BRC
  • Chemical Dependency Crisis Center
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $47,500 ($24.35 p/h)
  • Hourly
  • Other

Temporary Position


MAKE AN IMPACT

Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of those in your community? At BRC, our staff help New Yorkers experiencing homelessness reclaim their lives by providing a hand up, offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency, and restoring hope and dignity.

Each and every BRC staff member makes heroic contributions to our city, providing vital services in times of crisis and need. Through our commitment to employee wellbeing and development, BRC provides a workplace where staff can achieve their goals, make a difference with our clients, and grow personally and professionally. BRC is committed to a safe and healthy workplace: we provide PPE to all employees and enforce temperature monitoring and physical distancing best practices across our programs.

Today, we have over 1000 full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Come and learn why 95% of BRC employees report that they would recommend BRC as a good place to work, and join us in building a more caring and compassionate city.


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

BRC's Chemical Dependency Crisis Center (CDCC) offers 32 beds of supportive inpatient detoxification services for homeless men and women. These services are licensed by NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and funded by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The CDCC program provides medical services, individual and group motivational counseling, didactic health and substance abuse education, and therapeutic activities. In December 2014, CDCC added medically supervised withdrawal services its existing medically monitored withdrawal services, allowing the program to serve clients with a broader range of medical needs.


HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Tuesday- Saturday 10:00am-6:30pm


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage a client caseload. Perform intakes, provide individual and group counselling, referral, placements, bio-psychosocial assessments, evidence-based treatment plans, and crisis intervention. Gather and review documentation as requested for utilization management reviews of clients on caseload including completion of LOCADTRs. Participate fully in a multidisciplinary team including MD, RN, LPN, CASAC, LMHC, Peer specialists and LCSW. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

CASAC or Bachelor's and CASAC-T, or MSW, LMHC, LMSW required. Excellent time management skills. Bachelors strongly preferred. Knowledge of OASAS rules and regulations and be able to maintain accurate and timely billable 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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