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Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are seeking a Social Worker/Psychotherapist preferrably licensed open to master's only with substance use experience open to completing intakes at our OASAS clinic.     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-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 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
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: As part of the Mental Health team, SUS seeks a Licensed Registered Nurse with in the state of New York to provide nursing services within interdisciplinary mobile ACT team.    Responsibilities: - Conducts physical health assessments.  - Assesses the health needs of participants and makes the appropriate referrals to community based medical care.  - Manages and administers medication as required. - Provides a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to the participants. - Meets regularly with each participant to assess health status - Provides health management education - Review treatment and medication history - Communicates with the participant’s primary medical provider to coordinate medical treatment - When necessary refers them to appropriate services as determined as a result of their assessment.  - Advocate on behalf of participants regarding medical treatment as needed - Provide training to program staff on disease, treatment options, and new advances in disease management. - Responsibility for documentation of services provided particularly in development of service plans. - Responsible for ensuring and documenting revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change - Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible - Participate in an on-call rotation on weekends 24/7 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
The Clinical Supervisor will coordinate all services needed for outpatient program clients and assist Program Director with management of the program.   Responsibilities:   - Facilitate clinical supervision (bi-weekly) and case conference (weekly) with all clinical staff generate lists of clients to be discussed, - Coordinate the development of treatment plans and treatment plan reviews, - Review progress on treatment plans, and obtain regular progress reports on tasks assigned to interdisciplinary team members - Conduct staff supervisions - Act as liaison between referral sources and treatment program - Psychosocial assessment and level of care determination - Monitor services provided & referrals made by other team members - Complete, or assign for completion, treatment plans, treatment plans reviews, utilization reviews and other required documentation including pre and post-treatment surveys - Monitor random urine testing - Individual and group facilitation and development of staff, as necessary - Individual and group sessions - Complete progress notes, summarize reports and other required paperwork in a  timely and accurate fashion - Ability to use clinical language and writing. - A working knowledge of the DSM-IV/V - Group, individual and assessment skills - Experience with interdisciplinary treatment team approach - Good time management and organizational skills
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
S:US is  seeking a Clinical Supervisor that is recovery oriented to lead a team of “can-do” people who continually challenge the status quo, merging cutting-edge innovation with groundbreaking research to effect positive change in the lives of so many. This position is responsible for assisting with the oversight an integrated treatment setting participating in the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration project. The Clinical Supervisor will be responsible for the delivery of clinical services of an Article 31 Outpatient Mental Health Clinic serving adults living with serious mental illness; including clinical program development, supervision, training and evaluation of professional staff.   JOB FUNCTIONS:   - Assist in oversight of the day-to-day operations of the clinic. - Liaison with Clinical Supervisor and Clinic Director in all critical areas of operation. - Supervise and evaluate Fee for Service staff and interns. - Review treatment plans of clinical staff. - Provide agency and in-service trainings; promote staff development to ensure clinic staff possess core competencies to effectively treat clients. - Participation in committees responsible for quality assurance, incident management and utilization review. - Oversee EHR and clinic procedure training of new staff. - Responsible for Incident Report submission. - Provide direct care services as needed. - Assist in managing client crises and onsite and offsite emergencies.
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 Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as substance use and psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
In the Respite Specialist role you will work as part of the Crisis Respite Center (CRC), part of Parachute NYC, provides an innovative and unique “hospital diversion” model whereby persons seeking temporary residential/respite care can stay in a warm, friendly, safe, and supportive home-like environment where they are taught to use new recovery and relapse preventions kills.  This is achieved through 24-hour peer support, self-advocacy education, self-help training, and mutual understanding.  The CRC offers people experiencing a psychosis-related crisis with a short-term (one day to two weeks)residential alternative that will allow individuals to maintain daily activities and connect with community-based services and supports, including primary care.  The program will provide recovery oriented services incorporating Need Adapted Treatment and Intentional Peer Support.    Parachute NYC is an innovative CMS funded pilot project designed to support a continuum of community based services for individuals experiencing a psychosis related crisis, including specially trained mobile crisis teams and Crisis Respite Centers.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Sr. Substance Use Counselor provides substance abuse services and consultation as a member of a mobile multi-disciplinary treatment team.   Responsibilities: - 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 or Designee
