Program Counselor, *Bilingual*/Older Adult Center - 9000 Shore Road (Bay Ridge), Brooklyn - Military Veterans

at NYU Langone Health

, New York

NYU Langone Health

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Program Counselor, Bilingual/*Older Adult Center* - Brooklyn.

In this role, the successful candidate The Program Counselor will be based at the Shore Hill Older Adult Center and be responsible for providing supportive services to older adults, including intake and assessment, case assistance, Information and referrals, friendly visiting, short-term counseling, and psychoeducational/support groups. The Counselor will be responsible for documenting service in the DFTA database (STARS/Peer Place), and for maintaining case logs.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Provide case management assistance on concrete services and benefits to seniors, including information, referral and advocacy.
    • Other duties as needed
    • Maintain professional standards in all aspects of work, including direct service, advocacy, tracking and follow-up, consultation, professional development, documentation and supervision.
    • May supervise interns and volunteers who assist with case assistance, I&R with center members
    • Will participate in trainings and in staff meetings
    • Collaborate closely with other colleagues within FHC and NYU to provide high quality services and programming to clients.
    • Collaborate with Shore Hill Older Adult Center and Services for Older Adults staff on programming and operation of the site
    • Document service in DFTA database (STARS/Peer Place) and maintain case logs
    • Provide friendly visiting to select isolated clients living in the community
    • Facilitate and conduct psychoeducational workshops on topics identified by seniors
    • Provide crisis intervention as needed,
    • Provide short-term supportive counseling to seniors

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a B.A. in Social Work or related field
  • 1 + years experience working as a case worker/case manager
  • Strong interest in issues of aging and in serving older adults in an immigrant community
  • Bilingual in English and Russian, or Spanish, or Chinese (oral and writing)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MSW from an accredited social work graduate program

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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, New York

NYU Langone Health, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of five hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a full-service, 450-bed teaching hospital located in Brooklyn, and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also, part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research.