New York Medical College ("NYMC" or "College") seeks an experienced full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to join our Student Mental Health and Wellness (SMHW) Office. We are an innovative and dynamic team of mental health professionals that play an integral role in the success of our students enrolled in health professions education across the graduate degree programs at the College and Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM). Our expertise is focused on the provision of mental health and wellness support on-campus as well as virtually.
NYMC is among the largest medical- and dental degree programs in the country, and our Office of SMHW has adopted cutting-edge approaches to meet the mental health and wellness needs of our students. Our Office liaises with internal institutional stakeholders (students, administration, faculty, and staff), as well as community behavior health partners, regional/national support offices/resources, and a comprehensive tele-health provider of 24/7 mental health and wellness support. This offers our students the choice of providers based on their own unique needs and mental health and wellness goals.
Under the supervision of the Vice Chancellor and Senior Director, the LCSW is responsible for a variety of direct clinical responsibilities, including, but not limited to, initial assessments and triage; time-limited psychotherapy and supportive counseling; identification of, and liaison with outside clinical partners and social supports, as well as ongoing coordination for high-risk students. The LCSW will have the interest and communication skills to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with diverse campus constituencies and our growing partnerships. We are a team that is also dedicated to the academic mission of the College and provide formal training/supervision of clinical Masters of SW student interns as well as conducting continuous quality improvement and related research projects which the LCSW may support based on experience/interest.
The LCSW for NYMC Office of SMHW will provide 35 hours of work per week across the following General Areas of Practice and Percent Effort (%):
Clinical Hours & Counseling (75%)
Departmental Meetings and Wellness Activities (10%)
5 years of clinical experience post licensure
Experience with student population in an academic health center preferred
Physical and Environmental Demands
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