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NAC Careers for children with special needs and serious medical issues

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

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

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

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


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY

  • Education Specialist Early Childhood and Elementary Age

  • Department: Education Department

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an innovative and interdisciplinary child welfare and social services agency that provides essential support to families with at least one family member who has a disability and/or chronic medical condition. Children and their families enter into NAC’s services through the city’s foster care system, preventive services, or by way of community referral. All of our clients have access to a wide array of services including intensive, multi-faceted support for children’s educational needs.
    2. As such, NAC is looking for a creative problem solver to join a fun, hardworking team as an Education Specialist for early childhood and elementary aged clients who will support families from NAC who participate in community-based support programs in wide-ranging school/schooling related matters. Additionally, the Education Specialist ECE will assist in the development and delivery of opportunities related to the promotion of caregiver and student self-advocacy and empowerment.
    3. Agency Name: New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
    4. Title of Position: Education Specialist Early Childhood and Elementary Age
    5. Position Type: Exempt/Full-time, 35 hours M-F
    6. Location: 37 West 26th Street 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Primary responsibility is to support NAC families in accessing appropriate educational and developmental supports and services.
    3. •Participate in the creation of service plans with specific goals and objectives for youth and family.
    4. •Liaise with school staff and city agency officials and offices to ensure school/program compliance with federal, state and city laws and regulations.
    5. •Work with teachers and service providers on matters of academic support and related services.
    6. •Participate in NAC case conferences, school visits, classroom observations, and IFSP/IEP meetings among other meetings, as necessary.
    7. •Serve as a resource to NAC social workers/case and care managers, as well as, to caregivers and youth in providing technical assistance and guidance with educational matters.
    8. •Collaborate with colleagues within the education department and with colleagues from other departments including medical and mental health staff, transportation, and recreation so as to share best practices and problem solve.
    9. •Assist with and/or facilitate NAC-based programming for youth and family, presentations to staff, and educational workshops.
    10. •Collaborate on grant reporting and application/funding opportunities.
    11. •Manage caseload data
    12. •Prompt submission of progress and case notes
    13. •Maintenance of billable hours
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience

      •Master’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Social Work, or a related field

      •Bachelor’s Degree with 2-3 years of relevant experience.

      •Knowledge of Federal, State, and City regulations regarding provision of special education and general education services.

      •Knowledge of and/or experience with the New York City public school system and/or early learning centers and service providers a plus.

      Required Skills

      •Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

      •Excellent written and oral skills.

      •Willingness to travel throughout NYC, as needed

      •Proficiency in Spanish is desirable.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Education Specialist Early Childhood and Elementary Age “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Coordinator of Education Programs and Events

  • Department: Education Department

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an innovative and interdisciplinary child welfare and social services agency that provides essential support to families with at least one family member who has a disability and/or chronic medical condition. Children and their families enter into NAC’s services through the city’s foster care system, preventive services, or by way of community referral. All of our clients have access to a wide array of services including intensive, multi-faceted support for children’s educational needs.
    2. As such, NAC is looking for a creative problem solver to join a fun, hardworking team as the Coordinator of Education Programs and Events. The right candidate will be someone who can fulfil an array of essential responsibilities at NAC including, but not limited to, overseeing various tutoring programs, project managing significant educational events, and maintaining a literacy rich environment throughout the organization.
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Conduct screenings and assessments to identify students who require additional support.
    3. •Assist NAC families in accessing specialized instruction, with an emphasis on literacy, and provide support for school-age students who are not receiving adequate instruction or services in school.
    4. •Engage with parents to provide assistance in developing study habits, routines, and self-advocacy skills.
    5. •Develop and coordinate NAC-based programming and community-based programming for clients that includes tutoring and other educational services.
    6. •Interface with teachers, school administrators, and School Based Support Teams as needed.
    7. •Develop and maintain a database of community-based resources.
    8. •Coordinate inter-agency collaboration for in-house support services and programs.
    9. •Develop and or assist with NAC-based programming for youth and family, presentations to staff, and educational workshops.
    10. •Work with the development department and the director of volunteers in the pursuit of funding opportunities and in-kind contributions.
    11. •Train and supervise volunteers and interns for tutoring and education events.
    12. •Coordinate the Early Literacy programming within NAC's medical clinic and on the NAC Mobile Clinic.
    13. •Collaborate with colleagues within the education department and with colleagues from other departments including medical and mental health staff, transportation, and recreation so as to share best practices and problem solve.
    14. •Collaborate on grant reporting and application/funding opportunities.
    15. •Collect and maintain data on student progress
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •Master's degree in education or an applicable field with 2-3 years of teaching experience.

      •Experience working with children. Specific experience working with children with special needs preferred.

      •Supervisory experience of volunteers and interns preferred.

      •Knowledge of NYC Department of Education system.

      •Proficiency in Spanish is desirable.

      Required Skills:

      •Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

      •Excellent written and oral skills.

      •Strong organizational abilities.

      •Willingness to travel throughout NYC, as needed.

