LICSW - Behavioral Health - Jamestown, ND

Essentia Health - Jamestown, ND3.8

Full-time
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Building Location:
Jamestown Clinic

Department:
35125 Psychology - JM

Job Description:
Provides therapeutic services and diagnostic services to patients and families. This is to include but is not limited to individual, group, and family therapy, mental health intakes and assessments, diagnostics, and coordination of treatment services for the patient. May be required to provide Minnesota DHS Clinical Supervision requirements as required for Partial Hospitalization Programs.

Education Qualifications:
Master degree in social work or psychology; must have or applied for current licensure as an LICSW

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
LICSW – Behavioral Health

Jamestown, ND

Seeking a full-time, 1.0 FTE Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) to join our Behavioral Health team at our Jamestown, ND clinic. The LICSW will partner with our on-site Psychologist and our regional Behavioral Health departments to allow our team to utilize best practice methods in providing an environment that is engaged, innovative, value-driven and proactive in the care of our patients in collaboration with our primary and specialty care teams. Candidates will provide therapeutic services and diagnostic services to patients and families including but is not limited to individual, group, and family therapy, mental health intakes and assessments, diagnostics, and coordination of treatment services for the patient. May be required to provide DHS Clinical Supervision requirements as required for Partial Hospitalization Programs. *Must have (or recently applied for) current licensure as an LICSW; we are not able to provide supervisory hours for LCSWs working to obtain LICSW.

1.0 FTE, full-time position (36 patient contact hours); Monday-Friday 8a-5p
Based in Jamestown, ND
6-10 outpatients per day (no inpatient responsibilities)
Outreach to Valley City clinic weekly
Mental Health Training, MSW required; experience preferred.
M ust have (or recently applied for) current licensure as an LICSW; we are not able to provide supervisory hours for LCSWs working to obtain LICSW.
Management of psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute diseases.
Application of behavioral principles to address lifestyle and health risk issues.
Consultation and co-management in the treatment of mental disorders and psychosocial issues

Job Functions:
Assists the primary care provider in recognizing, treating and managing mental health and psychosocial issues and acts as a contributing member to the primary care team;
Conducts client intakes, focusing on diagnostic and functional evaluations, then makes recommendations to the primary care provider concerning the clients’ treatment goals and plan;
Provides consultation and training to the primary care providers to enhance their skill and effectiveness in treating mental health problems;
Gives primary care providers timely feedback regarding client’s care, treatment recommendations and progress via documentation in the client’s record and verbal feedback;
Assists, to the extent feasible, in the clients’ community functioning by helping with public benefits, vocational rehabilitation, social support, housing, etc.
Appropriately documents the clients’ progress and diagnostic information in the treatment chart to sync with EMR interface and billing

Candidate Qualifications:
Has excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical and mental health conditions.
Has ability to work through brief client contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions.
Is comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team, and has strong communication skills.
Has good knowledge of psycho-pharmacology.
Has the ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected chronic conditions.

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited LICSW program and licensed/ability to obtain license in state of ND.
Must have (or recently applied for) current licensure as an LICSW; we are not able to provide supervisory hours for LCSWs working to obtain LICSW.
Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice.

For more information, contact:
Tori Benders | 701-364-3320 | Tori.Benders@EssentiaHealth.org

FTE:
1

Shift Rotation:
Day Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time:Shift End Time:Weekends:Holidays:
No

Call Obligation:
No

Union:Union Posting Deadline: