Bronx Psychiatric Center, Bldg 13 - 1500 Waters Place
Minimum Qualifications Current permanent status as a Licensed Master Social Worker 1 and qualified for lateral transfer ~OR~ Eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidate must possess experience treating patients with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders.
For permanent, non-competitive appointment under the Civil Service Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement (HELP) Program, candidate must be licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
NOTE: Candidate(s) must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Failure to maintain Medicaid/Medicare eligibility will result in the termination of employment.
Mandatory overtime (MOT) is a requirement of this position. Chosen candidate(s) will be added to the mandatory overtime roster, which is utilized on a rotating basis. The MOT is applied during times of emergency, after the agency has made a good faith effort to have overtime covered and all other staffing options have been exhausted (volunteers, hourly staff, contracted staff). Our Addiction Treatment Centers (ATCs) operate 24/7/365 programing. Therefore, MOT IS an essential function of this position and is critical to maintaining adequate staffing at all times in order to ensure the health and safety of clients within the facility.
OASAS ATC's are Tobacco-Free facilities.
Duties Description The Licensed Master Social Worker 1 will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and social work team. The incumbent will function as a clinician responsible for treating patients with complex presentations and/or co-occurring disorders. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Patient assessments;
• Treatment planning to include contributions to initial and final transition plans and comprehensive treatment plans;
• Treatment to include group and individual counseling, experiential/activity/recovery seminars and workshops, and various other clinical sessions;
• Service provision of Evidence Based Groups.
• Patient record-keeping and case management;
• Quality and performance improvement activities;
• Assisting in maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment;
• Participate as an integral member of the multidisciplinary team;
• Leadership and organization of intern program.
• Seek out and participate in additional training including delivery of evidence based treatments;
• Other related duties as assigned.
Additional Comments Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please submit your current resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and use reference code LMSW1/BRONX in the subject line of the email. If you are a current or former NYS employee please provide your Social Security # for verification of eligibility.