Careers

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions at our Manhattan office.

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Care Manager to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients.

For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.

 

POSITION:    PBHCI Bilingual (English/Spanish) Intake & Assessment Specialist 

PROGRAM:    PBHCI/SAMHSA PROGRAM       

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center (UMMHC), a comprehensive behavioral health clinic that has served Washington Heights for over 30 years, is seeking Intake & Assessment Specialist for our Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) program. PBHCI is a transformative initiative, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), that is designed to improve the physical health status of people living with mental illnesses and/or chemical addiction, thereby helping to improve and ultimately, save lives of individuals in our community.

The Intake & Assessment Specialist is responsible for recruiting patients to participate in the PBHCI grant, and ensuring they complete all requirements within the appropriate timeframe. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Recruit UMMHC patients to participate in PBHCI grant study
• Conduct patient questionnaires, enter responses into electronic database; ensure all patients complete grant requirements within
prescribed timeframes
• Provide patient education and referrals to primary care or other services as needed
• Recruit patients for wellness workshops, make weekly reminder phone calls
• Arrange for patients to be escorted to medical appointments; facilitate transportation • Communicate with other health care providers as
part of a care team
• Independently respond to and compose correspondence
• Maintain electronic database of all patient encounters
• Process referrals from outside providers
• Oversee part-time Intake Specialists
• Other duties as required

Qualifications for Position:
A minimum of one (1) year of health care experience, preferably in a behavioral health setting. Patient recruiting experience is strongly preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish is Required.

Skills and Knowledge Required:
Data entry experience is preferred. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook and Excel.

Personal Qualities:
Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment under minimal direction; work positively with individuals of diverse backgrounds, including patients, healthcare providers, family members and community at large; excellent oral and written communication skills; highly organized; and self-sufficient.

Salary Range: Competitive

Hours per Day or Week: 35 hours per week (full-time), Monday-Friday

To apply, email Cover Letter and Resume to Rebecca Krakauer, PBHCI Program Director, at rkrakauer@bowencsc.org.

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Care Manager to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients.

For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.

JOB TITLE:                  Senior Accountant

                                   (Non-Union Position)

     

PROGRAM:                    ADMINISTRATION

                       

HOURS:                      35 per week, Monday - Friday

Responsibilities:

  • Strong knowledge of Journal entries. Prepare and post journal entries including
    prepaid, depreciation and other asset/liability accounts. Preparation of pension
    transactions, payroll transaction including garnishment etc. Maintain Metro card
    purchase, payment and monitor reimbursement system.
  • General Ledger management: accounts reconciliations, claims reconciliations.
    Reconcile monthly sub-ledger system activity in the G/L. Prepare monthly
    financial reports.
  • Monitor daily cash balances, update and monitor positive pay and stop payments.
    Monitor and Review monthly bank accounts and book activity in the G/L.
    Assist with the annual audit and provide support schedules/reports.
  • Preparation of draft consolidated fiscal reporting (CFR) related to the operation
    of the program as OMH, OASAS and SED requirement.
  • Preparation of draft Annual audit report preparation (i.e. CHAR500/990 Annual
    Filing for Charitable Organization.
  • Prepare W-9 and prepare annual 1099. Review Annual W-2, payroll tax returns
    Other duties as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer

Technical Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting
Strong knowledge of accounting including GAAP knowledge
2 or more years’ experience in Accounts Payable
4 or more years’ experience in General Ledger
Excellent computer skills, including Excel and Word
Non-profit experience required
Fund EZ software experience required

Interpersonal Skills:
Strong oral and written communication skills required.
Ability to work in a changing environment
Detail-oriented
Two (2) professional and personal reference required.

Include:
Resume
Cover letter detailing specific
Salary requirements

 Compensation:
65-70,000 plus benefits

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Program Director to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients.

For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.

POSITION:                   PROGRAM DIRECTOR

LOCATION:                 RAINBOW CLUBHOUSE

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters Degree in Social Work with NYS Certification or Masters Degree in related Human Services Discipline plus four (4) years of experience working with the people living with mental illness (SMI). Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.  Minimum of two (2) years experience working in the Clubhouse model; familiarity with Clubhouse International accreditation a plus.

Must participate in interview process which includes Clubhouse members.  Successful candidate must attend 2 - 3 Week Clubhouse Training.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the overall implementation of the Rainbow Clubhouse Program; adherence to the Clubhouse International standards.
  • Supervise the day to day operation to ensure compliance with program policies, procedures and standards.
  • Maintain appropriate membership and member participation.
  • Work side by side with members as necessary for daily program tasks.
  • Establish and maintain inter-organizational network with other agencies and institutions in the community to foster integrated services to the members.
  • Collaborate with agency Program Directors for program growth and services
  • Write proposals, grant applications and manuals required for the program.
  • Supervise all staff and evaluate their job performance according to agency guidelines.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings including interdisciplinary case conferences.
  • Review, assess and assign cases.
  • Monitor financial expenditures and submit reports, statistics and other documents required by the agency and the funding source.
  • Attend Quarterly Clubhouse Director Meetings.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Director of Operations

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients. 

For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.

