Clinical Social Worker
University Settlement Society of NY

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Post Date: Oct 15, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Low to mid 50s
Location: US - New York - New York
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As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.

University Settlement’s Mental Health Services offers high- quality therapy and treatment plans from culturally sensitive professionals and helps families avert the pain and grief that mental illness can bring. The Clinical Social Worker will provide therapy to an ethnically and culturally diverse population on site and at home or community-based organizations.

•        Provide therapy including behavior modification
•        Conduct pre-admission screenings
•        Implement case management treatment plans
•        Maintain reports, administrative and clinical records in accordance with OMH/DOH&MH standards
•        Facilitate intra/inter agency referrals as necessary
•        Advocate for patients with other community-based organizations and governmental agencies
•        Obtain and monitor managed care authorizations
•        Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, training seminars and individual supervisory meetings
•        Learn and utilize computerized treatment and billing programs
•        Other duties deemed necessary by the supervisor
•        Demonstrated ability to engage new and resistive mental health clients
•        Capacity to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team

Must Haves:
•        You are proficient in Spanish or Chinese
•        LMSW, LCSW, or LMHC; Master’s in social work; SIFI is a huge plus
•        You have 2+ years of clinical experience in a mental health setting
•        You have 5+ years working with and treating families and children
•        Experience with time limited treatment approaches
•        You love working with people and are a relationship builder
•        You are organized and passionate about accuracy
•        You meet deadlines on time, all the time

Why you should join our team:
•        You’ll be part of mission driven organizations that empower NYC residents of all ages
•        20 days of vacation
•        Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
•        Commuter Benefits
•        403b retirement plan with up to 6% match
•        And more

Contact Details
Name: Jessica Yeoun
Address: 121 Avenue of the Americas
Ph: 2124530242