New York State Civil Service Licensed Master Social Worker 2 - Pending DOB Approval in Tupper Lake, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Transfer Opportunities: Any permanent Licensed Master Social Worker 2 OR Any person eligible for 70.1 transfer

Promotional Opportunities: Any person eligible for appointment from the civil service list

Provisional Appointment: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the qualifications below may be qualified for a provisional appointment.

Minimum Qualifications: Either A. licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) AND have one year of post NYS licensure professional social work experience; ** Or B. licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). ## Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • While working in an intensive treatment environment, provide treatment to developmentally disabled adults who may have been involved with the criminal justice system and ensure the coordination and delivery of social work services.

  • Performs a wide variety of social work services for assigned individuals.

  • Independently provides written social assessments and lends written and verbal input at treatment team meetings.

  • Assesses individual’s social needs and resources available for optimal social functioning, then develops and implements goal directed programs to meet these needs.

  • Monitors individual programs for continuity, consistency and progress as determined by the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team in accordance with ICF regulations.

  • Provides one on one therapy, counseling sessions and/or provides classroom instruction to small groups of individuals during programming.

  • Prepares and conducts in-services for in assessments, programs and other counseling interventions.

  • Advocates for the needs of the individuals assigned.

  • Assist in referrals to appropriate level of care.

  • Provides updated information to Bureau of Revenue and Reimbursement and monitors individual financial situations and acts as advocate in determining funding eligibility.

  • Obtains informed consent from individuals/families/legal guardians or Informed Consent Committee for any rights restriction.

  • Provide administrative supervision to Licensed Master Social Workers 1, and to lower-level paraprofessional staff involved in case management and other treatment and program support tasks that do not require licensure.

  • Teach therapeutic classes, as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned. ## Additional Comments Please note:

  • All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.


  • Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:

  • For more information on PSLF, please visit ## Notes on Applying Please reference the above EOA # 18-25 in all correspondence.

Date Posted: 03/14/18

Applications Due: 03/28/18

Vacancy ID: 49572

Agency: People With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

Title: Licensed Master Social Worker 2 - Pending DOB Approval

Occupational Category: Health Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade: 20

Bargaining Unit: PS&T; - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range: From $61496 to $78014 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 8 AM

To: 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Franklin

City: Tupper Lake

State: NY

Zip Code: 12986

Name: Sunmount OHRM

Telephone: 518-359-4150

Fax: 518-359-4161

Email Address:

Street Address: 2445 State Route 30

Street: 2445 State Route 30