Hospital Diversion Program is a 4-bed community residence serving Suffolk County residents 18 years and older with a primary diagnosis of severe and persistent mental illness. The population served includes men and women who are experiencing or who arecurrently at high risk for psychiatric emergency, and those individuals “stepping down” from an acute hospitalization who may still be in need of additional clinical and support services oversight prior to returning to their permanent housing environments.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status
Under the supervision of the Operations Director, the Hospital Diversion/Crisis Respite Supervisor is responsible for the day to day management and operations of the program, including the supervision of the Community Support Specialists and Peer Support Specialists who staff the program. The Supervisor is responsible for providing counseling to the individuals served, as well as any necessary on-site case management and service linkage functions. The Supervisor is also responsible for the support of all individuals residing within the program, including but not limited to: ensuring individual safety, overseeing the coordination of all aspects of the daily functioning of the residence, overseeing and participating in the coordination of the individualized support planning process, supporting and providing resolutions to overcome obstacles faced by the individuals residing within the program, and coordinating with Care Managers, all community providers, hospitals, the Suffolk County Department of Mental Hygiene, and the Office of Mental Health to ensure the timely and appropriate transition of individuals into their permanent residential placements.