Clinican - TFFC - CNY

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-672524
    • Job Location: Auburn, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 05, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

JOB OBJECTIVES:

Under the supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, the Clinician will provide short-term, trauma-sensitive treatment planning and delivery for all UC. The Clinician will also provide assessment to these assigned youth while maintaining professionalism in all areas, including confidentiality.

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide individual therapy and group counseling to youth
  • Administer required behavioral and mental health assessments for youth
  • Carry a caseload up to twelve youth, ages range from 3-17.5 years
  • Coordinate services for each youth in conjunction with case manager
  • Provide therapy during traditional and non-traditional hours including weekends and evenings
  • Participate in 24 hour on-call phone availability for program youth and foster parents
  • Attend weekly clinical team meetings
  • Attend weekly staffing meetings
  • Attend weekly group therapy sessions
  • Provide record keeping and documentation for all clinical activities (case documentation)
  • Attend required training
  • Read required books
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. These essential job functions dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer

 

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Must be flexible to meet program needs
  • Evenings and weekends may be required

Experience and Skills:

 

  • Master’s Degree in social work or related field. LMSW, LMHC preferred or eligible for limited permit
  • One year of postgraduate direct service delivery experience preferred
  • Experience with a strength based, cognitive behavioral, and trauma sensitive approach to treating troubled youth preferred
  • Strong proficiency with completing the administrative components of treatment (case documentation) required.
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children
  • Bi-lingual - English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License preferred
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day
  • Completing paperwork - Such as copying, stapling as needed
  • Stand for several hours to meet tutoring needs
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains, plains - public transportation for lengthy periods of time
  • Walk up/down stairs as needed
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation as needed
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location

 

 

Benefits

As a benefits-eligible position, available benefits include medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, hospital indemnity and 401k benefits.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing