Clinical Social Worker III

Recruitment #200317-UNCX-139

Introduction

 

Positions in this family are assigned responsibility for providing clinical social services at Oklahoma Veterans Affairs – Lawton Center.

Duties include, but not limited to:
*Manages a caseload and provides clinical social services on both an inpatient and   
  outpatient basis.
*Provides individual, groups, or family therapy to individuals with psychological,
  medical, neurological, speech/language, and/or developmental problems.
*Evaluates the needs of individuals and families, obtains psychosocial history;
  assesses needs and links individuals and families with available psychological,
  health and social services.
*Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team to assess treatment needs;
  coordinates treatment activities and provides input into the development of
  treatment plans.
*Acts as an advocate for the client; supports self-advocacy efforts, and supports
  client in exercising rights, choices and responsibilities.
*Participates in staff conferences for the purpose of overall program planning.
*Consults with individual and community organizations on the improvement of existing
  resources.
*Provides education, consultation, and technical assistance to professional staff,
  community organizations, agencies and other groups.
*All other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualification: Experience in Long Term Care

Knowledge and Skills:
Must have knowledge of casework principles and methods; of systems development and community organizations; of therapeutic treatment, and of psychiatric and medical terminology.  Knowledge of social work professional ethics; of technical manuals related to applicable programs; of the minimum standards of practice as they apply to service delivery; of characteristics and social implications of mental and emotional disturbances; and of the principles and practices of effective supervision. Applicant must have the ability to consult with staff and agencies; and to effectively treat health and emotional problems. Additionally, ability to plan and direct the work of a professional staff is required.

Special Requirements:
Current Oklahoma licensure.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and four (4) years of professional social work experience.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.


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