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.
The ACT program provides an integrated set of evidenced based treatment, rehabilitation, case-management and support services to individuals residing in Shelters and/or living in supportive housing programs or their own residences in the community who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional service delivery approaches. Through a mobile, multi-disciplinary team of staff, recipients are supported in their recovery through an individualized, person-centered model of care.
This multi- faceted position works directly with adults living with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and substance use disorders (SUD) living in NYC. In addition to providing direct care, this position provides administrative oversight and support to the treatment team to ensure the delivery of services is in accordance with regulatory and payer requirements. Clinical Coordinators use a recovery oriented approach to link recipients to the services they need to obtain housing and to achieve wellness self-management and increasing independence. Working in a team setting and primarily in the community, Clinical Coordinators assess risk and needs, develop person centered care plans, provide care management services, track and arrange appointments, educate clients and coordinate other aspects of clients’ health and community services.
Since this is an evolving program, other tasks and duties may be assigned.
- Assume administrative tasks such as chart auditing, collaborating with outside partners, facilitating team meetings and being the point person in crisis situations when Program and Team Director are not available.
- Supervise students
- Assist with on-boarding/orientation of new staff
- When needed/requested, lead team in-service training on topics that will improve service to clients.
- Comprehensive assessment of client within 45-60 days of entry into program. Periodic reassessment of a client’s medical and behavioral health needs and update of, adherence to recommended treatments, and need for care coordination
- Attend scheduled team meetings and one-on-one supervisions Collaborative development of an Individualized Care Plan (ICP) with the client, the client’s family and/or caregivers in addition to other service providers, and review and revise ICP per regulatory standards or when there are significant changes in functioning or clinical status.
- Provide care management services
- Obtained a Master’s level degree in human services field with appropriate NYS licensure (e.g. MSW,LMSW, LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, Creative Arts Therapist LCAT, licensed Occupational therapist, Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor, Rehabilitation Counselor, licensed psychologist or hold a Master’s Degree as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or Psychologist or Pastoral Counselor or Master’s degree in a related field.
- Previous work on an ACT team or similar type of community based/ mobile based program for at least one year a plus.
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.
- Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
- Job Function Social Workers
- Pay Type Salary
- Employment Indicator 8857 - Case Worker - Social Services - Traveling
- Min Hiring Rate $61,500.00
- Travel Required Yes
- Required Education Master’s Degree
- 2020 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223, USA