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Clinical Staff Worker (OASAS)

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The Bridge Inc.
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New York, NY
New
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Published 17 days ago

The Bridge, an innovative and well respected behavioral health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and co-morbid medical conditions is seeking a Clinical Staff Worker for its Outpatient Behavioral Health Program.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and group counseling and substance use treatment to clients
  • Provide individual and group therapy
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings for the development of treatment plans and treatment plan reviews
  • Complete documentation in a timely manner
  • Oversee the day-to-day need of client population (i.e., stipends, requests, job functions, routine disciplinary measures, etc.)
  • Ensure that the daily schedule of groups and activities are carried out
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to provide adults with person-centered substance use treatment, rehabilitation, and mental health services
  • Complete required documentation in a timely and high-quality manner
  • Work collaboratively with clients, their families, and community partners to assist clients in achieving their treatment and recovery goals
  • Coordinate client care through close involvement with hospitals, substance use treatment facilities, probation, and parole, etc.
  • Complete psychosocial, substance abuse and other treatment related assessments
  • Collaborate with the client in the creation of individualized service plans, and crisis/relapse prevention plans
  • Use evidence based individual and group treatments in the areas of substance abuse and mental health to address client needs (e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, trauma -informed care)
  • Identify or develop substance abuse, mental health, and physical health group curricula to support recovery
  • Provide services to assist clients with needs such as family support, housing, entitlements, employment, education, vocational interests, community integration, and connection to physical health care
  • Provide services to assist clients with needs such as legal advocacy, navigating the criminal justice system, and coordination with legal agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences preferred. LMHC, LMSW, LCSW or the ability to acquire the certification preferred
  • Mental health and group experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Preferred knowledge of AWARDS and the internet
  • Willingness to learn and participate in trauma informed training's and interventions
  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of individual and group counseling, substance use services and harm reduction
  • Knowledge of the principles of recording and report writing
  • COVID vaccination is required for employment

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word well.
  • Regularly required to physically operate routine office equipment such as telephones, computers (including an electronic health record), fax machines, copiers, etc.
  • Regularly required to meet with clients in the office and in the community using customary modes of public transportation.
  • Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.
  • This position requires moderate travel throughout the New York City metropolitan area using various modes of transportation including NYC buses and subways.

The Bridge, an innovative and well respected behavioral health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and co-morbid medical conditions is seeking a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 4, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 4, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Excellent compensation package, pension contribution, paid-time off, parental leave, tuition assistance, etc.

Excellent compensation package, pension contribution, paid-time off, parental leave, tuition assistance, etc.

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Sheryl Silver at SSilver@thebridgeny.org.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Sheryl Silver at SSilver@thebridgeny.org.

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