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Licensed Master Social Worker

Alignstaffing Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Description

Provides patient clinical therapy services to patients and families with addiction/substance use and psychiatric disorders. Conducts psychosocial assessments and provides treatment, as indicated in relation to substance use and psychiatric needs.

Clinical Practice

Screens and assesses patients as indicated for stage of change and readiness

Performs biopsychosocial assessment and diagnosis, Formulates diagnosis, disposition, and treatment plans.

Advocates on behalf of patients and/or their families to gain access to services and resources.

Assist in discharge planning. Identify resources for referral, placement and self-help groups

Provides risk management

Presents and/or discusses clinical work in formal and informal settings and seminars

Departmental Responsibilities

Participates in the development of formal and informal educational programs for the unit-based staff

Develops educational programs within area of expertise

Actively participates in performance improvement activities

Facilitates patient movement through the system and efficient use of resources through interdepartmental collaboration

Coordinates coverage for time off unit, time off, and off-hours

Participates in orientation of new staff members as indicated.

Professional Responsibilities

Responsible for own professional growth and maintenance of required credentials

Maintains the standard and educational requirements specific to the position and licensure

Identifies own learning needs and goals

Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and skills based on current health care practice/research

Applies evidence-based research to practice

Evaluates own practice and program effectiveness. Participates peer review process

Evaluates current research findings for clinical specialty and determines applicability to unit practice

Maintains current CPR certification

Acts as role model for social service and support staff

Seeks and is responsible for ongoing professional growth and development resulting in maintaining and securing active licensure

Maintains an awareness of pertinent developments in the profession and in clinical practice

Participates in at least one committee on an annual basis

Attends unit staff meetings regularly

Assumes any other tasks as delegated.

Qualifications

Master of Social Work degree with current LICSW/LCSW

Minimum two years’ experience in the Social Work Setting. Experience treating substance use disorders preferred.

Must have a telephone.

Demonstrate competence in specialized area related to:

Counseling and management of patients with addictions and other psychiatric/mental health disorders.

Use of the following interventional strategies:

Brief/motivational interventions

Psychoeducation

Individual, family and group therapy

Crisis management

Case management

Alignstaffing

Why Work Here?

Making an impact on the community, while being placed in temp-to-perm job opportunities.

Our Staff... • Create fun and interactive learning experiences while serving as mentors to fellow Teachers. • Are caring, compassionate and love what they do! • Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards. • Communicate directly with parents and prospective parents to achieve success for the child. • Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized. • Have countless advancement opportunities through our on-going training and expansive network of centers and brands.

Address

111 K St NE 4th Floor Washington D.C. 20002
Washington, DC
USA