Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) | Full-time | Frederiksted, VI
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Frederiksted, VI

DirectShifts is looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Frederiksted, VI.

Salary :$50,000 - $60,000 a year

Job Type : Full-time

Summary

  • In this fast-paced environment, this role focuses on individual, family and group psychotherapy and counseling with children and/or adults. 
  • The position includes initial behavioral health in-takes and evaluations, management and coordination with community agencies, and may clinically supervise unlicensed staff or students.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes intakes for behavioral health; provide confidential, individual, group and family psychotherapy with children and/or adults in an outpatient clinic.
  • Practices as part of an interdisciplinary, inter-professional team, accepting “warm hand offs” from primary care providers and other members of the health care team as well as reaching into the patient population to identify patients potentially in need of behavioral health services as flagged by the clinical dashboard.
  • Consults with providers within and outside the agency regarding the treatment plan and progress of the patients.
  • Coordinates as needed with psychiatric consultants for diagnostic and consultative needs; refers as necessary for medication management.
  • Attends clinical Team Meetings as assigned and Component Meetings.
  • Attends clinical supervision.
  • Meets productivity standards as outlined annually during the employee’s performance appraisal review with a focus on quality clinical care.
  • Manages EHR

Administrative

  • Completes all documentation required by state regulations, and Behavioral Health department bylaws in a timely manner, included by not limited to intake, prior authorization requests, progress notes, treatment plan documentation, and discharge.
  • Completes and locks all treatment notes no later than the end of the next business day.
  • Participates as a member of agency-wide committees as assigned.

Position Requirements / Job qualifications:

Education and Training:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Master's degree required.
  • Licensed/Certified to practice in the U.S. Virgin Islands with the VI Department of Consumer and Licensing Affairs– Required.
  • Current CPR (BLS) certificate
  • Minimum of two years of experience with behavioral health and substance abuse counseling in an outpatient setting including experience with adults and children.
  • Specifically, this role requires two solid years of working directly with our patient population in clinical therapy and substance abuse counseling: Assessment, demonstration of DSM-V recognition and expertise, implementation of evidence-based practice for individual, group, and family interventions.
  • Theoretical orientation is consistent with brief, problem-focused therapy.
  • Reliable access to an automobile or reliable access to transportation to outside agency consults, meetings and home visits.
  • Written and oral bilingual fluency in the language spoken by patient population (for example, English/Spanish) preferred.

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