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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: 212-994-3003


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY

  • Staten Island Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

  • Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of helping families remain intact while ensuring caregiver’s receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed 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, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
    2. Description of Responsibilities:
    3. •Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities.
    4. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families in Manhattan and Staten Island as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
    5. •Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
    6. •Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
    7. •Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
    8. •Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-services. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
    9. •Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
    10. •Works 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:

      •MSW or MHC from an accredited school

      •Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred

      Required Skills:

      •A valid NYS driver’s license is required for use of the agency car; standard mileage reimbursement applies for use of a privately owned vehicle

      •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

      •Strong engagement skills

      •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Manhattan Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

  • Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of helping families remain intact while ensuring caregiver’s receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed 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, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
    2. Location: 37 W 26th St., 11th Floor | New York, NY 10010
    3. Program: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
    4. Description of Responsibilities:
    5. •Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities.
    6. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
    7. •Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
    8. •Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
    9. •Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
    10. •Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-services. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
    11. •Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
    12. •Works 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:

      •MSW or MHC from an accredited school

      •Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred

      Required Skills:

      •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

      •Strong engagement skills

      •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Bronx Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

  • Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of helping families remain intact while ensuring caregiver’s receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed 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, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
    2. Location: 1775 Grand Concourse, Suite 703 | Bronx, NY 10453
    3. Program: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
    4. Description of Responsibilities:
    5. •Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities.
    6. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
    7. •Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
    8. •Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
    9. •Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
    10. •Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-services. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
    11. •Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
    12. •Works 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:

      •MSW or MHC from an accredited school

      •Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred

      Required Skills:

      •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

      •Strong engagement skills

      •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Quality Improvement Specialist

  • Department: QI

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. Perform Quality Improvement support for NAC’s Prevention Program to:
    2. a.Coordinate and conduct Case Record/Chart Review activities and prepare reports, aggregating data, analyzing trends, and working collaboratively with program staff regarding follow-up activities and improvements, as required.
    3. b.Complete monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports by program reporting results of reviews, trends and patterns, and identified required corrective actions to assist in and support continuous quality improvement efforts
    4. c.Participate in CoQI meetings and ACS initiatives for targeted quality improvement
    5. d.Assist in audit preparation, audits, and formulation of corrective action plans (CAPs)
    6. e.Attend external meetings and trainings as required
    7. f.Maintain up to date knowledge of the program regulations and any changes that occur in order to ensure compliance and rules and regulation, including assessment of PAMS draft methodologies for the prevention program.
    8. g.Maintain knowledge of the various electronic management systems used by NAC programs including CONNECTIONS, myEvolv, B2H Management, Accumed, etc. for data review and reporting purposes.
    9. h.Assist in QI activities including data collection and analysis for other programs which may include Healthy at Home, Partners in Parenting, Post Legal Adoption Network, Kinship, ASD, etc.
    10. i.Other QI tasks such as best practice reviews, special projects, as assigned.
    Minimum Requirements:
      REQUIREMENTS:

      •Master’s Degree in Social Work, Health and Human Services, or related field

      •Capable of working independently or in a team

      •Prior quality improvement and preventive services experience preferred.

      Prior work with children and families a plus.

      •Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with good public speaking and presentation skills.

      •High level of skill with MS Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Van Driver

  • 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. Development Coordinator

    2. Department: Development

      Full Time

      Key Responsibilities:
      1. The Development Coordinator will work collaboratively with all members of the Development team. He/she will manage the donor database (DonorPerfect) and ensure excellent data integrity while supporting the overall fundraising, communications and events management efforts of the agency. The Development Coordinator will work closely with the Chief Development Officer on donor pipeline development and will assist in establishing a coherent moves management approach to major gift cultivation and stewardship.
      2. Description of Responsibilities:
      3. •Manage DonorPerfect database, including donation processing, acknowledgements, queries and reports while maintaining strong data integrity.
      4. •Manage mailings and donor segmentation for fundraising campaigns and events.
      5. •Collaborate with other members of development team in execution of special events including NAC’s Annual Gala, Women’s Luncheon and other smaller cultivation events.
      6. •Work closely with CDO on major gifts pipeline and moves management.
      7. •Assist with prospect research using DonorSearch.
      8. •Provide basic administrative support to Development department.
      Minimum Requirements:
        Required Education and Experience:

        Bachelor’s degree required. Must be highly organized, detail oriented and precise. Office experience is required along with an interest in nonprofit fundraising and health and social services for children and families. Two to three years of experience required.

