Careers

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

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Music Therapist 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:    Music Therpist

 

PROGRAM:    Child and Adolescent Clinic Therapeutic Pre-School

 

HOURS:    Part-time 10 to 15 hours a week (Saturday, One Weekday Morning for Pre-school and One Weekday Evening for Clinic)

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree, LCAT (Licensed Creative Art therapist in New York State), 2 or more years’ experience working with children, Adolescents and Families. Experience with Program Development and Group Treatment – 2 years minimum. Experience and trained in working with Trauma Victims.

 

DUTIES:

  • Develop and run 4 to 5 weekly Music Therapy groups in CHAD and TPS. Provide Individual and Family Music Therapy to Children and Families assigned

  • Complete all required documentation including treatment plans, progress notes and required assessments.

  • Complete scales and surveys of each child’s progress in the program and keep, track and compile data as per grant requirements.

  • Maintain Comprehensive Patient records as per agency and state requirements.

  • Comply with all OMH, DOE and DOH requirements for these programs.

  • Conduct Community Outreach and Patient recruitment tasks to build and grow this program. Reports to: Director of Child and Adolescent Services

 

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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 Special Education Teacher 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 DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE:                SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER  (Master’s Level)

 

PROGRAM:                Therapeutic Preschool            

 

HOURS:                      35 hrs. per week, Monday – Friday

 

UNION STATUS:       Union Position

 

QUALIFICATIONS:    Has passed the Teacher Certification Exams:  LAST, ATS and Students with Disabilities Master Degree.  Have familiarity with IEP’s in order to ensure that the goals are met through daily instruction. Have knowledge and understanding of behavioral interventions in the classroom for children with behavioral problems.  Have knowledge of the various disabilities that will be encountered in the classroom.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:            

  • Provide for the educational and cognitive needs of children, through curriculum planning, direct instruction, classroom management, etc.
  • Supervise assistant teachers in their work with program clients in the classroom.
  • Participate in case conferences and in-service staff training sessions.
  • Meet with parents to discuss their child’s cognitive growth and development within the classroom.
  • Maintain record of child’s educational progress.
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Children’s Services and /or designee.

 

REPORTS TO:            Director of the Therapeutic Preschool; supervised by the School Building Leader

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:               CARE MANAGER

 

PROGRAM:              CARE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM       

 

HOURS:                     35 per week, Monday - Friday

 

QUALIFICATIONS:     Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services related discipline; (1) year post

baccalaureate experience including l year in a psychiatric setting.  Must be able to write psychosocial, participate in team conferences, plus work as part of a team.  Must be able to work independently.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carry a Caseload of 20-25 patients regularly.
  • Responsible for detailed tracking of patients in mental health care system to insure that the patient receives appropriate aftercare treatment including medical, housing, clinical and other social service needs.
  • Keep detailed records on all clients including a service plan and maintain 3-Month Service Plan Reviews.
  • Fieldwork includes: home visits, visits to aftercare settings, referral agencies, in-patient follow-up, etc.
  • Keep primary therapist/treatment team regularly informed of results of all tracking intervention efforts.
  • Attend treatment planning meeting and CARE Conferences.
  • Attend in-service training
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Care Management Services Director

 

SUPERVISORY

RELATIONSHIP:    Report directly to Care Management Program Director

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.

 

POSITION:                  ONE-TO-ONE AIDE       

 

LOCATION:                THERAPEUTIC PRESCHOOL

 

HOURS:                       26 hrs./week  (Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-2:00pm; Friday, 8:30am-3:00pm)

 

UNION STATUS:        Non-union

 

QUALIFICATIONS:    High School Diploma or equivalency; experience with very young special

needs children is a plus.

 

DUTIES:

 

  • Aid is assigned to work with one student with behavior and/or emotional challenges.
  • Assists teacher and reinforces instruction taught in the classroom for assigned student.
  • Shadows child during all phases of classroom activity and supports child during instructional periods of the day.
  • Applies behavior management techniques to assist child in adapting to classroom routine.
  • May be called upon to physically remove a child from the classroom if child becomes aggressive or overstimulated by the classroom environment.
  • Encourages positive social behaviors between his/her student’s classmates
  • Will implement student’s Behavioral Intervention Plan and document progress towards goal achievement with support of classroom teacher and Educational Director.
  • Participates in team meetings after school to support child’s development.
  • Responsible for weekly notes on her/his student and communicating with student’s family about progress on a weekly basis.

 

REPORTS TO:   Program Director, School Building Leader and Classroom Teacher

 

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.