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Albany Methadone


Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)  Albany, NY  : 4/22/2021
Job Description

Job ID#:

2594

Job Category:

Albany Methadone

Position Type:

Full Time


Details:

Under supervision of the Program Director, the License Clinical Social Worker is responsible for the provision of short and long term psychotherapy to a caseload of psychiatrically diagnosed individuals within the integrated outpatient treatment program.
This position requires great organizational and time management skills.  The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities as defined by the ADA to perform the essential functions of the job.
 
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                                     
  • Evaluates and provides therapeutic interventions for adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Assessments performed with complete formulation, differential diagnosis, treatment and safety planning.
  • Provides individual therapy and group services rooted in evidenced based practice.
  • Works as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and practices client centered and holistic care.
  • Communicates effectively with client, collateral contacts, outside agencies, referring agencies, and/or outside providers as needed for continuity of care.
  • Maintains appropriate and timely documentation of clinical services and related clinical contacts in accordance with OMH and OASAS regulations and organizational expectations.
  • Performs clinical, compliance, and administrative duties as instructed.
  • Assist in the development of Evidenced Based Practices Group Curriculums in collaboration with the team.
  • Assist in the creation or enhancing of group curriculums for new or upcoming group cycles.
  • Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and workshops, in order to maintain and improve professional competence
  • Provide clinical/task supervision for agency interns MSW, MHC, BSW, LMSW
  • Conduct seminars and training for other clinical staff on various mental health diagnoses.
  • Facilitate interdisciplinary treatment teams and case conferences to determine client care and treatment planning.
  • Provide crisis intervention on as needed basis.
REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                                                                             
 
  • 3+ years previous relevant experience in Social Work experience in a Mental or Behavioral Health environment required.
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or an equivalent related field required
  • Current and unrestricted LCSW– NYS Licensure
    • S. I. F. I  preferred (Seminar in Field Instruction)
    • Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making.
    • Ability to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and discretion.
    • Must be able to multi task with strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate both verbally and in written form.
    • Commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity.
    • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under pressure, and operate with a keen sense of urgency and commitment to quality.

 
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