Mental Health Therapist/ Counselor
The W Medical Group is seeking to hire skilled and compassionateLCSWs , LMSWs or LMHCs who can work independently, as well as in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team as a primary therapist, who identifies psychosocial issues and concerns of adults residing in various Assisted Living Facilities and provide clinical services that will improve and/or maintain their mental health, a major part of healthy living. No travel is required each Social Worker will be dedicated to the Assisted Living facility near his/her home. The W Group will provide a medical assistant to assist you with scheduling and assisting in bringing the patients to the appointments
Immediate availability throughout all 5 boroughs and Long Island
For candidates holding LMSW this position offers the opportunity to accrue clinical client and supervisory hours towards LCSW
For candidates holding LCSW and LMHC this position provides the opportunity to further hone skills need for Private Practice
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The candidate will be responsible for providing individual and/or group therapy to residents of various Assisted Living Facilities. Candidate will be interacting with adults currently impacted by mental and/or behavioral health issues within facilities. Candidate will be responsible for engaging, assessing, and treating the residents to generate healthy, well-adjusted lives.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties include functioning, under the direct supervision of a licensed clinician, as a primary therapist for a subset of residents in the Assisted Living Facilities; conducting and documenting initial biopsychosocial/diagnostic assessment; developing treatment plans; and maintaining progress notes and other related documentation. The therapist is responsible for facilitating supportive, psychoeducational, and insight-oriented psychotherapeutic interventions; providing crisis interventions to high-risk patients, engaging with them in improving and maintaining their mental health. The candidate is responsible for collaborating with appropriate personnel and/or the interdisciplinary team to develop most appropriate treatment plan, while documenting all interventions within the required regulatory timeframes. Candidates will participate in individual supervision and departmental training programs that will introduce new developments and techniques within the mental health discipline.
A valid NYS Licensed Master Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor.
One to two years of professional experience providing direct client care is preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills, English proficiency is a must, however the ability to communicate in a secondary language is a plus.
Competitive Annual Salary - $ 55,000 $85,000
Paid Time Off
Paid Sick Days
Employee referral bonuses
Oversight for licensing provided (as needed)
WHY WORK AT THE W MEDICAL GROUP?
The W Medical Group is proud to be the largest provider of senior living and adult care in the state of New York. The W Medical Group is an amazing, values-based company culture ripe with collaboration, encouragement and camaraderie. We offer a track to growth based on what you put into the role and your passion for learning in the company. In your role youll have the ability to innovate and make an impact with your ideas in real-time.
Position TypeRegular Full-Time