Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Foremost Family Health Centers - Dallas, TX 75215
January 22, 2021
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Foremost Family Health Centers
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Dallas, TX 75215
Foremost Family Health Centers
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$32,160 - $97,947 a year
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Full Job Description Foremost Family Health Centers (FFHC) is a community based, federally qualified health center (FQHC) operating two sites, with approximately $10 million in annual revenue and more than 60 employees. We have been honored to serve the members of our community for the past 30 years and we are looking forward to the next 30. Our patient’s care and their experience are of foremost importance to us. We will continue to be a leader in our community and in our industry.
• Licensed Clinical Social Worker
• Licensed Professional Counselor
The LCSW/LPC shall have primary responsibility for coordinating all psychosocial community services under the general direction of the Associate Medical Director and Behavioral Health Manager. Operate in accordance with policies, procedures and protocols, standards of practice and licensing and certificate and other regulatory agencies requirements. The LCSW/LPC is responsible for implementing community educational programs, assessing problems, determining appropriate types and methods of treatment, and implementing intervention methodologies, acts as Program Consultant to staff members with or without professional training, functions in such areas as counseling, case management, protective services, and family services.
• Assist in the assessment, planning, arranging, and implementation of psychosocial programs.
• Responsible for the content of education and counseling programs for both individual patients or groups of patients and serves as liaison to community, individuals and groups, as appropriate.
• Counsel patients and interpret to professional and lay groups the special psychosocial needs of patients by identifying psychosocial disorders.
• Counsel patients during pregnancy.
• Conduct surveys and studies relating to psychosocial status and patterns of population groups as directed.
• Review and evaluate recent psychosocial health research and interpret it to professionals and patients.
• Perform short term counseling and crisis intervention as necessary.
• Assist in the implementation of community and social programs as a professional counselor in accordance with grants/contracts with federal, state, and local agencies and mandates of service requirements with those grants/contracts.
• Conduct report writing on a monthly or quarterly basis or as needed at the direction of the Behavioral Health Manager and/or CEO.
• Prepare psychosocial educational materials as needed or required.
• Coordinate with clinical, health education, community health and other staff members in the provision of services to patients. Provide referrals for services needed.
• Coordinate with other organizational entities involved in psychosocial and mental health services.
• Use tests, measurements, and measurement scale for general and specific assessments as well as objective patient criteria in the provision of services and evaluation procedures.
• Provide in-service presentations to staff as needed or required.
• Provide community service information as an outreach worker such as required.
• Conduct health related educational presentations to staff, patients, and the community settings.
• Assume other responsibilities as directed, included, but not limited to outreach planning and coordination, patient education, wellness program implementation, affordable care act activities, presentations, etc.
• Masters’ of Social Work or equivalent field required.
• Actively licensed as a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) or LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) in the state of Texas.
• Requires someone familiar with and sensitive to various cultures, family customs and child rearing practices.
• Requires experience in providing case management and psychotherapy services.
• Experience in an ambulatory health center preferred.
• Self-starter, capable of managing staff and give directions to others and work under pressure in certain cases.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
• Familiarity with multicultural groups, previous work experience in a multicultural setting and willingness to enroll language and multicultural coursework to supplement training if necessary.
• MFCC – Certification of Marriage, Family, Child counseling in addition to the previously stated a plus
• LCDC – Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in addition to the previously stated a plus
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $32,160.00 - $97,947.00 per year
• 401(k)
• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Disability insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Health insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday
Work Location:
• One location
Typical start time:
• 8AM
Typical end time:
• 5PM
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
• Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
• People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
• Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
• Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
• Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
• Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
• Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
• High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment
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Benefit Conditions:
• Only full-time employees eligible
Work Remotely:
• No
COVID-19 Precaution(s):
• Remote interview process
• Personal protective equipment provided or required
• Temperature screenings
• Social distancing guidelines in place
• Virtual meetings
• Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place