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Program Coordinator

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Program Coordinator for Outpatient-Child & Adolescent Services within Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

The Program Coordinator coordinates and supervises day-to-day operations of School Based Programs. Takes a leadership role in program planning and development. Provides clinical supervision to staff of varied disciplines. Coordinates referral process and ongoing collaboration with district personnel. Provides advanced level clinical treatment which meets quality and quantity standards. Documents this treatment appropriately and within specified time frames and ensures that all staff meet documentation requirements. Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs and applying relevant treatment approaches for children (ages 0-12 years), adolescents (ages 12-17 years), and/or young adults (ages 18-21 years).

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Responsible for the strategic planning as well as programmatic and fiscal development of the program.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of the programs serving children (ages 3-12 years) and/or adolescents (ages 13-21 years).
  • Supervises all program personnel and assures that the program complies with all contracted, procedural, and regulatory expectations.
  • Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff to ensure that children and adolescents receive treatment interventions that meet their needs.
  • Supervises the work operations of assigned staff, develops performance standards, and conducts performance evaluations.
  • Oversees data collection and reporting of activity and utilization to facilitate quality performance and program evaluation initiatives. Assures accuracy and validity of data and reports to funding and regulatory agencies.
  • Develops a strong partnership with the school district and other constituent groups, including all entities of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Department of Education, and all local social services, medical, and mental health child serving agencies.

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