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April 7


Job Title: Instructor-Field Assistant, Social Work Program
About JSU

Located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, Jacksonville State University was established in 1883 as a state teachers college and has grown into a public, comprehensive university with the highest percentage of accredited programs of any regional university in Alabama.JSUis accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 110 areas of study. A student-centered university,JSUseeks to employ diverse individuals who embrace its motto, “Friendliest Campus in the South,” by providing outstanding customer service and support. Want to join theJSUFamily? Learn more at
www.jsu.edu/hr


Position is: New
If Faculty, Tenure-Track: Non Tenure
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and budget
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Social Work Program
Job Summary:

Jacksonville State University (JSU) seeks applicants for a nine (9) month instructor-Field Assistant position working within theBSWandMSWprogram in the Department of Sociology and Social Work. TheBSWprogram is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and prepares undergraduate students for entry-level generalist social work practice. TheMSWprogram is in Candidacy withCSWEandSACSCOC.

Essential Functions:

• This position is responsible for instructional work to facilitate student comprehension and application of the knowledge, values and skills for the social work profession that contribute to the development of mature, competent and responsible professionals in society and to provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day and evening.
• Position requires teaching courses within the social work program on campus in a traditional classroom setting, hybrid courses and online courses.
• This position requires development and implementation of a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university,SACSandCSWEaccreditation, as well as state study and curriculum guides.
• In order to maximize student achievement, faculty should be able to assess student abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives.
• The instructor should be able to manage the behaviors of learners in the classroom and participate in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus.
• Faculty communicate to students (either in writing or verbally) instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
• The instructor actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.
• The individual must exhibit a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities.
• Participation in professional growth and development is required.
• Faculty document student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.
• The instructor agrees to participate in extracurricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the college, including service on committees.
• Participation and membership to educational/professional associations (related to social work education and practice) is expected.
• Student attendance registers are kept according toJSUpolicy.
• Conducting supervision of students in field placement settings requires the ability to drive independently short and long distances.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
• Leadership, supervision, management, teaching, and strong written and verbal skills are required, as well as knowledge of
• Best practices in social work field education
• Section 504,IDEA1997 amendments and theADAfor transition and employment
• Microsoft Office and course and learning management software (Word, Excel, Statistical Packages, Blackboard, Internet)
Skills:
• exceptional problem-solving skills
• a passion for working with undergraduate and graduate students in higher education is essential
Ability to:
• establish and maintain effective relationships with students and peers
• development and maintenance of relationships with regional service providers
• teach undergraduate and/or graduate social work courses
• advise students
• serve on committees at the program, department, and university level, and fulfilling field practicum liaison role.
• manage multiple demands and responsibilities
• recruit and train field instructors
• coordinate student application and placement processes, monitor student competency in the field, train faculty liaisons and maintain field documents

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
• Master of Social Work Degree from aCSWEaccredited graduate program
• A Minimum of five (5) years post-masters social work direct practice experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master of Social Work Degree from aCSWEaccredited graduate program with a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from aCSWEaccredited program
• Knowledge of the Council on Social Work Education accreditation process and experience in working with an accredited social work program
• License eligibility, teaching experience in higher education and direct practice experience in rural or non-urban areas

Specific information for the job posting:

Primary teaching duties include undergraduate courses in social work. Primary field placement activities include assessing current placement settings, developing new placement settings, conducting student/field supervisor on-site meetings, assisting with student field placements, including admission to field, field orientation meetings, and updating field placement procedures.

Work Hours:

Traditional 9-month contract with strong possibility of a summer contract.

