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 Want a Great Career Helping to Change Lives? West Bergen May be Right For You!

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.

UP TO $2000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!
(terms and conditions apply)

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, including boosters. 

School Based Therapist
We are currently seeking a qualified applicant for the position of School Based Therapist in North Arlington, NJ., spanning elementary thru high school. 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. Students will be selected by the Director of Special Program and Student Services or another School-appointed designee. 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.

Full time positions 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 (4 weeks to start), sick, personal and holiday time.

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: 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. Ability to work as part of a school multidisciplinary treatment team. Experience in a school setting very helpful. Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meeting recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer. Basic computer skills. Three positive professional or personal references.

Residential Counselor, Ramsey/Mahwah
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 Mental Healthcare offers a nurturing, collegial, team oriented environment.
Position offers successful candidates considering graduate training in mental health, the opportunity to seek highly desirable clinical internship placements within the agency.

This position provides supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting. They encourage residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management.

The following is the schedule of shifts available for this position. These shifts may be offered as a full time, benefit eligible position, or split up by request to become part time, individual shifts, as available. We will try to accommodate flexible scheduling.
Tuesdays 10am-6pm
Wednesdays 4pm-12am
Thursdays 10am-6pm
Saturdays 4pm-12am
(overnight shift is a sleeping shift)
Sunday 12am-8am

For full time status of 35 hours or more per week, benefits include Health Ins, Dental Ins, employer paid Life Ins, employer paid Long Term Disability Ins, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403B Retirement Plan & voluntary insurance plans such as critical illness, life insurance, accident insurance, pre-paid legal services, identity theft, the availability to participate in a Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) in addition to generous paid time off including, vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.

For part time status of at least 20 hours per week we offer several voluntary insurance plans such as critical illness, life insurance, accident insurance, legal services, identity theft and the availability to participate in a Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), 403B Retirement Plan and NJ Earned Sick time.

For Individual Shifts we offer the availability to participate in the 403B Retirement Plan and NJ Earned Sick time.

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.
Applicants must meet one of the below qualifications in order to be considered for these positions.
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, plus four years of related work or life experience.

Preferred Qualifications: As listed above plus experience in the field of Mental Health Services; Valid drivers license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

Residential Counselor, Paramus
West Bergen Mental Healthcare offers a nurturing, collegial, team oriented environment. Position offers successful candidates considering graduate training in mental health, the opportunity to seek highly desirable clinical internship placements within the agency.

This position provides supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting. They encourage residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management.

The following is the schedule of shifts available for this position. These shifts may be offered as a full time, benefit eligible position, or split up by request to become part time individual shifts as available. We will try to accommodate flexible scheduling.
Saturday 12am—8am (awake overnight premium rate)
Sunday 12am-8am (awake overnight premium rate)
Sunday 1pm-9pm
Sunday 8am – 4pm
Monday 4pm – 12am
Wednesday 4pm -12am

For full time status of 35 hours or more per week, benefits include Health Ins, Dental Ins, employer paid Life Ins, employer paid Long Term Disability Ins, 403B Retirement Plan & voluntary insurance plans such as critical illness, life insurance, accident insurance, pre-paid legal services, identity theft, the availability to participate in a Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) in addition to generous paid time off including, vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.

For part time status of at least 20 hours per week we offer several voluntary insurance plans such as critical illness, life insurance, accident insurance, legal services, identity theft and the availability to participate in a Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).
Or individual shifts with availability to contribute to the 403B Thrift retirement plan.

The Saturday and Sunday shifts are awake overnight shifts paid at $18.00/hr.
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.
Applicants must meet one of the below qualifications in order to be considered for these positions.

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, plus four years of related work or life experience.

Preferred Qualifications: As listed above plus experience in the field of Mental Health Services; Valid drivers license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.
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.

Case Manager Residential Program Ramsey/Mahwah
The Residential Case Manager provides supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting. They encourage residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management. Additionally they will participate in the development of Treatment Plans for each client on caseload, as well as providing over sight and coordination of clients receipt of medical care benefits and all psychiatric rehabilitation services.

Position offers successful candidates considering graduate training in mental health, the opportunity to seek highly desirable clinical internship placements within agency.

The weekly schedule, Monday – Friday, for this position is:
Mondays and Tuesdays 8AM-4PM
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 4pm-12am

West Bergen offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes, Health Ins, Dental Ins, employer paid Life Ins, employer paid Long Term Disability Ins, Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 403B Retirement Plan (matching per policy) & voluntary insurance plans such as critical illness, life insurance, accident insurance, legal services, identity theft, in addition to generous paid time off including, vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.
This 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 recordkeeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve.

Applicants must meet one of the criteria of minimum qualifications, in order to be considered for the position.
Minimum 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 with four years of related work or life experience. Additionally one year experience in a residential mental health setting is required. CPR/First Aid trained, to be obtained prior to providing services alone and within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications: The above and a valid drivers license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer

Case Manager Residential Program Paramus
West Bergen Mental Healthcare offers a nurturing, collegial, team oriented environment. This position is located in Paramus, NJ.
Position offers successful candidates considering graduate training in mental health, the opportunity to seek highly desirable clinical internship placements within the agency.

Currently seeking full time Residential Case Managers. In this capacity, you will provide supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting while encouraging the residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management. Additionally you will participate in the development of Treatment Plans for each client on caseload, as well as providing over sight and coordination of clients receipt of medical care benefits and all Psychiatric rehabilitation services.

The positions are from Monday – Friday, inclusive of the following shifts:
Mondays – Friday 8am – 4pm

Full time positions 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.

Minimum 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, with four years of related work or life experience. Additionally one-year experience in a residential mental health setting is required. CPR/First Aid trained, to be obtained prior to providing services alone and within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications: The above and a valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

Desktop Support Technician
West Bergen Mental Healthcare is seeking an individual with excellent communication and technology skills, to provide Help Desk assistance to approximately 200 employees.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent work ethic, be able to work independently and be self-motivated by computer operations and data management, performing a variety of information technology support duties to ensure smooth delivery of computer services.

IT Assistant’s duties include configuring hardware and software, setting up peripherals such as printers or scanners, repairing computer equipment, and providing daily support for computer network users.

This position is for 35 hours per week. Attractive benefits package including, medical, dental, life, ltd, 403b thrift, paid time off and more.

Primary Responsibilities
• Providing support relating to computer issues involving Microsoft’s applications and operating systems to end users by responding to telephone calls, email requests.
• Basic technical support at the network level: WAN and LAN connectivity and security.
• Assist with life cycle management of desktops, laptops and printers.
• Identifies and resolves a variety of technical problems in a professional and timely manner
• Managing and updating SharePoint related projects and sites

Requirements
• AA Degree and/or professional experience with computer technology, and/or specialized technical training.
• Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science, or related field is preferred
• Advanced understanding of Microsoft based operating systems, business applications and printing\network systems.
• Must have a basic proficiency with networking and understand concepts such as VPN, DHCP, DNS, IPv4, IP Subnets, along with routing, switching, and firewalls
• Must be customer service oriented
• Good analytical and problem solving skills, able to troubleshoot problems
• Knowledge of SharePoint and WordPress web design a plus
• Valid drivers license
• Ability to lift 50lbs for moving/transferring of certain IT equipment.

 

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation or sex.  

Applicants/employees are subject to inquiries to the NJ Central Registry, a Criminal Background Check and Motor Vehicle Report, all when and as required.

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

Updated 5/16/22