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NAC Careers for children with special needs and serious medical issues

We have a diverse range of professional needs, but they have one requirement in common: we are looking for people committed to helping children with serious medical issues and their families.

Please specify position of interest when applying and submit your resume and a cover letter by mail, fax or e-mail to:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10010

E-mail: hr@NacKidsCan.org
FAX: 212-696-1602


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY

  • Foster Family Services Social Worker

  • Department: Foster Care and Adoption

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges.
    2. To assist in this mission, New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is seeking a highly qualified, detail orientated Foster Family Services Social worker looking to join our interdisciplinary team.
    3. Position Type: Full Time
    4. Pay Range: Based on Experience
    5. Location: Midtown Manhattan (37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010)
    6. How to Apply:
    7. Please indicate " Foster Family Services Social Worker” in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:
    8. Mary Ann Code
    9. Human Resources Department
    10. New Alternatives for Children
    11. 37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
    12. New York, NY 10010
    13. eFax: 929-273-7865
    14. Phone: 212-994-7938
    15. Email: hr@nackidscan.org
    16. For more information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org
    17. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
    Duties:
    1. 1.Complete thorough assessments of prospective foster/adoptive families’ willingness and ability to provide care to children with special healthcare needs. Assessments will include all members of the household or family.
    2. 2.Facilitate the matching process of children referred for placement with the most appropriate family.
    3. 3.Collaborate with the foster parent recruiter to identify prospective families through community outreach, recruitment fairs, and orientation programs.
    4. 4.Conduct office, home and community visits as required by each case.
    5. 5.Train prospective foster families in approved pre-certification training curriculum and assists with ongoing re-certification foster parent training for licensed foster parents as necessary.
    6. 6.Completes all ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation in foster parent records conforms to agency, City and State regulatory requirements.
    7. 7.Maintains caseload through CONNECTIONS, including bed availability, training, and annual re-certification of assigned families. Maintains hard copy of foster parent records.
    8. 8.Participate in individual and group supervision. Participate in agency staff meetings and clinical in-service trainings.
    9. Participates in Family Team Conferences and Case Reviews as needed.
    10. 9.Provide advocacy, information and referrals to other NAC departments and outside agencies as requested.
    11. 10.Responsible for 24-hour on-call duty coverage on a rotating basis.
    12. 11.May provide individual therapy and/or group work services as assigned.
    13. 12.May be asked to assist other units on an as needed basis.
    14. Required Education and Experience:
    15. 1.MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW preferred.
    16. 2.Child Welfare experience; prior work in foster care preferred.
    17. 3.Prior experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds.
    18. 4.GPSII/MAPP Leader and/or Parenting Skills Training Leader Certification a plus!
    19. 5.Knowledge of health-related factors in working with medically fragile and/or chronically ill children, knowledge of mental health diagnoses, as well as experience in the area of child and adolescent development.
    Minimum Requirements:
      1.Strong clinical assessment skills

      2.Strong organizational, writing, communication and time management skills

      3.Desire to collaborate with an interdisciplinary-team

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Bilingual Foster Family Services Social Worker

  • Department: Foster Care and Adoption

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges.
    2. To assist in this mission, New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is seeking a highly qualified, detail orientated Bilingual (Spanish-English) Foster Family Services Social worker looking to join our interdisciplinary team.
    3. Position Type: Full Time
    4. Pay Range: Based on Experience
    5. Location: Midtown Manhattan (37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010)
    6. How to Apply:
    7. Please indicate "Bilingual Foster Family Services Social Worker” in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:
    8. Mary Ann Code
    9. Human Resources Department
    10. New Alternatives for Children
    11. 37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
    12. New York, NY 10010
    13. eFax: 929-273-7865
    14. Phone: 212-994-7938
    15. Email: hr@nackidscan.org
    16. For more information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org
    17. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. 1.Complete thorough assessments of prospective foster/adoptive families’ willingness and ability to provide care to children with special healthcare needs. Assessments will include all members of the household or family.
    3. 2.Facilitate the matching process of children referred for placement with the most appropriate family.
    4. 3.Collaborate with the foster parent recruiter to identify prospective families through community outreach, recruitment fairs, and orientation programs in Spanish as needed.
    5. 4.Conduct office, home and community visits as required by each case.
    6. 5.Train prospective foster families in approved pre-certification training curriculum and assists with ongoing re-certification foster parent training for licensed foster parents as necessary.
    7. 6.Completes all ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation in foster parent records conforms to agency, City and State regulatory requirements.
    8. 7.Maintains caseload through CONNECTIONS, including bed availability, training, and annual re-certification of assigned families. Maintains hard copy of foster parent records.
    9. 8.Participate in individual and group supervision. Participate in agency staff meetings and clinical in-service trainings.
    10. Participates in Family Team Conferences and Case Reviews as needed.
    11. 9.Provide advocacy, information and referrals to other NAC departments and outside agencies as requested.
    12. 10.Responsible for 24-hour on-call duty coverage on a rotating basis.
    13. 11.May provide individual therapy and/or group work services as assigned.
    14. 12.May be asked to assist other units on an as needed basis.
    15. Required Education and Experience:
    16. 1.Comprehensive oral and written Spanish language skills required.
    17. 2.MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW preferred.
    18. 3.Child Welfare experience; prior work in foster care preferred.
    19. 4.Prior experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds.
    20. 5.GPSII/MAPP Leader and/or Parenting Skills Training Leader Certification a plus!
    21. 6.Knowledge of health-related factors in working with medically fragile and/or chronically ill children, knowledge of mental health diagnoses, as well as experience in the area of child and adolescent development.
    Minimum Requirements:
      1.Strong clinical assessment skills

      2.Strong organizational, writing, communication and time management skills

      3.Desire to collaborate with an interdisciplinary-team

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Bilingual Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Mental Health and Pediatric Clinic

  • Department: Comprehensive Health Center

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning health care and social service agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, which serves children living with medical complexity, disabilities and/or significant emotional or psychiatric diagnoses and their families.NAC is currently seeking applicants for a new position of receptionist/administrative assistant in its newly renovated Comprehensive Health Center, integrating mental health and pediatric medical services in a single location. This is an exciting opportunity to work with individual and multidisciplinary teams of professionals at an innovative agency serving the needs of some of the most vulnerable children and families in New York City.
    2. Title:Mental Health and Pediatric Clinic Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
    3. Departments:Comprehensive Health Center
    4. Reports to:Mental Health Clinic Coordinator
    5. Hours:Full Time Position (35hr/week) including Evenings and some Saturdays
    6. The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant will serve as the initial primary contact with clients (children, adults and their families), guests and other visitors via front-desk and telephone interactions.
    Duties:
    1. Responsibilities
    2. 1.Greet all visitors and staff in a welcoming manner.
    3. 2.Distribute “Visitor Passes” as directed by internal policy.
    4. 3.Notify staff in the pediatrics or mental health clinics, as appropriate, that the client has arrived for an appointment. These staff members include
    5. a. therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists and social workers assigned for all clients with appointments in the Article 31 (Mental Health) clinic and for clients with appointments in the Article 28 (Medical) Clinic who are presenting for psychological evaluation; and
    6. b. the nurse on duty in the Article 28 clinic and social workers assigned for all clients presenting for pediatric medical appointments in the Article 28 clinic.
    7. 4.Notify clients' social workers of their arrival via phone, paging or email.
    8. 5.Answer telephones, screen and direct incoming calls to staff.
    9. 6.Distribute messages; in writing, verbally or electronically, as appropriate.
    10. 7.Interact with messengers & vendors.
    11. 8.Maintain Staff Sign-In/Out Sheets.
    12. 9.Maintain Client/Vendor Sign-In Sheets.
    13. 10.Maintain “Fire Drill ” and “Disaster Drill” Attendance Sheets in the event of a Fire Drill, Disaster Drill or False Alarm.
    14. 11.Communicate with transportation department for clients’ return home when needed.
    15. 12.Scan documents in Electronic Health Record system, Evolv.
    16. 13.Manage keys for various offices and closets in the agency at main reception desk as needed.
    17. 14.Schedule and confirm appointments, in collaboration with coordinators of the mental health and pediatric clinics.
    18. 15.Complete Transportation or Family Support Requests.
    19. 16.Assist clients in the check out process, as needed, before they leave the clinic.
    20. 17.Complete other administrative duties as assigned.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Education and Skills:

      •Speak Spanish and English fluently

      •Have a High School Diploma or its equivalent

      •Be computer literate

      •Have strong organizational skills

      •Have the ability to multi-task

      •Be accurate and detail oriented when performing complex tasks

      •Present with a highly engaging phone manner

      •Have the ability to interface easily with NAC clients and staff.

