Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center
LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER
Twice-A-Month Salary Range $1,596.00 – $2,261.50
Days Off: Sat/Sun- Shift 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
This is professional licensed clinical social work providing casework, group work, and/or client-centered advocacy services to patients or clients in a program for persons with mental illness, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and/or physical disabilities.
An employee in this class performs advanced clinical social work functions in a program for persons with mental illness, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and/or physical disabilities; or serves as a member of a medical review team which conducts on-site reviews or nursing homes, hospitals and extended care facilities. Work includes responsibility for initial and periodic assessments of the clients’ or patient’s social, environmental and economic background for use in diagnosis, prognosis, rehabilitation/habilitation or treatment planning; and involves frequent contact with other health and social service groups to promote cooperative assistance in meeting the social and physical needs of the patients/clients and their families. Work may also involve techniques of community organization to help facilitate treatment, and normally involves the use of a variety of administration, assessment, planning, psychotherapy and counseling methods and techniques. Supervision may be provided to Clinical Case work Practitioners completing supervised clinical social work experience as a prerequisite to Clinical Social Work licensure. Supervision is received from a designated superior who reviews work through case review, participation in the treatment planning and/or observation of results; however, the employee is expected to work with a high degree of independence skill and competence within established policies.
Any one position may not involve all of the specified duties or knowledges, skills and abilities, nor are the listed examples exhaustive.
1. Successful or higher on most recent performance appraisal
2. No disciplinary action in the previous 12 months
3. Must be current in mandatory training requirements
4. Have not received a successful bid for a posting within the last ninety (90) days
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION QUALIFICTIONS
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
Possession of a current license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Missouri.
NOTE: Our department is a State Merit System agency, therefore applicants must have their qualifications evaluated and confirmed by the Missouri Division of Personnel. Applicants are responsible for attaining status on the Merit System Register. Recruitment may not necessarily be deferred to allow applicants to attain status on registers.
For additional information on the above positions please contact the Human Resources Office at (816) 387-2516.
The Department of Mental Health does not deny employment or services based on race, sex, creed, marital status, national origin, disability or age of applicants or employees.