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Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Peer Specialist will perform a wide variety of tasks related to the care, support, education, socialization, habilitation, recovery/healing, safety, security, and support of adults diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse disorder who are transitioning to various levels of independent housing setting. These tasks focus on supporting, instructing, and assisting recipients of services to develop the skills needed to live, work, and socialize successfully in the community environments of their choice and also in maintaining a safe living environment. In addition, workers also advocate for clients and support families or other caregivers in their efforts to assist these individuals. This role is primarily comprised of field work, travel is required.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Outreach Specialist will;   • Provide telephonic, written and face to face outreach and orientation services for each Health Home eligible client in order to facilitate Health Home enrollment and retention • Utilize internet databases, health record systems, and other resources to explore client eligibility and contact information • Utilize Electronic Health/Medical Record system(s) of assigned Health Home(s) to maintain ongoing clinical documentation and records upholding all HIPAA regulations and confidentiality protocols to record each interaction with every client served. • Assist Care Coordinators in securing and identifying needed referrals to community and network medical, behavioral health and social assistance providers through telephonic, written, and/or face to face outreach, research, and maintenance of the program resource directory • Provide follow up services via telephonic or face to face engagement with clients and service planning partners as needed to coordinate reminder calls, medication and wellness checks upon request from the Care Coordination team • Participate in conjoint meetings or client transports with other Care Coordination staff • Provide oral and/or written status updates regarding client alerts, progress, regress, and needs to responsible Care Coordinator(s) and supervisor, and any service providers, legal mandate, or other care plan affiliates as needed to assist the program and clients • Attend meetings in the community
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Outreach Specialist will;   • Provide telephonic, written and face to face outreach and orientation services for each Health Home eligible client in order to facilitate Health Home enrollment and retention • Utilize internet databases, health record systems, and other resources to explore client eligibility and contact information • Utilize Electronic Health/Medical Record system(s) of assigned Health Home(s) to maintain ongoing clinical documentation and records upholding all HIPAA regulations and confidentiality protocols to record each interaction with every client served. • Assist Care Coordinators in securing and identifying needed referrals to community and network medical, behavioral health and social assistance providers through telephonic, written, and/or face to face outreach, research, and maintenance of the program resource directory • Provide follow up services via telephonic or face to face engagement with clients and service planning partners as needed to coordinate reminder calls, medication and wellness checks upon request from the Care Coordination team • Participate in conjoint meetings or client transports with other Care Coordination staff • Provide oral and/or written status updates regarding client alerts, progress, regress, and needs to responsible Care Coordinator(s) and supervisor, and any service providers, legal mandate, or other care plan affiliates as needed to assist the program and clients • Attend meetings in the community
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Care Coordinator will assume the care coordination responsibility for Chronically Ill clients identified from the NYS DOH (New York State Department of Health) list of high end users of Medicaid. Many of these clients will also have a co-occurring disorder of mental illness and/or substance abuse.  They will conduct Community outreach to CIDP clients to enroll potential clients who are identified by the NYS DOH. They will be expected to provide care management and coordination of the plan of care for this specified population in need of intensive case management including health education and advocacy. They will also provide intensive care coordination in a medical setting to include illness management. Travel is required; 80%.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Care Coordinator will assume the care coordination responsibility for Chronically Ill clients identified from the NYS DOH (New York State Department of Health) list of high end users of Medicaid. Many of these clients will also have a co-occurring disorder of mental illness and/or substance abuse.  They will conduct Community outreach to CIDP clients to enroll potential clients who are identified by the NYS DOH. They will be expected to provide care management and coordination of the plan of care for this specified population in need of intensive case management including health education and advocacy. They will also provide intensive care coordination in a medical setting to include illness management. Travel is required; 80%.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Care Coordinator will assume the care coordination responsibility for Chronically Ill clients identified from the NYS DOH (New York State Department of Health) list of high end users of Medicaid. Many of these clients will also have a co-occurring disorder of mental illness and/or substance abuse.  They will conduct Community outreach to CIDP clients to enroll potential clients who are identified by the NYS DOH. They will be expected to provide care management and coordination of the plan of care for this specified population in need of intensive case management including health education and advocacy. They will also provide intensive care coordination in a medical setting to include illness management. Travel is required; 80%.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
