Assistant Coordinator, Adult Single Point of Access and Accountability II

Exam type: 
Notice of Vacancy
Department: 
Erie County DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH
Location: 
95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY
Posting Dates: 
August 14, 2019 - August 27, 2019
Salary: 
Starting $52,624 Annually
Closing Date: 
August 27, 2019
Description: 

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH

JOB POSTING

 Assistant Coordinator, Adult Single Point of Access and Accountability II

OPEN - COMPETITIVE

PROVISIONAL*

*Please note that this position is a competitive civil service title and requires a civil service examination. Once the exam is held and scored, selection for appointment(s) will be made from reachable candidate(s) on the eligible list according to the NYS Civil Service Rule of Three.

The work involves providing clinical supports to the County Mental Health Department’s Adult Single Point of Access and Accountability (SPOA).  This is a professional mental health position responsible for reviewing admission, service configuration, and continued stay recommendations for high-risk individuals consistent with service history, level of functioning and risk criteria to determine appropriateness of enrollment in the SPOA.  In addition, the incumbent works directly with mental health emergency, inpatient and outpatient providers regarding these service determinations.  Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Coordinator-Adult Single Point of Access and Accountability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Masters in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or Nursing and four (4) years of experience in mental health assessment, treatment and/or rehabilitation with at least two (2) years of clinical or clinical administrative 9.60 of New York State Mental Hygiene Law, and with at least one (1) year of supervisory experience in a mental health setting; or

A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or Nursing and six (6) years of experience in mental health assessment, treatment and/or rehabilitation with at least two (2) years of clinical or clinical administrative 9.60 of New York State Mental Hygiene Law, and with at least one (1) year of supervisory experience in a mental health setting 

Must have the ability to interpret and synthesize data to inform effective decisions related to service delivery. 

 

Resumes to: Erie County Dept. of Mental Health, 95 Franklin Street, Rm. 1237, Buffalo, NY 14202 or email Nancy.Wittmer@erie.gov

Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


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Edward A. Rath County Office Building
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Buffalo, New York 14202