      •Considerable experience in general office procedures

      •1-2 years of Reception experience in a medical or mental health setting.

      •Is able to manage a mid to large phone console(s); work independently and under pressure; write legibly; follow written and oral instructions effectively.

      •Uses excellent communication skills to work within a team setting

      When applying, indicate “Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Comprehensive Health Center” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th

      Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      Fax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: HR@nackidscan.org

      To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

      “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Children and Family Treatment and Support Services Supervisor

  • Department: Children and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS)

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is a nonprofit child welfare, health and social services agency in NYC that serves children with complex medical and behavioral health conditions and their families through a range of clinical programs, social services and onsite medical and mental health clinics.
    2. The Children and Family Treatment Support Services (CFTSS) are part of a new state initiative to meet the behavioral and emotional health challenges of children and youth covered by Medicaid and their families. CFTSS are an array of clinical and rehabilitative services provided in the home and other community settings and are intended to identify behavioral health needs early and intervene to keep children on their developmental trajectory and avoid the need for higher end services and institutional placement. CFTSS can be delivered individually or in a coordinated comprehensive manner according to a treatment plan.
    3. RESPONSIBILITY:
    4. The Supervisor of the CFTSS Program provides effective leadership to program staff, and has knowledge of the program, organization and the function of the department and its policies and procedures.
    5. In close collaboration with staff from multiple disciplines, (s) he will develop, support and supervise the delivery of CFTSS.
    6. This position supports NAC’s mission to provide the highest quality care by complying with regulatory guidelines and meeting agency standards.
    7. This an exciting opportunity to develop and implement a new Medicaid funded program in close collaboration and partnership with the CFTSS Director.
    Duties:
    1. •Will play an active role in program development by creating, writing and implementing program policy and best practice.
    2. •Will be the face of the program by participating in internal and external meetings, teaching and promoting the program.
    3. •Recruit new staff and doing external outreach for clients, by developing relationships with other providers and entities.
    4. •Provides regular one-on-one supervision to assigned CFTSS Providers.
    5. •Monitors CFTSS providers and the provision of services. This includes regularly confirming provider availability for work, referring cases to appropriate providers, communicating with members of other departments, reading and approving documentation, and processing time sheets.
    6. Is also responsible for assuring all guidelines for service provision (e.g., Medical Necessity) are met.
    7. •Participates in team meetings, training and other program or agency-wide meetings as needed.
    8. •Reviews billing and data entry reports for accuracy. Ensures that providers are offering services in accordance with family preferences and agency expectations.
    9. •Oversees the timely and complete submission of required documents for Medicaid billing.
    10. •Assists in the recruitment, screening, interviewing and hiring of CFTSS providers
    11. •Plans, implements and ensures that all CFTSS Providers are properly trained and are up-to-date on all required trainings.
    12. •Attends recruitment events/career fairs throughout the NYC region in order to increase our CFTSS provider staffing pool.
    13. •Establishes contacts and resources in the community in order to gain referrals for new CFTSS providers and clients.
    14. •Develops relationships with Managed Care Organizations and Health Homes in an effort to market the program.
    15. •Stays informed of upcoming events and creates marketing materials to post and advertise for the CFTSS program.
    16. •Initially screens resumes received from outreach efforts.
    17. •Coordinates group and individual interviews based on current staffing needs.
    18. •Screens the application packets and determine which applicants should be sent to HR for reference checks.
    19. •Maintains status updates of each applicant’s progress through the hiring and training process by conducting ongoing communication with HR.
    20. •Makes the job offers to the candidate after approvals from the Associate Executive Director.
    21. •Plays an active role in making the most appropriate matches between new hires and clients.
    22. •Performs additional responsibilities in accordance with agency needs.
    Minimum Requirements:
      QUALIFICATIONS:

      •A Clinical Licensed Master’s Degree preferred with two or more years experience in the areas of Supervision, Recruitment and Child Welfare.

      •Required an LCSW, LMSW, LMFT or LMHC and be knowledgeable about trauma-informed care.

      •Excellent organizational and group work skills required. Training experience a plus. Ability to work a flexible schedule evenings and weekends required.

      HOURS:

      This is a full time position. Evenings and Saturday hours will be required to perform this role.

      How to apply:

      Please indicate “The Children and Family Treatment Support Services Supervisor” in the subject line when applying.

      Please email cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

      “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Case Associate - Bronx

  • Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Case Associate to join its Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program.
    2. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services with the goal of ensuring that families receive appropriate support to meet their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The Case Associate will assist social workers with casework activities and administrative case related tasks.
    3. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and organizational skills and share a commitment to family preservation and resilience.
    4. This is a home and community-based program so the candidate must be flexible with the ability to work independently and flex their hours to meet the needs of youth and parents. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, education and recreation specialists, and more!
    5. Title of Position:
    6. Case Associate
    7. Position Type: Full-time
    8. Location: 1775 Grand Concourse, Suite 703 | Bronx, NY 10453
    9. Program:
    10. Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Accompany clients to appointments such as Public Assistance, Medicaid, housing court, schools, IEP meetings, and medical appointments. Provide support and advocacy as needed.
    3. •Engage and support families in bringing their children to scheduled medical visits at the agency’s Medical Clinic and Medical Mobile Unit.
    4. •Joint home visits with Master’s-level Case Planners to provide age and developmentally appropriate play with children while Case Planner speaks with parent.
    5. •Provide parent education services to assist families with in-home structure and parent-child interactions.
    6. •Contact schools, doctors, in-home service providers, mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence programs to gather ongoing information on clients’ service needs.
    7. •Assist clients in obtaining grants and benefits as needed.
    8. •Document all of the above in a state-wide computer system.
    9. •Assist with case management and case-related administrative tasks, including filing, chart reviews, and data entry using the agency’s electronic health record.
    10. •Participate in case reviews, weekly supervisory sessions, and department meetings and trainings.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field

      •Prior experience working with families in a child welfare setting is preferred

      Required Skills:

      •Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and engagement skills

      •Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently

      •Bilingual in Spanish language a plus

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Bronx Case Associate “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resource Department

      New Alternative for Children Inc.

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

      For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., including more information on employee benefits and our agency culture, visit our website at www.nackidscan.org

      New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Bilingual Case Associate - Manhattan

  • Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc.(NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities,disabilities,chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges.To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Bilingual Case Associate to join its Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program.
    2. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services with the goal of ensuring that families receive appropriate support to meet their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The Bilingual Case Associate will assist social workers with casework activities and administrative case related tasks.
    3. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and organizational skills and share a commitment to family preservation and resilience.This is a home and community-based program so the candidate must be flexible with the ability to work independently and flex their hours to meet the needs of youth and parents.This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors,education and recreation specialists,and more!
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Accompany clients to appointments such as Public Assistance, Medicaid, housing court, schools, IEP meetings, and medical appointments. Provide support, advocacy, and Spanish translation as needed.
    3. •Engage and support families in bringing their children to scheduled medical visits at the agency’s Medical Clinic and Medical Mobile Unit.
    4. •Provide Spanish translation for monolingual clients interacting with non-bilingual agency staff.
    5. •Joint home visits with Master’s-level Case Planners to provide age and developmentally appropriate play with children while Case Planner speaks with parent.
    6. •Provide parent education services to assist families with in-home structure and parent-child interactions.
    7. •Contact schools, doctors, in-home service providers, mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence programs to gather ongoing information on clients’ service needs.
    8. •Assist clients in obtaining grants and benefits as needed.
    9. •Document all of the above in a state-wide computer system.
    10. •Assist with case management and case-related administrative tasks, including filing, chart reviews, and data entry using the agency’s electronic health record.
    11. •Participate in case reviews, weekly supervisory sessions, and department meetings and trainings.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field

      •Prior experience working with families in a child welfare setting is preferred

      Required Skills:

      •Bilingual in Spanish language

      •Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and engagement skills

      •Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Manhattan Bilingual Case Associate “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resource Department

      New Alternative for Children Inc.

