Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0138
Post Date 8/13/2018
Title Assistant Residential Treatment Coordinator
City Canaan
State NY

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We offer a wide-range of rewarding positions which strive to assist and develop youth and families throughout New York State.

Be A Part Of Our Mission

As an Assistant Residential Treatment Coordinator at Berkshire, you are responsible for overseeing the supervision of residential units daily, programming and ensuring youth needs are met so they can live safely, independently and productively within their home communities and serves as part of the Residential leadership team and serves as back up to the Residential Treatment Coordinator.


How Can You Help

  • Ability to implement programming including independent living groups, therapeutic recreation and community service initiatives are completed and provide consistency/accountability to youth while enhancing therapeutic relationships.  Coordinates with clinical team to schedule of off campus trips including court appointments, medical appointments, home visits and leaves, and special trips including transportation needs. 
  • Demonstrated crisis management skills including ability to assess situations and resolve multiple conflicts simultaneously.  Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated decision making, organizational and communication skills including attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills, and listening and training skills.  
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external departments and/or stakeholders.  
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills including building and maintaining effective work teams and ability to manage 24x7 operations.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy including but not limited to MS Office suite and other database systems. 
  • Handles confidential and sensitive information with extreme discretion, demonstrated knowledge of HIPPA regulations.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant federal and state regulations pertaining to operation of programs offered including OCFS regulations and COA standards.

Essential Job Requirements

  • Minimum Associates’ degree required.   
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working with high risk youth in residential treatment setting.  
  • Supervisory management experience in a residential treatment setting preferred.
  • TCI, First/Aid CPR certified and ability to maintain
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed.  
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