Huriot — Mental Health Specialist II at Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Mental Health Specialist II

Visiting Nurse Service of New York

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Role Details

Overview Provides direct social work services including assessment and treatment planning, supportive counseling and supportive therapy, advocacy and psychoeducation, and linkage to community agencies and services, as required. Works under general supervision. Responsibilities * Performs social work assessments of patients/families; opens cases as appropriate. * Develops treatment plan and goals for patients/families as appropriate. * Provides supportive counseling and/or supportive therapy as well as ongoing social work services. Collaborates and refers to appropriate agencies as required. * Provides assistance in obtaining community services to patients, families and other caregivers. * Provides psycho education and advocacy for patients and families. * Assists staff, patients, families and other caregivers to understand third party reimbursement, entitlements and community resources. * Initiates and maintains written and verbal communications according to VNS Home Care policy. * Performs established workflow procedures. * Maintains productivity sufficient to meet VNS Home Care goals. * Acts as liaison with other community agencies. * Participates in related VNS Home Care activities, e.g., utilization review, staff meetings, education programs, etc. * Assumes responsibility for continued professional growth. * Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Licenses and Certifications: Valid NYS ID or NYS driver's license may be required as determined by operational needs. Education: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related degree required Work Experience: Minimum one year of social work experience in a mental health or social service setting required VNSNY is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

Visiting Nurse Service of New York provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 25, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Queens, New York
  • Salary: negotiable
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