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Clinical Social Worker

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Fall River
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Dr. John C. Corrigan Mental Health Center (JCCMHC) is seeking a candidate to become a core member of the Partial Hospital Program multidisciplinary treatment team, provides individual therapy as well as conducts both psychotherapy and educational and training groups. In addition, completes social work assessments and participates in treatment planning for clients in the program.

Please Note: This position is 40.00 hours per week. The selected candidates will work on the 1st shift 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Days off: Sunday and Saturday.

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive):

  • Leads/co-leads treatment groups/psychotherapy groups for Partial Hospital clients as assigned. Groups will have defined goals and objectives which address the problems, goals, and objectives of the clients individualized treatment plans.
  • Provides individual psychotherapy to clients as part of their treatment as needed.
  • Coordinates care to assigned clients, including the provision of supportive counseling relating to their need/problems as listed on the treatment plan.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and coordination of the treatment plan for assigned cases, as well as treatment plan updates, and shares progress at our weekly clinical staff meeting.
  • Documents group notes, individual therapy notes, and informational notes in MHIS in designated timeframe.
  • Provides referral services to Partial Hospital clients needing additional specialized services from other providers or within the department. Assists in the referral by linking the client with the needed services and monitoring the linkage as needed.
  • Attends Team Meetings and provides assistance to team leaders when special problems arise.
  • Coordinates with other treatment providers regarding visits or admissions to the Partial Hospital Program.
  • Completes, as a member of a multidisciplinary psychiatric team, a detailed Social Work Assessment, consistent with standards of the Partial Hospital Program

Required Qualifications:

Master's Degree or Higher in Social Work. Current and valid licensure as a Licensed Certified Social Worker or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Worker. Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D. Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.

Total Compensation:

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium.
  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance
  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
  • 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
  • Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

The Dr. John C. Corrigan Mental Health Center provides comprehensive services to mentally ill adults. Programs include Outpatient, Case Management, ACCS, and PACT team. The Corrigan Mental Health Center is a Joint Commission certified facility. In all ways we aspire to create an environment which promotes growth, recovery and independence for clients, families, and employees alike. We offer excellent salary and benefits packages including tuition remission, health insurance, alternative work schedules, educational/certification incentives (as per union contract), shift and weekend differentials.

Pre-Offer process:

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of health and Human services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cor

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's web site.

For questions, please contact Human Resources at 508-977-3383.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE: None. (See Required Education and Licenses.)

REQUIRED EDUCATION: A Master's or higher degree in social work.

LICENSES: Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.

  • Current and valid licensure as a Licensed Certified Social Worker or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keywords: State of Massachusetts, Fall River , Clinical Social Worker, Other , Fall River, Massachusetts

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