        Required Skills:

        Must have excellent computer skills and have above average competency in Excel. Proficiency in DonorPerfect software or similar platforms a plus. Must have excellent communication skills along with an aptitude for data analysis. Must possess a comfort level with multi-tasking and enjoy collaborating with others.

      Salary: Based on Experience

    3. Prevention Supervisor (LCSW/LMSW/LMHC)

    4. 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)

      Salary: Based on Experience

    5. Bilingual CARE MANAGER

    6. Department: Children’s Health Home Program

      Full Time

      Key Responsibilities:
      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,
      6. the Care Manager is able to:
      7. A.Coordinate the enrollee’s provision of services, as per their acuity level.
      8. B.Support adherence to treatment recommendations.
      9. 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.
      10. ●Helps clients obtain health care services covered by Medicaid or their Managed Care Plan.
      11. ●Effectively communicates and shares information with the child and family/caregiver(s) with appropriate consideration for language, literacy and cultural preferences.
      12. ●Coordinates and conducts care planning meetings/conferences and serves as an interdisciplinary team member to effectively provide/coordinate comprehensive and holistic care.
      13. ●Identifies available community-based resources and actively manages appropriate referrals, access, engagement, follow-up and coordination of services.
      14. ●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.
      15. ●Attends and participates in ongoing staff development trainings to enhance skills needed to effectively meet the demands of the Care Manager position.
      16. ●Ensures child has periodic evaluations and follow up treatment for dental, vision and hearing care, following Medicaid EPSDT guidelines.
      17. ●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).
      18. ●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
      19. ●Functions as an advocate for clients within the agency and with external service providers.
      20. ●Promotes prevention and wellness care linking enrollees with resources and services based on their individual needs and preferences.
      21. ●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 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 " 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

    7. Government Contract Manager

    8. Department: Development

      Full Time

      Key Responsibilities:
      1. To oversee the administration of all contracts held by NAC with state and local government.
      2. This does not include the major child welfare contracts with the NY City Administration of Children's Services (ACS) or anything related to Medicaid funds.
      Duties:
      1. Monitor and track all government discretionary and RFP awards (currently 18).
      2. Liaison with program and development staff to prepare narratives and develop requests and/or scopes of work and prepare and submit reports.
      3. Work with fiscal staff to ensure that budgets are properly monitored and utilized to ensure timely billing and reimbursement.
      4. Responsible for data maintenance through government grant portals and assist with online grant submission.
      5. Maintain communication with all program officers at State and City agencies for all contracts and collaborate with NAC's fiscal office on claims.
      6. Develop budget and budget modifications accordingly.
      7. Maintain contract documentation and timely submissions.
      8. Work with NAC insurance and other vendors/subcontractors to ensure all documentation is current and meets grant requirements.
      9. Oversee that quarterly and monthly reports are prepared and submitted on-time.
      10. Online portals include HHS Accelerator, Mayor's Office of Contract Services' PASSPort system (MOCS), Payee Information Portal (PIP), Grants Gateway, Vendor Responsibility Questionnaire system, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) online system, the and the Office of Children and Family Services' (OCFS') Contract Management System (CMS).
      Minimum Requirements:
        Must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and experience in management of government contracts for non-profit agencies. Meticulous attention to detail is required as are budget development and management skills. Aptitude for online systems and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is required. Familiarity with government grant portals a plus. Non-profit experience with a health and/or social service agency is a plus. Good Excel skills required and some grant writing experience necessary. Excellent communication skills needed.

