Addiction Treatment Social Worker -Buffalo, NY $50

Buffalo, New York

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 789044

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1800 / Week

Posted Date: 5/30/2024

Buffalo, New York

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1800 / Week

Job ID: 789044

Posted Date: 5/30/2024

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Under supervision of the Program Director, the License Clinical Social Work/Licensed Mater Social Worker responsible for the provision of short and long term psychotherapy to a caseload of psychiatrically diagnosed individuals within the integrated outpatient treatment program.

This position requires great organizational and time management skills.  The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities as defined by the ADA to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                             

·       Evaluates and provides therapeutic interventions for adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illnesses.

·       Assessments performed with complete formulation, differential diagnosis, treatment and safety planning.

·       Provides individual therapy and group services rooted in evidenced based practice.

·       Works as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and practices client centered and holistic care.

·       Communicates effectively with client, collateral contacts, outside agencies, referring agencies, and/or outside providers as needed for continuity of care.

·       Maintains appropriate and timely documentation of clinical services and related clinical contacts in accordance with OMH and OASAS regulations and organizational expectations.

·       Performs clinical, compliance, and administrative duties as instructed.

·       Assist in the development of Evidenced Based Practices Group Curriculums in collaboration with the team.

·       Assist in the creation or enhancing of group curriculums for new or upcoming group cycles.

·       Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and workshops, in order to maintain and improve professional competence

·       Provide clinical/task supervision for agency interns MSW, MHC, BSW, LMSW

·       Conduct seminars and training for other clinical staff on various mental health diagnoses.

·       Facilitate interdisciplinary treatment teams and case conferences to determine client care and treatment planning.

·       Provide crisis intervention on as needed basis.

REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                                                                              

 

·       3+ years previous relevant experience in Social Work experience in a Mental or Behavioral Health environment required.

·       Master’s Degree in Social Work or an equivalent related field required

·       Current and unrestricted LCSW/LMSW– NYS Licensure

·       S. I. F. I  preferred (Seminar in Field Instruction)

·       Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making.

·       Ability to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and discretion.

·       Must be able to multi task with strong organizational skills.

·       Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate both verbally and in written form.

·       Commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity.

·       Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under pressure, and operate with a keen sense of urgency and commitment to quality.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:                                                                           

·       Work is completed during normal business hours.

·       Work is completed on site.

·       Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (Typical of most clerical and administrative positions)

·       Sedentary work (equivalent to lifting approximately 10 pounds with occasional lifting and/or carrying of small objects.  A minimal amount of walking or standing may be required.)

·       Seldom: Bending, lifting, climbing

·       Frequent: Extended walking, typing, standing

·       Uses computer for word processing, spreadsheet use, SPSS use, and general data entry.

·       Follows established policies and procedures.

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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