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Social Worker III-Psych Adult OP Clinic Prof Svs

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:


  • Position Summary

    • This is an advanced position for the proficient social worker/clinical counselor (SW/CC) with at least 3 years experience at MMC/SHH. Basic duties involve evaluation of psychosocial needs of patients/clients and their families, and provision of diagnostic/preventive and treatment services including individual, family, and group therapy. Also provides complex discharge planning, coordinates aftercare services, and makes referrals for other community services based on the treatment plan. The employee works in collaboration with other health/mental health professionals and provides consultation to the treatment team regarding patient/family social and environmental needs. The SW/CC III role requires advanced clinical skills, and responsibility in 3 of 7 competency domains. The employee in this position has the ability to care for any patient in their proficiency area and to function independently. May supervise other SW/CCs, students, or other staff. Contributes solutions to network problems and program commitments. Is able to orient new staff and handle crises in patient care. Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with institutional and social work/clinical counselor policies.

    • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

      • Education: Knowledge of social work/clinical counseling 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/clinical counseling from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work/Counselor Education.

      • License/Certifications: Licensure by the Maine State Board of Social Work Licensure as LCSW (licensed clinical social worker) or LCPC (licensed clinical professional counselor).

      • Experience: Four or more years work experience in a health or mental health setting, at least three of which employed by MMC/SHH.

        Additional Information

        MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

        MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

        At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

        With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Social Worker III-Psych Adult OP Clinic Prof Svs, Other , Portland, Maine

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