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

      For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., including more information on employee benefits and our agency culture, visit our website at www.nackidscan.org

      New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Behavioral Recreation Specialist

  • Department: The Peter Haje Center for Autism at NAC

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. The Behavioral Recreation Specialist will report to the Social Skills Program Coordinator and works out of the new state of the art Comprehensive Healthcare Center (CHC) located at New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC), an award winning child welfare agency with 35 years of experience exclusively serving children with complex, chronic medical conditions and co-occurring mental health challenges and their families. NAC’s on-site CHC includes Article 31 and Article 28 clinics and delivers a range of integrated interdisciplinary medical and mental health services. The hallmark of the agency is assuring quality professional and strength-based services to children and families involved in the child welfare system. The organization is located in midtown Manhattan with a new satellite office in the Bronx.
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Research and lead the planning/coordination of ASD specific trips/events as per ASD grant requirements
    3. •Create a monthly calendar of activities for Social Skills groups
    4. •Make ABA based materials and visuals as per client’s treatment plans
    5. •Organize and maintain client files (in accordance to grant regulations, agency regulations, and insurance regulations).
    6. •Maintain client attendance logs/files in Evolv (Electronic Health Record)
    7. •Gather information necessary to complete ASD monthly report
    8. •Complete and ensure accuracy of monthly report, to be sent to Social Skills Program Coordinator
    9. •Assist in referrals to Education and Recreation services for ASD clients
    10. •Assist Social Skills Program Coordinator in applying for OPWDD services for clients
    11. •Assist Social Skills Program Coordinator in finding and securing OPWDD services for eligible clients
    12. •Research ASD resources for families in NYC communities to create a monthly resource flyer
    13. •Attend outreach events with
    14. or in place of Social Skills Program Coordinator to recruit clients, as needed
    15. •Follow up with clients who have shown interest in ASD program services and program referrals.
    16. •Assign administrative task overflow to ASD Program Assistant when needed
    17. •Assist in any other task as assigned by Social Skills Program Coordinator in order to meet the needs of the ASD Program grant.
    18. •Assist in leading Social Skills groups/activities and related ASD Grant activities.
    19. •Take individual behavioral data and write individual client notes
    20. •Other tasks as may reasonably be required to meet the needs of the program and fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
    Minimum Requirements:
      •Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology or Social Work. Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) preferred.

      •Requires a minimum of 1 year experience working with children and young adults. Requires 1 year minimum experience in coordination, administrative duties or case planning.

      •Experience working with children and young adults who have an autism diagnosis preferred. Knowledge of and training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred.

      •Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

      Please indicate "Behavior Recreation Specialist" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

      New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Bilingual Homefinding Social Worker

  • Department: Foster Care and Adoption

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is seeking a highly qualified, detail orientated, bilingual (Spanish-English) homefinding social worker looking to join our interdisciplinary team.
    2. Description of Responsibilities:
    3. 1. Complete thorough assessments of prospective foster/adoptive families’ willingness and ability to provide care to children with special healthcare needs.
    4. Assessments will include all members of the household or family.
    5. 2. Facilitate the matching process of children referred for placement with the most appropriate family.
    6. 3. Collaborate with the foster parent recruiter to identify prospective families through community outreach, recruitment fairs, and orientation programs in Spanish as needed.
    7. 4. Conduct office, home and community visits as required by each case.
    8. 5. Train prospective foster families in approved pre-certification training curriculum and assists with ongoing recertification foster parent training for licensed foster parents as necessary.
    9. 6. Completes all ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation in foster parent records conforms to agency, City and State regulatory requirements.
    10. 7. Maintains caseload through CONNECTIONS, including bed availability, training, and annual re-certification of assigned families. Maintains hard copy of foster parent records.
    11. 8. Participate in individual and group supervision. Participate in agency staff meetings and clinical in-service trainings.
    12. Participates in Family Team Conferences and Case Reviews as needed.
    13. 9. Provide advocacy, information and referrals to other NAC departments and outside agencies as requested.
    14. 10. Responsible for 24-hour on-call duty coverage on a rotating basis.
    15. 11. May provide individual therapy and/or group work services as assigned.
    16. 12. May be asked to assist other units on an as needed basis.
    17. Required Education and Experience:
    18. 1.Comprehensive oral and written Spanish language skills required.
    19. 2.MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW preferred.
    20. 3.Child Welfare experience; prior work in foster care preferred.
    21. 4.Prior experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds.
    22. 5.GPSII/MAPP Leader and/or Parenting Skills Training Leader Certification a plus!
    23. 6.Knowledge of health-related factors in working with medically fragile and/or chronically ill children, knowledge of mental health diagnoses, as well as experience in the area of child and adolescent development.
    24. Required Skills:
    25. 1.Strong clinical assessment skills
    26. 2.Strong organizational, writing, communication and time management skills
    27. 3.Desire to collaborate with an interdisciplinary-team
    Duties:
    1. Please indicate "Bilingual Homefinder" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:
    2. Mary Ann Code
    3. Human Resources Department
    4. New Alternatives for Children
    5. 37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
    6. New York, NY 10010
    7. eFax: 929-273-7865
    8. Phone: 212-994-7938
    9. Email: hr@nackidscan.org
    10. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Salary: Based on Experience

    1. Assistant Director of Health Care Integration, Bridges To Health

    2. Department: Bridges to Health

      Full Time

      Key Responsibilities:
      1. NAC is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Health Care Integration. The Assistant Director of Health Care Integration will assist the Program Director in carrying out the standards set by New York State and City along with NACs professional standards for the Bridges to Health Program.
      2. To continue to create an atmosphere that reflects on NAC’s mission.
      3. Description of Responsibilities:
      4. •Will supervise a minimum of four Supervisors of Health Care Integration.
      5. Provides direct clinical and administrative supervision to ensure that all B2H clients and HCIs are being supported;
      6. •Will supervise Health Care Integrators if the program has this need during periods of transition;
      7. •Provides direct clinical and administrative supervision to ensure that the clients are being supported;
      8. •Overseeing disciplinary process for HCI Supervisors and HCIs;
      9. •Responsible for supervising the HCI Supervisors staff when they are not present at NAC;
      10. •If license allows, will run clinical supervision groups for LMSWs seeking LCSW licensure;
      11. •Assists with ensuring that all processes and functions of providing Health Care Integration services (engagement, assessment, and intensive case management) is being met;
      12. •Attends most meetings and participates in the majority of communications with state agencies (OCFS, OPWDD) and city agencies (ACS, DDSO) as it relates to the provision of the B2H Waiver Program;
      13. •Assists with ensuring that all training of HCIs and HCI Supervisors is provided and meets NAC B2H standards;
      14. •Attends meetings at case planning foster care agency and participates in home visits as necessary;
      15. •Works with Quality Improvement to ensure that the NAC B2H Program is meeting standards and improving best practice;
      16. •Job responsibilities may shift as we transition to Managed Care Transition but timeline is in development;
      17. •Assists with establishing and implementing policy and procedures to ensure efficient functioning and high quality service;
      18. •Responsible for any other duties reasonably required to meet the responsibilities of the position.
      Duties:
      1. Required Education and Experience:
      2. LMSW required, LCSW preferred. Experience in program development a plus.
      3. Child Welfare experience in a supervisory position is preferred.
      4. Required Skills:
      5. Knowledgeable in work with medically fragile children, children with developmental disabilities and/or serious emotional disturbance required.
      6. How to Apply:
      7. Please indicate "Assistant Director of Healthcare Integration" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:
      8. Mary Ann Code
      9. Human Resources Department
      10. New Alternatives for Children
      11. 37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
      12. New York, NY 10010
      13. eFax: 929-273-7865
      14. Phone: 212-994-7938
      15. Email: hr@nackidscan.org
      16. For more information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org
      17. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
      Minimum Requirements:
        Salary: Based on Experience

