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With the many changes taking place in the behavioral healthcare environment and the reconfiguration of agencies, many staff openings are becoming available, and many individuals are seeking positions. As a result, NJAMHAA has been offering this classified-ad service to both members and nonmembers: A fee for placing the posting and the cost of the communication has been paid for by the individual advertising the position.


Program Director – Child, Adolescent and Adult Outpatient Services

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in a Mental Health discipline and a professional license are required, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is preferred. Must also have at least three years of post-Master’s experience and two years of program administration or staff supervision experience.

The Program Director will oversee our Montclair Adult and Adolescent/Children Outpatient programs Center for Behavioral Health (CBH) and Riskin Children’s Center (RCC).

Responsibilities include:
- Overall daily operations, marketing and financial processes of CBH and RCC.
- Overseeing and monitoring billing procedures for Medicaid, Medicare and all other insurance providers as well as maintaining an acute awareness of payment status of claims
- In consult with the Medical Director, supervises all clinical staff in CBH and RCC in providing individual, group and family treatment. Also, provides administrative oversight of part-time psychiatrists in the programs
- Provides direct clinical services, which will include clinical intakes and assessments
- Develops and implements performance improvement measures and monitors outcomes for CBH and RCC
- Oversees utilization reviews and quality assurance activities
- Provides maintenance and analysis of statistical information and supplies reports to various State of New Jersey oversight organizations.

Reports to: Senior Director of Clinical Services
Location : Montclair, NJ

Please submit resumes and inquiries to: HRDept@mhaessexmorris.org

Posted October 9, 2018


Security/Network Specialist

The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, a non-profit trade association near Trenton, NJ, has a unique opportunity for employment of a multi-faceted, dynamic, technical self-starter to enhance our organizational goals to provide a greater level of service, by supplementing our customer offerings to include cyber security assessments and services, while performing the all the duties of a local and wide area network support professional.  This candidate should be enthusiastic, flexible, customer service oriented, able to take initiative, detailed oriented, very organized and able to work under tight time constraints.

The Security/Network Specialist is responsible for ensuring that customers obtain timely, accurate technical assistance by performing the following duties:

• Develop sound and trusted relationships with internal and external customers by providing accurate and efficient technical/engineering support via telephone, Internet remote desktop and on-site.
• Configure, install and maintain server and desktop hardware and software for internal and external customers.
• Configure, implement and maintain Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and related hardware such as routers and firewalls for internal and external customers.
• Assume the lead and/or support role in assigned projects insuring project delivered on time and within proposed budget and to the satisfaction of the customer.
• Consult with customers and researches, proposes and/or recommends and implements new and current technologies for internal and external customers and documents same.
• Coordinate technical assistance requests with other members of the team, software vendors and subcontractors, when necessary.
• Convert customers’ over to cloud technology, i.e. Microsoft Office 365 and further promote use of Office 365 environment
• Keep abreast of current trends in software and attends training, when necessary, to provide more efficient technical services on new software to internal and external customers.
• Writes technical briefings, regarding trends in cyber security, networking resources and other applicable topics for a quarterly newsletter known as Bits & Bytes that is distributed electronically to stakeholders.
• Provide technical assistance at hosted conferences and events on behalf of the organization.
• Assist and trains other staff on hardware, software, networks and other information technology issues.
• Remain up-to-date on new versions of software, hardware and necessary certifications.
• Execute network security best practices through auditing: router, change control, switch, firewall configurations, and monitoring.
• Document maintenance for all network infrastructure.
• Maintain inventory at customer sites.
• Provide monthly client reports on operations, recommendations and vulnerabilities.
• Conduct periodic vulnerability testing, articulate systems and methodologies, as well as reply to security-related events and support in remediation efforts

