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Social Work Fellowship Director (LCSW)

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Job Title Social Work Fellowship Director (LCSW) Location Danville, PA Job Category Wellbeing Services, Social Work Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Central Region Outpatient Psychology Team Date posted 08/31/2022 Job ID R-35079

Job Summary

Geisinger is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with experience in clinical supervision and teaching to oversee Geisinger’s new 2-year social work fellowship program. The program is positioned to become a Graduate Medical Education (GME) supported training program alongside medical and psychology residency and fellowship programs. Fellows in our program have the opportunity to develop clinical competencies across a variety of populations and clinical settings, including pediatric and adult Primary Care Behavioral Health, general outpatient behavioral health, telemedicine, Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), and several integrated medical specialty clinics.

Job Duties

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop faculty and oversee quality of clinical supervision and teaching
  • Recruit, onboard, and evaluate social work fellow performance
  • Coordinate clinical rotation experiences
  • Partner with Psychology, Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine training programs to share didactic, faculty, and educational resources
  • Work with faculty to achieve CSWE accreditation
  • Engage in clinical supervision and teaching directly with social work fellows

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

*The program director will have .4 FTE (2 days per week) dedicated to this administrative and supervisory role. The remaining time will be spent in direct clinical practice within their area of expertise.

*Previous leadership experience preferred but not required. Applicants must be licensed or license-eligible in Pennsylvania and have five years of experience as a clinical social worker within the last 10 years to be eligible for this position.

*Geisinger offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare benefits all starting day one of employment! This includes medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage. We also offer up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement and 5% contribution to your retirement plan. In addition, LCSWs at Geisinger receive $2,500 and 10 paid days for continuing education in addition to the PTO they accrue.

Education

Master's Degree-Social Work (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Default Issuing Body

Skills

Psychotherapy; Teamwork; Healthcare Industry; Health Care Policy And Ethics Compliance; Behavioral Therapy Management; Assessment And Diagnosis; Patients Rights

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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