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Psychiatric Social Worker

Company: VNS Health
Location: Cliffside Park
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewVNS Health Psychiatric Social Workers provide vital client-centered behavioral health care to New Yorkers most in need, across all stages of life and mental well-being. We deliver care wherever our clients are, including outpatient clinics, clients' homes, and the community. Our short- and long-term service models include acute, transitional, and intensive care management programs that impact the most vulnerable populations, from children, to adolescents, to aging adults. As part of our fast-growing Behavioral Health team, you'll have an opportunity to develop and advance your skills, whether you're early in your career or an experienced professional.

As a Psychiatric Social Worker, you will develop exceptional diagnostic skills and use behavioral intervention techniques to de-escalate crisis situations. You will provide vital social services and connect clients to resources that help them remain safely in the community. Join us in building on our 130-year history and become a part of the Future of Care that is strengthening communities with high quality, integrated behavioral health programs.Compensation:$63,800.00 - $79,800.00 AnnualWhat We Provide -

  • Referral bonus opportunities - - -
  • Generous paid time off (PTO), starting at 30 days of paid time off and 9 company holidays -
  • Health insurance plan for you and your loved ones, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability - -
  • Employer-matched retirement saving funds -
  • Personal and financial wellness programs - -
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare and dependent care - - -
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for qualifying degrees -
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement - -
  • Internal mobility, generous tuition reimbursement, CEU credits, and advancement opportunities - - -
  • Interdisciplinary network of colleagues through the VNS Health Social Services Community of Professionals -What You Will DoDelivers outreach services to mentally ill individuals in the community, providing in-home mental health intervention to those experiencing or at risk of psychosocial difficulties -Collaborates with another team member to perform psychosocial evaluations and assess mental health service needs of clients and their families through observation and interviewing -Creates and execute short-term service plans for clients in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team -Responds promptly to dispatch calls, traveling from the office to the clients' homes within two hours -Ensures seamless program operations as a vital liaison to community agencies and stepping in for the Program Coordinator as needed -Ensures uninterrupted comprehensive care from counseling and care management to long-term supplemental treatment referrals and follow-up -Prepares case histories and prepares and maintains case records, in accordance with the Program record-keeping mechanism - -Encourages resistant clients to accept mental health services through interventions with clients and/or family members and friends concerned with the client's welfare -May provide clinical supervision for Mental Health Technician, graduate Social Worker students or junior staff Social Workers - -Qualifications
    • Current registration to practice as a Licensed Master Social Worker in New York State Required as determined by operational/regional needs
    • Valid driver's license may be required
    • Minimum of one year experience as a Social Worker in a health care setting required as determined by operational needs, bilingual skills may be required Must be able to walk up and down steps to access patient residences
    • Master's degree in social work after successfully completing a prescribed course of study at a graduate school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and the Education Dept.

Keywords: VNS Health, New York , Psychiatric Social Worker, Other , Cliffside Park, New York

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