Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children, families and the community by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

ANDRUS IS CURRENTLY OFFERING A SIGN-ON BONUS OF $2,000 FOR FT POSITIONS AND $1,000 FOR PT ROLES!

Work at ANDRUS

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION: Please send your resume and cover letter over to andrusjobs@jdam.org. You may also fax your resume and cover letter to 914-965-3883. Please indicate what position you are interested in.

Current Job Opportunities

Dean of Students

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

 

The Dean of Students is responsible for supporting, building and teaching a school culture that is trauma informed, infused with Sanctuary principles, and reflects a deep commitment to therapeutic resolution of conflict and crises. The Dean of Students helps to create protocols, processes, and awareness amongst all members of the school community that reflect best practices in the field of social and emotional well-being in schools, to include but not be limited by Sanctuary, mindfulness practices, problem solving that is solution and skills focused, and consequences that are clear, consistent, firm, restorative but not simply punitive.

The Dean works closely with the Assistant Principal, Curriculum Coordinator, Captain of Support, Clinical Directors, Principal, Psychology team and all leadership in the school to support the mission and vision of school and Campus Programs and build and maintain a positive school culture. He/she is responsible for continually modeling, teaching and assisting in the effective resolution of conflicts; setting limits regarding moral, social, psychological and physical safety; ensuring that the social safety of students is protected in each classroom, that student leaders; all staff in the school are trained in conflict resolution and other restorative practices.

He or she is also responsible for the effective and organized maintenance of all records regarding these practices, suspension hearings, and other forms of school discipline. He or she supervises the Captain of Support, and ensures that problems that arise with individual students are addressed systemically using a Sanctuary lens.  He or she is also responsible to ensure that issues related to safety are addressed effectively, looking at both the immediate safety needs as well as systems issues that must be addressed to increase overall social, emotional, physical and moral safety.

Finally, he or she is an important liaison with families and stakeholders, leading suspension hearings, leading red flags with families and teams, and providing an important connection to families in order to increase our family engagement.

Work schedule is generally, 7:00 am – 3 pm weekdays but hours are required to be flexible based on program needs. Works the school calendar.

****There is parking on campus and free lunch in the cafeteria***

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Master’s in Social Work, or other related Master’s Degree (Required)
  • Has 5 years experience in teaching (Required)
  • At least 2 years experience supervising in an educational setting (Required)
  • High level of personal organization and integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of Emotional Intelligence
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  • Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk and Climb Stairs
Director of Behavioral Health, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Director of Behavioral Health is responsible for the behavioral support and treatment provided to students participating in campus programs; this individual will provide clinical leadership and direction for the whole program including but not limited to supervising and defining individual treatment, family and group therapy; the implementation of evidence informed programming; FBAs/BIPs as well as the development of programs or tools that support the social and emotional learning of the entire community.  All programs will be developed in accordance to best practices in the field, evolving practices, and adherence to Sanctuary principles utilizing Sanctuary tools, and the development of additional tools as needed, the creation of an annual assessment of student and staff progress and over site of compliance in documentation.

The Director of Behavioral Health is also responsible for the overall management of the clinical budget, ensuring compliance to requirements and standards of clinical care, supervision of Psychologist, Behavior Therapists and overall oversight of the functioning of the department.

Work schedule is generally, 9:30am – 5:30pm weekdays, serving as an Administrator on-call as scheduled and available as needed for clinical crises for campus programs. Other hours may be necessary for specific projects.

****There is parking on campus and free lunch in the cafeteria***

  • The qualified candidate will possess:
  • PhD in Psychology with license preferred
  • Minimum of three to five year’s experience of supervision;
  • Commitment to the Sanctuary Model and its tenants, expertise in trauma informed care and knowledge of best practices in the field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Valid NYS Drivers License in good standing
  • Physical requirements:
    • walk
    • climb stairs
Hybrid Community Licensed Mental Health Professional, Yonkers NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

 

The Community Licensed Clinical Social Worker (OLP) is a member of the ANDRUS community based mental health service team. The Community Licensed clinician is intended to provide clinical services to help prevent the progression of behavioral health needs through early identification and intervention. Services are also intended to be provided via flexible community-based treatment as needed to address conditions identified during an assessment process.

Come join a new clinical opportunity at ANDRUS in the role of Community Licensed Clinical Social Worker. In this role as an ANDRUS employee, you will thrive in your role and create a positive impact on the community and families we serve. ANDRUS offers competitive salaries and generous benefits. Be a part of the ANDRUS where we utilize the Sanctuary organizational model to promote growth and change.

The work schedule is 9am -5pm Monday through Friday with flextime to accommodate the needs of the families we serve. The Community Licensed clinician must be able to drive to external locations and work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides an initial licensed evaluation of new applicants and determines if client meets medical necessity.
  • Provides individual and family therapy on site, in the field, or in the home.
  • Provides crisis intervention and makes recommendations for treatment and referral.
  • Maintains records in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with appropriate regulations.
  • Creates treatment plan in order to describe the condition and services needed for care
  • Attend required supervision, meetings ad trainings.
  • Continuous monitoring that family choice and voice is present in-service delivery.
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking health home enrollees with resources
  • Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  • Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with ANDRUS standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have one of the following licensures and experience: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist
  • Bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English) a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  • Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  • Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  • Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  • Ability to flex their schedule to accommodate the clients
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Reach
  • Walk
  • Climb Stairs

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clinical Supervisor for Children and Family Treatment Support Services, Yonkers NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Children and Family Treatment Support Services (CFTSS) Program Supervisor provides clinical and administrative supervision of the CFTSS program – Other Licensed Professionals (OLP), Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment (CPST), and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (PSR). Responsibilities include staff supervision, managing visits and sessions and case assignments, and assisting the Director with program development. Works under the general supervision of the Program Director or Associate Vice President of Mental Health in the Director’s absence. The Program Supervisor ensures that all services are well coordinated and meet the children, youth, and families’ complex needs and are delivered in a trauma-responsive, culturally and linguistically competent manner. The CFTSS Program Supervisor works collaboratively with the Director to ensure service delivery adheres to the regulations of the NYS Office of Mental Health

Schedule is Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm with flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work with an LCSW
  • Experience: Minimum five years post master’s degree or post-doctoral degree with a professional license in NYS.
  • Must have strong clinical experience, including 4-5 years of clinical supervision and administration in child/adolescent/adults and family-centered and community-based settings.
  • Must have knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic interventions and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems.
  • Trauma-informed clinical practice experience is required.
  • Uses tact and sensitivity in communicating effectively with staff and children/families alike.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Must have knowledge of Electronic Medical Records
  • Ability to travel and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to receive feedback to grow and/or improve professionally.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs
    • Bend

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Administrative Assistant, Yonkers NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

ANDRUS, a multi-service agency serving more than 5000 children and families annually, is hiring for an Occupational Therapist (Registered) in our Campus Programs. ANDRUS’s mission is to nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

The Quality Assurance & Compliance Administrative Assistant is responsible for the administrative tasks related to monitoring, archiving, data management and reporting, performing quality assurance functions as well as providing general administrative assistance to the Quality Assurance and Compliance Department.  Candidate will function as a primary Helpdesk member for internal electronic health records systems. S/he is responsible for assisting in internal Compliance and QA reviews, and assisting in the preparation of reports for management.  Additional responsibilities include preparing materials for disclosures authorized by release, court order, or other legal mandates. The Quality Assurance & Compliance Administrative Assistant is expected, along with all members of the Andrus community, to uphold and practice the seven commitments of Sanctuary.

Schedule is Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Associates Degree or higher
  • Minimum of 5 years prior administrative experience
  • Minimum of 3 years prior experience working with data and data management systems
  • Ability to work with leadership and management of all levels
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Outlook and Zoom experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of Excel and Powerpoint Experience
  • Valid Driver’s License in good standing.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

Summary:

ANDRUS is seeking a Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our agency.  The ideal candidate will be working with a dynamic and talented team providing primary mental health care services.

We are looking for a candidate with a specialty in Child and Adolescent Mental Health.  The candidate should be comfortable in addressing behavioral and emotional issues, familiar with medical disease processes, and knowledgeable with prescribing and managing psychotropic medications.

A candidate who is flexible, innovative, and comfortable collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team (Primary care physicians, psychotherapists, nurses, and special education instructors) is required.  You will be working with a caring and supportive team that is dedicated to high standards of quality and patient satisfaction.

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will be supervised by the Chief Psychiatrist or designee.

Schedule for the position is flexible requiring some evenings and up to 35 hours per week.

Why ANDRUS?

Working at ANDRUS provides a rewarding experience that promotes a child and family-centered care in a supportive and professional environment.  ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children, families, and the community by delivering a broad range of services. We provide research, training, and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional opportunities on campus and in our service community.  We offer a pro-rated (based on hours worked) benefits package and a competitive salary.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provides psychiatric diagnostic/medication evaluations and medication management for the children/ youth and families served by the ANDRUS Mental Health Division
  • Provide children/youth and families with all necessary medication education and psycho-education
  • Consults with clinic staff in triaging phone calls, addressing medication problems, and requests for refills. Responds promptly to staff’s questions or requests
  • Orders and monitors appropriate laboratory tests at clinically indicated frequency
  • Monitors and reviews children/youth charts for medication/medical issues with appropriate follow-up
  • Provides medical provider review of medical records as clinically indicated, and as required by contracts or as necessitated by state or federal regulations
  • Provides crisis support for clinical emergencies as arranged
  • Provides after-hours on-call psychiatric services at frequency negotiated with the Clinic Manager, Clinic Director, and/ or the Chief Psychiatrist
  • Attends mandatory training and complies with individualized training plans if required
  • Reports high risk/problem cases and solicits consultation and help as needed
  • Attends supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor, and incorporates supervision into clinical practice and job performance
  • Completes 95% of all paperwork by the due date
  • Engages children/youth and their families in the treatment process and goal-setting
  • Identifies/provides appropriate intervention for risk factors including lethality
  • Works constructively with children/youth to reach agreed upon outcome, and coordinates care with internal and external providers
  • Maintains appropriate professional boundaries and standards
  • Provides appropriate follow-up with receiving prescriber as indicated
  • Exhibits professionalism, enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment
  • Maintains effective interpersonal relations with children/youth, peers, management, visitors, and the general public
  • Effectively responds to children/youth/family needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, and provides timely response to phone calls, pages, email and other requests
  • Works cooperatively with other community agencies as appropriate and as agreed with supervisor, participates in committees, task forces, of ANDRUS – Mental Health Division, or the community

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Licensed in the state of New York as an Advanced Practice Nurse at the time of employment
  • Board Certified at the time of employment
  • DEA, NPI, and prescriptive authority
  • Graduate from a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current Certified Advanced Practice Nurse to be knowledgeable with the treatment of children/adolescents in the community mental health system of care as well as being well versed in the principles of managed healthcare.
  • Nurse Practitioner must be knowledgeable and current with regard to psychopharmacology, medical/psychiatric interface, and evidence-based neuropsychiatric/neurobehavioral diagnosis and treatment.
  • Nurse Practitioner must be able to provide leadership and collaboration with multidisciplinary mental health team in the delivery of comprehensive and integrated clinically appropriate interventions.
  • Knowledge of documentation in electronic medical record and e-prescription writing are required
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

Office Manager

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. Andrus utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Office Manager is responsible for providing administrative support in the fast paced front desk of the mental health division of Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial. This person will maintain a professional image when dealing with callers and visitors, ensure the smooth functioning of the front office and clinic, and assume responsibility for coordinating scheduling, billing and intake functions with corresponding staff.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.  Some college or Business Institute/School preferred
  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience in clinic or medical group office setting.
  • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft applications and the ability to interact with public and staff in a professional manner.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be organized and able to multi-task.
  • Ability to travel and possess a valid driver’s license in good standing.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

Registered Nurse - Full Time

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

Summary:

The Registered Nurse administers nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled pediatric/adult patients in a caring, empathic, responsible, and detailed-oriented manner; Safely administers medications to patients patient’s unique responses to diagnosed health problems; perform health assessments to identify new symptoms of possibly undiagnosed conditions or complications; teach and counsel patients about maintenance of health and prevention of illness or complications; execute medical regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians; contribute as members of an interdisciplinary health care team and as consultants on health related committees to plan and implement the health care needs of patients and families.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Registered Nurse, New York State Registered Nurse. Basic Life Support (BLS) current certification.
  • Five-years clinical experience with pediatric nursing or primary care in mental health or pediatric health setting/Residential experience preferred.
  • Description of general skill set: Professional demeanor; Strong oral and written communication skills. Safe clinical nursing and medication administration experience. Experience and sensitivity to diverse multicultural nursing population.
  • Specific skill set: Strong nursing clinical skills: physical/mental/emotional assessment skills of pediatric patients, including support of family. Experience with trauma preferred.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values. Demonstrated emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stressors.
  • Background in Pediatric and Family Nursing; Community Health; Patient-Family Relations (Customer Relations)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs
    • Bend

 

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

Health Aide for Orchard School

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

 

ANDRUS is looking for a Full Time 1:1 Health Aide.  The Full Time 1:1 Health Aide Job Duties are:

  • Monitors student condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, diet and exercise.
  • Assist student in recommended program, i.e. bowel/ bladder training program
  • Helps student care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.
  • Helps classroom staff care for the student by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the student; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.
  • Records student information by making entries in the student journal; notifying nursing supervisor and treatment team of changing or unusual conditions.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy student environment by following Universal Precautions standards and procedures; maintaining security precautions; following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards;
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Protects the agency by adhering to professional standards, health care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.

Schedule is 7:00AM-3:00PM, Monday through Friday.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Home Health Aide Certification or Personal Care Aide Certification required.  CNA is preferred.
  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of one year’s experience working with special-needs children
  • Good Oral and Written Communication skills
  • Familiar with computers and electronic record-keeping
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Physical requirements:
    • lift
    • reach
    • walk
    • climb stairs
    • bend

 

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Recruitment Manager

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Recruitment Manager maintains responsibility for managing full cycle recruitment for various agency functions within ANDRUS including but not limited to: counseling, teaching, finance, nursing, administrative support, direct care, human resources, training, school administration, facilities, kitchen staff, animal care, community staff, compliance and fundraising. You will execute and deliver on our recruiting strategy through close partnership with our leadership team and management staff.  There is opportunity to grow your skills and build your Recruitment career in a fast paced and high-volume environment with excellent benefits.

