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Gender Clinic Coordinator / Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Summary - 40 Hours/week, Full-time, Monday - Friday, Day shift -

Maine state licensure to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is required

Position highlights:

Join an experienced, and engaged multidisciplinary team committed to service clients of all ages in a one-of-a-kind specialty practice (for more details, please visit: )
Work alongside highly committed and patient focused peers, concentrated on the care of gender non-conforming and transgender patients and their families.
Strong administrative support, utilizing cutting edge EMR technology to support patient centered care.
Excellent benefit package and competitive salary

Position Summary

This is a position for a professional social worker within The Gender Clinic of which half of the role will involve direct patient care and the other half of the role will involve coordination of care.

The Gender Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic that provides mental health and medical treatment for gender nonconforming children and adolescents and their families. Direct patient care time will be spent on the evaluation of psychosocial needs of patients and their families and the provision of diagnostic, preventive and treatment services including individual and family therapy. Additionally, the role will include the planning and implementation of support groups for patients and their families. Care coordination time will be spent connecting patients and their families with necessary services; facilitating communication between Child Psychiatry and Pediatric Endocrinology to enhance smooth care coordination; making necessary referrals for other community services as needed and collecting and organizing program, resource, research and other data. The employee will be a resource to other clinical providers and trainees within the clinic and community providing education and support in this specialty area.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Knowledge of social work theories, techniques and therapies, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare as acquired through completion of a Master's degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
License/Certifications: Licensure by the Maine State Board of Social Work Licensure, LCSW.
Experience: Experience working with children and teens and their families on a wide variety of clinical issues. Extensive family therapy training and experience is preferred. Prior experience with clinical research is desired.
Diverse training and experience working with transgender and gender non conforming patients and families in providing affirming treatment is preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with all members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Additional Information

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.

MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Gender Clinic Coordinator / Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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