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Full-Time Employment

Full-Time Employment

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the SCYAP team. The following full-time job opportunities are currently available. Please contact Angel Roddy at aroddy@scyap.com for more information on full-time positions at SCYAP:


CLINICAL UTILIZATION REVIEW SPECIALIST

THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE/COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES

STATE OFFICE (COLUMBIA, SC)

South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is seeking a full-time experienced clinician for the Utilization Review department to ensure children and families in Therapeutic Foster Care obtain behavioral health services. Staff in this department are responsible for development of clinical documentation and justification for services through collaboration with interdisciplinary treatment teams.  Position will be office-based, located in Columbia, SC and offer competitive pay and excellent benefit package. Individual supervision and free group supervision is accessible for those interested in pursuing a LISW.  Please send resumes to Angel Roddy ataroddy@scyap.com – no phone calls please. Please put position title in the subject line.  Must meet minimum licensure requirement to be considered.

    

Position Requirements

  • Professional licensure in South Carolina as an LMSW, LISW, LPC, or LMFT (or eligibility for licensure in the next 6 weeks)

  • Experience in child welfare, youth services or mental health

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced office environment with a team of professionals

  • Excellent clinical judgment with willingness and desire to work collaboratively with treatment team

  • High energy, motivated individuals with strong work ethic and ability to work independently

  • Advanced oral and written communication skill

  • Experience in treatment planning and review


PRACTICE ADMINISTRATOR – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINIC/THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE
STATE OFFICE (COLUMBIA,SC)
 
Full-time position will report to the Director of Community-Based Services or his designee in the Columbia, SC Office. South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is seeking a dynamic, personable, and self-motivated individual to work with a team that works directly with children with special needs and their families. Must possess strong organizational, customer service, and people management skills. Responsible for the operations and administration of a behavioral clinic and office space. Ensure that the office runs smoothly by coordinating office staff schedules and service delivery. Demonstrates the ability to relate well to patients, clinicians, employees, and other professionals, and has proficiency in word processing skills and has manual dexterity for operating computers and office machines. Must have the ability to handle confidential issues and data with discretion, as the position will handle patient file information and track clinical and billing documentation and data during the patient’s tenure.  
 
  • Minimum of an associate's degree; bachelor’s or master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in healthcare or child welfare administration; experience in a hospital/medical office preferred
  • Desire to work in fast-paced office and community environment with a team of professionals, as well as with children and families
  • High energy, motivated individual with strong work ethic and ability to work both independently and interactively with others
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Salary/benefits; pay dependent on experience and education
 
Please send resumes to Angel Roddy (aroddy@scyap.com). Please put position title in the subject line, and only respond if you meet the minimum education and experience requirements. No phone calls please.



Advanced Nurse Practitioner


South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is seeking a full-time or part-time Advanced Nurse Practitioner to work in collaboration with the Clinical Director and our Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to expand our outpatient mental health services. We serve at-risk and vulnerable children and adolescents. The candidate would be responsible developing and implementing individualized treatment plans; collaborating with interdisciplinary treatment teams, and providing ongoing medication management with a therapeutic approach. Must be highly motivated and share our practice philosophy of providing compassionate, comprehensive, and evidenced based care to the children we serve. Position will be located in Columbia, SC to serve clients in the Midlands area, and offers flexible hours and competitive pay.

Please put position title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Position Requirements

  • Nursing license and official recognition by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Experience diagnosing and treating children and adolescent
  • Excellent clinical judgment with willingness and desire to work collaboratively with treatment team
  • Able to work independently and think critically
  • A passion for making a difference in the life of a child

 

Mental Health Clinician

Family Services Clinic (Columbia, SC and Florence, SC)

South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is seeking two (2) qualified full-time clinicians to work with children and families in an outpatient setting. The clinicians will conduct diagnostic assessments and provide psychotherapy to at-risk children and adolescents with high rates of trauma, emotional dysregulation, and behavioral problems. The clinicians will be responsible for developing clinical documentation and recommendations for behavioral health services, collaborating and consulting with interdisciplinary treatment teams, and communicating consistently and efficiently to ensure clients’ continuity of care. Positions will be based in the SCYAP Family Services Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic, one position located in Columbia, SC to serve clients in the Midlands area, and the other position located in Florence,S C to serve clients in the Pee Dee area.  The positions offer competitive pay and an excellent benefit package. Please put position title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Position Requirements

  • Professional licensure as an LPC, LMSW, LISW, or LMFT

  • Experience in mental health providing therapy and diagnostic assessment  required
  • Experience working with child welfare, juvenile justice, and/or trauma treatment preferred

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced office environment with a team of professionals

  • Positive attitude and dedication to working with at-risk population

  • Excellent clinical judgement with willingness and desire to work collaboratively with treatment team

  • High energy, motivated individuals with strong work ethic and ability to work independently

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills

 

For immediate consideration, please mail, fax or e-mail resume to:

South Carolina Youth Advocate Program

140 Stoneridge Drive,Suite 350

Columbia, SC 29210

Attn: Human Resources Department

Fax:  (803) 779-8494

E-mail: aroddy@scyap.com

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/D/V

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We are always looking for qualified individuals who are interested in part-time employment through our Community-Based Services programs. To find out more about part-time employment opportunities at SCYAP click here.

 

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