Licensed Master Social Worker / Case Manager (Bilingual Spanish)


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

03/29/2018

Address

New York, NY
New York
United States

Description

Overview

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.


Responsibilities

 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


Qualifications

 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.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply


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