      1. Prevention Supervisor (LCSW/LMSW/LMHC) MANHATTAN Location

      2. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

        Full Time

        Key Responsibilities:
        1. The Prevention Supervisor will provide clinical and administrative supervision and professional leadership to a team of master’s level social workers and mental health clinicians at our Manhattan location. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience.
        2. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to coach and support staff in developing strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
        3. Description of Responsibilities:
        4. •Provide clinical and casework supervision for 4 master’s level social workers/mental health clinicians and a case aide.
        5. •Accompany social workers into the field for intakes and other visits as needed.
        6. •Participate in Planning, Elevated Risk, and Child Safety Conferences as needed.
        7. •Completion of supervisory documentation including monthly case review notes and professional development logs in accordance with ACS guidelines.
        8. •Complete staff evaluations in accordance with agency policy.
        9. •Ensure that progress notes, FASP/service plans, case forms and monthly statistics are timely, complete, and in compliance with NAC and ACS requirements.
        10. •Monitor and ensure staff training and development.
        11. •Maintain a collaborative relationship with ACS, referral sources, and community resources and providers.
        12. •Biannual audit preparation and response.
        13. •Participate in weekly Management Team Meetings and monthly Clinical and Departmental Meetings.
        14. •Work collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow social workers in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.
        15. Required Education and Experience:
        16. •LCSW, LMSW or LMHC from an accredited school required
        17. •Supervisory experience with master’s level clinicians and/or students
        18. •Prior experience in preventive services or child welfare is preferred
        19. •Knowledge of city-wide community resources and housing and entitlement systems a plus
        20. Required Skills:
        21. •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
        22. •Excellent clinical skills
        23. •Self-awareness and motivation around team building
        24. •Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)
        25. When applying, indicate “Prevention Supervisor-Manhattan” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:
        26. Email: hr@nackidscan.org
        27. Mary Ann Code
        28. Human Resources Department
        29. New Alternatives for Children
        30. 37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
        31. New York, NY 10010
        32. eFax: 929-273-7865
        33. Phone: 212-994-7938
        34. “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
        Minimum Requirements:
          Salary: Based on Experience

        1. Healthy@Home Supervisor (LCSW/LMSW/LMHC)

        2. Department: Healthy @ Home, Bronx location.

          Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. The Healthy @ Home Program is a comprehensive and multifaceted program that is designed to improve access to health, mental health and social services to families caring for children and youth with complex medical conditions. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Supervisor to join its Healthy@Home Program.
          2. The Healthy@Home Supervisor will provide clinical and administrative supervision and professional leadership to a team of master’s level social workers and mental health counselors at our Bronx site. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience.
          3. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to coach and support staff in developing strong relationships with at-risk families, families caring for children with complex medical conditions and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
          Duties:
          1. •Provide clinical and casework supervision for 4 master’s level social workers/mental health counselors and a case aide.
          2. •Accompany social workers into the field for intakes and other visits as needed.
          3. •Ensure that progress notes, psychosocial assessments, and case reviews are timely, complete, and in compliance with program and NAC requirements.
          4. •Participate in multidisciplinary case reviews, family meetings, hospital discharge meetings, school meetings and the like.
          5. •Participate in community outreach at hospitals, community specialty clinics, community based agencies, and more.
          6. •Review potential referrals and communicate with referral sources to identify families for services.
          7. •Monitor and ensure staff training and development.
          8. •Maintain a collaborative relationship with medical providers, acute and pediatric skilled nursing facilities, ACS, other referral sources, and community resources and providers.
          9. •Audit preparation and response.
          10. •Participate in weekly Management Team Meetings and monthly Clinical and Departmental Meetings.
          11. •Work collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow social workers in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.
          Minimum Requirements:
            Required Education and Experience:

            •LCSW, LMSW or LMHC from an accredited school required

            •Supervisory experience with master’s level social workers/mental health counselors and/or students

            Required Skills:

            •Prior experience in child welfare or hospital is preferred

            •Knowledge of city-wide community resources and housing and entitlement systems a plus

            •Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)

            How to Apply:

            Please indicate "Healthy@Home Supervisor" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            New Alternatives for Children

            37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

            New York, NY 10010

            eFax: 929-273-7865

            Phone: 212-994-7938

            Email: hr@nackidscan.org

          Salary: Based on Experience

        3. Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist) - Per Diem

        4. Department: The Peter Haje Center for Autism

          Per Diem

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. NAC’s on-site CHC includes Article 31 and Article 28 clinics and delivers a range of integrated interdisciplinary medical and mental health services. The hallmark of the agency is assuring quality professional and strength-based services to children and families involved in the child welfare system. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Behavior Technician who will report to the Associate Director of The Peter Haje Center for Autism and work out of the new state of the art Comprehensive Healthcare Center (CHC) located in midtown Manhattan.
          2. The Behavior Technician will provide hands-on service delivery of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children and young adults who have autism. The Behavior Technician will collect, maintain and graph data as well as take anecdotal log notes. Service delivery will be center based, with opportunities to generalize skills in the community setting.
          3. Description of Responsibilities:
          4. Case Specific:
          5. Deliver ABA therapy to a young adult, in his home between the hours of 6:00-7:30am daily. Service delivery will include, task analysis, modeling, self-recording and life skills (cooking).
          6. General Duties:
          7. Deliver ABA therapy to children and young adults who have autism, including but not limited to the use of, Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), Natural Environment Teaching (NET), Reinforcement Systems, Extinction Procedures, Verbal Behavior, Task Analysis, Behavior Reduction, Adaptive Daily Living Skills Training, Vocational Skills Training and Social Skills Training
          8. •Collect and graph ABA program and behavioral data per session
          9. •Take daily descriptive log notes of each session
          10. •Maintain client records and program data
          11. •Communicate consistently with Supervising BCBA/LBA
          12. Required Education and Experience:
          13. •Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field.
          14. •Requires a minimum of 1 year experience working with children and/or young adults who have neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.
          15. •Experience working with teenagers and young adults highly preferred.
          16. Required Skills:
          17. •Requires a minimum of 6 months experience implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy. Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) preferred.
          18. How to Apply:
          19. Please indicate "Behavior Technician" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:
          20. Mary Ann Code
          21. Human Resources Department
          22. New Alternatives for Children
          23. 37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
          24. New York, NY 10010
          25. eFax: 929-273-7865
          26. Phone: 212-994-7938
          27. Email: hr@nackidscan.org
          Minimum Requirements:
            Salary: Based on Experience

          1. Pediatric Nurse RN

          2. Department: Comprehensive Health Care Center

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning health care and social service agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, which serves children living with medical complexity, disabilities or serious emotional or psychiatric disturbance and their families. We are currently seeking a Pediatric Registered Nurse to work in the communities of families enrolled in our Prevention and Foster Care programs and in our clinics. This position offers highly rewarding experience for nursing professionals who welcome the opportunity to build strong relationships with at- risk families within their communities. It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part of multidisciplinary teams of professionals at an innovative agency serving the needs of some of the most vulnerable children and families in New York City.
            2. As a member of NAC’s nursing team, the Pediatric Registered Nurse (hereafter referred to as, “nurse”) is responsible for a caseload of children and families.
            3. The nurse makes clinical assessments during visits in the community and the clinics, provide anticipatory guidance and health-related education to children, youth and families, and helps coordinate care for children living with medical complexity, disabilities or serious emotional or psychiatric disturbance and their families. The nurse provides these services during regularly scheduled home visits and on-site in our Article 28 and 31 clinics. Care is delivered in collaboration with NAC’s outstanding teams of social workers, behavior specialists, education specialists, physicians, nurse practitioners, and other staff, together with providers and other professionals in the community.
            4. In addition, the nurse helps staff NAC’s Article 28 Clinic on a scheduled basis and, when possible, attend scheduled appointments with children and youth on the nurse’s caseload.
            Duties:
            1. Description of Responsibilities:
            2. • Make home visits to children in the Prevention and Foster Care Programs, according to program guidelines.
            3. • Accompany children and families to selected primary care and pediatric and surgical subspecialty visits, as needed
            4. • Attend selected multidisciplinary conferences held in community settings around the health care needs of children and families
            5. • Participate in clinic activities to help ensure that encounters occur in a thorough and timely manner.
            6. • Obtain and document vital signs; perform vein puncture and collect specimens for various labs; perform vision and hearing screening; administer immunizations as ordered by MD/PNP. Assess and triage children presenting with complaints of illness.
            7. • Provide direct care to patients that includes (but is not limited to) providing treatment for asthma, conducting physical assessment in cases of suspected child maltreatment, and delivery of emergency care.
            8. • Assess the medical needs of each child by reviewing his or her diagnosis, birth history, and inpatient and outpatient records.
            9. • Provide education for families on how to optimally care for their children in their home settings, particularly around the children’s special health care needs, with reinforcement as needed.
            10. • Collaborate with social workers, education specialists, recreation staff, mental health and other medical professionals, both at NAC and in the community, to assess each child’s health care needs and problems and implement health care plans. Maintain and update those plans as needed, assuring optimal quality of care.
            11. • Participate actively in multidisciplinary Clinical Case Conferences.
            12. • Make referrals for community-based care and provide follow-up as needed.
            13. • Provide follow-up on all children taking psychotropic medications. Serve as liaison to mental health professionals at NAC.
            14. • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all patient care and community based activities.
            15. • Provide telephone triage and advice to parents.
            16. • Assist in administrative duties, when needed.
            17. • Assist in quality assurance activities involving services provided to children in assigned caseload, including maintaining up-to-date medical record documentation.
            Minimum Requirements:
              Required Education and Experience:

              • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and current New York RN license (in good standing) required

              • At least one year of post graduate experience in pediatrics, maternal child health, and/or home care required.