You will manage the full lifecycle recruitment process, including:

  • Owning the recruiting search strategy including sourcing plans, candidate research, pipeline building, and innovative strategies that will attract a broad and diverse community of talent
  • Partnering closely with hiring managers to fully understand the scope of the open role, department goals, and the functional expertise needed to successfully identify an exceptional candidate
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with hiring managers, agencies, and TA colleagues to create partnerships that enable and yield consistent results
  • Committing to sourcing, identifying, and nurturing a diverse slate of candidates and advocating for their consideration throughout the interview process
  • Interviewing top talent and providing an excellent high touch candidate experience from application to offer with a time sensitive new hire process.
  • Maintaining high standards when operating in success factors to ensure the data integrity and accuracy for all candidates providing timely feedback and requisition management
  • Providing competitive analysis and candidate market research to HR teams to ensure compelling offer packages to attract top talent and make data informed decisions

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree, or a combination of relevant work experience and education required.
  • A minimum of four years talent acquisition/full life cycle recruitment experience and you have worked within various recruiting platforms and technologies.
  • Knowledge of behavioral interviewing techniques and have experience managing the candidate process.
  • A proven track record of success in hitting high volume recruiting goals.
  • You have exhibited success maintaining recruiting data accuracy, managing reporting, presentations and talent storytelling to key business leaders and hiring managers at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbally and written, and possess a client first mentality with a high level of EI.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

Occupational Therapist

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

ANDRUS, a multi-service agency serving more than 5000 children and families annually, is hiring for an Occupational Therapist (Registered) in our Campus Programs. ANDRUS’s mission is to nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

The Occupational Therapist must possess knowledge of Occupational Therapy theories, models of practice and principles to provide quality evidence based Occupational Therapy services.  Responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist include, but are not limited to, the ability to analyze tasks relative to areas of occupation, performance skills, activity demands, contexts, and student factors to implement the intervention plan; ability to recognize occupational performance deficits in all areas of occupation.  The Occupational Therapist must be skilled in gathering thorough screening and evaluation data; development and implementation of IEPs to meet the individual needs of the student and the ability to select, adapt and sequence relevant occupational and purposeful activities that support intervention goals; Assess and make recommendations regarding the use of adaptive equipment as needed and provide written justification.  The Occupational Therapist must be skilled in effective written and oral communication in order to prepare and maintain accurate records, progress notes and other required documentation and clear communication between teachers, teacher’s assistants, milieu therapists, related services providers, residential staff, and families.

The Occupational Therapist will work in direct collaboration with the Manager of Occupational Therapy Services to maintain the integrity and advance the development of the Orchard School Occupational Therapy Department, including the optimal usage, safety and proper maintenance of our sensory rooms.  Responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist include providing direct supervision to COTAs, in-session observations of COTAs and children, review/signing of documentation, Evaluations and training to COTAs on fundamentals of Occupational Therapy intervention and self-regulation within a trauma responsive framework.

The Occupational Therapist is expected to have initiative and a strong work ethic and to participate actively as a treatment team member, to collaborate effectively with the clinical, school, and the residential teams, and to independently review outcomes and modify intervention programs to meet our treatment outcome goals. Some additional beneficial professional skills could include training in attachment-focused sensory integration approaches, trauma treatment and trauma informed care, and strong writing and presenting skills. Requirements also include attending staff meetings, in-service trainings, and maintaining professional clinical competency and licensure by New York State and NBCOT.

Finally, the Occupational Therapist will work collaboratively with other disciplines and departments for continued development and implementation of campus wide approach that emphasizes self-regulation.  The Occupational Therapist will work closely with ANDRUS staff and families to develop classrooms and individual interventions that are targeted to support children’s sensory needs to enable them to learn better.

This is a Full time Role working Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.  This Position is following the school schedule which is a 12-month position, 10-month school year and mandatory six-week summer program.

Entry level qualifications:

Successful completion and graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy program recognized by NBCOT and completion of all fieldwork requirements. Master’s Degree or higher preferred.

Certification as an occupational therapist by the National Board for

Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Current New York State license as an Occupational Therapist.

Three (3) years of related experience with children, with at least one (1). in setting serving children who have self-regulation challenges, trauma histories, or are on the autism spectrum.

Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills.

Physical Requirements:

Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climbs stairs, lifts weights of up to 30 lbs.

Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Assistant to President & CEO

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. Andrus utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the President & CEO, Senior Director of Special Projects, and the Executive leadership team. This role serves as the first point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, as well as acts as a liaison between departments. This position interacts with all aspects of the organization, including Board members, staff members, business associates, and various community members.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma with 7 years’ experience at Executive level; Associate’s degree with 5 years’ experience at Executive level; or a Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ experience at Executive level
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization, including executive leadership, staff, board members, business associates, and various community members
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with drafting and managing correspondence, schedule management, managing events and special projects.
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Valid Driver’s License in good standing

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • 35-hour work week, 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday, some nights and weekends as needed
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Reach
  • Walk
  • Climb Stairs
  • Bend
  • Visual acuity (with correction as needed)
  • Auditory acuity (with correction as needed)
Principal

SUMMARY: The Orchard School supports children with complex emotional needs and disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Orchard School is seeking an experienced administrator to lead the various programs and services that meet the complex needs of each enrolled child. The Principal must have exceptional skills in leadership, program operations, and family engagement.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field (Ph.D. Preferred)
  • NYS School Building Leader Certification
  • NYS Special Education Certification
  • 7+ years school Administrator experience
  • 5+ years classroom teaching experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy
  • Management of day-to-day operations of the Orchard School and collaborate with senior leadership in the short and long-term strategic planning process for the school program Ensures that school programs are of high quality, safely managed, and fiscally sound
  • Assessing, planning and facilitating staff development with other members of the

leadership team Manages all documentation and ensures reporting is completed in a clear, accurate and timely fashion Works effectively in collaboration with others on the Orchard School Leadership team

BEHAVIORAL CHARACTERISTICS: as a trauma-informed organization, all employees are expected to adopt these 7 commitments:

1. Open Communication

2. Shared Governance/Democracy

3. Non-Violence

4. Social Learning

5. Social Responsibility

6. Emotional Intelligence

7. Growth and Change

Along with these commitments, the Principal is also expected to practice sound judgment, have integrity and be the model of professionalism. The Principal performs related work as needed.

Andrus offers a generous benefits package, including:

  • Exceptional medical, dental and vision insurance coverage for employees and families including domestic partners
  • Ample vacation, sick and holidays
  • 401 (k) plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and much, much more.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $150,000.00 – $175,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks required, temperature checks done upon entering campus, social distancing observed and offices cleaned daily.

Residential Administrative Assistant

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

 

The Residential Operations Assistant primarily provides administrative support to those apart of Residential operations.  In addition, will assist other executive leadership as required and provide support to other administrative staff as needed.  Among the many functions are: tracking incoming and outgoing paperwork, processing reports, drafting communication, internal/external event coordination, report writing, assisting with donation tracking/receiving and vendor management. This key position also requires the ability to act as liaison between departments and possess a professional and confident demeanor to handle confidential and sensitive information and documentation.

 

The schedule is 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday.

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent with three to five years relevant office experience including correspondence, filing, schedule management and interface with internal and external customers.
  2. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  3. Outstanding organizational and follow-through skills. Strict attention to detail.
  4. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to multitask.
  5. Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, or Adobe equivalent.
  6. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  7. Physical Requirements:
  8. Reach
  9. Walk
  10. Climb Stairs
  11. Bend
  12. Visual acuity (with correction as needed)
  13. Auditory acuity (with correction as needed)
Bilingual Care Coordinator

Care Management is a Health Home service model whereby a group of health care and service providers work together to support children and youth who are enrolled in Medicaid and have qualifying health conditions. The Care Coordinator is the key point of contact in managing services for the child.  Moreover, the Care Coordinator oversees and coordinates access to a variety of services an individual needs to help prevent hospitalizations, stay healthy, and maintain stability.

The Bilingual Care Coordinator provides comprehensive Care Management and coordination of services to eligible Medicaid/Medicaid Managed Care children (ages 0-21) to develop and maintain a plan of access and use of services and supports necessary for their health. The Care Coordinator helps children and caregivers get the care they need to improve the child’s health.

The work schedule is 9:30am -5:30pm Monday through Friday. The bilingual Care Coordinator must be able to drive to external locations and work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.  Fluency/Bilingual in Spanish/English is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct eligibility screenings and Health Home enrollment.
  • Collaboratively work with enrollee to create a comprehensive person centered plan of care to meet the medical, behavioral health and social service needs to improve the individual’s health and wellness.
  • Responsible for health promotion, education, and overall coordination of all aspects of an individual’s care.
  • Offer family support, and referral/linkages to community, social, and other support services as needed.
  • Assist individual in keeping appointments and monitor service delivery.
  • Coordinate and arrange for the provision of medical, behavioral health and other relevant services
  • Accompany enrollees to appointments as needed
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Support enrollees in adherence to treatment recommendations from medical and behavioral health providers
  • Link enrollees to internal and external peer supports, support groups and self-care programs to increase knowledge about their disease(s), engagement and self-management capabilities, and to improve adherence to prescribed treatment
  • Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking health home enrollees with resources for smoking cessation, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, self-help recovery resources, and other services based on individual needs and preferences
  • Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  • Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with ANDRUS standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and/or related field.
  • Must be bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English).
  • Relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services.
  • Care Coordinators serving high acuity enrollees will be required to have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs of such children and their families as evidenced by additional years of experience, education, or training.
  • Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  • Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  • Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  • Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs

 

BENEFITS

  • Salary: $45,00-48,00 a year
  • Ability to work from home after probationary period and with Supervisor approval
  • Health insurance for employees and families including domestic partners
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid vacation leave
  • Paid sick leave –
  • Paid holidays
  • 401 (k) plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Community Program Supervisor

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children, families and the community by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

 

ANDRUS is looking for a Program Supervisor that will be responsible for managing the Therapeutic and Parent Aide Service program and the Parent University program by providing direct supervision and oversight for Home Visitor Activities. The Program Supervisor coordinates training for staff and group work for families, and also serves as initial contact for referrals from Westchester County Department of Social Services-CPS/PS and ANDRUS campus programs. The Program Supervisor will also at times be responsible for managing a caseload of one-two families.  The Program Supervisor will also be responsible for conducting internal and external presentations on the TAPAS and Parent University programs.

 

The schedule is generally 9AM-5PM weekdays and some weekends, but hours are flexible based on program needs.

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years of supervisory experience
  • Four years direct experience with at-risk families, including work in the field of child abuse or family violence
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer systems (Word & Excel)
  • Knowledge and experience in strength-based and family centered provision of primary prevention services, and/or direct experience as a home visitor
  • Valid Driver’s License in good standing
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Bend
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs

 

 

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

 

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Residential Cottage Program Manager, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

ANDRUS is seeking a Cottage Program Manager. The Cottage Program Manager has overall responsibility for the safe and therapeutic operation of the Cottage. This includes planning, monitoring and improving the overall Residential Services delivered to the children in the cottage with the goal of providing the highest quality service possible.

The Cottage Program Manager is responsible for the regular supervision and development of the fulltime and per diem staff who work in the cottage, including all Milieu Therapists and the Recreation Therapist. The Cottage Program Manager is responsible to assess the individual needs of each resident in the cottage, to assess the group dynamics and group needs of all the children in the cottage, and to ensure the delivery of safe, structured, enriching and individualized programs for each child and for the group as a whole.

The Cottage Program Manager role-models to his or her staff the importance of team work, Sanctuary principles (including a shared decision-making that gives the residents a voice in their care, a focus on the building of a therapeutic community, a familiarity with trauma theory and the active, daily use of the SELF model), striving for excellence, and of actively using the agency’s mission, vision and guiding principles to guide the care that is provided.
The Cottage Program Manager learns, teaches and coaches the use of core features of trauma sensitive care including: establishing safety, building community, moving from control/coercion to collaboration, choices and empowerment, the Public Health Model of Prevention, a focus on strengths, the use of data to identify and address areas needing improvement, inclusion resident and family input, the understanding that recovery is possible for all our residents, and the active use of factors that support resiliency.

This is a 40 hour work week schedule which includes evening and weekend hours as necessary. The Cottage Program Manager must be available to be on-call s Residential Planner on a scheduled basis. The schedule for this role is Sunday through Thursday, 9am to 5pm for 3 days and 11am to 7pm for 2 days each week.

The qualified candidate will possess:
• High School Diploma or GED: 8 years direct care w/children, 6 years administrative/supervisory OR Associates Degree: 7 direct care w/children, 5 years administrative/supervisory OR Bachelor’s Degree: 5 years direct care w/children, 3 years administrative/supervisory OR Master’s Degree: 3 years direct care w/children, 2 years administrative/supervisory strongly encouraged
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational and administrative skills
• Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team
• Drivers’ License in good standing a plus

Physical Requirements:
• Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs and lift weights of up to 30 lbs.
• Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child and to be TCI certified
• Be able to Be able to hear and see well enough to provide appropriate supervision of children

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883.

Senior Clinician, White Plains, NY

ANDRUS Mental Health Division (MHD) is an outpatient, community-based mental health setting serving children and families at risk for mental illness and/or who are under intense situational stress in Westchester County.

Clinical position benefits:

Training to support continued professional development
Professional growth opportunities
Individualized & group/peer supervision
Impact the lives of children and families throughout Westchester County
Work closely within interdisciplinary team
Lead/co-lead therapeutic & psychoeducational groups
Incentivized clinical performance
Non-traditional work schedule
Traditional employment benefits (medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, disability etc.) generous vacation, sick and personal time.

Clinician Responsibilities & Requirements:
LCSW or PhD or Psy. D. in clinical work with a professional license in NYS.
Minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience.
Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred.
Must be able to demonstrate awareness of and adherence to consistent professional boundaries within diverse settings.
Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems.
Must be computer literate and have excellent communication skills.
Ability to meet session productivity standards.
Access to a car for travel.

ANDRUS’ MISSION: nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community

Populations served: children, adolescents, and adults

Clinic locations: White Plains, Yonkers, and Peekskill – hours vary by clinic and may require some Saturday & evening hours

Relocation: Housing available

Applying: submit resume and cover letter to ANDRUS HR Department via email: andrusjobs@jdam.org or you may mail your resume to 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Bilingual Supervising Clinician, Peekskill, NY

ANDRUS Mental Health Division (MHD) is an outpatient, community-based mental health setting serving children and families at risk for mental illness and/or who are under intense situational stress in Westchester County.

Clinical position benefits:

  • Training to support continued professional development
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Individualized & group/peer supervision
  • Impact the lives of children and families throughout Westchester County
  • Work closely within interdisciplinary team
  • Lead/co-lead therapeutic & psychoeducational groups
  • Incentivized clinical performance
  • Non-traditional work schedule
  • Traditional employment benefits (medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, disability etc.) generous vacation, sick and personal time.

Clinician Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • LCSW or PhD or Psy. D. in clinical work with a professional license in NYS.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience including functional and administrative supervision experience over staff.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is required.
  • Must have excellent clinical skills and experience within a host environment, school based a plus, as well as experience with grant-related tracking and reports.
  • Must be able to demonstrate awareness of and adherence to consistent professional boundaries within diverse settings.
  • Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems.
  • Must be computer literate and have excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to meet session productivity standards.
  • Access to a car for travel.

 

ANDRUS’ MISSION: nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community

Populations served: children, adolescents, and adults

Clinic locations: White Plains, Yonkers, and Peekskill – hours vary by clinic and may require some Saturday & evening hours

Relocation:   Housing available

Applying: submit resume and cover letter to ANDRUS HR Department via email: andrusjobs@jdam.org or you may mail your resume to 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Administrator on Duty, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children, their families and the community by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

ANDRUS is seeking an Administrator on Duty (AOD) that will be responsible for monitoring and improving the services delivered to the children in the Residential Treatment Program in order to ensure the delivery of safe, structured, enriching and individualized programs for each child in Residential care.

The AOD supervises the Weekend Campus Administrator and provides consultation, guidance, and hands on support to agency personnel. The AOD responds to potential crisis situations with rapid assessment, intervention, and support enabling Milieu Therapists to respond and resolve the situation in a constructive manner. The AOD is a member of the Residential Leadership Team and will work collaboratively with all departments.

