We are looking for a LICSW to provide therapy services with a
focus on our Long-term Care patients' needs.
The primary role of the Social Worker - Mental Health is to work
in close partnership with the Vancouver Clinic psychiatry team and
primary care providers, supporting and coordinating the physical
and mental health of patients on an assigned caseload. The Social
Worker - Mental Health serves as an integral member of the
healthcare team providing assessments, coordination, care planning,
information and potential referrals to community resources. The
Social Worker- Mental Health delivers age-appropriate therapy and
care to a diverse socioeconomic population of patients and their
caregivers in accordance with policy and procedure and state and
EDUCATION AND SKILLS
* Must have current unrestricted license as a Licensed
Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in Washington State. *
Must have minimum of two (2) years' experience in the use of
psychosocial assessment and psychotherapeutic modalities for common
mental health disorders and substance abuse disorders * Must be
able to effectively engage patients in a therapeutic relationship.
* Must have excellent written and verbal skills, negotiation,
delegation, time management, problem solving and customer service
skills both in person and by phone. * Must have strong counseling,
assessment, diagnostic, intervention, and treatment planning skills
with a diverse population. * Must have working knowledge of
evidence-based psychosocial treatment and brief behavioral
interventions (ie motivational interviewing, problem-solving
treatment, behavioral activation, etc.) * Must have basic knowledge
of psychopharmacology for common mental health disorders. * Must be
computer-literate and, preferably experienced in automated clinical
information systems * Must be able to thrive in a remote work
environment * Must demonstrate customer-focused service skills;
patient centered, positive problem-solving advocate. * Must
demonstrate ability to effectively and efficiently handle demanding
workload involving multiple tasks. * Must demonstrate ability to
function independently as a collaborative, supportive team member.
* Must demonstrate flexibility within a dynamic and ever-changing
environment. * Must demonstrate ability to work collaboratively
within a multi-disciplinary team to provide support, connection and
* Three to five (3-5) years of social work experience, previous
experience with mental health social work focus preferred. *
Knowledge of chronic and acute disease and how it impacts
functioning preferred. * Expertise with short and long term
counseling interventions preferred * Epic experience highly
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature
and level of work required in this position. It is not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive description of all
duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of those
assigned to this job.
We offer a competitive Total Rewards Program which includes
insurance programs covering medical, dental, vision, life,
long-term disability, generous time off, holidays, education
reimbursement, and a 401(k) plan. Eligibility for benefits is
dependent on factors such as position type and FTE. Contact your
recruiter for more information.
Vancouver Clinic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Vancouver Clinic does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed,
national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,
marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited
by local, state, or federal law.
Vancouver Clinic is an alcohol and drug-free workplace. Offers
are contingent on successful completion of drug and background
screenings. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding
prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.