              Required Skills:

              • Bilingual (English / Spanish) a plus.

              • Computer Literacy and experience with using electronic health records required.

              How to Apply:

              Please indicate "Pediatric Nurse, RN" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: hr@nackidscan.org

              For more information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org

              New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
            Salary: Based on Experience

          3. Social Worker, Foster Care and Adoption

          4. Department: Foster Care and Adoption

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. NAC is currently seeking a Social Worker to join its Foster Care and Adoption team.
            2. Master-level social workers will work in a supportive, learning and dynamic multi-disciplinary environment where they will receive extensive clinical supervision with the opportunity to earn hours towards the advanced license, and training. New Alternatives offers it social workers regular medical, mental health developmental disabilities workshops to support service delivery and offers approved CEU credits. Spanish speaking candidates and/or those with relevant professional experiences will receive a salary differential.
            3. Description of Responsibilities:
            4. •Facilitates permanency planning for all foster children and ensures that children achieve their permanency goals in as expeditious a manner as possible.
            5. •Assesses the needs of foster children and ensures that the appropriate range of clinical and concrete services is accessed as needed for each child.
            6. •Assesses the needs of birth or original caregivers and ensures that the appropriate range of clinical and concrete services is assessed; monitors clients’ attendance, progress and assesses behavior change through participation in services.
            7. •Conducts monthly face to face visits in their homes and in the community for all clients as needed.
            8. •Assesses foster parents for their potential suitability as adoptive parents; assist foster parents in managing the children placed in their homes; and assists foster parents in their efforts to work with birth families using a parent to parent model.
            9. •Directly provides counseling and case management services to foster children and their families.
            10. •Completes NY Children’s Services (NYCS), formerly called ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that all documentation conforms to agency, city, and state regulatory requirements including progress notes, Family Assessment Service Plans, permanency hearing and court reports.
            11. •Collaborates with NYCS staff, NYCS attorneys and NAC attorneys as needed for permanency planning and other issues.
            12. •Participates in Family Team Conferences.
            13. •Attends family court hearings.
            14. •Prepares comprehensive psycho-social reports and participates as a treatment team member in agency case review meetings.
            15. •Supervises visits between children and birth families, and arranges sibling visits.
            16. •Has responsibility for a 24-hour on-call duty and for Saturday coverage on a rotating basis.
            Duties:
            Minimum Requirements:
              Required Education and Experience:

              •MSW from an accredited school of social work is required; LMSW preferred.

              •Prior experience working with children and families.

              Required Skills:

              •Comfortable working with medically complex, physically and/or chronically disabled children, as well as knowledge in the area of child development.

              •Spanish speaking applicants are a plus.

              New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.

              Please indicate "Social Worker, Foster Care & Adoption" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: hr@nackidscan.org

            Salary: Based on Experience

          5. BI-LINGUAL (English/Spanish) Waiver Service Provider

          6. Department: Bridges to Health

            Per Diem

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is a private, non-profit health care and social services agency in NYC that provides services to children with special medical needs and their families.
            2. The agency’s Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
            3. We are currently seeking a Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) Per Diem Waiver Service Providers in all five boroughs for the Bridges to Health Program. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
            Duties:
            1. •Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
            2. •Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
            3. •Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
            4. •Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
            5. •Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
            6. •Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
            7. •Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
            Minimum Requirements:
              •Must be Bilingual in English/Spanish.

              •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

              •Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

              •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

              •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

              •Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

              •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

              When applying, indicate “Bilingual Per Diem Waiver Service Provider” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: hr@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

            Salary: Based on Experience

          7. Van Driver

          8. Department: Transportation

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. The Van Driver supports the agency by transporting clients to and from program related activities, including family visits in the Foster Care Program, diversified recreation activities, groups and special events. S/he will become familiar and knowledgeable about the organization, the function of each department, and related policies and procedures. This position supports NAC.’s mission to provide the highest quality of care by complying with regulatory guidelines and meeting child welfare industry standards. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Transportation, the Van Driver will be responsible for the following: a). Providing safe and efficient transportation for NAC staff and clients.
            2. b). Providing a consistently high quality support service. c). Collaborating with Transportation Supervisor to manage vehicle and d). Promoting and maintaining full cooperation and professionalism with team members, staff from other departments, and all NAC clientele.
            3. Description of Responsibilities:
            4. 1.Transports agency staff and medically fragile and physically disabled children and their household members in agency vehicles to and from NAC and other locations as needed.
            5. Drivers transport no more than 15 individuals maximum on the van at one time.
            6. 2.Maintains van in good working condition – conducts regular inspections and seek repairs and maintenance as needed.
            7. Ensures that the van is clean and safe.
            8. Keeps van properly stocked with fully functioning seat-belts, tie-downs, car seats, first-aid kit, maps and a fire extinguisher.
            9. 3.Parks van in a safe and secure location within 1 mile of home location, or in designated parking facility if necessary.
            10. Supervises van as needed.
            11. 4.Coordinates with supervisor and family support staff to organize transportation of agency staff and/or medically fragile children and their families.
            12. 5.Must operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner at all time, must have knowledge of the geography of all five boroughs of New York City and efficiency in choosing quickest and safest routes when transporting children and staff.
            13. 6.Requires prolonged sitting while on vans, and an ability to work in severe weather conditions (both heat and cold).
            14. 7.Ability and willingness to work primarily afternoon and evening hours on weekdays, and daytime hours on Saturdays.
            15. Work schedule fluctuates depending on the needs of clients and the schedule of services provided to them.
            16. 8.Performs additional responsibilities in accordance with agency needs.
            Duties:
            1. Required Education and Experience:
            2. 1.High School Diploma or equivalent. Completion of defensive driving classes preferred but not required.
            3. 2.Minimum of three consecutive years with a clean license.
            4. 3.Three to five years of experience transporting individuals with disabilities or medical conditions preferred.
            5. Commercial Driver’s License CDL is a plus.
            6. 4.One year of experience working with children and/or older individuals with disabilities or medical conditions, etc. is preferred.
            7. 5.Ability to use email and text messaging on cellular phones. Adept at programming and following instructions of GPS navigation system.
            8. Required Skills:
            9. 1.Ability and willingness to work primarily afternoon and evening hours on weekdays, and daytime hours on Saturdays.
            10. Work schedule fluctuates depending on the needs of clients and the schedule of services provided to them.
            11. 2.Ability and interest in working with a multi-disciplinary staff.
            12. 3.Ability to read and write in English. Ability to communicate in additional languages a plus.
            13. 4.CPR and first aid training are required prior to or immediately following employment.
            14. 5.NYC residency required for business purposes.
            15. 6.Must be able to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly.
            Minimum Requirements:
              Salary: Based on Experience

            1. Prevention Supervisor (LCSW/LMSW/LMHC) BRONX Location

            2. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

              Full Time

              Key Responsibilities:
              1. The Prevention Supervisor will provide clinical and administrative supervision and professional leadership to a team of master’s level social workers and mental health clinicians at our Bronx site. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience.
              2. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to coach and support staff in developing strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
              3. Title of Position: Prevention Supervisor (LCSW/LMSW/LMHC)
              4. Position Type: Full-time
              5. Location: 1775 Grand Concourse, Suite 703 | Bronx, NY 10453
              6. Program: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
              7. Description of Responsibilities:
              8. •Provide clinical and casework supervision for 4 master’s level social workers/mental health clinicians and a case aide.
              9. •Accompany social workers into the field for intakes and other visits as needed.
              10. •Participate in Planning, Elevated Risk, and Child Safety Conferences as needed.
              11. •Completion of supervisory documentation including monthly case review notes and professional development logs in accordance with ACS guidelines.
              12. •Complete staff evaluations in accordance with agency policy.
              13. •Ensure that progress notes, FASP/service plans, case forms and monthly statistics are timely, complete, and in compliance with NAC and ACS requirements.
              14. •Monitor and ensure staff training and development.
              15. •Maintain a collaborative relationship with ACS, referral sources, and community resources and providers.
              16. •Biannual audit preparation and response.
              17. •Participate in weekly Management Team Meetings and monthly Clinical and Departmental Meetings.
              18. •Work collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow social workers in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.
              19. Required Education and Experience:
              20. •LCSW, LMSW or LMHC from an accredited school required
              21. •Supervisory experience with master’s level clinicians and/or students
              22. •Prior experience in preventive services or child welfare is preferred
              23. •Knowledge of city-wide community resources and housing and entitlement systems a plus
              24. •Medical complexity,
              25. chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges
              Duties:
              1. Required Education and Experience:
              2. •LCSW, LMSW or LMHC from an accredited school required
              3. •Supervisory experience with master’s level clinicians and/or students
              4. •Prior experience in preventive services or child welfare is preferred
              5. •Knowledge of city-wide community resources and housing and entitlement systems a plus
              6. •Medical complexity,
              7. chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges
              Minimum Requirements:
                Required Skills:

