. 10-NOON. Office moving to Boston financial district sometime to be determined.

Requirements/Qualifications

Person should be grad student in social work, teaching, psychology or related field. Hours may increase.

Contact Information

Contact Debbie at 617-733-9373 for interview.


Housing Operations Manager

Hiring Company: Action for Boston Community Development
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Responsible for direct service management, program operations and staff supervision in accordance with ABCD policies, regulations, and performance standards. Assist in the development and implementation of new training protocols and tools to support staff. Implement and monitor direct service delivery procedures, including providing guidance to staff as it relates to assessing client needs, conducting home visits and crisis management. Intervene and assume responsibility for difficult cases when necessary. Ensure data integrity and confidentiality, and implement documentation and file review protocols. Act as a program liaison with internal and external departments. Submit reports and statistical data to the Director of Housing for review and approval. Attend meetings and trainings as needed. Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field, with three to five years of experience in human services and working with the homeless population with an understanding of accessing affordable housing. Prior experience in staff training and supervision required. Ability to manage multiple and complex tasks required. Must have strong written, verbal, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact professionally with staff at various levels within the organization required. Must be willing to conduct home visits in various Boston neighborhoods. Ability to work and establish boundaries with staff and clients required. Must be able to work with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. Valid driver's license required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Contact Information

Email: hr@bostonabcd.org (Please indicate the job title you're interested in the subject line! Attachments in Microsoft Word ONLY, please.)

Please direct resumes and inquiries to:
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Human Resources
Department 161
178 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02111

PHONE 617-357-6000
TTY 617-423-9215
FAX 617-423-7693


Housing Operations Manager

Hiring Company: Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Responsible for direct service management, program operations and staff supervision in accordance with ABCD policies, regulations, and performance standards. Assist in the development and implementation of new training protocols and tools to support staff. Implement and monitor direct service delivery procedures, including providing guidance to staff as it relates to assessing client needs, conducting home visits and crisis management. Intervene and assume responsibility for difficult cases when necessary. Ensure data integrity and confidentiality, and implement documentation and file review protocols. Act as a program liaison with internal and external departments. Submit reports and statistical data to the Director of Housing for review and approval. Attend meetings and trainings as needed. Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field, with three to five years of experience in human services and working with the homeless population with an understanding of accessing affordable housing. Prior experience in staff training and supervision required. Ability to manage multiple and complex tasks required. Must have strong written, verbal, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact professionally with staff at various levels within the organization required. Must be willing to conduct home visits in various Boston neighborhoods. Ability to work and establish boundaries with staff and clients required. Must be able to work with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. Valid driver's license required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Contact Information

Recruitment Team

hr@bostonabcd.org

(617) 348-6695


Homelessness Prevention Program Social Worker

Hiring Company: Housing Corporation of Arlington
Location: Housing Corporation of Arlington

Job Description

Housing Corporation of Arlington (HCA), founded in 1986, is a 501-c3 membership organization with offices at 20 Academy Street in Arlington, MA with two main programs: our Affordable Housing Program and our Homelessness Prevention Program. HCA currently owns 90 units of affordable housing and is actively looking to establish a pipeline of large and small affordable housing development projects throughout Arlington. HCA's related entity, Academy Development Partners is looking for development opportunities in the surrounding communities of Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose and Winchester.

The Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP) has assisted over 500 households from becoming homeless over the past 12 years through small grants to pay for back rent, security deposits, and moving expenses. HCA also administered a three-year $500,000 Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) with federal stimulus funds, keeping resid ents in Arlington and surrounding communities housed during the economic recession. Both HCA's affordable housing and homelessness prevention programs are run by a small, efficient staff of three, a 17 member Board of Directors and active volunteers.Homelessness Prevention Management:
a. Administer and Implement Homelessness Prevention Program
i. Client intake, application review and liaison with HPP committees
ii. Community outreach, affirmative marketing
iii. Maintain client files
iv. Maintain accurate records on expenditures and clients assisted
v. Provide tracking of assisted clients for purposes of statistics maintenance and accountability, update data analysis on quarterly basis 
vi. Follow up on analysis to update program for effectiveness
vii. Develop and update policy guidelines.
b. Expand fundraising for Homelessness Prevention Program to $100,000 annually

 

Requirements/Qualifications

Required Skills:
• Masters Degree in social work or related field and three years experience working directly with clients 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
• Basic computer processing skills including MS Office and Excel. 

