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Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Outpatient Program

Company: Franciscan Children's
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*GENERAL SUMMARY*The Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of outpatient therapeutic services to children and families in the Behavioral Health Services Department. The candidate will be licensed independently at the LICSW level and can provide supervision to other social workers or social work interns as needed. The Social Worker should have 3-5 years post licensure experience, as well as experience working in a pediatric setting. Preference is given to those who are familiar working with younger children, those with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, and diverse populations. As a member of an organization committed to service excellence, participation in quality improvement planning, team, and staff meetings are expected. This is a full-time position.*PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES *1. Addresses referrals from providers including referrals via warm hand-offs2. Maintains weekly scheduled appointments3. Provides therapeutic services to patients and their families4. Works in collaboration with multidisciplinary team members including external partners5. Completes required documentation and paperwork including assessments and treatment planning and implementation in a timely manner*Requirements: **EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE * - MSW in clinical social work is required - Independently licensed to practice psychology in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts - At least three to five years of post-licensure experience providing therapeutic services to children and families - Experience working with younger children and/or neurodevelopmental disabilities - Prior experience with supervising staff and/or social work interns is preferred*KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES* - Clinical competencies in the delivery of services to children and families, with particular focus on younger children and/or neurodevelopmental disabilities. - Use of empirically supported treatments - Familiarity and comfort with Telehealth and virtual interventions - Knowledge and skill in performing psychosocial assessments and treatment planning with a variety of patient populations, including competency in assessment and use of DSM-5 diagnoses, developmental psychology, and strategic interventions to engage difficult and/or resistant clients. - An understanding of work in a health care setting as a member of an interdisciplinary team. - Knowledge and skills in examining cultural factors at work with individuals and families. Understanding of the health care issues as they relate to cultural diversity and disenfranchised populations. - Knowledge of specialized community resources for those with neurodevelopmental disabilities. - Effective risk management skills and experience, including strategic and systemic interventions. - An ability to translate the expectations of focused outcome-oriented treatment into effective, consistent and high-quality care - An understanding of the changes in health care, specifically in mental health care, basic public health issues, reimbursement issues, third party and documentation - A well-developed understanding of risk management and compliance issues and an ability to train others in these issues - Highly organized and able to complete multiple tasks - Public presentation and seminar development abilities - Comfort documenting in the electronic medical record*CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION, OR LICENSURE REQUIRED BY THE JOB*Licensure at the independent level (LICSW) in the Commonwealth of MassachusettsJob Type: Full-timePay: From $38,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* PediatricsSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Brighton, MA 02135: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)License/Certification:* Clinical Social Worker (Preferred)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Franciscan Children's, New Bedford , Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Outpatient Program, Healthcare , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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