Job opening: Social Worker (Licensed Clinical)
Salary: $69 107 - 89 835 per year
Published at: Jul 10 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is in the Social Service Department of the Whiteriver Service Unit in the Social Services Department and is located in Whiteriver, AZ. The incumbent provides abroad range of direct social work services to individuals and families. Periodic and scheduled consultation with the supervisor as appropriate for guidance and the evaluation of efficiencies, challenges, and progress in the delivery of care, treatment, and services. This position reports to the Social Services Director.
This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.
Responsible for providing a full range of social work services to patients and/or their family members. Services include but are not limited to the following: Screening assigned inpatient, outpatient, and community referrals to determine psychosocial needs of clients, patients and their families, and for the arrangement of follow-on care, treatment, and services. Incumbent will provide information on available community resources to patients and/or family members, e.g., intimate partner/family violence shelters, housing, home health care and hospice programs, etc.
Participates in hospital discharge planning, care coordination, and teaching conferences with health care providers.
Provide social service consultations to various hospitals, clinical staff and have rudimentary knowledge of age specific interventions.
Coordinates closely with medical and nursing staff in resolving challenges related to discharge planning. Incumbent will clarify patients' understanding of health care and social service care, treatment, and services and will develop options for continuing care.
Maintain accurate and timely records of all patient encounters in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and Joint Commission standards.
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Completed a Master's degree, or higher doctoral degree, in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, GS-0185-11:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Examples include: performs intensive and wide range of behavioral health services including moderate technical difficulty including evaluation, consultation, counseling, referral, psychotherapy, crisis intervention and treatment of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders to patients and families.
Completion of 3 years (54 semester hours) of graduate level education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. that is directly related to the work of the position.
Possess a combination of education and experience, in one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field, that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for this position. The total percentage equals at least 100 percent to qualify for this GS-11 grade level. Note: Only graduate level education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level (2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree) may be combined with experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, GS-0185-12:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Examples include: performs intensive and wide range of behavioral health services including moderate technical difficulty including evaluation, consultation, counseling, referral, psychotherapy, crisis intervention and treatment of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders to patients and families.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (SPF):
Licensure: This position requires one of the following required current, unrestricted, valid credential. Please ensure your application documents reflect evidence of meeting this requirement.
State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Certified Independent Social Worker (CISW)
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
- Address White River Service Unit
PO Box 860
White River, AZ 85941
- Name: Debbie Standing
- Email: [email protected]