        HOURS:

        Generally 9 AM to5 PM Monday through Friday.

        Occasional work outside these hours may be required.

        Please indicate "Government Contract Manager" in the subject line when applying. Please submit SALARY REQUIREMENTS, 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

      Salary: Please submit salary requirements in the body of your cover letter.

    9. MSW Social Worker

    10. 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. Director of Information Technology (IT)

        2. Department: Administration

          Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. New Alternatives For Children, Inc. (NAC) is a private, non-profit health care and social service agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, that provides services to children with special medical needs and their families.
          2. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Director of Information Technology.
          3. Title:Director of Information Technology (IT)
          4. FLSA Status:Exempt
          5. Department: Administration
          6. Reports to: Associate Executive Director
          7. Supervises: IT support staff, technicians and consultants
          8. Position Purpose:
          9. This is a management level position responsible to direct, plan, organize and manage the agency’s Information Technology (IT) Department.
          10. The Director of Information Technology (IT) ensures effective, efficient and secure operation of all automated data processing systems.
          11. With supervisory responsibilities for all IT functions, including data resource management, this position is accountable for ensuring continuity of telephone, computer and peripheral services users throughout the organization through planning, technical leadership, and project coordination.
          12. The Director of Information Technology is responsible for the following:
          13. Perform all supervisory and management responsibilities associated with the IT department.
          14. Assessment of the agency’s current and future IT needs including ongoing planning and recommendations for agency’s IT system.
          15. Ordering and inventory of ALL computer/network related equipment, included, but not limited to, peripheral components and IT furniture.
          16. Supervision and/or implementation of IT installations, upgrades, additions and changes.
          17. Maintenance, troubleshooting, refinement and service of all telephone/computer/network related equipment and systems, including the organization website.
          18. Computer and telephone training and assistance for agency staff
          19. Processing of IT Service Request forms/HELPDESK tickets and tracking progress of these requests.
          20. Maintenance and configuration of agency’s contract software application such as the Electronic Health Record (EHR)-MyEvolv /B2H application software and liaison with NetSmart and other sub-systems.
          21. Maintenance and supervision of agency’s segment of the NY City’s ACS and state-wide CONNECTIONS network.
          22. Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with co-workers, and every level of management.
          23. Present a professional image as a representative of the agency.
          24. Forecast costs, equipment and personnel needs for projects and programs as required and related to IT operations.
          25. Stay abreast of the latest developments in IT technology and remain highly technically competent at all levels of data processing while striving for enhanced user productivity through implementation of new software technology where applicable, and the implementation of policies that more effectively utilize IT resources.
          26. Establish and maintain relationships with contractors and equipment suppliers including phone and tablet vendors.
          27. Create, maintain and enforce written policies and procedures regarding all telephone and computer operations in the IT Department and throughout the agency including access to the network from remote locations and “work-from-home” policies and procedures.
          28. Establish department annual budgets in conjunction with CFO and administer funds according to budget approval.
          29. Function as HIPPA Security Officer, ensuring that all NAC proprietary data remains protected and secure; provide for the complete backup of all computer systems in case of system failure or disaster.
          30. Establish the agency’s technical vision and leads all aspects of the agency’s technological development including a plan for growth
          31. Works in a consultative fashion with other department heads, such as development, programming and operations as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
          32. Work with outside consultants as needed.
          Duties:
          1. Additional responsibilities include:
          2. Creation/maintenance/coordination of various office databases
          3. Improve proficiency of email utilization
          4. Liaison with telephone/computer/network equipment suppliers and vendors
          5. Liaison with telephone/computer/network consultants
          6. Capture, monitor and analyze computer usage data, recommend and implement policies, software and hardware to provide maximum resource utilization in a cost-efficient manner.
          7. Assume the leadership role in developing and maintaining a systems disaster recovery plan.
          8. Performs other duties as may be assigned.
          Minimum Requirements:
            Education and/or Training (Minimum Qualifications for Consideration)

            •BS in related field and at least 7 years experience in the Information Technology arena, at least 10 years management and strategic experience in this field or MBA/MS in related field with 10 years experience, 7 of which must be managerial and strategic.

            •In-depth and complete knowledge of all aspects of data processing.

            •Supervisory experience and consultant interaction experience required.

            •Prior IT management experience required; knowledge of technical resources preferred.

            •Minimum of a CompTIA Network+ and A+ certification is required.

            •Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

            •Ability to analyze and solve problems.

            •Ability to prioritize, organize and manage complex projects.

            Training and/or certification in one or more of the following programs is strongly preferred (listed in order of importance):

            Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer 2000 (MSCE 2K)

            Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

            Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)

            Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

            Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP)

            Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)

            Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Training and Experience:

            The Director of Information Technology (IT) should have substantial knowledge of computer equipment – hardware and software – computer networking concepts, architecture, configuration and implementation; established vendor contacts and supervisory experience.

            The ability to research, learn and implement new technologies; problem solve, be decisive and interact with diverse personnel is essential.

            An understanding of office administration procedures is required.

            1.Good understanding of current applications and trends in IT technology.

            2.Ability to analyze information related to computer technology to assist in directing agency management in the selection of software and hardware to meet the needs of the organization.

            3.Strong interpersonal skills.

            4.Ability to exercise strong judgment in analyzing, appraising, evaluating and solving problems of a difficult procedural, organizational, administrative or technical nature.

            HOW TO APPLY:

            Please indicate "Director of Information Technology (IT)" 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

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

          Salary: Based on Experience

        3. Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner

        4. Department: Comprehensive Health Care Center

          Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. Reports to: Medical Director
          2. The primary functions of the Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner are to:
          3. 1. perform administrative functions for the operation of the NAC Medical Diagnostic & Treatment Center (Article 28), ensuring the provision of high-quality services by directing staff with regard to compliance regulations, promoting clinic efficiency, implementing and monitoring policies, procedures and record-keeping, and collaborating with other agency services; and
          4. 2. provide clinical supervision of registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) who provide care coordination and case management to children served at the agency and their families.
          5. The secondary function of the Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner is to provide direct patient care to the children served at the agency.in its Article 28 Clinic.
          Duties:
          1. The Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner is expected to:
          2. 1.Oversee the overall provision of nursing care to children and families in the Foster Care, Prevention and Bridges to Health Programs;
          3. 2.Evaluate and monitor the needs of the service population, work productively with community partners and enhance clinic programming and collaboration to ensure that the needs of children and families are addressed;
          4. 3.Oversee the training, performance and evaluation of nurses and the health services clerical and support staff in order to ensure maximum efficiency, effectiveness and adherence to requirements for record-keeping and documentation;
          5. 4.Take responsibility for the recruitment and hiring of well trained, effective and experienced nurses;
          6. 5.Work collaboratively with the Medical Director, Director of Mental Health, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Quality Improvement and directors of all NAC-based programs providing service delivery to children and families in order to develop and oversee clinic protocols, policies, procedures and systems required for the operation of the Article 28 clinic in order to ensure compliance with all regulations issued by the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), New York State Department of Health (DOH), New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other regulatory organizations;
          7. 6.Participate as a member of inter-disciplinary teams of social workers, nurses, educators, recreation specialists, mental health professionals and other medical staff to ensure that services meet the needs of each child and family and are of the highest quality;
          8. 7.Work with the management team to meet the needs of the Department and serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team;
          9. 8.Work collaboratively with staff at community hospitals, community-based health centers and practices and other child welfare agencies;
          10. 9.Share responsibility to prepare for audits by the ACS, DOH and other funding sources and regulatory agencies;
          11. 10.Perform any other duties as may reasonably be required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position and meet the needs of the agency and to ensure compliance with regulations; and
          12. 11.Provide direct patient care, including sexual/reproductive health care, to the children served at the agency – often those with the most complex medical conditions.
          Minimum Requirements:
            A qualified candidate for the position will be a Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner with a current New York State NP license.

