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Founded in 1963 as a Child Guidance Clinic, West Bergen has grown into a comprehensive mental health center serving the residents of Bergen County and beyond. The agency offers a full spectrum of critical psycho-therapeutic treatments for children, adolescents, adults and families suffering from trauma, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues, including those resulting from COVID-19. Through its mission of hope and healing, the Agency now serves over 3,000 individuals, couples and families each year.

If you are a high energy, compassionate individual, interested in pursuing a career in the field of social work, and seeking to make a difference in the lives of others, West Bergen offers a nurturing, collegial, team-oriented environment.

Sign-On Bonus, up to $2000 for all newly hired staff.

West Bergen follows the Fed. Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as under NJ Executive Order #283. Under these rules, all staff must be UP TO DATE on their vaccinations, which includes boosters.

The following positions are available

Partial Care Clinical Case Manager P/T

Partial Care Clinical Case Manager P/T

We are currently seeking a part time Clinical Case Manager to work 28 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

If you are a high energy, compassionate individual, interested in pursuing a career in the field of social work and seeking to make a difference in the lives of others, West Bergen offers a nurturing, collegial, team oriented environment.

The Clinical Case Manager on the Partial Care Treatment Team provides supportive clinical and case management services to the young adult and adult consumers with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders.

This position comes with the offer of voluntary insurance plans such as Critical Illness, Life insurance, Accident Insurance, Legal Services and Identity Theft. There is also the availability to participate in a Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), participation in a 403B Retirement Plan (with matching when criteria met) and NJ Earned Sick time as required.

Case manager duties include assessing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating actions required to meet the client’s health and human services needed. They maintain a caseload of consumers to include EMR documentation as needed, provide supportive individual and family counseling, facilitate and co-facilitate psycho educational groups and activities and provide basic clinical case management services.

Additionally required, meeting of documentation standards and required clinical competencies as identified; Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, ability to learn and use the electronic client recordkeeping system, etc., additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field from an accredited school, or an associate’s degree and two years’ experience in providing human services, or five years of human service experience, or possess a relevant professional credential, such as Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, bachelor’s degree in social work, certified rehabilitation counselor, certified alcohol and drug counselor, bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation, or bachelor of science in nursing. CPR/First Aid trained, to be obtained prior to delivering services alone and within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications: Same as above, plus prior experience with adult psychiatric population. One-year experience as mental health worker in a Partial Care setting. Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

Full Time School-Based Therapist

Full Time School Based Therapist, LAC, LSW, LPC, LCSW updated 12/19/22

Currently seeking a School Based Therapist for the North Arlington school district. This position spans elementary through high school.
Full time positions enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, employer paid life & long term disability insurance, 403b retirement, Roth and traditional (matching when criteria met), medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, voluntary critical illness, accident and life insurance, as well as generous paid time off including vacation (4 weeks to start), sick, personal and holiday time.

This position is inclusive of direct time with students and or their parents/families, home visits when needed, consultations, observations, paperwork and supervision. Hours will be established mutually with the school, West Bergen Mental Healthcare and the clinician, so that there are before/after school and evening hours of clinician’s availability on different days. Frequency of individual student contacts will be determined by each student’s individual needs, clinical assessment and IEP, (if applicable.)

The Therapist will comply with school district administrative procedures as directed by the school district liaison. The clinician will be responsible for individual, parent/student, family and group services. The Director of Special Program and Student Services or another School-appointed designee will select students. In addition, school based therapists will provide outreach, educational and consultative services to the community, as well as marketing when requested by the supervisor. The School Based Therapist will also conduct risk assessments including school clearances on an as needed basis.

The position requires the School Based Therapist to meet the Productivity and Documentation standards and required clinical competencies as identified. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, etc., ability to learn and use the electronic client record keeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve.