      •Flexibility to work outside of traditional work hours.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Coordinator of Education Programming and Events" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Child Placement Specialist

  • Department: Foster Care- Homefinding

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Child Placement Specialist to join its Foster Care Home finding Department.
    2. Title of Position:
    3. Child Placement Specialist
    4. Position Type: Full-time position with flexibility to work some evenings as needed.
    5. Location: 37 West 26th Street 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Assists the foster care team with locating kinship resources for children in foster care by utilizing a combination of casework, family meetings, and technological search engines.
    3. •Works with the foster care department to preserve challenging foster care placements through family support and mediation.
    4. •Collaborates with the Homefinding and Case Planning Departments to provide ongoing support for foster parents.
    5. •Assists with the matching process between children and foster families.
    6. •Participates in family team conferences, case reviews and department meetings as needed.
    7. •Clinically assesses all intakes received from Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), in collaboration with the Homefinding staff, case planning, medical department, and mental health as appropriate.
    8. •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.
    9. •Distributes Homefinder placement/admissions and notification packets to appropriate foster care and supportive programs i.e. medical, mental health, education, etc.
    10. •Monitors ACS intranet referral portal, telephone and email correspondence assessing appropriate referrals for agency.
    11. •Co-trains prospective foster families in approved per-certification training curriculum.
    12. •Co-facilitate foster parent support groups with the Assistant Director of Intake and Foster Parent Support.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •MSW

      •Child welfare experience preferred.

      Required Skills:

      •Willingness to develop strong relationships, and ability to demonstrate patience, compassion, and empathy for clients.

      •Ability to establish strong interpersonal skills to foster healthy and productive relationships with clients and colleagues.

      •Good mediation/conflict resolution skills.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Child Placement Specialist “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Case Associate

  • Department: Foster Care and Adoption

    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. We are currently seeking a Case Associate in the Agency's Foster Care and Adoption Department.
    2. Job Summary: Assist Social Workers with various case planning tasks, including making home visits, supervising family visits, making referrals for concrete services and gathering information for adoption home studies.
    3. Reports to: Director of Specialized Foster Care
    4. Position type: Full-time, Tuesday – Saturday, Some 11-7 Shifts
    Duties:
    1. Duties and Responsibilities:
    2. 1.Supervise family visits in the office and in the community, acting as a visiting coach; document visits for electronic case record.
    3. 2.Conduct foster home visits, visits to birth homes, family visits and other field visits; document visits for electronic case records.
    4. 3.Assist social workers with necessary phone contacts to arrange appointments to make referrals for concrete services.
    5. 4.Attend Family Team Conferences, Family meetings, and any other scheduled multi-disciplinary case conferences, as necessary.
    6. 5.Accompany and advocate for parents at appointments for public assistance, housing, and other necessary services.
    7. 6.Visit schools to discuss educational progress of children with teachers and other school personnel.
    8. 7.Assist with data collection for adoption home studies.
    9. 8.Provide other assistance, as might reasonably be required, to support case management and permanency efforts for families with children in foster care.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Minimum Requirements:

      1. Bachelor's degree; BSW preferred

      2. Child Welfare experience; prior work in foster care preferred.

      3. Prior experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds

      How to Apply:

      When applying, indicate “Case Associate” in the subject line, and email cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      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, ENTITY, AND INCLUSION.

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Education Specialist -Community Advocacy and Training Support (CATS)

  • Department: Education Department

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an innovative and interdisciplinary child welfare and social services agency that provides essential support to families with at least one family member who has a disability and/or chronic medical condition. Children and their families enter into NAC’s services through the city’s foster care system, preventive services, or by way of community referral. All of our clients have access to a wide array of services including intensive, multi-faceted support for children’s educational needs.
    2. As such, NAC is looking for a creative problem solver to join a fun, hardworking team as an Education Specialist – Community Advocacy and Training Support (CATS) who will support families from NAC who participate in Medicaid community-based support programs in wide-ranging school/schooling related matters. Additionally, the Education Specialist CATS will assist in the development and delivery of opportunities related to the promotion of caregiver and student self-advocacy and empowerment.
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Primary responsibility is to support NAC families in accessing appropriate educational and developmental supports and services.
    3. •Participate in the creation of service plans with specific goals and objectives for youth and family.
    4. •Liaise with school staff and city agency officials and offices to ensure school/program compliance with federal, state and city laws and regulations.
    5. •Work with teachers and service providers on matters of academic support and related services.
    6. •Participate in NAC case conferences, school visits, classroom observations, and IFSP/IEP meetings among other meetings, as necessary.
    7. •Serve as a resource to NAC social workers/case and care managers, as well as, to caregivers and youth in providing technical assistance and guidance with educational matters.
    8. •Collaborate with colleagues within the education department and with colleagues from other departments including medical and mental health staff, transportation, and recreation so as to share best practices and problem solve.
    9. •Assist with and/or facilitate NAC-based programming for youth and family, presentations to staff, and educational workshops.
    10. •Collaborate on grant reporting and application/funding opportunities.
    11. •Manage caseload data
    12. •Prompt development and submission of progress and case notes
    13. •Maintenance of billable hours
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •Master’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Social Work, or a related field

      •Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2-3 years of relevant experience

      •Knowledge of Federal, State, and City regulations regarding provision of special education and general education services.

