• Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    Posted: 09/12/2023

    Job Description

    Position: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    FLSA Class: Exempt; full-time

    Summary of Job:

    The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for assessment, planning, consultation, and delivery of social services as designated by his/her supervisor and consistent with the philosophy of Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut, Inc. Performs clinical services and procedures that require knowledge of an advanced type in the field of social work and the consistent exercise of discretion and independent judgment. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is directly accountable to the Director of Rehabilitation Services (Medical).

    Skills and Requirements:

    - A Master's degree from an accredited School of Social Work.

    - Licensed in the State of Connecticut.

    - Previous experience working with the disabled population.

    - Ability to speak English, read and write English in a legible and understandable manner, and to write and prepare necessary reports and documentation.

    - Ability to hear and communicate with staff, patients, and family members.

    - Ability to visually assess computer screens, reports, etc.

    - Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions.

    - Ability to understand and apply training and education.

    - Ability to remain calm under stress and to take appropriate action.

    - Ability to deal with and lift (medium to heavy) patients under various conditions of stress such as patients who are abusive, incoherent, incontinent, medically unstable, or have language difficulties.

    - Position requires ability to frequently push/pull/lift objects more than 20 lbs., perform moderately difficult manipulative and hand-eye coordination tasks, walk and stand, see objects closely and hear normal sounds with some background noises.

    - Ability to concentrate on fine detail with interruption and attend to tasks for more than 60 minutes at a time.

    - Ability to understand and relate to theories behind several related concepts and remember multiple tasks given over long periods of time.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    - Review, keep current in one’s knowledge of, and comply with all Center policies and procedures. Employee acknowledges that (a) the Center will attempt to provide written notice as soon as possible when policies and information are revised or changed; (b) it may not be possible to print revisions and distribute changes to employees on a timely basis when changes or revisions occur rapidly or with little notice; and c) nevertheless, the employee is subject to the most recent revisions in policies and procedures.

    - Review, keep current in one’s knowledge of, and comply with all Center policies and procedures established in the Employee Handbook. Employee acknowledges that it is not feasible to continuously print revisions and distribute changes to employees; but the employee is nevertheless subject to the most recent revisions in policies and procedures.

    - Review, keep current in one’s knowledge of, and comply with all relevant accreditation standards, as established by Center accreditation goals and one’s professional discipline.

    - Review, keep current in one’s knowledge of, and comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), including all relevant federal regulations and Center policies and procedures.

    - Review, keep current in one’s knowledge of, and comply with the Center’s Compliance Plan.

    - Maintain the highest ethical standards when interacting with clients, staff, colleagues, referral sources, and the community at large.

    - Assure delivery of Social Services including evaluation, therapy, case management, and crisis intervention to patients as needed.

    - Comply with requirements of the Center for written evaluation, progress, and discontinuation reports.

    - Prepare and participate in team meetings, staff meetings, and in-service sessions.

    - Participate as requested in conferences outside the Center on behalf of Center patients and clients.

    - Comply with all Center policies and procedures.

    - Keep informed regarding current developments in own and allied fields.

    - Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Rehabilitation Services (Medical).

    Physical Demands Efforts

    This function requires moderate standing and walking with extended periods of sitting. Position requires ability to frequently push/pull/lift objects more than 20 lbs., perform moderately difficult manipulative and hand-eye coordination tasks, walk and stand, see objects closely and hear normal sounds with some background noises. Ability to operate normal office equipment such as, telephone, copy machine, fax, scanner, and computer.

    Mental & Visual Demands

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment and Hazards

    This position typically works in an office environment. Noise is moderate and typical of conversations and office equipment.

    AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

    Easterseals complies with all aspects of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. This means that we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and /or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training and any other conditions or privileges of employment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the required functions of the position.

    By my signature below, I hereby acknowledge that I have received a copy of my job description and the Employee Handbook, which further clarifies and establishes the expectations of my position.

    Employee ______________________________________________ Date_________________

    Supervisor______________________________________________ Date ________________

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: From $70,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • 401(k)
    • Dental insurance
    • Flexible schedule
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Retirement plan
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Monday to Friday

    Work setting:

    • In-person

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Windsor, CT 06095: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    License/Certification:

    • Clinical Social Worker (Preferred)

    Shift availability:

    • Day Shift (Preferred)

    Work Location: In person

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