• Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    Posted Date 6 months ago(4/4/2018 11:08 AM)
    ID
    2018-4270
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    7.5 Hour
    Category
    Licensed / Certified / Registered Professions
    Shift Details
    7.5Hr: 8am - 4pm with variable shifts as needed
    Primary Location
    CPH Main Campus
    City
    Potsdam
    Education: Required Level
    Master's Degree
    Education: Required Field
    Clinical Social Work
    Licensure / Certification (Text Only)
    Required: Current NYS licensure as MSW |   |   | Required: 3 years post-LMSW supervised experience in a behavioral health setting |   |   |   |  
  • Job Summary

    Perform a comprehensive list of social work functions and practices. Work with internal and external stakeholders to promote quality patient-centered behavioral health care.  

    Core Responsibilities

     

    Assessment

    ·         Identifies potential barriers and current difficulties in participating in treatment at intake and throughout the course of treatment.

    ·         Appropriately utilizes screening and assessment tools approved by CPH including but not limited to CSSR-S, PHQ-9, Modified mini, substance use and risk assessment.

    ·         Interprets quantitative and qualitative data within the social, political, economic and cultural context to determine a patient-centered action plan

    ·         Evaluates across the bio-psycho-social continuum including environmental factors and patient resources.

    ·         Builds rapport and demonstrates a safe environment in which patients engage in the comprehensive assessment process

    ·         Perform ongoing continuous assessments to develop and maintain appropriate, safe, strengths-based and person-centered care. 

    ·         Utilize diagnostic criteria, symptoms, differential diagnosis, and rule outs to determine accurate diagnosis

    ·         Exercise considerable independent clinical judgment and initiative in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and practices.

    Individual Counseling

    ·         Responsible for an individual caseload including 1:1 counseling, treatment, relapse prevention, discharge planning, care coordination and referral

    ·         Participate in case conferences and clinical meetings weekly.

    ·         Provide individualized patient care utilizing best practice counseling skills, techniques and modalities to improve quality of life and reduce symptoms

    ·         Utilize crisis intervention skills and community resources to promote patient safety

    ·         Utilize trauma-informed approaches including taking universal precautions

    ·         Engage in ongoing professional maintenance activities to include but not limited to clinical supervision. continuing education, and counselor wellness

    ·         Incur a caseload of complex and comorbid patients

    Group/Family Counseling and Education

    ·         Development, execution, and documentation of group therapy on assigned topics to be determined by patient need and counselor skill set

    ·         Awareness of group dynamics, ability to manage time and destructive behaviors, encourage participation and engage patients in the learning process.  

    ·         Conduct family, marriage and or couples therapy as clinically indicated

    ·         Provide psychoeducation to individuals, groups, and families on topics such as substance use disorders, mental health and wellness, lifestyle changes, and coping skills, and recovery. 

    ·         Strengthen relationships among people in a purposeful effort to promote, restore, maintain, and enhance the well-being of individuals, families, social groups, organizations, and communities.

    Documentation

    ·         Documenting: In a variety of manners including assessments, individual and group notes, collaboration, collateral contact with internal and external stakeholders to the patient.

    ·         Treatment planning, discharge planning and regularly updating the patient record to demonstrate patient’s progress or lack thereof in the treatment environment.

    ·         Assessments are performed per specific scope and practice at or above standards set by OASAS, OMH, TJC, and DNV.

    ·          Forms are filled out respecting the various deadlines required by the governing and regulatory bodies and will remain in the medical record.

    ·         Confidential maintenance of and transmission of medical records following  HIPPA and CFR 42 guidelines

    Clinical Supervision

    ·         Provide formal scheduled and documented individual and group supervision to non-licensed staff, provisionally licensed counselors in training, CASAC’s, LMHC’s, LMSW’s and LCSW’s. 

    ·         Act as a mentor, coach, and evaluator to create an atmosphere that promotes counselor self- reflection, discipline, motivation, learning, wellness and professional development.

    ·         Monitor quality of professional services, attend to ethical issues and ensure quality clinical care.

    ·         Act as a resource and consultant for other departments as needed

    ·         Participate in quality improvement initiatives, model ethical and patient-centered professional behaviors

     

     

    EOE

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