            2.Experience in the provision of services within the child welfare system preferred; experience with oversight and administration of Medicaid and Article 28 regulations and systems required. Familiarity with health care funding mechanisms and database software for Medicaid billing is sought.

            3.Prior supervisory and administrative experience required.

            Demonstrated experience in establishing policies and systems is highly preferred.

            4.Experience in working with children with special health care needs is highly desired.

            5.Experience working in the field of sexual and reproductive health care is highly desired.

            6.Must be able to multi-task and have excellent organizational skills.

            7.Creativity is a plus.

            8.Occasional evening or weekend hours are required.

            Computer skills are required.

            Salary commensurate with experience.

            HOW TO APPLY:

            Please indicate "Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner" 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

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

          Salary: Based on Experience

        5. Skill Builder (Autism)

        6. Department: Bridges to Health

          Per Diem

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. The Skill Builder will report to the WSP Supervisor within the Bridges to Health Program 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. 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. The organization is located in midtown Manhattan with a new satellite office in the Bronx.
          2. Hands-on service delivery of Skill Building Services, including but not limited to providing support, guidance, mentoring, coaching and/or training to the child and/or family/caregiver in successful functioning in the home and community within the special context of the child’s disability, involvement in the foster care system, and post-discharge circumstances. Strategies for providing coaching, training and teaching should be rooted in evidence based methodologies, such as Applied Behavior Analysis.
          Duties:
          1. -Deliver interventions as outlined in the child’s Skill Building Plan. Interventions may include using task analyses to teach functional life skills, facilitating functional communication, providing repetition and practice of skills, providing social engagement and reinforcement, reducing maladaptive behaviors by teaching replacement skills, modeling interventions for caregivers, and generalizing learned skills to new environments to ensure community integration.
          2. -Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
          3. -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.
          4. -Skill Builder must complete basic training before working with clients
          Minimum Requirements:
            -Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree. Requires a minimum of 1 year experience working with children. Must be able to travel to Prospect Lefferts Gardens area of Brooklyn. Please note that transportation is not billable time.

            -Preferred minimum of 1 year experience working with children and/or young adults who have neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism. Preferred minimum of 6 months experience implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy OR working in a setting that utilized ABA methodologies.

            HOW TO APPLY:

            Please indicate "Skill Builder" 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

        7. Assistant Director of Transportation

        8. Department: Transportation

          Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. Department: Transportation
          2. Reports to: Associate Executive Director
          3. Supervises: Senior Van Driver, Van Drivers, Dispatching Assistants
          4. New Alternatives For Children, Inc. (NAC) is a private, non-profit health care and social service agency in NYC that provides services to children with special medical needs and their families. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Director of Transportation. The Assistant Director of Transportation supports the preparation of a calendar of innovative and diversified activities, groups and special events.
          5. In close collaboration with the Associate Executive Director and the Director of Family Support Services, (s)he arranges the complex transportation support necessary for services to occur, and makes these arrangements – including route preparation and bundling of requests - in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.
          6. (S)he provides effective leadership to Transportation staff and has knowledge of the organization and the function of the department and its policies and procedures. This position supports N.A.C.’s mission to provide the highest quality care by complying with regulatory guidelines and meeting agency standards.
          Duties:
          1. Provides supervision and support to all transportation staff;
          2. Arranges, monitors, and maximizes business relationships with external transportation providers, particularly Medicaid Transportation vendors, Via, Lyft and Uber;
          3. Provides major support to the development of the group calendar, offering critical feedback and recommendations that inform the planning and implementation of high-quality and diversified programs, especially groups, outings, and special events;
          4. Oversees the daily processing of requests for transportation system, and provides regular reports based on these requests;
          5. With support from transportation staff, monitors the overall safety and proper functioning of the fleet, including all vans and the agency car.
          6. Ensures that these vehicles are appropriately maintained, repaired, permitted, registered, and inspected;
          7. Performs additional responsibilities in accordance with agency needs.
          Minimum Requirements:
            • High School Diploma or its equivalent required.

