Social Worker for On-Site Program

TITLE: Full Time Staff Social Worker (35 hours/week)
On-Site School Mental Health Program, School Assignment: PS 78

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

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Licensed MSW or Licensed Mental Health Counselor 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 therapies in out-patient clinic-based setting
· Adherence to policies and practices as stipulated in agency’s Policy and Procedure 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
· Other duties as assigned by management

SALARY:  Dependent upon experience and in accordance with current 1199SEIU/Society CBA

· · Please send resume and cover letter, in confidence, to hr@simhs.org by 11/15/17. EOE.