Career Opportunities

Available Positions

 

Please note: Applications are only being accepted for the positions listed below.  Please do not submit an application if you are not qualified for the positions listed. Candidates that are selected for interviews will be contacted by Human Resources.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COUNSELOR/ SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR

(LISW, LISW-CP or LCSW Licensure)

This position requires working with the population served. Position provides direct services to selected patients and families through social casework and/or group work, providing anticipatory guidance as well as treatment of social health problems. Position is responsible for the assessment of patients that require mental health services which includes: providing direct patient care to assess their medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations and restrictions and potential for diagnosis, will establish a treatment program with specific goals determined according to the patient's capacity, document and record the patient's condition and educate patients and families. This position also will assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts psychosocial assessments related to mental health diagnoses to provide input to clinician.

  • Provides ongoing individual, family and group counseling services

  • Consults with medical provider for input and/or approval at each phase, related to implementation of individual treatment plans

  • Counsels clients individual or group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental or physical illness, poverty, unemployment or physical abuse

  • Counsel clients or patient with substance abuse/personal issues

  • Assists patients and their families in understanding and conforming to prescribed treatment(s)

  • Links patients and their families to required resources and services: provides basic casework services with follow-up as needed

  • Assess, plan, implement and follow up with appropriate intervention for each referred patient

  • Collects, organizes, analyzes data, inpatient records, progress reports, discharge summaries, treatment plans; makes recommendations for follow up care.

  • Provides social work services according to established program protocols. Maintains confidential counseling files and charts to quality management for review when requested

  • Keeps records of social work activities in accordance with professional and program standards with attention to the needs for data in relation to quality management, program planning and reporting. Prepares monthly progress reports and submits to the supervisor

  • Must hold all patient Protected Health Information and patient personal information in confidence

  • Obtain continuing education to remain up to date in field

  • Position will require the ability to travel to all FCHC offices as necessary to see patients

 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Licensure: Current licensure in South Carolina required as a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-CP preferred) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) that is in the process of obtaining LISW.

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work from a program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting body for social work programs is required.

  • Minimum of two years post-masters experience.

  • Counseling experience related to assessment and treatment of Axis I disorders and substance abuse disorders

  • Initiative and stamina to work independently as well as with others.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly in written and oral form in English (ability to speak and read Spanish is a huge plus).

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Knowledge of communication resources and referral procedures

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective networking relationships with community agencies.

  • Working knowledge of federal/state/local laws and regulations regarding eligibility for services.

  • Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license to travel between office locations as necessary.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.  

​​​Please complete the employment application and submit it along with a resume to hr@myfchc.org.  An application must be completed entirely. Please do not put "see resume" in the work history, otherwise, the application is considered incomplete and cannot be considered. 

 

 

 

Foothills Community Health Care provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foothills Community Health Care is accepting online applications only (no walk-ins, please) for the positions listed below. We offer our employees medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as flexible spending, 403b retirement plan, company paid life insurance, and a generous paid time off and holiday package.