                •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

                •Excellent clinical skills

                •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

                •Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)

                When applying, indicate “Prevention Supervisor-Bronx” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                Email: hr@nackidscan.org

                Mary Ann Code

                Human Resources Department

                New Alternatives for Children

                37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

                New York, NY 10010

                eFax: 929-273-7865

                Phone: 212-994-7938

                To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

              Salary: Based on Experience

            3. Bilingual CARE MANAGER

            4. Department: Children’s Health Home Program

              Full Time

              Key Responsibilities:
              1. NAC is participating in the Children’s Health Home program and is seeking a qualified individual to apply for this position. The Children’s Health Home Program is a NYS initiative that serves children on Medicaid (up to age 21) with complex medical and/or behavioral conditions, and provides coordinated care management services to improve their care and reduce costs. This is done primarily through the work of a CARE MANAGER who is responsible for ensuring the overall provision and coordination of services to children in an assigned caseload, working in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team. The CARE MANAGER guides program enrollees and their caregivers (legal guardians) through the health care system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and tracking interventions and outcomes.
              2. -Works closely with the child and their caregiver(s) as well as the child’s care team at NAC and in the community.
              3. -Ensures required program enrollment consents are obtained from the caregiver/consenter.
              4. -Completes initial and ongoing needs assessments (Child and -Adolescent Needs and Strengths; CANS-NY) to determine the child’s most appropriate level of care management. Enters CANS-NY data into NYS online portal.
              5. -Responsible for the overall creation and management of the child’s Individualized Plan of Care (POC), by working collaboratively with the child and family and the child’s care team.
              6. Based on the POC,
              7. the Care Manager is able to:
              8. -Coordinate the enrollee’s provision of services, as per their acuity level.
              9. -Support adherence to treatment recommendations.
              10. -In consultation with clinical and health care staff, monitor and evaluate a child’s needs, including prevention and wellness care, conditions affecting the child’s medical and mental health, care transitions, and social and community services where appropriate.
              11. -Helps clients obtain health care services covered by Medicaid or their Managed Care Plan.
              12. -Effectively communicates and shares information with the child and family/caregiver(s) with appropriate consideration for language, literacy and cultural preferences.
              13. -Coordinates and conducts care planning meetings/conferences and serves as an interdisciplinary team member to effectively provide/coordinate comprehensive and holistic care.
              14. -Identifies available community-based resources and actively manages appropriate referrals, access, engagement, follow-up and coordination of services.
              15. -In the event of hospital admissions, participates actively in the discharge planning process to ensure that the transition home is supported by the provision of necessary services and treatments, all in place at the time of discharge.
              16. -Attends and participates in ongoing staff development trainings to enhance skills needed to effectively meet the demands of the Care Manager position.
              17. -Ensures child has periodic evaluations and follow up treatment for dental, vision and hearing care, following Medicaid EPSDT guidelines.
              18. -Meets client contact requirements, including face-to-face visits in the child’s home on a consistent schedule as per the acuity level determined for each child (high, medium, low).
              19. -Meets Care Management documentation requirements in a timely and accurate manner by effectively utilizing designated Care Management Portal (Medicaid Analytics Performance Portal; MAPP) and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) as needed
              20. -Functions as an advocate for clients within the agency and with external service providers.
              21. -Promotes prevention and wellness care linking enrollees with resources and services based on their individual needs and preferences.
              22. -Works with health care staff at the agency and in the community to educate the child/caregiver(s) on care of chronic conditions, importance of immunizations, screening tests and other preventive interventions.
              Minimum Requirements:
                -A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Health Education, Community Health or related field.

                -A Bachelors of Art or Science Degree with demonstrated experience in care coordination, case management, health education, health advocacy or related area.

                -Work experience in a Bridges to Health, Care at Home, -Targeted Case Management programs a plus.

                -Bilingual English/Spanish

                The ideal candidate will possess the following experience:

                -Experience serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, health care and/or other systems.

                -Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based social and/or health care services.

                In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following competencies:

                -Excellent communication and organizational skills.

                -Able to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary care team.

                -Demonstrated initiative and interpersonal ability to communicate with a variety of providers and negotiate/advocate on behalf of clients.

                -A passion for serving children and families with special needs.

                -Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area.

                -Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.

                HOW TO APPLY:

                Please indicate "Bilingual Care Manager " in the subject line when applying. Please email cover letter and resume to:

                Mary Ann Code

                Human Resources Department

                Email: hr@nackidscan.org
              Salary: Based on Experience

            5. MSW Social Worker

            6. Full Time

              Key Responsibilities:
              1. MSW SOCIAL WORKERS
              2. Full-Time
              3. Midtown Manhattan & Bronx Locations
              4. New Alternatives for Children (NAC) is a health and social services agency that provides innovative, high-quality services in support of birth, foster and adoptive families who are caring for children with special medical needs at home.
              5. The organization is located in Midtown Manhattan with a new satellite office in the Bronx.
              6. We are currently seeking MSW Social Workers to provide families with a) intensive case management, b) counseling & coordination b) therapeutic intervention; & c) outreach, referral and advocacy.
              7. Positions are available at both the Midtown Manhattan and Bronx locations.
              8. New graduates of accredited schools of social work are encouraged to apply.
              9. NAC offers Social Workers:
              10. -Excellent clinical supervision
              11. -Professional training and development
              12. -Career paths
              13. -A congenial work environment
              14. - Convenient Midtown Manhattan & Bronx locations
              15. -A competitive salary
              16. -Excellent benefits
              17. Send cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
              18. Mary Ann Code
              19. hr@nackidscan.org or efax: 929-273-7865.
              20. When applying, please indicate “MSW Social Worker” in the subject line of the e-mail.
              21. “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
              Minimum Requirements:
                Salary: Based on Experience

              1. Bi-lingual MSW Social Worker

              2. Full Time

                Key Responsibilities:
                1. BI-LINGUAL MSW SOCIAL WORKERS
                2. Full-Time
                3. Midtown Manhattan & Bronx Locations
                4. New Alternatives for Children (NAC) is a health and social services agency that provides innovative, high-quality services in support of birth, foster and adoptive families who are caring for children with special medical needs at home.
                5. The organization is located in Midtown Manhattan with a new satellite office in the Bronx.
                6. We are currently seeking Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) MSW Social Workers to provide families with a) intensive case management, b) counseling & coordination b) therapeutic intervention; & c) outreach, referral and advocacy.
                7. Positions are available at both the Midtown Manhattan and Bronx locations.
                8. New graduates of accredited schools of social work are encouraged to apply.
                9. NAC offers Social Workers:
                10. -Excellent clinical supervision
                11. -Professional training and development
                12. -Career paths
                13. -A congenial work environment
                14. - Convenient Midtown Manhattan & Bronx locations
                15. -A competitive salary
                16. -Excellent benefits
                17. Send cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
                18. Mary Ann Code
                19. hr@nackidscan.org or efax: 929-273-7865.
                20. When applying, please indicate “Bi-lingual MSW Social Worker” in the subject line of the e-mail.
                21. “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
                Minimum Requirements:
                  Salary: Based on Experience

                1. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider – CITYWIDE OPENINGS

                2. Department: Bridges to Health

                  Per Diem

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. ORGANIZATION: New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is a private, non-profit health care and social services agency in NYC that provides services to children with special medical needs and their families. The agency’s Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
                  2. We are currently seeking Per Diem Waiver Service Providers in all five boroughs for the Bridges to Health Program.
                  3. RESPONSIBILITY: Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
                  Duties:
                  1. Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
                  2. Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
                  3. Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
                  4. Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
                  5. Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
                  6. Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
                  7. Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    QUALIFICATIONS:

                    • Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

                    • Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    • Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    • Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

                    • One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

                    • Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

                    • Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

                    • Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

                    When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    eFax: 929-273-7865

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: hr@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

                  Salary: Based on Experience

                3. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Manhattan

                4. Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
                  Duties:
                  1. Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
                  2. Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
                  3. Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
                  4. Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
                  5. Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
                  6. Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
                  7. Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

                    Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

                    One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

                    Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

                    Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

                    Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

                    When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Manhattan” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: HR@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
                  Salary: Based on Experience

                5. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Bronx

                6. Department: Bridges to Health

                  Part Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
                  Duties:
                  1. •Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
                  2. •Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
                  3. •Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
                  4. •Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
                  5. •Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
                  6. •Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
                  7. •Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

                    •Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    •Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    •Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

                    •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

                    •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

                    •Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

                    •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

                    When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Bronx” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children, Inc.