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Case Manager will; - 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. - 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 - 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 cell phone system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action. - This role is comprised of 75% field work, travel is required, driving is not required.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Crisis Respite Center (CRC), part of Parachute NYC, provides an innovative and unique “hospital diversion” model whereby persons seeking temporary residential/respite care can stay in a warm, friendly, safe, and supportive home-like environment where they are taught to use new recovery and relapse preventions kills.  This is achieved through 24-hour peer support, self-advocacy education, self-help training, and mutual understanding.  The CRC offers people experiencing a psychosis-related crisis with a short-term (one day to two weeks)residential alternative that will allow individuals to maintain daily activities and connect with community-based services and supports, including primary care.  The program will provide recovery oriented services incorporating Need Adapted Treatment and Intentional Peer Support.     Parachute NYC is an innovative CMS funded pilot project designed to support a continuum of community based services for individuals experiencing a psychosis related crisis, including specially trained mobile crisis teams and Crisis Respite Centers.   Responsibilities: - Develop a partnership with guests experiencing crisis utilizing trauma-informed, recovery oriented, intentional peer support, - Promote the provision of a safe, comfortable, secure and trusting environment where guests are listened to  and respected by staff - Practice the Need Adapted Treatment Model (NATM) and Intentional Peer Support (IPS) after completing training provided as part of the Parachute NYC grant - Draw on knowledge and skills acquired from personal experience with the mental health system with a focus on guest’s personal recovery process - Create a sense of community through the mutual sharing of lived experiences and offers encouragement and support to participate in daily activities within the CRC and community - Assist with pre-registration process for both individuals referred from NA-MCT (Need Adapted Mobile Crisis Team) and those who self-refer (respite-only guests) - Assist with intake and registration of new guests, including an explanation of services and expectations, a tour of the premises, introduction to other staff and guests - Assist and collaborate with other Parachute NYC staff when appropriate to help guests identify, plan for and realize short-term personal goals and priorities while in the CRC - Facilitate individual and group-based educational, recovery, wellness and skill building opportunities including: wellness self-management; WRAP; peer support; harm reduction; and other social or leisure activities - Follow-up with guests to monitor and support progress toward goal-achievement - Advocates for and facilitate access to needed health care services, proactively addressing potential barriers such as missed appointments, transportation, fear and stigma, and communication with professional staff - Assist guests with steps required to prepare their own meals, manage their own medication, take care of their physical needs and participate in the maintenance of a clean living environment - Responsible for timely and accurate documentation including documentation of interactions with guests, services provided, critical information and events, contacts with collaterals and referrals, as required by SUS policies and Parachute NYC - Provide household upkeep duties as needed - Serve daily cold breakfast for guests and assist guests with accessing snacks, when needed - Encourage guest participation in relevant aspects of documentation process - Participates in data collection and recording related to outcomes, research and other agency and grant-based priorities - Participate in supervision, team meetings, interagency meetings, case conferences, NA-MCT meetings, and other relevant meetings as required by SUS and Parachute NYC - Provides flexible evening, night, weekend and holiday coverage
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The HCBS Specialist perform the following job functions;   - The HCBS specialist will provide Rehabilitation, Vocational, Habilitation and Employment services. - Responsible for integrating vocational goals, Employment goals and Habilitation services within the HCBS program - Responsible for developing HCBS treatment plans and progress notes - Responsible for ensuring documentation is submitted In a timely manner - Provides assistance through all phases of the vocational service.  - Performing routine clinical services as a member of the HCBS team. - 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. - Adhere to on call cell phone system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action. - Significant travel to engage clients at shelters, in their community and other settings is required; 85%.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
SUS Wellness Works in Brooklyn is pleased to offer a per-diem Psychotherapist position at our Article 31 Outpatient Mental Health Clinic in Brooklyn.  Ideal candidate will have prior psychotherapy experience in a clinical setting working with a wide-ranging population, including those with: serious mental illness, substance abuse, forensic involvement and/or homelessness.  Some knowledge of community and government resources available to the underserved is beneficial. Fully licensed candidates with years experience in an Article 31 setting strongly preferred.  Position is fee-for-service, hours are flexible, Saturday availability a plus.   Wellness Works provides paid clinical supervision time and hours toward clinical licensure.  We require a commitment of at least 20 hours a week.  Competitive rate based on skills and experience.   New grads are welcome!   - Provides clinical treatment in accordance with scope of practice and regulations governing Article 31 outpatient mental health clinics (Part 599 regulations and other applicable laws and regulations). - Actively monitors the integrity of consumer data; responsible for the reliability and accuracy of clinical data housed by SUS' Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management software; documents all services in accordance with SUS policies, NYSOMH regulations and all relevant federal laws; maintains the strict confidentiality of consumers currently engaged in or formerly a recipient of treatment services. - In coordination with relevant members of the SUS management team, conducts limited outreach and marketing to potential referral sources internal and external to SUS; active liaison with community service providers, hospitals, and other prospective referral sources is may be required. - Coordinates care with SUS nurse practitioners, psychiatrists and administrative staff; closely coordinates with clinicians external to SUS as appropriate. - Utilizes best and evidence-based approaches to treatment consistent with SU5' organizational culture; health/mental health integration, rehabilitation and recovery, and wellness approaches figure prominently.
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-Bronx, NY
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 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 Uaw 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