Minimum Qualifications: M.A. in psychology from an accredited college and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Associate Counselor; M.S.W. from an accredited school of Social Work and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Social Worker, or other related masters degree and N.J. license/certification if required. Internship or other volunteer experience working with children, adolescents, adults or families in a therapeutic setting. Basic computer skills. Three positive professional or personal references. Ability to work as part of a school multidisciplinary treatment team.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology or Social Work from an accredited college and licensed in N.J. as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Professional Counselor, or other related masters or doctoral degree with required full clinical licensure by the state of N.J. for independent practice. Supervision Certification if applicable. Extensive experience, 3 or more years, in a specialty area of practice dealing with children, adolescents, adults and families. Examples of such specialty areas are: depression, anxiety, developmental delays (e.g. Autism level 1), eating disorders, ADHD, divorce, family violence, difficult adolescents, etc.; Experience in a school setting very helpful. Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

Billing Associate F/T

Billing Associate F/T
We are currently looking for a full time, Medical Billing Associate. This position is for 35-40 hours per week. The position is 90% remote work, with onsite requirement time as needed and subject to change.

The primary functions and responsibilities include all areas of patient and other client fee billing, claim submission, data collection, preparation of reports and providing appropriate customer service for staff, clients and third-party payers seeking information.

Our comprehensive benefits include Health Ins, Dental Ins, employer paid Life Ins, employer paid Long Term Disability Ins., Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 403B Retirement Plan (with matching as policy dictates) & Voluntary Insurance plans such as critical illness, accident, life insurance, legal plans and identity theft. Generous paid time off including, vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.

Position Requirements: To perform the essential functions accurately within appropriate timeframes. Basic data entry skills, including familiarity with word processing (MS Office preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, and spreadsheets; ability to learn and master use of electronic clinical and billing record system; Knowledge and experience with medical/patient billing, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma, effective business skills, a minimum of one year of related office experience, PC literacy; accuracy and attentiveness to detail.

Preferred Qualifications: All minimal qualifications plus, Bachelor’s level degree; or professional certification in medical billing and coding; knowledge of mental health issues; experience working with professional staff.

Staff Therapist F/T

Staff Therapist F/T

This position is full time, 35 hrs per week. West Bergen offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental, employer paid long-term disability & life insurance, 403b retirement (matching when criteria met), flexible spending accounts and generous paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday time off.
The Staff Therapist will provide direct service and be responsible for individual, couple, family and group services to clients and their families. In addition, staff therapists will provide outreach, educational and consultative services to the community, as well as marketing when requested by the supervisor. The target population includes children, adolescents or adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms or interruption of functioning affecting behavioral health and their families, as well as relevant community gatekeepers and the community at large for education. Staff therapists will also conduct risk assessments including school clearances on an as needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications: M.A. in psychology from an accredited college and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Associate Counselor; M.S.W. from an accredited school of Social Work and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Social Worker, or other related master’s degree and N.J. license/certification if required. Internship or other volunteer experience working with children, adolescents, adults or families in a therapeutic setting. Basic computer skills. Three positive professional or personal references.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology or Social Work from an accredited college and licensed in N.J. as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Professional Counselor, or other related masters or doctoral degree with required full clinical licensure by the state of N.J. for independent practice. Supervision Certification if applicable. Extensive experience, 3 or more years, in a specialty area of practice dealing with children, adolescents, adults and families. Examples of such specialty areas are: depression, anxiety, developmental delays (e.g. Asperger Syndrome), eating disorders, ADHD, divorce, family violence, difficult adolescents, etc.; Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

 

