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Family & Children's Service of Ithaca - Ithaca’s Premier Mental Health Provider is currently hiring for the following positions:


Current Employment Opportunities

Title: Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Department: Mental Health Clinic
Salary & Work Shift: Negotiable
Responsible To: Clinic Director

General Summary:

Family & Children’s Service seeks a dedicated child, adolescent and/or adult Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our team. Our psychiatric team works collaboratively with our clinical staff to provide high-quality, confidential, and affordable mental health care in a welcoming and caring atmosphere to children, adolescence, students, families and older adults. Our outpatient clinic is licensed by the NY State Office of Mental Health and is National Health Service Corps (NHSC) certified.

Qualifications:

The Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner must be a skilled practitioner who enjoys working in a community mental health setting and has experience treating a broad range of mental health diagnoses. The Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner must be licensed in New York State and have prior experience assessing, diagnosing and prescribing treatment to patients.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, or nationality.

 

Contact Information:

Please send a resume and cover letter to the address or email:

Attn: cmccarter@fcsith.org

Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca
127 W. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

 

Mission Statement:

Family & Children’s Service supports, promotes and strengthens the well-being of individuals and families by providing high-quality, accessible mental health care and related social services, with a particular sensitivity toward the needs of children.

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Title: Child and Adolescent Clinician (Full Time)
Department: Mental Health Clinic Status: Exempt
Responsible To: Director of Clinical Services Salary: Commensurate with Experience

General Summary:
Clinicians provide high-quality, confidential, and affordable counseling services in a welcoming and caring atmosphere for children, preschool age through adolescence, and their families. They address a wide range of emotional, behavioral and/or relationship problems. Our outpatient clinic is licensed by the NY State Office of Mental Health and is National Health Service Corps (NHSC) certified.

Qualifications:
The clinician must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related mental health discipline that included a clinical field placement with supervision. The clinician must be eligible for a New York State license. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children, adolescents and their families as well as 2 plus years of post-graduate experience. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to build rapport with clientele who are diverse in their race, culture, religion, economic resources, sexual orientation, gender identity, and abilities.

Responsibilities:

· Provides clinical services including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, crisis intervention and ongoing treatment.

· Responds to a range of clients’ needs using differential diagnoses, appropriate treatment modalities, and a variety of intervention methods.

· Demonstrates understanding of sound ethical practice in conjunction with the established and defined ethics of one’s training and discipline.

· Collaborates effectively with agency staff on behalf of clients.

· Works collaboratively with other community agencies on behalf of clients and/or the agency.

· Participates in regularly scheduled clinical supervision, peer supervision, and staff meetings.

· Maintains clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established clinic policies and procedures and in timely compliance with agency policies and procedures.

· Complies with clinical productivity standards as established by Director of Clinical Services.

· Effectively organizes time and responsibilities.

· Maintains availability for after-hours telephone contact for clients in crisis.

· Participates in rotating backup clinical support via on-call phone rotation schedule.

· Assumes all responsibilities of a mandated reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, or nationality.

Contact Information:

Please send a resume and cover letter by 5 p.m. on September 6, 2017 to the address or email listed below.

Attn: cmccarter@fcsith.org
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca
127 W. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Title:                      Clinician, EAP Consultant
Department:          Mental Health Clinic                                                           
Status:                   Exempt                  
Responsible To:    Director of Clinical Services                                              
Salary:                   Commensurate with Experience
 
General Summary: The EAP Consultant is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with organizations contracted with F&CS for EAP services.  May help clients with concerns related to personnel issues, customer service concerns, employee referrals and workplace crises.  Clinicians are responsible for providing a broad range of mental health services to clients who may include: children, adolescents, college students, adults and geriatric clientele.  May help individuals deal with issues associated with mental illness, addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging.
 
Qualifications: The Clinician, EAP Consultant must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related mental health discipline that included a clinical field placement with supervision. The clinician must be eligible for a New York State license.  Prior experience working in an organization, with a deep understanding of organizational systems, concerns and challenges, is a must.
 
EAP Consultant Responsibilities include:

  • Providing consultation and assistance to contracted employers on personnel issues, customer service concerns, employee referrals and workplace crises; coordinates clinical response when emergency EAP situations arise.
  • Ensures for a robust EAP affiliate network.  Participates in EAP contract benefit fairs, as requested
  • In conjunction with the development department, will develop, maintain and, as needed, distribute, a library of content materials (ex. Coping with death, stress, etc.), a bi-annual EAP newsletter.
  • In conjunction with senior administration, ensures all contract renewals are processed and utilization reports are provided in a timely manner, manages engages potential new businesses in contract negotiations.
  • May be called upon to deliver customized on-site trainings/workshops
  • Maintains positive relationships with contracted employers
  • Ensures back-up EAP coverage is in place during times of absence
Clinician Responsibilities:
  • Provides clinical services – to a reduced caseload - including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, crisis intervention and ongoing treatment; Responds to a range of clients’ needs using differential diagnoses, appropriate treatment modalities, and a variety of intervention methods
  • Works collaboratively with other community agencies on behalf of clients and/or the agency
  • Participates in regularly scheduled clinical supervision, peer supervision, and staff meetings

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, or nationality.
 
Contact Information:
Please send a resume and cover letter to the address or email listed below:
Attn:  Lyn McCarter
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca
127 W. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
CMcCarter@fcsith.org

 


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Family and Children’s Service of Ithaca is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Family and Children’s Service of Ithaca will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, or nationality.


Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca is a Living Wage Employer.