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Licensed Independent Social Worker - Cincinnati Region

Mason, OH

Description

The Licensed Independent Social Worker will assume a key role in our organization as diagnostician. This candidate will need to have experience in child and adolescent assessment. Reporting to the Chief Clinical Officer, the Licensed Independent Social Worker will provide assessments to directly inform diagnosis of autism and determine eligibility for autism treatment.


Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Conduct assessments for patients referred for ABA services using standardized measures.
  • Participate in the development, implementation & monitoring of evidence-based clinical models of care, practice guidelines, and ethical clinical standards to meet consumer needs and to ensure best practices throughout the organization.
  • Within areas of responsibility, ensure staff knowledge of and adherence to clinical & operational best practices, internal and external policies, procedures, ethical standards, laws, regulations, contract provisions, standards, accreditation requirements, and the organization's corporate compliance plan
  • Ensure that diagnostic clinical services and products meet the needs and expectations of customers and stakeholders, as determined by internal/external needs assessments, surveys and performance improvement initiatives
  • Participate in the design and implementation of clinical outcomes studies and other performance improvement initiatives to meet the needs and expectations of the organization and the persons it serves.
  • Participate in community, professional, or other activities to advance the interests of the organization and those it serves.
  • Participate in the establishment, maintenance, and evaluation of the organization's plan for professional services, including credentialing, clinical staffing meetings, peer review, and other essential clinical processes.
  • Provide ongoing leadership, professional development, and other supports to persons supervised.
  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, policies, and processes outlined in the Hopebridge policy and procedure manual.
  • Protect patient rights and privacy according to HIPAA regulations, and Hopebridge policy and procedures manual
  • Assist with problem solving to improve efficiency within the clinic
  • Portray a positive attitude and maintain a patient and co-worker satisfaction level that limits adverse situations or complaints
  • Generate team spirit through creating and maintaining an environment that fosters staff satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitability
  • Attend special education programs and in-service trainings related to the clinic

Competencies

  • Attention to Detail - the ability to see and pay attention to details; the ability to recognize the component parts of a procedure or object, and to verify the correctness or error in an individual part or procedure
  • Attitude Toward Others - maintaining a positive, open, and objective attitude toward others
  • Emotional Control - the ability to maintain a rational and objective demeanor when faced with stressful or emotional situations; a measure of self-composure in a difficult situation and the ability to act objectively, rather than impulsively or emotionally
  • Enjoyment of the Job - the feeling that one's job is both fulfilling and rewarding and that it has a positive and useful benefit.
  • Flexibility - the ability to readily modify, respond to, and integrate change with minimal personal resistance
  • Handling Stress - the ability to balance and defuse inner tensions and stresses; the ability to appropriately separate yourself from stressful situations and maintain your own sense of inner peace.
  • Developing Others - Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods


Required Education and Experience

  • Master of Social Work degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school or university.
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) Licensure.
  • Must complete Continuing Education courses as outlined by the Licensing Board.
  • Maintain a negative Tuberculosis screening according to the?CDC
  • Obtain and Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification every 2 years
  • Exhibit superior organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Successfully manage travel schedule and needs of Centers

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Pediatric behavioral health experience
  • ADOS 2
  • ADI

Travel

  • Successfully manage travel schedule and needs of centers
  • Travel between centers within a region


Physical Demands

  • Must have full physical dexterity/agility or be able to independently position self and perform all movements required (bending, kneeling, computer typing, standing, fetching documents from file cabinets).
  • Must have sufficient corrected or uncorrected vision to carry out all duties and responsibilities.
  • Need to be able to lift and carry pediatric population (weight ranging from 5 to 50 lbs.)
  • Reasonable accommodations can be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.


Work Environment

Work is performed in an office and clinical environment. Work may be stressful at times due to a busy office or center environment with patients. Interaction with others is constant and interruptive.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Disclaimer

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Hopebridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.