            Two years of college preferred. A college degree is a plus;

            • Minimum of 2-3 years of supervisory experience in programs providing specialized transportation services to children and/or families;

            • Must have extensive working knowledge of the five boroughs, and adeptness at creating and assigning routes that are efficient in terms of both cost and time;

            • Highly skilled at collaborating and problem solving with staff in a variety of different disciplines and programs.

            Facility with managing multiple tasks, and adapting to and accommodating last minute changes and requests;

            • Strong leadership ability, particularly with regard to delegating responsibilities efficiently and promoting staff development;

            • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule.

            Evenings and occasional Saturdays required;

            • Strong computer skills (Word processing, spreadsheet and web-based applications);

            • Ability to communicate in Spanish is strongly preferred.

            How to apply:

            Please indicate "Assistant Director of Transportation" in the subject line when applying. Please email cover letter and resume to:

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            Email: hr@nackidscan.org

            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

        9. Social Worker, Permanency Resource Center

        10. Department: Regional Permanency Center

          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. NAC is currently seeking qualified social workers to work in our Regional Permanency Resource Center (PRC). NAC’s PRC will provide a range of case management, mental health and supportive services to post adoptive and post guardianship families throughout the NYC area.
          2. The main goals of these services is to ensure that families have an enhanced capacity to provide for their children
          3. and receive appropriate services to meet their educational, physical, social/emotional development, and mental health needs and children have permanent and stable family attachments following adoption and legal guardianship. Applicants must be strength-based, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience. The PRC is a home and community-based program.
          4. Title: Social Worker
          5. Department:
          6. Regional Permanency Center
          7. Location: 37 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010
          Duties:
          1. • Provides comprehensive psychosocial
          2. and family-centered needs assessment;
          3. • Provides trauma-assessment/screening;
          4. • Provides family-centered, case management and clinical services utilizing individual, family and group work modalities;
          5. • Participates as a team member in weekly case review meetings;
          6. • Coordinates services as recommended by NAC’s interdisciplinary treatment team which includes our psychiatrist, psychologist, pediatrician, nurses, educators, parent advocate and entitlement and resource staff;
          7. • Provides case coordination with hospitals, schools, mental health clinics and community-based organizations;
          8. • Provides Information, referral and advocacy services;
          9. • Provides education support, intervention and advocacy;
          10. • Ensures adherence to agency and programmatic policies and regulations; completes all required documentation in our behavioral health record.
          11. • Makes use of weekly individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings, and our monthly in-service mental health trainings.
          Minimum Requirements:
            MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW preferred;

            Knowledge or prior experience in child welfare and the unique needs of adoptive and guardianship families;

            Work hours are generally 9-5pm; must be flexible to meet the needs of youth and parents.

            Proficiency in Spanish is a plus; competitive salaries.

            HOW TO APPLY:

            Please indicate "Social Worker – Permanency Resource Centre" in the subject line when applying. Please email 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