Nurses, RN & LPN P/T

Nurses, RN & LPN P/T

1. RN level position is for a Residential Psychiatric Rehabilitation Nurse. This is a part time position with a very flexible work schedule requiring a few hours per month. This position attends to the psychiatric rehabilitation of assigned supervised residential clients in a group home.
The following is a summary of duties.
• Assess clients’ needs through nursing assessment completed within 14 days of admission or change in level of care.
• Complete face-to-face in home (group home) nursing review every 90 days. Review shall include assessment of: resident’s health, clinical condition, review of Individual Recovery Plan/ Treatment Plan, progress notes and observations of staff.
• Documentation of nursing reviews shall be completed prior to when the consumers treatment plan is due, thus ensuring the nursing recommendations are incorporated into the treatment plan.
• Complete annual nursing assessments and any clinically necessary re-assessments. Include documentation of the justification for the continuation of services and recommendation for appropriate level of care.
• Complete Nutritional Screening Profile and BMI on a yearly basis. Check blood pressure, pulse, and health status of clients.
• Participate in the development of, and sign off on Treatment Plans.
• Determine level of care and make recommendations necessary for client to remain in the community setting based on hours that each client will need for personal hygiene, dieting and household management, medical, and medication issues.
• Valid NJ RN license required. Previous experience in a mental health setting helpful, but not required.
Qualifications include holding a valid NJ Registered Nurse license. Previous experience in a mental health setting a plus.
2. LPN level position is for a Partial Care Relief Nurse. This is a fill-in position in our Partial Care Program and provides for covering of absent staff. This nurse serves as a resource for consumers and agency staff regarding health-related issues such as self-care, medication monitoring and management, community health awareness updates and overall health and wellness promotion. Works in conjunction with the Multidisciplinary Team to include the Medical Director, Psychiatrists, APN’s, all assigned psychiatric and medical staff, all agency staff as needed to support the quality of consumer care in the overall therapeutic milieu.
Qualifications include holding a NJ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license. Prior experience in a mental health setting a plus.

Residential Worker Shifts, Including Day & Overnight Shifts Available

Residential Worker Shifts, including Day & Overnight Shifts Available

Looking to fill one permanent Saturday shift from 12pm – 8pm. (may also pick up relief hours)

We are additionally looking for Relief coverage to work overnight shifts at Summer House and additional Relief Work for various locations. The overnight shift is paid at a premium rate.

The relief positions are to cover for staff out on vacation, sick, etc. These relief positions have no regularly scheduled hours, rather fill in as needed which allows for flexibility.

These positions provide supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting. The Residential Worker encourages residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management.
The position requires meeting of documentation standards, and required clinical competencies as identified. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, etc., ability to learn and use the electronic client record keeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve. Understanding of various treatment theories and modalities, which are considered as standard or usual in the treatment of the adult psychiatric population and their families, needed.

Qualifications : BA degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a mental health, health, or other appropriate human services related discipline; or a licensed registered nurse; or a combination of one or more years of college plus related work or life experience together equaling four years (The individual is required to have at least one year of related work or life experience, if the four year college education does not meet the requirements above.); or a license as a practical nurse plus two years of related work or life experience; or a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Residential Workers, 2 F/T

Residential Workers, 2 F/T

We are seeking qualified applicants to work in our Residential program. Currently available are 2 Full Time positions.

The full time positions are for 35 – 40 hours per week.

The first position includes weekend and overnight shifts.

The second position floats between various local locations as needed.

Full time staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, employer paid life & long term disability insurance, 403b retirement (matching when criteria met), medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, voluntary critical illness, accident and life insurance, as well as generous paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.

We can also offer successful candidates considering graduate training in mental health, the opportunity to seek highly desirable clinical internship placements within the agency.

Please specify which position you are interested in when applying.

These positions provide supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting. The Residential Worker encourages residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management.

The position requires meeting of documentation standards, and required clinical competencies as identified. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, etc., ability to learn and use the electronic client record keeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve. Understanding of various treatment theories and modalities, which are considered as standard or usual in the treatment of the adult psychiatric population and their families, needed.

Qualifications are flexible with either a BA degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a mental health, health, or other appropriate human services related discipline; or a licensed registered nurse; or a combination of one or more years of college plus related work or life experience together equaling four years (The individual is required to have at least one year of related work or life experience, if the four year college education does not meet the requirements above.); or a license as a practical nurse plus two years of related work or life experience; or a high school diploma or the equivalent, plus four years of related work or life experience. Position requires CPR/First Aid training, be obtained prior to delivering services alone and within 30 days of hire. We will provide training if none currently exists.

Preferred qualifications are as listed above, plus experience in the field of Mental Health Services; Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

Driver / Courier P/T

Driver / Courier P/T

This driving position includes the transporting of consumers to and from the Agency, as well as mail delivery.
The hours of work for this position are 8:30am – 10:am and 3:pm – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday. We are also open to splitting the position between two to handle either one shift, both, or various days.

Duties include are:

• Maintains daily records of consumers using van service.
• Reports any consumer-related issue/problem to supervisor as soon as possible.
• Drives WBMH van to transport mail bags and other necessary items to and from various agency locations.
• Monitors condition of van for safety and cleanliness.
• Reports any van-related problem to supervisor as soon as possible.
• Ensures that the van gas tank is maintained at adequate levels.
• Provides all receipts to appropriate business personnel.

This position requires a good driving record, meeting recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer, occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs and knowledge of use of an alarm system.

Minimum Qualifications: Valid New Jersey driver’s license; strong interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Commercial Driver’s license and previous professional driving experience. CPR Certified.

Full Time School-Based Therapist

Full Time School Based Therapist, LAC, LSW, LPC, LCSW updated 12/19/22

Currently seeking a School Based Therapist for the North Arlington school district. This position spans elementary through high school.
Full time positions enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, employer paid life & long term disability insurance, 403b retirement, Roth and traditional (matching when criteria met), medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, voluntary critical illness, accident and life insurance, as well as generous paid time off including vacation (4 weeks to start), sick, personal and holiday time.

This position is inclusive of direct time with students and or their parents/families, home visits when needed, consultations, observations, paperwork and supervision. Hours will be established mutually with the school, West Bergen Mental Healthcare and the clinician, so that there are before/after school and evening hours of clinician’s availability on different days. Frequency of individual student contacts will be determined by each student’s individual needs, clinical assessment and IEP, (if applicable.)

The Therapist will comply with school district administrative procedures as directed by the school district liaison. The clinician will be responsible for individual, parent/student, family and group services. The Director of Special Program and Student Services or another School-appointed designee will select students. In addition, school based therapists will provide outreach, educational and consultative services to the community, as well as marketing when requested by the supervisor. The School Based Therapist will also conduct risk assessments including school clearances on an as needed basis.

The position requires the School Based Therapist to meet the Productivity and Documentation standards and required clinical competencies as identified. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, etc., ability to learn and use the electronic client record keeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve.

Minimum Qualifications: M.A. in psychology from an accredited college and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Associate Counselor; M.S.W. from an accredited school of Social Work and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Social Worker, or other related masters degree and N.J. license/certification if required. Internship or other volunteer experience working with children, adolescents, adults or families in a therapeutic setting. Basic computer skills. Three positive professional or personal references. Ability to work as part of a school multidisciplinary treatment team.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology or Social Work from an accredited college and licensed in N.J. as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Professional Counselor, or other related masters or doctoral degree with required full clinical licensure by the state of N.J. for independent practice. Supervision Certification if applicable. Extensive experience, 3 or more years, in a specialty area of practice dealing with children, adolescents, adults and families. Examples of such specialty areas are: depression, anxiety, developmental delays (e.g. Autism level 1), eating disorders, ADHD, divorce, family violence, difficult adolescents, etc.; Experience in a school setting very helpful. Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

Billing Associate F/T

Billing Associate F/T
We are currently looking for a full time, Medical Billing Associate. This position is for 35-40 hours per week. The position is 90% remote work, with onsite requirement time as needed and subject to change.

The primary functions and responsibilities include all areas of patient and other client fee billing, claim submission, data collection, preparation of reports and providing appropriate customer service for staff, clients and third-party payers seeking information.

Our comprehensive benefits include Health Ins, Dental Ins, employer paid Life Ins, employer paid Long Term Disability Ins., Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 403B Retirement Plan (with matching as policy dictates) & Voluntary Insurance plans such as critical illness, accident, life insurance, legal plans and identity theft. Generous paid time off including, vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.

