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Counselor/Social Worker/Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Company: Riverside Medical Center
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:


St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

St. John's has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its' commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals' vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John's dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.

St. John's Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


Maintain ongoing participation in the daily operation of the program through the provision of various clinical and therapeutic activities for the provision of substance use disorder treatment services. Maintains clinical records in compliance with all regulatory bodies and SJRH/BHS policies and procedures. Provides assessment, case management, intervention, orientation, treatment planning, individual/group treatment services and discharge planning for patients and their families. Collaborates with internal staff and external community resources for client treatment purposes and relationship building. Participate in all necessary activities to ensure payment for treatment services by insurance/managed care companies including, but not limited to, Medicaid/Medicare. Prepare reports, maintain statistical data, and attends meetings, as assigned.


Must possess a minimum of one year of providing substance use disorder treatment service or two years experience as social worker or two years experience as a mental health counselor. DOC clearance for all jail-based positions. HS diploma or GED required. Social workers are required to have a Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited school. Mental Health Counselors are required to have a Master's or Doctoral degree in mental health counseling from an accredited school. CASAC and/or other QHP preferred, except in cases where it is required to meet regulatory QHP staffing requirement ratios. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.

Keywords: Riverside Medical Center, Yonkers , Counselor/Social Worker/Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Healthcare , Yonkers, New York

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