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Social Worker

at HRHCare

Posted: 6/4/2019
Job Reference #: 1523

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Hudson River HealthCare provides the highest quality comprehensive primary, preventive, and behavioral health services to all who seek it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. Hudson River Health Center (“HRHCare”) a Federally Qualified, Non-For-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk County. HRHCare is currently seeking the following healthcare professional. We are currently seeking a full-time Social Worker to join our team at the Riverhead site.

A Social Worker will be responsible for providing assessments and evaluations for individuals and families, group and individual counseling, advocacy and referral, education and case management for a diverse population.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients and family members.

  • Obtains psycho-social histories of patients.

  • Provides individual, group, family and material counseling.

  • Acts as case manager to help patients negotiate the treatment system.

  • Responsible for keeping patient records current.

  • Participates in team meetings.

  • Develops treatment plans with patients as required.

  • Writes reports and documentation as required.

  • Consults with other staff regarding treatment of patients.

  • Coordinate care with other community agencies such as probation, parole, social services, etc.

  • Reviews case records to monitor quality of care.

  • Identifies and categorizes each patient’s age-specific grouping of needs, such as those for infant, adolescent or geriatric patients.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.

Minimum Education Requirement:  

Master’s Degree in Social Work and LCSW preferred.

Minimum Work Related Experience:

2-4 years

Preferred Work Related Experience:

 5-8 years

Licensure/ Certification/ Registration Requirement:

  • Valid Social Work license in the State of New York

Preferred: Bilingual and able to read and write English/Spanish.

Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication and clinical skills and the ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity in working with a diverse population.

We are a network of 40 community and migrant health centers located in Peekskill, Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Amenia, Dover Plains, Pine Plains, Hudson, Middletown, New Paltz, Goshen, Greenport, Haverstraw, Spring Valley, Nyack, Monticello, Walden and Yonkers, Amityville, Southampton, Wyandanch, Shirley, Patchogue, Coram, Huntington, Brentwood, Riverhead. and the five boroughs. Annually, we serve over 185,000 patients and over 500,000 encounters.

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, Life and AD&D insurance, ongoing training opportunities and a wellness program.

Interested candidates please submit your resume.