Position Requirements: To perform the essential functions accurately within appropriate timeframes. Basic data entry skills, including familiarity with word processing (MS Office preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, and spreadsheets; ability to learn and master use of electronic clinical and billing record system; Knowledge and experience with medical/patient billing, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma, effective business skills, a minimum of one year of related office experience, PC literacy; accuracy and attentiveness to detail.

Preferred Qualifications: All minimal qualifications plus, Bachelor’s level degree; or professional certification in medical billing and coding; knowledge of mental health issues; experience working with professional staff.

Staff Therapist F/T

Staff Therapist F/T

This position is full time, 35 hrs per week. West Bergen offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental, employer paid long-term disability & life insurance, 403b retirement (matching when criteria met), flexible spending accounts and generous paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday time off.
The Staff Therapist will provide direct service and be responsible for individual, couple, family and group services to clients and their families. In addition, staff therapists will provide outreach, educational and consultative services to the community, as well as marketing when requested by the supervisor. The target population includes children, adolescents or adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms or interruption of functioning affecting behavioral health and their families, as well as relevant community gatekeepers and the community at large for education. Staff therapists will also conduct risk assessments including school clearances on an as needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications: M.A. in psychology from an accredited college and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Associate Counselor; M.S.W. from an accredited school of Social Work and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Social Worker, or other related master’s degree and N.J. license/certification if required. Internship or other volunteer experience working with children, adolescents, adults or families in a therapeutic setting. Basic computer skills. Three positive professional or personal references.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology or Social Work from an accredited college and licensed in N.J. as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Professional Counselor, or other related masters or doctoral degree with required full clinical licensure by the state of N.J. for independent practice. Supervision Certification if applicable. Extensive experience, 3 or more years, in a specialty area of practice dealing with children, adolescents, adults and families. Examples of such specialty areas are: depression, anxiety, developmental delays (e.g. Asperger Syndrome), eating disorders, ADHD, divorce, family violence, difficult adolescents, etc.; Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

 

Nurses, RN & LPN P/T

Nurses, RN & LPN P/T

1. RN level position is for a Residential Psychiatric Rehabilitation Nurse. This is a part time position with a very flexible work schedule requiring a few hours per month. This position attends to the psychiatric rehabilitation of assigned supervised residential clients in a group home.
The following is a summary of duties.
• Assess clients’ needs through nursing assessment completed within 14 days of admission or change in level of care.
• Complete face-to-face in home (group home) nursing review every 90 days. Review shall include assessment of: resident’s health, clinical condition, review of Individual Recovery Plan/ Treatment Plan, progress notes and observations of staff.
• Documentation of nursing reviews shall be completed prior to when the consumers treatment plan is due, thus ensuring the nursing recommendations are incorporated into the treatment plan.
• Complete annual nursing assessments and any clinically necessary re-assessments. Include documentation of the justification for the continuation of services and recommendation for appropriate level of care.
• Complete Nutritional Screening Profile and BMI on a yearly basis. Check blood pressure, pulse, and health status of clients.
• Participate in the development of, and sign off on Treatment Plans.
• Determine level of care and make recommendations necessary for client to remain in the community setting based on hours that each client will need for personal hygiene, dieting and household management, medical, and medication issues.
• Valid NJ RN license required. Previous experience in a mental health setting helpful, but not required.
Qualifications include holding a valid NJ Registered Nurse license. Previous experience in a mental health setting a plus.
2. LPN level position is for a Partial Care Relief Nurse. This is a fill-in position in our Partial Care Program and provides for covering of absent staff. This nurse serves as a resource for consumers and agency staff regarding health-related issues such as self-care, medication monitoring and management, community health awareness updates and overall health and wellness promotion. Works in conjunction with the Multidisciplinary Team to include the Medical Director, Psychiatrists, APN’s, all assigned psychiatric and medical staff, all agency staff as needed to support the quality of consumer care in the overall therapeutic milieu.
Qualifications include holding a NJ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license. Prior experience in a mental health setting a plus.

Residential Worker Shifts, Including Day & Overnight Shifts Available

Residential Worker Shifts, including Day & Overnight Shifts Available

Looking to fill one permanent Saturday shift from 12pm – 8pm. (may also pick up relief hours)

We are additionally looking for Relief coverage to work overnight shifts at Summer House and additional Relief Work for various locations. The overnight shift is paid at a premium rate.

The relief positions are to cover for staff out on vacation, sick, etc. These relief positions have no regularly scheduled hours, rather fill in as needed which allows for flexibility.

These positions provide supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting. The Residential Worker encourages residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management.
The position requires meeting of documentation standards, and required clinical competencies as identified. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, etc., ability to learn and use the electronic client record keeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve. Understanding of various treatment theories and modalities, which are considered as standard or usual in the treatment of the adult psychiatric population and their families, needed.

Qualifications : BA degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a mental health, health, or other appropriate human services related discipline; or a licensed registered nurse; or a combination of one or more years of college plus related work or life experience together equaling four years (The individual is required to have at least one year of related work or life experience, if the four year college education does not meet the requirements above.); or a license as a practical nurse plus two years of related work or life experience; or a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Residential Workers, 2 F/T

Residential Workers, 2 F/T

We are seeking qualified applicants to work in our Residential program. Currently available are 2 Full Time positions.

The full time positions are for 35 – 40 hours per week.

The first position includes weekend and overnight shifts.

The second position floats between various local locations as needed.

Full time staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, employer paid life & long term disability insurance, 403b retirement (matching when criteria met), medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, voluntary critical illness, accident and life insurance, as well as generous paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.

We can also offer successful candidates considering graduate training in mental health, the opportunity to seek highly desirable clinical internship placements within the agency.

Please specify which position you are interested in when applying.

These positions provide supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting. The Residential Worker encourages residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management.

The position requires meeting of documentation standards, and required clinical competencies as identified. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, etc., ability to learn and use the electronic client record keeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve. Understanding of various treatment theories and modalities, which are considered as standard or usual in the treatment of the adult psychiatric population and their families, needed.

Qualifications are flexible with either a BA degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a mental health, health, or other appropriate human services related discipline; or a licensed registered nurse; or a combination of one or more years of college plus related work or life experience together equaling four years (The individual is required to have at least one year of related work or life experience, if the four year college education does not meet the requirements above.); or a license as a practical nurse plus two years of related work or life experience; or a high school diploma or the equivalent, plus four years of related work or life experience. Position requires CPR/First Aid training, be obtained prior to delivering services alone and within 30 days of hire. We will provide training if none currently exists.

Preferred qualifications are as listed above, plus experience in the field of Mental Health Services; Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

Driver / Courier P/T

Driver / Courier P/T

This driving position includes the transporting of consumers to and from the Agency, as well as mail delivery.
The hours of work for this position are 8:30am – 10:am and 3:pm – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday. We are also open to splitting the position between two to handle either one shift, both, or various days.

Duties include are:

• Maintains daily records of consumers using van service.
• Reports any consumer-related issue/problem to supervisor as soon as possible.
• Drives WBMH van to transport mail bags and other necessary items to and from various agency locations.
• Monitors condition of van for safety and cleanliness.
• Reports any van-related problem to supervisor as soon as possible.
• Ensures that the van gas tank is maintained at adequate levels.
• Provides all receipts to appropriate business personnel.

This position requires a good driving record, meeting recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer, occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs and knowledge of use of an alarm system.

Minimum Qualifications: Valid New Jersey driver’s license; strong interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Commercial Driver’s license and previous professional driving experience. CPR Certified.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status,

Resumes should contain a cover letter indicating position being applied for. Forward to:  HR@westbergen.org or fax to  201-957-1566

Updated: 12/21/22