Social Work Specialist Senior (LICSW) or Social Work Specialist (LSW)
Fergus Falls, MN
Social Work Specialist Senior (LICSW)
Social Work Specialist Senior: $25.72 - $37.90 /hourly; $53,703 - $79,135 /annually
Social Work Specialist: $22.92 - $33.62 /hourly; $47,857 - $70,199 /annually
This posting will be used to fill two vacancies available in either Alexandria, MN or Fergus Falls, MN.
The Fergus Falls vacancy is being posted at both the Social Worker Specialist Sr. and Social Work Specialist levels. Only one vacancy will be filled, and the classification will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications.
Our Community Behavioral Health Hospitals (CBHH) in Fergus Falls and Alexandria have openings for talented social workers to provide integrated health care and social services to patients, plus clinical oversight to staff as assigned. The CBHH is a small inpatient psychiatric facility providing rapid assessment and stabilization for adults experiencing an acute mental health episode. These are full-time positions that work a rotating schedule and are eligible for full insurance benefits. Join our team as a State of Minnesota employee!
Working in conjunction with another social work professional at the facility, participate in assessment and screening of individuals, as well as the design, implementation, and evaluation of treatment plans. Provide psychosocial education to patients and families. Coordinate proactive discharge planning and referrals. Establish productive relationships and act as primary liaison with community providers, such as county case managers, local law enforcement and safety personnel, and staff from area hospitals and behavioral health centers. Participate in ongoing consultation and collaboration as an active member of the treatment team.
The State of Minnesota offers an excellent employee benefits package, including low-cost medical and dental insurance with affordable dependent coverage, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Social Work Specialist Senior minimum qualifications:
To qualify, you must be licensed to practice social work in the state of Minnesota at the Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) level.
Social Work Specialist minimum qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice social work in the state of Minnesota, plus satisfy one of the following combinations of licensure and experience:
Licensed Social Worker (LSW); AND have a minimum of 3 years professional, post-licensure social work experience.
Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW); OR Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW); OR Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) AND Have a minimum of 18 months professional, post-licensure social work experience.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.