Licensed Clinical Social Worker

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for providing initial evaluations, individual, group, couples and/or family therapy. In addition will provide behavioral health consultation services to the primary care team within SHD.

Chain of Command: RHC Director, CEO
Pay Scale(s): Salary, Exempt, Call Pay

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Assess patients as necessary through examination, chart review and patient interviews, physician interviews, and/or caregiver interviews.
  2. Meeting with clients to assess their histories, conditions, and needs.
  3. Creating treatment plans using various methods, such as behavior therapy or psychotherapeutic techniques.
  4. Collaborating with doctors and other health care providers.
  5. Counseling people and families experiencing difficult situations through individual or group therapy.
  6. Individual psychotherapy with children, adults, and families.
  7. Provide information and referral services.
  8. Crisis assessments/triage with appropriate interventions.
  9. Documentation and scheduling in electronic health record.
  10. Demonstrate proficient skill in evidence-based practices and theories to work with adults, children, and their families.

  1. Communicates positively and respectfully to audience (coworkers, patients, physicians, and others)
  2. Performs required tasks without prompting and adjusts appropriately to situations.
  3. Adheres to the attendance policy.
  4. Follows district and department policies.
  5. Attends required meetings and in-services.
  6. Participates in hospital district safety program and QA programs.
  7. Uses time and resource wisely.
  8. Maintains HIPAA, keeping patient and hospital confidentiality.
  9. Maintains adequate supplies of items needed to perform job, orders or reports low items to supervises.
  10. Practices proper phone etiquette, identifying self and department.

  1. Masters degree in social work from an accredited school or higher education
  2. Minimum of 3 years’ experience preferred
  3. Current LCSW (Texas License)
  4. BLS preferred.

  1. Effective oral and written communication skills
  2. Counseling skills
  3. Computer skills
  4. Financial Management.
  5. Leadership.
  6. Problem Solving/Analysis.
  7. Ethical Conduct.
  8. Collaboration.
  9. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  10. Strategic Thinking.
  11. Communication Proficiency.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  1. moderate periods of sitting/standing/walking
  2. pushing pulling
  3. lifting/carrying >= 50 lbs.
  4. crawling        
  5. climbing        
  6. kneeling/bending
  7. visual acuity 
  8. hearing acuity