June 28, 2015

Careers at FSM

Outpatient Therapist Position Available

Function of the Job:
This position will provide a continuum of mental health services to a diverse consumer population including children, adolescents and adults in group, family, couples, and individual therapy.  This position requires the ability to tailor the mode and style of therapy to the needs of the client.  A therapist’s skill level should include the ability to provide brief therapy, as well as willingness to work with clients exhibiting serious pathology.

Position Responsibilities:

Treatment

  • Provides on-going psychotherapy and maintains a balanced caseload with a diverse population using a multi-cultural and trauma informed approach.
  • Completes initial case assessment within two sessions according to agency intake procedures.
  • Obtains supervisory review on all cases; one month after case opening, a minimum of every 90 days, and case consultation as appropriate.
  • Provides case coordination with psychiatrist/psychologist when necessary.
  • Conducts cases in accordance with agency policy and administrative practices.

On-Call Services

  • Participates in the Community Services on-call rotation. Provides after-hours emergency intervention for clients.

Administrative Practices

  • Collaborates with the Director of Administration in maintenance of caseload as well as in accordance with scheduled office hours and agency volume standards.
  • Responds to all billing necessities including completion of MA and other insurance paper work and completes in a timely manner.
  • Completes case record closings within 30-60 days of case termination as stated in agency policy.
  • Keeps receptionist informed of whereabouts during working hours.
  • Attends all staff and unit meetings unless excused by the program supervisor.
  • Provides case consultation to other program staff.
  • Provides student case supervision as assigned by program supervisor.
  • Participates on at least one agency committee or project.
  • Provides professional development consultation to other agency staff as assigned by the program supervisor.
  • Provides a specific quantity of service as determined by program need and contract requirements as well as the documentation of such services in a timely manner.

Community Outreach

  • Provides case coordination with schools, social workers, foster parents and all other community participants involved with clients on caseload.
  • Keeps regular contact with referral sources.
  • Makes public speaking appearances as assigned by the program supervisor.
  • Participates in 2 volunteer agency development events per year.
  • Sets and achieves programmatic development goals in coordination with the program supervisor.  This includes selecting an area for development, conceptualizing and making appropriate internal or external resources to accomplish the goal.

Personal Development

  • Practices according to state license regulations and abides by ethical codes of National Mental Health Organizations.
  • Sets and achieves annual professional development goals developed in coordination with the program supervisor.
  • Attends 40 hours of professional development training annually.

Note:    Part-time positions would include each area but to a decreased capacity and as deemed appropriate by the program supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. A master’s degree in social work, psychology, marital and family therapy or related field from a graduate program that meets nationally recognized accreditation requirements.

Eligible candidates must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening.

HOURS:  Flexible with evening hours required.

SALARY:  Salary negotiated depending on experience plus benefits.

DEADLINE:  Until position is filled.

To apply, send your completed application (form below) and a resume to Julie Turner Klaeser.

  • By email: juliet@fsmad.org
  • By mail: Family Service Madison
    Attn: Julie Turner Klaeser
    128 E. Olin Ave, Ste. 100
    Madison, WI 53713

Early Intervention Service Coordinator Position for Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program (Full-time)

The Birth to 3 Program Service Coordinator will work in partnership with families to assist families through the initial steps of the early intervention process and the Service Coordinator will remain involved throughout families’ participation in the Birth to 3 Program. The Service Coordinator coordinates the delivery of all services across agency lines and serves as the single point of contact in helping a family obtain the services the child and family need as described in the Individualized Family Service Plan.

The Service Coordinator works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in partnership with families and community agencies to promote and enhance the development of infants and toddlers with developmental delays, diagnosed medical conditions and disabilities in the home and community. The Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program at Family Service Madison utilizes evidence-based coaching and teaming practices to enhance the capacity of families and other care providers through a relationship- based approach. The Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program provides ongoing learning opportunities for children throughout daily activities and routines within the natural environment (home and community). The Service Coordinator will work in collaboration with health and educational systems and other community resources. The Service Coordinator will practice in accordance with Federal IDEA Part C regulations and WI Department of Health Services DHS 90 policies and procedures.

Service Coordination Activities Include:

  • Coordinating the intake, evaluation and child and family assessments
  • Facilitating and participating in development, review and evaluation of the IFSP
  • Assisting parents in identifying available service providers
  • Facilitating access to services and coordinating and monitoring the timely provision of services
  • Informing parents of the availability of advocacy services
  • Coordinating with medical and other health care providers
  • Facilitating the development of transition plans.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. A Service Coordinator shall have at least one year of supervised experience working with families with special needs, and have demonstrated knowledge and understanding about children ages birth to 3 years old
  2. The Service Coordinator may be a person from the list of qualified personnel (as defined by WI DHS 90) including but not limited to: Rehabilitation Counselors or a related field, Registered Nurses with at least a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited institution and licensed, School Psychologists licensed, Social Workers certified, Special Education teachers licensed, or another person with experience and training, or a parent facilitator
  3. Transportation and valid driver's license

Eligible candidates must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening.

HOURS:  Full-time

DEADLINE:  15 April, 2018

To apply, send your completed application (form below) and a resume to Julie Turner Klaeser.

  • By email: juliet@fsmad.org
  • By mail: Family Service Madison
    Attn: Julie Turner Klaeser
    128 E. Olin Ave, Ste. 100
    Madison, WI 53713

 

Physical Therapist Position (Full-time or Part-time)

An Early Intervention Physical Therapist position is available at Family Service Madison Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program.

The Early Intervention Physical Therapist works as a multi-disciplinary team member to promote and enhance the development of infants and toddlers with developmental delays, diagnosed medical conditions and disabilities. The Physical Therapist will use evidence-based coaching and teaming practices to enhance the capacity of families and other care providers through a relationship- based approach to provide ongoing learning opportunities for children throughout daily activities and routines within the natural environment (home and community). The Physical Therapist will work in collaboration with health and educational systems and other community resources. The Physical Therapist will practice in accordance with Federal IDEA Part C regulations and WI Department of Health Services DHS 90 policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid license to practice as a physical therapist in the state of Wisconsin
  2. Early intervention experience with infants and toddlers and their families in natural environments
  3. Experience working as a multi-disciplinary team member
  4. Transportation and valid driver's license

Eligible candidates must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening.

Hours: Full-time or Part-time

DEADLINE:  15 April, 2018

To apply, send your completed application (form below) and a resume to Julie Turner Klaeser.

  • By email: juliet@fsmad.org
  • By mail: Family Service Madison
    Attn: Julie Turner Klaeser
    128 E. Olin Ave, Ste. 100
    Madison, WI 53713

 

Speech-Language Pathologist Position (Full-time or Part-time)

A Speech-Language Pathologist position is available at Family Service Madison’s Bridges for Families Birth to Three Program.

The Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologist actively participates in relationship-based early intervention through the use of evidence-based Primary Coach Approach to Teaming to enhance the development of infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities.  They work to enhance the capacity of families and other care providers to provide ongoing learning opportunities for their children throughout daily activities and routines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s Degree in Speech and Language
  2. Valid Wisconsin license (or temporary license while actively pursuing licensure)
  3. Must have Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) through American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA) or be completing Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)
  4. Intervention experience with infants and toddlers

Eligible candidates must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening.

Hours:  Full-time or Part-time

To apply, send your completed application (form below) and a resume to Julie Klaeser.

  • By email: juliet@fsmad.org
  • By mail: Family Service Madison
    Attn: Julie Klaeser
    128 E. Olin Ave, Ste. 100
    Madison, WI 53713

 

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