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The Community Based Services coordinator is responsible for assisting the Manager of Community Based Services in overseeing the development and implementation of community partnerships and development strategies in order to promote successful community integration and recovery and resiliency strengthening opportunities for the people that we serve. This position will also be responsible for partnering with the community in building recovery and resilience capital and creating and developing Communities of Recovery (COR). Additionally, the position will ensure that behavioral health services are aligned, coordinated and integrated with the mayor’s plan for the City of Philadelphia, the DBHIDS system transformation efforts and the overall strategic planning process. The position will support the implementation of the DBHIDS strategic planning process, which includes assisting with the development of priorities, managing projects, preparing presentations and developing and implementing work plans. (Salary Range: $41,669-$55,840)


Responsible for all functions dealing with payroll to include: processing checks, collecting time sheets and calculating employee hours paid; inputting bi-weekly payroll information into ADP payroll software; generating employee and management reports, maintaining ADP database for employee changes, liaison with ADP and interaction with employees to resolve individual payroll issues; maintaining knowledge of all payroll related taxes and regulations.  Minimum 5 yrs. related work experience; experience with computerized accounting systems, Microsoft Office, ADP software, including Reportsmith; Associate’s Degree preferred; American Payroll Association Certified Payroll Professional strongly preferred. (Salary Range:$37,794 - $50,648)


The Clinical Program Evaluation Specialist provides technical assistance on data collection, submission, processing, and presentation procedures; interfaces with analysts, application developers, providers, and internal staff to assure timely and accurate data for evaluation and study purposes; assists in implementing qualitative evaluation methods, and presenting evaluation results that includes quantitative and qualitative data.  Qualified candidates must have a BA degree in psychology, social work, social science, or information services as well as experience in use of clinically-based software applications (e.g. client-based data system in a doctor’s office) or testing data applications. (Salary Range: $41,669-$55,840)


The Senior CQI Research Analyst is responsible for coordinating and leading performance improvement activities using accepted methodologies for program evaluation, and for development of performance measures, analysis, and reporting of projects, indicators, and outcomes. Develops and presents executive summary reports of longitudinal studies and outcomes by levels of care or program and other reporting formats to senior management and committees as assigned. The Sr. CQI Analyst collaborates with interdisciplinary members of the healthcare team, including physicians, nurses, clinical care and other professional personnel, and support staff as required. This position supports networking activities and projects coordination with the other divisions of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), as well as providers and other governmental agencies within the City of Philadelphia. Master’s degree in health sciences, health information management, organizational development, or similar field. Ph. D. preferred. Demonstrated expertise in database management and reporting and awareness of ethics and restrictions when using and sharing of cross-system data sources. Demonstrated expertise in use of analytic tools such as SPSS or SAS. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and/or Visio. Experience in database design as related to process improvement. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards, including but not limited to JCAHO, NCQA or similar professional standards preferred. Strong teaching/presentationskills. Knowledge and experience in research design and technical/research writing. Experience in facilitation and consultation that demonstrates flexibility and creativity in managing group dynamics. Demonstrated ability to function in settings supporting multiple hierarchical reporting structures. (Salary Range: $50,648- $67,875)


Responsible for providing clinical, non-clinical, and administrative support to Clinical Department staff. Qualified applicants will have a BA/BS in Social Work, Counseling Psychology, Psychology, or other related social service field; 2 years experience in direct service assessment, counseling, discharge planning, and coordinating services; thorough understanding of both adult and children’s services systems, the DBH/MRS and its components, as well as experience with DHS, School District of Philadelphia, Juvenile Justice and/or Criminal Justice Systems; understanding of managed care and behavioral healthcare delivery system and services; thorough understanding of BHRS services and the public and private school system within Philadelphia, as applicable. (Salary Range: $39,684 - $53,181)


The Community Based Services Person First Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of community partnerships and strategies which promote successful community integration, recovery and resilience. The Community Services Person First Coordinator partners with the community in building recovery capital and creating communities that advance the ability of the DBHIDS to ensure that behavioral health services are aligned with the Practice Guidelines for Recovery and Resilience Oriented Treatment, the Mayor’s plan for the City of Philadelphia, other city systems, and the overall strategic planning process. This position will actively address health disparities within Philadelphia’s behavioral healthcare network specifically related to access, engagement and retention, effective treatment services and supports in the community. This position will be primarily responsible for collaborating, planning and coordinating with the CBSD Manager, the Deputy Commissioner, and the DBHIDS system to ensure that the Person First Approach is embedded within the internal and external policies, practices and procedures across the system. Person First approaches are developed to ensure that a person's race, ethnicity, language capability, religion, spirituality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social role, age, physical ability, cognitive ability, and/or economic status are acknowledged and incorporated in the delivery of recovery/resiliency-oriented services. (Salary Range: $41,669 - $55,840)