      •Knowledge of and/or experience with the New York City public school system and/or early learning centers and service providers a plus.

      •Proficiency in Spanish is desirable.

      Required Skills:

      •Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

      •Excellent written and oral skills.

      •Willingness to travel throughout NYC, as needed

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Education Specialist (CATS) “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Bilingual Social Worker, Youth Development Program

  • Department: Youth Development Services

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award winning child welfare, health and social service agency in NYC with 35 years of experience in serving children with special needs and their families. NAC is currently seeking qualified MSW candidates to work in our grant-funded Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) program for 10- through 13-year-old youth. NAC’s SRAE program aims to prevent pre-teens from engaging in early sexuality and teen pregnancy through delivery of the evidence-based Wyman Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Curriculum. The Social Worker will serve as the group leader and facilitator of youth activities and field trips, group discussions and parent education groups. Applicants must be strength-based, culturally competent and committed to youth development and youth empowerment. This position supports NAC’s mission to provide the highest quality care by complying with regulatory guidelines and meeting agency standards. This position incorporates both program planning and clinical services.
    2. Title of Position: Social Worker (MSW)
    3. Position Type: Full Time
    4. Supervisor: Assistant Director of Youth Development Services
    5. Location: Midtown Manhattan (37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010) and/or Bronx (1775 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10453) offices
    6. Department: Youth Development Services
    7. Hours:
    8. Monday-Friday or Tuesday-Saturday schedule, 35 hours per week; Flexibility to work some evenings, 5-7pm; Rotation between Manhattan and Bronx offices
    Duties:
    1. DUTIES:
    2. •Receive training in, plan for and implement the evidence-based Wyman Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Curriculum, which embraces a holistic, comprehensive approach to stimulating cognitive, social, and/or emotional growth, and helps youth develop a positive sense of self, make connections to others and decrease risk-taking behavior.
    3. •Engage at-risk pre-teens with special medical and mental healthcare needs, including youth involved in the foster care system and preventive services.
    4. •Develop a variety of pro-social activities, field trips, and discussions with pre-teen youth, including a community service project.
    5. •Facilitate discussion groups centered around positive youth development, self-awareness, and engagement with peers.
    6. •Coordinate arrangements with venues, sites, and activity locations, and manage logistics with NAC Transportation Department and other staff.
    7. •Serve as leader of youth groups by managing staff on directives and ensuring staff are appropriately maintaining the safety and well-being of each youth participant.
    8. •Conduct intake interviews with parents of prospective clients to gather information about family history, medical conditions, and youth’s behavioral patterns to assess if youth will be a good fit for the program and to best prepare for work with him/her.
    9. •Conduct home visits as needed to conduct outreach and complete intake assessments.
    10. •Assist with NAC’s Court Involved Mental Health Initiative YouthStrong program: Conduct Mental Health Screenings to assess if youth are at-risk for involvement in the Criminal Justice System. Reports include CDI Children’s Depression Inventory; BASC Behavior Assessment Systems for Children; Trauma History Questionnaire; and CRAFFT
    11. •Develop topics, plan agendas, and co-facilitate monthly parent/caregiver education groups centered around building positive parenting skills and educating about pre-adolescent development.
    12. •Collaborate with NAC staff and outside organizations to invite facilitators to present valuable information to parents/caregivers.
    13. •Design and implement incentives to promote attendance and participation of both youth and parents/caregivers.
    14. •Perform administrative duties including making weekly reminder phone calls to families, entering records into Excel database and NAC’s online portal, and preparing materials for weekly groups.
    15. •Record group notes following group activities and discussions.
    16. •Participate in case reviews and team meetings to collaborate about participants and ensure they are receiving appropriate services.
    17. •Serve as task supervisor for Social Work Intern(s).
    18. •Commitment to work on Saturdays for youth groups.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW)

      •Bi-lingual Spanish/English

      •Experience working with youth with disabilities and special needs and their families

      •Experience facilitating pre-teen groups

      •Experience engaging parents and caregivers

      •Excellent organizational skills and computer skills in Word, Excel and web-based information searches.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Bilingual Social Worker (Sexual Risk Avoidance Education) “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Supervisor of Family Support Services

