Northwell Health Job Coach in Amityville, New York
Req Number 001D5W
Job Category Mental Health
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.
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.
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.