- Billing Specialist
WJCS is seeking to fill a full-time, 35 hours per week position for a Billing Specialis. The Billing Specialist is responsible for the billing and follow-up on all claims. Other responsibilities include processing of time slips, posting cash receipts, monthly reconciliations and working with approvals and authorizations from various agencies. Qualifications include proficiency in computerized accounting programs and spreadsheets with emphasis on Windows based systems. High school or equivalency diploma, three years of experience in financial record keeping or related industry., or Associates degree in Accounting or Business Administration and one year of experience required. Knowledge of Carepak is a plus. more info »
- Child Care Aid
WJCS is currently searching for an energetic team player to provide childcare services five mornings/week. Responsibilities are to provide safe, age appropriate activities for 1-5 children aged infant -4 yrs old whose parents are on-site, and involved in an academic program. This candidate will be working with other childcare staff who are providing parent-child programs. The selected individual will have experience/willingness to work with young children in a supervised setting. Must have some knowledge of Child Behavior and Development. High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. This position is located in Yonkers, NY. more info »
- Child Care Assistant /Program Assistant
A Child Care Assistant /Program Assistant is needed to work flexible shifts between 11am and 6pm in Yonkers, NY. As the Child Care Aid, responsibilities will include but not limited to caretaking duties and assisting in the provision of developmentally appropriate activities and learning experiences in the Infant, Toddler and/or Preschool play areas. As the Program Assistant, responsibilities will include but not limited to a wide range of responsibilities that provide office support and administrative functions. Candidate must have at least one year experience working with youth children in an educational setting. Must be up and active and willing to participate in activities with the children. High School diploma or GED required. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development preferred. more info »
- Community Habilitation Specialist
Part-time, Hours are flexible. 12-24 hours per week. The Community Habilitation Specialist will be responsible to provide in home and community based habilitation services to individuals living in Westchester County with MR/DD/LD to support and teach independent living skills. This includes education, instruction, direct services, and supports that promote individual’s chosen, individualized valued outcomes; that empower and enable individuals to achieve their stated goals and to live as optimally as possible. The Community Habilitation provider will also be responsible to co-lead evening and weekend activities with groups of individuals. The selected person will have a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, preferably attending or completed undergraduate or graduate school for human service, psychology, social work, or related field. Applicants must be enthusiastic, reliable, personable, and have experience with and knowledge about people with intellectual disabilities. A valid driver's license is needed if running group activities.
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- Home Health Aides
Continuous recruitment. 10-40 hours a week in White Plains, NY. Perform routine tasks that assist patients who are essentially homebound with normal activities of daily living in their homes. Provide nutritional and environmental support services, which may include housekeeping, shopping, laundry services, meal preparation, paying bills and running errands. Provide and/or assist with personal care functions to restore and/or maintain patients' activities of daily living, i.e., bathing, grooming, feeding, self medication, skin care, equipment including walkers, crutches, canes, and oxygen. Records and/or reports care given, patient's response and any deviations from normal reactions or routines. Knowledge of specific deviation from normal physical/mental functioning. Ability to understand and carry out technical, non-technical oral and/or written directions, maturity, reliability, good physical and emotional health, communication skills. Holds a certificate from a New York State Department of Health approved training course with 60 hours of classroom and 30 hours of clinical training or an approved equivalency. Must be free from reportable disease and habituation or addiction to depressants, stimulants, narcotics, alcohol or other substances that may alter behavior. NYS Driver's License preferred.more info »
- Learning Specialist
We are looking for an energetic, Learning Specialist to perform part-time tutorial work with children who are experiencing difficulties with high school level math. This position can be successfully filled by an individual who has attained or is in the process of working toward completion of a Bachelor's degree or higher in education, special education, math, reading, psychology or other liberal arts. Hourly salary is commensurate with education and experience. The applicant should have excellent communication skills in order to provide an exceptional learning experience for the student. Tutors must be available to work after school hours and on Saturdays. Bi-lingual, English-Spanish, is a plus but ability to work with students on Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Precalculus skills is mandatory.more info »
- Personal Care Aides
Continuous recruitment. 10-40 hours a week in White Plains, N.Y. Provide nutritional and environmental support services, which may include housekeeping, grocery shopping, laundry, meal preparation, paying bills and running errands. Provide and/or assist with personal care to maintain patients in activities of daily living (i.e., bathing, personal hygiene, toileting, self-medication, and use of durable medical equipment, ex. canes, wheelchairs, and walkers). Observe, report, and record patient affect and activities as well as care given using appropriate agency channels and records. Completion of ninth grade education or equivalent. Holds a certificate from a New York State Health Department approved training course with no less than 45 hours of classroom work or an approved equivalency. Ability to read and write English. Ability to carry out simple verbal and written directions, handle small sums of money, and ability to get along with others. Must be free from reportable disease and habituation or addiction to depressants, stimulants, narcotics, alcohol or other substances that may alter behavior.more info »
- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is the oldest and largest not-for-profit social service agency in Westchester County, NY. We are currently searching for a part time Adult or Adolescent/Child Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work in southern Westchester County.
