The Psychiatric Social Worker provides direct psychosocial services to mentally ill adults and/or children in the community who are experiencing psychiatric and/or psychosocial difficulties. Utilizes the Needs Adapted Treatment model of care.
The ideal candidate applies psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of professional services to participants and their families of choice. Assists in the overall functioning of the Parachute Program. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: Valid driver's NY State license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. Current registration to practice as a Licensed Master Social Worker in New York State required. Education: Master's degree in Social Work required. Completed Needs Adapted Treatment Model (NATM) training or must complete within the first nine months of employment. Experience: Minimum of one year as a social service provider with clients in a mental health setting required. Bilingual skills 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.