Outreach Counselor- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field - Mandarin speaking required
Conducts outreach to locate, engage and screen eligible clients for PEARLS decreasing depression program. Also responsible to provide in-home treatment for eligible program participants. Coordinates effective communication between all team members to ensure appropriate referral and linkage to the full array of necessary physical and behavioral health services. Works under general direction. Licensure: Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. Education: Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field OR NYS Peer Certification required. Experience: Minimum of two years professional experience in care coordination, case management and/or providing direct service to mental health consumers preferred. Effective oral/written/interpersonal communication skills required. Computer fluency preferred. Experience providing field based services required. Bilingual skills preferred, and may be required as determined by operational needs.
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Countries. For over 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to improving the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost effective healthcare in the home and community. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 44,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.