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SENIOR MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIS

BRONX, NY, US


Qualified Health Professional [Mental Health Specialist] Grant Funded

university behavioral associates

 

Job Description:
Conduct assessments of clients referred to HRA funded WeCARE Program near Fordham Road and Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY. 

Key Responsibilities:
1. Interview clients, review records, and confer with other professionals to evaluate individuals' mental and physical condition and to determine their suitability for participation in a specific program track including Wellness, Federal Disability, employment with accommodations, or employment without limitations.
2. Conduct the Social Security Administration Sequential Evaluation as part of the assessment process.   
3. Develop client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.
4. Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in Individual treatment plans during re-assessments.
5. Review and evaluate client Functional Capacity Outcome during re-assessment when new medical and/or behavioral health information is provided
6. Initiate referral to psychiatrist, psychologist, review physician, physician assistant, CASAC or other health professionals as indicated during the assessment in order to complete the assessment in compliance with HRA policies and procedures.

Skills:
1. Able to assess Medical and behavioral health diagnoses and impact on individual's functional capacity. 
2. Knowledge of medications, side effects, and impact on individual's functional capacity.    
3. Requirements to qualify for Federal Disability Benefits.
4. Able to administer the SSA Sequential Evaluation 
5. Able to use multiple software systems to review and assess medical and behavioral health conditions as well as document assessment and outcomes in electronic medical record

EXCELLENT TIME MANAGEMENT AND WRITING SKILLS A MUST 
SPANISH SPEAKING highly desirable 

        

 

Department: CMO Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 2432 Grand Concourse, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 97956 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity

 

 

 

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