Contact Information

To apply, please send cover letter & resume to:

Pamela Hallett, Executive Director
phallett@housingcorparlington. org

Salary Information: $28/hr.


Social Worker II - Academic Schedule SBHC

Hiring Company: Boston Public Health Commission
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

35 hours/week 7:30 — 3pm M-F Academic ScheduleGrade 18a: $736.55 - 862.98 weekly DOE Academic Schedule

DUTIES: Provides a range of clinical social work services to students/clients and families in School Based Health Program, utilizing individual, family or group modalities and practicing within the guidelines of professional social work ethics and standards. Provides psychosocial assessment of the individual and family, including limitations, deficits and strengths in their current situation and environment, as well as functional level. Conducts a psychiatric social work assessment according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). Develops treatment plans with appropriate and competent interventions. Responsible for psychosocial assessment and intervention in crisis situations that often involve issues of suicide, homicide, family violence, elder or child abuse. Provides treatment, therapy, psychoeducation and/or counseling utilizing individual, family or group modalities. Provides information, referral and creative resource acquisition for specific individual and family needs both within the school and in the community as indicated. Assists students/families to understand psychosocial factors impeding their maximal utilization of school and community resources. Collaborates with and provides psychosocial consultation to the SBHC to promote a smooth, coordinated plan of care. Aids the team in understanding and integrating the significance of psychosocial factors in relation to student's illness, treatment and recovery. Identifies psychosocial issues that may impede academic progress. Makes recommendations regarding student/family care and management. Assists SBHC to assist student/family level of understanding to make informed decisions. Provides outreach, case finding/screening for high-risk issues that may impact on student's progress, participation in plan, discharge or ability to utilize resources. Provides case management. Consults, collaborates and communicates with a wide range of soci al, governmental and legal agencies, courts, schools, clinics, other hospitals, physicians and other sources. Serves as a family advocate with a variety of systems both internally and externally as required. May be called upon to testify in court.

Ensures clinical documentation is complete and according to departmental standards. Performs other administrative documentation and record keeping. Actively engages in the regularly scheduled meetings, programs and activities of the school. May supervise staff social workers, social work associates, social work interns, parent consultants, nurses, medical students and volunteers as required. Performs other duties as required.Note: This position is grant funded

Requirements/Qualifications

BA/BS Required. Masters prepared professional Counselor or Social Worker who is licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Massachusetts.

1-2 years post master's degree social work experience and/or previous bachelor's level related experience.

Knowledge of casework process and community resources in relation to health (including mental health), illness, and disability. Knowledge of current social work theory and practice, the ability to apply treatment and case management methods, and familiarity with community issues and resources.

Understanding of organizational theory and practice in large systems and the knowledge of social and health care policies and systems. High degree of diagnostic, treatment, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.

Analytical skills required to assess student needs, develop associated treatment modalities and provide effective counseling.

Computer skills and knowledge of general SW- spreadsheet, db, and presentation programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties.

A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for.

Boston residency required or willingness to relocate.

Contact Information

Please apply online at http://www.bphc.org/Careers/ Pages/JobOpportunities.aspx

Salary Information: Grade 18a: $736.55 - 862.98


Program Manager

Hiring Company: Health Leeds
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Health Leads seeks a passionate and skilled professional to join an exceptional program team and play a key leadership role in the launch of a new partnership in a large, outpatient clinic serving adults at Massachusetts General Hospital and integrating Health Leads into the clinical setting. Our Program Manager will manage and develop a talented corps of undergraduate student Advocates, ensure the quality of services to clients and work alongside health care providers to develop efficient systems for supporting patients in accessing basic resources. 

