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Part Time LCSW- Queens Location *New*

Department: Primary Care - Behavioral Health
Location: Jamaica, NY

Join our Queens Sutphin Health Center! We have a new openings for a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker. This role is part time.  Must have experience working with Mental Health/Substance Use population!

Schedule is Monday; Friday & Saturday 8:30-4:30pm. 


**Only candidates with a NYS Clinical License (LCSW)  may be considered***

POSITION SUMMARY
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides specialized knowledge and skills for psychiatric and mental health evaluation, assessment and management of clients. Strong therapy skills are essential. The position reports to the Senior Vice President of Behavioral Health
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Provides psychotherapy for patients.
• Provides psychosocial evaluations for patients
• Practices in collaboration with psych NPs, psychiatrist and other medical staff to managepatient care
• Assesses the multidimensional needs of patients and develops and implements care plans
• Functions as a patient advocate, by participating in clinical meetings, patient care
conferences and informal discussion with health care and mental health program staff
• Provides patient education relative to psychiatric mental health issues
• Provides written reports and care coordination as needed.
• Attends and participates in continuing educational programs, seminars, etc., designated to maintain professional competence
• Performs all related duties, as assigned, or unrelated duties, as requested, during emergencies
• Demonstrates an understanding of the management and care of the adult substance abuse population
The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions
and the essential requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an
exhaustive statement of all the job functions
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling, Psychology, Family
Therapy, or related field as recognized by the US Department of Education. At least 2 years’
experience in the psychiatric mental health care of persons with HIV/AIDS.

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