Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Indian Creek Foundation 

Position Description:
Full or Part Time Position! Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

General Responsibilities:

  • To provide individual and group psychotherapy for Indian Creek Foundation Outpatient Center.

Standard Requirements:

  • Supports the mission and values of Indian Creek Foundation.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all data, including employee, resident and operations data.
  • Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment.
  • Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations.
  • Must be enthusiastic, engaging, and have an excellent work ethic.
  • Follows up as appropriate with employees and or Director of Human Resources regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.
  • Must be able to complete and pass criminal, child abuse, & FBI clearances along with drug screen & physical
  • Must have a valid PA license 

Essential Duties:

  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy to consumers of the Outpatient Center
  • Build strong therapeutic relationships with consumers
  • Ensure treatment is goal focused
  • Monitor progress of consumers
  • Evaluate ongoing needs of consumers and make referrals as necessary
  • Coordinate treatment with other members of the outpatient team, including the outpatient coordinator and psychiatrist
  • Review Utilization Review recommendations with Coordinator and make changes as necessary
  • Seek to enhance ability to provide a milieu of therapeutic models, such as trauma specific treatment models, psycho-educational models, and cognitive behavioral therapies.
  • Maintain an average of 70% billable hours, pending circumstances beyond therapist's control such as insufficient caseload or no shows
  • Reschedule cancelled appointments to the extent possible to maximize billable hours
  • Submit billing in a timely manner
  • Provide leadership within the Outpatient Program
  • Initiate new groups to meet needs of consumers of the Outpatient Center
  • Research and implement evidence based practices for consumers with autism or intellectual disabilities
  • Build relationships with community members or other providers of services, and make referrals for additional services or supports as needed
  • Assist with marketing of outpatient services
  • Participate in ensuring clinical compliance of Outpatient charts
  • Assist with completion of medication management only treatment plans once quarterly
  • Evaluate progress notes, treatment plans, and bio-psychosocial assessments to ensure that they possess sufficient detail.
  • Conduct all intake evaluations as well as annual reviews for Psychiatrist.
  • Work with Outpatient Assistant to ensure that necessary paperwork is present in charts in a timely manner
  • Participate in quarterly internal audits
  • Demonstrate initiative in developing new procedures to improve outpatient program
  • Assist in developing, maintaining, and implements policies and procedures in the Outpatient policy and procedure notebook

Other Duties:

  • Assist the Coordinator with various administrative tasks to support department operations as directed; may also be assigned special projects.
  • Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances.
  • Meet on-going training requirements 

Specific Requirements and Preferences:
Education:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work or Ph. D in Psychology, active Pennsylvania State License as a Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Psychologist, accepted for credentialing with Medicare and Health Choices within 3 months of employment.

Skill(s):

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to show initiative developing policies and procedures for the Outpatient Center
  • Supervision and leadership ability
  • Confident in a broad array of clinical approaches
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs including MS Word, Excel, & Outlook

Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year experience with intellectual or developmental disabilities/clinicals
  • 3 years of experience in the mental health field
  • 1 year experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker is preferred 

Organization Description:
Indian Creek Foundation's Behavioral Health Services department provides behavioral health supports to children and adults, who have an intellectual or developmental disability and mental health challenges. Home and community based supports incorporate the use of positive approaches, relationship development, skill building and environmental adaptations to promote positive behaviors. Medication management and psychotherapy promote recovery and symptom management.

How to Apply:
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website: https://indcreek.mitcawm.com/jobs/673361-75816.html 

Posted October 21, 2021