Job Opportunities

JOB TITLE:                   Program Director, Supported Housing Programs

REPORTS TO:              Chief Operating Officer (COO)

SUMMARY:     Responsible for the administration, clinical direction and ensures all consumers receive quality clinical services in Supported Housing and Bronx Star (Supported Transitional Addiction Recovery) programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Ensures that programs maintain full capacity of 148 consumers throughout the fiscal year.
  • Oversee the intake process.
  • Ensures consumers obtain Medicaid, entitlements and are refereed for medical, mental health and substance abuse services required.
  • Ensures successful DOMH and OMH audits.
  • Ensures all contract reports including LOS data are completed accurately and submitted on time.
  • Provide weekly documented supervision to Staff, completes performance evaluation and in-service education training.
  • Regularly accompany staff to visit consumers in the community.
  • Actively participates in the development and implementation of program policies and procedures ensuring contract compliance with standards established by the agency.
  • Participates in all management meetings, attend monthly Community Board meetings as assigned.
  • Provide, create and monitor all quality improvement systems to ensure that all chart documentation and contract requirements are up to date at all times.
  • Participate in incident review committee.
  • Follow all fiscal procedures, ensures accuracy and submission of all fiscal reports in a timely manner as required.
  • Maintains program staffing pattern, monitors time and attendance, scheduling of staff, approve leave requests and prepare summaries for payroll processing.
  • In consultation with supervisor and HR Manager to recruit, train, orient, promote and discipline staff.
  • OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED.

QUALIFICATIONS:       Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) and CASAC or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and CASAC required with three years progressive supervisory and/or management experience. Candidates must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel; experience with AWARDS and/or CARES a plus; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY: E-mail cover letter and resume to WestonRecruiting@thebridgeny.org Note: in the subject line “Director SH Programs”

We are seeking Case Managers for Supportive Residential Services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure that consumers are living in safe, clean and decent environments. Assist consumers with assessing needs and strengths to set goals and objectives. Ensure that consumers are linked to all necessary ancillary services including psychiatric, medical/dental treatment, vocational and educational resources, legal and financial entitlements. Provide crisis intervention in acute episodes of emotional and physical distress in order to contain consumer’s regression and to ensure the safety of consumers. Represent the agency at conferences, meetings, treatment providers, community and professional groups. Write the individual service plans, service plan reviews in a timely manner for all consumers on the assigned caseload. Assist consumers with entitlements, budgeting and managing utilities. Escort consumers to housing, benefits, and psychiatric/medical appointments when required. Extensive walking around the City to escort and visit consumers at scatter site locations. Responsible to perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an Associates degree and at least 2 years of Mental Health experience, particularly in the area of case management; BSW and CASAC are desirable, good interpersonal, writing skills and computer skills – experience with AWARDS preferred and bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus.

Please submit resumes via email to WestonRecruiting@thebridgeny.org  and indicate the title “Case Manager SPH” in the subject line.

 

JOB TITLE:       Program Coordinator

REPORTS TO:  Program Director

SUMMARY: WESTON HOUSE Licensed Apartment Treatment Program (48 beds) is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist the Director with day to day program operations and assumes responsibility for the program in the absence of the Director.  The Coordinator is also responsible for direct client care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Appropriate interventions to reduce unnecessary de-compensation, hospitalization, relapses and escort clients as needed.
  • Ensure consumers are living in safe, clean and decent environments.
  • Conduct intake meetings with new referrals and informs the Program Director and the Team of all “High Risk” behaviors or medical conditions.
  • Document progress notes as they pertain to consumers’ individualized Care Plans, and ensure that all clinical and medical interventions are clearly documented in progress notes.
  • Answer agency on-call phone at all times, report and document all contacts with consumers.
  • Adhere to all agency policies, procedures and comply with government contract guidelines and standards.
  • Ensure documentation meets OMIG/Medicaid standards and all services are verified before the submission to the billing department.
  • Provides individual supervision to case managers to help them perform services of training, assistance, support and related clinical interventions and document on minutes of supervision forms and submit copies to supervisor.
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with Executive, Supervisory staff, and Team members keeping all abreast of critical issues pertaining to assigned consumers.
  • Attend trainings and meetings.
  • Perform all related administrative and recordkeeping tasks.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:   This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, MSW preferred, a minimum of three years’ experience working with adults who have a severe and persistent mental illness with or without a history of substance abuse and some supervisory experience preferred.   Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel; experience with AWARDS. Candidate must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send your rѐsumѐ and cover letter to: WestonRecruiting@thebridgeny.org

Seeking Residence Counselors for our residential programs in Manhattan and Bronx locations for all shifts (day, evening and overnight).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible to assist consumers to develop Activities of Daily Living Skills (ADLs) such as general apartment maintenance, shopping, traveling, taking medication, symptom management, personal hygiene, money management, self-advocacy, utilizing community resources and other areas as appropriate. Provide timely documentation of restorative services and/or weekly progress notes and weekly site visit reports as applicable. Escort clients to outside appointments to obtain benefits, medical, mental, dental healthcare appointments when necessary and assist consumers with shopping. Manage crisis within the residential setting utilizing recognized crisis intervention strategies, participate in fire drills and appropriate incident reporting. Supervise medication administration of all residents and maintain appropriate documentation in accordance with medication policy. Documentation of services provided. Participate in supervision, staff meetings, agency meetings, in-service and all trainings as required. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalency. Minimum 1 year experience in a social service setting, community center and/or security position. Knowledge of mental health issues.   Basic computer skills and competency in written and verbal communications.  Ability to work in a team, recognize the need for confidentiality of information and to maintain a secure safe residential environment.  Strong problem solving and organizational skills.

HOW TO APPLY: E-mail cover letter and resume to WestonRecruiting@thebridgeny.org Note: in the subject line “RC Positions” NO CALLS please

 Weston United is an Equal Opportunity Employer