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Social Worker

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Summary Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Our Nevada-based client is looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
  • The position is the primary interface for patients to access services such as peer/family counseling and support, screening, assessment, treatment, consultative services, education and engagement, linkages, outreach and advocacy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in ongoing training in adult behavioral health issues and provide training to primary care clinic staff in mental health topics including counseling skills and confidentiality, medication use and misuse, substance abuse, wellness, rehabilitation, recovery and self-sufficiency.
  • Evaluate the needs of patients of all ages for mental health and support services, based on medical record, direct interview and interaction with the family and/or discussion with other staff members who interact with the family.
  • Perform comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment for mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, domestic violence and medical needs.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate plans for the provision of mental health and support services jointly with the family, Psychiatrist, Medical Provider(s), and other staff members as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain a current listing of community linkages to meet the needs of the target population. Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with community providers of adult services. Initiate linkages disseminate information and make referrals to the appropriate services as needed.
  • Provide early interventions and referrals to specialty mental health services, including referral for more intensive psychological or psychiatric support services, if needed.
  • Assist patients with determining eligibility for health coverage programs and other programs as needed.
  • Develop and write policies and procedures.


Desire to work with a diverse population.Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.Clinical experienceKnowledge of health information related to adults, adolescents and childrenCultural sensitivityUnderstanding of parenting and health knowledge desired.Ability to chart using Electronic Health Records



Licensure by the State of Nevada as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Five years of full-time work experience in addictions and behavioral health setting.
Knowledge of theories and research on personality and intellectual growth and
development, individual differences, human motivation, and substance abuse disorders, and co-occurring disorders

Knowledge of interview techniques.
Knowledge of current trends in the field of substance abuse, mental health, and
homeless issues.

Knowledge of local community resources.
Ability to assess, diagnosis, and implement treatment plans for clients.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, community groups and staff members.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
Ability to perform counseling services with limited supervision and within a framework of standard policies and procedures.
Ability and experience to work under limited supervision.


Prior experience providing counseling services to the substance abuse, co-occurring disorder, and homeless clients

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflows and procedures.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in-group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Client Service - Manages difficult or emotional situations; Responds promptly to client needs; Solicits client comments to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrativetasks correctly and on time. Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources. Sets goals and objectives. Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks. Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


A minimum of five (5) years experience in the field of treating addictive disorders and knowledgeable of a wide range of treatment approaches to enhance services. Must have a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.


The qualified candidate should have minimum of a masters degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling, with Licensure in the State of Nevada as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Social Worker, must meet qualifications to maintain licensure regulated by the State of Nevada.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:


Salary: $85,000.00 - $100,000.00 /year

Collaborative team environment

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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