• Must have a comprehensive understanding and technical know-how in server administration, Microsoft Active Directory, including GPO deployment, patching, and network device configuration, and hardware management Knowledge and experience with Mobile Device Management, Intrusion Detection Systems/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), firewalls, switches, network monitoring and sniffing, VPN systems and vulnerability and threat management tools (including network based scanners).
• In order to develop new security related services, there must be a familiarity of compliance and risk management frameworks and methodologies (ISO27002, SDLC).
• Experience working with Cisco Routers, Switches or Firewalls
• Candidate should have a good understanding of virtualization technologies
• Proficiency in PowerShell scripting considered a plus.
• Must have experience in conversion to cloud technology, i.e. Microsoft Office 365 cloud computing. Microsoft SharePoint skills are strongly desirable.
• Possess a Bachelor's degree in a computer related field such as Computer Science, Computer information systems, cyber security or electronics (or five plus years of field experience).
• Three to five years’ experience troubleshooting network domain control/configurations
• Three to five years’ experience working with Local and Wide Area Networks in a multi-customer environment;
• Knowledge of IT Security Technical regulations and requirements
• Experience working with SonicWALL Firewalls
• Excellent troubleshooting skills to resolve complex network and application or system integration issues
• The ability to teach others as well as write training manuals.
• Strong customer and quality-focus is a must.
• Sound problem resolution, judgment, and decision-making skills required.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills.
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
• Ability to work well individually and as part of a team.
• Record of reliability and attendance.
• Minimum, 3+ years' experience identifying threats and developing appropriate protection measures
• Experienced in security analysis of operational and development computing environments, threats, vulnerabilities and internal interfaces to define and assess compliance with accepted industry and government standards.
• Understanding of Federal cybersecurity guidelines, mandates, and requirements as well as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
• Must be willing to travel – 90% in-state (mileage reimbursed)

The candidate MUST reply with salary considerations.  Applications with no salary requirements will not be reviewed.

Send resume and salary requirements to jnoto@njamhaa.org.

NJAMHAA is a 501c6 not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer.

Posted September 26, 2018

Director of Residential Admissions, Addictions Treatment

Turning Point is currently seeking a Director of Residential Admissions in our Paterson office location. Turning Point provides care to adults seeking sobriety and recovery.

We are committed to providing compassionate and effective treatment for alcoholism, drug addiction and their co-occurring disorders.

Primary Responsibilities include:

Management of Admissions Process

Direct bed utilization, balancing funding requirements, staffing, and financial needs.
1. Supervise maintenance and implementation of waiting list.
2. Direct all financial admissions’ functions, e.g., funding eligibility, initial authorizations, grant/contract requirements, etc.
3. Direct all clinical admissions’ functions, e.g., screening, admissions, proper client placement, referrals, etc.
4. Responsible for hiring and supervising all admissions staff, including coordinating staff allocation, goal setting and performance evaluations.
5. Conduct and record a monthly department meeting

Regulatory Standards and Continuous Quality Improvement
1. Assure all regulatory standards (internal and external) are met for the admissions process.
2. Responsible for accurate statistical reporting of Admission and Utilization Data.
3. Utilize statistical information to recommend changes and identify needs.
4. Assure that policies and procedures are followed. Collaborate with managers and administrative staff to suggest and implement improvements as indicated.

Public Relations
1. Meet with referral sources to maintain positive interagency relationships.
2. Cultivate new referral relationships as opportunities present themselves
3. Represent Turning Point at assigned community and provider meetings

Manage Team
1. Manage the Admissions Department staff
2. Work with Human Resources staff to recruit, interview, select, hire, and employ an appropriate number of employees.
3. Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding.
4. Create a workplace culture that emphasizes the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
5. Lead employees using a performance management and development process
6. Provide effective performance management and feedback
7. Maintain employee work schedules including assignments, training, vacations and paid time off, cover for absences.
8. Maintain communication. Appropriately communicate organization information through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate email, and regular interpersonal communication.
1. Attend monthly and quarterly staff meetings and scheduled in-service training.
2. Must submit documentation of at least 15 hours per year of courses approved for continuing education.
3. Know and enforce Turning Point Policies and Procedures as they apply to both clients and staff.
4. Perform other duties as necessary or as assigned

