Behavioral Health Clinician
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Brooklyn, New York

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities


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Make a bigger difference


At The Jewish Board, we don't just make a difference - we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that's been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you'll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you're interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We're committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  • You'll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference

Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician to work on a new funded innovative care transition team that serves participants transitioning to the community from a higher level of care. The role will involve facilitating transition from one level of care to the community by addressing the preparatory needs of participants in the early stages of recovery, discharge planning, development of daily living skills, and coping mechanisms through team and individual work in the community. The team will follow participants into the community using the Pathway Home model of care to ensure that they become both linked and engaged with identified community providers and that their support network is enough to meet their needs. The role will require some on call coverage.

The Behavioral Health Clinician is responsible for providing necessary clinical intervention within the realm of the program. Provide culturally competent and sensitive services. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Engagement beginning from referring location with involvement in transition planning, including a needs assessment of community transition supports essential to stabilizing the individual;
  • Monitor appropriate discharge and ongoing care planning at pre- and post-transition for individuals transitioning to community.
  • Establish collaborative working relationships and acts as a liaison with community providers, Managed Care Plans, and Housing Contractors.
  • Short term counseling (coping skills, trauma informed, decision making) and Risk Assessment/Safety Planning;
  • Provide supervision to team members and orient new team members to policy and
  • procedures as well as ongoing training and mentorship;
  • Collects and reports data, as required while adhering to productivity standards,
  • Participate in both the development and implementation of a community care plan that includes formal and informal supports that increase opportunities for improved quality of life. Focus is on creating meaningful and productive daily activities in the community;
  • Assessing Housing Supports and Housing Assistance and Placement for those who are homeless. Services may include completing HRA 2010e, applying for housing, prepping for interviews, follow up with housing providers, and assistance with moving in (day of move) with obtaining housing supplies and learning the neighborhood;
  • Work with participants and their housing providers to resolve clinical issues that are impacting on the participant's ability to obtain, manage, and retain supportive housing;
  • Foster relationship with community provides to ensure that recipients are connected with appropriate services as they transition back into the community and to share or collect collateral information;
  • Appointment navigation by accompanying to first behavioral health and medical appointment-including but not limited to travel training, reengagement in community care, and ability to identify needs and barriers to services as well as making appropriate referrals
  • Review documentation and conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments to determine the medical, psychiatric, housing and other social needs in the community.
  • Obtain historical and collateral information from multiple sources as it relates to behavioral and physical health, substance use, and criminal history;
  • Monitor, evaluate and record participant progress with respect to care plan goals;
  • Counsel participants in individual and group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental and physical illness, family issues, housing problems and unemployment and other social determinants of health;
  • Provide ongoing family conferences and psycho-education to families and others within the support network;
  • Provide on-call after hour crisis intervention services when needed to participants and their support network, including respite referrals and other diversion and stabilization services;
  • Attend and participate in team meetings and supervisory sessions;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned;

Qualifications;

  • Master's degree or higher in social work, mental health counseling. License required.
  • A minimum of 1 year post-masters work experience in the behavioral health and/or criminal justice field, preferably with the target population.

If you join us, you'll have these great benefits:

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
  • 27/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

This position requires travel throughout New York City.

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family : Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function : Misc Professionals
  • Pay Type : Salary
  • Employment Indicator : 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Min Hiring Rate : $60,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate : $63,000.00
  • Travel Required : Yes
  • Required Education : Master's Degree



 


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