        11. Social Worker (Partners In Parenting)

        12. Department: Partners In Parenting

          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. NAC is currently seeking a qualified candidate to work in our Partners in Parenting Program (PIP). PIP is an aftercare program serving families that have successfully transitioned out of NAC’s Preventive Services Program. PIP is a home and community-based intervention program.
          2. Title: Social Worker
          3. Department:
          4. Partners In Parenting Program,
          5. Location: 37 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010
          Duties:
          1. Provides comprehensive psychosocial needs assessments to determine services and interventions.
          2. Provides family-centered, case management and clinical services utilizing individual, family and group work modalities.
          3. Participates as a team member in weekly case review meetings
          4. Coordinates services as recommended by NAC’s interdisciplinary treatment team which includes our psychiatrist, psychologist, pediatrician, nurses, educators, parent advocate and entitlement and resource staff.
          5. Provides case coordination with hospitals, schools, mental health clinics and community-based organizations.
          6. Provides information, referral and advocacy services.
          7. Ensures adherence to agency and programmatic policies and regulations; completes all required documentation in our behavioral health record.
          8. Makes use of weekly individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings, and our monthly in-service mental health trainings.
          Minimum Requirements:
            • MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW preferred.

            • Some knowledge of health-related factors in working with children with disabilities, medical complexity and behavioral health conditions.

            • Prior experience in child welfare, mental health or health care settings

            • Work hours are generally 9-5pm; must be flexible to meet the needs of working parents.

            • Proficiency in Spanish is a plus; competitive salaries.

            HOW TO APPLY:

            Please indicate "Social Worker – Partners In Parenting" in the subject line when applying. Please email 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

        13. Saturday Supervisor

        14. Department: Family Support

          Part Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. Reports to: Senior Director of Operations and Family Support Services
          2. Hours: Saturdays 8:30am-4pm
          3. Job Summary:
          4. Acts as senior staff person on-site during Saturday programming.
          5. Helps to ensure that Saturday visits, activities and events are safe, structured and well-supervised.
          6. Maintains a high level of visibility to staff and clients.
          7. Intervenes quickly to de-escalate potential crises, and responds to incidents as needed.
          Duties:
          1. Addresses urgent or emergency situations, and contacts supervisory staff as indicated; documents all incidents -- particularly those involving EMS and police – and disseminates written reports according to agency guidelines.
          2. Confirms appropriateness of staff assignments for family visits.
          3. Ensures room assignments are in place for family visits and trainings, and ensures appropriate level of staff coverage is arranged for all other trainings, groups, and recreation events taking place on site.
          4. Compiles information from social workers and other staff via the “Family Visit Coverage” and “Child Care Summary” forms. Provides Metro Cards for families, when needed.
          5. In the absence of a form, the Saturday Supervisor conducts follow up and provides the covering worker with necessary details and provides Metro Cards.
          6. Introduces covering staff to families and ensures everyone is clear about family visit structure (supervised, unsupervised, monitored) and expectations.
          7. Provides coverage if no other staff are available, a visit runs late/off schedule, etc.
          8. When necessary/appropriate, receives and responds to incoming calls during Saturday business hours, including on-call phone calls for Foster Care & Prevention.
          9. Saturday Supervisor either responds or directs the call to the appropriate on-call social worker.
          10. Unlocks/locks the office and disarms/arms the alarm, as needed.
          11. Assists with body checks of children in the medical clinic, as needed.
          12. Assists covering staff, groups, and trainers if they need access to needed items (i.e., tables, easels, TV/DVD, games, snacks, additional clothing, etc.)
          13. Resolves or refers transportation related issues as needed
          14. Contacts building staff and NAC administrators to respond to any safety/security or building issues (i.e. leaking toilets, issues with locks, etc.), and functions as Saturday fire warden
          15. Debriefs and conducts follow up with staff as needed.
          Minimum Requirements:
            - Significant practical experience and training on how to intervene during crisis situations

            - Familiarity with child welfare involved families;

            - Knowledge of issues related to family visitation

            - Strong organizational and management skills

            - Experience working with individuals in child welfare preferred

            - Masters degree required; MSW with supervisory-level experience preferred.

