Social Worker / LCSW (Social Worker #)
Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by KA Recruiting Inc.
Seeking a Full Time LCSW Licensed Social Worker to join our team! Spanish speaking is preferred but not required.
Our company provides the highest quality comprehensive primary, preventive, and behavioral health services to all who seek it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. We are a Federally Qualified, Non-For-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk County. We are currently seeking a full-time Social Worker to join our team at the Riverhead site.
A Social Worker will be responsible for providing assessments and evaluations for individuals and families, group and individual counseling, advocacy and referral, education and case management for a diverse population.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Interviews patients and family members.
Obtains psycho-social histories of patients.
Provides individual, group, family and material counseling.
Acts as case manager to help patients negotiate the treatment system.
Responsible for keeping patient records current.
Participates in team meetings.
Develops treatment plans with patients as required.
Writes reports and documentation as required.
Consults with other staff regarding treatment of patients.
Coordinate care with other community agencies such as probation, parole, social services, etc.
Reviews case records to monitor quality of care.
Identifies and categorizes each patient's age-specific grouping of needs, such as those for infant, adolescent or geriatric patients.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
Minimum Education Requirement:
Master's Degree in Social Work and LCSW preferred.
Minimum Work Related Experience:
Preferred Work Related Experience:
Licensure/ Certification/ Registration Requirement:
Valid Social Work license in the State of New York
Preferred: Bilingual and able to read and write English/Spanish.
Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication and clinical skills and the ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity in working with a diverse population.
We are a network of 27 community and migrant health centers located in Peekskill, Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Amenia, Dover Plains, Pine Plains, New Paltz, Goshen, Greenport, Haverstraw, Monticello, Middletown, Nyack, Suffolk County, Walden and Yonkers. Annually, we serve over 135,000 patients through well over 500,000 visits throughout a nine county region in New York State.
We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, Life and AD&D insurance, ongoing training opportunities and a wellness program.
Interested candidates please submit your resume.