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Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW,Ph. D, Hancock Counseling

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW,Ph. D, Hancock Counseling

Job ID 
2017-3656
Shift 
Days
Department 
HPN - Hancock Counseling
Position Type 
Part Time

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Overview

Hancock Physican Network (HPN) is a joint venture entity between Hancock Regional Hospital and St. Vincent Health. HPN provides primary care, immediate care and mental health services to residents of Greenfield and surrounding counties. This position will be filling a role for an addictions specialist.

Full Time-Salaried
Monday-Friday
800a-400p
Must have at least two years experience as LCSW although 5 years is preferred. Must have license in the state of Indiana. LCSW with addictions credentials preferred but not required.

Responsibilities

1. Conducts comprehensive, culturally sensitive psychosocial assessments, develops care plans, and provides counseling and crisis intervention services to individuals and families.
2. Coordinates services with appropriate clinic and community resources.
3. Provides information and education about health/mental health issues to individual patients and to groups.
4. Documents assessment, intervention, and treatment data in medical record.
5. Provides social work consultation to clinic staff and community providers as appropriate. Serves as liaison to community health care network.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge:
1. Knowledge of professional social work principles, methodology, and ethics and of human psychosocial development within the family, community, and culture.
2. Knowledge of the use of therapeutic relationship to foster patient involvement. Familiarity with brief therapy theories/techniques and therapeutic process. Understanding of techniques for facilitating client motivation to change behavior.
3. Knowledge of health and social issues impacting diverse clients and their well-being.

Skills:
1. Skill in crisis intervention.
2. Skill in client advocacy.
3. Skill in case management.

Abilities:
1. Ability to interact effectively as member of interdisciplinary health care team.
2. Ability to identify and utilize community resources.
3. Ability to communicate appropriately with diverse patient population.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: Master’s degree in social work from accredited school of social work. Additional course work in area of specialty (e.g., psychiatric, pediatric, geriatric) preferred.

EXPERIENCE and TRAINING: Minimum two years of experience in social work and broad background with diverse patient populations, preferably in medical setting. Additional one year of experience in area of specialty preferred.

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE: Registered to practice social work in state of Indiana.
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