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SENIOR MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIS

BRONX, NY, US


University Behavioral Associates/Montefiore Health Care Systems - Case Management Services’ (CMS) overall program goal is to attach individuals to needed services and provide support while they stabilize with a focus on assisting them with long term financial stability through employment or obtaining federal benefits (SSI/SSD).  The Senior Mental Health Specialist, as a member of an interdisciplinary team, is responsible for evaluating public assistance applicants and other referrals from the NYC Department of Social Services (formerly Human Resource Administration-HRA)  to determine their treatment needs including (but not limited to) substance use, medical, and mental health.  The Senior Mental Health Specialist will interview clients and complete a bio psychosocial, review records, and confer with other professionals to make appropriate referrals for care and other social service needs. Will using brief motivational interventions to assist clients in their recovery Hours are 8:30AM -5:00PM Monday-Friday; office is located in the Wakefield section of the Bronx (10466)

 

Skills/Requirements:

  • LMSW, LCSW, or LMHC with some experience with substance abuse.
  • SPANISH SPEAKING strongly PREFERRED 
  • Applicant must be computer literate and fast typing (at least 35 WPM) essential to keep pace with documentation (electronic case records),
  • Knowledge of NYC HRA cash assistance, NYCWAY and STARS, helpful but we will provide training
  • Justice Department clearance will be conducted.

 

UBA is an innovative behavioral management services organization. Founded and affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein & Montefiore Medical Center, UBA has access to world leaders in behavioral healthcare. Montefiore's compensation is competitive across all disciplines, and our benefits packages reflect both your changing lifestyle needs and the unique role and responsibilities you provide to Montefiore.

 

 

Department: CMO Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 4119 White Plains Road, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 100126 

 

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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