Outpatient LCSW position


Per-DiemPart-time position starting the beginning of June$47.00 HourlyPurpose:This is a professional service position responsible for developing and implementing Clinical Social Work programming/therapy designed to meet identified patient needs in the outpatient setting.

The therapist is expected to perform ongoing program evaluation and revise services accordingly. This position is responsible for providing direct client evaluation and treatment to outpatients served by the DDPC outpatient clinic. Work is performed under limited supervision.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:•Knowledge of Clinical Social Work-based theories, frames of reference, evidenced based practice and clinical reasoning to guide program design and interventions.•Knowledge of current and emerging practice in the field of mental health social work therapy.•Ability to administer assessments, analyze data and interpret information to formulate an evaluation of client service needs and make treatment recommendations.•Ability to evaluate program performance and adjust services accordingly.•Ability to hand off information to the next level of care providers and provide in-service training, as well as ongoing consultation as needed.•Skills in teamwork, problem solving, communication and self-advocacy so to work as part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team.•Ability to identify need for intervention and carry out effective individual and group treatment.•Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with clients, staff and community partners.•Ability to use computer to carry out job tasks that are enhanced by or require its use.•Ability to drive a State of Maine vehicle with clients in it.Essential Tasks:•Working knowledge of cognitive-behavioral therapy, diagnostics, and demonstrated experience working with patients diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness in both individual and group treatment settings.•Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW, current and unrestricted issued from the appropriate Maine State Board.•Knowledge and experience with evidence-based practices, including trauma informed care framework.•Strong clerical/administrative skills including personal computer skills (Microsoft Office software and EHR).•Successful experience working within a multidisciplinary team setting.Working Conditions/Requirements:This position works in the outpatient clinic, in client’s homes, in group homes and in various public community spaces. The position may also be subject to exposure to infectious wastes, diseases, and conditions.Must have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with clients, personnel, family members and supportive agencies. Must be able to work and relate with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times, hostile people within the facility.Must have the ability to drive a State of Maine vehicle in various weather conditions. Must be able to work with patients in the community, including being alone in their home environment and being outside in various weather conditions. Some community integration activities will require physical endurance for walking or hiking on rough and uneven terrain.Use of a computer is limited to 3 consecutive hours per day.


Requirements:Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), as issued by the Maine Board of Social Worker Licensure.Valid State of Maine Driver’s LicensePhysical Requirements:*Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday: sit, stand, bend, lift, run, move to the floor and back up, and walk up and down stairs.


Please send your resume and cover letter to the above email.On the subject line please enter: LCSW

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