SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc.

  • Director (Centers) - Cranford, NJ

    Job Locations US-NJ-Cranford
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/15/2018 12:19 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SERV, a well-established leader in behavioral healthcare in NJ, provides a wide range of quality residential and support services for people living with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness. 


    The Director will provide clinical and crisis assessment, develop interventions, treatment plan goals and skills for individuals experiencing significant disturbances in daily living due to developmental disabilities, persistent mental illness or challenging behaviors. The Director will monitor interventions, collaborate with staff, collateral care providers and treating psychiatrists. The Director is responsible for providing intervention services to staff and individuals and will evaluate the effectiveness of intervention strategies and goal attainment. Services provided will be in response to requests by the clinical or management team for the region. When deemed appropriate the Director may provide supervision, coverage for groups or other clinical services, sit on agency-wide committees or task groups, or provide educational programs. 


    • Conducts assessments (written, interview, observation, reinforcement, sampling, baseline) and develops individualized interventions and/or treatment plans which may include Applied Behavior Analysis technology, other Evidence-Based (ex. IMR, MI, IDDT) or best practices approaches.
    • Develops and instructs the utilization of appropriate interventions specific to individual’s age, diagnosis, history, mental status, behavioral challenges and skill needs.
    • Provides education to staff and consumer according to physical, emotional, psychological, socio-cultural and historical factors based on person centered needs as indicated.
    • Ensures staff implements appropriate interventions, activities, treatment, and support to consumers.
    • Routinely evaluates outcomes and reports results through the CQI program.
    • Assist team members in identifying alternatives to prevent crises, ex. de-escalate aggressive/assaultive behaviors.
    • Accurately utilizes the biopsychosocial history and relevant clinical information to develop person centered treatment plans.
    • Takes appropriate steps to secure consumers and staff safety (may include coordinating evaluation and screening services).


    • Masters Degree in the human service/behavioral health field plus five years of clinical and related work experience, with a minimum of two years of which is supervisory.

    • Effective communication and proven leadership and management skills required in a flexible and changing environment.
    • Must be proactive and have strong problem solving and relationship building skills with a track record of demonstrated and measurable results
    • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel preferred.
    • Able to successfully complete a physical, drug screen and background check
    • Must have a valid drivers’ license.

    SERV provides a positive and rewarding work environment in which people can make a real difference in the lives of others. Our Core Values include respect, embracing diversity & high standards of ethical conduct which guide us in everything we do


    Our generous benefits include:

    • Medical Coverage 
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan 
    • 401(k) 
    • Generous sick, vacation, and personal time
    • Life insurance – Company-paid
    • Long Term Disability – Company-paid SERV is an Equal Opportunity Employer(*CB) 


    Come Join Us Now!

    SERV is an Equal Opportunity Employer





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