            When applying, please email your cover letter and resume to Mary Ann Code at hr@nackidscan.org , and indicate “Saturday Supervisor” in the subject line of your message.
          Salary: Based on Experience

        15. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider – CITYWIDE OPENINGS

        16. 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

        17. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Manhattan

        18. 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

            Fax: 212-545-7375

            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. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Bronx

        20. 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

            Fax: 212-545-7375

            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. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Queens

        22. 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

            Fax: 212-545-7375

            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. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Staten Island

        24. 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

            Fax: 212-545-7375

            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

        25. Care Manager

        26. 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

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

        28. 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

        29. Social Work Supervisor - Foster Care and Adoption

        30. 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

        31. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Brooklyn

        32. 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

            Fax: 212-545-7375

            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

        33. Bilingual Social Worker, Preventive Services (BRONX)

        34. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Prevention

          Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning health and social services agency in NYC with 30 years of experience serving children with special medical needs and their families.
          2. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Bilingual Social Worker in the agency’s Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program at our Bronx location.
          3. Title: Bilingual Social Worker
          4. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Prevention
          5. Location: Bronx Site, 1775 Grand Concourse, 7th Floor, Bronx, NY 10453
          6. Responsibilities:
          7. Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual, group and family modalities.
          8. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
          9. Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
          10. Conducts home visits to families.
          11. Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
          12. Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-service.
          13. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
          14. Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
          15. Participates as a treatment team member in agency case review meetings.
          16. Has responsibility for a 24-hour on-call duty on a rotating basis.
          Minimum Requirements:
            Minimum Requirements:

            1. MSW or MHC from an accredited school; LMSW or LMHC required within 6 months of employment.

            2. Proficiency in Spanish is required.

            3. Knowledge of health-related factors in working with chronically ill children, as well as experience in the area of child development is a plus.

            4. Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred.

            5. Work hours generally 9-5; but may require one evening or more for clients who need to be seen after 5 p.m.

            HOW TO APPLY:

            Please indicate "Bronx Prevention Bilingual Social Worker" 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

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

        36. 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

        37. Bilingual (Spanish)Homefinder/Social Worker

        38. Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. 1. To assess and prepare prospective foster/adoptive families who will provide homes for children in need. Facilitates the matching process of children referred for placement with the most appropriate family.
          2. 2. Collaborates with agency Recruiter to identify prospective families through community outreach, recruitment fairs, and orientation programs.
          3. 3. Assesses foster parent applicants for their potential suitability as a foster/adoptive parent through in home and office interviews to all household members.
          4. 4. Co-trains all prospective foster families in approved pre-certification training curriculum.
          5. 5. 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.
          6. 6. Maintains caseload through Connections, including bed availability, training, and annual re-certification of assigned families. Maintains hard copy of foster parent records.
          7. 7. Accepts referrals for placement and facilitates appropriate placements into certified homes.
          8. 8. Participates in Family Team Conferences and Case Reviews as needed.
          9. 9. Responsible for 24-hour on-call duty and Saturday office coverage on a rotating basis.
          10. 10. May provide individual therapy and/or group work services as assigned.
          11. 11. May be asked to assist other units on an as needed basis.
          Minimum Requirements:
            MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW preferred.

            Child Welfare experience; prior work in foster care preferred.

            Prior experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds.

            Proficiency in Spanish is required.

          Salary: Based on Experience

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

        40. 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

        41. Bi-Lingual Case Associate

        42. Key Responsibilities:
          1. 1. Assist social workers in the prevention and partners in parenting programs with casework activities and administrative case related tasks. 2. Provide supportive services to parents and children as directed by social workers and in accordance with the family assessment and service plan. 3. Accompany parents to community appointments to advocate for services and resources. 4. Provide parent education services to assist families with in-home structure and parent-child interactions. 5. Participate in agency team meetings, case reviews and weekly supervisory sessions. 6. Complete case notes for client contacts in accordance with ACS and agency requirements
          Minimum Requirements:
            1. Bachelors degree in social work or a related field. 2. Bilingual in Spanish language. 3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 4. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently. 5. Experience working with children and families in child welfare setting or related field.
          Salary: Based on Experience

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