New York, NY
The Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Program at Housing Works is a unique community based health care program that provides comprehensive nursing, social work, nutrition, mental health and substance use services to individuals living with chronic illnesses including HIV, behavioral health conditions, diabetes, hypertension and others. Housing Works is seeking a Licensed Master Social Worker/Case Manager (Bilingual Spanish) to provide mental health/substance use/supportive counseling, crisis interventions, and case management services to clients of the Adult Day Health Care Program, located in Manhattan.
This is a unique opportunity for a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) who is focused on humanistic community mental health and harm reduction model. With the support of the Director of Clinical Services, Clinical Supervisor and interdisciplinary team of professionals, the Licensed Master Social Worker will help achieve improved health outcomes for our client population. The ideal candidate will be familiar with evidence based interventions and comfortable using data to guide practice. NYS Licensed Master Social Worker required. Bilingual Spanish required.
Manages a case load of 30 – 40 active clients, not inclusive of staff coverage
Provides mental health/case management services including but not limited to: monthly progress summaries, quarterly assessments, quarterly care planning, counseling, outreach, case conferences, advocacy, referrals (on-site & off-site) and discharge planning
Completes initial assessment (4A/4B) and quarterly reassessments on all assigned clients in a timely manner in order to develop individualized treatment goals for each client
Establishes treatment goals and objectives with clients as part of the interdisciplinary team
Ensure timely submission of clinical documentations to managed care organizations for uninterrupted services
Facilitates up to 6 groups per week, not inclusive of staff coverage
Attends all trainings, supervisions, staff meetings, care planning sessions, and daily morning rounds
Provides crisis intervention services and, if necessary, refers clients for psychiatric evaluations and other emergency services
Coordinates the provision of multidisciplinary services as outlined in interdisciplinary care plan
Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor/Director of Clinical Services or Vice President of Operations
Supports and participates in advocacy efforts to end the twin crises of homelessness and AIDS
Master Social Worker licensed by the State of New York required
Bilingual Spanish required
More than 2 years of experience working with individuals or families who live with mental illness, substance use, homelessness or HIV/AIDS
Previous experience in Evidence Based Group Interventions preferred but not required
Independent, critical and strategic thinker highly preferred
Ability to use data to inform clinical decision making
Ability to apply population health and Continuous Quality Improvement principles to work
Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual Spanish required.
Minimum Education Required