The schedule for this role is Tuesday through Saturday, 2pm to 10pm.

The qualified candidate will possess:
• Master’s Degree: 3 years direct care w/children, 2 years administrative/supervisory OR Bachelor’s Degree: 5 years direct care w/children, 3 years administrative/supervisory OR Associates Degree: 6 years direct care w/children, 4 years administrative/supervisory OR High School Diploma or GED: 8 years direct care w/children, 5 years administrative/supervisory experience
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting.
• Successful completion of TCI Training-for-Trainers, prior to hire or within six months of hire for this position.
• Solid understanding of the Sanctuary Model, with demonstrated ability to plan and implement interventions based on this.
• Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
• Must be flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but is not limited to in agency facilities, the client’s home, the client’s community, the client’s school, another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.
• Ability to communicate effectively with staff and to supervise residents
• Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase sensitivity and competency in working with, clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.
• Able to communicate effectively with staff and to supervise residents.
• Driver’s License in good standing, a plus.

Physical Requirements:
Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, and lift weights of up to 30 lbs.
Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.

Financial Analyst, Yonkers, NY

The Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing and developing data metrics for the agency. This position is an integral part of the Finance team’s process to hone and support the infrastructure data sets associated with modeling and analytical Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The Budget Analyst will actively assist in the implementation of new management tools in alignment with the organization’s accounting system. Assist in development of necessary regulatory agency reporting program(s) to ensure financial, accounting, timely reporting, budgeting and analysis.

General work hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm weeks days. Other hours may be necessary for specific projects.

The qualified candidate will possess:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Data Analysis or related field with 3+ year experience
working with large volume data sets. MBA a plus as well as knowledge of US GAAP.
• High level of proficiency with Excel and other reporting applications required,
Great Plains Proficiency a plus, related to process redundancy and management reporting.
• Knowledge of data management, BI Cubes, data mining and warehousing expertise a plus.
• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, organize and coordinate
work efficiently, set priorities and meet deadlines in a very fast paced environment.
• Highly organized and detail oriented with strong written and verbal skills
• Experience in Not for profit general ledger accounting a plus
• Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated knowledge and exposure to financial statement, budgeting, account analyses and reconciliation report writing functions and tools
• Familiarity with NY State reimbursement contracting desired but not necessary.

Bilingual Clinician for Yonkers, White Plains and Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS Mental Health Division (MHD) is an outpatient, community-based mental health setting serving children and families at risk for mental illness and/or who are under intense situational stress in Westchester County.

Populations served: children, adolescents, and adults

Clinic locations: White Plains, Yonkers, and Peekskill – hours vary by clinic and may require some Saturday & evening hours

Social Worker Clinician Responsibilities & Requirements:

Licensed or license-eligible in field of social work, psychology, mental health counseling, or related degree & licensure

Previous clinical work-experience and/or field placement

Knowledge & use of electronic health record system

Provide individual, group, and family therapy

Collaborate with agency & community professionals

Promote integrated, person-centered care

Utilize concurrent & collaborative documentation

Availability to provide services during after-school & evening hours

Fluent in English & Spanish

Social Worker Clinical position benefits:

Training to support continued professional development

Professional growth opportunities

Individualized & group/peer supervision

Impact the lives of children and families throughout Westchester County

Work closely within interdisciplinary team

Lead/co-lead therapeutic & psychoeducational groups

Incentivized for clinical performance

Non-traditional work schedule

Traditional employment benefits (medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, disability etc.) generous vacation, sick and personal time.

Possibility of working in a school environment (following a school schedule a few days a week) and working in the outpatient clinic the remainder of the week.

Applying: submit resume and cover letter to ANDRUS HR Department via email: andrusjobs@jdam.org or you may mail your resume to 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

Relocation:   Housing available

ANDRUS’ MISSION: nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community

Clinician for Yonkers, White Plains and Peekskill, NY

ANDRUS Mental Health Division (MHD) is an outpatient, community-based mental health setting serving children and families at risk for mental illness and/or who are under intense situational stress in Westchester County.

 Populations served: children, adolescents, and adults

Clinic locations: White Plains, Yonkers, and Peekskill – hours vary by clinic and may require some Saturday & evening hours

Social Worker Clinician Responsibilities & Requirements:

Licensed or license-eligible in field of social work, psychology, mental health counseling, or related degree & licensure

Previous clinical work-experience and/or field placement

Knowledge & use of electronic health record system

Provide individual, group, and family therapy

Collaborate with agency & community professionals

Promote integrated, person-centered care

Utilize concurrent & collaborative documentation

Availability to provide services during after-school & evening hours

Social Worker Clinical position benefits:

Training to support continued professional development

Professional growth opportunities

Individualized & group/peer supervision

Impact the lives of children and families throughout Westchester County

Work closely within interdisciplinary team

Lead/co-lead therapeutic & psychoeducational groups

Incentivized for clinical performance

Non-traditional work schedule

Traditional employment benefits (medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, disability etc.) generous vacation, sick and personal time.

Possibility of working in a school environment (following a school schedule a few days a week) and working in the outpatient clinic the remainder of the week.

Applying: submit resume and cover letter to ANDRUS HR Department via email: andrusjobs@jdam.org or you may mail your resume to 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

Relocation:   Housing available

ANDRUS’ MISSION: nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community

Maintenance Worker, Per Diem, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is looking for a Maintenance Worker to join our facilities team.  The Maintenance Worker  is responsible for maintenance of the agency’s buildings and grounds, ground equipment and tools, responsible for maintaining the upkeep of building and equipment and for various projects as assigned by the Facilities Manager. Perform other duties as assigned.

PER DIEM OPPORTUNITY OPEN

Schedule is  Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm as needed for the Per Diem role, but must be flexible to be on-call outside of normal work hours to handle emergencies during the evenings or weekends when required.

Minimum Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a maintenance/construction worker capacity or a related field.  Intermediate level of all trades (Specifically, Electrical, Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting) are a must.  Valid NYS driver’s license required.  Must have the ability to speak and understand English.  Must possess ability to stand, walk, see, climb stairs, lift weights of up to 100 lbs.  Ability to load and unload vehicles.  Ability to operate motorized equipment safely.  Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.  Must be flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but are not limited to in agency facilities, in the client’s home, in the client’s community, at the client’s school, in another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.

Behavior Therapist, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is looking for a Behavior Therapist for the campus program.  This position is responsible for guiding and implementing behavioral interventions to youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other comorbid disorders within the residential setting. The Behavior Therapist, will work closely with the psychologist and with the respective cottage treatment team and the clinical team. The program has an integrated approach that includes applying Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and focusing on trauma-informed care as well as sensory and body regulation. The behavior therapist will be responsible for making data-driven decisions on individual intervention strategies while utilizing evidence based treatments and creating feasible Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) for individuals needing increased support.  The Behavior Therapist will also have a unique opportunity to work on carrying out Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) strategies in the residential cottage to further improve learning and decrease problem behavior.   In addition, the Behavior Therapist will develop and strengthen their training/presentation expertise to support staff members, coach caregivers, and work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary treatment team including OT, PT, social work, psychiatry, nurses, and milieu treatment. Additional professional opportunities available to further advance experience, profession, and training.

 

The Schedule would be Monday through Friday, 11am to 7pm.

