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The Jewish Board Social Worker (Licensed) in The Bronx, New York

Make a bigger difference

**WORKING WITH US**

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

- 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to 3 weeks' vacation days
- Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
- Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
- Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension.
- Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through our many company initiatives, including employee resource groups (ERGs) like Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

**ABOUT THE JOB**
The Harry Blumenfeld/Pelham Office Counseling Center provides assistance to children and adults who are coping with a wide range of emotional and social problems. The Pelham Office Counseling Center offers the following services: evaluation and assessment, medication management, crisis intervention, time-effective and ongoing individual, couple, family, and group therapy, as well as loss and bereavement services for children and their caregivers.

The Social Worker provides clinical services as part of an Article 31 OMH certified outpatient mental health clinic. The clinics are located in diverse communities and provide services to individuals of all ages and their families and support systems. Clinical services are provided using a trauma-informed, evidence-based, racially & culturally affirming approach. Interventions include, but are not limited to, **evaluations; individual, group and/or family therapy; care coordination; and crisis interventions.**

Responsibilities include:

- Conducting comprehensive evaluations and psychosocial assessments
- Developing treatment plans in collaboration with clients and family members (as appropriate), to identify treatment needs and interventions and review/revise treatment plans to reflect client's treatment progress and changing problems/goals.
- Providing individual, group, family, collateral treatment and crisis services/interventions
- Collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team, provide medically necessary services
- Be actively self-reflective & self-aware of how clinical and administrative practice impacts clients, families, and the communities we serve
- Approaching work with an anti-racist lens and open to continuously learning and evolving
- Liaising with families, schools, criminal justice, and other community agencies to coordinate care
- Participating in clinical meetings, staff meetings, trainings, and supervision
- Open and willing to receive constructive feedback
- Maintaining documentation according to the standards and time frames established by the Jewish Board, regulatory agencies and/or funding sources
- Maintaining professional behaviors and ethical standards as established by licensing board, relevant professional association and the Jewish Board policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.

**TO QUALIFY**

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented Social Workers of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

- Master's degree in counseling or social work from an accredited program AND a New York State License or limited permit in Mental Health Counseling (LMHC); or social work (LMSW) required.
- Experience with documenting in electronic health records and using Microsoft Office software
- Experience with telemental health platforms a plus
- Fluency in a second language is preferred.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.



**Other details**

- Job Family Clinical Staff \[300s\]
- Job Function Social Workers
- Pay Type Salary
- Employment Indicator 8832 - Physician & Clerical
- Required Education Master's Degree

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