OASAS Peer Certificate and other Peer Certificate holders strongly encouraged to apply.   The Recreation Specialist engages people with mental illness and assists them in meeting the demands of community living by teaching them the necessary skills through a planned program of social, recreational and personal development activities designed to support their recovery, independence and self-determination, and enhance overall well-being and quality of life.   Responsibilities: - Work independently in the field, and as a member of a team to ensure the safety and well being of all residents receiving services - Search for,  integrate, and act as liaison to, appropriate and available community resources and recreational, social and personal development opportunities - Facilitate resident empowerment committees/activities - Provide training and assist residents with the safe handling of food and preparation of  meals as needed - Provide training for residents in the organization and maintenance of their apartments and personal living space - Participate in a 24/7 crisis response rotation, as indicated - Perform all duties in a manner that is appreciative of residents’ strengths and supportive of their continued recovery - Be informed of resident’s backgrounds, histories and assessments Encourage residents to function independently through prompts and role modeling - Assist residents in identifying and creating as many natural supports as possible - Acknowledge success and engage residents in collaborative problem solving - Create, and link residents/consumers to, appropriate social, recreational and personal development opportunities: engage residents in expressing recreational , social and personal development preferences - Develop monthly recreation schedule in consultation with Program Director - As needed, serve as an advocate for residents in overcoming stigma and other barriers to community integration - Maintain up to date, accurate, complete and timely documentation (handwritten and electronic word-processing) of resident progress in individual client records. - Support, guide and counsel residents towards self-management and self advocacy in all areas of functioning
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
In this position the Sr. Substance Use Specialist will provide substance abuse services and consultation as a member of a movile multi-disciplinary treatement team.   This position is located in Brooklyn.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: - Responsible for integrating dual-recovery treatment - Works with both mental health and substance abuse in conjunction with the tasks of other team members. - Conducts assessments for substance abuse services - Conducts treatments in conjunction with the other team members - Responsibility for the recipients and for charting services - Responsible portion or all of creating the service plan - Responsible for ensuring revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change - Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible - Will be on an on-call rotation and will back up the social worker. - Any other duties assigned by the Program 
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The ACT teams Psychiatrist partners with the multi-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive mental health treatment to individuals who have a mental illness that seriously impairs their functioning in the community. Serving those whose needs have not been met by traditional clinic-based approaches, this innovative, recovery-oriented, ‘best practice’ intervention delivers treatment to people in their homes, shelters, parks and anywhere else they happen to be living, engaging them in a sustained relationship that leads to recovery. ACT Teams are a mobile interdisciplinary team of professionals (psychiatry, nursing, social work, rehabilitation).
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you have what it takes to promote Services for the Underserved’s (S:US) mission of transforming the lives of New Yorkers with life circumstances marked by homelessness, poverty, disabilities, addiction and mental health challenges?   If this sounds like you, apply for a fulltime Assistant Program Director (APD) position at S:US!   You will be joining a dedicated workforce of 2,400 employees serving over 37,000 individuals and families in New York City. S:US is committed to providing you with every opportunity to learn and grow professionally, and find a career path. The ideal candidate will have passion for working with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Services are provided in OPWDD-certified programs throughout New York City .           This position is located at our Buffalo IRA located on Buffalo Ave in Brooklyn,New YorkThe Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs. ·         Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers.·         Ensures the coordination of all recreation and other community activities that promotes the participation and independence of individuals. ·         Encourages the independence of individuals and promotes relationship building within the community and with natural supports.·         Manages and directs the overall flow of the shift including assigning staff to appropriate individual ratios. ·         Supervise staff (DSPs and Shift Supervisors), while promoting learning and development by providing continual coaching and mentoring. ·         Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals. ·         Ensures that health and safety requirements are observed including maintaining a stimulating and comfortable physical environment.·         To facilitate individuals’ participation in recreational activities and medical appointments, coordinates all transportation activities for the residence. ·         Manage the personal property of individuals and their ability to access personal items.·         Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies within mandatory time frames. ·         Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US. Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee   Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays    
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Looking for a career that offers great pay, benefits, flexibility and growth? Well, S:US is the right place and now is the right time! S:US is looking for Maintenance Workers union to assist in maintaining the cleanliness of our shelter programs. The duties include: floor care (mopping, sweeping, buffing, waxing), cleaning bathrooms, separating recyclables, emptying garbage, wiping windows and walls, and cleaning stairway. The Maintenance Worker is also responsible for the exterior of the building, snow and ice removal and upkeep of the grounds. Also, assisting with moving and storing program supplies, office furniture, office equipment and dorm furniture.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Case Manager will possess a CASAC and perform the following job functions; - Conduct initial vocational assessments of participants to determine employment viability. - Formulates treatment plans in accordance with OASAS standards along with subsequent reviews. - Maintains and active employment and vocational training data bank. - Enters working participants’ status in HRA STARS data base. - Collects copies of pay stubs for all working participants and forwards to billing department. - Constructs budgets in collaboration with working participants and monitors the same. - Provide monthly vocational report along with Medicaid Plan of Self Support document. - Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the clinical supervisor.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Vocational/Case Manager will possess a CASAC and perform the following job functions; - Conduct initial vocational assessments of participants to determine employment viability. - Formulates treatment plans in accordance with OASAS standards along with subsequent reviews. - Maintains and active employment and vocational training data bank. - Enters working participants’ status in HRA STARS data base. - Collects copies of pay stubs for all working participants and forwards to billing department. - Constructs budgets in collaboration with working participants and monitors the same. - Provide monthly vocational report along with Medicaid Plan of Self Support document. - Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the clinical supervisor.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Trauma Informed Care Specialist position is a great opportunity for a Licensed Social Worker or Mental Health Professional (LMSW, LMHC) to join a Domestic Violence family shelter team that is leading trauma-informed care for those individuals in need of safety and security while in crisis.   The Licensed Professional will;   - Assess residents for trauma within 1 week after entering the facility. - Identify stressful situations, thought patterns, and behaviors that would place/show that the resident in crisis mode - Provide biweekly individual trauma counseling - Provide weekly group counseling for trauma survivors - Refer severe trauma survivors (children, teenagers and adults) to outside mental health agencies - Provide family counseling when applicable - Provide weekly counseling to children/teenagers when necessary - Refer resident to appropriate staff members at Aegis for all concrete services not directly associated with their mental health. - Complete individual and group notes in a timely fashion - Accompany residents to psychiatric emergency ward or appointments when necessary -  Work with outside mental health agencies to monitor residents’ compliance with treatment and progress in treatment      - Participate in biweekly clinical meetings to collaborate with Clinical staff to ensure the resident is receiving the most effective services available
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Sr. Substance Use Specialist will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing counseling to participants of an intensive residential treatment program.  The Specialist will be responsible for integrating dual-recovery treatment working with both mental health and substance abuse in conjunction with the tasks of other team members.   Additionally the Sr. Substance Use Counselor will;   - Responsible for integrating dual-recovery treatment - Works with both mental health and substance abuse in conjunction with the tasks of other team members.  - Conducts assessments for substance abuse services - Conducts treatments in conjunction with the other team members - Responsibility for the recipients and for charting services - Responsible portion or all of creating the service plan - Responsible for ensuring revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change - Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible - Will be on an on-call rotation and will back up the social worker
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Peer Specialist ensures the quality of care for consumers who are living with mental health problems, and provides harm reduction outreach and case management services.   Responsibilities: - Interface with representatives from Probation/ Parole in order to encourage consumer compliance with requirements and facilitate communication. - Act as an advocate for consumers as appropriate; encourage and support self- advocacy. - Develop and facilitate a peer support group for agency consumers. - Develop, with consumers, individualized strategies for reducing the negative consequences of drug use and not taking medication for mental illness. - Provide outreach intervention and referral services through the distribution of materials, information, education and prevention messages to consumers in their homes and/or in group settings. - Promote problem solving and decision making skill development, particularly in the areas of drug use, sexual risk reduction, and medical treatment.