• Master’s Degree in Human or Social Services preferred
• LCSW, LPC or LCADC required
• Minimum 5 years of experience in NJ addiction Treatment
• Knowledge of managed care and funding issues
• Minimum 2 years supervisory experience
• Computer literate, working knowledge of Windows Office Suite and NT
• Strong ASAM/DSM-V Proficiency
• Strong system knowledge – HER, NJSAMS and Medicaid
• Experience with criminal justice involved clients

Turning Point is an EOE Employer. If interested in this position, please send an email to cdavenport@turningpointnj.org and apply on our website at www.turningpointnj.org

Posted September 19, 2018



The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) is seeking applications for a Problem Gambling Prevention Specialist position. Position responsibilities are as follows:
• Presents workshops, seminars and conferences relating to youth, older adults, at-risk populations, and others regarding problem and disordered gambling.
• Plans and implements prevention, outreach and educational programs addressing problem and disordered gambling issues among at-risk populations.
• Coordinates with community organizations, faith communities, health centers, professional groups and others to increase awareness and engagement in recovery.
• Conducts training programs on problem and disordered gambling for professionals, at-risk populations, and community members.
• Serves as a resource to members of the community by providing referrals, interventions, and other help services to families, addicted gamblers, and others in need of assistance.
• Acts as liaison to community and other service agencies and state departments as assigned.
• Answers helpline calls as required.
• Prepares monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports of the outreach programs status, as directed.
• Conducts special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

The requirements for this position are as follows:

• Bilingual and experience working with multi-cultural community encouraged, but not mandatory.
• Strong desire to carry the message of education, information and awareness.
• Prior experience in public speaking and/or teaching a plus.
• BA/BS degree or equivalent (relevant experience may be substituted on the basis of two years for each required year of education)
• Knowledge of problem and disordered gambling, its impact upon gamblers and significant others, of prevention and recovery concepts, and of common forms of gambling.
• Ability to use current technology, computers and software, including Internet and MS Office software.

This is a full time, exempt position. Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturday and/or Sunday. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. This job posting closes on September 15, 2018.

Interested person should forward a cover letter and resume to:

Alice L. Ostapiuk, HR/Office Manager
3635 Quakerbridge Rd, Ste 7
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Or email to alice@800gambler.org

Posted September 6, 2018


Care Manager Supervisor

MonmouthCares (http://www.monmouthcares.org/) is a progressive non-profit agency providing care management for children and youth with complex needs. We are part of Children's System of Care (CSOC) in New Jersey and use a wraparound model to help families achieve their visions. Our mission is to facilitate positive change so that children with emotional and behavioral challenges along with their families have the greatest opportunity to live, thrive, and develop in their communities. These youth may also have intellectual/developmental, substance use, and/or physical health challenges.

Position opening: Care Manager Supervisor

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to Director of Operations, the Care Manager Supervisor is responsible supervising, coaching, and developing a team of care managers to carry out MonmouthCares’ mission by delivering quality care management, using the wraparound model. The Care Manager Supervisor plays a key role in building and leading a high-performing team of Care Managers by carrying out the following responsibilities:

- Building partnerships with Children’s System of Care partners, including schools, juvenile justice system, mental health providers, and DCP&P
- Developing competencies in care management and wraparound principles, and ensuring that all required duties of care management, as implemented by the Care Managers, are met
- Identifying team members’ strengths and areas for improvement through on-going assessment of competencies and performance
- Retaining talent through performance coaching, employee engagement, and timely reward & recognition
- Developing high performance teams, motivating and building trust within and across teams
- Ensuring that every child has a comprehensive Designated Record Set (DRS) and database record, and that the records are maintained throughout the youth’s enrollment
- Analyzing performance data provided by Quality Improvement Team and making recommendations for improvement
- Providing critical information to Senior Management regarding quality of service delivery and resources
- Serving as liaison to the Contracted Systems Administrator (CSA) on matters directly relating to child and family services and required approvals
- Serving on-call duty on a rotating basis and ensuring that Care Managers follow After-Hour policies and procedures for 24-hour emergency coverage for MonmouthCares

