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Join New York City’s Mental Health Workforce: Opportunities with our partners

Licensed social workers needed for new Emergency Response Teams

NYC Health + Hospitals is hiring licensed social workers for new, interdisciplinary Emergency Response Teams. The social workers will play an integral part in the City’s first-ever pilot program to dispatch teams of two Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Technicians and one clinician to 911 calls for mental health emergencies.

Multiple positions are available for social workers to serve on Emergency Response Teams. See the NYC Health + Hospitals job description for more information: 


The Mental Health Service Corps is hiring social workers 

NYC Health + Hospitals is hiring licensed social workers for the Mental Health Service Corps (MHSC)a Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health workforce development program that aims to build a diverse generation of mental health clinicians, equipped to integrate behavioral health into a variety of settings. As part of MHSC, early-career clinicians are placed throughout the NYC Health + Hospitals system for 3 years with the goal of enhancing behavioral health delivery through existing and innovative models of care. To ensure a diverse learning experience, clinicians will have the opportunity to practice across multiple clinical settings such as primary care clinics, child/adolescent and adult outpatient clinics, and substance use clinics. Additionally, Corps Members will be trained in evidence-based practices under the supervision of licensed clinicians in order to screen, assess, and treat patients in a culturally responsive manner. Fluency in more than one language is preferred.

For more information on the program, and how to apply, visit the Mental Health Service Corps website.


Virtual ExpressCare BH is hiring social workers 

NYC Health + Hospitals is hiring social workers for Virtual ExpressCare BH, the behavioral health component of Virtual ExpressCare. Virtual ExpressCare BH is a 24/7 service that offers a simple and easy way for NYC Health + Hospitals patients to access high-quality and affordable virtual urgent mental health and substance use care services. Reporting directly to the ExpressCare BH Clinical Supervisor or designee, the ExpressCare BH Social Worker carries out protocols identified for the mental health and substance use treatment of adult designated patients reflecting accepted standards of clinical care practice commensurate with the candidate’s training and certification. Learn more and apply.


 

Join the Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health

Current openings

Senior Director, Children, Youth and Families (Job ID 471788)
The Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health is seeking a Senior Director, Children, Youth and Families to oversee the portfolio of programs and initiatives designed to increase mental health awareness among youth and improve families’ access and connection to mental healthcare.

Senior Manager, Policy (Job ID 457495)
The Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health is seeking a Senior Manager, Policy to help shape and strengthen City mental health policy through research, knowledge sharing, and the development of new mental health tools and resources to support City agencies and community-based partners.

Director, Children, Youth, and Families (Job ID: 474725)
The Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health is seeking a Director, Children, Youth, and Families, who will lead the Office’s programmatic oversight of a dynamic portfolio of several innovative programs implemented by City agencies that promote mental health for children, youth, and families. 

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Manager, Children, Youth, and Families (Job ID: 481435)
The Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health is seeking a Manager, Children, Youth and Families, who will join the office’s Mental Health Initiatives team and report to the office’s Senior Director, Children, Youth, and Families.

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Senior Manager, Communications (Job ID: 479833)
The Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health is seeking a Senior Manager, Communications to join a strategic communications team that provides clear and compelling updates to the public on the Office’s work. 

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**Starting August 2, all new NYC government hires must be vaccinated against COVID-19. There is not a testing alternative for people who are not vaccinated. If you are not vaccinated, you will not be hired by the City.