• Senior Services Nursing Home Clinician - LCSW

    Job Locations US-CO-Wheat Ridge
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 3:42 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Jefferson Center
  • Overview



    Jefferson Center’s Senior Services Nursing Home Clinician will provide and coordinate behavioral health services to nursing home residents identified as experiencing behavioral health problems or otherwise needing intervention. You will utilize an integrated care model to ensure an interdisciplinary team approach to treatment. You will be a member of Senior Services at Jefferson Center, a dynamic team of compassionate and hardworking professionals committed to delivering the highest quality of care and support so that people can live life fully. You will contribute to the mission and vision of Jefferson Center, a dynamic behavioral health organization that inspires hope, improves lives and strengthens our community and whose vision is a community where mental health matters and care is accessible to all.


    What we are looking for:

    • Do you have a passion for medical social work?
    • Do you strive to make a difference in the lives you touch?
    • Do you have strong assessment, therapy and collaboration skills?
    • Do you thrive in a dynamic team environment that values communication, problem solving and follow through?


    What will you do:

    • Provide and coordinate behavioral health services to nursing home residents identified as experiencing behavioral health problems or otherwise needing intervention. Activities can include evaluation as well as individual, family, and group treatment
    • Engage individuals in the treatment process and goal-setting and work constructively to create change
    • Coordinate care with nursing home staff as well as internal and external providers as needed
    • Promote Jefferson Center’s values, goals and culture that is representative of the quality of care we provide


    Professional Growth/Development/Community/Relationships:


    We value professional growth and offer regular development and training opportunities to build needed skills and support opportunities for advancement.


    We value clinical supervision and utilize a dynamic decision-making and feedback approach in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality care.


    You will continually strive for self-improvement and be motivated to learn new skills to benefit consumer and Jefferson Center. In addition, you will use positive language and behavior to promote dignity/respect with consumers, Jefferson Center staff and external customers.


    You will build effective relationships  with  and exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of collaboration in the work environment.


    We expect a high level of cultural competency and awareness and utilization of Jefferson Center resources/trainings as needed to ensure high quality of care.


    We are a Trauma Informed Care behavioral health provider where we create an environment that builds on inherent strengths, promotes natural supports, fosters hope and individual visions for the future


    We have strong partnerships with multiple community services providers in the community including in-patient psychiatry hospitalization, primary care offices, and senior service providers. Our goal is to ensure we are maximizing these relationships and that your skills will ensure smooth transitions and access to services.


    We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that you are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based upon job-related factors


    We are looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who thrives in a highly collaborative work environment, is self-directed and is a flexible and adaptable team member.


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