The Adult or Adolescent/Child Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will work in innovative mental health programs with adults/adolescents/children. Spanish preferable but not a must. Recent grads encouraged to apply. Schedule is flexible and compatible with private practice or family commitments. No on-call.
At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.more info »
- Residential Counselor(s)
Continuous recruitment. All shifts needed. Under the direction and supervision of the Residence Manager, the residential counselor will provide assistance, services and supports that promote independence and active participation in daily living within the residence and community. The residential counselor will assist the clients to achieve their individual habilitation goals and objectives. It is also necessary to provide health care and ensures the safety of the clients at all times. The residential counselor may administer medications as assigned. The residential counselor will serve as a role model for clients, modeling dignity and respect, drive or accompany clients to appointments, recreational, religious, day program/employment activities; and visits with others. Provide oversight and assistance to clients who are hospitalized. Complete and maintain all required documentation, records, and reports. Maintain the cleanliness and attractiveness of the residence. The selected applicant will be: a High School graduate or equivalent, have a minimum of 12 months working with people with developmental disabilities, valid driver's license, knowledge of household management, meal planning, meal preparation, shopping and knowledge of people with mental retardation, developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, and health care conditions. The ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, capable to physically assist consumers, flexible schedule and ability to work in a variety of locations and on different shifts/time periods. It is preferred that this staff person has the ability to pass and maintain certification of WJCS required training that includes, but may not be limited to Medication Administration, SCIP, CPR/First Aid, vehicle certification and Mandatory Training identified by OPWDD.more info »
- Social Worker
A Social Worker is needed in Peekskill, NY to provide comprehensive clinical services, including assessment, crisis intervention, and treatment to clients of all ages in a dynamic Family Mental Health clinic setting. This is a full-time, 35 hours per week position and includes benefits. Opportunity to work in varied treatment modalities with clients of all ages with a broad range of emotional, social and behavioral issues, with a special emphasis on providing services to children and families and children and adults with histories of trauma and abuse. On-going clinical supervision and training in the WJCS Educational Institute. Social Work license required. Bi-lingual, Spanish-English a plus. Knowledge of evidence-based principles and techniques is a plus. Comfort with computer applications and good knowledge of community resources. This position requires at least two evening per week. Bi-lingual, English-Spanish, speaking is helpful. more info »
- Social Worker, Geriatrics
A Social Worker is needed in Hartsdale, NY to provide clinical services to older adults, including assessment, crisis intervention, and treatment in the geriatric outreach program. This is a 21-hour per week position which includes benefits. The social worker will provide direct service in various therapeutic modalities, for ongoing treatment cases. The social worker is also responsible for all recording and statistical procedures required by the agency including case records, insurance forms and related data. On-going clinical supervision and training in the WJCS Educational Institute. Clinical Social Work license required. Bi-lingual, Spanish-English, a plus. Knowledge of evidence-based principles and techniques is a plus. Comfort with computer applications and good knowledge of community resources. Knowledge of Anasazi is a plus. more info »
- Supervising Psychologist
A Supervising Psychologist is needed for 21 to 28 hours per week in Mt. Vernon, NY. Under general supervision, the Supervising Psychologist provides direct service in various therapeutic modalities, including ongoing cases, crises and intakes. The Supervising Psychologist renders professional psychological services; administering all types of clinical, personality, and developmental tests, including the scoring and interpretation of test results for the purpose of diagnosis and recommendation for treatment and developing an accurate profile of the client. Participation in WJCS’ APA-accredited psychology internship program is required. Bi-lingual, Spanish-English a plus. Knowledge of Anasazi is a plus.
The selected candidate must have a doctorate from an APA-accredited program in clinical, counseling, or school psychology, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and possess a valid New York State license. Experience in an outpatient setting, working with clients of varied ages, and using evidence-based practices are musts. Competencies in DBT, and/or teaching experience are plusses.
Benefits are available for employees who work at least 21 hours per week. Excellent ongoing professional training is also provided through the WJCS Educational Institute.more info »
- Teacher, GED
This is an exciting part-time teaching opportunity. This position requires the selected person to work 12 hours of class time per week (3 hours a day/4 days a week). The teacher will provide training in basic reading, writing and mathematic skills including GED preparation and make all necessary arrangements for the pre-testing of the participant and the actual taking of the GED tests. The selected person must have a Bachelor's Degree, certified NYS Teacher’s licensure preferred and ability to use windows based computer programs and implement technology in the classroom. Knowledge of administering and scoring TABE and assisting participants with completion of the GED test application and test registration is a plus.more info »