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Respite Social Worker (LMSW)

New York, NY

Posted: 05/09/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38171 Compensation: 37.00

Job Description

Job Overview - Respite Social Worker (LMSW):
Make a difference in New York, NY, by joining our team as a Respite Social Worker. You'll conduct psychiatric assessments, create person-centered treatment plans, and offer essential supportive services using evidence-based methods.

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: $37/hour
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday to Thursday

Responsibilities of the Respite Social Worker Include:
  • Client Assessment and Planning: Assess clients’ substance abuse, health, mental health, and other care needs; recommend internal and external referrals.
  • Counseling and Psychoeducation: Provide individual and group counseling, prepare psycho-socials, and facilitate psycho-education groups.
  • Case Management: Deliver comprehensive case management services, assist clients in improving self-care, and achieving housing stability.
  • Discharge Planning: Manage discharge planning and engage and support clients 90 days post-discharge.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Manage client documentation, provide program narrative and/or statistical reports, and participate in ongoing QI and program evaluation activities.
Qualifications of the Respite Social Worker Include:
  • Licensure: New York State Licensed Masters in Social Work (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required.
  • Experience: 2 years of experience with homeless population and individuals with chronic health and/or mental health conditions and/or substance abuse disorders.
  • Skills: Ability to learn and provide evidence-based treatment practices, knowledge of treatment interventions and wellness management practices, proficiency in administering assessment tools, and delivering individual, group, and family counseling services.
  • Proficiency: Strong interpersonal skills, ability to create accurate and descriptive reports, and proficiency with office and internet software including email, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • Language: Bilingual 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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