Licensed Master Social Worker

West Cecil Health Center Inc
Havre De Grace, MD
Nov 29, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY West Cecil Health Center is seeking a Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW, earning hours of supervision towards their independent Maryland state licensure as a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C), to join our committed and growing team! Preferred candidates have a strong interest in working within a Community Health Center serving an underserved and under-resourced population, in a generalist capacity. WCHC is committed to providing a career pathway for learners who desire long-term growth in this area of clinical expertise. Clinical responsibilities include psychotherapy for children, adolescents and/or adults, and is responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and coordination of services of patients with mental, behavioral, and emotional issues with supervision. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provide services within the scope of practice generally accepted as a Clinical Social Worker of West Cecil Health Center, Inc. Support the mission of West Cecil Health Center by serving as a liaison and promoting the health center to the behavioral community and its various constituents. Assess the psychosocial needs, situations, strengths, and support networks of patients with mental, behavioral, and emotional issues Develop care plans and treatment goals with patients Establish a rapport and advocate for patients Provide therapeutic support and help patients solve and cope with problems in their life Provide individual and group therapy Assist other WCHC Providers with behavioral health concerns in a multidisciplinary approach. Assist West Cecil Health Center in pursuit of additional grant and funding opportunities consistent with the mission of the center to expand the center's capacity to meet the health needs of the community. KEY COMPETENCIES Demonstrates compassion for patients with psychosocial needs Interpersonal skills including the ability to listen, communicate professionally and establish a therapeutic rapport with clients Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills Practice in a culturally competent manner Advance human rights and social and economic justice Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment Engage in practice to advance the social and economic well-being of clients Respond to contexts that shape practice Timely and accurate charting of the care plans. Timely and accurate billing of services rendered. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK This may be a full-time or part-time position. Days and hours of work will be scheduled in accordance with West Cecil Health Centers operating hours LOCATION/TRAVEL Located in West Cecil Health Center and/or its qualified subsidiaries. Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area travel may be expected. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education Masters in Social Work Preferred Experience A minimum of two-years or relevant clinical experience in behavioral health care A minimum of two-years or relevant clinical experience in working with individuals with substance use disorders. Physical/Environmental This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment. Telecommuting/telehealth potential. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. Additional Eligibility Qualifications Licensed Master Social Worker, in good standing OTHER DUTIES Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Employee signature below constitutes employees understanding of the requirements, essential functions, and duties of the position. At WCHC, we embrace diversity and we dont discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, or veteran status. PI195736748by Jobble