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LCSW - Psychiatric Care

GFHS | Gastonia, NC | Full Time

Job Description

Our ideal candidate will...

  • Have a working knowledge of common mental health, behavioral health, substance use, and chronic disease management concerns (e.g., uncontrolled diabetes, chronic pain, hypertension, etc.) often seen in primary care settings.
  • Have a working knowledge of psychopharmacology and experience working with patients diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Have a working knowledge of substance use treatment, particularly Medication Assisted Treatment.
  • Have a working knowledge and comfort using a variety of evidence based brief intervention and assessment modalities for common mental health, behavioral health, substance use, and chronic disease management concerns.
  • Work collaboratively as a key member of a diverse multidisciplinary medical care team and have a comfort for team-dependent work.
  • Serve as the clinical liaison regarding mental health, behavioral health, substance use, and chronic disease management services for patients and medical staff in a primary care clinic.
  • Maintain a curiosity, interest in learning, and ongoing drive for continued personal and clinical growth.
  • Embrace Gaston Family Health Services’ mission and core values: Patient First; Build not Blame; Integrity and Honesty; Cooperation and Flexibility; Culturally Sensitive

Education: Master’s Degree

Experience Required: Minimum two years’ experience in a public health setting preferred; experience in psychiatric care with collaboration with a prescriber preferred

Professional Licensure: Licensed Clinical Social Worker Certification in good standing with the Social Work Certification and Licensure Board of North Carolina required

 

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