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Clinician

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MHC WeWork - New York, NY
$54,000.00 - $65,180.00 Salary/year

 

Position Title:

Clinician

Position Type:

Full-Time

Department/Program:

Mental Health Clinic

Direct Supervisor:

Mental Health Supervisor

Direct Reports (if any):

N/A

 

About Graham Windham:

In full partnership with families and communities, Graham Windham strives to make a life-altering difference with children, youth, and families who are overcoming some of life’s most difficult challenges and obstacles, by helping to build a strong foundation for life: a safe, loving, permanent family and the opportunity and preparation to thrive in school and in the world. With over 500 full-time employees serving children and families in multiple programs throughout the Bronx, Brooklyn and Harlem, Graham Windham provides an exciting and enriching work experience.

 

Program Description:

Graham Windham’s Community Mental Health & Wellness Clinic is an Article 31 OMH program that offers a variety of evidence-based treatment for children, youth, young adults, and their families from the age of 5-25 years of age, based on our comprehensive psychiatric and biopsychosocial evaluations. We offer individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, psychological and psychiatric evaluations, psychopharmacology management, and support services. Our Harlem clinic offers walk-in hours for immediate mental health assessments. Each treatment plan is created in collaboration with the client based on the needs of the individual client. We also offer bilingual services in Spanish to better support the needs of our communities.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, group, family, and collateral treatment and crisis services/interventions that are focused and goal oriented. Offer information and counseling on the best course of action during sessions. 
  • Apply the appropriate evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, to assess, monitor and ameliorate symptoms; to minimize the negative effects of trauma symptoms, behaviors and environmental stressors.
  • Provide, implement and coordinate comprehensive initial and ongoing assessments and treatment plan for new intake clients and then ongoing for clients on caseload.
  • Collaborate with client, collaterals and their multi-disciplinary clinical treatment team (i.e. psychiatrist, nurse practitioner, foster care team, care management, care coordination, etc.) in developing, reviewing and modifying the treatment plan and as issues arise. Monitor and evaluate clients’ progress and modify treatment plans as needed.
  • Consult with other behavioral health, primary care and specialty care providers as appropriate. Collaborate with outside organizations such as schools, hospitals, higher level of care programs, and other service programs on behalf of client’s care needs.
  • Provide engagement and rapport with the purpose of fostering an individual’s commitment to engage in a therapeutic relationship and attend therapy regularly. Explore motivation, resistance to therapy and attendance as needed. 
  • Maintain electronic records and documentation according to the standards and time frames established by OMH, Medicaid regulations and Graham policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain expected levels of productivity and provide quality care as defined by regulatory agencies and Graham. 
  • Provide crisis intervention services with the purpose of de-escalating situations of acute distress or which require immediate attention and manage up reportable incidents as well as complete necessary documentation. 
  • Coordinate the discharge planning process. Identify the resources and support needed for transition to another program and make necessary referrals, linkages for treatment, rehabilitation and support services.
  • Be actively self-reflective & self-aware of how clinical and administrative practice affects clients, families, and the communities we serve. Be open and willing to receive constructive feedback. 
  • Approach work with an anti-racism lens and be open to continuously learning and professional growth.
  • Participate in clinical meetings, staff meetings, trainings, supervision, case conferences, etc. 
  • Maintain professional behaviors and ethical standards as established by licensing board and Graham. Uphold the privacy of patient, client or protected member health information.

 

Location: This role could be based in one of the following locations.

  • Brooklyn (11201)
  • Bronx (10457)
  • Harlem (10027)

Position Qualifications: What do successful candidates need to have to do well in this position?

  • Master’s degree with professional license: LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, LCAT
  • Limited Permit holders eligible
    • MSW permit holders must obtain a license within 1 year.
    • MHC permit holders must obtain a license within 2 years. 
  • 1 year of post masters experience of clinical experience with children/adolescents/families 
  • Able to work evenings and/or Saturdays.
  • Bilingual Spanish Preferred with an additional salary differential given to employees who demonstrate adequate proficiency through a language exam.
  • High degree of computer literacy.
  • Experience in an Article 31 Mental Health Clinic preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with diverse populations preferred.

 

Salary & Compensation: Compensation for the Clinician role varies based on the candidate’s experience and licensure, as mapped below:

 

Role

Licensure

FLSA Classification

Annual Base Salary

Clinician I

Unlicensed MSW or MHC

Non-Exempt

$54,000.00

Clinician II

LMSW or MHC-LP

Non-Exempt

$57,275.00

Clinician III

LCSW, LMFT, or LCAT

Exempt

$63,180.00

 

Employees in non-exempt positions are eligible for overtime for all hours worked above 40 hours in a work week. Employees in exempt positions are ineligible for overtime.

 

Employees also have the potential to a earn Performance-Based Merit Award at the end of each fiscal year.

 

The Clinician role is eligible to participate in our employee benefits scheme which include health insurance, paid time off, holiday pay, retirement savings plans (defined contribution pension and 403B thrift with match), and professional development coaching and growth opportunities.

 

EEO Statement

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of Graham Windham (GW) is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. GW hires and promotes individuals solely based on their qualifications for the job to be filled.

 

Graham Windham believes that associates should be provided with a working environment which enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

 

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.

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