Full-Time Social Worker for On-Site Program

TITLE:   Social Worker, On-Site School Mental Health Program , IS 27

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


  1. LMSW, LMHC, LCSW required; unlicensed or limited permit will not be considered.
  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 in outpatient or inpatient setting

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 outpatient 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
  • 35 hours per week; schedule to be determined
  • Other duties as assigned by management
    Dependent upon experience, and in accordance with current Collective Bargaining Agreement

Please send resume and cover letter, in confidence, to hr@simhs.org by 10/20/17 EOE.