Front Desk Care Coordinator

Reports To:
Operations Director

At The Motherhood Center, we are committed to providing support to every new and expecting mother across NYC through high-quality services including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.


Job Summary

The Front Desk Care Coordinator will work to ensure the smooth functioning of patient scheduling, intake and insurance related issues. Core responsibilities include:


Scheduling & Intake

  • Performing phone screens for new patients and deciding on next steps
  • Inputting phone screens and demographics into EMR
  • Scheduling patients for the outpatient and liaising with clinicians, as well as PHP evals.
  • Answering the main phone line and directing queries
  • Explaining intake forms to patients and have them sign consents


Billing Related

  • Insurance verification


Other Administrative

  • Transcribing patient notes into the EMR
  • Managing patient information/documentation: Scanning, uploading, and sorting documents into EMR/other locations as needed.

 

Specifications

The Office Administrator demonstrates excellence in people skill, problem solving and initiative. They display a strong work ethic and are adept at working with and collaborating with other team members to ensure effective operation of the facility. Excellent human relations and communication skills, including proficiency in personal computer use and using Electronic Medical Records, required. 

Strong soft skills including greeting patients, making them feel welcome and excellent and professional phone etiquette.

 

Qualifications

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office; 
  • Strong organizational skills, must be detail oriented; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication as well as presentation skills; 
  • Ability to be flexible;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.


Please send resume, cover letter and references to: info@themotherhoodcenter.com


Part-time Outpatient Therapist

Reports To:
Senior Psychologist 

At The Motherhood Center, we are committed to providing support to every new and expecting mother across NYC through high-quality services including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.


Job Summary

The Part-Time Outpatient Therapist will provide therapy and ongoing care to patients of The Motherhood Center. Treatment expectations will include: 

  • Individual psychotherapy including utilization of effective modalities for the perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) population (Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dyadic Treatment Therapy, Dialectic Treatment Therapy, and Mindfulness Bases Stress Reduction).

The Part-Time Outpatient Therapist demonstrates excellence in clinical practice at the expert level with expertise in PMADs. He/she serves as a professional role model, consultant, and resource in the development of clinical practice, collaboration and consultation among members of the psychiatric, clinical, nursery, and administrative teams. He/she will exercise strong clinical leadership skills and demonstrate effective clinical teaching skills used to promote both care standards and practice standards.

 

Specifications

LCSW or PhD and current NY license to practice in the State of New York required.

Five years of clinical experience required and a minimum of two years of established expertise in the area of PMAD’s. Solid foundation in postpartum psychiatric disorders, maternal-child health and issues of women's health care. Excellent human relations and communication skills, including proficiency in personal computer use and using Electronic Medical Records, required.

 

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate expert clinical judgment and decision-making skills reflecting ability to manage patients with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. 
  • Provide individual therapy to outpatient clients of the program.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of social work/psychological practice theories and theoretical concepts to be operationalized in specialty areas as models/frameworks for patient care. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of impact of PMAD on attachment/bonding and appropriate intervention strategies.
  • Assess and accurately document each client’s:
    • Physical findings
    • Psychological data
    • Significant person/family support
    • Cognitive abilities
    • Major stressors
  • Administer patient treatment plan according to established policies and procedures, effectively utilizing proper techniques and adapting as necessary to fit unique needs of patients.
  • Collaborate with team members in development and implementation of treatment plan for patients, recommending changes in clinical social work/psychological practice as needed.
  • Maintain continuing education and assists in formal and informal educational mechanisms in clinical skills and performance development of staff.
  • Effectively monitor and evaluate patient outcomes.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient information.
  • Treat records, correspondence and related items with utmost security.



Qualifications

  • LCSW or PhD licensed to practice in the state of New York;
  • Five years of clinical experience required and a minimum of two years of experience working with new and expecting mothers suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders;
  • Familiarity with IPT, DBT, CBT and Dyadic Therapy and other best practices for the PMAD population;
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office; 
  • Strong organizational skills, must be detail oriented; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication as well as presentation skills; 
  • Ability to be flexible;
  • Sense of humor and nonjudgmental attitude;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to work late afternoon/evening hours 2 or more days a week.


