Mental Health Clinician - East Elmhurst, NY

Mental Health Clinician - East Elmhurst, NY

02 May 2024
New York, New york city 00000 New york city USA

Mental Health Clinician - East Elmhurst, NY

$3048 /perweek Social Worker Needed for East Elmhurst, NY -Position: SocialWorker -Pay:$3048 per week (Qualified Travel Pkg) -Pay:$65 / hour (local) -Setting:K-8 -Start:5.20.24 -Length:13 weeks -Hours– 40 -Setting – Corrections Facility -Requirements:NY LMSW, Must have 2 years of experience QualifiedTravel Pkg – Must reside more than 50 + miles from location For immediate consideration please email resume or call: Brandon Rose at813.280.8816 or email your resume to The Social Workercollaborates with the multidisciplinary team and provides input in thedevelopment of the IHP/IEP for students requiring social work intervention andsupport in the school setting. Essential Duties andResponsibilities:

Establishes a set of rules and procedures that are appropriate for therapeutic setting and are within the parameter of the full instructional program

Designs and develops appropriate individualized service plans that are based on the IEP and supports the curriculum using diagnostic information from a variety of assessments and assessment processes

Uses available and appropriate resources as a bridge to the instructional program

Effectively transitions students from therapy to classroom and classroom to therapy

Plans in collaboration with the educational team for the prevention and intervention of inappropriate behaviors, while maintaining the dignity of the student

Engages student in providing positive feedback using effective reinforcement techniques

Interacts effectively with (a) students, (b)family members, (c)educational team members, and (d) professionals outside the organization

Knowledgeable about general development and the impact of the disability on the student and his/her family

Utilizes community, state and national resources where necessary to promote the safety and welfare of students

Collaborates with all assigned students and educational support staff as well as any assigned student teachers, interns, and volunteers working in the school for the welfare and safety of all students while in the classroom, on school grounds, during before and after-school activities

Adheres to Amergis and District policies and procedures


Holds a Professional Educator License with School Social Worker (SSW) endorsement as required by state, contract and/or facility

May be required to have MSW or LCSW per state, contract or facility

Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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