Clinical Coordinator - Fort Washington Men's Shelter
Project Renewal

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Post Date: Nov 15, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $65,000-$70,000 per year
Location: US - New York - New York City
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Title: Clinical Coordinator
Program: Fort Washington On-Site Rehabilitation Program
Salary: $65,000 - $70,000

Program Description:
The Fort Washington Men’s Shelter is a 200 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless men diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance. Additionally, an on-site medical, psychiatric and dental clinic operates Monday through Friday. The On Site Rehabilitation Services consists of two approaches-Team PRIDE and Team STEPS. These programs provide assessment and case management services targeted to reduce the length of stay in the shelter and facilitate the transition to community based housing. With a focus on housing placement, individual and group counseling is used to assist clients in enhancing their adult living skills, and connecting to community based healthcare, mental health and substance abuse services.

Overall Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Shelter Director, with wide latitude for independent action and decision making, the Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination and delivery of services to clients assigned to the on-site rehabilitation program. The Clinical Coordinator works collaboratively with the Shelter Clinical Director to ensure the on-site rehabilitation staff provides high quality case management and housing placement services to clients. In addition, the Clinical Coordinator directs staff in providing assessment, counseling and referral services to the clients participating in the Team PRIDE and Team STEPS initiatives, ensuring the needs of clients are being met and program objectives are being achieved.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Clinical Coordinator include but are not limited to the following activities:

    Day to day Supervision of programming and service delivery to approximately 130-135 clients;
    Provide clinical and task supervision to a staff of (7) case managers (2) peer counselors (1) housing specialist (1) senior case manager
    Review and sign-off on documentation completed by the case management team and monitor appropriateness of the standards of care;
    Oversees the data in the DHS CARES system, ensuring that the data is current and that case notes, ILP’s and referrals are being provided by the staff.
    Provides guidance and direction to ( 2) peer counselors ensuring post placement follow –ups are conducted
    Provides guidance and direction to Housing Specialist ensuring 2010e packages are being generated to LEVEL 2 providers
    Conducts Case Conferences with clients and Case Managers on a regular basis
    Maintain program statistical data for DHMH and DHS
    Coordinates the Money Management Program exercising fiduciary responsibilities for the clients to ensure savings goals are being achieved and funds are being spent responsibly by the clients
    Provides leadership during crisis/trains staff in protocols to be followed in clinical emergencies
      Attends and participates in weekly shelter meetings on clients and housing placements, in consultation with the Director, plan and implement QA activities
    Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director

Continued Qualifications:
    Knowledge of case management software and proficiency in Micro Soft Office Suite, especially EXCEL and Word.

    A minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience following receipt of the Masters; two of the four years must include administrative and/or clinical supervisory experience. Experience working with homeless individuals with a serious mental illness and/ or substance use disorders is essential.
    A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in human services.

All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19

    **Available on call for emergencies on a 24X7X365 basis, especially after regular work hours and on weekends.

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