                    37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: HR@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
                  Salary: Based on Experience

                7. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Queens

                8. Department: Bridges to Health

                  Per Diem

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
                  Duties:
                  1. Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
                  2. Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
                  3. Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
                  4. Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
                  5. Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
                  6. Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
                  7. Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

                    •Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    •Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    •Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

                    •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

                    •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

                    •Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

                    •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

                    When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Queens” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: HR@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY"
                  Salary: Based on Experience

                9. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Staten Island

                10. Department: Bridges to Health

                  Per Diem

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
                  Duties:
                  1. •Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
                  2. •Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
                  3. •Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
                  4. •Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
                  5. •Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
                  6. •Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
                  7. •Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    QUALIFICATIONS:

                    •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

                    •Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    •Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    •Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

                    •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

                    •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

                    •Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

                    •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

                    When applying, indicate “STATEN ISLAND Per Diem Waiver Service Provider” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children, Inc.

                    37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: HR@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY"
                  Salary: Based on Experience

                11. Health Care Integrator- Social Worker (BRONX)

                12. Department: Bridges to Health

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. This position will be located in our Bronx site.
                  2. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
                  Duties:
                  1. Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
                  2. Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
                  3. Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the “Individualized Health Plan”) that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community;
                  4. Evaluate the plan’s effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
                  5. Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services
                  6. Ensure a stable environment for the child.
                  7. Empower child and caregiver.
                  8. Advocate for child’s needs.
                  9. Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
                  10. Participate in quality management.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    HOURS: This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally.

                    A master’s degree in social work, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities. Bilingual (Spanish-English) preferred.
                  Salary: Based on Experience

                13. Care Manager

                14. Department: Children’s Health Home Program

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. DEPARTMENT: Children’s Health Home Program
                  2. REPORTS TO: Care Manager Supervisor
                  3. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
                  4. The Children’s Health Home Program is a NYS initiative that serves children on Medicaid (up to age 21) with complex medical and/or behavioral conditions, and provides coordinated care management services to improve their care and reduce costs. This is done primarily through the work of a CARE MANAGER who is responsible for ensuring the overall provision and coordination of services to children in an assigned caseload, working in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team. The CARE MANAGER guides program enrollees and their caregivers (legal guardians) through the health care system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and tracking interventions and outcomes.
                  5. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is a child welfare agency in Midtown Manhattan that serves children with medical complexity, significant disabilities or severe emotional or behavioral conditions and their families through a range of clinical programs, social services and onsite medical and mental health clinics. NAC is participating in the Children’s Health Home program and is seeking a qualified individual to apply for this position.
                  Duties:
                  1. Works closely with the child and their caregiver(s) as well as the child’s care team at NAC and in the community.
                  2. Ensures required program enrollment consents are obtained from the caregiver/consenter.
                  3. Completes initial and ongoing needs assessments (Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths; CANS-NY) to determine the child’s most appropriate level of care management. Enters CANS-NY data into NYS online portal.
                  4. Responsible for the overall creation and management of the child’s Individualized Plan of Care (POC), by working collaboratively with the child and family and the child’s care team.
                  5. Based on the POC, the Care Manager is able to:
                  6. A.Coordinate the enrollee’s provision of services, as per their acuity level.
                  7. B.Support adherence to treatment recommendations.
                  8. C.In consultation with clinical and health care staff, monitor and evaluate a child’s needs, including prevention and wellness care, conditions affecting the child’s medical and mental health, care transitions, and social and community services where appropriate.
                  9. Meets client contact requirements, including face-to-face visits in the child’s home on a consistent schedule as per the acuity level determined for each child (high, medium, low).
                  10. Meets Care Management documentation requirements in a timely and accurate manner by effectively utilizing designated Care Management Portal (Medicaid Analytics Performance Portal; MAPP) and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) as needed
                  11. Functions as an advocate for clients within the agency and with external service providers.
                  12. Promotes prevention and wellness care linking enrollees with resources and services based on their individual needs and preferences.
                  13. Works with health care staff at the agency and in the community to educate the child/caregiver(s) on care of chronic conditions, importance of immunizations, screening tests and other preventive interventions.
                  14. Helps clients obtain health care services covered by Medicaid or their Managed Care Plan.
                  15. Effectively communicates and shares information with the child and family/caregiver(s) with appropriate consideration for language, literacy and cultural preferences.
                  16. Coordinates and conducts care planning meetings/conferences and serves as an interdisciplinary team member to effectively provide/coordinate comprehensive and holistic care.
                  17. Identifies available community-based resources and actively manages appropriate referrals, access, engagement, follow-up and coordination of services.
                  18. In the event of hospital admissions, participates actively in the discharge planning process to ensure that the transition home is supported by the provision of necessary services and treatments, all in place at the time of discharge.
                  19. Attends and participates in ongoing staff development trainings to enhance skills needed to effectively meet the demands of the Care Manager position.
                  20. Ensures child has periodic evaluations and follow up treatment for dental, vision and hearing care, following Medicaid EPSDT guidelines.
                  21. All other duties, as required by agency.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    ● A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Health Education, Community Health or related field.

                    ● A Bachelors of Art or Science Degree with demonstrated experience in care coordination, case management, health education, health advocacy or related area.

                    ● Work experience in a Bridges to Health, Care at Home, Targeted Case Management programs a plus.

                    The ideal candidate will possess the following experience:

                    ● Experience serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, health care and/or other systems.

                    ● Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based social and/or health care services.

                    In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following competencies:

                    ● Excellent communication and organizational skills.

                    ● Able to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary care team.

                    ● Demonstrated initiative and interpersonal ability to communicate with a variety of providers and negotiate/advocate on behalf of clients.

                    ● A passion for serving children and families with special needs.

                    ● Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area.

                    ● Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.

                    HOW TO APPLY:

                    Please indicate " Care Manager " in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    eFax: 929-273-7865

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: hr@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

                  Salary: Based on Experience

                15. Case Associate - Manhattan

                16. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Case Associate to join its Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program.
                  2. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services with the goal of ensuring that families receive appropriate support to meet their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The Case Associate will assist social workers with casework activities and administrative case related tasks.The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and organizational skills and share a commitment to family preservation and resilience.This is a home and community-based program so the candidate must be flexible with the ability to work independently and flex their hours to meet the needs of youth and parents. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, education and recreation specialists, and more!
                  Duties:
                  1. Description of Responsibilities:
                  2. •Provide supportive casework counseling to families as directed by social workers and supervisors in accordance with service plan goals.
                  3. •Assist with case management and case-related administrative tasks, including filing, chart reviews, and data entry using the agency’s electronic health record.
                  4. •Engage and support families in bringing their children to scheduled medical visits at the agency’s Medical Clinic and Medical Mobile Unit.
                  5. •Gather supporting documentation and assist with the completion of family grants.
                  6. •Accompany caregivers to community appointments to advocate for services and resources.
                  7. •Provide parent education services to assist families with in-home structure and parent-child interactions.
                  8. •Complete case notes for client contacts in accordance with ACS and agency requirements.
                  9. •Participate in case reviews, weekly supervisory sessions, and department meetings and trainings.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    Required Education and Experience:

                    • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field

                    • Prior experience working with families in a child welfare setting is preferred

                    Required Skills:

                    • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and engagement skills

                    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently

                    • Bilingual in Spanish language a plus

                    How to Apply:

                    Please indicate “Manhattan Case Associate “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resource Department

                    New Alternative for Children Inc.

                    37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    eFax: 929-273-7865

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: hr@nackidscan.org

                    For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., including more information on employee benefits and our agency culture, visit our website at www.nackidscan.org

                    New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.

