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Social Worker - LICSW Long-Term Care

Company: The Vancouver Clinic
Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 federal regulations.

EDUCATION AND SKILLS

REQUIRED:

* 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 coordination.

Preferred:

* 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 preferred.

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.

Keywords: The Vancouver Clinic, Vancouver , Social Worker - LICSW Long-Term Care, Other , vancouver, Washington

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