Employment Opportunity: Licensed Clinical Social Worker- Substance Abuse

Organization: 
WellSpan Health
Location: 
York, PA

Under general supervision, provides individual, group and/or family therapy. Provides preadmission screening to determine appropriateness for admission. Interviews patients and/or families to obtain psycho-social histories. Collaborates with the treatment team to develop a treatment plan and coordinates discharge planning. This position is eligible for incentives. Please click here to Learn more about WellSpan’s new-hire incentives program.

 

Wellspan Health facilities are located in York and Adams counties, which offer an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking.  Both communities offer abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours.  The communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.

If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering Wellspan Health as part of your future.

Deadline: 
3/27/17
Responsibilities: 

The qualified candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

Conducts individual or group therapy sessions. Assesses patients' progress and modifies or extends treatment program accordingly.
Provides therapeutic intervention with patient and family including individual, marital, parental, family and group therapies.
Interviews patients and family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health history, and patient's personality traits.
Documents current, accurate observations of care to the patient in appropriate records.
Coordinates care of assigned patients.
Assists in the implementation of education and training experience for interns and other designated students.
Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Qualifications: 

Master's Degree
Licensure in PA: Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred or Professional Counselor (LPC)
Certified Addiction Counselor or equivalent experience
6 - 12 months

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