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SOCIAL WORKER ASSISTANT

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Date: Mar 1, 2019

Location: BRONX, NY, US

Company: Montefiore Medical Center

Social Worker Assistant 

Case Management Services (CSM)  

 

Social Worker Assistants/Case Managers are in the field approximately 60% of the time (average ½ day each day) performing the following duties:  using brief motivational interventions to assist clients in their recovery form substance use; advocating for clients at their substance use treatment programs and HRA mandated work activity sites such as Career Compass and WeCARE Vocational Rehabilitation Services; ensuring that psychiatric, medical and vocational needs are being met and that the care is coordinated; moving clients toward employment and self-sufficiency or toward an application for disability(SSI) for those who are unable to work.  Field work includes program visits, escorting clients who need direct assistance to various appointments, and home visits as part of progressive outreach and to deliver services to some special populations as assigned by NYC Department of Social Services (formerly HRA). 

 

Case Managers spend the remainder of the week telephoning clients and programs, engaging/orientating newly admitted clients to our services, documenting all clinical and vocational activity in an electronic case record and receiving individual and group supervision. Program is funded on performance based contracts so you need to be able to deliver outcomes.  Hours typically 8:30AM -5:00PM Monday-Friday; office is in Wakefield section (10466) and field work is throughout the Bronx at locations accessible by public transportation.

 

SPANISH SPEAKING PREFERRED  

Computer literate and fast typing (at least 35 WPM) essential to keep pace with documentation (electronic case records), ability to use laptop and smart phone to work in field, Knowledge of NYC HRA cash assistance, NYCWAY,  STARS, and Health Homes very helpful but we will provide training as necessary.  

 

 

 

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: 98509 

 

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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