Owned and led by pediatricians, Allied Physicians Group is the largest independent pediatric medical supergroup in the country. We support over 150 caring physicians who provide the highest quality healthcare and exceptional service.
We are seeking a Full-Time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R) This position would be best suited for a person who appreciates cordial, professional employee relationships and close continuity of care with our families and children. The ideal candidate will be willing to work with clinical and operational leaders to build the program to support additional offices in the future.
The Social Worker will work approximately forty (40) hours per week. For this position, availability and flexibility are very important because you will be supporting two (2) of our divisions so your schedule may vary from week to week depending on the needs of our patients and families.
You will be asked to work:
Two (2) weekdays per week – 9:30am – 5:30pm
Two (2) weekdays per week – 11:00am – 7:00pm
Two Saturdays per month – 8:00am – 2:00pm
**There is no call required for this position**
The Company: Owned and led by pediatricians, Allied Physicians Group is the largest independent pediatric medical supergroup in the country. We support over 150 caring physicians who provide the highest quality healthcare and exceptional service to over 180,000 patients throughout the New York State.
We currently support 34 physician practices located throughout Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island as well as Westchester and Orange Counties.
Our CORE VALUES are what make up our company culture: Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Humility, Empathy and our staff.
We offer a full benefit package including healthcare & wellness benefits, 401K & 3% profit sharing (after one year), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), basic and supplemental life insurance and AFLAC voluntary benefits.
Through our benefit package, we are also able to offer discount programs and other wellness perks to incentivize a healthy lifestyle because we care about our employees.
Preferred Qualifications for Ideal Candidates:
Master’s Degree in Social Work
NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R)
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing direct services to children with mental illness, developmental disabilities, or care coordination in another capacity
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with patients and families of diverse cultural backgrounds
Experience and/or training preferred in commonly accepted treatment modalities.
Familiar with the concept of social determinants of health and ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)
Bi-Lingual in Spanish, a plus
Must be able to travel to multiple physician practices and Home Office as required
Provides Clinical Behavioral Health Services to pediatric patient population while optimizing patient’s access to healthcare
Provides psychotherapy and care coordination services to patients with behavioral health problems which are treated in the medical home. Experience with evidence-based treatments is preferred, as is experience with parenting work and treatment of behavioral health conditions commonly seen in general pediatric practices
Will conduct diagnostic/intake evaluations of pediatric patients and provide individual treatment planning with patients and families
Coordinates referral services for patients as needed, including those who require a higher level of care. Inform patients, providers and other stakeholders of available services and the advantages provided by their use
Functions effectively as a part of a multi-disciplinary team in order to provide optimal care to patients and their families
Serves as a point-of-contact to patients, family members and caregivers. Encourages use of program resources to maximize wellness and independence
Performs administrative assessment of patient’s eligibility for social services and care management programs
Participates in community outreach and enrollment activities
Participates in developing relationships with referral sources to facilitate coordinated care.
Provides sensitive, culturally diverse assistance/guidance to patients, family members and caregivers
Assists patients in scheduling appointments and transportation for consultations, diagnostic testing, program meetings, etc.
Collaborates with clinical and non-clinical team members to maintain proper workflows, procedures, reporting and documentation
Maintains integrity of related records in accordance with system policies and procedures and State and Federal regulations
Utilizes Electronic Medical Records and interviews patients, family members and caregivers to compile and document relevant information (demographic, economic, social, institutional, etc.)
Performs related duties, as required
The Location: The Social Worker will support our Pediatric Health Associates and Garden City Pediatric Associates.
Pediatric Health Associates is located in Plainview, NY. Located near major highways, this office is easily accessible to many Nassau and Suffolk communities. Pediatric Health Associates has been serving the Plainview community since 2001.
Garden City Pediatric Associates has been serving the Garden City community for more than 30 years. This office offers FREE Prenatal Consultations either during the day or evening hours (by appointment). Garden City Pediatric Associates is affiliated with Winthrop University Hospital, North Shore Manhasset and Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Why Should You Apply?
We offer more referral options because we are not limited to one healthcare system
We care – Allied Foundation gives back to the community
We care about our Physicians – Allied has a focus on Physician wellness
We provide operational and administrative support so you can focus on your patients
This Organization Participates in E-Verify. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Internal Number: 22-17-2019
About Allied Physicians Group, LLC
Headquartered in Melville, NY, on Long Island, Allied Physicians Group is a partnership of more than 120 dedicated, caring physicians and 500 highly trained support staff serving over 180,000 patients with offices throughout Greater New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley and beyond.
Founded in 2006, Allied Physicians Group is a recognized leader in increasing healthcare efficiencies and patient satisfaction, with a special emphasis on support, innovation and collaboration.
While we are a corporate entity, doctors joining Allied are “equal share partners” and owners of an independent medical practices. By joining our corporate network, physicians receiving vital support in matters such as certification, accounting, financial services, analytical reporting, malpractice assistance, human resources management and more.
We value our employees and are always looking for motivated, caring people to grow with us.