 

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)
  • Minimum of two year’s experience and working with individuals with Autism and comorbid diagnoses.
  • Knowledge and/or proven experience working with children who have high functioning autism as well as a range of comorbid psychiatric challenges, learning challenges, trauma histories, and sensory needs.
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team in a high paced, demanding, creative, and collaborative environment.
  • Commitment and ability to practice the commitments of the Sanctuary Model.
  • Able and willing to receive constructive feedback and set and strive towards goals.
  • Excellent organizational and writing skills.
  • Charismatic or a good speaker and has the ability to teach or co-teach concepts and strategies.
  • Experience working in a Residential Setting
  • Must be able to work with other philosophies and approaches in a collaborative manner
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs
    • Bend
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Yonkers, NY

We are looking for a candidate with a specialty in Child and Adolescent Mental Health.  The candidate should be comfortable in addressing behavioral and emotional issues, familiar with medical disease processes, and knowledgeable with prescribing and managing psychotropic medications.  The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and injuries of patients and for providing advice and guidance to patients, and their families as indicated, concerning diet, sexual activity, hygiene and disease prevention.

A candidate who is flexible, innovative, and comfortable collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team (Primary care physicians, psychotherapists, nurses, and special education instructors) is required.  You will be working with a caring and supportive team that is dedicated to high standards of quality and patient satisfaction.

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will be supervised by the Vice President or Campus Programs or designee.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provides psychiatric diagnostic/medication evaluations and medication management for the children/ youth and families served by the ANDRUS Mental Health Division
  • Provide children/youth and families with all necessary medication education and psycho-education
  • Performs acts of diagnosis and treatment of alteration in health status.  Prescribes, dispenses or administers medical therapeutics and corrective measures such as treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury in patients.
  • Monitors patients’ progress and evaluates the effectiveness of prescribed treatments to modify treatment plans and diagnoses and necessary.
  • Refers patients to medical specialists or other providers as necessary.
  • Counsels patients and their families as indicated, on health related issues such as diet, sexual activity and personal hygiene and recommends interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Keeps abreast of professional trends and developments through review of professional literature and attendance at seminars and workshops.
  • Performs related professional duties as required.
  • Medicaid Treatment Planning and Discharge Planning.
  • Clinical consultation and supervision.
  • Consults with clinic staff in triaging phone calls, addressing medication problems, and requests for refills. Responds promptly to staff’s questions or requests.
  • Collects, records and maintains patient medical information such as medical histories, reports and examination results; analyzes and interprets patients’ histories, symptoms, and physical findings to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Conducts comprehensive routine physical examinations of patients to assess their growth and development and identify potential disorders.  Conducts non-routine physical examinations of patients or orders and interprets diagnostic tests to evaluate patient’s medical condition, diagnose disorders and develop treatment plans.
  • Orders and monitors appropriate laboratory tests at clinically indicated frequency
  • Monitors and reviews children/youth charts for medication/medical issues with appropriate follow-up
  • Provides medical provider review of medical records as clinically indicated, and as required by contracts or as necessitated by state or federal regulations
  • Provides crisis support for clinical emergencies as arranged
  • Provides after-hours on-call psychiatric services at frequency negotiated with the Clinic Manager, Clinic Director, and/ or the Chief Psychiatrist
  • Attends mandatory training and complies with individualized training plans if required
  • Reports high risk/problem cases and solicits consultation and help as needed
  • Attends supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor, and incorporates supervision into clinical practice and job performance
  • Completes 95% of all paperwork by the due date
  • Engages children/youth and their families in the treatment process and goal-setting
  • Identifies/provides appropriate intervention for risk factors including lethality
  • Works constructively with children/youth to reach agreed upon outcome, and coordinates care with internal and external providers
  • Maintains appropriate professional boundaries and standards
  • Provides appropriate follow-up with receiving prescriber as indicated
  • Exhibits professionalism, enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment
  • Maintains effective interpersonal relations with children/youth, peers, management, visitors, and the general public
  • Effectively responds to children/youth/family needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, and provides timely response to phone calls, pages, email and other requests
  • Works cooperatively with other community agencies as appropriate and as agreed with supervisor, participates in committees, task forces, of ANDRUS – Mental Health Division, or the community

 

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Licensed in the state of New York as an Advanced Practice Nurse at the time of employment
    • Specialty in Pediatrics and/or Family Medicine preferred
  • Board Certified at the time of employment
  • DEA, NPI, and prescriptive authority
  • Graduate from a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current Certified Advanced Practice Nurse to be knowledgeable with the treatment of children/adolescents in the community mental health system of care as well as being well versed in the principles of managed healthcare.
  • Nurse Practitioner must be knowledgeable and current with regard to psychopharmacology, medical/psychiatric interface, and evidence-based neuropsychiatric/neurobehavioral diagnosis and treatment.
  • Nurse Practitioner must be able to provide leadership and collaboration with multidisciplinary mental health team in the delivery of comprehensive and integrated clinically appropriate interventions.
  • Knowledge of documentation in electronic medical record and e-prescription writing are required
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association
Health Center Nurse (Per Diem), Yonkers, NY

The Nursing staff at our School and Residential Health Center’s on our spacious 110 acres campus in Yonkers, NY ensures the quality and safe delivery of well-rounded nursing needs form medication distribution, vaccinations, health check’s and any medical concerns that may arise in our youth residents and staff.  The nurse carries out this process in a collaborative relationship with the patient, staff and other health team members.

The schedule for this Per Diem position can be:

  • Monday through Friday, 7am to 3pm
  • Monday through Friday, 2pm to 9pm
  • Weekends for 7am to 9pm, entire shift or 7 hours.
  • School Health Center from Monday through Friday, 8:15am to 3:15pm

*****Health Center hours are every day, 7am to 9pm*****

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • New York State Registered Nurse  or LPN and current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Must have successfully passed the NCLEX-RN exam and licensed to practice in NYS for new graduates or LPN exam.  Some clinical experience with pediatric, behavioral health and school-based nursing, a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, medication administration skills, nursing clinical skills: physical/mental/emotional assessment skills to gather measurements/data, collect signs and symptoms for the health care team.
  • Experience with trauma preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing.

Compensation:  $27.00 to $40.00 per hour based on experience and credentials

Case Manager, White Plains, NY

The Case Manager provides case management and direct services to the homeless population with mental illness and to those at risk of becoming homeless. Responsibilities include ongoing evaluation and advocacy to assigned clients, leading support groups, service planning and implementation, identifying resources for clients and providing service linkage and establishing relationships with community partners.  The Case Manager reports directly to program supervisors. Two days a week are working out of a shelter in Mount Vernon, the rest of the week is in White Plains Clinic.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and ability can be acquired.  Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with children and families in a community based setting. Must be computer literate.   Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as ability to establish rapport.  Should have knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high risk populations.  Experience working with persons in crisis and ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.

Special Education Teacher's - Middle School Teacher's

The Special Education Teacher provides direct and appropriate individualized instruction based on IEP goals and objectives in the subject areas according to the New York Learning Standards and develops social skills while maintaining classroom discipline and safety.

The teacher collaborates with a multidisciplinary team that includes milieu therapists/assistants, social workers, parents and other professionals in the education and treatment of each child. The Teacher reports student progress by reviewing the IEP on a quarterly basis, completing a daily computer log, participating in quarterly Planning Conferences, and by issuing report cards.

These are for a 12 month positions for Middle School Teacher’s Special Education Teachers.  One of the two position requires both the 1st through 6th Special Education/Students with Disabilities Certification AND the 7th through 12th Special Education/Students with Disabilities Certification. 

Hours – 8:30AM-3:30PM daily, except for one day per week so designated for staff conference; 3:00PM-5:00PM.

****There is parking on campus and free lunch in the cafeteria***

Salary range is competitive based on experience and education/credential.

The qualified candidate will possess:
• New York State Certification in Special Education/Students with Disabilities for grades 1st through 6th or 7th through 12th.
• Teaching Experience Preferred
• Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following: race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.
• Must be willing and flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but are not limited to: in agency facilities, in the client’s home, in the client’s community, at the client’s school, in another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.
• Must be willing and able to participate in the supervision of all paraprofessional staff that work in the classroom.

