Laurel County LCSW

London, Kentucky

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 774920

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 26 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1687 / Week

Posted Date: 5/1/2024

London, Kentucky

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 26 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1687 / Week

Job ID: 774920

Posted Date: 5/1/2024

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The Licensed Clinical Social Worker collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team to provide input in the development of the plan of care for those patients/clients requiring social work intervention.  The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides counseling and crisis intervention to patients/clients who have social or emotional problems in a variety of settings across the age span. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides necessary social work intervention
  • Counsels individuals and families in crisis and help with issues such as poverty, loss and illness
  • Assesses patient’s psychosocial needs, plans for, evaluates and modifies interventions to meet the established patient/client goals
  • Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient/client
  • Facilitates patient/client and family referrals to community agencies when appropriate
  • Provides financial counseling when necessary to achieve the treatment goals established by the multi- disciplinary team
  • May be required to respond to crisis situations, including domestic violence and child abuse
  • May be required to provide witness services and evidence in court cases
  • Visits schools to assess academic concerns
  • Works with government agencies to help clients apply for Medicare and Medicaid when appropriate
  • Arranges home visits to evaluate a patient/client health, home environment and family interaction/support
  • Assists patient/family/caregivers in planning for present and future psychosocial needs 
  • Observes and reports patient progress and/or changes in patient status to physician and appropriate multi- disciplinary team members
  • Adheres to facility and Amergis policies and procedures at all times

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education required
  • Active license as an LCSW in state of practice required
  • Minimum of one year of social work experience preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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