Family Therapist, Manhattan Shelter ACT Program

Visiting Nurse Service of New York   •  

Manhattan, NY

Industry: Healthcare

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Less than 5 years

Posted 32 days ago

Overview

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with compassionate, high-quality home health care. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life.

Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees- including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals- deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 48,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.

Responsibilities

Provides therapeutic, family-oriented services to participants and their families of choice who are enrolled in the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team. Applies psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of professional services to participants and their families of choice. Leads ACT team in the support and counseling of participant supportnetworks. Works under general direction.

Licensure: Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and/or Masters of Social Work required.

Education: Masters degree in social work, psychology, health and human services or a related field required.

Experience: Minimum of one yearworking with families in a mental health social services. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs required.