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PT Group Worker
Outreach Development Corporation
As one of the leading providers in behavioral health services, Outreach offers an exciting, high-energy, rewarding work environment. Outreach is seeking a Part Time Group Work to work in our Evening Outpatient Program located at 11 Farber Drive, Unit D, Bellport, NY. The Part Time Group Worker is responsible for the delivery and implementation of direct clinical services and serves as a member of the treatment team.
Outreach Fun Fact: Outreach was named one of The Best Companies to Work for in New York State in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017!
Tuesday and Thursday, 4 PM to 9 PM
The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Facilitate groups on time and in a professional, ethical and caring manner.
•Provide backup coverage in the event of other clinical staff absences.
•Demonstrate initiative in task identification and completion; use time efficiently and work with the Site Director and Program Coordinator to effectively handle volume of work.
•Address program issues with the Program Coordinator, which pertain to strategic objectives, annual plan and overall delivery of services. Participate in and support agency quality improvement programs; support actions to improve care and services based on outcome data.
•Identify, plan and implement appropriate activities under the director of the Program Coordinator.
•Complete all documentation (i.e., progress notes, group notes) in a timely manner. Maintain easy to use system of filing, clinical and administrative record keeping and other documentation. Inform Site Director and/or Program Coordinator of any problems or anticipated inability to meet deadline.
•Actively participate in all meetings (i.e., staff meetings, case conference, team meetings and individual supervision), if necessary, by being prepared utilizing problem-solving skills and providing appropriate feedback to team members.
•Maintain communication and teamwork with Evening Program staff and case managers to integrate and enhance clinical services.
•Submit weekly schedules, ensure prior approval for off site activities, monitor and enhance effective utilization of time.
•Maintain computer skills that are appropriate to level needed for optimal job performance; proficient with using e-mail, Word Perfect and other programs as necessary.
•Exercise due diligence in the delivery of quality care in line with agency Medicaid Compliance Plan and systems of accountability.
•Insure communication through the compliance officer and/or the supervisory structure of any violation of non-compliance with the agency’s Medicaid compliance plan and personnel policy and procedure.
•Experience working in an outpatient 822 program
•CASAC-T, CASAC, LMSW, LMFT or LHMC preferred
•May consider Limited Permit/Clinical Masters level with relevant experience in group work
•Experience in addiction/substance use disorder treatment settings
•Experience with AVATAR electronic health records a plus
•Experience working with clients with co-occurring and mental health problems a plus
fax: 718 849 1093
Please visit the Career Page of our website: www.opiny.org to apply on-line
Posted on 12/20/17; CVMHA ID #11686