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Secretary / Counselor

Company: Transitional Services for New York
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Secretary / Counselor (Mental Health Residential Facility)TSINY, a non-profit mental health services agency seeks a Secretary / Counselor for its Bronx II location in Bronx, NY.Position Type: Full-timeAnnual Salary: $37, 315Requirements:All applicants must be fully vaccinated.Valid NYS Driver's License is required.Position SummaryThe Secretary / Counselor is responsible to submit, distribute and monitor requests for personal needs allowance amounts for residents. The secretary/counselor will also generate and provide the staff schedule. This position involves clerical work that includes, but is not limited to, answering phones, photocopying, and keeping good records of all financial transactions. Provide direct care services to an assigned caseload. Work hands-on with residents on learning daily living skills, such as personal hygiene, laundry, budgeting, and room maintenance. Accompany residents on medical and benefits appointments and off-site recreational activities. Meet with caseload individually for weekly sessions. Conduct clothing inventory and shop for seasonal clothing.Essential Functions: Type correspondence as requested. Complete monthly money requests for the residents.Complete petty cash requests. Distribute weekly monies to residents. Complete order requests for: Paper order suppliesOffice supplies Miscellaneous orders Submit weekly time sheets after Director's review. Maintain residents' financial records. Complete change of shift checklist form to include: Medication count of a control substanceReceipt of the correct number of residents in the residenceCount the correct number of charts in the file Location of Agency vehicle Correct number of house keysReceipt of valuables in the house, i.e., TV, VCR, copy machine, etc.Read Communication Log to obtain information from previous shift regarding the situation of immediate attention, i.e., crisis, maintenance, medical appointments, escorting residents to the clinics. Check mailboxes. Follow up if specific instructions have been given by Director. Check for messages from other co-workers. Check petty cash box. Submit receipts for petty cash expenditures. Report any unusual or different circumstances in the Communication Log (i.e., resident's change in behavior). Physical check of all residents' rooms (i.e., behind beds, closets, etc.). Check all fire exits. Meet individually with all residents on your caseload to check the following:Check residents' medication.Check program and/or workshop attendance.Check the room for cleanliness and tidiness.Check weekly budgeting plans.Check residents' daily for grooming and adequate clothing.Check residents' laundry completion.Check residents' compliance with daily chore assignments.Check residents' compliance with cooking assignments. Complete a progress note in the resident's chart. This progress note must reflect the individual treatment planning. Meet in group sessions with residents daily according to activities of daily living schedule. Escort residents to recreation outings as per recreation schedule. Completion of clinical contacts. Accompany residents to case conferences and medical appointments as needed and suggested by the clinical team: Quarterly Service Plans, Case reviews, ADL quarterly evaluation, Physical examination for residents, Functional assessment forms, Residents' fee agreementsPerform other related duties as required.Driver's license required.Experience/Education/Skills/Abilities:High School diploma

Keywords: Transitional Services for New York, New Rochelle , Secretary / Counselor, Administration, Clerical , Bronx, New York

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