UC Clinician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-728428
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 20, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

To 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).

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt.

  • Regular hours entail 9:00 am-5:00 pm, 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.

 

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

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