- Social Work
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Social Work License
Freedom Behavioral Program is a Distinct Part Unit (DPU) of Minden Medical Center.
The Clinical Social Service Director assumes responsibility for the functioning and communication within the social service department. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker participates as an integral professional member of a multi-disciplinary team, implementing and assisting in the supervision of social service interventions to patients. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker oversees the implementation of interventions performed by other disciplines with the social service department. These other disciplines, include the Discharge Planner, Case Manager, and Activity Therapist, along with other social service employees. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker works in collaboration with other clinical departments through consultation with the medical staff, DPU ND, and nursing staff. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker works to facilitates resolution of concerns in the patient population identified and ensures that services, programming and patient’s social needs meet the highest quality of care. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker demonstrates understanding and interpretation of facility policies to ensure that policies are adhere to. Furthermore, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker demonstrates a strong knowledgeable of a wide range of disorders; cognitive, emotional, and developmental, social and behavioral. Additional duties include, performs crisis intervention, special case conferences, family communication, and takes a lead role in the treatment team process. In addition, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates QM activities. The Licensed Clinical Social worker adheres to the highest ethical standards regarding patient care and rights. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker facilitates communication to outside agencies to ensure that these patient rights, care, and needs are met. The Clinical Social Worker assists with formulating the budgetary needs with the social service department.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Education: Master’s in Social Work form an accredited school of social work
License: Licensed through the State of Louisiana as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Experience: One year experience performing duties as a Social Worker in a Behavioral Health setting