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Social Worker - HIV Treatment and Prevention in Primary Care Setting

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Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center


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The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC) is a unique, New York City-based program that delivers comprehensive, integrated medical and mental health services and prevention education to young people aged 13-24. We are the largest center of its kind in the United States providing confidential, quality health care, mental health and support services to underserved and at-risk youth, regardless of their ability to pay. At the MSAHC, young people can find a wide range of services specially designed for their needs, including: primary health care, sexual and reproductive health, counseling, support, mental health and family therapy, comprehensive psychological testing, optical services, legal services, nutrition, fitness, and wellness programs.



DESCRIPTION:

Provide social work services to high-risk adolescents who are HIV positive and who are high risk for contracting HIV, and their families at AHC in the context of a team approach-Project IMPACT. The social worker will provide intense Medical case management, crisis intervention, short-term and ongoing individual, family, and group supportive counseling services, as part of an inter-disciplinary supportive case management and medical team. Social worker will also participate in developing strategies to recruit and retain adolescents who are at high risk for HIV and those who are HIV positive in care.


REQUIREMENTS:


·      Experience and strong interest in working with HIV positive and High Risk adolescents required.

·      Excellent organizational and documentation skills.

·      Excellent collaborative and clinical skills.

·      Experience in individual and  group work.

·      Experience identifying and collaborating with external resources (e.g. housing, public assistance, insurance, schools) and other specific services relating to HIV positive and High Risk young adults required.

·      Bilingual (Spanish‑English) preferred.

·      Ability to be flexible and use non-traditional approaches in working with young adults who are initially difficult to engage in consistent medical and supportive mental health services.

·      Experience in Working with AIRS data base preferred.

·      Experience in developing and working with comprehensive treatment plan.

·      Experience in assessing client’s needs in relationship to health and other bio-psychosocial functioning and establish priorities accordingly.

·      LMSW required



The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC) is a unique, New York City-based program that delivers comprehensive, integrated medical and mental health services and prevention education to young people aged 13-24. We are the largest…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual (Spanish‑English) preferred

Bilingual (Spanish‑English) preferred

Location

320 East 94th Street, Second Floor, New York, NY 10128

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume at michael.nembhard@mountsinai.org with the subject:

Social Worker HIV

Please send cover letter and resume at michael.nembhard@mountsinai.org with the subject:

Social Worker HIV

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