Brightpoint Health is member of the Hudson River Healthcare Group is the leading Federally Qualifed Health Center in New York. We provide intergrated primary care and behavioral health services to New York's most vulnerable population.
Join our Team at Bedford Health Center located in the heart of Brooklyn. We are looking for a Full Time LMSW or LCSW to join our team.
The Licensed Master Social Worker provides specialized knowledge and skills for psychiatric and mental health evaluation, assessment and management of clients. Strong therapy skills are essential. The position reports to the Senior Vice President of Behavioral Health
� Provides psychotherapy for patients.
� Provides psychosocial evaluations for patients
� Practices in collaboration with psych NPs, psychiatrist and other medical staff to manage patient care
� Assesses the multidimensional needs of patients and develops and implements careplans
� Functions as a patient advocate, by participating in clinical meetings, patient care conferences and informal discussion with health care and mental health program staff
� Provides patient education relative to psychiatric mental health issues
� Provides written reports and care coordination as needed.
� Attends and participates in continuing educational programs, seminars, etc., designated to maintain professional competence
� Performs all related duties, as assigned, or unrelated duties, as requested, during emergencies
� Demonstrates an understanding of the management and care of the adult substance abuse population
The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions
and the essential requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an
exhaustive statement of all the job functions
Master�s Degree in Social Work. New York State Licensed Master of Social Work Required. Experience with intakes and treatment plans for individual with History of Substance Abuse and Mental Health