Social Worker

TITLE:  Full Time Staff Social Worker (35 hrs/wk,), On-Site School Mental Health Program
                School Assignment:   Intermediate School 49

REPORTS TO:   Yezenia Ortiz-Perez, LMSW, Program Director- Family Support

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  1. LCSW, LMSW or LMHC required
  2. Spanish speaking a plus but not required
  3. Must be able to work afternoon and evening hours
  4. Experience working with children and families

RESPONSIBILITIES:  include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participation in team meetings, agency in-service training program, and community outreach
  • Interpretation of diagnostic results and evaluations
  • Provision of individual, family and group therapy in out-patient clinic based setting
  • Adherence to policies and practices as stipulated in agency’s Policy and Procedures manual
  • Timely documentation of all client activity as required by NYS law and NYC contractual obligations
  • Contact and coordination with community providers, pediatricians, schools, other entities where appropriate/necessary
  • Meet monthly productivity requirements
  • Obtain prior-approved authorization from third-party insurance carriers, in a timely manner
  • Regular communication with psychiatrists, nurse, and physicians responsible for the care of identified client
  • Compliance with NYS Mental Hygiene and other laws pertinent to patient care, clinical records, and child abuse/neglect reporting, and documentation
  • 35 hours per week; schedule to be determined; evening hours required
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • SALARY:  Dependent upon experience and in accordance with CBA
    Please send resume and cover letter, in confidence, to mwalsh@simhs.org by 9/25/17

EOE