Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: COSP-PRJDR-S-12-2018-01
Job Title: Project Director I
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: D - Graduate Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 4
Salary Range: $48K - $53K annually

Project Director I

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Description/Job Summary

 Project Director
                                                 
Position Summary
 
The Project Director manages the day- to- day clinical and administrative operation of RHD’s Children’s Outreach Services Program (COSP) and Children’s Interim Response Team (CIRT),  which provides intensive community-based services to emotionally or developmentally challenged children and adolescents (from birth to age 21). Service needs and treatment recommendations are based on team decisions to ensure that all clinical, educational, and social issues are identified.

Essential Duties and Functions
 
  • Monitor and report utilization of services and productivity weekly.
  • Screen, interview and hire staff
  • Orient and train new and existing staff
  • Coordinate the staffing of cases with Staffing Coordinator on a daily basis.
  • Review and audit program documentation so that it meets credentialing requirements.
  • Participate in Interagency Team Meetings, as needed.
  • Participate in clinical reviews with the funder (Community Behavioral Health)
  • Communicate and coordinate treatment with external parties such as the funders, schools, other providers, and etc
  • Provide consultation and supervision to all staff as mandated and as needed.
  • Provide clinical services to clients, as needed
  • Conduct quality assurance calls to families on a monthly basis.
  • Conduct monthly visits to service sites
  • Collect and review clinical documents submitted by all staff.
  • Participate in weekly clinical tracker and productivity meetings
  • Provide supervision and performance plans for BSC/MT/TSS as needed.
  • Provide oversight to the on-sight assessments (A&A)
  • Coordinate with clinical staff on the documents needed for Magellan reviews and outcomes, and dissemination of information to clinical and operational team.
  • Conduct initial observation period and annual employee reviews
  • Create and coordinate initial treatment plan for clients
  • Provide oversight to incoming referrals
  • Monitor and communicate authorizations from funder to clinical team.
  • Monitor and coordinate clinical consultations between funder and clinical team.
  • Monitor and communicate grievance outcomes to clinical and operational team.
  • Conduct and participate in weekly staff meetings and as needed
  • Attending all required trainings
  • RHD Passive Restraint Policy - RHD has a “hands-off” policy. When a client is in crisis which may pose a harm to themselves and/or others, please refer to the crisis plan identified in the treatment plan.  
  • Any other duties assigned 
Performance Evaluations:
 
Yearly performance evaluations
 
Qualifications
 
Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:
 
Candidates must have a Master's degree (MA, MS, MSW or MEd) in a behavioral health-related discipline such as Social Work, Psychology or Counseling. Candidates must be license-eligible (at minimum); however, PA LSW, LCSW, BSL or LPC are preferred. Candidates must have at least 2 years post-Master’s experience working within the BHRS system as well as a minimum of 2 years providing directive administrative & clinical supervision to staff.
 
Prior experience working with children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a plus, as is coursework or experience with behavior modification/ABA.
 
Clearances:
 
1.         Child Abuse Clearance (updated every 3 years)
2.         Criminal Clearance (updated every 3 years)
3.         FBI Clearance (updated every 3 years)
 
 
Working conditions:
 
 
The Project Director can be exposed to a range of circumstances such working with challenging participants in their school environment.
 
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.
 
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.