  • Department: Recreation and Family Support

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. This position manages the day to day coordination and implementation of Family Support Services for all programs at NAC. This position will function as an inclusion specialist, identifying populations of clients with various needs who can benefit from what the recreation department has to offer. This position, with help from key staff in other departments, will act as a liaison between recreation staff, social workers and medical and mental health professionals. This position will also coordinate family support coverage for mental health professionals, social workers, and family visits.
    2. •This position will support the Director of Family Support and Special Events in preparing a calendar of creative and richly diversified recreation activities, groups and special events. (S) he will also orient new staff at the agency, including interns and volunteers, about the Recreation Departments mission, as well as the policies and procedures.
    3. •This position also supports the Director of Volunteers and Community outreach in the scheduling and creative involvement of corporations and volunteers with activities and special events.
    4. •In close collaboration with the Transportation Supervisor, (s) he helps to coordinate and implement trips and activities that enhance the growth and development of children.
    5. •This position has knowledge of the organization and the function of the department and its policies and procedures.
    6. 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. Key Responsibilities:
    2. •Coordinates family support coverage in the Bronx and Manhattan offices for social workers, mental health professionals, medical professionals, and foster care family visits. Ensures that critical information is collected and communicated at all times from the requester as well as the coverage worker assigned.
    3. •Supervises student interns and select family support staff. Responsible for the recruitment, interviews, and management of per diem staff for the Bronx and Manhattan locations.
    4. •Orients new staff at the agency about Recreation and Family Supports mission, as well as the policies and procedures that follow.
    5. •Attends weekly rounds (especially in Prevention and Foster Care programs). Additionally, (s) he will consult with various departments to continuously implement the most beneficial recreation activities and family support coverage for clientele.
    6. •Ensures that appropriate written records are kept about trips, activities and events in an organized and efficient document for reporting. Upon hire, will be trained in the E.H.R. system and will be responsible for keeping up to date, daily attendance for Recreation related programs and services.
    7. •With Director of Family Support and Special Events, plans and implements recreation activities, groups and events. Provides a rich array of structured activities to medically fragile children and their siblings in playrooms and elsewhere at N.A.C.
    8. •Collaborates with the Director of Volunteers and Community Relations in the planning and implementation of, and reporting on, specialized programming and services. This includes coordination and planning with the NAC Junior Board and Young Professionals.
    9. •Performs additional responsibilities in accordance with agency needs.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Education:

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

      Requirements:

      •Significant, progressive experience working with children with disabilities or medical conditions and their families. ABA/RBT training a plus.

      •Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule based on individual client and family needs. Some later evenings and at least 1x/month Saturdays required.

      •Familiarity with New York City and the diverse recreational opportunities that exist here.

      •Facility in working with multidisciplinary staff.

      CPR/first aid and mandated reporter are required prior to or immediately following employment.

      •Familiarity with event planning is a plus.

      •Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Family Support Services Supervisor “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Program Assistant

  • Department: Foster Care and Adoption

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Program Assistant to join its Foster Care and Adoption Department.
    2. Title of Position: Program Assistant
    3. Position Type: Full-Time
    4. Pay Range: Based on Experience
    5. Location: 37 West 26th Street 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
    Duties:
    1. Maintain administrative systems and files for the foster care department and provide clerical and administrative functions and support for the department
    2. Essential Functions
    3. •Support the foster care billing systems, ensuring that data is entered in to all systems accurately and that reports are regularly monitored.
    4. •Maintain client information in both EHR and CONX.
    5. •Work with Director of Foster Care and Fiscal Department to correct billing and SSPS discrepancies.
    6. •Maintain the foster care child census.
    7. •Establish and maintain filing systems for clients records (active and closed); ensure completed FASPS and PNs are printed for paper records.
    8. •Process filing, faxing, copying, mailing for the foster care department as requested.
    9. •Manage petty cash and metro card distribution.
    10. •Process birth certificate requests and diligent searches for the foster care department.
    11. •Process monthly department FTC schedule; prepare and manage monthly calendar, send letters to the conference participants, schedule rooms, manage rescheduling of conferences.
    12. •Collaborate with the FTC coordinator to ensure that the systems related to FTC scheduling and notification are efficient.
    13. •Maintain Foster Care and Adoption On-Call Processes.
    14. •Collaborate with QI to maintain ACS Policies and Procedures file; OCFS/ADM file; Department Policies and Procedures file electronically.
    15. •Schedule Foster Care Case Reviews monthly.
    16. •Assist with reception coverage as needed in order to meet the office management needs of the agency.
    17. •Provide clerical assistance for the ED's Alumni Group (scheduling groups, calling participants, scheduling transportation).
    18. •Perform other related job duties as assigned in order to meet the clerical and administrative needs of the Department and the Agency.
    19. •As technology changes, learn and institute new systems and programs to meet the program’s needs.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •High School diploma or equivalent.

      •Experience with Foster Care records and forms preferred.

      •Knowledge of EVOLV EHR system a plus.

      Required Skills:

      •Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook.

      •Excellent typing and office skills.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Program Assistant, Foster Care and Adoption “in the subject line when applying.

      Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Care Manager -Bronx

  • Department: Children’s Health Home Program

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges.
    2. NAC is participating in the Children’s Health Home program and is seeking a qualified individual to apply for this position. The Children’s Health Home Program is a NYS initiative that serves children on Medicaid (up to age 21) with complex medical and/or behavioral conditions, and provides coordinated care management services to improve their care and reduce costs. This is done primarily through the work of a CARE MANAGER who is responsible for ensuring the overall provision and coordination of services to children in an assigned caseload, working in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team. The CARE MANAGER guides program enrollees and their caregivers (legal guardians) through the health care system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and tracking interventions and outcomes.
    Duties:
    1. MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
    2. ●Works closely with the child and their caregiver(s) as well as the child’s care team at NAC and in the community.
    3. ●Ensures required program enrollment consents are obtained from the caregiver/consenter.
    4. ●Completes initial and ongoing needs assessments (Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths; CANS-NY) to determine the child’s most appropriate level of care management. Enters CANS-NY data into NYS online portal.
    5. ●Responsible for the overall creation and management of the child’s Individualized Plan of Care (POC), by working collaboratively with the child and family and the child’s care team.
    6. Based on the POC,
    7. the Care Manager is able to:
    8. A. Coordinate the enrollee’s provision of services, as per their acuity level.
    9. B. Support adherence to treatment recommendations.
    10. 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.
    11. ●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).
    12. ●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
    13. ●Functions as an advocate for clients within the agency and with external service providers.
    14. ●Promotes prevention and wellness care linking enrollees with resources and services based on their individual needs and preferences.
    15. ●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.
    16. ●Helps clients obtain health care services covered by Medicaid or their Managed Care Plan.
    17. ●Effectively communicates and shares information with the child and family/caregiver(s) with appropriate consideration for language, literacy and cultural preferences.
    18. ●Coordinates and conducts care planning meetings/conferences and serves as an interdisciplinary team member to effectively provide/coordinate comprehensive and holistic care.
    19. ●Identifies available community-based resources and actively manages appropriate referrals, accesse engagement, follow-up and coordination of services.
    20. ●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.
    21. ●Attends and participates in ongoing staff development trainings to enhance skills needed to effectively meet the demands of the Care Manager position.
    22. ●Ensures child has periodic evaluations and follow up treatment for dental, vision and hearing care, following Medicaid EPSDT guidelines.
    23. ●All other duties, as required by agency.
    Minimum Requirements:
      QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES:

      ●A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Health Education, Community Health or related field.

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

      ●Preferably 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 negotite/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.

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Human Resources Associates

  • Department: Human Resources Department

    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 that provides services to children with special medical needs and their families. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking Full-Time and Part-Time Human Resources Associates to join its Human Resources Department. These are temp to possible perm positions with flexible work hours. This is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students with a concentration in Human Resources or college graduates that are interested in pursuing a career in the Human Resources field.
    2. Position Type:
    3. Temp to Possible Perm Full-Time & Part-Time
    4. Pay Range: Based on Experience
    5. Location: 37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
    6. Department:
    7. Human Resources Department
    8. NAC’s Human Resources Department develops and delivers quality, customer-driven human resources programs and services to support the Agency’s mission. Core services and competencies include recruitment, employee relations, training and development, compensation and benefits, human resources information management, and regulatory compliance. What is unique about our HR Department is that we provide highly individualized service to employees.
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Supports the HR Department in project based work related to employee background checks.
    3. •Conducts Criminal History Record Checks, Statewide Central Register Checks, and Staff Exclusion Lists for assigned programs.
    4. Required Education and Experience:
    5. •Requires high school diploma. Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    6. •Requires administrative support experience.
    Minimum Requirements:
      •Requires basic computer skills.

      •Excellent communication skills to work within a team setting

      •Have strong organizational skills

      •Have the ability to multi-task

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate "Full-Time Human Resources Associate" or “Part-Time Human Resources Associate” in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician - Staten Island

  • Department: Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician to join its Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program.
    2. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of 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!
    3. Position Type: Full-time
    4. Location: 37 W 26th St., 11th Floor | New York, NY 10010
    5. Program: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities.Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families in Manhattan and Staten Island as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
    3. •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).
    4. •Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
    5. •Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
    6. •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.
    7. •Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
    8. •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)

      HOW TO APPLY:

      Please indicate “Staten Island Prevention 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

  • Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician - Manhattan

  • Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician to join its Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program.
    2. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of 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!
    3. Position Type: Full-time
    4. Location: 37 W 26th St., 11th Floor | New York, NY 10010
    5. Program: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities.
    3. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
    4. •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).
    5. •Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
    6. •Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
    7. •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.
    8. •Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
    9. •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)

      Please indicate “Manhattan Prevention 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

