The Licensed Clinical Social Worker plans, organizes and implements the prescribed Behavioral Health Integrated Model of Care and clinical social work services for NVHC patients and their families; serves as a therapist and resource person for NVHC patients in accordance with the medical and behavioral plan of treatment; abides by the National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics for social work in a healthcare setting.
Work Location/ Hours/ Travel: Las Vegas / Carson City, Nevada / Full-time with varied work hours - primarily Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. / Travel may be required less than 20% of the time
We offer our providers a competitive salary and benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, additional insurance purchase options, and professional liability coverage under the Federal Tort Claim Act. In addition, our FQHC status offers loan repayment scholarship eligibility through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC).
- Provides behavioral health services including: behavioral health screening; psychosocial assessment; SBIRT; DSM V and ICD9/10 diagnosing;
- Provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children from diverse backgrounds; crisis intervention; treatment, discharge and aftercare planning.
- Utilizes evidenced based treatment modalities, for example, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical, and social problems, to achieve treatment goals;
- Develops and implements individualized treatment plans with goals that are problem specific, measurable, achievable, time limited, and culturally sensitive, to assist patients and families to cope and/or restore social, emotional, financial and environmental factors that affect and/or are affected by illness;
- Collaborates and consults with NVHC Primary Care Providers (PCP) and staff about the behavioral health and psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of these needs on the patient’s health care and compliance with treatment.
- Refers patients and their families to appropriate community agencies or organizations; coordinates services with such agencies or organizations, and advocates for patients and/or their families.
- Makes clinical decisions on managing crisis walk-ins and calls
- Collaborates with the Case Manager who provides ongoing case management, which may include consultation with NVHC multidisciplinary team members and community based service providers about the patient’s treatment and discharge planning and aftercare needs.
- Prepares complete, concise, timely written materials, reports, and clinical documentation.
- Participates in internal quality assurance and works with multidisciplinary team members proactively to drive quality improvement initiatives in accordance with the mission and strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards, when assigned.
- Works well under pressure.
- Meets multiple and often competing deadlines.
- Participates in defined and established agency and community meetings.
- Ensures compliance with HIPAA, OSHA & other regulatory agencies
- Demonstrates cooperative behavior with supervisors, colleagues, patients and their families, and the community.
- Other duties as assigned that are befitting to role as LCSW
- Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from an accredited institution.
- Current, unrestricted clinical license to practice social work in the State of Nevada
- A minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the practice of clinical social work in a mental health setting working with adults, adolescents, children, and families.