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Employment Specialist

Brooklyn, NY

Posted: 05/09/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38178 Compensation: 60,000

Job Description

Job Overview - Employment Specialist:
We are seeking a dedicated Employment Specialist to join our team in Brooklyn, NY. You will deliver comprehensive services to individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI), co-occurring substance use disorders, and criminal legal system involvement. This role involves community outreach, providing educational and vocational support, and promoting client recovery and stability.

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: $60,000/year
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday


Responsibilities of the Employment Specialist Include:
  • Community Outreach and Support: Provide at least 80% of treatment contacts in the community, including leading groups when clinically indicated. Collaborate with clients' support networks and other service providers on treatment planning, service coordination, and case management.
  • Team Collaboration: Attend and participate in daily team meetings to discuss clients’ clinical and case management issues. Provide 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on a rotating basis.
  • Documentation and Compliance: Complete required documentation for NYS OMH, DOHMH, Medicaid billing guidelines, and internal policies. Complete required documentation and toxicology tests for clients with active Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) orders.
  • Client Advocacy and Liaison: Collaborate with clients' support networks and service providers on treatment planning and service coordination. Provide clinical services that are anti-racist, gender-responsive, culturally humble, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented, client-centered, and evidence-based.
Qualifications of the Employment Specialist Include:
  • MHC-LP, LMSW, LMHC, LCSW, with current New York State license.
  • Experience working with individuals with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorders.
  • Experience with various evidence-based models pertaining to the treatment of substance use and mental illness.
  • Experience working with individuals involved in the criminal legal system preferred.
  • Highly organized and self-motivated team player.
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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