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  • Fred Cooper Substance Abuse Services Center
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $17.95 p/hr
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Fred Cooper Substance Abuse Service Center (SASC), which is licensed by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and funded by Medicaid and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, serves people with alcohol and substance abuse problems who are homeless or marginally housed. SASC also has services specifically designed for clients who are dually diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse. One of a number of BRC's low-threshold programs, SASC provides the setting and support necessary for severely dysfunctional chronic alcoholics and other substance abusers with poor treatment histories to have a reasonable chance of attaining long-term sobriety and stability in their lives.

 

HOURS:                                           

Part-time 21 hours per week

Monday - Friday; 9:00a - 1:00p  or   Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:00a - 5:00p

                                                                                                                                  

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:    

Meets with clinical team members and gives input when needed; Engages each client assigned to the team and provide guidance and advice as needed; Spend time with clients assigned to the team during meal times and recreation time; Escort and assist clients in going to HRA, Social Security etc.; Attends community meetings as assigned. Provides feedback to the clinical team in order to determine how the team can service the client to the best of their ability. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned. CRPA preferred.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                      

H.S. diploma/ GED and Certified Peer Specialist.  Knowledge of OASAS rules and regulations, and be able to maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation. Bilingual (Spanish/ English) preferred. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

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