Clinical Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/29/2018

Address

Bronx
New York
United States

Description

  

Bronxworks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 34 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

The Brook Supportive Housing Program has multiple opportunities for Clinical Coordinators to join an established clinical team. The Brook permanently houses 120 special needs tenants, the majority are formerly street homeless and have serious mental illness, chronic illness (including HIV/AIDS) and substance abuse challenges. Clinical Coordinators provide psychosocial support, medication monitoring, financial management assistance and supportive case management services to single adults in a community environment.  

Ideal candidate is able to demonstrate ability to work in partnership with clients from a strengths-based perspective, overcoming stigma, and navigating complex systems. Additionally, ideal candidate can adapt to an active environment, is exceptional with time management, has strong writing and communications skills, exhibits excellent attention to detail and remains a team player. Opportunities for group work are also available.

The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for providing programmatic and oversight support to the Program Director which includes supervising a team of social workers and case managers. The Clinical Coordinator is deeply involved in providing direct services to 120 special needs and formerly homeless individuals, that have serious mental illness, chronic illness (including HIV/AIDS) and substance abuse challenges. The Clinical Coordinator will provide clinical supervision to social work staff, contribute to the continued improvement and excellence of the program. Resumes and cover letters should be emailed to: Barbara Miliano, Program Director, at bmiliano@bronxworks.org Opens a New Window. and CC’d to Andrew Lin, at llin@bronxworks.org Opens a New Window. . Include Cooper Gardens Clinical Coordinator in the subject line.

  Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct services to clients
  • Maintain case records and statistics for program with the goal of analyzing trends and improving service delivery
  •   Assist the program director in recruiting and training direct service staff
  • Administer personnel policies and procedures under the guidance of the program director
  • Hold monthly supervision meetings with staff
  • Ensure all programs meet contractual goals and reporting requirements
  • Submit internal progress reports on a monthly basis, or more frequently as required
  • Monitor staff performance, including performing case reviews and structured observations
  • Participate in, and encourage staff to become involved in agency events
  • Act as liaison with the community, including the area community district and board
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide timely services to the resident that are consistent with those recommended and described in the HRA-approved applications, service plans and reviews.
  • Develop service plan reviews with the consumer that contain relevant and measurable goals and objectives, including the resident's expressed goals, based upon strengths, problems, and needs.
  • Complete reviews that contain recommended services and/or service interventions and frequency of each service or service intervention.
  • Demonstrate collaboration with the resident in the service plan review process.
  • Complete service plan reviews within the required time frames.
  • Demonstrate in contact notes that services and interventions are related to the goals of the service plan reviews, and indicate the resident's progress toward the stated goals.
  • Document changes in recommended care or services in the service plan reviews and other case records.
  • Coordinate services with the resident's treatment and other service providers and make referrals to additional services for the consumer when necessary.
  • Maintain information on all current psychotropic medications prescribed to the resident.
  • Actively engage the resident who is absent or stops participating in services by conducting appropriate outreach to maintain continuity of services. 
  • Conduct at least 1 face-to-face contact per month per client or more if required by service plan
  • Provide Clinical and administrative Supervision to Social Work staff
  • Act as Liaison with medical clinic staff on and off-site
  • Coordinate clinical services for tenants including discharge planning and hospitalizations in collaboration with Team Leaders
  • Provide clinical leadership and collaborate with the Program Director to ensure program compliance with DOHMH and HRA contracts
  • Hold monthly clinical supervision/trainings with staff supervised 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to represent the agency at functions and meetings
  • Ability to collect and analyze client demographics and outcomes
  • Excellent organizational, teambuilding, and leadership skills
  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work

  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.

Benefits

Additional Details:

  • BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.
  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paidTwo tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems 

Additionally, BronxWorks Offers 

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar
  • ccess to some scholarship opportunities 
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees 


BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory.  

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Apply for CLINICAL COORDINATOR using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1b568ba3-8b35-4407-aa58-c406cde8fb17&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=47229&lang=en_US&source=CC4


Share:

Share: