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Mustard Seed Community Health, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The LCSW provides direct assessment, diagnosis formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention and education to members and/or family members for behavioral healthcare.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Provides timely and appropriate assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning & treatment intervention of patients.
  • Consults with BHD and/or Psychiatrist on individual patients who do not improve and participate in clinical decision-making for stepped-up care and referral.
  • Conducts initial interview with patients by eliciting & interpreting the psychological & social meaning of complaints.
  • Maintains and builds linkages with Guilford County Mental Health, Alcohol & Other Drugs, Social Services, Hospitals, UNCG and NC A & T social work programs, New Hope Community Development Group and other community resources.
  • Serves in a supervisory role with UNCG/NC A&T and or UNCG CH Social Work Program Field team along with Field team coordinator.
  • Leads and gives input on Mustard Seed Health Outreach Team
  • Works with Center for Housing and Community Studies/UNCG at Cottage Grove Resource Center, which may include interactive information presentations/workshops with the children in the tutoring program, working one on one with the children during tutoring, accompanying children and perhaps elders at some point on field trips
  • Prepares reports, intakes, treatment plans, and case summaries and maintains ongoing confidential records for the patients.
  • Provides clinical consultation in an integrated health care environment regarding primary healthcare provider (including “warm hand-off”), family interactions, socio-cultural determinants & community resources.
  • Prepares reports on the behavioral health program for the Medical Director, community, donors and Mustard Seed Community Health Board.
  • Develops and conducts health education/promotional presentations on health-related topics in community settings.
  • Plans and implements special community events and other programs including arranging for speakers, facilities, resources, and staffing.
  • Provides appropriate selection of treatment modality to patient's presenting problem.
  • Demonstrates expertise in a variety of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-based treatment methodologies.
  • Determines urgency of patient's need.
  • Provides treatment to children, adolescents, adults, and elderly.
  • All other duties assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in Social Work required from an accredited college or university.
  • Clinical Social Worker license in the State of North Carolina
  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.
  • Previous clinical responsibility to include crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively and sensitively provide care to people from different cultural groups.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, preferred.
  • Licensure or certification in trauma and addiction care preferred.

For more information contact beth.mulberry@mustardseedclinic.org.