- Skills:
o Technology savvy and proficient in MS Office and Outlook
o Strategic thinking, performance management, communication, engagement, planning, organizing, time management, facilitation, team building, crisis management, supervision, coaching, advocacy, change management, problem solving, root cause analysis, and conflict management.
o Review of clinical evaluations
o Bi-lingual (Spanish) desirable
- Personal qualities:
o Respectful, creative, compassionate and willing to learn
o Emotionally intelligent
o Proactive, supportive, positive, optimistic, non-judgmental, persevering, empathetic, patient
o Forthright and direct, takes ownership of and accountability for outcomes
o Enjoy and skilled in helping others grow
- Education/Credentials:
o Master’s degree in social work, psychology or counseling
o LSW or LAC required; LCSW or LPC preferred
- Knowledge and Experience:
o Knowledge in any of the following disciplines: child & adolescent development, child welfare system, juvenile justice, special education, human behavior and psychology, mental health
o Minimum 3 years of experience working with children who have complex needs
o Minimum 3 years of experience with Children’s System of Care
o Minimum 2 years of supervisor experience in one of the following fields: children’s mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, special education, developmental disabilities, human services, behavioral health
o Knowledge and experience in Wraparound preferred

MonmouthCares is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to provide a positive and supportive work environment. If you are interested and qualified, please send resume and cover letter to:

Chuni Li, Ph.D. SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director, HR & OD, MonmouthCares
Tel: 732-222-8008 x162, Fax: 732-222-9305
185 State Highway 36, Building B1, West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Posted August 21, 2018


Primary/Outpatient Counselors

Turning Point is seeking Primary/Outpatient Counselors that hold credentials LAC, LSW, LCSW or LCADC. Primary Counselors will assess client needs, provide each client with an individualized treatment plan, conduct individual and group therapy and facilitate the implementation of appropriate plans.

Qualifications include MA/MSW with LAC, LSW, LCSW, LCADC PREFERRED
Relevant internship experience in the field can be substituted for experience.
Strong Knowledge of 12 Step Programs and 1-3 years counseling/internship experience

If interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to HR@turningpointnj.org or contact HR at (973)-239-9400 x153. For more information about Turning Point, visit www.turningpointnj.org. EOE

Posted August 17, 2018


Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse for Children and Adolescents
Preferred Behavioral Health Group, Preferred Center for Children and Families - Brick, NJ
Part or Full-time

Preferred Behavioral Health Group is one of the largest non-profit agencies in Monmouth and Ocean Counties that provides behavioral health treatment and services encompassing mental health, substance use and addiction programs. Serving the local community for 40 years, Preferred Behavioral Health Group has evolved to meet the needs of children, teens, adults, families and corporations; with a multitude of programs supporting individuals from 4 years old to 104 years old.

We are seeking a Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse for our outpatient behavioral health program for Children and Families. Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse would be responsible for the provision of psychiatric care to clients ages 5 to 18.

The program is located in Brick, NJ. We are open seven days a week which provides for flexible scheduling. Working a few evenings per week is expected.

Responsibilities include:
• Provide psychiatric evaluations and diagnostic testing under the supervision of a collaborative physician.
• Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse will prescribe medications
• Maintain records in our electronic health record
• Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse collaborates with other providers and family members
• Completes outside forms as necessary
• Demonstrate clinical competency in psychotropic medication use, side effects, and indications for psychiatric intervention for children and adolescents.

• Master of Science in Nursing
• Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Specialist in Child/Adolescent Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric /Mental Health Nursing.
• Must possess a current NJ License to practice

Job Type: Part or Full-time
• Master's Degree or higher
• NJ License to Practice

Send resumes to Tara Chalakani, LPC, NCC, ACS, RN, Vice President, Mental Health Services for Youth and Families, at tchalakani@preferredbehavioral.org.

