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Social Worker

Company: Sun River Health
Location: Brentwood
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Sun River Health (SRH) is a network of 43 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) throughout the Hudson River Valley, New York City and Long island. SRH provides primary, dental, pediatric, OB-GYN, and behavioral health care to over 245,000 patients annually through its dedicated staff of 2,000 doctors, nurses, advanced practice providers (APPs) and other health care professionals to include social workers and other behavioral health practitioners. SRH prides itself on delivering high-quality, affordable care to those who need it most.

Today, with the merger of Brightpoint Health and a new name to reflect the history and mission on both organizations, Sun River Health is still delivering on that promise to communities across throughout New York. Sun River Health is one of the largest FQHCs in the country and has a tradition of innovation and advocacy.A Clinical Social Worker provides crisis intervention, bio psychosocial assessments, individual, family and group counseling and/or case management services to HIV positive patients, their partners, caregivers and family members, as well as other patients with issues related to chronic illness, aging, maternity, domestic violence or other social problems. In addition, perform job duties in compliance with systems and job specific standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Clinical Social Worker:

o Provides mental health services to patients with behavioral health conditions.

o Development and formulation of treatment plans for patients in care work with psychiatrists on monthly basis

o Handle active caseload of at least twenty-five patients

o Support transition and coordination for chronically and persistently mentally ill to appropriate, alternate care.

o Document all patient encounters appropriately and maintain comprehensive case notes.

o Review quality reports for site on all indicators monthly.

o Complete monthly program reports.

o Participate in regional network meeting.

o Serve as site liaison with HRHCare/Genesis program staff.

o Work cooperatively with entire HIV, medical and Behavioral Health team.

o Participate in and facilitate case conferences as well as other agency, school and/or community based meetings or trainings.

o Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients.

o Provides creative prevention services to individuals at risk of HIV infection and other chronic medical conditions or negative health or social factors.

o Provide pre and post test counseling; individual, group, family, marital and crisis intervention services.

Minimum Education Requirement: Master's Degree (MSW)

Licensure/Certification/Registration: LCSW required; Licensure required

Minimum Work Related Experience: 2-4 years

Preferred Work Related Experience: 5-8 years

Specialized Skills and Knowledge: Ability to communicate in English/Spanish (orally and written); Spanish preferred.

We are a network of 20 community and migrant health centers located in Peekskill, Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Suffolk, Amenia, Dover Plains, Pine Plaines, New Paltz, Goshen, Greenport, Haverstraw, Monticello, Suffolk, Walden and Yonkers. Annually, we serve over 110,000 patients and over 350,000 encounters.

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, Life and AD&D insurance, ongoing training opportunities and a wellness program.

Interested candidates please submit your resume.

Keywords: Sun River Health, Brentwood , Social Worker, Other , Brentwood, New York

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