Job Number: OPH/AT/0629
This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health l Office of Public Health l Region 8-Northeast Regional Office l Ouachita Parish.
Cost Center: 0326-8081
Position Number(s): 162780
This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled either as a Probationary Appointment, Job Appointment or Promotional Appointment.
License Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the Louisiana State Board of Social Workers Examiners.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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For further information about this vacancy contact:
Asasha Terry @ Asasha.Terry@la.gov
P.O. BOX 4818 BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
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A master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work followed by five years of professional level social services experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Positions require possession of Licensure as a Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners.
The master's degree in social work must be from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Function of Work:
To provide consultation on and coordination of complex program areas involving policy and procedure development for a region or at the headquarters office in order to assure that the provision of quality services is in keeping with recognized standards for the protection of clients that are being served by contract programs.
Level of Work:
Broad review from higher-level administrative staff.
Functional supervision over personnel in contract programs.
Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; LSU-Health Sciences Centers, Acute Care Hospitals, Medical Schools; Veterans Affairs; Department of Corrections.
Differs from the Social Worker 5-A by the presence of providing consultation on and coordination of on complex program areas involving policy and procedure development for a region or at the headquarters office in order to assure that the provision of quality services is in keeping with recognized standards for the protection of clients that are being served by contract programs and the absence of serving as sole social worker at a facility having full managerial responsibility over a facility's social services program.
Differs from the Social Worker 5-B by the presence of providing consultation on and coordination of complex program areas involving policy and procedure development for a region or at the headquarters office in order to assure that the provision of quality services is in keeping with recognized standards for the protection of clients that are being served by contract programs and the absence of supervisory responsibility.
Differs from the Social Worker 6-B by the absence of providing the management function for an inpatient social work unit with a subordinate counseling staff composed of a supervisor, social workers, and other social services personnel.
Differs from the Social Worker 7 by the absence of managerial responsibility for a multi-faceted social work component incorporating three or more supervisory units.
Examples of Work
Plans, organizes, and implements all regional social work services. Coordinates the activities of the program with other units and agencies. Administers an involved training program for students of a recognized university that have interns with the agency.
Acts as consultant on social work matters to other professionals, administrators, psychologists, occupational therapist, medical director, residential care, and training directors.
Assesses and evaluates social work program effectiveness through quality control activities and statistical analysis.
Develops, interprets, and implements policy and procedures for the regional clinical social work program.
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