 Posted August 15, 2018


Advancement Manager

FAMILYConnections is seeking a creative, knowledgeable and enthusiastic Advancement Manager to promote the mission of the agency through fundraising, public relations and provide overall support to the Board of Trustees. The Advancement Manager manages, updates, and produces fundraising income and expense reports for the Director of Advancement, Chief Executive Officer and Board of Trustees. This individual provides stewardship of the Annual Appeal, drafts the Annual Appeal letter and Board Annual Appeal letter, and reconciles receipts, including sending thank you and tax letters. The Advancement Manager coordinates with the Director of Advancement and Development Committee of the board on planning all aspects of the Annual Gala. It is the responsibility of the Advancement Manager to manage the “external face” of the agency in terms of brand identity and the development and dissemination of all printed materials (Annual Report, Brochures, Videos, Newsletters, etc. This individual manages the content of the agency’s website, ensures that the agency’s presence on social media platforms, and coordinates contacts and nurtures relationships with media (newspapers, radio, and TV). The Advancement Manager serves as a member of the Development Committee of the Board and attends other Board Committee meetings, as needed. The Advancement Manager performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with Family Connections’ mission. The individual must be an enthusiastic team player and dedicated to the families we serve.


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience related to nonprofit management, social services and/or marketing & communications


• At least three years’ experience in nonprofit program development, fundraising.
• Experience with practices and procedures of community mental health services a plus.

Please forward all interest to Desare Ward, Director of Human Resources.
Email: dward@familyconnectionsnj.org
Fax: 973-266-8988

Posted August 14, 2018


Multiple Openings at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care

Apply online at https://jobs.rutgers.edu/ POSTING NUMBER IS REFERENCED BELOW



Mental Health Clinician III (18ST2289)


Mental Health Clinician III Per Diem Newark Building Capacity in Schools (18ST1680)

Mental Health Clinician II Newark Building Capacity in Schools (18ST1705)

Mental Health Clinician II Per Diem for NuView Academy (18ST1925)

Mental Health Specialist IV Per Diem for NuView Academy (18ST1108)


Assistant Nurse Manager (18ST2054)


Habilitation Counselor (18ST2455)


Program Coordinator (18ST1074)


Program Coordinator (18ST2156)

Mental Health Specialist IV (18ST0961)


Mental Health Clinician III

Mental Health Specialist IV


Mental Health Clinician III (18ST2212)

Advanced Practice Nurse Per Diem (18ST1799)


Staff Nurse Per Diem (18ST2330)


Staff Nurse


Posted August 14, 2018; Edited August 17, 2018


PSYCHIATRIST – Santa Cruz County, CA
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Candidates Encouraged to apply
Immediate full-time and part-time positions available

In addition to the competitive wages, you may be compensated with additional pay through a:
Child Psychiatrist, Forensic, Bilingual, or Longevity Differential
Quality and Productivity Incentives
J-1 Visa Sponsorships may be available
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Psychiatrist Position: Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency opportunities are available to work in outpatient child or adult mental health, integrated behavioral health, mobile crisis, and homeless programs. Outpatient positions in this class are responsible for conducting psychiatric examinations and evaluations, making psychiatric diagnosis, providing psychiatric treatment, and providing medical consultation and medication management for a wide variety of health clients. Incumbents provide on-call consultations after hours and on weekends for the detention facilities and outpatient programs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) is part of the County’s Health Services Agency which is known for having many innovative programs and a strong history of effective collaboration.

The Requirements:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:

• Graduation from an approved medical school and satisfactory completion of a three year psychiatric residency approved by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association.

Special Requirements:

• Possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.

• Possession of a valid Physician and Surgeon's License issued by the State of California. If licensed in another state, candidates may participate in the recruitment and examination process, however, possession of a valid Physician and Surgeon’s License issued by the State of California is required at the time of appointment.

Application Process:
Candidates must submit a County application and answers to the supplemental questionnaire. The completed application packet must be received by the Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Rm. 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 or online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com.

For more information regarding the position, please contact Chief of Psychiatry Vanessa de la Cruz at (831) 454-4885. For information regarding the recruitment and examination procedure please contact Teresa Carrillo, Personnel Analyst at (831) 454-3025. If you have a disability that would require test accommodation, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711.

 Posted August 7, 2018






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