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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Walker is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We are always looking for energetic and qualified applicants for several mission-critical positions. Below, please see a listing of current available opportunities. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to HR@walkercares.org.

Needham Campus       

 Revenue Billing Specialist

Summary of Position: Responsible for the timely and accurate production and distribution of invoices and claims, ensuring that all money due to Walker is collected promptly.  Position works closely with Walker program managers and other departments to capture relevant information for proper revenue recognition.

Requirements: 2 – 3 years of experience with accounting and billing (preferably 3rd party billing and state funding agencies, accounting software (Microsoft SL preferred), basic accounting skills (journal entries, account reconciliation), absolute attention to detail, ability to independently analyze problems and implement solutions, and excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

 

Milieu Specialist

Summary of Position: Act as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team in a residential-educational program for children with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties.  Focus on social, recreational, and behavioral needs of children. Ensure that the physical and emotional needs of children are being met on a daily basis. Committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment. Have the ability to be a team leader and communicate effectively with teammates.  Assist in overseeing a group of three classrooms with up to twenty-seven children, including creating conducive classroom environments by being a leader in crisis management and behavioral support.  

Requirements: Associate’s degree or equivalent experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills. At least two years of prior experience working with children with complex social, emotional and behavioral challenges. The Milieu Specialist must have the ability to work and stand for longer periods of time.  In addition, the job requires energy, stamina, and may require bending, stooping, stretching and lifting.  The Milieu Specialist position requires the ability to perform therapeutic physical intervention as needed.

   

Registered Nurse

Summary of Position:  Program Nurse will be responsible for both routine and emergency medical services in Intensive Residential Program. Committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: RN with current Massachusetts license and MAP trained. Nursing experience working in a mental health, pediatrics or related setting. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively. Ability to work in fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple responsibilities. Must understand child development, and the impact of emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities. Must understand issues of confidentiality. Must be receptive to supervision and professional development. Must be able to move freely throughout the Needham Campus.  Must be able to respond to emergencies quickly and safely.

 

Special Education Teacher

Summary of position: Teach in a self-contained classroom of 9 children with emotional, learning, and behavioral disabilities.  Develop and coordinate the academic, behavioral, and social curriculum in the classroom with the support of Educational Leadership Team.  Supervise the assistant teachers of the classroom and lead the classroom team (two assistant teachers) in the overall functioning of the classroom.  Write IEPs and reports, and present at student-focused meetings with the support of the classroom supervisor.  Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams (clinicians, supervisors, specialists, residential team members) around programming for students. Committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: Bachelors Degree with Massachusetts licensure in special education. Experience teaching children with emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities.  Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively. Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely. Ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment. Must understand child development, and the impact of emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities. Must understand issues of confidentiality. Must be receptive to supervision and professional development. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time. Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina.  Job requires the ability to perform therapeutic physical intervention as needed.

 

Facilities Worker

Summary of Position: To assist the plant manager in the overall maintenance, upkeep and improvement campus buildings.  Must be committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment. 

Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. General maintenance and trade skills, including experience in carpentry and familiarity or ability to operate some power equipment (lawn tractors, snowplows, etc.). Driver’s license required. Abilitiy to work in educational/residential enviornement, patience.  Ability to move without restrictions throughout the campus. Ability to lift and move heavy equipment. Ability to engage in physical tasks, such as painting, shoveling, etc.; Ability to lift 85 pounds from the ground.           

 

Residential Child Care Worker (Multiple Shifts)

Summary of Position: Child Care Workers act as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team in a residential and school program for children with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties. Focus on social, recreational, and behavioral needs of children. Child Care Workers ensure that the physical and emotional needs of children are being met on a daily basis. Committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment. Must have valid U.S. driver’s license and ability to transport children into the community. Positions available at a variety of professional levels; Shifts available evenings and weekends. Compensation is commensurate with related experience and education.

Requirements:  Relevant experience or Associate’s Degree; Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferred. Must be committed to family driven and culturally competent care and strength based treatment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

 

Walker Community Counseling

Licensed Outpatient Clinician Fee-For-Service

Summary of position: Provide a variety of clinical services, including individual, group, and family therapy. Clinical services will be provided across various locations including by not limited to: outpatient clinic, schools, and pediatric/primary care offices. Responsible for ongoing assessment, treatment planning, implementation of interventions, case management, and development of all treatment documents within specified timeframes and discharge planning. Ability to be flexible, work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, and the ability to respond to crisis as needed.

Requirements: Prior experience in outpatient treatment. Master’s Degree and Independent Licensure: LICSW, LMFT, or LMHC

 

 School Based Clinician: Lexington, MA 

Summary of Position: School-Based Clinician to provide individual therapy to students at a Technical High School located in Lexington, MA for three days a week. Responsible for ongoing assessment, treatment planning, implementation of interventions, case management, and development of all treatment documents within specified timeframes and discharge planning. Ability to be flexible, work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, and the ability to respond to crisis as needed. Must be committed to child centered, family focused, culturally competent care using Walker supported Evidence Based Practices

Requirements: Candidate must possess a Master's degree in a relevant discipline such as: Psychology, Counseling Psychology or Social Work.  Independent Licensure Required: LICSW, LMFT, or LMHC. Experience working with adolescents and school systems preferred. Proficiency in use of computer systems for clinical information management. Excellent oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated ability to produce written reports in a timely manner. Ability to meet deadlines and follow through with multiple projects simultaneously.

 

 

Watertown Campus / Beacon High School

 Speech/Language Therapist 

Summary of Position: To provide direct therapy services to students with language development impairments and social communication deficits, consultation to teachers, parents and other professionals, and diagnostic services. Committed to student-centered, family-focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: M.A. in Speech/Language Pathology; C.C.C. (ASHA certification); and DESE licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Experience working with children with mental health, emotional, and learning disabilities. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively.  Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely.  Ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment.  Must understand child and adolescent development, and the impact of mental health, emotional, and learning disabilities. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time.  Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina.

 

 Occupational Therapist  

Summary of position: To provide direct therapy services to students with OT development impairments, consultation to teachers, parents and other professionals, and diagnostic services. Committed to student-centered, family-focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: B.A. in Occupational Therapy; Occupational Therapy Certification. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively.  Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely.  Ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment.  Must understand child and adolescent development, and the impact of emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities.  Must understand issues of confidentiality.  Must be receptive to supervision and professional development. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time.  Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina. 

 

Walker Partnerships

Clinician 

Summary of Position: The Clinician is responsible for providing therapeutic support to students and their families, providing case management services, and providing consultation to associated school personnel.

Requirements: Masters Degree, Masters Degree with a LICSW perferred. Minimum of five years post graduate experience working with emotionally and behaviorally disordered youth. Prior experience working in a therapeutic milieu. Prior experience in parent support and treatment. Crisis intervention knowledge preferred. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively.  Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely.  Ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment.  Must understand child development, and the impact of emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities.  Must understand issues of confidentiality.  Must be receptive to supervision and professional development. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time.  Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina.