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Job Locations US-NY-Middle Village | US-NY-Bronx
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.   Position Summary: The Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) will coordinate all aspects of persons receiving services in order to ensure proper clinical documentation and billing documentation in accordance with OPWDD regulations.   Responsibilities: - Ensures the implementation of SUS policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements as set forth by OPWDD - Coordinates and conducts reviews of individuals status/progress including an assessment of risks to individual ’s rights and protection, as required - Attend all 60-Day meetings and complete meeting Minutes within 10 business days. - Should be available in clinical file books no later than 11th day following the meeting. - Should be available for mailing by no later than the 11th day following the meeting. - Oversees and monitors annual IDT calendars. - Assuring that invitations are being mailed out. - Meetings are being held according to schedule. - Ensures the follow-up of recommendations stemming from reviews/special meetings - Develops and implements goal programming and activity schedules - Monitors data collection on an ongoing basis - Ensures all interactions support the core values and mission of the agency - Participates in audits - Ensure Medicaid document Compliance -  Assuring all individuals clinical time is accurate. - Assuring all individuals attendance is accurate. - Assuring accurate amount of billing is reflected as F/T or P/T and is supported by documentation. - Assuring all necessary signatures are present. - Assuring all dates are accurate.   - Reviews and maintains electronic records to support billing - Reviews and approves Medicaid Billing Documents - Maintains Billing Accuracy and Submission of Quality Improvement Reports - Complete all necessary billing corrections. - Submit responses to QA, Medicaid billing review. - Make all necessary corrections to billing as required by Coordinator of Day Services, QA or Fiscal Department - Additional responsibilities as assigned as needed by Director and/or Coordinator, e.g. committee participation, in-service training for the agency, attendance at special meetings, etc.   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-Jamaica
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.   Position Summary: The Direct Support Professional provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skills for independent living in a safe environment. Responsibilities: • Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary • Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management 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
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. Position Summary: The Direct Care Worker provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skills for independent living in a safe environment. Responsibilities: • Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary • Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management 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-Bronx
  DSP Open House for our new Bronx Location that will house 6 individuals with Developmental Disabilities   Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018   Arrive anytime between:  10am - 3pm   Location:     276 Graff Avenue (Residential Home) Bronx, NY 10465                9 positionsavailable - Full Time&Part Time   Full Time Shifts: (5 Days = 35 Hours + Overtime Available) Thurs-Mon 11pm-7am Tues-Sat 11pm-7am   Sun & Tues 3pm-11pm; Wed-Fri 11pm-7am Sat 3pm-11pm; Sun 7am-3pm; Mon, Thurs, Fri 3pm-11pm Sat, Sun, Tues 3pm-11pm; Mon 7am-3pm; Thurs 11pm-7am   Part Time Shifts: (20 Hours + 1199 Union Benefits) (3) Mon-Fri 7am-11am   Pay: $13.00 + 1199 UNION BENEFITS!!!   Position Summary: The Direct Support Professional provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skills for independent living in a safe environment. Responsibilities: • Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary • Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management     Key Words : Direct Care, Registered nurse, residential aide, home health aide, CNA, RN PNP, BCBA, Director, Developmental Disabilities, IDD, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, Homeless, Shelter, Treatment services, social services, human services, non profit, career fair, now hiring, job, career, opportunity, direct support, social worker, LMSW, LCSW, Case Management, Clinical, Health care, Peer specialists, program specialist.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Company 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.   Position Summary: To ensure the health and safety of the individuals that SUS serves by conducting programmatic reviews, targeted reviews, and internal audits for the purpose of identifying, managing, and responding to consumer medical issues.   The incumbent will also provide support to program management regarding medical best practices, policies, and procedures.   Essential Job Functions: - Conduct programmatic reviews of medical documentation to ensure best practices and compliance with medical standards; - Review incidents with medical issues and review medical policies and procedures for appropriate practice and follow-up; - Conduct internal audits and targeted reviews of medical charts and medication notes/assessments for compliance with best medical practices; - Facilitate and conduct appropriate trainings based on medical needs identified; - Provide medical technical assistance to programs as needed; - Monitor medical Plan of Corrective Action (POCA) implementation to ensure compliance; - Review and monitor Plans of Nursing Services (PONS) for compliance and best practices; - Review various agency medical and medication management/administration policies and procedures to ensure best medical practices; - Identify medical issues that need to be address based on population. - Monitor the implementation of mandates by funding sources - Perform other duties as requested. 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-New York
  Company 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.   Position Summary: To identify, evaluate and analyze risks inherent to the operations of the agency, and to provide a high level of support to inform decisions related to legal and financial risks and exposures. The incumbent will also oversee legal functions, ensuring regulatory oversight and legal compliance.   Essential Job Functions: - Provide a high-level of support to inform decisions the organization makes around legal and financial risks and exposures - Manage activity between SUS, SUS’ insurance brokers, and SUS’ insurance carriers with regard to general liability, property, fleet, and fiduciary risks - Manage and coordinate activities of outside counsel representing SUS in insurance-related matters - Manage and respond to agency-related legal demands, including subpoenas, court orders, search warrants, summonses, complaints, document requests and requests from law firms - Manage and respond to third-party requests for the release of records containing protected health information - Maintain and manage organizational documents and information regarding SUS’ legal structure - Review certain agency-related contracts, including vendor contracts, business associate agreements, consulting agreements, etc. - Provide oversight regarding the agency’s compliance with various contracts - Work with SUS leadership as it relates to governance matters, including periodic bylaw review, board resolutions, etc. - Assist with conducting internal compliance audits - Perform other duties as requested. 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-Bronx
Company Overview: As a leading provider of residential and support services to individuals with special needs, Services for the UnderServed provides the resources you need to build on your experience amidst our culture of team support. Ongoing training and attention to your development help to ensure your success. Your achievements and leadership are rewarded by advancement opportunities. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.   Position Overview: The Program Director will provide supervision of all program staff with regard to Case Management to ensure quality care for Families that have experienced Homelessness and Mental Illness.   Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:  NY LMSW required. Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience. Experience with; Homeless Families and Mental health a plus.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Familiar with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations as they apply to the community residence program and agency policies - Direct supervision of all program staff with regard to Case Management - Development and implementation of individual client service plans in conjunction  with clinical staff, counseling team and client - The Program Director is responsible for insuring that contracts with clients reflect goals of service plans for assisting counselors to develop intervention goals and activities which support the service plan - Coordinates Annual Functional Assessment Review for each client, submitting report and recommendations to Utilization Review Committee. - Responsible for maintaining contact with other service agencies and insuring client placement for treatment and program activities (may include volunteer job placement) - Responsible for coordination with Intake Coordinator of orientation and transitioning in to program of all new residents - Participates in discharge planning - Provides emergency and relief coverage as necessary - May represent agency with community groups and agencies - Prepares report for Regional Director of Behavioral Health Services and VP of Behavioral Health Services, including any problems, and proposals for changes in policies or program design - Provides supervisory meetings with all staff and maintains documentation of these meetings - Additional duties as requested from time to time by the Regional Director     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-Jamaica
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.   Position Summary: The Shift Supervisor will monitor and ensure that active treatment is provided to individuals with developmental disabilities ensuring consumer safety and respect of consumer rights.   Responsibilities: - Supervise and instruct all Program Specialists on shift - Responsible for overall functioning of the facility during the absence of the Program Manager and Assistant Program Manager - Responsible for the physical condition of the residence including agency vehicles; ensuring they are maintained in a safe and sanitary condition - Responsible for client and agency funds and expenditures during shift (petty cash, client monies, clothing monies, recreation etc.) - Ensure appropriate follow-up to medication administration during shifts and after client medical appointments 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-Bronx
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.   Position Summary: The Direct Support Professional provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skills for independent living in a safe environment. Responsibilities: • Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary • Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management 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-Bronx
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.   Position Summary: The Direct Support Professional provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skills for independent living in a safe environment. Responsibilities: • Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary •Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management 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
Company 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.   Position Summary:   The Therapeutic Resource Center Program Manager will oversee community-based crisis intervention and prevention services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health needs.  
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Company Overview: As a leading provider of residential and support services to individuals with special needs, Services for the UnderServed provides the resources you need to build on your experience amidst our culture of team support. Ongoing training and attention to your development help to ensure your success. Your achievements and leadership are rewarded by advancement opportunities. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.   Position Summary: The START Coordinator will provide community-based crisis intervnetion and prevention services for individuals with intellectional and developmental disabilities and mental health needs.   Responsibilities: - Must work a designated number of hours each week - Participate in didactic trainings and additional trainings as required - Provide systemic consultation - Participate in National Center for START Services trainings and events - Prepare agendas and document outcomes for individual mentoring sessions held with Center for START Services - Maintain linkages and relationships with community partners - Assist with referrals for consultation and treatment as needed - Ensure the coordination of support meetings and crisis plan development for individuals served through START - Participate in recurring meetings with START leadership, clinical team, and Resource Center program - Provide home visits and visits to day and vocational settings as needed - Develop Comprehensive Service Evaluations, Cross-System Crisis Prevention and Intervention Plans, intake/assessments, intervention and outcome plans for Resource Center admissions or inpatient hospital admissions and any other applicable documentation of services provided - Maintain an active caseload of individuals referred for START Services (variability occurs depending on activity level of cases and the project scope) - Provide on-call support on a rotational basis as part of a START Team Participate in the START Network, which brings together projects from across North America through an online resource center, conference calls, select study groups and a meeting at an annual conference as recommended 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
Company Overview: As a leading provider of residential and support services to individuals with special needs, Services for the UnderServed provides the resources you need to build on your experience amidst our culture of team support. Ongoing training and attention to your development help to ensure your success. Your achievements and leadership are rewarded by advancement opportunities. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.   Position Summary: The START Coordinator will provide community-based crisis intervnetion and prevention services for individuals with intellectional and developmental disabilities and mental health needs.   Responsibilities: - Must work a designated number of hours each week - Participate in didactic trainings and additional trainings as required - Provide systemic consultation - Participate in National Center for START Services trainings and events - Prepare agendas and document outcomes for individual mentoring sessions held with Center for START Services - Maintain linkages and relationships with community partners - Assist with referrals for consultation and treatment as needed - Ensure the coordination of support meetings and crisis plan development for individuals served through START - Participate in recurring meetings with START leadership, clinical team, and Resource Center program - Provide home visits and visits to day and vocational settings as needed - Develop Comprehensive Service Evaluations, Cross-System Crisis Prevention and Intervention Plans, intake/assessments, intervention and outcome plans for Resource Center admissions or inpatient hospital admissions and any other applicable documentation of services provided - Maintain an active caseload of individuals referred for START Services (variability occurs depending on activity level of cases and the project scope) - Provide on-call support on a rotational basis as part of a START Team Participate in the START Network, which brings together projects from across North America through an online resource center, conference calls, select study groups and a meeting at an annual conference as recommended 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
  DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS Needed in the BROOKLYN   Date:                   Tuesday, February 27, 2018   Arrive between:  9am -3pm   Address:         150 Vernon AvenueBrooklyn, New York 11206                Over 50 positionsavailable - Full Time&Part Time   Full Time Examples: (5 Days = 35 Hours + Overtime Available) - Thurs-Mon 12am-8am - Thurs-Mon 3pm-11pm - Friday - Tuesday 11pm-7am   Part Time Examples: - Saturday-Sunday 7am-3pm (2 Days=14 hours) - Saturday 12am-8am; Wednesday-Thursday 9am-1pm; Friday 12am-8am (4 days=22 Hours) - Friday-Sunday 11pm-7am (3 Days=21 hours)   PLUS MANY MORE SCHEDULES AVAILABLE!   Pay: $13.00 + 1199 UNION BENEFITS!!!   Position Summary: The Direct Support Professional provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skills for independent living in a safe environment. Responsibilities: • Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary • Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management     Key Words : Direct Care, Registered nurse, residential aide, home health aide, CNA, RN PNP, BCBA, Director, Developmental Disabilities, IDD, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, Homeless, Shelter, Treatment services, social services, human services, non profit, career fair, now hiring, job, career, opportunity, direct support, social worker, LMSW, LCSW, Case Management, Clinical, Health care, Peer specialists, program specialist.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
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.   Position Overview: The Peer Specialist ensures the quality of care for consumers who are living with mental health diagnosis, and provides harm reduction outreach and case management services. The Peer Specialist will 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. Responsibilities include; develop and facilitate a peer support group for agency consumers, provide referral services through the distribution of materials, information, education and prevention messages to consumers in their homes and/or in group settings.   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-Ozone Park
  Company 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.   Position Summary: The Shift Supervisor will monitor and ensure that active treatment is provided to individuals with developmental disabilities ensuring consumer safety and respect of consumer rights.   Responsibilities: - Supervise and instruct all Program Specialists on shift - Responsible for overall functioning of the facility during the absence of the Program Manager and Assistant Program Manager - Responsible for the physical condition of the residence including agency vehicles; ensuring they are maintained in a safe and sanitary condition - Responsible for client and agency funds and expenditures during shift (petty cash, client monies, clothing monies, recreation etc.) - Ensure appropriate follow-up to medication administration during shifts and after client medical appointments 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
Company 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.   Position Summary: The Shift Supervisor will monitor and ensure that active treatment is provided to individuals with developmental disabilities ensuring consumer safety and respect of consumer rights.   Responsibilities: - Supervise and instruct all Program Specialists on shift - Responsible for overall functioning of the facility during the absence of the Program Manager and Assistant Program Manager - Responsible for the physical condition of the residence including agency vehicles; ensuring they are maintained in a safe and sanitary condition - Responsible for client and agency funds and expenditures during shift (petty cash, client monies, clothing monies, recreation etc.) - Ensure appropriate follow-up to medication administration during shifts and after client medical appointments 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
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. The Clinical Supervisor will lead a team of four (4) Case Managers and Housing Specialists in a 68 bed transitional setting assisting individuals with HIV/AIDS attain permanent housing.                        Job Functions: - Provide leadership and guidance to Case Managers around mental health and substance abuse issues, suicide prevention, psychiatric emergencies, crisis intervention, and consumer incidents. - Provide administrative and clinical supervision to Case Managers, which includes but is not limited to; documented individual supervision meetings, ongoing feedback regarding job performance, participation in case conferencing and service planning, monitoring and evaluation of documentation, staff development, training, and annual performance appraisals.   - Develop and maintain on site supportive services including, but not limited to: - Peer support groups, relapse prevention, housing and ADL groups, and health education. - Provide individual substance abuse and mental health counseling as appropriate. - Provide training and consultation to Case Managers around co-occurring disorders and the evidence based practices used to address mental illness and substance abuse and to promote overall consumer wellness. - Utilizes and monitors AWARDS database system, conducts internal chart reviews, and prepare for funder audits. - Ensure that service delivery and documentation is in accordance with contractual agreements. - Acts as a liaison to the HASA-EPU around admissions and room closures. - Monitors daily rosters and provides information for the Monthly Occupancy Report. - Monitors housing placements and participates in the HASA monthly reporting process. - Participate in consumer intake, orientation, assessment, and service planning process and monitors consumer progression and/or regression toward service plan goals. - Develop and maintain relationships with community based medical, mental health, and substance abuse service providers. - Work as a member of the social service team in the development of on-site and off-site recreational, socialization, educational, and skill building activities with a view towards community inclusion and integration. - Work as a member of the social service team in the development of on-site and off-site recreational, socialization, educational, and skill building activities with a view towards community inclusion and integration. - Adhere to on-call protocol to facilitate crisis intervention, to address emergencies, and other situations that require immediate action. - Participate in team meetings, case conferencing, division meetings, and trainings. - Participate in the Services for the Underserved Quality Assurance activities such as incident documentation, management, and reporting - Coordinates with Maintenance Supervisor around room/apartment/building inspections, fire drills, apartment/room repairs, heat and hot water, habitability and consumer safety issues. - Reports to the Regional Director of Homeless Services in the absence of the Site Director. - Working knowledge of various computer software programs including email, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. - Evening and weekend hours may be required. - Performs other duties related to the program as defined by the Site Director.   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
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.   POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Senior Social Worker is responsible for client case management and the coordination of client services, in addition to supervising the Case Manager and the Child Care staff.    - Supervises program in the absence of the Program Director - Interviews residents, using standard case worker techniques to determine suitability for residential services and assessing residents level of psychological function, makes intake decisions, maintaining clinical records and preparing monthly statistical data. - Provides individual and group counseling to residents. - Makes counseled-related referrals and serves as the liaison for mental health agencies. Develops referrals. Prepares client referral reports for supportive service providers. Monitors and evaluates client progress records/documentation from such providers and coordinates legal or immigration services for clients. - Maintain client files in accordance to OTDA/HRA regulations. - Serves as clinician in the development of client service plans and the coordination of service delivery. Monitors the implementation of the same. - Represents the program at conferences, HRA and HSU meetings and other community related events. - Attends all scheduled meetings and training sessions. - Occasionally coverage of front desk and phones - Escorting clients to court and public assistance - Participation in all client related functions and activities - Research and provide information of outside events and services  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
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.   Join our Developmental Disabilities Team in Opening Doors to Independence.   Position Summary: The Program Director is responsible for ensuring the overall effective operation of the facility in accordance with applicable Federal and State regulations, Agency policies and procedures, and union contracts.   Responsibilities: - Day-to-day administrative functions within the facility relative to implementation of SUS policies and procedures, union contracts and regulatory requirements as set forth by funding agents - Directly supervise the Assistant Program Manager on a weekly schedule or as needed.  - Monitor overall consumer care, ensuring needs are met as required/ prescribed through documented weekly observations of supervisors and program specialists’ implementation of active treatment and strict adherence to Part 633 - Client Rights. - Execute agency, state and federal requirements pertaining to custodianship of consumer funds within the facility, including the preparation and submission of weekly account summaries. - Complete all individual client ledger sheets for in-house accounts on a weekly basis, i.e. posting of deposits, withdrawals and receipts. - Conduct at least monthly physical plant inspections with documentation of findings. - Ensure strict adherence to OPWDD Part 624 - Incident Reporting Procedures, including reviewing all incidents, conducting any necessary investigations, and making necessary notifications - Provide staff training in the areas of agency policy and procedure, OSHA regulations, physical plant issues and fire safety - Attend all program surveys and, in conjunction with the Clinical Supervisor or senior management, formulate and prepare a written plan of corrective action for program audits and ensure follow-through - Meet with clinical staff on a regular and timely basis to ensure that program objectives, treatment techniques and policy implementation are being carried out. - Work with Central office Human Resources, Fiscal Department and Operations to ensure staffing, equipment, materials and supplies are appropriate and sufficient to guarantee the therapeutic and general well-being of the consumer population. - Ensure that the facility and services provided adequately meet the physical, social and developmental needs of all clients and that there is adequate protection of each consumer’s health, safety, comfort, well-being, civil, human and legal rights. - Be available twenty-four hours for emergencies, consultations etc. through assigned beeper - Responsible for the quality of record keeping and charting and meeting standards as prescribed by agency, State and Federal guidelines. 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