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Opportunities with our partners

Click on a program below to learn about the program and to see available opportunities and information on how to apply.

** Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program (BH4NYC) (NYC Health + Hospitals) **

NYC Health + Hospitals established the $1 million Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program (BH4NYC) to support its behavioral health professionals. As the largest provider of mental health and substance use services in New York City, NYC Health + Hospitals is strengthening its commitment to its workforce. Recognizing that many behavioral health professionals are burdened by student loan debt, BH4NYC will provide grants to clinicians who meet the eligibility criteria. This program was started with funds from a generous leadership donor.

Applications are accepted in two rounds: July 25, 2022 – November 25, 2022 and January 1, 2023 – May 1, 2023.

For more information and to apply, go to https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/bh4nyc/.

B-HEARD Emergency Response Teams (NYC Health + Hospitals)

NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H) 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 provide a health-centered response to 911 mental health calls.

B-HEARD teams include FDNY Emergency Medical Technicians/Paramedics and a mental health professional from H+H that are dispatched as first responders to people experiencing a mental health emergency. 

Available position for social workers to serve on Emergency Response Teams: 

Communities Thrive Virtual ExpressCare BH (NYC Health + Hospitals)

NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H) 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.

CONNECT (Manhattan, Bronx, and Brooklyn)

Continuous Engagement between Community and Clinic Treatment, or CONNECT, is an innovative model of mental health treatment that looks to bridge gaps in the mental health care system, move beyond the traditional clinic role, center collaboration with communities, and be responsive to the root causes of mental health challenges. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) contracted CONNECT clinic sites are looking to hire various positions throughout The Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn.

PCMH Clinics (Bronx) is currently hiring for the following positions:

See opportunities with CONNECT at Henry Street Settlement (Lower East Side, Manhattan) and Housing Works/Bailey House (Brooklyn).

Intensive Mobile Treatment (Manhattan, Bronx, and Brooklyn)

IMT is a multi-disciplinary team of behavioral health professionals (e.g., psychiatric care providers, registered nurses, behavioral health specialists, peer support staff) who work with clients who have frequent movement across the behavioral health care system (outpatient and inpatient), the housing system (shelter, street, supportive, and independent housing) and the criminal legal system (jail, probation, parole); serious mental illness diagnosis; and/or a history of, or active use of, substances. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) contracted providers are looking for individuals to serve clients in all five boroughs.

See opportunities with IMT at Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)

The Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES) is currently hiring for the following positions:

VNS Health (Queens) is not currently hiring:

Community Access (Bronx) is currently hiring for the following positions:

Institute for Community Living (ICL) is currently hiring for the following positions (Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens):

Mental Health Service Corps

NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H) is hiring licensed social workers, trainers, and supervisors 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.

Mental Health Services in Family Justice Centers (FJCs)

The Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence partnered with NYC Health + Hospitals to add dedicated mental health teams to Family Justice Centers (FJCs). These mental health teams include full-time therapists, part-time psychiatrists, and program administrators who provide clinical services and complement the trauma-informed, comprehensive services available in each of the City’s five FJCs. H+H is looking to fill some open positions for full-time therapists.

The Queens Family Justice Center is hiring for the following position:

Mobile Crisis Teams (Manhattan, Bronx, and Brooklyn)

Mobile Crisis Teams use face-to-face interventions in a non-emergency crisis to engage, assess, de-escalate and connect individuals to the most appropriate services. Deployed through NYC Well or hospitals, teams connect children and adults to new providers in addition to reconnecting to pre-existing care.

See opportunities with Mobile Crisis Teams at Mount Sinai Morningside (Manhattan)

NYC Health + Hospitals Jacobi Medical Center (Bronx) is currently hiring for the following positions:

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (Brooklyn) is currently hiring for the following positions:

Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center (Brooklyn) is currently hiring for the following positions:

Support and Connection Center, East Harlem

The East Harlem Support and Connection Center gives first responders an alternative to avoidable emergency room visits or criminal justice interventions. The center offers mental health, medical, substance use and peer support services to guests referred by first responders.

Project Renewal is hiring for the following positions at the East Harlem Support and Connection Center:

Support and Connection Center, The Bronx

The Bronx Support and Connection Center gives first responders an alternative to avoidable emergency room visits or criminal justice interventions. The center offers mental health, medical, substance use and peer support services to guests referred by first responders.

Samaritan Daytop Village is hiring for positions at the Bronx Support and Connection Center. View their listings at https://samaritanvillage.org/about-good/careers/522-now-hiring-scc.

 

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