School Psychologist Masters Level, Yonkers, NY

The Masters Level School Psychologist collaborates with all members of the treatment team, especially classroom teachers, to share test results and interpretations as they pertain to each child’s emotional, behavioral, and academic functioning with the purpose of creating an integrated treatment approach. Collaboration includes communication with families and referral sources about each child’s particular strengths, weaknesses, and needs. Participation, when needed, in the Committee on Special Education process at the Orchard School, as well as participation in the development and implementation of research projects is expected.  The School Psychologist is responsible for coordinating all aspects of psychoeducational testing and interpretation, including maintaining accurate scheduling and records, assigning and interfacing with other testers as needed, and communicating with referral sources about these matters.  The Masters Level School Psychologist will also run the school-wide progress monitoring testing, including coordination, implementation, and reporting of results.  The School Psychologist will also be responsible for classroom consultation for academic or behavioral concerns and the development and implementation of functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans. The School Psychologist will also assist in management and implementation of a school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) program in the Orchard School, including training, data management, providing incentives, budgeting, and participating on the school PBIS team.   The Masters Level School Psychologist will develop functional behavioral assessments (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) and provide supervision for teacher aides, including training in the implementation of FBAs and BIPs.

Schedule is 8:30AM-3:30PM daily, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 8:30AM-5pm on Wednesdays. This position is a 12-month full-time position.

Minimum Requirements:  Masters Level School Psychologist with Current Certification as a NY State School Psychologist.   Experience with empirically based treatment interventions, FBA/BIP development and implementation, and psychoeducational testing.  Experience with complex, co-morbid psychiatric and learning-disabled special education population.  Experience with children on the Autism Spectrum and trauma histories.  Experience with classroom-wide evidence-based treatments.  Familiarity with curriculum-based assessment.  Physical Requirements: Reach. Walk, Climb Stairs, Bend.

Life Skills Milieu Therapist, Yonkers, NY

The Life Skills Milieu Therapist (MT) is responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at Andrus. Additionally, this position also provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during all Activities of Daily Living (ADL) cottage-based activities. The Life Skills MT will be responsible to plan and implement individual and groups to teach and reinforce children’s adaptive skills and self-confidence in generalizing these adaptive skills across time, people, and settings. This position includes completing adaptive skill assessments, determining which areas are of priority need for intervention, providing effective interventions for practice around ADLs, and maintenance of adaptive skills from being dependent to independent in carrying ADLs and other independent living skills (ILS).  The Life Skills MT will utilize skills and strategies associated with the prompting hierarchy, principles of reinforcement, assessment of skills versus performance deficit, task analyses, and shaping and chaining skills.  Additionally, this position will work as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes residential staff, recreation therapists, OT, social workers, psychiatrists, and nurses.  The Life Skills MT will complete various tasks related to ADLs and will practice open communication with other staff in varying shifts (morning, school, evening, or overnight).  This position will also prioritize the need to assist with the cottage team as a Milieu Therapist and to be flexible in managing the Life Skills duties. This position will include documentation of services and programs surrounding ADLs and of tracking ADL data over time.

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with at least 2 years of experience with individuals with behavioral challenges.  Strong verbal, written, and computer skills.  Experience in working with children and pre-adolescents in a residential setting is preferred.  Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team and to cooperate while developing, implementing, and maintaining youth’s ADL skills of need.  Candidate should be well organized, practice effective time management skills, be open to continue learning and accepting feedback, and be creative and flexible.  Ability to adhere to our organization’s Core Values.  Physical Requirements:  Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, lift weights of up to 30 lbs; Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child and Able to communicate effectively with staff and to supervise youth.   Schedule is Monday through Friday, 12pm to 8pm.

Cook (Full Time), Yonkers, NY

The Cook is responsible for the preparation and serving of meals for the children & staff, keeping all food service equipment and food service areas clean and orderly, deliveries around campus as well as other tasks as assigned. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 5:00pm.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Trade school in related field is very desirable.
  • One year cooking experience.
  • Ability to speak read and understand English.
  • Capable of obtaining a Food Safety Certificate.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Physical requirements: must possess ability to stand, walk, see, hear, and lift weights up to 75 lbs.

Join our team by visiting our website at www.andrus1928.org or email your resume to our recruitment team at andrusjobs@jdam.org

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clinical Supervisor, White Plains

Social Worker with LCSW or Psychologist with PhD or Psy. D. in clinical work with a professional license in NYS with a Minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience and two (2) years functional and administrative supervision experience over staff working with children and adolescents.   Must be able to demonstrate awareness of and adherence to consistent professional boundaries within diverse settings.  Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems.   Must be computer literate and have excellent communication skills. Ability to meet session productivity standards. Access to a car for travel.  Schedule is Monday through Friday, working two evenings a week as a requirement, from 11am to 7pm.

Per Diem Psychiatrist, Peekskill, NY

Current New York State Physician License and DEA registration, plus board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry.  Experience in child and adolescent psychiatry. Excellent analytical and clinical skills to resolve complex clinical and diagnostic problems.  Strong computer skills with knowledge of EMR. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.  Ability to meet session productivity standards.  Ability to travel and possess a valid driver’s license in good standing.  Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs and Bend.   Position requires availability for at least 7 to 10 hours per week, ideally on Thursday or Friday.

Supervising Clinician, Yonkers, NY

LMHC, LCSW or PhD or Psy. D. in clinical work with a professional license in NYS with a Minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience and two (2) years functional and administrative supervision experience over staff working with children and adolescents.   Must be able to demonstrate awareness of and adherence to consistent professional boundaries within diverse settings.  Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems.   Must be computer literate and have excellent communication skills. Ability to meet session productivity standards. Access to a car for travel.  Schedule can be Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday, working two evenings a week as a requirement, from 11am to 7pm.

Teacher Aide, Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma and 5 years practical work experience or sixty (60) college credits.  Good Oral and written communication skills.  Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.   Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children. Schedule for Full Time is Monday through Friday, 7AM to 3PM, with Wednesdays designated for staff conferences from 3PM to 5PM.    Must be willing to work in the cottages all day, if needed, depending on the school schedule during Covid-19.

Special Education Teacher - 7th through 9th, Yonkers, NY

New York State Certification in Special Education for grades 7th through 12th.  Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics.   This position is for a 10 month school year and 6 week summer program.   Hours are 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, with one day per week designated for staff conferences from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Certified Teaching Assistants, Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma.  Must be Certified as a Teaching Assistant by New York State and comfortable working with emotionally troubled children.  Minimum of one (1) years of experience working with children who have emotional disabilities OR in lieu of experience must have one year of college.   Must have good oral and written communication skills, with Wednesdays designated for staff conferences from 3PM to 5PM.  Must be willing to work in the cottages all day, if needed, depending on the school schedule during Covid-19.

Substitute Teacher, Yonkers, NY

New York State Certification in General Education/Special Education/Students with Disabilities OR if without a valid certificate, those who are working towards one of those certification’s (taking college coursework) at a rate of not less than six semester hours per year.  Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics.   This position is for a 10 month school year and 6 week summer program.   Hours are 8:30 am to 3:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and Wednesday from 8:30am to 5pm for staff conferences.

Recreation Therapist, Yonkers, NY

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Therapeutic Recreation with CRTS certification preferred) with no prior related experience OR an Associate’s Degree with two (2) years of experience working with emotionally & behaviorally deregulated youth. Ability to work as a member of interdisciplinary teams, design and facilitate clinically informed Therapeutic Recreation programs (monthly activity & trip calendars), and engage youth and colleagues through motivational leadership is a must. Candidates should be well organized, practice effective time-management, and be open to continued learning and feedback. Candidates should have strong oral, written, and computer skills.  Experience with OR willingness to receiving training in the following areas are a plus: Ropes Challenge Course facilitation/ Experiential Education, Lifeguarding, NYPUM youth dirt biking, vocational programming, animal-assisted interventions, music production, sports coaching, and other programmatic areas of Therapeutic Recreation. This position will also require intervening to support youth at necessary during times of emotional crisis. Must have physical capability to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified. Driver’s License in good standing is required as this position includes transporting children on recreation trips in the surrounding communities using agency vehicles. The work Schedule is Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday, 12pm-8pm. Some hourly flexibility for additional training and program preparation will be necessary.

