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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Las Vegas, NV

Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is currently looking for a full-time LCSW to join our team.  This position is a member of a multi-disciplinary team who provides group therapy, discharge planning, treatment planning, psychosocial/social assessments, and individual therapy and/or family therapy to patients and their families. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing psychosocial assessments on all patients to determine social service needs, diagnosis and plan of care.

  • Evaluates Patient data, develops and implements a plan of care for the patient.

  • Participates in weekly plan of care for each patient; works cooperatively as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team; Completes progress notes and discharge plans in a timely fashion.

  • Ensures compliance with all treatment plan requirements including weekly review and updates with the patient (indicated by patient signatures, initials and dates that each review is completed.)

  • Consistently arranges for an appropriate discharge plan for the patient including follow-up with a psychiatrist (if on meds), therapist and any housing or residential needs as recommended by the psychiatrist.

  • Appropriately utilizes established resources to assist in completing case management duties independently.

  • When appropriate completes the Housing and Residential Needs form for all patients who require assistance with housing at discharge.

  • Documents treatment provided to patients in their medical record based on established case management guidelines.

  • Complies with Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital’s and all regulatory agency policies & procedures.

  

Qualifications: 

  • Current State of Nevada LSCW licensure required 

  • One (1) year of inpatient clinical work with exzperience in diagnosis, psychotherapy and assessment based treatment planning

  • Experience with therapeutic limit-setting or an understanding of level systems or other behavior management modalities helpful

  • Strong experience in assessment/intake, consultation, case management, crisis intervention and treatment skills in an inpatient or partial hospitalization environment.

 

Contact Info

Send resume or CV to Karen Birmingham at karen.birmingham@desertparkway.com