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Social Worker

Company: Covington Behavioral Health
Location: Covington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Conduct individual counseling sessions and group or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and document as required.
May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions and assist with modifying problem behaviors.
May be responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment for patient.
May prepare individual treatment plan for each assigned patient.
Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear concise manner.
Assist with modifying problem behaviors and may also provide counseling services to families of patient.
May act as a liaison between referral sources and patient.
Provide crisis intervention to patient, as needed.
May plan for aftercare for assigned patient.
May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested.
May provide case management duties for patient, ensuring individualized quality care.
Evaluate the needs of patient and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed.
Must be able to work weekends.
Must be able to work with adolescents.
OTHER FUNCTIONS:
Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in social or health services field preferred with two or more years of experience in counseling field;
OR Bachelor's degree in other field with four or more years' experience in the counseling field;
OR Master's degree in social or health services field with one year professional work experience;
Degree must be from an accredited college or university.
LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
Licensure or certification for counseling may be required by the state in which the facility operates.
First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Covington Behavioral Health, New Orleans , Social Worker, Healthcare , Covington, Louisiana

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