Assumes the leadership role in resolving database related problems and responding to requests for database related information from agency departments. BA/BS in applicable field. Minimum 3 years experience working in a data environment; exposure to Data Warehousing and/or Business Intelligence including OLAP technology preferred; DAMA/TDWI/Microsoft certification in data management, data warehousing, and/or MS SQL preferred;  knowledge of SQL; some programming experience preferred; strong problem solving and analytical skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills.  (Salary Range: $49,173 - $65,898)


Community Behavioral Health (CBH) currently has an opening for an Adolescent & Child Psychiatrist / Physician Advisor. In this highly visible position, the successful candidate will provide leadership and consultation to our care management teams, review and authorize inpatient and BHRS services, participate in quality management activities, and ensure appropriate coordination of care, as needed, with physical health managed care organizations. A minimum of five (5) years experience in child psychiatry is required, along with Board certification in general and child Psychiatry and an unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This is a full time position at 37.5 hours per week, with a liberal benefit package including a 403(b) plan and fully paid malpractice coverage. Part time applicants will also be considered.


The Clinical Care Manager conducts initial and concurrent reviews for behavioral health care treatment, including inpatient psychiatric treatment, inpatient substance abuse treatment, behavioral health rehabilitation services, acute partial and residential treatment; assesses for risk factors; identifies individuals requiring care management services; guides the discharge planning process with treatment providers; and coordinates continuity of care. Qualified applicants must possess Master’s Degree and/or Advance Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology; or equivalent, and a minimum of three (3) years experience post-graduate experience in assessment and/or experience working with children with an autism spectrum disorder. (Salary range: $45,939 - $61,564)


The Program Evaluation Coordinator provides leadership and coordination to demonstrate compliance and quality improvement initiatives under Community Behavioral Health’s Health Choices contract with the Department of Public Welfare.  This includes working with internal Directors to translate contract objectives into an annual work plan with action steps and outcomes, development of appropriate process and outcome measures; development of reliable data collection tool; assessment of logistics and process development for primary data collection; preparation and conducting of workshops on evaluation and data collection; monitoring data reporting, processing data for quality assurance; providing technical assistance; preparing data for analysis; analyzing and reporting on process and outcome measures; completing quarterly and annual reviews with DPW; and submitting program evaluation reports to DPW. Designs evaluation plans, studies and root cause analyses, coordinate with Clinical Management, Medical Affairs, and Member Services regarding action steps on an ongoing basis. Prepares evaluation/performance reporting to external EQR agency (e.g. IPRO), monitors progress on action plans and complete annual reviews with external review entities (e.g. IPRO) and tri-annual reviews with external reviewers (e.g. Mercer).  Coordinates and report on corrective action plans and gather evidence to demonstrate completion. Masters degree in social science (Psychology, Sociology, and Public Health), health sciences (Nursing, Social Work, Clinical Psychology), or similar field. Master-level Nursing Degree preferred (license required). Three to five years experience in healthcare industry (preferably managed care), social services or public health field. Two years project management or supervisory experience. Experience in either teaching or consulting in clinical research preferred. Knowledge of behavioral and physical health care from a clinical perspective. Knowledge of NCQA, Joint Commission, or other healthcare/insurance accreditation bodies along with knowledge of compliance and quality improvement strategies. Experience in database management, data manipulation and reporting, preferably with SQL, SPSS or Excel. Experience in data collection design as related to process improvement and quantification of quality issues. (Salary Range: $55,840 - $74,833)


The Director of Psychology supervises CBH Psychologists and provides management oversight of the psychology function to ensure that best practices are being achieved and that administrative protocols are being followed.  Provides senior level guidance to psychologists and clinical teams in overseeing the delivery of care. Provides clinical supervision to Psychologists and supervises functions related to Psychologists, including scheduling, performance, and recommending employment related issues such as hiring, termination, etc. Evaluates requests for services in accordance with medical necessity criteria. Provides consultation to care management clinicians and other clinical staff. Plans for psychology initiatives within CBH. Conducts reviews of first level grievances in accordance with Act 68. Participates in second level grievance hearings, as appropriate. Reviews all authorization requests for Psychological Testing in accordance with CBH Policy. Attends BHRS interagency meetings, as needed. Participates in complaint hearings as needed. Collaborates with Clinical Management and Member Services on clinical matters, program development and evaluation. Interacts with Provider Operations, Member Services, and Clinical Management to provide support around grievance/complaint issues and clinical issues. Licensed Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Ph. D. or Psy.D required. Minimum of five (5) years post-licensure administrative experience in a clinical setting. Solid assessment skills, including familiarity of the DSM and mental status exam. Knowledge of medical necessity criteria and Pennsylvania Client Placement Criteria. Understanding of the Behavioral Health System, in the areas of case management, treatment planning, service planning and integrated systems of care. Knowledge of community based resources in Philadelphia. Familiar with Medicaid. A demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively, both within the Behavioral Health System as well as with a wide variety of individuals and agencies representing varying treatment providers. Experienced in psychological testing methods across all age groups. 



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