Psychotherapist 9/13/2016

Visiting Nurse Service Of New York Bronx, NY

Company
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1763780
AJE Ref #
576159560
Location
Bronx, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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:

The FRIENDS Child and Adolescent Outpatient Mental Health Clinic (Article 31) program description:

Program is integrated with the home-based crisis services offered by FRIENDS. It services children and adolescents ages 5-18, offering individual, family and group therapy, psychiatric assessment and treatment, and crisis intervention as needed. Services are provided on a short-term basis with an average length of stay of 6 to 12 months.

Job description:

Provides therapeutic counseling for children, adolescents and family members enrolled in treatment at the FRIENDS Clinic. Works under general direction.

This position will provide eligible candidates with clinical hours and supervision necessary to work towards LCSW licensure.

Licensure: Current registration to practice as an LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT or LCAT in New York State required

Education: Masters degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or Creative Arts Therapy after successfully completing a prescribed course of study at an accredited graduate school and certified or licensed by New York State.

Experience: Two years experience working as a clinician with patients in a mental health setting including one year of experience working with children/adolescents and families 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:

http://www.vnsny.org/system/assets/0000/3510/eeopost.original.pdf?1394816984
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