Employment Opportunities

    We seek to advertise available openings of interest to social work students and social work graduates. Jobs are posted for 60 days, unless stated otherwise in the ad. If you would like to post job opportunities to this website, please contact Martha Fuller with the following information included in your email:

    • the full job description
    • title of organization and the job title
    • whether full or part-time, or seasonal/contract position
    • the eligibility requirements for the position
    • Contact information (name, address, phone, fax) so an applicant can submit their letter of interest

    CURRENT LISTINGS


    Posted 7/7/2015

    The Morton Center is hiring a full-time "Client Retention Specialist".   The position requires a Bachelor's level (SW, or Psych, or other Human Service degree).  Prefer one year of experience in human services.

    It is a year-round position.  Individual must have a strong interest in addiction and related issues.

    Hours will vary but Mon-Fri with some evenings.

    Duties will include staffing of our phone lines in Resource Center, fielding calls from potential clients, families or community contacts to schedule assessments and coordinate referrals.

    A primary function will also include conducting follow-up phone calls/interviews with clients and families to improve client retention and program effectiveness.

    There will be some face to face client contact, performing program orientations and other tasks.

    Please have interested persons contact me by email at pporter@themortoncenter.org.


    Posted 7/7/2015

    Director of FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention

    The FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (FRIENDS) is funded by the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Administration for Children and Families, to provide training and technical assistance to the Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) grantees.

    FRIENDS is seeking a full time Director who will be responsible for:

    Personnel: recruiting, screening, hiring, training, supervising, deploying and evaluating Training and Technical Assistance staff, consultants and contractors.

    Grant and Project Management: Implement the project per the Cooperative Agreement and serve as the major point of contact for the Federal Project Officer. Manage the development, implementation and evaluation of the T/TA workplan, complete all reporting requirements, and oversee the development of T/TA products and FRIENDS website. Assume primary responsibility for agenda development of the CBCAP Grantee Meeting and other required meetings. Develop and manage contracts with subcontractors and consultants. Represent FRIENDS on national collaborations, workgroups and panels.

    Budget: Participate in the budget development process, monitor the T/TA budget and assure grant funds are spent with proper authorization.

    Management: Actively participate as a member of the FRIENDS Management team and Chapel Hill Training Outreach Project's Management Team.

    Qualifications:

    • Master's Degree or PhD in Social Work or related field
    • At least 5 years' experience in child abuse and neglect prevention that involved project planning, project management, and program development
    • Experience in team facilitation, the provision of training, technical assistance, product development and supervision
    • Exemplary oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Must be able to travel
    • Must be able to conduct telephone conference meetings and webinars

    Cover letters and resumes must be emailed to: friends@friendsnrc.org no later than July 10, 2015 and must include:

    • Personal Information - full name, mailing address (including zip code), email address and a phone number at which you can be reached during the day.
    • Education - colleges and universities attended, including name, city and state; type and year of degrees received.
    • Work Experience - including the following information for all paid and nonpaid work experience related to the position announced:  starting/ending dates, job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address.
    • Other Qualifications - including job related certificates and license, job related honors, awards, and special accomplishments, publications, memberships in professional or honor societies.
    • Professional References - List three people who are not related to you and are not supervisors listed under work experience who know your professional qualifications. Be sure to include the full name of each reference, telephone number(s), and complete mailing address. No references will be contacted without your consent.
    • Salary requirements for the position.

    To learn more about FRIENDS please visit www.friendsnrc.org.

     


    Posted 7/7/2015

     

    Director, Behavioral Health Services – Job Description - Proposal

    Job Summary

    The Director for Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is responsible for the development, coordination and integration of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services provided by Clark Memorial Hospital, in collaboration with other agencies and organizations which will also provide behavioral health services in Clark County and Southern Indiana.

    This position performs a wide variety of departmental administrative functions including, but not limited to: general department administration, financial administration, human resources functions, space and facilities management, program planning and physician and community relations. The Director engages regularly with the Senior Leadership team to design and refine strategic plan goals, then creates a clear line of sight between high level strategic goals and daily work of front line team members.

    Programmatic Leadership

    • Demonstrates proven experience in program development and operational excellence that is centered on patient & family-centered care.
    • Establishes effective working relationships with all stakeholders including patients, physicians, team members, volunteers and community organizations.
    • Collaborates with medical directors, program directors, managers, supervisors and Senior Leadership to identify key measures in quality, access and cost, particularly those which support integration across services and programs.
    • Tracks and trends BHS performance and initiates corrective action plans.
    • Actively seeks opportunities in revenue generating services consistent with the organization’s mission and strategic direction.
    • Monitors compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, accreditation standards and government requirements related to BHS.
    • Maintains professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development to keep abreast of latest trends in behavioral health services.

    Operational Excellence

    • Experienced and interested in using data, outcomes, and metrics to advance clinical outcomes, team goals and business operations needs.
    • Identifies and remedies operational concerns while continuously searching for performance improvement in operations and standards of care.
    • Establishes service, productivity and cost standards and goals consistent with the overall goals and objectives of the organization’s strategic plan.
    • Ensures processes of care within the department are as lean, effective and value-added as possible, and are distributed as standard work to ensure replication and accountability.

    Financial Oversight

    • Leverages exceptional financial acumen to identify cost effective systems needed to support the business of the department, taking into account business trends, resource availability and changes in customers.
    • Collaborates with the Finance department to develop and proactively manage department budgets.
    • Regularly reviews financial results with direct reports in team setting to facilitate collaborative understanding and problem-solving of financial issues.

    Skills and Abilities

    • Proven written and verbal communication skills are required for proficiency in this leadership role.  The ideal candidate will be a person with examples of self-motivation and team leadership that advances outcomes toward organizational goals.
    • Must be familiar with all aspects of the hospital environment including operations, financial management, patient care delivery systems, governmental regulations and organizational structure.
    • Must be a self-starter and capable of making decisions.
    • Must be able to prioritize numerous issues and projects.
    • Employs strong leadership skills and a hands-on, visible approach to staff management and interaction.
    • Must be a systems thinker who can develop and implement strategic and tactical plans to efficiently support teams through project conception, planning, budgeting, funding, change management and implementation cycles.

    Qualifications

    • A Master's degree in an appropriate clinical discipline, healthcare administration or an MBA with related behavioral health experience is required.
    • Minimum seven (7) years of experience working in the  behavioral health services environment.
    • Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience within a hospital setting.
    • CPR certification required.

     


    Posted 7/2/2015

     

    Oregon Coast MSW Position – Live on the Beach! – Short Drive to Portland

    Bilingual Required - Spanish

    Live on the Oregon Coast – famous for its beautiful beaches, rich farmland, mountain forests and friendly people.  Move to the Oregon coast where you can enjoy the quality of life that you’ve been dreaming about.

    • Employed Position
    • Low patient volume allows you to spend quality time with each patient
    • Generous benefit package including health, dental, vision and matching retirement
    • Easy access to Portland with a scenic dive of less than an hour and a half

    If this position is of interest, please forward me a copy of your latest resume, number where you can be reached and the best time to call.

     

    Allen Russell, Director Of Recruiting

    Merritt Hawkins

    An AMN Healthcare company

    800-876-0500 toll-free, 469-759-4626 direct phone, 844-332-8214 fax

    5001 statesman Drive

    Irving, TX 75063

    www.merritthawkins.com

    NYSE: AHS


     

    Posted 7/2/2015

    Director of Social Services

    Green Meadows

    Seeking a talented and dedicated Social Worker (LSW or MSW) to join our team of professionals. We have been fortunate enough to build a team of amazing people that truly care about our residents and families... they're our family. If you are that someone who is searching for a place that believes in team work, goes the extra mile and cares about what you do every day, then check us out...

    Our Social Worker is responsible for assisting in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the Social Services Department at our facility in accordance with current existing Federal, State and local standards as well as our established policies and procedures to ensure that the medically related emotional and social needs of residents are met and maintained on an individual basis.

    Minimum of one years experience in a long term care, hospital or other related medical facility. Long term care experience preferred.

    Green Meadows
    310 Boxwood Run Road
    Mt. Washington, KY  40047
    Call:  Caroline at 502/538-3500 to schedule an interview
    Or email resume to:  Ben at Green Meadows


    Posted 7/1/2015

    SAFY of America

    Family and Youth Specialist/Full-time Therapist - Louisville division

    About SAFY:
    Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) of America is a national nonprofit organization providing an Integrated System of Care for families and their children. Building upon our reputation as a leader in quality therapeutic foster care services, we are recognized as an innovative, high-performing organization known for our clinical expertise, leadership, and ability to produce positive, sustainable change in the lives of those we serve.  Our family systems approach combined with trauma-informed behavioral health interventions increase the health and well-being of more than 12,000 families and children each year.

    SAFY’s Integrated System of Care focuses on family preservation and reunification, therapeutic foster care, adoption services, behavioral health services, and older youth services; utilizing evidence-based or evidence-informed practices in our delivery of impactful program and service solutions.

    Responsibilities:
    This position is responsible for providing a range of moderately complex clinical services and case management with children, adolescents, and adults.

    This will be accomplished through the following:

    • Complete diagnostic assessments, participate in the development of treatment plan, and provide ongoing mental health/clinical services as required by contract.
    • Review referrals of youth with co-workers to determine if and where the placement may occur.
    • Communicate with the foster parent/s to discuss the potential placement of the referral.
    • Compile profile using pre and post assessment tools for outcome measures.
    • Conduct visits to the home as defined by policy, placing agency contract requirements, or as needed for the stabilization of youth.
    • Discuss all relevant issues pertaining to the youth in care with foster parent(s), youth, school officials, natural parents, placing agency and other appropriate parties involved with the youth according to policy, regulations and best practice standards.
    • Complete inventories of property for each youth according to policies and procedures.
    • Report census information timely and efficiently for purpose of financial billing and foster parent reimbursement.
    • Timely document outcome of home visits, interaction with parties involved in the youth’s care and incidents as required by policy, regulations and contract.

    Requirements:
    Educational Requirements:

    • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, or child & family studies is required

    Licensure Requirements:

    • LPCA, CSW, LMFTA, LPCC, LCSW or LMFT is required in the state of Kentucky

    Experience Requirements:

    • Three years experience in social work, child welfare, or mental health is preferred

    Benefits:
    Immediate Vacation and Sick accruals 
    • Insurance after 60 days of employment 
    o Two Medical plans 
    o Dental & Vision 
    o Voluntary Life, Accident, Critical Illness, Short & Long Term 
    Disability 
    o Pre-Taxed Flexible Spending Account 
    • 401(k) & Defined Contribution Plan 
    • Tuition Reimbursement 
    • Outstanding Awards & Recognitions

    Apply Online:
    http://www.safy.appone.com/

    Contact Information:
    Tracy Schmerge – HR Recruiting Specialist
    schmerget@safy.org

     


    Posted 7/1/2013

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana

    Enrollment/Match Support Specialist (Part-time)
    (Hardin, Grayson, Nelson Counties (Program))
    Radcliff, KY 40160
    Area: Louisville/Southern Indiana

    Job Skills/Requirements:
    The primary function of this position is to ensure that volunteers and children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment when utilizing Big Brothers Big Sisters' standards and practices. A high-level customer service, focusing on volunteer options and child safety, is to be demonstrated throughout the volunteer and child enrollment and matching process. This position will provide match support to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and a strong sense of affiliation with BBBS on the part of volunteers.

    Additional Information/Benefits
    This position requires 28 hours worked per week.

    Minimum Bachelors degree in social services, human resources or related field.

    For this position, the successful candidate will also coordinate our high-quality, after school mentoring program. This involves creating activity curricula, managing high school mentors, teaching leadership skills, and nurturing long-lasting match relationships, while working closely with school and after- school personnel.

    Experience working with both child and adult populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred. Must have car, valid driver's license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums. Routine office environment. Flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends to meet customer needs. Travel required to local communities, schools and neighborhoods, as well as travel to main office in Louisville as needed.

    Benefits: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, 401K/403b Plan

    Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

    Melissa Gordon, Human Resources Manager

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana

    Direct Line: (502) 753-3732

    Website: www.bbbsky.org

    Position posted until 7/17/15

     


     

    Posted 6/23/2015

    The Morton Center, a Local non-profit agency specializing in substance abuse and related family issues, is seeking a full time position requiring  a CSW, LPCA or LMFTA to provide direct counseling services to adolescents and adults in individual and group settings as well as assessments and psycho-education.  Individual must have at least two years of addiction experience.  The  position is Mon-Fri with some evenings required.

    Please respond in email with cover letter and resume to:  pporter@themortoncenter.org

    No phone calls.


    Posted 6/22/2015

    Severn Counties Services

    Community Support

    Seven Counties Services is looking for a Community Support candidates to work in our Rural division. This job will be based in our brand new LaGrange residential housing facility located in Oldham County. We have 3 full-time and 3 part-time positions working 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.

    Job Description

    Under routine supervision, provides therapeutic supports within a positive treatment/care environment, teaching and modeling healthy behaviors, consistent with the treatment/care goals of recovery, independence, socialization, normalization, and integration within the community; and promoting satisfying, productive, and valued lives.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    1. Teaches, models, and coaches activities of daily living (ADL) (e. g., personal hygiene, housekeeping, meal preparation, money management, educational and vocational goal-setting, nutrition needs); monitors performance of ADL skills and provides therapeutic feedback.
    2. Teaches psychoeducation classes on recovery (e. g., medication side effects, ADL, communication skills, stress management strategies).
    3. Contributes to safe and therapeutic environment by practicing verbal de-escalation and, as authorized, other behavior management techniques.
    4. Collaborates with community systems on behalf of individuals served (e. g., school, landlord, family, transportation provider, employer).
    5. Provides personal care, as needed (e. g., personal hygiene, toileting, laundry, meal preparation, safe eating techniques).
    6. Administers First Aid and CPR, as needed.
    7. Communicates information relevant to care, treatment, and services, with other SCS staff members and, as authorized, with non-SCS providers, to ensure appropriate level and quality of care.
    8. Documents services and care provided by timely completing various forms (e. g., attendance records, daily logs, shift/progress notes, incident reports, Service Activity Logs (SALs), time reports) in accordance with SCS and regulatory standards.
    9. Maintains confidentiality of protected health information, consistent with SCS procedures and state and federal law.
    10. Attends and participates in all required staff and service planning meetings and trainings.
    11. Maintains and enhances skills for working with clients.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    Community Support Providers: Must be 18 years of age or older and hold a High School Diploma or GED.

    Community Support Specialist: Up to 18 months of training/education beyond a High School Diploma or GED.

    Community Support Professional: Hold a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, or Human Services.

    Valid driver’s license. Proof of automobile liability insurance.  Positive driving record.  Good interpersonal skills.  Ability to communicate with verbal and nonverbal individuals.  Maturity and judgment.

    EXPERIENCE

    One to two years’ relevant experience, working with individuals with disabilities

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    Position involves considerable physical exertion, lifting a maximum of 100 pounds, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  May include frequent lifting of patients.

    Our Mission and Vision Statements
    The mission of Seven Counties Services is to build healthy communities by helping individuals and families who are affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, addictions and abuse realize their potential.

    The vision of Seven Counties Services is that all persons affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, addictions and abuse live satisfying, productive and valued lives in our community.

    Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation.  Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Seven Counties Services, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Organization to afford equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

    Benefits: We offer medical/dental/vision and life insurance, paid vacation, paid sick days, paid holidays, short term disability, long term disability, 401k/403b plan, pension/retirement, educational assistance.

    How to apply: Please email your resume at: careers@sevencounties.org


    Posted 6/22/2015

    Seven Counties Services

    Emergency Psychiatric Services Clinician

    About Emergency Psychiatric Services

    The Emergency Psychiatric Services division provides 24-hour evaluation and intervention for adults in severe emotional distress. This service is located in University Hospital in Emergency Psychiatric Services.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Under general supervision, provides clinical services to individuals presenting to Emergency Psychiatry Services for psychiatric evaluation.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    1. Conducts emergency evaluations of high-risk individuals to determine level of treatment indicated, and performs clinical services including assessment, crisis intervention, and referral to appropriate resources.
    2. For adults brought to Emergency Psychiatry on Mental Inquest Warrants, evaluates against established legal criteria to determine need for hospitalization.
    3. Consults with referral sources, outpatient therapists, families, and agencies to whom EPS refers to ensure the best treatment options for the patient.  Informs persons key to patient’s welfare of disposition decision and referral options.
    4. Collaborates with other disciplines on the team to determine least restrictive level of care based upon assessment results.
    5. Provides crisis intervention to patients in the EPS holding bed unit, as appropriate.
    6. Maintains and completes service documentation, including insurance coverage information, according to prescribed standards.
    7. Collaborates with physician in determining clinical and patient care priorities.
    8. Coordinates information transfer with social worker or psychologist on overlapping shift to ensure continuity of care.
    9. Provides brief orientation to EPS to visiting students or professionals, and assigns non-medical visitors to appropriate staff.
    10. Attends and participates in staff meetings, case conferences, and quality improvement teams relating to program administration and development.
    11. Conducts case presentations, training and consultation with other agencies regarding programs and services offered.
    12. As needed, assists supervisor or division director with development and coordination of clinical programs.
    13. Performs other duties, within realm of competency, to ensure good patient care.

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    Masters degree* in human services from an accredited school. LCSW, CSW, Licensed Psychological Practitioner, Certified Psychologist, Licensed Psychological Associate, LMFT, LPCC, CADC, or RN credential required. Advanced knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population, crisis intervention, chemical dependency, human behavior, and related issues and community resources and SCS services.   Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Strong leadership qualities and supervisory skills.  Ability to handle case load with varying levels of client disability and need.

    EXPERIENCE

    Minimum of three to four years of direct inpatient or outpatient clinical experience in psychiatric mental health environment.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families. Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.

    *If candidate has Master’s degree in Social Work, then candidate (if employed by for-profit employer) must hold appropriate social work licensure.

    Our Mission and Vision Statements
    The mission of Seven Counties Services is to build healthy communities by helping individuals and families who are affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, addictions and abuse realize their potential.

    The vision of Seven Counties Services is that all persons affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, addictions and abuse live satisfying, productive and valued lives in our community.

    Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation.  Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Seven Counties Services, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Organization to afford equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

    Benefits: We offer medical/dental/vision and life insurance, paid vacation, paid sick days, paid holidays, short term disability, long term disability, 401k/403b plan, pension/retirement, educational assistance.

    How to apply: Please email your resume at: careers@sevencounties.org

     


     

    Posted 6/19/2015

    New Beginnings Family Services, Inc.

    Therapist (Program Services Department)

    Elizabethtown, Kentucky

    Relocation is not provided and travel is required occasionally.

    This is a Full-Time position.

    Overview

    New Beginnings Family Services, Inc. is a private therapeutic foster care agency, providing therapeutic services to children in an environment where children can receive the support they need and families can acquire the training and assistance they need to enrich the life of their child(ren).

    Job Skills/Requirements

    Under the administrative supervision of the Treatment Director, the Therapist performs tasks related to clinical services needed for a child/youth in care of the Program Services division. Some of the job functions consist of:

    • Reviewing all clinical documentation completed to ensure comprehension and quality.
    • Attending, when possible, treatment team meetings with child/youth, foster parents, state workers, and other service providers involved in the treatment of the child/youth in collaboration with agency workers.
    • Attending all clinical service team meetings as an agent of NBFS.
    • Identifying and utilizing community resources to assist in completion of treatment goals of youth in care.
    • Providing on-call support for therapeutic intervention as needed.
    • Communicating with biological family members, foster parent(s), state workers and other service providers regarding the treatment of the child/youth.
    • Collaborating with agency case manager to complete several statutory reporting forms.
    • Providing counseling in light of child's needs, though not less than twice each month and involving biological family in family sessions.

    A minimum of a CSW, LPCC, LPCA , LCSW, MFTA or LMFT is required. If not licensed to practice independently, must currently be under supervision. A minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience to agency clientele with a minimum of two (2) years' experience in the Social Services or Human Services field. An equivalent combination of education, related training, and experience may be substituted for minimum years required.

    Visit https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.kentuckyfostercare.com&d=AwIB-g&c=SgMrq23dbjbGX6e0ZsSHgEZX6A4IAf1SO3AJ2bNrHlk&r=M7UXaztNbxkmGQYnf7gwqO88YEZigppvzbGLbaeiBjw&m=jgAfL0-ptI8hJIMw7eAAM56XFHuDKrIIgca1M32BBhs&s=x3qYsmWVsmHXuij55W_2k5hbBk5K2V1KHUFBBx_MljE&e=  to learn more about us.

    New Beginnings Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, 401K/403b Plan Please submit resume to Cyndi Rigdon or Phyllis Kraus.


    Posted 6/19/2015

    Shively Area Ministries

    Community Social Worker - full-time

    Full-time Community Social Worker/40 Hours a week, M-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Shively Area

    Ministries is looking for a person to coordinate our Financial & Education Programs that provide

    financial assistance for persons in need as well as education classes for transition into self

    sufficiency. Applicant must be passionate about ministering to people in crisis, organized,

    dependable and an effective leader of volunteers. To apply, e-mail cover letter and resume to

    Angie Hare or fax to 449-4176. No phone calls please.

     


     

    Posted 6/17/2015

    Clark Memorial Hospital

    Director of Behavioral Health (MSW)

    Contact: 812.283.2061, Cathy Nuner

     


     

    Posted 6/17/2015

    The Well (Lexington)

    Position Available

    The Well deals with victims of human trafficking.  For more information about positions available, call:  859.269.6698 or email Kim Edwards.

     


     

    Posted 6/16/2015

    The Morton Center

    Client Retention Specialist

    The Morton Center is hiring a full-time "Client Retention Specialist".   The position requires a Bachelor's level (SW, or Psych, or other Human Service degree).  Prefer one year of experience in human services.

    It is a year-round position.  Individual must have a strong interest in addiction and related issues.

    Hours will vary but Mon-Fri with some evenings.

    Duties will include staffing of our phone lines in Resource Center, fielding calls from potential clients, families or community contacts to schedule assessments and coordinate referrals.

    A primary function will also include conducting follow-up phone calls/interviews with clients and families to improve client retention and program effectiveness.

    There will be some face to face client contact, performing program orientations and other tasks.

    Contact Information:

    Email Paula Porter

     


     

    Posted 6/11/2015

    Green Meadows Health Care Center

    Director of Social Services

    Compensation: Salary commensurate with Experience

    Seeking a talented and dedicated Social Worker (BSW, LSW or MSW) to join our team of professionals. We have been fortunate enough to build a team of amazing people that truly care about our residents and families... they're our family. If you are that someone who is searching for a place that believes in team work, goes the extra mile and cares about what you do every day, then check us out...
    Our Social Worker is responsible for assisting in the planning, developing,  organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the Social Services Department at our facility in accordance with current existing Federal, State and local standards as well as our established policies and procedures to ensure that the medically related emotional and social needs of residents are met and
    maintained on an individual basis.
    Minimum of two years experience in a long term care, hospital or other related medical facility. Long term care experience preferred.

    Contact Information:

    Phone:  502.538.3500 - Call this number to schedule an interview with Caroline

    or

    email resume to:  Linda Snyder

     


    Posted 6/10//2015

     

    Etown Partners in Counseling, Hardin County

    Therapists

    Therapists needed to service children and adults including Medicaid populations and regular managed care,  LCSW or LMFT, contract hours, flexible with how many hours per week but full time preferred.

    Contact:

    Rhonda Shircliff , ARNP

    E'town Partners in Counseling

    204 N. Main

    Elizabethtown, Ky 42701

    (270)360-1222 Fax (270)360-0333  Email: Rhonda Shircliff


    Posted 5/29/2015

    Baptist Health Louisville

    Behavioral Health Therapist, Adv. Level - Access Center

    Org Marketing Statement
    Baptist Health Louisville, a 519-bed acute care hospital in the heart of St. Matthews, is a leading healthcare provider in the Louisville area.  Offering a convenient suburban location, comprehensive services and a warm, family-oriented atmosphere, Baptist Health Louisville offers many rewarding career opportunities in both clinical and non-clinical areas.  Baptist Health Louisville has garnered a number of awards: Top 100 Hospitals as chosen by Thomson Reuters(r); winner in the Best Places to Work in Kentucky (large company division); Baptist Health Louisville achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program(r).  

    Department Marketing Statement
    Serves as an assessment center for all patients presenting to Baptist Health Louisville with psychiatric issues.  The Center is staffed 24/7 with nurses and intake coordinators, as well as with a behavioral health therapist during peak hours.  Access Center clinicians assess individuals who present in the Emergency Department to determine the appropriate level of care.  In addition, Access Center staff complete assessments on patients throughout the hospital who have psychiatric issues, and offer support to nursing staff as needed.  

    Responsibilities
    Primary focus will be on the Crisis Management Unit for adult and geriatric population of patients.  Effectively communicate and collaborate with an interdisciplinary team.  Assess, schedule, and provide brief therapeutic counseling sessions (individual, family, couples).  Design and provide therapeutic groups and classes to promote mental health wellness.   Advocate for mental health wellness through education for staff and community.  Schedule will include some weekends.  

    Qualifications
    A.  Masters degree in social work, counseling, psychology or a related field.
    B.  State licensure and reimbursable by third party payers.
    C.  Experience in health care setting desirable.  

    Closing Statement
    If you would like to be part of a winning team with a great future, please apply with us. We are proud to be considered the hospitals of choice throughout Kentucky and are seeking qualified individuals for the positions listed.  You may apply online at www.baptisthealthkentucky.com or email Lindsey.Higginbotham@bhsi.com.


    Posted 5/28/2015

    Therapist/LCSW-Behavioral Health Services

    Clark Memorial Hospital Jeffersonville, IN

    Job Description

    Sometimes the best things are right in your own community. That's what we believe at Clark Memorial Hospital. We have a commitment to technical excellence and outstanding physicians and staff, but we also believe healthcare goes beyond science.

    If you consider yourself professional, responsible and compassionate, then we want to talk to you.

    As one of the Top 10 "Best Places to Work in Indiana" named by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, we believe in doing more for you and our patients


    Therapist/LCSW- Behavioral Health Services

    The qualified candidate for this Therapist position will possess:

    • Experience working on an acute stabilization unit.
    • Experience with partial hospitalization program in mental health setting preferred.
    • Experience in growing a gero-psychiatric unit, assessment and dc planning, groups.


    And will:

    • Provide group psychotherapy in outpatient setting.
    • Provide psycho-educational groups, collateral contacts, and do initial assessments and discharge planning for inpatient unit.
    • Attend internal and external professional training.
    • Provide leadership, direction and participates in teamwork with other staff members as needed for safety, care, and conflict resolution

    Patient age group: Adult (18-64 yrs) & Geriatric (65+ yrs)

    Education Required: Masters Degree in Social Work with Indiana LCSW (or eligible)

    ***Applicant MUST be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to be considered for this position.

    Job Requirements

    Education Required:

    • Masters Degree in Social Work with Indiana LCSW (or eligible)

    Contact Information:

    Joanie Pruneski

    email:  joanie.pruneski@clarkmemorial.org

     

     

     

    Posted 5/21/2015

    Villas of Guerin Woods

    Director of Social Services

    The Villas of Guerin Woods is currently seeking a Director of Social Services in a 10 bed Assisted Living and 50 bed Skilled Nursing Facility. Job responsibilities include:

    Working with Elders in a person centered culture

    • Assessments of Elders psychosocial needs and development of a care plan
    • Assisting Elders to exercise their rights and promoting the continuance of relationships with the family and community
    • Coordination of discharge planning back into the community

    Qualifications include a bachelor’s or an advanced degree in social work or a degree in the human services field.

    Qualified candidates please submit resume to:

    Marianne Keller M.S.S.W.

    The Villas of Guerin Woods

    1002 Sister Barbara Way

    Georgetown, Indiana 47122

    E-mail mkeller@pssmsi.org


    Posted 5/14/2015

    Recovery Care is recruiting Quality Companions/Coaches

    Recovery Care assists clients with Acquired Brain Injury to enjoy life to the fullest.  Our services are designed to develop, maintain and maximize the client's independent functions in self-care, phyisical and emotional growth, socialization, communication, and vocational skills to achieve objectives of improved health and welfare.  We assist the client with establishing and maintaining a residence in the community.  We work with clients individually and will soon be working in groups in our Adult Day Center "Without Walls” program.  Duties and responsibilities include:

    • Companionship
    • Assistance with maintaining personal care
    • Encouraging therapies
    • Socialization
    • Meal Planning and Prep
    • Group Activities

    Flexible schedules!  $10-13 per hour.  Contact Recovery Care 502-690-2667.  Or e-mail a resume to drichey125@gmail.com Addressed to Diane Richey, Recruiter.


    Posted 5/14/2015

    NNI Resource Center

    Social Worker

    Click here for job description

     


    Posted 5/14/2015

    Kentucky Voices for Health

    Executive Director

    Click for job posting: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/a4c247a98254d1c059c850555/files/KVH_Exec_Director_Job_Posting_May_2015.pdf


    Posted 5/13/2015

    Temporary Enrollment Specialist

    Office Address: 1519 Gardiner Lane, Suite B, Louisville, KY 40218

    Overview
    Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The Kentuckiana agency has over 40 years of proven success in creating and nurturing friendships between adults and children.

    One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference.

    Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on America's youth, schools, and communities.

    That's obviously true for the children we serve. But it's also true within our organization. We need talented and passionate people. We are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. We recognize how our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

    We strive to create a friendly and effective workplace through a climate of mutual respect, challenging work, close supervisory support, autonomy, and a favorable work-life fit. We offer a flexible work schedule designed to make employees more successful at work and at home, with generous leave time, a liberal policy for new parents, including an on-site nursery for children up to four months of age, and even pet-friendly policies.

    In 2010, Greater Louisville, Inc. awarded our agency the Small Business of the Year Award and the Innovation/Technology Utilization Award. Also in 2010, we received the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.

    Job Skills/Requirements
    This is a temporary position that will be approximately 30 hours per week up to 8 weeks as needed. Essential to the BBBS brand, the primary function of this position is to provide high-level customer service in response to all customer and stakeholder inquiries and leads, and ensure that volunteers and children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment when utilizing BBBS standards and practices.

    Performance Measures: The successful incumbent will produce positive outcomes in the following areas: volunteer yield and processing time; youth yield; youth/parent processing time, customer satisfaction, and quality ratings in customer relations processing leading to high match retention.
    Responsibilities include;

    1. All customer and stakeholder contacts are marked by an atmosphere of engagement and motivation.
    2. Send forms or program information as needed to volunteers, families or school administrators.
    3. Collaborate with other service delivery staff to ensure smooth transition among functions.
    4. Respond to all volunteer and parental calls regarding their enrolled status (or that of their children). Insure that all such inquiries receive prompt and informative response.
    5. Respond to all calls requesting general information; communicating basic information, flexibility and volunteer choice.
    6. Persistently and accurately track and maintain recurring contact with potential volunteers and families who have not yet begun the enrollment process.
    7. Enter all inquiries and pertinent data into database, ensuring accuracy and timelines of information systems.
    8. Conduct volunteer enrollments including: individual orientations, child safety education, interviews, and completion of any other enrollment processes. Assess the necessity of home visits and complete as indicated.
    9. Conduct client enrollments including: parent/child interviews, child safety education and enrollment processes. Assess and refer families for alternative or additional services as needed.
    10. Ensure a high-level of proficiency and skill in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function. Identify child safety issues for volunteers, children and their families.
    11. Review and follow-up on references as necessary to gain additional data to complete the assessment process.
    12. Conduct volunteer and client reassessments/updates as indicated.
    13. Identify and eliminate any barriers interfering with the completion of the enrollment process.
    14. Review all enrollment information and assessments and make recommendations for participation in the program based on this information. Assess and apply factors contributing to successful match. Effectively align volunteer interests and qualifications with service options of agency. Consult with other service delivery staff and/or supervisor as appropriate.
    15. Determine matches and facilitate match meetings. Accommodate volunteer and family schedules.
    16. Assess and provide for individual training needs, information and support needs for each match participant to assure a positive youth development experience for the child, and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer
    17. Support Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Metro United Way, and other agency fundraising initiatives as necessary to maintain the growth of the agency.

