Mental Health Specialist II, PD 9/13/2016
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY OVERVIEW:
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day, more than 18,000 VNSNY employees including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
It provides care for at-risk, seriously and emotionally disturbed children and adolescents
Work schedule: evening and weekend hours.
This position is set aside for those who are scheduled to take the exam to become a Licensed Master's Social Worker.
Provides direct social work services including assessment and treatment planning, supportive counseling and supportive therapy, advocacy and psychoeducation, and linkage to community agencies and services, as required.
Education: Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related degree required. NYS Driver's Licence preferred. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Experience: Minimum one year of social work experience in a mental health or social service setting required.
VNSNY is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights, then please visit: