Services for the Underserved

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Social Worker

Social Worker

Job Location 
US-NY-Bronx
Category 
Treatment Services
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

 

 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Group and individual counseling, psychotherapy, couples/family counseling, trauma counseling
  • Complete bio-psychosocial evaluations, trauma assessments, TBI assessments
  • Medication Management - Monitor medications to confirm compliance with medication regimen.
  • Case management and referral
  • Urine tracking and monitoring
  • All required documentation including progress notes, treatment plans discharge summaries
  • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, utilization review, change teams, staff development, clinical supervision and trainings
  • Meet billing targets and maintain compliance with billing requirements of Medicaid and other insurances.
  • Suicide Risk Assessment as indicated by Modified Mini Screen (MMS) or as clinically necessary.
  • MSW Intern supervision.

    Other duties as requested.

                                           

 

Qualifications

 

Requirements:

    • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) with CASAC desired. LCSW highly preferred.
    • Will consider Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) with licensure to be obtained within 90 days of hire.
    • Minimum of 2 years of chemical dependency experience.
    • SIFI certification highly desired
    • Knowledge of chemical dependency as a primary diagnosis and related counseling skills for group and individual counseling.
    • Knowledge of mental health issues, psychotherapy and medication management.
    • Awareness of couples/family issues and counseling interventions.
    • Ability to work within a clinical team.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Bilingual/Spanish highly desired
    • Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
    • Experience with Electronic Health Records a plus.