LCSW Temp to Perm in Brooklyn, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

We are seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to provide quality, competent, safe and compassionate care based on established standards in a patient-focused preventative and treatment care.  LCSW will work closely with a team of professionals to provide culturally sensitive, high quality, comprehensive health services to the community to achieve expected outcomes and comply with company mission.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide screening, diagnoses and evidence-based therapy to clients and provide individual, family and group psychotherapy in a variety of settings.
  • Must have an understanding of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders (DSM –V).
  • Conducting intake assessments, counseling, and collaborating with other programs to provide appropriate clinical services and facilitate communication.
  • Advocating for and assisting clients in navigating the service delivery system, providing information and referral services as needed, and serving as a liaison with various social service agencies, including mental health clinics and hospitals, to ensure receipt of appropriate clinical and related services.
  • Utilizes the social work interventions in providing case management services, and improved patient management across the continuum of care for chronic diseases
  • Maximizes care skills by increasing the client/family/significant other(s) ability to cope with client's health status/prognosis/outcome.
  • Identifies/screens customers and meets their service requirements.
    Assesses patient/family for appropriate utilization of resources and community services.
  • Maintains files of care coordination, final outcomes and delays with implementation of services.
  • Participates in patient rounds to assess clients' barriers to care and coordinate healthcare system and community organization resources to address clients' needs and psychosocial needs, verify appropriate social work interventions, documentation and compliance with standards.
  • Addresses and resolves patient/family satisfaction issues on an ongoing basis.
    Identifies and/or intervenes to meet the psychosocial / counseling needs of the patient/family in crisis, i.e. end of life, abuse, and neglect issues.
  • Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of services as determined by the Medical Director.
  • Requires the ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, races, sexual orientations and gender identities or expressions.
  • Education – provides health teaching to patients and families, participates in development and delivery of educational programs for area health care providers.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Licensure required - Valid NYS LCSW-R
  • Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft applications.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  • Experience working in an environment that provides Individual/Group Therapy
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Sensitivity to cultural, religious, racial, disability, and gender issues.