SOCIAL WORKER (BA/BSW) / FULL-TIME DAYS / COUNSELING CENTER

  • Northwest Texas Healthcare System
  • Amarillo, Texas, United States
  • Sep 14, 2021

Job Description

Responsibilities

For more than 50 years, Northwest Behavioral Health has provided mental health treatment to individuals from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado. Located on the campus of Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas, we offer behavioral health treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, seniors and uniformed service members. Our facility has 6 inpatient units with 106 beds. Additional services we offer include 24 hours a day free behavioral health assessments, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient mental health and substance use programs, clinic-based psychiatry and therapy services. New service offerings coming in 2021 include ECT, virtual reality exposure therapy, bio neurofeedback and CBT-I for insomnia. Our goal is to provide premier behavioral health services in a compassionate environment and to enhance the quality of life in the health of people in the communities we serve. We welcome you to join our amazing team of providers!

Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Completes pre-discharge evaluations from patient/family interviews and healthcare team collaborations. Based on evaluation, develops a viable plan of intervention for current needs and potential discharge needs with consideration of illness/injury, living situation, support systems, and financial status.

Benefit Highlights:
  • HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6 year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!


POSITION SUMMARY: Provides social services and discharge management services to patients and families; these functions contribute to the quality of continuum of care.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor's degree in social work or in related field with a minimum of two years' experience preferred as licensed Social Worker (BA/BSW)
  • Licensed by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners or is eligible and agrees to obtain license within 6 months.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

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