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Social Worker travel Social Worker needed in Eden, Texas

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Eden
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Shifts: 8 Hour Shift

The MHC plans professional mental health service programs of a non-medical nature in the facility.
Coordinates & directs activities of personnel engaged in providing mental health services to inmates/residents.
Daily Mental Health (MH) Activities: Conducts MH screenings & assessments based on review of available records, & clinical interviews with inmates.
As part of a MH team, confers w/other clinical staff, e.g., psychiatrists, psychologists, MH service providers, physicians, nurses, social workers, in order to gather & provide information concerning patient psychological problems, to ensure treatment activities are well integrated, & patient care follow-through occurs.
Provides treatment to inmates by developing, implementing, & modifying individual treatment plans based on evaluation of needs & level of functioning.
Documents treatment & evaluation activities in the health care record for each person seen.
Consults w/ & makes appropriate recommendations to multidisciplinary staff (e.g., security staff, unit staff, facility management) regarding behavior & MH issues affecting inmates.
Maintains strict confidentiality of sensitive materials & info at all times.
Minimum 1 year of experience required,

Skills:
Make recommendations concerning personnel matters such as employment, retention, promotion, & merit increases; counsel, and/or employees, after consultation with the Warden/Facility Administrator or designee.
Communicate the responsibilities, authorities and accountability of all direct subordinates so that they are defined and understood.
Cooperate & coordinate w/the facility training manager for the delivery of required staff training programs; ensure that each subordinate employee supervised receives required training.
Prepare & maintain a variety of standard narrative, statistical, summary &/or operational records, reports & logs, using appropriate grammar, to include filing, alphabetizing & labeling; review reports & records produced by staff.
Properly process all reports & documents in a timely manner. Review, process & respond (via corporate counsel) to lawsuits; attend court hearings, when necessary.
Read, analyze, comprehend & interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations, legal & non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons and other legal writs.
Conduct meetings of subordinate staff, attend scheduled staff meetings, promote communications & the proper flow of relevant information between administration, staff & inmates/residents.
Communicate effectively & coherently to administration, staff, inmates/residents, visitors & the general public, particularly in situations requiring tack, diplomacy, understanding, fairness, firmness & good judgment.
This includes interviewing applicants, giving information, instructions & directions, mediating disputes, advising of rights and processes and providing reliable testimony, in court and other formal settings.
Maintain equipment & supplies as required; order replacement items in a timely manner; process requisitions for appropriate purchases via the purchase order system.
Escort inmates/residents / coordinate the movement of inmates/residents to and from different areas.
Initiate & complete investigations & inquiries w/accuracy by gathering information & evidence, interviewing & obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects & confidential informers; exercise independent judgment by determining when probable cause exists to recommend or take disciplinary action.
Engage in functions in confined areas that include such things as physically checking the doors, windows & other areas to ensure they are secure.
Endure verbal & mental abuse when confronted w/ the hostile views & opinions of inmates/residents & others, e.g. visitors & family members, encountered in an antagonistic environment.
Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies & disasters to include administering basic emergency medical aid, physically removing people away from dangerous situations, & securing & evacuating people from confined areas.
Apply crisis intervention techniques to include suicide prevention, recognizing abnormal behavior & taking appropriate action to prevent or diffuse potentially disruptive situations.
Experience exposure to body fluids, wastes & experience encounter w/deceased or contagious persons.
Endeavor to comply with the requirements of applicable regulations, laws, rules, procedures, policies, standards &/or contract.
Add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions & decimals; work w/mathematical concepts such as probability & statistical reference; & apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios & proportions to practical situations.

Education:
Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in social work, psychology, mental health counseling or a degree in a related clinical area is required.
Post-graduate clinical experience, including experience in a comparable position, is preferred.
Must possess appropriate certification or licensure in the state where practice occurs, or appropriate credentials to work under the supervision of a licensed clinician, where applicable.

Requirements

Required for Onboarding

  • BLS
  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, San Angelo , Social Worker travel Social Worker needed in Eden, Texas, Healthcare , Eden, Texas

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