Social Worker LCSW-MMP Gilman Clinic

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021
Counseling Therapy

Job Description

Summary

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    • Position provides professional social work services to patients and families including direct counseling services, crisis intervention, and coordination of community services/resources.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Master's degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work education.
    • License/Certifications: Current State of Maine Social Work license.
    • Experience: Experience providing therapeutic services to pediatric patients with chronic medical issues.
    • Knowledge of professional social work principles, methodology, and ethics and of human psychosocial development within the family, community, and culture.
    • Knowledge of the use of therapeutic relationship to foster patient involvement.
    • Knowledge of health and social issues impacting diverse clients and their well-being.
    • Skill in client advocacy and case management.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • A high level of analytical skills to resolve complex psychosocial problems associated with illness.
    • Ability to interact effectively as member of interdisciplinary health care team.
    • Ability to identify and utilize community resources.
    • Ability to communicate appropriately with diverse patient population.
    • Adhere to NASW Code of Ethics.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.