Jobs Available

The following positions are available from NYS Council member facilities.  Resumes should be sent to each member directly.  Positions are posted on this page for approximately 30 days.

Member organizations with an open position should send a description of the position as well as a contact name and email to Cindy Levernois at cindy@nyscouncil.org.

 

Social Worker/Family Specialist (posted: April 4)
WellLife Network

POSITION SUMMARY:
A clinical staff member who, in addition to performing routine team duties has lead responsibility for integrating family goals and services with the tasks of all team member and for providing family psycho-education individually and in groups.

ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Demonstrate adequate knowledge of current DSM an understanding of AXIS 1 diagnosis, providing psycho-ed services in group, individual and family settings (wellness; community integration; vocational services).
  2. Work environment requires flexibility, with on and off site work locations, working as part of an interdisciplinary team and also individually.
  3. Manages caseload in terms of:
  • Schedules appointments in a timely manner.
  • Completes documentation as required:
  • Completes a treatment plan documenting goals/objectives that are behaviorally measurable. Supervisor and team psychiatrist must review and sign the plan.
  • Assists in the planning, developing and implementation of goals and training to further develop participants’ skills, including but not limited to:
  • Budgeting
  • Other duties as assigned
  1. Addresses cancelled/failed appointments from both clinical and administrative perspectives.
  2. Is aware of and attains productivity expectations.
  3. Completes treatment plan reviews on a bi-annual basis (every six month). Reviews must be done within a six month period; cannot exceed the six month period, even by one day. Each review must address goals/objectives in the treatment plan and be review by psychiatrist and assigned staff for utilization review.
  4. Documents all contacts in progress notes, both face-to-face and phone contacts. Notes are to relate to the goals/objectives on the treatment plan.
  5. Completes all correspondence in a timely manner with signature of psychiatrist/nurse practitioner and supervisor noting approval.
  6. Provides direct services in the community where consumer is most comfortable (i.e. home, work, stores, etc.)
  • Grooming
  • Nutritional planning
  • Use of public transportation
  • Use of community resources
  • Shopping
  • Housekeeping
  • Physical health & development
  • Adaptive behavior/independent living
  • Nutrition
  • Vocational development
  • Social development

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree in social work or related human service field.
  2. One year of training and/or experience in family assessment and intervention, psycho-education and/or family support services, including cognitive-behavioral strategies.
  3. Experience working with behavioral health population preferred.
  4. Clean and valid driver’s license. Access to a vehicle and willing to utilize own vehicle for home visits.
  5. Computer proficiency, including the ability to use email, navigate and enter all documentation into electronic medical record

Interested candidate should forward their resume to:  Lisa.Maher@welllifenetwork.org.

 

NYSTART Director (updated: April 10)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises

New York Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment (NYSTART) will increase the community capacity to provide an integrated response to people on Long Island with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, as well as their families and those who provide support. This will occur through cross systems relationships, training, education, and crisis prevention and response in order to enhance opportunities for healthy, successful and richer lives. For more information on START, please visit www.centerforstartservices.org.

Under the supervision of the Senior Vice President, the START Director is responsible for the overall operations of the Long Island START program. This includes supervision of the START Associate Director, the START Clinical Director(s), the START Medical Director, and the START Resource Center Director(s). The START Director will assume responsibility for all services, projects, and initiatives for the Long Island START team.  A full job description is available online here.

For consideration, please contact Mike Marzo @ (631) 273-1300 ext. 3463 or email MMarzo@familyres.org.

 

NYSTART Medical Director – PT (updated: April 10)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises

New York Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment (NYSTART) will increase the community capacity to provide an integrated response to people on Long Island with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, as well as their families and those who provide support. This will occur through cross systems relationships, training, education, and crisis prevention and response in order to enhance opportunities for healthy, successful and richer lives. For more information on START, please visit www.centerforstartservices.org.

Under the supervision of the START Director, the START Medical Director is responsible for providing medical/psychiatric consultation and training for all team members on the Long Island START team, as-needed treatment for guests at the START Resource Centers, and collaboration with existing service providers for individuals with a developmental disability and behavioral health needs.A full job description is available online here.

For consideration, please contact Mike Marzo @ (631) 273-1300 ext. 3463 or email MMarzo@familyres.org.

 

NYSTART Clinical Team Leader (updated: April 10)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises

New York Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment (NYSTART) will increase the community capacity to provide an integrated response to people on Long Island with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, as well as their families and those who provide support. This will occur through cross systems relationships, training, education, and crisis prevention and response in order to enhance opportunities for healthy, successful and richer lives. For more information on START, please visit www.centerforstartservices.org.

Under the supervision of the START Associate Director, the START Clinical Team Leader is responsible for the supervision of the START Coordinators in support of the Long Island START team. The START Clinical Team Leader will ensure that crisis support, linkages, outreach, and consultation services are effectively provided for individuals with a developmental disability and behavioral health needs.  A full job description is available online here.

For consideration, please contact Mike Marzo @ (631) 273-1300 ext. 3463 or email MMarzo@familyres.org.

 

NYSTART Coordinator (updated: April 10)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises

New York Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment (NYSTART) will increase the community capacity to provide an integrated response to people on Long Island with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, as well as their families and those who provide support. This will occur through cross systems relationships, training, education, and crisis prevention and response in order to enhance opportunities for healthy, successful and richer lives. For more information on START, please visit www.centerforstartservices.org.

Under the supervision of the START Team Leader, the START Coordinator is responsible for providing crisis support, linkages, outreach, and consultation services for individuals with a developmental disability and behavioral health needs.   A full job description is available online here.

For consideration, please contact Mike Marzo @ (631) 273-1300 ext. 3463 or email MMarzo@familyres.org.

 

Clinician – 2 positions available (posted: April 10)
Family Services & Hudson Valley Mental Health

Position Summary:

Two clinical positions are available – one in Poughkeepsie,NY and one in Beacon, NY.  This is a professional position involving the delivery of counseling and psychotherapy services to clients with social, emotional, and related difficulties. Responsibilities include but are not limited to intake; diagnostic assessment and evaluation; treatment planning; individual and group therapy; maintenance of case records; community education; coordination of treatment with other agencies and professionals providing ancillary services; and participation in client discharge planning. Case assignments and administrative supervision are received from the Clinic Director. Clinical supervision is provided. Peer assessment and suggestions regarding treatment plans are developed at weekly unit meetings. Supervision may be exercised over subordinate staff.

For a full job description and to apply for Poughkeepsie Position, click here.

For a full job description and to apply for Beacon Position, click here.

 

RISC Clinical Supervisor (posted: April 12)
Family Services & Hudson Valley Mental Health

The Relapse Intervention for Sex Crimes (RISC) program is a community-based treatment program for adult male and female sex offenders and non-offending family members to address sexual offending behavior. RISC follows the “Practice Standards and Guidelines” of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). This program is part of Dutchess County’s overall approach to managing sex offenders living in the community; to keep the community safe by reducing sex offender recidivism through intensive supervision and sex offense-specific treatment. As the RISC Supervisor, the clinician oversees all aspects of the program. For a full job description, click here.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to resumes@fpcny.org.