Northwell Health Job Coach in Amityville, New York

Req Number 001D5W

Job Category Mental Health

Job Description

Opening Position at : South Oaks Hospital

400 Sunrise Highway, Amityville NY 11701

As a Job Coach you will engage and provide vocational training and guidance to behavioral health consumers throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. You will serve as a role model in maximizing wellness and independence. You will collaborate with clinical and non-clinical team members to ensure culture of support is reflected in member’s treatment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides vocational rehabilitation and career guidance to disabled high school students.

  • Provides guidance to behavioral health consumers, including orientation to programs, service providers, and community resources.

  • Encourages members, family members and caregivers to use program resources to maximize wellness and independence. Conducts outreach to members missing appointments to reinforce engagement.

  • Assist members in carrying out tasks as defined in their treatment plans.

  • Attends and participates in various appointments/meetings to support and advocate for member, as required.

  • Understands and addresses related cultural attitudes and practices.

  • Reports on member’s progress relative to experience in community settings to clinical team members. Refers appropriate questions and issues to clinical and non-clinical team members.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology or Behavioral Sciences, preferred.

  • Experience as a Special Education teacher or teacher aide, preferred.

  • Demonstrated support skills and enthusiasm for assisting medically underserved populations.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.