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Case Manager ensures the best quality of care and services for program consumers in a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). "CCBHCs are designed to provide a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder services, particularly to vulnerable populations with the most complex needs".   Responsibilities: - Provide case management to assigned caseload. - Develop and monitor individual service plans in conjunction with agency consumers. - Assist agency consumers with accessing needed community services (medical, psychological, substance abuse, vocational, food, clothing, etc.) through the development of a referral network, referral and follow up. - Assist agency consumers with problem solving and crisis intervention. - Accompany agency consumers on medical, psychiatric, and public benefit appointments, as necessary. - Act as advocate for consumer as appropriate; encourage and support self- advocacy. - Identification of any problems in daily living skills; hands on assistance and/or referral in addressing problems in daily living skills. - Support Facilities Management staff in ensuring maintenance of apartment standards as outlined by SUS and OMH. - Supportive counseling to agency consumers as needed. - Regular home visits and hospital visits, as necessary. - Maintenance of a strong working relationship with all therapeutic support services to ensure the best quality of care. - Documentation of all services in compliance with agency standards - Assist with moves with consumers and staff; also include lifting, packing and cleaning - Work as a member of the social service team in the development of off-site recreation, socialization, educational and skill building activities with a view towards community inclusion and integration. - Liaison to community based services and groups including civic, social service government, and business organizations. - Participate in ongoing individual and group supervision, team meetings, case conferences, division meetings and trainings - Adhere to on call system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action. - This role is comprised of 40%-50% field work, travel is required.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Position Summary: The Entitlements Specialist works as a member of the team to screen, assess, and follow-up with very-low income Veterans/Veteran families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  Ensure appropriate participant documentation is obtained and signed. Communicate effectively with service team to rapidly assign cases and address issues from presenting veterans. Support veterans during every step of their benefits/entitlements application, recertification and renewal processes as a means of maximizing income, accessing resources/care, and improving their overall housing stability.   - Delivers support to Veterans and their families in the areas of benefits advocacy, employment coordination and education/training services, both directly and through referral. - Coordinate Veteran households’ access to income supports, insurance, and benefits. - Assists team members in the delivery of daily services to support participants housing and income stability plans.   JOB FUNCTIONS:   - Assist Veteran households with accessing needed community services, including but not limited to public benefits such as SNAP, WIC and TANF, clothing, legal & child care services, educational and training resources, transportation assistance, and other supports through the development of a referral network and close follow-up. - Support veterans in identifying/enrolling in VA benefits. - Ensure all VA benefit paperwork is provided to school certifying official and submitted - Complete ongoing trainings to obtain/maintain SOAR certification for rapid SSI SSDI processing. Actively utilize the SOAR model to support participants’ income needs and report on SOAR success rates as required by the program. - Develop, assess and monitor income plans and resources in conjunction with SSVF staff. - Act as advocate for participants as appropriate; encourage and support self- advocacy. - Complete fieldwork at SSA, HRA, VBA, Medicaid, and other community-based and governmental agencies, escorting participants as needed to their benefits appointments and hearings. - Maintain a strong working relationship with colleagues and program managers. - Document all services in compliance with agency standards. - Liaison to community-based services and groups including civic, social service government, businesses and non-profit organizations. - Participate in ongoing individual supervision, team meetings, case conferences, division meetings and trainings. - Complete other tasks as assigned by management.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Residential Aide staff member will be responsible for ensuring a safe environment and that tenants are adhering to House Rules and program policies, monitoring surveillance systems, and acting as a role model to tenants and encourage program participation. In this role you will provide necessary support to residents for a variety of issues, make hourly observation rounds and document in the communication log, communicate incidents to supervisory staff via written incident reports and communication log, and attend staff meetings. You will also provide frontline crisis intervention, answer phones and route calls as needed, ensure reception area is tidy, and perform other duties as requested by supervisor.  
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Residential Aide staff member will be responsible for ensuring a safe environment and that tenants are adhering to House Rules and program policies, monitoring surveillance systems, and acting as a role model to tenants and encourage program participation. In this role you will provide necessary support to residents for a variety of issues, make hourly observation rounds and document in the communication log, communicate incidents to supervisory staff via written incident reports and communication log, and attend staff meetings. You will also provide frontline crisis intervention, answer phones and route calls as needed, ensure reception area is tidy, and perform other duties as requested by supervisor.