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Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Substance Use Specialist provides substance abuse services and consultation as a member of a mobile multi-disciplinary treatment team; this role is comprised of 80% field work, travel is required   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & 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  
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Psychotherapist position is for our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), an integrated dually licensed clinic by OMH and OASAS with OMH as the host. The 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 2 years’ experience in an Article 31 setting strongly preferred.    Wellness Works provides paid clinical supervision time and hours toward clinical licensure. Competitive rate based on skills and experience.    Position is located in Brooklyn, NY.   Key Responsibilities: - Demonstrated expertise in direct evidence-based clinical practice, hiring and supervision of clinical staff, clinic management. - Strong operational knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, private insurers and Managed Care inclusive of laws, regulations, and the contracting process.  - Operational knowledge of budgeting and billing processes. - Demonstrated experience with diverse populations highly preferred; Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply. - Excellent management/administrative skills; ability to multi-task; close attention to detail; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Administrative Assistant will; - Perform general clerical duties including but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mailing, filing and arranging for deliveries - Follows HIPPA Guidelines - Experience working with the Young Adult population preferred  - Answer telephone, screen and route calls, take messages efficiently - Arrange and co-ordinate meetings and events, record, transcribe and distribute meeting agenda and minutes - Maintain, improve and organize hard copy and electronic filing systems - Route incoming and outgoing mail - Prepare and edit communications, presentations and other documents - Design and maintain databases - File and retrieve documents and reference materials - Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications - Receive and interact with incoming visitors - Liaise with internal staff at all levels - Interact with external clients - Provides timely, accurate and clear documentation according to established policies and procedures - Handles unexpected situations by responding effectively to challenges, deadlines and emergencies - Additional duties as assigned - Responds to consumer needs promptly, accurately and with courtesy and respect - Represents the organization in a positive and appropriate manner to outside resources - Supports the missions and values of SUS and draws attention to behavior that undermines group effectiveness or is inconsistent with core values
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Psychotherapist position is for our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), an integrated dually licensed clinic by OMH and OASAS with OMH as the host. The 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 2 years’ experience in an Article 31 setting strongly preferred.    Wellness Works provides paid clinical supervision time and hours toward clinical licensure. Competitive rate based on skills and experience.   Position is located in Harlem, NY.   Key Responsibilities: - Demonstrated expertise in direct evidence-based clinical practice, hiring and supervision of clinical staff, clinic management. - Strong operational knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, private insurers and Managed Care inclusive of laws, regulations, and the contracting process.  - Operational knowledge of budgeting and billing processes. - Demonstrated experience with diverse populations highly preferred; Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply. - Excellent management/administrative skills; ability to multi-task; close attention to detail; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Psychotherapist position is for our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), an integrated dually licensed clinic by OMH and OASAS with OMH as the host. The 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 2 years’ experience in an Article 31 setting strongly preferred.    Wellness Works provides paid clinical supervision time and hours toward clinical licensure. Competitive rate based on skills and experience.   Position is located in Harlem, NY.   Key Responsibilities: - Demonstrated expertise in direct evidence-based clinical practice, hiring and supervision of clinical staff, clinic management. - Strong operational knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, private insurers and Managed Care inclusive of laws, regulations, and the contracting process.  - Operational knowledge of budgeting and billing processes. - Demonstrated experience with diverse populations highly preferred; Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply. - Excellent management/administrative skills; ability to multi-task; close attention to detail; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
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-Bronx
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
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-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-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 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 Maintenance Worker union ensures the proper maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Assists in developing consumer’s ability to maintain individual residents on basic cleaning and safety.   Responsibilities: - Establish and execute a formalized preventative maintenance schedule for the facility, i.e. painting, plastering, plumbing, changing locks, changing lighting fixtures, stripping and waxing floors, installing shades, etc. - Submit requisitions for necessary maintenance/repair supplies to the Program Director on a weekly basis and control the inventory of supplies - Complete the monthly physical plant and fire safety audit of the facility. - Participate in moving clients in and out of the facility. - Maintain vehicle maintenance/mileage record prior to and upon returning from trips.
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-Brooklyn
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching and counseling. The nurse will provide interventions supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; and execute medical regimens prescribed by a physician, PNP or another licensed health care provider. This role is comprised of 25-35% field work, travel is required. • Based on a comprehensive review of the client's overall condition, prepares, continually reviews and evaluates plans of nursing intervention to ensure that such interventions are consistent with the client's comprehensive treatment plan. Ensures that plans of nursing intervention include consideration of the client's cultural and ethnic background, customs, needs, beliefs, and primary language. • Develops nursing assessment to reflect holistic needs of each client with consideration of his/her psychological, physiological, social, ethnic, cultural, educational and spiritual strengths and needs. • Oversees the direct implementation of nursing care to ensure that it is carried out in accordance with the plan of nursing intervention and overall treatment/service plan and to ascertain if the needs of the client require modification of the plan. • Participates at team meetings and provides nursing input on the development and implementation of treatment/service plans. • Coordinates nursing care activities with other professional disciplines to ensure that the nursing plan is consistent with and integrated with the total treatment/service plan. • Provides information to other clinical staff on nursing standards of practice and procedures. • Provides advice and consultation on nursing related matters to supportive housing staff and administrators. • Provides health education/teaching for clients and their families. • Conducts counseling sessions, with direction as needed by other qualified professionals, according to principles of communication, human behavior and psychiatric nursing. • Participates in risk management and quality assurance concerning health related issues. • Participates in team and administrative meetings. • Manages medical supplies and equipment. • Provides emergency care and crisis intervention as needed • Accesses medications and observe and records effects and side effects. • Performs other related duties as assigned.
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%.