Behavorial Health Clinician/LCSW


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Job Number 53456
Posted 3/20/2018
Account Sebasticook Valley Health
Department SVH Family Care - Pittsfield
Location SVH Family Care, ME 04967
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8-5
Job Details Summary
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is independently licensed with 2 or more years of experience in clinical practice which preferably includes supervisory experience. They will work collaboratively with clinical, administrative, nursing and physician leadership. This clinician applies evidence-based knowledge and acquired skills to assess, diagnose and treat patients with behavioral or substance abuse problems in an outpatient medical setting, either on-site or via telemedicine. The clinician understands or is willing to learn about the collaborative model of care applied in a patient-centered medical home. The clinician adapts interventions to the work flow and pace to that of a busy primary care practice, including rapid assessment and brief treatment. The clinician is a clinical leader, consultant and a resource at the medical practice in program development, in guiding group decision-making, in implementing plans, and improving quality of care. The clinician is proficient in ensuring that ongoing liaison occurs with patients, medical providers, and families. The clinician is an enthusiastic learner who actively seeks research and knowledge to ensure current, evidence based practice while adhering to key components of collaborative care. This clinician performs any duties and/or responsibilities within his or her scope of practice as assigned by VP Primary Care/Specialty Practice and VP, Senior Physician Executive.

Required
Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited school
Active State of Maine LCSW License



Physical Requirements
Standing, walking, visiting patients in their rooms

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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