The Office of School Health (OSH) is a joint program of the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene responsible for promoting the health of the 1.3 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non-public schools in New York City. Services to students include case management of chronic health problems, preventive health screening, urgent care, medication administration, preventive counseling, reproductive health services, health education referral for care and assurance of ongoing effective treatment. OSH has been the provider of public health services for 100 years.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
The Asthma Program Social Worker will be expected to provide case management consultation, support, and supervision to case workers assigned to high risk asthmatic students. Under general direction of the Program Director, the Consultant Social Worker will:
- Supervise a team of asthma case managers across multiple schools.
- Monitor implementation of case management plans and their outcomes.
- Develop and implement case management protocols as needed.
- Facilitate group case reviews with case managers and OSH nurse and physicians.
- Serve as an educational resource for students and families regarding asthma treatment and control.
- Coordinate ongoing training and support for asthma case managers.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university in the school of social work, or 60 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in social work, psychology, health, rehabilitation, public health, psychiatric nursing or special education; plus one year of full-time, satisfactory experience providing direct care in a social, psychiatric, health, mental retardation/developmental disabilities or substance abuse/chemical dependency/alcoholism agency or in the administration of a program providing direct care as described above, or as a consultant on program planning or evaluation for such services; or
2. A Master's degree of at least 30 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in psychology, sociology, anthropology, public health, special education, psychiatric nursing, counseling, human services, health, rehabilitation, public administration, or business administration; plus two years of experience as described in "1" above.
--Certified/Licensed Social Worker with a Master's Degree in Social Work
--Experience working in low-income communities desired
--Experience working with families
--Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 277304 and/or 277321.