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|Posted On:||Thursday, 11th May 2017|
1104-A South Main Street, Lexington, NC 27292
Under indirect supervision, provides, oversees, and/or administers a wide range of psychosocial evaluation/assessment, diagnostic, counseling therapy, crisis intervention services in a high-intensity clinical environment which requires a high degree of independent decision-making. Most aspects of this job require clinical assessment, lethality assessment, and evaluation skills to consumers that report in crisis to the walk in clinic settings. Case management/supportive services for disposition of cases is also a core function of this job.
Strong evaluative and clinical assessment skills needed. Must be able to get along well with other professionals to build collaboration in the work environment of multiple providers, Community settings, local jails, magistrates offices and local emergency rooms. Must have the ability to gain information, make assessments and build rapport with consumers and families while they are in crisis. Must have the ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
None unless supervising a student and/or training a co-worker.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Doctorate degree in Psychology, or Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, counseling, or marriage and family therapy from an accredited college or university and licensed eligible or provisionally licensed in their perspective field. Applicants with master’s degrees who are provisionally licensed or licensed eligible as clinical social workers, professional counselors, substance abuse counselors and marriage and family counselors will be given consideration for employment. LCSW and LCAS staff is expected to complete first evaluation training and provide first evaluations in the community. Psychologist staff is expected to provide first evaluations in the community.
Certificates, License, Registration:
Must be Licensed, licensed eligible, or Certified in Area of Practice: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychological Associate, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Nurse. Persons fully licensed preferred. If not fully licensed must be board eligible provisionally licensed or otherwise board approved prior to or at time of hire and obtain full license or certification within 30 months of hire and/or must have already obtained a registered nurse license to be eligible for consideration of employment.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Must be able to review medical records and understand them. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, effective treatment notes and related documents. Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, jails, hospitals, insurance companies, magistrate’s offices, consumers, families and supervisors.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median; ability to interpret bar graphs.