 

JOB TITLE:        VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR

 

PROGRAM:          RAINBOW CLUBHOUSE     

           

HOURS:           

The work schedule requires flexibility to meet the needs of the Clubhouse community. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm. Staff rotation to cover Clubhouse activities on weekends and holidays is required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in vocational rehabilitation, social work and/or related field. This position requires a minimum of (2) two year experience in vocational rehabilitation counseling. Experience with Clubhouse model of rehabilitation preferred. Must be an energetic, positive individual with the ability to motivate adults with serious mental illness. Highly developed communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills is an absolute must. Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently in an upbeat and dynamic environment. To perform this position successfully, an individual must have an understanding and commitment to the Clubhouse International model of psychiatric rehabilitation and experience with working with the serious and persistent mentally ill population.

Clubhouse staff have generalist roles and share employment, community support, weekend and holiday responsibilities. Central to this role is the energetic engagement of members in all aspects of unit and clubhouse operations. Staff complete unit work with members, not for members. Staff assist members in developing vocational, educational, housing and socialization goals. Responsible for service planning and maintaining a caseload of thirty-five (35). Provide

training and coverage on transitional employment placements as well as explore competitive employment opportunities within the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of employment and community resources to aid in securing employment.
  • Strong dedication to helping clubhouse members join or rejoin the workforce.
  • Skilled at resume writing.
  • Track the ongoing progress and attendance of individuals in community-based employment.
  • Broad knowledge of financial aid resources for continued education and vocational training.
  • Skilled at establishing public relations and building employment network.
  • Updated knowledge about job opportunities in all sectors and ability to access all sources providing information about job openings.
  • Familiarity with a variety of professions; its responsibilities and the required qualifications.
  • Facilitate weekly motivational work readiness workshops to assist successful job search efforts and retention.

 

Assist with data collection and information technology management efforts:

At the request of the Program Director, obtain financial and clubhouse related data. Organize the information utilizing Microsoft Access and Excel to ensure data can be retrieved in a timely manner. Assist in organizing physical and electronic clubhouse records. These tasks should be completed with the assistance of member(s).

Assist with Transitional Employment Opportunities for members:

Provide opportunities for transitional employment positions regardless of success or failure in previous placements as well as assist members with vocational issues and/or barriers. Collaborate with Program Director to ensure that the clubhouse enables members to return to paid work through transitional, supported and independent employment.

REPORTS TO:  Program Director

          

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Bi-lingual Social Worker to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients.

For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.

 

 

POSITION:                           SOCIAL WORKER/BILINGUAL (Union Position)

 

LOCATION:                         CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE SERVICES

 

HOURS:                                9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, One evening per week required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:           

Masters in Social Work, New York State License LCSW required and CASAC / or obtain CASAC

within one year from date of hire and two (2) years postmasters experience, including a minimum of one (l) year experience in an Alcoholism outpatient facility.  MUST BE FLUENT WRITING/SPEAKING SPANISH AND ENGLISH.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct intake evaluations and psychosocial intake assessments, develop treatment plan and prepare treatment plan reviews.
  • Provide individual, group and family treatment.
  • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team and assist in establishing treatment plans.
  • Conduct or participate in seminars and workshops for community education/prevention and outreach.
  • Participate in in-service training and education programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

 

 

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP: Report to the Unit Director; supervised by the Clinical Supervisor

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Social Worker to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients.

 For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.

JOB TITLE:                          SOCIAL WORKER  (Union Position)         

PROGRAM:                          ADULT OUTPATIENT                     

HOURS:                              35 per week, Monday - Friday

QUALIFICATIONS:           

Masters in Social Work; State Certification (LCSW).  One to three (1-3) years of clinical social work experience preferred;  (recent MSW Graduate accepted).  Should have experience working with the mentally ill. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team for case assignments, case conferences, and development of treatment plans and treatment plan reviews.
  • Perform intakes and unit evaluations (Psychosocial Assessments).
  • Carry a selected caseload using individual, group, and family modalities of treatment.
  • Maintain patient records as outlined by Medical Records, Quality Assurance, and Policies and Procedures.
  • Participate in mandatory supervision meeting, conferences, Grand Rounds, team meetings and/or facility meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Adult Services and/or designee.

REPORTS TO:   Director of Adult Outpatient Services

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Social Worker to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients.

For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.

POSITION:                         SOCIAL WORKER

UNION STATUS:                (Union Position)

PROGRAM:                        CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE SERVICES

HOURS:                             9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday -Friday; One evening per week required

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters in Social Work, New York State License LCSW  required and CASAC / or obtain CASAC within one year from date of hire and two (2) years postmasters experience, including a minimum of one (l) year experience in an Alcoholism outpatient facility.  MUST BE FLUENT WRITING/SPEAKING SPANISH AND ENGLISH.

DUTIES:

  • Conduct intake evaluations and psychosocial intake assessments.  Develop treatment plan and prepare treatment plan reviews.
  • Provide individual, group and family treatment.
  • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team,  and assist in establishing treatment plans.
  • Conduct or participate in seminars and workshops for community education/prevention and outreach.
  • Participate in in-service training and education programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP:  Report to the Unit Director; supervised by the Clinical Supervisor

Careers at Bowen

The Emma L. Bowen Center is a dynamic organization powered by experienced and caring professionals in mental health and its allied fields. The Center reviews resumes from interested individuals on a rolling basis with a focus on the following credentials:

  • Social Worker (LMSW or LCSW)
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Special Education Teacher (Masters in Teaching, NYS Teachers License with Certification in Children with Disabilities Ages 0-2nd grade)
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Care Managers
  • Speech Therapist
  • Psychiatrist (MD, Board Eligible or Certified)
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • School Building Leader

In all positions, Spanish language proficiency is a beneficial skill. For all healthcare positions, individuals must be licensed to practice in New York State.