Careers at JASA Behavioral Health Clinician (Clinical Social Worker)- Geriatric Mental Health Clinics
This is a temporary position with the potential of ongoing employment.
The Clinical Social Worker will deliver services to address the behavioral health needs of LGBTQ Older New Yorkers with Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed Care, under the auspices of JASA’s Geriatric Mental Health Clinic, a New York State Office of Mental Health-licensed Article 31 outpatient clinic. Primarily remote, with occasional on-site or field work.
- Provide evidence-based mental health interventions to individuals, families, and groups
- Administer mental health screening tools
- Develop, implement, monitor and document treatment plans
- Provide appropriate information and referrals to clients and collaterals
- Participate in staff meetings, program planning, trainings, conferences
- Represent the agency at events and meetings as needed
- Complete required case records, reports and statistics within mandated timeframes, utilizing electronic systems (EHR, funders’ systems, Google Docs and Sheets, Microsoft Excel, etc.)
- Maintain cooperative relationships with public and voluntary agencies, programs, services and facilities
- Participate actively in regular individual and group clinical supervision, including interdisciplinary team conferences
- Ensure all services meet regulatory requirements
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Demonstrated experience working with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.
- Possession of or candidacy for a New York State License in Clinical Social Work or Clinical Psychology; Possession of LMSW, LMHC, LCAT, LMFT or similar may be considered.
- Three or more years working in a mental health setting or with an older adult population or similar
- Desire and ability to work collaboratively and engage in quality improvement activities as part of a committed, integrated team
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively and concisely both in writing and orally
- Strong attention to detail with the ability to solve problems; to elicit, comprehend, and synthesize accurate and specific information; prioritize work; to work independently; and to excel in a high-performance culture
- An understanding and appreciation of the roles of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, and individual values as they relate to serving clients
- Professional maturity and strong commitment to JASA’s mission
- Basic computer skills; familiarity with an electronic client record system preferred
JASA mental health clinics are now affiliated with HRSA National Health Service Corps (NHSC) federal student loan forgiveness program. Check out JASA's profile on the Health Workforce Connector: https://connector.hrsa.gov/