                  Salary: Based on Experience

                17. Social Worker, Healthy@Home Program (Bronx)

                18. Department: Healthy@Home

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. The Healthy @ Home Program is a comprehensive and multifaceted program that is designed to improve access to health, mental health and social services to families caring for children and youth with complex medical conditions. Families will receive support to deal with the range of feelings and concerns associated with caring for a medically fragile child.
                  2. Social Worker will provide the following services:
                  3. Home Visits to facilitate engagement, provide family support, counseling, opportunities to observe family interaction; reach out to families that are isolated, promote positive parent interactions & promote safety in the home;
                  4. Case Management services for families to promote support and improve the well-being of each family member( index-child, siblings, parents & caretakers);
                  5. Carry a caseload of at least 15 families;
                  6. Conduct Home visits within the NYC 5 boroughs;
                  7. Conduct Psychosocial assessments, which includes trauma screening;
                  8. Service planning & Goal Setting;
                  9. Service plan implementation;
                  10. Service coordination, monitoring & follow-up;
                  11. On-going reassessment of clients’ needs;
                  12. Crisis Intervention;
                  13. Advocacy;
                  14. Assistance with benefits and entitlements;
                  15. Interface with Community Physicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social workers, School Teachers and Staff, Home Care agencies, Hospitals, Community Clinics, Administration for Children Services, and the like;
                  16. Complete continued education as required by NYS Office of Professions;
                  17. Weekly Supervision;
                  18. Participate in Staff Meetings;
                  19. Participate in Interdisciplinary meetings and case reviews.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    QUALIFICATIONS:

                    Master of Social Work degree required.

                    LMSW preferred.

                    Experience in working with children living with medical complexities and their families.

                    Ability to easily engage individuals of all backgrounds and socio-economic status.

                    HOW TO APPLY:

                    When applying, indicate “Bronx Social Worker, Healthy @ Home Program” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    eFax: 929-273-7865

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: hr@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

                  Salary: Based on experience

                19. Behavior Specialist

                20. Department: Treatment Family Foster Care

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. Maintains a maximum caseload of eight children.
                  2. Works directly with the child to develop his/her social and academic skills to promote special talents, interests, and recreational pursuits with the child.
                  3. Develops a behavioral plan and /or contract with input from the child, foster parent(s) and birth family to optimize the child’s functioning and mental health in the family and community.
                  4. Develops a recreational plan in conjunction with the foster parent on each child on his/her caseload.
                  5. Identifies community resources for the child
                  6. Advocates for the child within his/her school.
                  7. This includes providing technical assistance to the classroom teacher and paraprofessional (if applicable) using the ABC model.
                  8. This also includes coordination with NAC’s Education Department.
                  9. Maintains accurate and timely record keeping.
                  10. Facilitates and supervises visits between the child and birth family on a prearranged schedule.
                  11. Maintains weekly face to face contact with the foster parent and child in the foster home or community.
                  12. Two face to face contacts per month must be in the foster home.
                  13. Maintains weekly phone contact with the foster parent.
                  14. Participates in all family-team conferences regarding their case load.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    - A Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, special education, or related human service field is required.

                    - Direct experience working with children is required.

                    - Experience working with emotionally disturbed children is preferred.

                    - Effective behavior analysis, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention skills are valuable.

                    - The ability to serve as a possible role model to children is necessary.

                    - Knowledge of health-related factors in working with physically disabled and/or chronically ill children who have psychiatric diagnoses is valuable.

                    - Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills are essential.

                    - Proficiency in Spanish is desirable.

                    HOW TO APPLY:

                    Please indicate " Behavior Specialist " in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    eFax: 929-273-7865

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: hr@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

                  Salary: Based on Experience

                21. Social Work Supervisor - Foster Care and Adoption

                22. Department: Foster Care and Adoption

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. Reports to the Director of Specialized Foster Care, and supervises four (4) MSW level foster care and adoption social workers.
                  2. Ensures that social workers are conducting permanency planning activities in an appropriate and timely manner; ensures that workers are identifying the needs of each case, and are either providing directly or are accessing the entire range of clinical and concrete services that the case requires.
                  3. Assists supervisees in prioritizing workloads.
                  4. Ensures that social workers are meeting all ACS and NAC mandates and paperwork requirements.
                  5. Attends Family Team Conferences, Service Plan Reviews, and Case Reviews.
                  6. Prepares social workers for court proceedings, and be willing to testify.
                  7. Works collaboratively with colleagues in an interdisciplinary team model.
                  8. Ensures supervisees’ adherence to all agency personnel policies and procedures.
                  9. Has responsibility on a rotating basis for 24 hour on-call duty and Saturday office administrative coverage.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    1. MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW and/or LCSW required

                    2. 4+ years post-graduate experience

                    3. Supervisory experience with MSW level social workers and/or students required

                    4. Prior experience in child welfare required

                    5. Knowledge of health-related factors in working with physically disabled and/or chronically ill children, as well as experience in the area of child development.

                    6. Excellent clinical skills.

                    7. Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills.

                    8. Bilingual -Spanish a plus.

                    When applying, indicate “Social Work Supervisor” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    eFax: 929-273-7865

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: HR@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

                  Salary: Based on Experience

                23. Bilingual Healthcare Integrator (Manhattan)

                24. Department: Bridges to Health

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. This position will be located in our Manhattan site.
                  2. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
                  Duties:
                  1. Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
                  2. Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
                  3. Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the “Individualized Health Plan”) that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community;
                  4. Evaluate the plan’s effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
                  5. Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services
                  6. Ensure a stable environment for the child.
                  7. Empower child and caregiver.
                  8. Advocate for child’s needs.
                  9. Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
                  10. Participate in quality management.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    HOURS: This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally.

                    A master’s degree in social work, psychology, or other related field, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities. A bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of related work experience may be substituted for a master’s degree. Bilingual (Spanish-English) required.
                  Salary: Based on Experience

                25. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Brooklyn

                26. Per Diem

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
                  2. Key Responsibilities:
                  3. •Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
                  4. •Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
                  5. •Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
                  6. •Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
                  7. •Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
                  8. •Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours
                  9. •Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    Requirements:

                    •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate upon experience.

                    •Bachelor’s degree preferred in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    •Will consider High School Diploma; Associate’s degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

                    •Master’s degree preferred for Intensive In-Home Supports and Immediate Crisis Response Services.

                    •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

                    •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

                    •Must have quick and easy access to a computer & printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

                    •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

                    When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Brooklyn” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: HR@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
                  Salary: Based on Experience

                27. Bilingual Health Care Integrator (BRONX)

                28. Department: Bridges to Health Program

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
                  Duties:
                  1. � Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
                  2. � Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
                  3. � Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the "Individualized Health Plan") that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community;
                  4. � Evaluate the plan's effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
                  5. � Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services.
                  6. � Ensure a stable environment for the child.
                  7. � Empower child and caregiver.
                  8. � Advocate for child's needs.
                  9. � Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
                  10. � Participate in quality management.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    A master's degree in social work, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities.

                    HOURS:

                    This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally Bilingual (Spanish-English) required.

                  Salary: Based on Experience

                29. Health Care Integrator (Social Worker) Manhattan and Bronx

                30. Department: Bridges to Health

                  Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. Program: Bridges to Health
                  2. Supervisor: Supervisor of Health Care Integrators
                  3. Location: Manhattan, NY / Bronx, NY
                  4. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
                  Duties:
                  1. Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
                  2. Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
                  3. Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the Individualized Health Plan) that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community;
                  4. Evaluate the plan's effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
                  5. Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services.
                  6. Ensure a stable environment for the child.
                  7. Empower child and caregiver.
                  8. Advocate for child's needs.
                  9. Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
                  10. Participate in quality management.
                  11. HOURS:
                  12. This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    - A master’s degree in social work, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities.

                    HOW TO APPLY:

                    Please indicate "Health Care Integrator (Social Worker), Manhattan or Bronx" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

                    Mary Ann Code

                    Human Resources Department

                    New Alternatives for Children

                    37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

                    New York, NY 10010

                    eFax: 929-273-7865

                    Phone: 212-994-7938

                    Email: hr@nackidscan.org

                    To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

                    “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

                  Salary: Based on Experience

                31. Bilingual (Spanish/ English) Health Care Integrator (Bronx)

                32. Full Time

                  Key Responsibilities:
                  1. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings.
                  2. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
                  Duties:
                  1. Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
                  2. Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
                  3. Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the "Individualized Health Plan") that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community.
                  4. Evaluate the plan's effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
                  5. Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services.
                  6. Ensure a stable environment for the child.
                  7. Empower child and caregiver.
                  8. Advocate for child's needs.
                  9. Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
                  10. Participate in quality management.
                  11. HOURS: This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally.
                  Minimum Requirements:
                    A master's degree in social work, psychology, or other related field, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities.

                    A bachelor's degree and two (2) years of related work experience may be substituted for a master's degree.

                    Bilingual (Spanish-English) required.
                  Salary: Based on Experience

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