Company: The Institute for Family Health
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Do you have a personal mission to make an impact in an underserved
community and improve access to quality primary care?
Are you a patient advocate who is passionate about promoting health
Do you have the ability to listen and communicate with patients
from a variety of backgrounds, social and family situations,
helping them to face the challenges they have dealing with their
The Institute for Family Health may be a great fit for you!
Join our team and work with an organization that supports a healthy
work life balance while making a great impact on the lives of many
we serve. Numerous opportunities for professional growth in
developing new clinical skills, clinical research, education,
training and advocacy for social justice in health care.
Provides clinical social work services to all age patients/families
in the Institute for Family Health. The scope of practice includes
but is not limited to diagnostic Assessment, counseling,
psychotherapy, brief treatment, behavior modification, case
Management and mental health consultation. The social worker will
report to the Regional Director and work collaboratively with
members of the health care team throughout the Organization
Performs clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks and
participates in departmental and regional meetings as well as in
the preparation and updating of policy and procedure manuals.
Provides direct social work services, which include crisis
intervention, individual, family and group counseling in
collaboration with other members of an interdisciplinary team and
completion of relevant documents, psychosocial evaluations or
service planed case management services.
Works in collaboration with physicians and other health care
personnel in patient evaluation and treatment, to further their
understanding of significant social and emotional factors
underlying patient's health problems
Utilizes Phq9 in the assessment of patients, following agency
guidelines for patients care with depression.
Assures social services compliance with legal, regulatory and
professional standards, including Article 28 and JCAHO (where
applicable) and OMH
Provides referrals for long-term counseling and for other necessary
services (e.g. substance abuse treatment, legal services, housing
Coordinates child abuse reporting with Vice President for
Psychosocial Services and Regional Director
Master in Social Work from accredited University
Experience in working with a diverse populations i.e., HIV,
homeless, mentally ill, elderly, children adolescents, etc
Excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence
based treatments for medical and mental health conditions.
Ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make
quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral
Should be comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with
an interdisciplinary team and have strong communication skills
Good knowledge of psychopharmacology
Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for
treatment of selected chronic conditions; Technical knowledge of
medical social work and relevant community resources, ability to
develop linkage with community organizations, as well as excellent
communication and human relation skill
Healthcare and mental health experience preferred
Bi-lingual, Spanish preferred
NYS License or license pending
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action:
The Institute for Family Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity
Employer. This job summary is intended to be brief and may not list
all the duties and functions required, however, it does highlight
the essential requirements. Nothing outlined in this job summary is
to be construed as an express or implied contract of
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