Clinical Social Worker
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!
Identifies psychosocial and psychological needs of a patient or a family member and provides intervention through various counseling techniques. Job Requirement
Master's Degree in Social work and three (3) years of experience in clinical social work.
Current Nevada State License as a Clinical Social Worker.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
- Recent documented experience in an acute care setting (hospital, or similar setting).
- Flexible hours, availability weekends & evenings.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Individual, group and family counseling theories; federal, state and case law applicable to clinical counseling; acute and chronic psychological conditions; social and environmental factors affecting clients to be served; small group theory, behavioral dynamics, and group interaction; coping skills, strategies and defense mechanisms; behavior management techniques; community resources; psychological conditions and psychopathology; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.Skill in:
Assessing mental health state of patients and developing effective treatment plans; building therapeutic alliances; observing and interpreting verbal/non-verbal behavior and applying counseling theories; handling difficult and sensitive situations using good judgment; mediating conflicts resulting in a positive outcome; diffusing emergency and highly volatile situations using effective crisis intervention techniques; creating innovative solutions to patient's needs; establishing and maintaining detailed patient and treatment case files; preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and written memoranda; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.