  • Part-Time Pediatric Nurse Pracitioner

  • Department: Healthy @Home Program

    Part Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Part-Time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to work in its Healthy@Home Program.
    2. The Healthy@Home Program is a comprehensive and multifaceted service that is designed to improve access to health, mental health and social services to families caring for children with complex conditions. Clinical social workers provide support and case management services to families that are experiencing significant family and psycho-social stressors that are impacting their ability to care for their child or children with special needs. The role of the part-time pediatric nurse practitioner in the Healthy@ Home Program is to collaborate with program staff in case management and care coordination for children with medical complexity, significant disabilities or severe emotional/behavioral disturbances and their families who are followed in the program.
    3. Location:1775 Grand Concourse, 7th Floor │Bronx, NY 10453
    4. Department/ Program: Healthy@Home Program
    5. Position Type: Part-Time, 17.5 hours/week.
    6. Work schedule must be flexible to accommodate needs of program activities. No weekend work. No on call.
    Duties:
    1. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    2. •Together with program staff and independently, meet children and families who have been referred for enrollment in their communities, at medical appointments both at NAC’s Article 28 Clinic and in hospital.
    3. •Conduct home visits to children and families enrolled in the program, both in the company of program staff and independently, as the need arises
    4. •Participate in all care coordination activities in which the team is involved, both directly with children and youth and their families, and in work with NAC staff, both those who are a part of the Healthy at Home Program and others who work in various departments at NAC.
    5. •Review outside medical records thoroughly that are received for children and youth enrolled in the program
    6. •Initiate contact and follow up with community- and hospital-based pediatric, medical and surgical providers, home care agencies, other case management agencies, schools, after-school programs, camps, recreation services and other community-based agencies
    7. •Conduct outpatient visits, both office visits and preventive care visits, in NAC’s Article 28 Clinic, both at 26th Street and on the mobile medical unit
    8. •Participate in all program meetings, scheduled and ad hoc
    9. •Participate in all meetings held with staff from other programs at NAC
    10. •Contribute to program activities involving reports and applications to grantors and other sources of program funding
    11. •Participate in meetings and activities of other programs at NAC to the extent these inform the work done in Healthy at Home
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •Certification as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

      •Licensure in NY State as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

      •DEA Registration

      •At least 3 years of full time experience, or the equivalent, working extensively with children with medical complexity and developmental disabilities in outpatient, inpatient or pediatric subspecialty-care based in or affiliated with a tertiary care medical center

      Required Skills:

      •Advanced competency communicating nuances of children’s complex needs in interactions with families and program staff who are not health professionals

      •Advanced skills accessing and interpreting the health care literature, including questions and learning that arises from critical reading of original research studies and reviews

      •Comfort with and interest in working with families living in poverty and in substandard housing conditions

      •Collaborative approach to inter-disciplinary, team-based care

      •Flexibility with scheduling

      •Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Part-Time Pediatric 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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Bilingual Foster Family Services Social Worker

  • Department: Foster Care and Adoption

    Full Time

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

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

      3.Desire to collaborate with an interdisciplinary-team

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist) - Per Diem

  • Department: The Peter Haje Center for Autism

    Per Diem

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist) to join its Peter Haje Center for Autism.
    2. The Behavior Technician will report to the Associate Director of The Peter Haje Center for Autism and work out of the new state of the art Comprehensive Healthcare Center (CHC) located at New Alternatives for Children, Inc. NAC’s on-site CHC includes Article 31 and Article 28 clinics and delivers a range of integrated interdisciplinary medical and mental health services. The hallmark of the agency is assuring quality professional and strength-based services to children and families involved in the child welfare system.
    3. Department/Program:
    4. The Peter Haje Center for Autism at New Alternatives for Children is one of many programs within NAC’s Mental Health Clinic, as part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Clinic. NAC’s Mental Health Clinic provides a full range of psychiatric and psychological services, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy. NAC provides ABA therapy as part of its Family Centered Treatment approach. Parents and caregivers are critical contributors to treatment, and valued members of each ABA treatment team.
    5. Position Type: Per-Diem (Center-based: after school hours/weekends/holidays Home-based: hours based on client availability)
    6. Location: 37 West 26th Street 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. •Deliver ABA therapy to clients who have autism, including but not limited to the use of, Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), Natural Environment Teaching (NET), Reinforcement Systems, Extinction Procedures, Verbal Behavior, Task Analysis, Behavior Reduction, Adaptive Daily Living Skills Training, Vocational Skills Training and Social Skills Training
    3. •Understand and explain basic ABA principles
    4. •Collect and graph ABA program and behavioral data per session
    5. •Take daily descriptive log notes of each session
    6. •Maintain client records and program data
    7. •Communicate professionally with caregivers and relevant NAC staff
    8. •Communicate consistently with Supervising BCBA/LBA
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field.

      •Requires a minimum of 6 months experience implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy.

      •Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) preferred.

      Required Skills:

      •Requires a minimum of 1 year experience working with children and/or young adults who have neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.

      •Experience working with a variety of individuals is highly preferred.

