Cleveland Clinic Clinical-Social-Worker in Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Summary:

Investigates, assesses and plans therapeutic interventions and support to help patients and their family members cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide counseling and therapeutic support to people with neurodegenerative brain disorders, and their caregivers in individual, couples, or family context.

  • Conduct support groups.

  • Interviews patients or caregivers, assesses priorities and documents case activity.

  • Consults with team managers, medical staff, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure effectiveness of treatment plan.

  • Assists clients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.

  • Conducts clinical services such as intakes, assessments, and psycho-therapy.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Master's in Social Work required

Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Nevada, or proof of application in process

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • May have experience in hospital care, medical setting or working with people living with chronic conditions, or closely related field as employee, graduate or undergraduate intern.

  • Two years of post MSW graduate employment with clinical supervision

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to climb stairs, pull, push and facilitate movement.

  • Must have normal or correctable vision.

  • Must have normal or correctable hearing to be able to hear normal conversations.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to climb stairs, pull, push and facilitate movement.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

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