Per Diem Lifeguard, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is looking for a Per Diem Lifeguard.  The Lifeguard is responsibilities include testing pool chemistry, supervising swim activities in accordance with American Red Cross standards, enforcing pool rules, keeping pool area clean and orderly, and reporting incidents as necessary.

The Per Diem schedule is flexible with primary needs of Saturdays and Sundays 1-5pm with opportunities for some week days 3:30-8pm.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma/GED with some experience in working with emotionally / behaviorally challenged youth and/or youth on the Autism Spectrum.
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard & CPR/AED Certification.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have physical capacity to intervene in the event of an aquatics emergency as well as conduct first aid as necessary.
  • Experience working with children preferable.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children in a pool environment.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Residential Direct Care Youth Worker's (Full Time and Per Diem), Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker is responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at Andrus. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during all cottage-based activities. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker is responsible to plan and implement individual and group initiatives to build children’s skills and self-esteem. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker ensures that the basic needs of children are met, and that the cottage is maintained in a safe, orderly, predictable, therapeutic, structured and clean condition. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker works as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes recreation therapists, teachers, social workers and other professionals.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma or sixty (60) college credits with a minimum of 5 years practical work experience.
  • Good Oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.
  • Experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting and/or with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children.
  • Must be able to work afternoons into evenings during the weekdays and a double shift on Saturday or Sunday.
  • Physical requirements:
    • lift
    • reach
    • walk
    • climb stairs
    • bend

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume via email to: andrusjobs@jdam.org. ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Overnight Residential Direct Care Youth Workers (Full Time and Per Diem), Yonkers, NY

The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker is responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at Andrus. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during all cottage-based activities. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker is responsible to plan and implement individual and group initiatives to build children’s skills and self-esteem. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker ensures that the basic needs of children are met, and that the cottage is maintained in a safe, orderly, predictable, therapeutic, structured and clean condition. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker works as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes recreation therapists, teachers, social workers and other professionals.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma or sixty (60) college credits with a minimum of 5 years practical work experience.
  • Good Oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.
  • Experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting and/or with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children.
  • Must be able to work afternoons into evenings during the weekdays and a double shift on Saturday or Sunday.
  • Physical requirements:
    • lift
    • reach
    • walk
    • climb stairs
    • bend

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume via email to: andrusjobs@jdam.org. ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Recreational Therapist

The Recreation Therapist is responsible for planning, monitoring and improving the therapeutic recreation services delivered to the children in the cottage. The Recreation Therapist is responsible for coordinating the recreation activities provided by all fulltime and per diem staff who work in the cottage, as well as providing direct service in group and individual activities with residents. The Recreation Therapist is responsible to assess the individual needs of each resident in the cottage, to assess the group dynamics and group needs of all the children in the cottage, and to ensure the delivery of safe, structured, enriching and individualized activity programs for each child and for the group as a whole.

 ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma w/5 years relevant experience with emotionally and behaviorally dysregulated children/adolescents or
  • Associate’s Degree w/3 years relevant experience with emotionally and behaviorally dysregulated children/adolescents or
  • Bachelor’s Degree w/3 years relevant experience with emotionally and behaviorally dysregulated children/adolescents.
  • The qualified candidate must have the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • The ability to design and facilitate a clinically informed therapeutic recreational program including monthly activities & trip calendars and the ability to engage youth and colleagues through motivational leadership.
  • Candidates should be organized, practice effective time-management, and be open to continued learning and feedback.
  • Candidates should have strong oral, written, and computer skills.
  • Experience with or willingness to receiving training in the following areas: TCI, ropes challenge course facilitation, experiential education, lifeguarding, NYPUM youth dirt biking, vocational programming, animal-assisted interventions, music production, sports coaching, and other programmatic areas of Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Must be willing to participate in physical interventions during times of emotional crisis.
  • Must have physical capability to restrain or assist in restraint of a child
  • Must have a driver’s license in good standing.

 JOB RELATED DUTIES

 Craft and deliver programming based on individual needs

  • Coordinate and facilitate community based programming
  • Document children’s progress based on programming observations
  • Contribute to proactive and responsive treatment meetings (TPCs, discharge, achiever, red flag, green flag, etc.)
  • Planning and implementing large and small group programs and trips to meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive developmental needs of residents
  • Monitor and manage recreation supply inventories
  • Planning special events with other team members
  • Working effectively on interdisciplinary teams
  • Participate in training in special program areas
  • Other special projects or assignments designated by direct supervisor to support children and programming

 WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 40 hours per week Sunday -Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday, 12pm-8pm. Some hourly flexibility for additional training and program preparation will be necessary.
  1. Reach
  2. Walk
  3. Climb Stairs
  4. Bend
  5. Visual acuity (with correction as needed)
  6. Auditory acuity (with correction as needed)
Curriculum Coordinator

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

SUMMARY:

The Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the delivery of curriculum at the Orchard School which includes the curriculum, instruction and assessment Reading, Writing and English Literature.  The Curriculum Coordinator supervises the ELA & Math Coordinators. The Curriculum Coordinator is responsible to coordinate all testing for the school. Support teachers and the Math/ELA coordinators to formulate and implement corrective actions for students struggling to stay on grade level or children above grade level. The Curriculum Coordinator provides 1:1 or small group instruction to students who can benefit from intense intervention. Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for finding resources/tools/creative ways and necessary training to staff to support the students with their academic goals. The Curriculum Coordinator also serves as a CSE Chairperson.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Master’s in Social Work, or other related Master’s Degree (Required)
  • Dual Certification in Special Education and Literacy preferred
  • Has a minimum of 5 years of experience in special needs students (required)
  • Proficiency in teaching English Literature, Reading and Writing
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience supervising in an educational setting (required)
  • Experience as a testing coordinator (required)
  • Experience with curriculum-based assessment
  • High level of personal organization and integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of Emotional Intelligence
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Generally, 8:00 am – 4 pm weekdays but hours are required to be flexible based on program needs. Works the school calendar.

Physical Requirements:

  • Reach
  • Walk
  • Climb Stairs
  • Bend
  • Visual acuity (with correction as needed)
  • Auditory acuity (with correction as needed)

Responsible for Curriculum Compliance

  • Supervises the ELA and Math Coordinators
  • Collaborates with all members of the team to plan for and address student’s educational needs.
  • Provides mentorship/administration and support to teachers and teaching assistants in their professional development including ongoing supervision, training and supervision.
  • Ensures Educational services are well aligned with trends in the field to maintain optimal viability.
  • Establishes and maintains contact with school districts through periodic updates.
  • Ensures all documentation are completed times, accurately and in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Serves as the CSE Chairperson & Testing Coordinator
  • Serves as a member of the CSE when the team needs clarification

–     NYS Exams: ELA, Math, Science, Regents, Labs

–     Communication with Office of State Assessment, Districts, Families, Faculty, Staff,  Administrators, Data Service Coordinator etc.

–     Attend CIO meetings

–     Submit applications, requests, etc. on time

–     Identify Proctors, train staff to proctor exams,

–     Receive/pick up exams, review them, and distribute to proctors for exam

–     Scoring & submission of all exams

–     Coordinate Alternate Assessment

Assures that teachers have mastered the ability to teach ELA

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations.

ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.