      ***These statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.***

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist) “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Full Time/ Part Time Pediatric Registered Nurse

  • Department: Comprehensive Health Care Center

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning health care and social service agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, which serves children living with medical complexity, disabilities or serious emotional or psychiatric disturbance and their families. We are currently seeking a Pediatric Registered Nurse to work in the communities of families enrolled in our Prevention and Foster Care programs and in our clinics. This position offers highly rewarding experience for nursing professionals who welcome the opportunity to build strong relationships with at- risk families within their communities. It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part of multidisciplinary teams of professionals at an innovative agency serving the needs of some of the most vulnerable children and families in New York City.
    2. As a member of NAC’s nursing team, the Pediatric Registered Nurse (hereafter referred to as, “nurse”) is responsible for a caseload of children and youth (hereafter referred to as, “children”) and families. The nurse makes clinical assessments during visits in the community and the clinics; provides anticipatory guidance and health-related education to children and families; and helps coordinate care for children living with medical complexity, disabilities or serious emotional or psychiatric disturbance and their families. The nurse provides these services during regularly scheduled visits to families’ homes and other community sites, and on-site in our Article 28 and 31 clinics. Care is delivered in collaboration with NAC’s outstanding teams of social workers, behavior specialists, metal health professional, education specialists, physicians, nurse practitioners, and other staff.
    3. In addition, the nurse helps staff NAC’s Article 28 Clinic on a scheduled basis and, when possible, during scheduled appointments with children on the nurse’s caseload.
    4. Title of Position:
    5. Full Time/ Part Time Pediatric Registered Nurse
    6. Position Type:
    7. •Full-time: 35 hours per week, with a flexible schedule.
    8. •Part-time: 20 to 25 hours per week, with a flexible schedule.
    9. •Shifts are generally Monday through Friday and range from 9 am to 5 pm to 11:30 am to 7:30 pm.
    10. •One Saturday shift is required approximately every 8 weeks, 9 am to 4 pm.
    11. Department/Program: Comprehensive Health Care Center
    Duties:
    1. Description of Responsibilities:
    2. Competencies
    3. Competencies in the community:
    4. •Make home visits to children in the Prevention and Foster Care Programs, according to program guidelines.
    5. •Accompany children and families to selected primary care and pediatric and surgical subspecialty visits, as needed
    6. •Attend selected multidisciplinary conferences held in community settings around the health care needs of children and families
    7. Competencies in the clinic:
    8. •Help oversee clinic activities to ensure that encounters occur in a timely fashion.
    9. •Obtain and document vital signs, perform venipuncture and collect specimens for various labs on children and adults served in the clinics.
    10. •Perform vision and hearing screening and administer immunizations for children served in the clinics, as ordered by MD/PNP.
    11. •Assess and triage children and families presenting with concerns for acute illness.
    12. •Provide direct care to patients that includes (but is not limited to) providing treatment for asthma, conducting physical assessment in cases of suspected child maltreatment, and delivering emergency care.
    13. Other care coordination activities:
    14. •Assess the medical needs of each child by reviewing diagnoses, birth history, and inpatient and outpatient records.
    15. •Provide education for families on how to optimally care for their children in their home settings, particularly around the children’s special health care needs, with reinforcement as needed.
    16. •Collaborate with social workers, education specialists, recreation staff, mental health and other medical professionals to assess each child’s health care needs and problems and implement health care plans. Maintain and update those plans as needed, assuring optimal quality of care.
    17. •Participate actively in multidisciplinary Clinical Care Conferences and Family Team Conferences convened at NAC and selected interagency case conferences held at NAC and in the community.
    18. •Make referrals for community-based care and provide follow-up as needed.
    19. •Provide follow-up to all children taking psychotropic medications. Serve as liaison to mental health professionals at NAC.
    20. Other duties:
    21. •Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all patient care and community based activities.
    22. •Provide telephone triage and advice to parents.
    23. •Assist in administrative duties, when needed.
    24. •Assist in quality improvement activities involving services provided to children in assigned caseload, including maintaining up-to-date medical record documentation.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

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

      Required Skills:

      •Current New York RN license (in good standing) required.

      •Computer Literacy required.

      •Bilingual (English / Spanish) a plus.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate “Full Time / Part-Time Pediatric Registered Nurse “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Social Worker, Foster Care and Adoption

  • Department: Foster Care and Adoption

    Full Time

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

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

      •Prior experience working with children and families.

      Required Skills:

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

      •Spanish speaking applicants are a plus.

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

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

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • BI-LINGUAL (English/Spanish) Waiver Service Provider

  • Department: Bridges to Health

    Per Diem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

    Salary: Based on Experience

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

    2. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

      Full Time

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

        •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

        •Excellent clinical skills

        •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

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

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

        Email: hr@nackidscan.org

        Mary Ann Code

        Human Resources Department

        New Alternatives for Children

        37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

        New York, NY 10010

        eFax: 929-273-7865

        Phone: 212-994-7938

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

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

      Salary: Based on Experience

    3. Bilingual CARE MANAGER

    4. Department: Children’s Health Home Program

      Full Time

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

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

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

        -Bilingual English/Spanish

        The ideal candidate will possess the following experience:

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

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

        In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following competencies:

        -Excellent communication and organizational skills.

        -Able to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary care team.

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

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

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

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

        HOW TO APPLY:

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

        Mary Ann Code

        Human Resources Department

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

    5. MSW Social Worker

    6. Full Time

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

      1. Bi-lingual MSW Social Worker

      2. Full Time

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

        1. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider – CITYWIDE OPENINGS

        2. Department: Bridges to Health

          Per Diem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            New Alternatives for Children

            37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

            New York, NY 10010

            eFax: 929-273-7865

            Phone: 212-994-7938

            Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

          Salary: Based on Experience

        3. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Manhattan

        4. Full Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            New Alternatives for Children

            37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

            New York, NY 10010

            Phone: 212-994-7938

            Email: HR@nackidscan.org

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

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

        5. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Bronx

        6. Department: Bridges to Health

          Part Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            New Alternatives for Children, Inc.

            37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

            New York, NY 10010

            Phone: 212-994-7938

            Email: HR@nackidscan.org

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

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

        7. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Queens

        8. Department: Bridges to Health

          Per Diem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            New Alternatives for Children

            37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

            New York, NY 10010

            Phone: 212-994-7938

            Email: HR@nackidscan.org

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

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

        9. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Staten Island

        10. Department: Bridges to Health

          Per Diem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            New Alternatives for Children, Inc.

            37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

            New York, NY 10010

            Phone: 212-994-7938

            Email: HR@nackidscan.org

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

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

        11. Care Manager

        12. 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

        13. Social Work Supervisor - Foster Care and Adoption

        14. Department: Foster Care and Adoption

          Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges.
          2. To assist us in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a talented, qualified Social Work Supervisor to provide clinical and administrative supervision and professional leadership to a team of Social Workers within our Foster Care and Adoption Program, in our Manhattan location. The ideal candidate will be strength-based and solution-oriented and will welcome the opportunity to build strong relationships with at-risk families.
          3. It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team of professionals at an innovative agency with internal Article 28 & 31 clinics, serving the needs of some of the most vulnerable children and families in New York City.
          4. NAC is a child welfare agency that honors the social work profession, by offering support and consistent supervision which qualifies for LCSW licensure.
          Duties:
          1. Responsibilities:
          2. 1.
          3. Reports to the Director of Specialized Foster Care, and supervises four (4) MSW level foster care and adoption social workers.
          4. 2.
          5. 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.
          6. 3. Assists supervisees in prioritizing workloads.
          7. 4. Ensures that social workers are meeting all ACS and NAC mandates and paperwork requirements.
          8. 5.
          9. Attends Family Team Conferences, Service Plan Reviews, and Case Reviews.
          10. 6.
          11. Prepares social workers for court proceedings, and be willing to testify.
          12. 7.
          13. Works collaboratively with colleagues in an interdisciplinary team model.
          14. 8. Ensures supervisees’ adherence to all agency personnel policies and procedures.
          15. 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 required; LCSW preferred

            2. 2-3 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, EQUITY AND INCLUSION.
          Salary: Based on Experience

        15. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Brooklyn

        16. Per Diem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            New Alternatives for Children

            37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

            New York, NY 10010

            Phone: 212-994-7938

            Email: HR@nackidscan.org

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

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

        17. Fee-for-Service Psychotherapist

        18. Department: Mental Health Services Department

          Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Fee-for-Services Psychotherapist to join its Mental Health Services Department.
          2. Delivers mental health treatment services in New Alternatives for Children’s Article 31 Mental Health Clinic Program. Provides individual, collateral, family, and/or group psychotherapy, intake and assessment, and crisis intervention services. Clinic primarily serves children and families involved in the child welfare system. Completes required documentation within prescribed timeframes.
          3. Clinical supervision provided.
          4. Title of Position: Fee-for-Services Psychotherapist
          5. Position Type: Full Time and Part –Time
          6. Pay Range: Based on Experience
          7. Location: 37 West 26th Street 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
          Duties:
          1. Description of Responsibilities:
          2. •Provides individual, collateral and/or group psychotherapy sessions to clients in NAC’s Mental Health Clinic;
          3. •Completes intake evaluations;
          4. •Documents sessions by means of progress notes;
          5. •Completes required documentation including treatment plans and quarterly treatment plan reviews;
          6. •Assigned clients, but makes own appointments;
          7. •Works with the NAC multidisciplinary team, the client’s family, and other service providers as appropriate, to meet treatment goals and assure continuity of care; and
          8. •Performs all duties in accordance with New York State Office of Mental Health and federal regulations, as well as NAC’s Mental Health Clinic Treatment Program Policy & Procedures Manual.
          Minimum Requirements:
            Required Education and Experience:

            •Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists or Licensed Psychologist

            Required Skills:

            •Prior experience in a community-based outpatient mental health clinic, child welfare clients strongly preferred.

            •CASAC or substance use treatment experience a plus.

            •Bi-lingual strongly preferred (English – Spanish).

            How to Apply:

            Please indicate “Fee-for-Services Psychotherapist “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

            Mary Ann Code

            Human Resources Department

            New Alternatives for Children

            37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

            New York, NY 10010

            eFax: 929-273-7865

            Phone: 212-994-7938

            Email: hr@nackidscan.org

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

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

          Salary: Based on Experience

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