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YesCare Corp Behavioral Health Director in Newark, New Jersey

Experience & Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology or a related field required.

  • Doctorate in Psychology or related field from an accredited college or university preferred.

  • Licensed (or license eligible with application pending) to practice psychology in the State of New Jersey where services are being delivered.

  • Satisfactory background investigation report.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.


Position: Full-Time

Shift: Day

Hours: 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health Director with YesCare at Essex County Juvenile located in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Acts as point of contact for administrative staff for discussion of treatment programs and problem resolution as needed.

  • Coordinates development and revision of policies and procedures for the identification, assessment and provision of required clinical services for inmates.

  • Supervises the planning, development and implementation of treatment programs contracted toYesCare.

  • Provides clinical supervision to staff of Mental Health Services.

  • Monitors efforts of Mental Health Services to ensure clinical services are being provided in a timely, professional manner. Ensures treatment programs contracted are integrated and appropriately staffed.

  • Provides administrative support to psychiatric staff. Assists coordinators in recruitment and selection of clinical staff.

  • Coordinates facility mental health Quality Improvement Program.


YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

About YesCare Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with YesCare, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a YesCare professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

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ID 2024-19018

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark

Category Clinical & Operations Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 92005