Clinical Social Worker / Behavioral Health Clinician Part Time or Full Time
Jewish Association Serving the Aging
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Post Date: Oct 10, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 annually
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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General Responsibilities

The Clinical Social Worker will deliver services to address the behavioral health needs of older New Yorkers in the Bronx under the auspices of JASA’s Geriatric Mental Health Outpatient Treatment Program, licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide evidence-based mental health interventions to individuals, families, and groups, in-person and remotely
Administer mental health screening tools
Develop, implement, monitor and document treatment plans
Provide appropriate information and referrals to clients and collaterals
Complete required case records, reports and statistics within mandated timeframes, utilizing electronic systems (EHR, funders’ systems, Google Docs and Sheets, Microsoft Excel, etc.)
Maintain cooperative relationships with public and voluntary agencies, programs, services and facilities
Participate actively in regular individual and group clinical supervision, including interdisciplinary team conferences
Participate in staff meetings, program planning, trainings, conferences
Represent the agency at events and meetings as needed
Ensure all services meet regulatory requirements
May be required to provide services in the home of program participants as medically necessary
Perform other duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities

Satellite Locations

In addition to its main location, JASA’s mental health outpatient treatment program offers co-located mental health clinical services onsite in select Bronx-based older adult centers. In addition to the Primary Responsibilities described above, if assigned to work in such satellite sites, the Clinical Social Worker will utilize outreach strategies to engage older adults in mental health services and provide case consultations and psychoeducation to senior center staff members. This individual demonstrates the ability to operate well in a host environment.

Bilingual Services

To meet the needs of the large number of individuals seeking services with JASA’s Geriatric Mental Health outpatient treatment program who are non-English mono-lingual Spanish-speaking, the Clinical Social Worker may be required to conduct the Primary Responsibilities described above in Spanish.

Extended Hours

Clinical Social Worker may be required on a rotating basis to carry a company cell phone during evenings, weekends, and holidays, and be available to respond to a crisis, either spending time on the telephone, or assisting the client in person.

Possession of a New York State LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LCAT, LMFT, Clinical Psychology, or similar
At least two years working in a mental health setting or with an older adult population or similar - preferred
Desire and ability to work collaboratively and engage in quality improvement activities as part of a committed, integrated team
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JASA offers a comprehensive benefits package to its full-time and regular part-time employees. This includes major medical, dental, and life insurance; plus pension; 403b tax-deferred savings plan; flexible spending account; pre-tax transit; and a generous leave policy.

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