Our ideal candidates are experienced social service providers or case managers and seasoned program managers. This position requires an exceptional communicator, relationship manager, trainer and coach. The Program Manager will be able to identify and contribute to the development and execution of innovative solutions to enable Health Leads to realize its quality and growth goals while managing multiple priorities. This full-time position reports to the Boston Program Director.

Responsibilities:Manage and Develop the Boston Advocates and Student Leaders
• Oversee, develop, and motivate a team of up to 30 undergraduate student Advocates from one university in Boston
• Be a daily presence at the clinic and various evening meetings to guide Advocates' professional and leadership development;
• Develop and manage a team of up to 8 student leaders who oversee and support peers working as Advocates through biweekly meetings, individual coaching sessions, and trainings
• Lead sessions in weekend-long trainings for Advocates and student leaders each semester, using collaboratively developed curricula 
• Actively collaborate with national Program Department to implement effective Advocate training design and delivery

Provide Case Management Support to the Boston Advocates
• Observe and evaluate Advocates' performance at clinics and on campus as well as keep abreast of the most complex cases 
• Collaborate on design of and implement standards for quality case management
• Communicate innovations and challenges to manager and national Program team.
• Monitor and facilitate Advocates' communication with health care providers 
• Ensure Advocates' compliance with Health Leads performance and reporting standards 
• Undertake direct casework to a limited caseload during breaks in the academic calendar to ensure continuance in Health Leads services 

Build and Maintain Strong Clinic & Partner Relationships
• Create strong and healthy relationships with physicians, nurses, referring providers, and other clinic staff in an effort to build a team of advocates for Health Leads within the clinical setting and remain knowledgeable about the internal resource landscape
• Support Health Leads integration into the clinical setting through strategies such as implementation of screening and referral systems and training for clinic staff to screen for social determinants of health and refer patients to Health Leads
• Participate as a full member of the clinic team, including attending team meetings and acting as an advocate for Health Leads
• Build and maintain a local network of resource providers

Ensure and Track High Quality Service Delivery
• Ensure the accuracy of programmatic outcomes as reported by the client management database
• Report data outcomes to program team on a monthly basis
• Use program data to manage towards program milestones, related metrics and improve Health Leads operations
• Participate in the Boston program team, engaging in group planning, evaluation and problem-solving and contributing to highly collaborative projects, meetings and trainings.
• Work with manager, other organization Program Managers, and the national Program team to analyze program design, strategy and program vision

 

Requirements/Qualifications

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience in case management and/or client services with a vulnerable population required; advanced degree in related field desirable (M.P.H. and/or M.S.W)
  • At least two years of program management experience required and previous experience with program start-up desirable
  • Previous experience in a hospital setting is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience successfully leading and managing a team of young staff or volunteers and leading interactive group training sessions
  • Ability to work at least one evening a week and some weekends as required to engage an undergraduate population
  • Strong track-record working with community agencies and/or performing case management in clinic or other setting
  • Proven knowledge of landscape of public benefits and community resources and how to facilitate individuals' access to those resources
  • Passion for Health Leads' mission and working with and developing emerging leaders.
  • A strong commitment to Health Leads' core values: belief in collective strength and the power of shared work, constant and courageous learning, celebrating our victories and each other, and stepping up as leaders in a common vision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of constituents including Health Leads desk clients, college undergraduates, health care providers and Health Leads staff
  • Strong organizational, time management and self-management skills, outstanding attention to detail, and high degree of flexibility and self-direction
  • Ability to excel in a highly dynamic, diverse and entrepreneurial environment

Contact Information

Hannah Nichols
hnichols@healthleadsusa.org
617-861-8249

Salary Information: Commensurate with experience


Program Manager, Primary Care Innovation Center

Hiring Company: Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Details

The Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care is recruiting for a Manager of the Primary Care Innovation Center. The mission of the Center is to improve the health of our communities through transformation in primary care practice and education. The Center's work is based on four pillars: innovation, education, community building, and leadership. There is tremendous need and opportunity for innovation in health care delivery; the high-value health care systems of the future must be built on a solid foundation of primary care. By transforming how we deliver primary care, and how we train medical practitioners and leaders, we hope to help address the major health care challenges that exist in the United States and globally.   However, we recognize that in addition to our work on primary care practice and education, we need to support innovation that will result in a transformation of how we conceptualize health and health care, and develop entirely new approaches to prevention, chronic disease management and changing health behaviors.  To support this innovation, we are developing a new innovation center to support for profit and social venture start-ups.

The Center, established through a $30 million gift, is in start-up mode with newly launched programming, programs under development, and an actively engaged and broad set of stakeholders. The Center is poised for rapid growth and prominence and is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Program Manager to conduct and facilitate strategic analysis, planning and early implementation for the Center's forthcoming "Innovation Center," a vital new component of the Center launched through a seed gift of $1 million. The Innovation Center will drive improvements in health and the value of healthcare through innovation in technology and systems redesign built on a foundation of primary care. The Program Manager of the Innovation Center of the Center for Primary Care will be responsible for conducting groundwork to inform the vision, strategy, and initial planning and infrastructure of this new entity to maximize its capacity to catalyzing improvements in health and health care delivery.  This is a 6-month term appointment from July 1, 2013-December 31, 2013 with the possibility of renewal based on available funding, job performance and Center operational needs.

Responsibilities:

Phase 1: Landscape Analysis and Scoping (July 1, 2013 — September 31, 2013) 

  • Research current state of innovation in health and health care and identify key gaps in the current space
  • Conduct groundwork and analysis for use in developing proposed initial strategic mission and vision for new innovation center
  • Develop proposed initial strategy(ies) for how this new innovation center can achieve this new desired state, including an initial work plan with timeline, structure, and resources needed.
  • Identify and facilitate meetings and/or directly meet with key experts in related areas in order to refine proposed operational strategy and refine work plan for actualizing strategy
  • Identify and facilitate relationships with potential partner organizations which can amplify our ability to successful enact operational strategy
  • Identify recommend potential board members/advisors are uniquely capable of guiding and ensuring the short and long-term impact of this entity and facilitate recruitment. 
  • Identify, recommend, and facilitate recruitment of mentor network (as needed depending on how program direction is codified) who are capable of providing advice to ventures being supported by this new entity
  • Propose Innovation Center leadership and staffing plan based on evolving program direction and available resources.  Working with Executive Director and HR, develop job descriptions, recruit, and hire as appropriate.
  • Provide additional flexible support to the Center for Primary Care as needed.

Phase 2: Planning and early implementation (October 1, 2013-December 31, 2013)

  • Work with the Center's Senior Communications Manager to plan and develop web page describing planned scope of activities and serve as home for future social media endeavors of the Innovation Center
  • Work with the Center's Senior Communications Manager to develop media strategy for the Innovation Center
  • Solicit applications from start-up social and for-profit enterprises to work with the Center as defined by initial strategic plan
  • Continue to solidify board of directors and recruit additional members 
  • Continue to solidify mentor network and recruit additional mentors
  • Work with HMS Office of Technology Development and Office of the Provost to ensure that the new entity is in compliance with HMS and university policies and procedures
  • Continue to assist with staffing recruitment, hiring, and/or supervision as appropriate.
  • Develop and propose options for leadership and management structure for Innovation Center.
  • Develop and refine job description and responsibilities of the Inaugural Director (or whatever leadership structure is determined as above) working with Center leadership and HR. 
  • Lay foundation for operational, fiscal and legal success
  • Develop detailed work plans for the next 12 months.
  • Provide additional flexible support to the Center for Primary Care as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications

Basic Qualifications Master's Degree required in business, health care, public administration, or a related field. Five plus years of experience, preferably in an academic or medical setting. Education may count toward experience.

Additional Qualifications

Experience working in system improvement and innovation, experience working with for-profit and social venture start-up companies, and experience within the Harvard Medical School ecosystem strongly preferred. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Must excel at working diplomatically and effectively with diverse constituencies including leaders and entrepreneurs. Proven project and/or program management skills with attention to detail in complex, political institutions or environments are essential. The Program Manager should be strategic, creative, analytical, resourceful, highly motivated, and energetic. The Program Manager must have good humor and be flexible, enthusiastic, thorough, and energized by change. The Program Manager must handle confidential material with discretion; have a strong team and service orientation; exemplify outstanding skills in judgment, flexibility, leadership, visioning, and decision-making; prioritize competing priorities to set and meet deadlines; and work independently and collaboratively in a team environment with minimal supervision. MD a plus.

This is a 6 month term position with the possibility of renewal.

Contact Information

The full listing is available here: https://primarycare.hms.harvard.edu/opportunities/center-hiring

Please apply through ASPIRE, Harvard's Recruitment Management System, using Auto req ID 29551BR


Advocate/Case Coordinator, MOVA -DVP Domestic Violence

Hiring Company: Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston

Job Description

The Domestic Violence (DV) Advocate/Case Coordinator provides a range of domestic violence victim services to both patients and employees of Boston Medical Center, as well as consultation with those working to support victims of abuse. The Advocate participates in multi-disciplinary, cross-departmental case reviews, training, and other institutional initiatives to improve the health care and employer response to domestic violence. The DV Advocate works under the supervision of the Domestic Violence Program Coordinator within the Department of Care Management.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in Social Work, Public Health, Psychology or related field required.
  • At least 3 years of work experience and demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of intimate partner abuse/victimization, principles of advocacy/empowerment approaches to victim services; experience in domestic violence intervention required. 
  • Training and/or experience in the impact of domestic violence on health; familiarity with the health care response to domestic violence including screening, assessment, documentation, etc.
  • Excellent direct service/support skills, comfortable working with both adult and adolescent victims of domestic violence.
  • Excellent interpersonal to instill confidence and to advocate for patients and their family.
  • Excellent organizational skills to be self-directed, to set priorities, balance numerous responsibilities and to follow-through.
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills.
  • Additional language skills (beyond that of English) appropriate to the patient population served is very helpful.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to work with a culturally and linguistically diverse patient and employee population.

Contact Information

Please find the full job listing and application here:

http://www.bmc.org/hr/taleo/taleoGeneral.htm

Search Job Number 1301449


Master's Level Clinician -Bilingual (Eng./Span.) LICSW

Hiring Company: Family Health Center of Worcester
Location: Worcester, MA

Job Description

Why Work with Us?

Our clinicians work collaboratively with medical providers to provide patients of the health center with optimal medical and behavioral health.  You will be exposed to a wide range of clientele with diverse backgrounds.  You will work in a collegial setting to provide counseling to patients of all ages — adults, adolescents, and children.  We have a robust internship program which helps to provide professional rapport and support. We   believe you will find our team to be an intellectually stimulating environment.

Requirements/Qualifications

Do You Have the Following Attributes?
• Passion for psychotherapy with all age groups
• Enjoy working as part of an integrated care team
• Motivated by a learning environment

 Qualifications include:
• Must currently hold or be immediately eligible for LICSW.
• Master's degree in social work is required.
• Bilingual candidates English/Spanish required

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should mail or fax a resume to:

Human Resources Team
Family Health Center of Worcester, Inc.
26 Queen Street
Worcester, MA 01610
Fax: (508) 860-7990
Email: resumefhcs@umassmed.edu


Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Hiring Company: Episcopal Divinity School
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Episcopal Divinity School is a respected center of study and spiritual formation for lay and ordained leaders with a strong commitment to justice, compassion, and reconciliation. EDS offers doctor of ministry and master's degrees, as well as certificates, in theological studies. Located a few blocks from Harvard Square, EDS is a member of the Boston Theological Institute, a consortium of ten eminent theological schools, seminaries, and departments of religion. The Director of Admissions and Recruitment leads the student recruitment and the admissions process for EDS. The Director develops a strategic recruitment plan, in consultation with key stakeholders, which will meet the school's overall recruitment goals with a particular focus on creating and maintaining a diverse student body with respect to race, gender, sexual identity, denomination, geographic origin, and other factors; and to enroll social justice leaders and activists. The Director coordinates the schedule and work of the Faculty Admissions Committee, and oversees the admissions process, including systems, records, and staff supervision. Reports to: The Chief Financial and Business Development Officer. The Director will coordinate regular meetings with the CFO, Academic Dean, and Vice President of Institutional Advancement to develop recruitment priorities and strategies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • In consultation with EDS leadership, develop and implement successful recruitment strategies that meet the strategic goals of the school.
  • Organize recruiting events, including Visiting Days, participation in denomination-specific conferences and conventions, and webinars.
  • Identify community and religious organizations for potential partnerships and negotiate details of partner arrangements.
  • Engage potential applicants on a personal level and respond to inquiries quickly and professionally.
  • Advise applicants regarding program selection and admissions process.
  • Schedule admissions interviews and organize individual campus visits.
  • Collaborate with Director of Marketing and Communications to write Admissions section of the EDS website, to promote admissions activities via www.eds.edu, social media, and other avenues, ensure consistent messaging, and prepare admissions collateral materials.
  • Collaborate with Student Services team (Financial Aid Manager, Registrar, etc.)
  • Prepare and present admissions updates to faculty, board, alumni/ae and other groups.
  • Represent EDS at external events, including Episcopal Diocesan Conventions and other denomination-specific events.
  • Evaluate applications for admission and lead Admissions Committee meetings.
  • Manage Admissions Committee processes and operations.
  • Develop and revise admissions criteria, processes, and requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with admissions guidelines set by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).
  • Oversee all data, systems, and records in the Admissions Office, and prepare regular enrollment reports.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all records.
  • Prepare and manage department budget.
  • Train faculty, staff, and alumni/ae in admissions procedures.
  • Manage staff as assigned.

This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the School. This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience. EDS is an EEO employer. We encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply. Employees of EDS are expected to work collegially and cooperatively with all members of the campus community.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree, preferably in theology, religion, education, or business.
  • Proven results in developing and implementing successful recruitment strategies for graduate students, preferably in a small, specialized non-profit institution.
  • Knowledge of ecclesial structures and polities.
  • Experience in evaluating international educational credentials.
  • Ability to travel (up to 80% time during recruitment season) and work evenings and /or weekends.
  • Community-oriented and collaborative with willingness to engage across multiple EDS stakeholder groups (faculty, staff, students, alumni/ae, board members, etc.).
  • Strong and proven commitment to diversity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in implementing successful education marketing practices.
  • Flexible, patient, organized, and process-oriented.
  • Knowledge of Student Information Systems (Elucian/PowerCampus preferred).

Contact Information

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter, resume, salary history to Samaria Stallings, Director of Human Resources at sstallings@eds.edu

no later than Friday, June 21, 2013. Please visit our website at www.eds.edu for more information about EDS and to view the full position descriptions.

 


Master's Level Clinician/LICSW

Hiring Company: Lowell Community Health Center
Location: Lowell, MA

Job Description

Full-Time Master's Level Clinician needed in the Behavioral Health Services outpatient department to provide individual, couple counseling services to adults and children. Experience with working with children and adolescents is a plus.

Requirements/Qualifications

Spanish/English bilingual required. LICSW a plus. CADAC applicants also considered. Competitive salaried position with excellent benefits. Loan repayment program eligible. MA in Counseling, Psychology, Family Therapy or related field.

Contact Information

Bobby Tugbiyele
BobbyTu@lchealth.org
978 746-7861

Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience. Can Hire ASAP.

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