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Intercultural Family Services, Inc. is currently accepting resumes for open positions. If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of others we would like to have you on our team. When applying, please make sure to indicate your desired position in the subject line.
You can mail, fax, or email your cover letter and resume to: ATTN: Human Resources Department Intercultural Family Services, Inc. 4225 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 Fax: 215-386-9308
Email: [email protected]
Listed below are the positions that are currently open at Intercultural:
Adult and Child Psychiatrist
Experience – At least 2 years
Degree – Doctorate
The general objective of this position is to provide culturally competent psychiatric services to all consumers. The psychiatrist is expected to lead the treatment team to ensure that a holistic treatment approach is provided reflecting CASSP principles and DBHiDS Practice Guidelines.
Job Responsibilities and Duties
- Provides psychiatric evaluations and diagnoses
- Provides medication management
- Reviews and approves Treatment Plans on a timely manner
- Completes comprehensive Biopsychosocial Evaluations
- Provides consultation and coordination with the Treatment Team
- Conducts timely review, revision and approval of subsequent Treatment Plans
- Attends case reviews and management meetings
- Conducts In-Service Training for staff as needed
- MD or DO from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy
- Current and valid DEA registration and license as Medical Physician in the State of Pennsylvania
- At least two (2) years of work experience providing mental health treatment.
- Board Certified in General Psychiatry and Child
- State Clearances for Child Abuse and Criminal Record
- FBI Clearance
- In compliance with all state and discipline-specific standards and regulations.
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.Computer proficiency.
Functional Family Therapist
Therapists will provide Functional Family Therapy Services to adjudicated or pre-adjudicated children and adolescent’s ages 12-21 and their family members throughout Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Sessions range from 1-2 weekly for up to 12 families and may include case management duties. Sessions are conducted mostly in the home but can occur in the community and the office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinates with the Clinical Administrator and Lead Therapist to determine availability for client appointments when covering the front desk.
- Therapists typically work with families for three to five months.
- Attention to detail, well organized and ability to effectively manage a caseload of 12 families.
- Therapists adhere to a strict clinical protocol which requires identified problems to be handled within the context of family interventions (no individual)
- Ability to effectively meet administrative deadlines and maintain all organizational documentation requirements to include progress notes, collateral contacts, treatment plans, inter-agency meetings and other paperwork dictated by CBH and DPW documentation requirements.
- Ability and willingness to learn and implement the Functional Family Therapy Model with a high degree of fidelity through participation in FFT training, intense supervision, and agency clinical rounds.
- Posses the ability to conduct specific FFT Model assessments throughout the duration of FFT services and submit on a timely basis
- Clinicians are required to travel to various parts of the city
- Clinicians will undergo extensive training some of which will require out of State travel
- A comfort and desire to work with multi-cultural and/or difficult to engage populations in natural ecology under less than desirable conditions with a high degree of commitment, respect and perseverance
- Performs other related duties as necessary
- Requires a Master’s degree in a recognized clinical discipline and/or social work
- 2-5 years related experience
- Extensive knowledge and expertise in using MS Word 6.0, MS Excel 6.0 and various database software
- Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required
- Ability to effectively supervise staff and interact with a variety of clients, staff and medical professionals
Housing Counselor *Contractor*
The Housing Counselors with Intercultural Family Services, Inc. are a dedicated team who pride themselves in the assistance of those in the community with serious housing related issues surrounding foreclosure prevention, and those in need of budget & credit counseling. Our Housing Counseling program also has monthly First Time Home Owners workshops!
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintains limited caseload of client families;
- Provide one-on-one counseling for first time home buyer, mortgage delinquency/default, tax delinquency, Phil-Plus and Mini-Phil loans, rental delinquency, predatory lending and post-purchase.
- Provides family needs assessments, pre-occupancy and post-occupancy counseling/orientation services for caseload of client families;
- Develops service plan (Action Plans) for all client families using HCO and CMAX data based system tools;
- Maintains family case records in database system and hard copy files in an up-to-date manner;
- Recruits families for Housing Consumer Education Workshops and assist in the delivery of information to clients;
- Advocates for needs of client families;Performs Housing Outreach;
- Responsible for keeping files updated database systems in the Fannie Mae’s Home Counselor Online ® (HCO)for PHFA Case files and Neighbor Works America Counselor Max for OHCD files;
- Minimum of two years housing counseling experience preferred.
- Knowledge of local, state and federal laws related to Housing, Mortgage Lending, Real Estate and Economic development.
- Mortgage Banking and/or Real Estate experience preferred.
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
- Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
- Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Access, Excel, Word) and the Internet for research purposes. OHCD, PHFA and/or HUD Certified Counselor.
Outpatient Clinician *Contractor*
Experience: Required – minimum of 2 years experience in providing direct clinical/behavioral health services
The Outpatient Clinician is a post-masters experienced mental health professional responsible for providing culturally responsive, evidenced-based individual, group and family based clinical interventions in a high impact outpatient clinic.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Produces the minimally required billing objectives weekly;
- Conducts intake assessments and comprehensive bio-psychosocial evaluations based on DSM V criteria;
- Submit completed intake packets with initial recovery/resiliency plan and bio-psychosocial assessment and formulation within 24 hours of completion;
- Provide individual, group and family based interventions therapy for all assigned cases in accordance with treatment plan;
- Maintains complete and accurate records on all members on his/her caseload and accurately ensures completeness of case files;
- Develop comprehensive resiliency/recovery plans for member caseload with succinct, measurable goals and clearly monitors and tracks interventions during each member session;
- Develop and maintain Recovery/Resiliency Plans every 90 days and complete within session during which member actively participates in its development;
- Provide comprehensive progress notes after each member encounter that tracks interventions according to agency protocol, clinical best practice and recovery/resiliency goals;
- Complete progress notes daily and submit to billing coordinator with encounter forms;
- Complete weekly service logs indicating member caseload seen and not seen during course of previous week and document rationale for missed visits;
- Manage caseload by contacting members and scheduling weekly appointments;
- Document missed appointments and collateral information indicating clinician’s efforts in outreach and engagement;
- Performs other related duties as necessary.
- Masters Degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field preferred.
- Minimum of two years experience in providing behavioral health services.
- Knowledge of Evidenced-based treatments and interventions
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Thorough understanding of clinical best practices for a broad range of DSM V diagnoses
- Knowledge of and sensitivity to community based behavioral health needs of disenfranchised and urban populations
- Understanding of wellness concerns presented in communities of ethnic diversity
- Ability to relate within a multicultural work environment