Provide mental health counseling services in the home for adults 55+, who are homebound and diagnosed with depression. Also provide presentations on mental health to community-based organizations and seniors in the Bronx. Catchment area: Bronx, NY. Provide case management assistance to clients based on need. Education Requirement: Master’s Degree in counseling or social work applicable for the following NYS mental health provider licenses: LMSW; LCAT; LMHC; LMFT. License or provisional license preferred. Counseling experience preferred. Active NYS Driver’s License required. Program does have vehicles to use. Counseling visits are in the client’s home; travel is required. Spanish and English speaking preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Job is Monday-Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm. Non-union benefits apply.
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.