| Behavioral Health Clinician

77 Chicago Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA Req #3033
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Make a bigger difference

Behavioral Health Clinician

 

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

 

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

 

 

·       If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here.  Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.

  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.

 

  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live. 

 

  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.

 

  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.

 

  • You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

 

  

How you can make a bigger difference

 

Geller House is a short-term (approximately 60 days) residential rapid intervention center (RIC) that provides comprehensive diagnostic assessments, crisis intervention & treatment, a wide range of clinically appropriate recreational activities, aftercare planning for adolescents, ages eleven (11) to sixteen (16), from all 5 New York City boroughs.  There is often disparity between the chronological age, level of functioning and socialization skills for the youth.  Referrals are made by the NYC Administration for Children Services (ACS).

 

The Behavioral Health Clinician is a key member of the therapeutic team at Geller House.  He/She/They are responsible for supplying necessary, culturally sensitive clinical interventions within the realm of the program.  The Behavioral Health Clinician works closely with the division’s medical, milieu, psychiatric and psychology staff, to ensure appropriate evaluations and treatment interventions for the youth. 

 


  • Meet with assigned residents for weekly sessions, engage and remain in contact with their parents, ensure home visits are conducted, vocational/ Educational, psychiatric, recreational services are provided.
  • Identifying and providing access to specific concrete services and community resources
  • Engage families in planning for service
  • Identifying and providing access to specific concrete services and community services
  • Advocate, as necessary, with external resources such as mental health providers, treatment facility, FCLS, community members etc. on behalf of the residents.
  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling both on-site at Geller House for young women 17-21 years old.
  • Liaise between program, family court, ACS, case planners, youth’s family members, and relevant community members. 
  • Attend other planned ACS and school conferences, as well as court hearings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 


Qualifications 

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • License Masters in Social Work, (LMSW), with a minimum of one year of relevant experience with similar population. Or LCSW certification required
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Spanish speaking a plus

 

 

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

 

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans 
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities 
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation 
  • 27/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program  
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

 

Who we are:

 

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

 

More on Equal Opportunity:

 

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Misc Professionals
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Min Hiring Rate $37.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $37.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 77 Chicago Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA