• Services for the Underserved
  • $55,905.00 -83,990.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 12 Central Rd

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Position Overview

An exciting opportunity for a Licensed Mental Health Professional to work on the creation and development of an NY State Office of Mental Health (OMH) funded hospital-based care transition team that exclusively serves 730.40 designees at Metropolitan Hospital Center (MHC). 730. 40 is the designation given to patients transferred from Riker?s Island as they are considered unfit to stand trial for a misdemeanor offense due to an underlying mental health disorder. The role will involve addressing the preparatory needs of participants in the early stages of discharge planning, development of daily living skills, and coping mechanisms through group and individual work on the hospital units. The team will follow individuals into the community using the evidence-based Critical Time Intervention model of care to ensure that they become both linked and engaged with identified community providers and that their support network is sufficient to meet their needs. The clinician will also be responsible for supervising a peer case manager. The role will require some on call coverage.

  • Master?s degree or higher in social work, mental health counseling, nursing or psychology
  • New York State Licensed Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, or Psychologist
  • A minimum of 3 years post-masters work experience in the mental health and criminal justice field, preferably with the target population
  • Supervisory experience and the ability ot work independently
  • Experience interacting with community stakeholders preferred

Company Overview

Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.

Benefits Overview:?We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

Associated topics: advocate, clinical, domestic, family, insights, lmsw, mental, social, social service, tirr

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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