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Lead Clinician - Bilingual Spanish

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MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include:

  • Represents Lutheran Social Services of New York’s mission, values and ethics; upholds agency Code of Conduct; and ensures adherence to agency policy and procedures by clinical staff.
  • Provides supervision and support to clinicians via individual sessions, staff meetings and in-house trainings.
  • Monitors staff fulfillment of assignments.
  • Approves time-cards of clinical staff and addresses any changes in clinical staff schedules.
  • Performs initial intake and assessment for safety and trafficking concerns within 48 hours of each young person’s arrival.
  • Provides weekly individual counseling to young persons and ongoing crisis intervention.
  • Provides mental health referrals as needed.
  • Develops group counseling as appropriate.
  • Participates in weekly team meetings to provide mental health and educational updates.
  • Regularly assesses the safety and well-being of all young persons.
  • Ensures quality and excellence in service provision.
  • Participates in required LSSNY trainings.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations, as well as funder’s requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISES:

  • Social Work Interns
  • Clinicians

EDUCATION

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited university and LMSW or LCSW; OR
  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement.
  • Must be licensed to provide clinical services in the State of New York.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 2 years’ post-masters experience providing direct services to immigrant young persons.
  • Must have supervisory experience.
  • Knowledgeable about psychotropic medications and familiar with medication risks and side effects
  • Strong mental health background; highly knowledgeable about mental health diagnoses

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Excellent speaking, listening and writing skills
  • Ability to establish a systematic course of action to accomplish specific objectives, determine priorities and allocate time and resources effectively
  • Ability to develop and manage social work interns
  • Ability to effectively meet and communicate face-to-face with Program stakeholders
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong interest in working with immigrant young persons
  • Strong clinical, communication and presentation skills, including the ability to facilitate trainings
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience and facility with Microsoft Office Applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include:

  • Represents Lutheran Social Services of New York’s mission, values and ethics; upholds agency Code of Conduct; and ensures adherence to agency policy and procedures by clinical staff.
  • Provides…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$72,000 - $76,000

Benefits

Health and Dental Benefits

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Discounts

Retirement plan with pension and matching

Life Insurance

Health and Dental Benefits

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Discounts

Retirement plan with pension and matching

Life Insurance

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish

Bilingual Spanish

Location

On-site
2865 Kingsbridge Terrace, Bronx, NY 10463, USA

How to Apply

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to safehavenemployment@lssny.org with the job title in the subject line.

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to safehavenemployment@lssny.org with the job title in the subject line.

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