Clinician - ACS

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-787264
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 26, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

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

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

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

FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide individual therapy and group counseling to youth
  • Carry a caseload between 18-25 youth, ages range from 3-17.5 years
  • Enter progress notes into the database within 72 hours to support CFTSS Billing
  • Complete biopsychosocial assessments within 30 days of intake and annually
  • Complete treatment plans within 30 days of intake and quarterly
  • Complete monthly clinical summaries for youth on medication management regime
  • Complete case summaries and/or court reports for youth to support permanency/placement goals
  • Administer required behavioral and mental health assessments for youth
  • 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)

Experience and Skills:

  • License in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, or Mental Health Counseling with experience in strength-based family and children’s services
  • 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 required
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations

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 and stapling
  • 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
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location

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. 

In accordance with federal, state & local laws, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.