Licensed Clinical Social Worker

New York Medical College,

Student Mental Health and Wellness Center at NYMC
 
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Last Posted:

Mon, Nov 28th, '22

Deadline:

02/26/2023

Start Date:

11/28/2022

Last Updated:

Mon, Nov 28th, '22

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Temporary

New York Medical College ("NYMC" or "College") is accepting applications for a per diem, Licensed Clinical Social Worker ("LCSW") in the Office of Student Mental Health and Wellness ("SMHW"). Our team plays an integral role in student success and is focused on providing mental health and wellness support to students in all graduate programs of the College. The per diem LCSW will assume a variety of direct clinical responsibilities, including, but not limited to, initial assessments and triage; time-limited psychotherapy and supportive counseling; identification of, and liaison to, outside psychological resources and social supports; implementation of focused support groups; and ongoing contact and support for high-risk students who have been referred to community resources. This role also includes establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse campus constituencies including students, administration, faculty, and staff.


Duties

1. Provide individual counseling (primarily short term), group counseling, initial assessments, crisis intervention, and consultation to students regarding a variety of mental health and developmental concerns.
2. Provide consultation to members of the NYMC community as needed and as appropriate, including but not limited to, senior management deans, student affairs, medical education, academic support personnel, academic professors, course coordinators, faculty etc. and/or serving as a liaison.
3. Participate in creation and delivery of wellness programming, (planning, implementation, and success of programming).
4. Provide culturally sensitive clinical services that address the unique needs of BIPOC students, students from other diverse backgrounds, and students with intersecting identities
5. Provide consultation services for staff and faculty colleagues, students, and parents consistent with ethical guidelines, including confidentiality

6. Participate in the after-hours and office hours intervention as needed.
7. Maintain documentation that meets legal, professional, departmental, and ethical standards of practice for clinicians
8. Be available for other duties as assigned by the Director of the Office of Student Mental Health and Wellness


ABOUT NEW YORK MEDICAL COLLEGE

Since 1860, New York Medical College (NYMC) has trained generations of students from all over the world to deliver skilled and compassionate medical care, explore the basic science questions that lead to important discoveries, and provide leadership in the field of public health and essential services to people with specialized care needs.

The School of Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and School of Health Sciences and Practice, the Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC, and the Touro College School of Health Sciences’ nursing program at NYMC – all on the Valhalla campus in Westchester County, New York, provides a large catchment area that enables our students to treat and work with culturally and economically diverse populations, and pursue a wide range of career, residency and internship opportunities. Our affiliate hospitals are some of the finest in the tri-state area, and our faculty is unsurpassed in their dedication and skill. 

NYMC is located on a 565-acre suburban campus shared with Westchester Medical Center, 15 miles outside of the New York City limits.

NYMC is distinguished by its inclusive and humanistic approach to education. Historically, we were ahead of our time in admitting and graduating women and students of color. Having joined the Touro College and University System in 2011, we are enjoying a new era of growth, diversity and opportunity, illustrated by recent innovations such as our Clinical Skills and Simulation Center, Biotechnology Incubator and impressive growth in applications and fundraising. After 159 years, NYMC is stronger than ever – excellent news for our students and the populations they serve.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

(A) Education requirement: Required Masters or Doctorate degree from an accredited program in Social Work
(B) Licenses or certifications: Required licensure as a Clinical Social Worker, in good standing in New York State
(C) Technical/computer skills: Proficiency with virtual platforms, EHR, Microsoft office suite
(D) Prior experience: 

(E) Qualifications 

 
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