Please send resume, cover letter and references to: info@themotherhoodcenter.com


Nursery Volunteer

At the Motherhood Center, we provide supportive services for new and expecting moms, including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). In our day treatment program, mom’s bring their babies with them from 9:30 - 2:30, Monday-Friday.

We need volunteers to hold these beautiful babies!

If you are interested in volunteering, contact our Nursery Director, Jane Harnick at: jharnick@themotherhoodcenter.com or call her at (212) 335-0034.


Day Program Therapist, LCSW

Reports To: 
Clinical Director 

At The Motherhood Center, we are committed to providing support to every new and expecting mother across NYC through high-quality services including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

 

Job Summary

The Day Program Therapist will work with the Clinical Director in providing therapy and ongoing care to patients of The Motherhood Center. This will be comprised of two primary roles:

  • Providing individual therapy to patients admitted to the Day Program as well as conducting outpatient initial evaluations and ongoing individual therapy. Treatment expectations will include family psycho-education, individual psychotherapy including utilization of effective modalities for the perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) population (Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dyadic Treatment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness Bases Stress Reduction) and patient discharge planning.
  • Overseeing and running group therapies in the Day Program consisting of but not limited to: Parenting Skills Groups, Mindfulness Practice, Themed Group Therapy.

The Day Program Therapist demonstrates excellence in clinical social work practice at the expert level with expertise in PMADs. He/she serves as a professional role model, consultant, and resource in the development of clinical practice, collaboration and consultation among members of the psychiatric, clinical, nursery, and administrative teams. He/she will exercise strong clinical leadership skills and demonstrate effective clinical teaching skills used to promote both care standards and practice standards, and will be adept working with individuals and in group processes.

 

Specifications

Master's Degree in Social Work or PhD and current NY license to practice in the State of New York required. Five years of clinical experience required and a minimum of two years of established expertise in the area of PMAD’s. Solid foundation in postpartum psychiatric disorders, maternal-child health and issues of women's health care. Excellent human relations and communication skills, including proficiency in personal computer use and using Electronic Medical Records, required.

 

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate expert clinical judgment and decision-making skills reflecting ability to manage patients with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. 
  • Provide individual and group therapy to Day Program and outpatient clients of the program.
  • Participate in weekly rounds with additional clinical and psychiatric staff to assess client treatment plans and status.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of social work practice theories and theoretical concepts to be operationalized in specialty areas as models/frameworks for patient care. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of impact of PMAD on attachment/bonding and appropriate intervention strategies.
  • Conduct intake assessments for new patients in the Day Program and outpatient.
  • Conduct discharge planning for patients exiting the Day Program.
  • Assess and accurately document each client’s:
    • Physical findings
    • Psychological data
    • Significant person/family support
    • Cognitive abilities
    • Major stressors
  • Ability to conduct psychological evaluation and diagnosis Day Program patients.
  • Identify need for development of and revision to current standards of care reflective of changes in contemporary clinical practice.
  • Administer patient treatment plan according to established policies and procedures, effectively utilizing proper techniques and adapting as necessary to fit unique needs of patients.
  • Collaborate with team members in development and implementation of treatment plan for patients, recommending changes in clinical social work practice as needed.
  • Maintain continuing education and assists in formal and informal educational mechanisms in clinical skills and performance development of staff.
  • Effectively monitor and evaluate patient outcomes.
  • Participate in utilization review including preauthorization and continuing reviews of women admitted to the Day Program.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient information.
  • Treat records, correspondence and related items with utmost security.
  • Share after hours on call coverage (phone only) for women enrolled in the Day program.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • LCSW or PhD licensed to practice in the state of New York;
  • Five years of clinical experience required and a minimum of two years of experience working with new and expecting mothers suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders;
  • Familiarity with IPT, DBT, CBT, Dyadic Therapy and other best practices for the PMAD population;
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office; 
  • Strong organizational skills, must be detail oriented; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication as well as presentation skills; 
  • Ability to be flexible;
  • Sense of humor and nonjudgmental attitude;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to multi-task.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to: info@themotherhoodcenter.com