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Social Worker

Mountainview Women''''s Health Center - YVFWC
Grandview, WA Full-time
Posted on September 13, 2019
YVFWC is looking for a Social Worker to support our multi-disciplinary team in Grandview, WA!Applicants from the Tri-Cities and Yakima Valley are encouraged to apply!What we are looking for:- A compassionate, caring, person who understands social determinants of health and has the desire to work with maternal and pediatric clients throughout the pregnancy and maternity cycle.- A Social Worker who is passionate about community health and working with underserved populations.- A clear communicator who is able to build strong relationships with clients and staff.What you will do:- Provide assessment and ongoing treatment planning; brief, culturally relevant, mental health counseling; crisis intervention services; and linkages to individuals included but not limited to maternal-child health programs and other community-based programs.- This person may be the specialized treatment provider in a multiple provider plan.- Work with assigned clients with special issues including: domestic violence, substance abuse, sexual assault, anger management, personality disorders, developmental delays, duel diagnoses, complex diagnosis, and other cases requiring advanced expertise in evidence-based practices.- Provide services independently to clients in either an office or home setting.- Be a vital link in assisting clients to develop self-sufficiency, self-efficacy, and control over their lives and the raising of their children.What you need:- Education: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or relevant field- Experience: A minimum of two years of supervised experience in the direct treatment of mentally ill persons in a mental health or social service setting. An understanding of different psychological theories of change, treatment strategies, and the ability to collaborate with other service providers both within and outside of the agency. Knowledge of advanced evaluative techniques of personality, academic, behavioral and cognitive domains. Ability to perform appropriate assessments, crisis intervention, risk management, and case coordination skills.- Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Any one of the following licenses are acceptable for this position and must be obtained within 60 days of hire: WA state: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LF), Licensed Psychologist (PY), Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA), Licensed Social Worker Associate Advanced (LSWAA), Licensed Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA), Certified Counselor (CL). Current Washington State driver's license with proof of automobile liability insurance coverage. First Aid/CPR card within 30 days of hire.- Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: An understanding of different psychological theories of change, treatment strategies, and ability to collaborate with other service providers both within and outside of the agency. Knowledge of advanced evaluative techniques of personality, academic, behavioral and cognitive domains. Ability to perform appropriate assessments, crisis intervention, risk management, and case coordination skills. Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to form and sustain effective relationships with clients, team members and community providers; understanding of federal, state and county regulations as they pertain to social services; ability to manage time, resources and client caseload; knowledge of human growth and development, throughout the life-span which can be applied to a psychosocial assessment and intervention methods; knowledge of brief counseling techniques and crisis intervention; knowledge of pregnancy and post-partum issues; ability to provide effective consultation; and the knowledge of poverty, family disorganization and health issues. In designated bilingual positions, you must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 10 on the ALTA language proficiency scale.About YVFWCWe serve more than 166,000 patients across 24 medical clinics, 13 dental clinics, 8 pharmacies, and 57 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.Working at YVFWCWorking in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.At Farm Workers Clinic:- We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.- We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.- We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.- We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.- We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.- We will let joy in.- We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/8ww4m7zrfbb6j9dqPI113567560