Social Service Worker- Jefferson County

Louisville, Kentucky

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 786196

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 26 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $28 / Hour

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

Louisville, Kentucky

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 26 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $28 / Hour

Job ID: 786196

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

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$28/Hr. Starting | $32/Hr. After 6-Months

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The Unlicensed Social Worker/Counselor/Mental Health Clinician provides counseling to patient’s in a variety of settings including medical facilities, hospitals, clinics, learning centers and other organizations that are in need of assistance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides necessary counseling as required for the patient/client
  • Assesses the patient/clients’ psychosocial needs, and evaluate the progress with the care team and/or supervisor
  • Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate goals for each patient/client
  • Focuses on assisting patients/clients through the discharge process of both in and out-patient treatment facilities as applicable
  • Utilizes a variety of therapy techniques and treatment plans
  • Facilitates patient progress and referrals with other agencies
  • Adheres to all Amergis and Facility policies and procedures 
  • Observes and reports patient/client progress per facility protocol
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Licensing/Certification according to state/facility/contract requirements
  • The Counselor may possess an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Counseling, Nursing or other Human Development Major
  • 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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