    Additional Information/Benefits
    Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social services, human resources or related field.

    Salary Range: $16.00 per hour, approximately 30 hours/week for up to 8 weeks.

    Experience working with both child and adult populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred. Must have car, valid driver's license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.

    Routine office environment.  Flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends to meet customer needs. Travel required to local communities, schools and neighborhoods.

    Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

    To apply, please contact:

    Melissa Gordon

    Human Resources Manager

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, Inc.


    Posted 5/13/2015

    LifeSpring Health Systems

    Full-Time Therapist Position in the Madison Office

    • New expanding position: Opening for a full-time therapist who will work with children, adolescents, families, and a smaller percentage of adults in Jefferson County. Interest and experience working with children and adolescents preferred. Opportunities to provide counseling to children in the office, schools, home, and community and to establish professional relationships with others within Jefferson County.

    Come join a growing dynamic and supportive team. Flexible schedule may be offered. Must have a Master’s in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field. MSSW; LCSW preferred; Must be licensed and/or licensed eligible in the state of Indiana. Will provide individual, family, and group therapy for individuals in the Madison, IN, area.

    Please send resume to 1405 Bear Street; Madison, IN 47250,

    ATTN: April or email April.Frieske@lifespringhealthsystems.org.


    Posted 5/13/2015

    POSITION TITLE :              Psych. Rehab. Counselor                              PAY GRADE: $10/hour

    SITE:      All Sites                                                                                EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non

    REPORTING TO:  Program Coordinator (PC)/        FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE?  no

    Assistant Program Coordinator (APC)

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  High School degree or equivalent; BA preferred

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Preferred for persons with Bachelor's degrees in related fields, required for those with HS degrees

    SPECIAL SKILLS / OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    *             CPR/First Aid Certification

    *             Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI) training

    *             Documentation training

    *             TB test annually

    *             Hepatitis B Vaccination

    *             Suicide Prevention

    *             Communicable Diseases and Universal Precautions

    *             Fire Safety

    *             Other training as applicable

    JOB DESCRIPTION / JOB FACTORS:

    General

    *             Provide for the safety, support and well being of residents as stated in Resident Dignity Policy and Wellspring Mission Statement.

    *             Maintain integrity and security of the facility and property consistent with Environment of Care Standards (ECS).

    *             Provide supportive counseling and crisis intervention consistent with program objectives, goals, and philosophy.

    *             Advise and consult with on-call staff when appropriate (refer to Clinical and House On-Call protocol).

    *             Maintain knowledge of resident status including:  appointments, activities, destinations, departure and/or return times.

    *             Review progress log at the beginning of each shift, documenting a progress log entry on each resident per shift (refer to logging guidelines).

    *             Remain informed regarding resident mental and physical status.

    *             Complete shift change protocol with incoming staff.

    Resident Support

    *             Supervise self administration of medication to include the following:  Ensure proper medication regimen, problem solve with residents who are self-monitoring, provide information about medications to residents as appropriate, alert program coordinator of medications running low, log medication monitoring activities.

    *             Provide general skills training with residents regarding chores, kitchen tasks, medication, laundry, grooming, and other living skills.

    *             Monitor completion of chores to ensure cleanliness of house during shift, provide assistance and training as necessary.

    *             Read and understand census board/contact notes at shift change.

    *             Assist Social Worker with resident support, which may include transportation and skills training.

    *             Facilitate/lead groups and assist client in attending outside groups (site specific).

    *             Facilitate resident social interaction.

    Attend all staff/treatment team meetings.

    SPECIAL COMPENSATION PROVISION:  None

    Employee is expected to attend staff meeting, 1st  Wednesday of each month 5-7pm

    Please send resume to Janay.Mitchell@Wellspringky.org