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LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Ref: 309541
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Queens, NY
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $80,000.00 - 80,000.00

Opportunity Description

The position is responsible for performing Mental Health for patients to ascertain their diagnoses. Providing care to a diverse and underserved population in an outpatient setting.

Company Information

Federally Qualified Health Center that provides primary and specialty healthcare.

Job Duties

  •  Performs Mental Health Assessments for patients to ascertain their diagnoses and establish treatment plans Provides individual and group counseling and psychotherapy 
  • Provides crisis intervention and/or counseling to diffuse conflicts among patients
  • Completes medical forms and documentation related to patient care including any necessary to facilitate transfer, and if indicated, referrals to outside programs or psychiatric clinics
  • Makes and/or tracks all referrals to other mental health agencies and providers
  • Works collaboratively with specialists for consultation and referral purposes
  • Works with others on the intake team to help determine whether or not a patient would be best helped by the facility or another agency.
  • Meets with other clinical staff to review cases
  • Maintains confidential case files, including documenting requests for confidential information
  • Follows the clinical chart review policies and procedures
  • Works in a team environment 
  • Provides workshops for families on communication and other family-related issues 
  • Coordinates emergency responses, including a team to minimize patient's danger to self and others, direct discussion with EMS/FDNY regarding patient's condition, referral to psychiatric or medical emergency departments and follow-up while patient is in the emergency department or upon release
  • Maintains ultimate responsibility for directing the course of the patient's mental health care and treatment plan within the scope of his/her expertise
  • Encourages health promotion, disease prevention, and health maintenance
  • Provides patient advocacy, as appropriate for the site
  • Participates in case-conference and case management activities

Education

Unrestricted New York State Clinical Social Worker license.

 

Experience & Skills Required

Minimum of two years’ clinical experience preferable.

Familiarity with word processing and other computer applications.

Demographic, Registration, Appointment/Scheduling, Scanning, Triage, PMH/Vitals, Orders, Immunizations/PPD, Progress Note, Reporting, Labs, Medical Summary, Telephone Encounters.

 

Certifications

Unrestricted New York State Clinical Social Worker license.

Benefits

Our client offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and retirement plan.

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