April 1 

Social Worker BSW FT - (MT19459)
Job Requisition ID: MT19459
Job Title: Social Worker BSW FT
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Alabaster, AL
Post Date: 03/29/2017
Job Description:

SOCIAL WORKER (BSW)


PRIMARY FUNCTION
The Social Worker’s (BSW) primary function is to provide psychosocial support to the patient/family unit based on an assessment that identifies the needs, goals, interventions and services indicated accordance with the established plan of care and to utilize professional training and personal judgment in monitoring the psychosocial assessment process.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Performs psychosocial assessments, case management, education and ongoing evaluation of patients and families.
• Completes comprehensive psychosocial assessments within 5 days. Maintains an appropriate clinical record, completing documentation by the next business day.
• Develops a written plan of care to provide information and direction to other interdisciplinary team members regarding the provision of social work services.
• Participates in the team decision to admit and/or discharge patients to hospice services.
• Assists with discharge planning by coordinating and ensuring that the plan is followed.
• Provides social work expertise regarding changes to the patient’s level of care.
• Documents all findings, needs, problems, measurable goals, plans, interventions, and patient responses in the clinical record.
• Communicates plans and changes to the physician and other members of the interdisciplinary team through the care plan, coordination notes, and participation in IDG meetings.
• Provides casework/evaluation and service management of patients requiring information about, or monitoring of:
o Family relationships;
o Meaning of illness to the patient and his/her family;
o Cultural and spiritual attitudes in relationship to illness;
o Long Term Care Planning – including process for placement;
o Advanced care planning expertise.
• Monitors safety of patient environment, including following reporting policy regarding possible abuse/neglect and suicide, ability of patient and family to adjust to the care of the patient in the home; and, the financial impact of patient’s illness upon the family.
• Demonstrates teamwork and effective communication to accomplish patient, team and Curo goals.
• Shares areas of expertise and initiates interdisciplinary referrals including community outreach regarding end of life care issues.
• Educates team members and patient’s families about community resources and how to access them appropriately
• May negotiate and represent patients/families regarding community resources
• Represents patients/families in request for benevolent funds from Curo Foundation.
• Participates in training and in-service education and leads training modules relating to SW role in hospice process. This includes training/mentoring of newly hired social workers to include orientation, policy, standards and process review.
• Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the ongoing quality improvement process.
• Acts as the field placement supervisor for social work students including the day-to-day supervision, evaluation, project management and communication/coordination with the university’s field placement coordinator.
• Works under the supervision of a Master of Social Worker per state and Curo policy.
• May participate in the on-call rotation to deal with admissions, deaths and crises management.
• Performs other activities as assigned.
• Consistently promotes company’s core values.
• Completes required Curo annual training.


QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE School.
• Experience: One year experience as a Social Worker in a healthcare and/or hospice setting is required; three to five years preferred.
• Licenses, Certifications and/or Registration:
o Licensure as required by the state in which the hospice is located.
o CPR Certification
o Current automobile insurance and valid driver’s license
• Equipment/Tools/Work-Aids: Must be able to operate computer, facsimile equipment, copier and cell phone/beeper. Must have and maintain transportation to be used for work.
• Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of terminally ill patients and their families along with understanding of hospice and the psychosocial dynamics of illness, loss, and death; ability to apply knowledge of the special needs of hospice patient and families; knowledge of roles of all disciplines providing hospice services; knowledge of community resources; good oral and written communication skills; documentation management
• Personal Traits, Qualities and Aptitudes: Sensitivity to the impact of life and death issues faced by individuals with terminal illness; tact in dealing with these patients and their families; ability to support others at a time of crisis; ability to cope with the stress of repeated loss. Must be able to demonstrate flexibility by performing a variety of tasks, often changing from one to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Communicate effectively with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Responsible functioning in the work place, maturity, cooperation, flexibility, tact in dealing with co-workers and all members of the hospice team.
• Working Conditions: Patient’s homes and/or institutional setting and automobile travel. Potential exposure to infections, communicable diseases, odors, blood, excreta and hazardous materials.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested by individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions.
• Exchange information and communicate verbally and by written word
• Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English
• Demonstrate active listening skills
• Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
• Ambulate on rough surfaces and climb stairs
• Endure long periods of driving
• Stand, walk and/or sit for extended periods of time
• Lift or move up to 25 lbs

STANDARDS
• Maintains high standards of integrity and business ethics.
• Abides by company rules, policies and procedures, and applicable laws and regulations.
• Conducts self in an honest, ethical manner.
• Reports promptly any suspected violation of compliance standards via the open door policy.
April 1 

Clinical Social Worker

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Job Information

 

Job Information

 

Job Title Clinical Social Worker
Job Grade 23
Category New listings , Professional/ Managerial listings
Term of Employment
Jurisdiction / Salary Ranges

Jefferson County
http://www.pbjcal.org/employment/schedules.aspx

Job Open Date 04/02/2017
Job Close Date 04/17/2017
Purpose of Recruitment

To create a hiring register to fill position vacancies within the Merit System of Jefferson County.

Necessary Qualifications

• Licensed as anLCSW(Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in the state of Alabama.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience providing substance abuse, grief therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, etc. to patients in a clinical environment.

Examples of Duties

• Conducts intake of new patients/clients to collect background information, determine psychosocial status, establish medical treatment history, and identify needed treatments and/or services.
• Counsels patients/clients using a variety of methods and therapies specific to the needs and situation of the patient/client.
• Prepares individualized treatment plan or case management plan tailored to patient/client needs.
• Implements hospital discharge or case management plan and monitors patient/client progress on benchmarks and the general well-being of the patient/client within the context of family, community, workplace, the legal system, and other relevant factors.
• Procures resources and services specified in the case management and/or hospital discharge plan.
• Performs administrative functions to ensure proper documentation, efficient scheduling, accurate billing and collection of fees, and compliance with standards established by oversight agencies (e.g, Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Medicaid/Medicare, grant programs).
• Engages in professional development activities in order to stay abreast of advancements and best practices, peer-reviewed research, legal and policy issues that impact services, and to meet professional continuing education requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services specifications for various certifications and authorizations used by the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
• Knowledge of the signs and symptoms of drug/alcohol abuse and addiction as they relate to the needs, attitudes and behavioral problems of the abuser.
• Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of social work as they apply to crisis intervention.
• Knowledge of the types of mental illnesses and disorders and their characteristics (or behavioral patterns) that typically occur in individuals.
• Knowledge of techniques involved in gathering, compiling, reporting information about programs, projects, policies and outcomes.
• Knowledge of psychological concepts of human behavior to effectively perform meetings, give recommendations, and conduct interviews.
• Knowledge of the application of mental health, psychological, or human development principles, through cognitive, affective, behavioral or systemic intervention strategies, to address wellness, personal growth, or career development, as well as pathology.
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to the ethical practice of social work relating to case management, assisting with case plans and service provisions, and allocation of resources for clients.
• Skill in maintaining a positive working relationship through comfortable and appropriate interpersonal interaction.
• Skill in verbally delivering information in a clear and concise manner to an audience.
• Skill in working through differences in goals or interests with an individual/group.
• Skill in using psycho-therapeutic techniques.
• Ability to strategically plan activities to achieve short or long term goals designed to achieve overall mission.
• Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing to a variety of audiences in a clear, concise, and organized manner, free from spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.
• Ability to facilitate group discussion to elicit information relevant to the topic at hand.

Examination Process

Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications may be invited to participate in the examination process. Details of the examination process will be communicated to qualified applicants at a later date.

Examination Results

Applicants will be notified of their results by mail and/or email. Applicants’ final scores will determine their position on the hiring register, and the position (or rank) may be subject to change in the event that new names are added to the register due to subsequent administrations of the examination. Once established, the hiring register may be used to meet personnel staffing needs in any jurisdiction served by the Personnel Board of Jefferson County.

Special Accommodations

Persons requiring special conditions to accommodate a disability when
completing the application should contact the Personnel Board at
205-279-3500 before the announcement closing date.


Qualified applicants who believe they will need reasonable accommodation
in the examination process should complete and submit an Accommodation
Request Form. You may obtain an Accommodation Request Form by
contacting ourADAOmbudsperson at ADAO@pbjcal.org, or by accessing the
“Request for Accommodation” form through the following website:http://www.pbjcal.org/forms/AccommodationForm.pdf.

Fringe Benefits

Employee benefits differ among the municipalities, agencies, and jurisdictions that are part of the Merit System of Jefferson County and administer their own fringe benefits programs. You may ask about employee benefits at the time of interview. Following are representative benefits only:

  • Group medical insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation – regular employees accrue vacation leave at the following rates:
    0-12 years of service, 1 day per month
    12-25 years of service, 1.5 days per month
    25+ years of service, 2 days per month
  • Paid sick leave – regular employees accumulate one day of sick leave for each full calendar month of employment
  • Injury with pay leave
  • Pension plan
  • Deferred compensation – this voluntary plan permits employees to defer up to 25% of gross income, up to a maximum of $8,500 of earnings on a pre-tax basis
  • Credit union – provides a variety of savings and investment accounts to its members

     

  • Medical Examinations

    A medical examination (which may include drug testing) may be required
    prior to appointment to a regular position.

    Appointment

    Vacancies that occur in Merit System municipalities, agencies, and jurisdictions are filled from eligible registers in accordance with the Enabling Act of the State of Alabama. When vacancies occur, lists of eligible candidates from the appropriate registers are sent to the requesting hiring authorities. The responsibility for all hiring decisions resides with the municipalities, agencies, or jurisdictions in which the vacancies exist.

    Character Investigation

    Successful applicants may be subject to verification of credentials and qualifications and to background investigations, including, but not limited to, criminal histories.

    Probationary Period

    New employees must satisfactorily complete a one (1) year probationary period before permanent status is attained.

    Salaries

    All salaries stated are based on present information and are subject to change. Actual salaries offered must be within the established range, and are commensurate with experience, available budget, and jurisdictional/Board policy considerations.

    Equal Opportunity

    The Personnel Board of Jefferson County (Personnel Board) provides a public personnel system based on merit principles. The Personnel Board strives for the constant improvement of the public service by employing and developing the best qualified persons available. The Personnel Board provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or genetics. 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. Employment decisions are made by the Merit System municipality or governmental agency in which the position exists. Each Merit System municipality, agency, or jurisdiction administers its own equal employment opportunity programs in compliance with applicable state and/or federal laws and regulations.


    April 1

     

    Instructor - Social Work - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

    (0810513)

    Categories

    Detailed Job Description

     

    The University of Alabama School of Social Work invites applications for one renewable instructor faculty position. The position is a nine-month, full time, 1.0 FTE academic appointment scheduled to begin August 16, 2017. Duties include teaching (online and face-to-face), participating in funded research opportunities, advising, serving on school committees and coordinating special community and or administrative projects (e.g., agency partnerships; newly approved Continuing Education Program).

    We seek a talented and innovative faculty who has special expertise in one or more of the following areas: administrative experience in conference or workshop planning related to Continuing Education; knowledge or teaching experience in the field of non-profit management; strong clinical background in behavioral and or mental health field conducive to teaching courses on Psychopathology (DSM 5). Applicants should demonstrate potential for obtaining funded research.

    The University of Alabama
    School of Social Work

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Instructor
    (One faculty position effective 8/16/2017)

    Position Summary
    The University of Alabama School of Social Work invites applications for one renewable instructor faculty position. The position is a nine-month, full time, 1.0 FTE academic appointment scheduled to begin August 16, 2017. Duties include teaching (online and face-to-face), participating in funded research opportunities, advising, serving on school committees and coordinating special community and or administrative projects (e.g., agency partnerships; newly approved Continuing Education Program).

    We seek a talented and innovative faculty who has special expertise in one or more of the following areas: administrative experience in conference or workshop planning related to Continuing Education; knowledge or teaching experience in the field of non-profit management; strong clinical background in behavioral and or mental health field conducive to teaching courses on Psychopathology (DSM 5). Applicants should demonstrate potential for obtaining funded research.

    Minimum Qualifications
    We are seeking applicants who hold a Masters in Social Work with a minimum of two years post-Master’s experience. Applicants from related fields will be considered. We are strongly invested in recruiting colleagues who, in their practice and teaching experience, demonstrate knowledge of and sensitivity to the needs of culturally diverse and underrepresented populations and communities, as well as a commitment to social justice. Applicants should have an interest and expertise in reaching our diverse student body through online and face-to-face instruction and advising.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Applicants with a PhD are preferred.

    School of Social Work
    The University’s School of Social Work, established in 1966, has an accomplished faculty of 23 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 10 full-time teaching (instructor) faculty and 19 dedicated professional and support staff. The School has a long-standing internship program in Washington, DC and international initiatives in locations including China, Brazil, Hong Kong, Mexico, and soon Cuba. The school enjoys good relationships with federal, state and local social service, health, and educational agencies and institutions. We have a strong and vibrant alumni community.

    Faculty instructors have excellent support for research and teaching, a School of Social Work Office of Research, in-house librarian, and opportunities to work with nationally-prominent research colleagues. In 2017, the School will occupy a newly-renovated historical building, centrally located on campus with state-of-the-art computing equipment and multi-media classrooms. For more information, please visit the School’s website: socialwork.ua.edu

    The University of Alabama 
    The University is located in a vibrant, energetic college community in the center of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Located on 1,000 acres of tree-lined pathways, it is among the most beautiful campuses in the country. The University of Alabama has an enrollment of more than 37,000 students. Founded in 1831, it is the state’s oldest public university and the state’s flagship university. In recent years, it has achieved impressive growth in student enrollment and research funding. The University is ranked as a “higher” (R2) research university according to Carnegie rankings, and the School of Social Work is ranked as one of the top 50 schools of social work in the United States according to the 2016 US News and World Report.

    The Community
    The city of Tuscaloosa is located along the banks of the Black Warrior River in west central Alabama. Approximately 200,000 people live in or near the Tuscaloosa metropolitan area. Our community offers good quality of life including low crime rates, affordable housing, and excellent recreational opportunities. Residents are within easy driving distance to other fine cities and regions, such as Birmingham, Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, and the Great Smoky Mountains.

    Compensation
    Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Compensation includes a benefits package with healthcare, reduced tuition rates and retirement. Summer teaching opportunities are available for additional compensation.

    Application Process
    We invite applications from well-qualified individuals who meet the minimum qualifications. The School strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color and members of other underrepresented groups.

    Please submit the following documents to: http://facultyjobs.ua.edu

    • Letter of interest (in your cover letter, please address how your application meets the minimum and preferred qualifications, your research agenda, and your interest in teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Names and contact information for THREE references

    Timeline

    Review of applications begins December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

    Inquiries 
    Confidential inquiries may be directed to:
    Ms. Allison Curington, Instructor and Director, Field Education Program; Chair, Search Committee,
    The University of Alabama School of Social Work,
    Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0314;
    amcurington@sw.ua.edu

    The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. Reasonable accommodation in the application and interview process may be requested by contacting Ms. Curington.

    Please visit our websites for additional information about the School of Social Work, www.socialwork.ua.edu, and The University of Alabama, www.ua.edu.



    Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

    The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

     

    http://www.ua.edu/
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    March 20
    March 17

    Auburn University 

    Assistant Clinical Professor (Social Work Program)

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

    NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF THE ANNUAL SECURITY AND FIRE SAFETY REPORT Auburn University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the AU Department of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) website at http://www.auburn.edu/campussafety.

    If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the DPSS at 543 West Magnolia Avenue or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (334) 844-2207.

    The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. They also contain information about fire statistics in AU Residence Halls and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Auburn; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

    This information is required by law and is provided by AU Department of Public Safety and Security.


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    Posting Details

     

    Position Information

     

     

    Job Title Assistant Clinical Professor (Social Work Program)
    Posting Number P0865F

    Position Summary Information

     

     

    Job Description Summary

    The Social Work Program within the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work at Auburn University invites applications for a non-tenure track, twelve-month renewable position at the Assistant Clinical Professor level starting August 1, 2017.The candidate’s primary teaching assignment will be within the BSW Program. In addition to teaching a 3-3-1 course load, the candidate will also be involved in field liaison activities and service to the department, college, and the academic and professional social work community. Additionally, the candidate should be committed to outreach within the social work profession.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Applicants must have a MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program, five years of professional, social work practice experience, and an LCSW or equivalent at the time of appointment.

    Desired Qualifications

    Candidates with university teaching experience, field liaison experience and those working in child welfare and/or health and mental health practice are encouraged to apply.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017.

    Posting Detail Information

     

     

    Open Date
    Close Date
    Open Until Filled Yes
    References required for this position? Yes
    If yes, minimum number requested 3

     

    Supplemental Questions

     

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • Advertisement/Publication
      • Website
      • Public Job Posting (AU faculty positions site)
      • Academic Conference
      • Agency Referral
      • Internal Job Posting
      • Personal Referral
      • Veterans Assistance Services (Veteran Job Boards, Military Base Services, State Vet Rep, etc.)
      • Disability Assistance Services (Disability Job Boards, ABLE Network, Voc-Rehab referral, etc.)
      • Other
    2. * Please enter the specifics for the option you selected above:

      (Open Ended Question)

     

    Optional & Required Documents

    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Documentation
    2. Transcripts
    March 6 

    Social Worker (MSW or BSW) - Emergency Department

    Location: Tuscaloosa
    Shift: Evenings
    Working Hours: Flexi Staff (less than 40 hours bi-weekly) ~ Non-benefited
    On Call Coverage: No
    Other Schedule Comments: Will accept MSW or BSW
    Full Time Equivalent: 0.4 (est. 32 hours bi-weekly)
    Posting End Date:

    Posting End Date Details: Posting will be removed from website at 12:01 AM on the date listed above. All applications must be received before the date listed above. If no Posting End Date is listed, then the posting will be removed when we receive a predetermined number of qualified applicants.

    Application to Similar Positions: Please apply to all positions for which you are interested and qualified. This may include multiple positions with similar titles or descriptions. Applicants will only be considered for the specific positions for which they apply.

    http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DCHSYSTEM&cws=1&rid=9563&source=Indeed.com+(Job+Posting)

    March 6 
    Go2U School Social Worker 
    Gateway 184 reviews - Birmingham, AL
    Be a game changer.Be a school social worker with Gateway.

    Gateway's Go2U program is Alabama's most experienced and effective solution for school-based mental health services. The method we developed more than 15 years ago is simple, but proven. When Gateway school therapists are accessible to children and parents in schools, we unlock the doors to student, family and community success. One Woodlawn resident said it best, "I have seen how Gateway school counseling is not only transforming families, but also my neighborhood."

    As Alabama's leader in family solutions and Birmingham's oldest nonprofit, Gateway is looking for a top-notch social worker for its Go2U School-Based Counseling program. We hire the best people, because the children and families we serve deserve nothing less. Every member of our team is a game changer, leader and innovator, dedicated to building strong families and stronger communities. There is no doubt you would be making a significant impact as a social worker for Gateway Go2U School-Based Counseling.

    Purpose and Mission:


    We are searching for an exemplary school-based social worker to join our team and work at the highest levels of quality, integrity, cultural competence, safety and enthusiasm for children and families. This individual will work in partnership with schools and teachers while engaging families in treatment and helping students develop skills for classroom success. As a Go2U social worker, you will provide case management services, coaching and instruction to unlock every child's potential.

    Outcomes:

    Our new school-based social worker should continue Go2U's legacy of significant improvements for student success. Thanks to premier social work services, schools should see the following:
    • Increased family attendance and participation in school events/meetings
    • Increased participation in family therapy

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Social Work or Psychology or related human-services degree
    • Three years of related experience
    • Experience with community-based services, such as in-home services or schools

    Position Specific Competencies:

    • Ability to coach teachers on managing challenging classroom behavior
    • Knowledgable and skilled in trauma-informed care
    • Familiarity with TF-CBT concepts
    • Proven success with teacher, student and family engagement
    • Extensive familiarity with and connections to a wide array of community resources
    • Strong commitment and dedication to student success in Title I schools

    Values:


    Gateway hires the best people, because the children and families we serve deserve nothing less. Our team is a hardworking, ethical, diverse and courageous workforce of champions. We are game changers, leaders and innovators, dedicated to building strong families and stronger communities. Each team member is an exemplary professional and role model, working at the highest levels of quality, integrity, cultural competence, safety and enthusiasm. Our unique strengths combine in Gateway’s collaborative environment to produce world-class outcomes for those we serve.

    Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + 9 Paid Holidays

    About Gateway:

    Gateway is Alabama's leader in family solutions and Birmingham's oldest nonprofit. We are experts in building strong families, thus stronger communities through a variety of services. This year alone, our workforce of champions have produced proven results:
    • 107 Gateway families stayed together through counseling.
    • 57 children returned to their families.
    • 34 foster teens got a job.
    • Families in financial crises paid back $560,000 of debt.
    • 15 families kept their Homes through mortgage counseling.

    Up to the task? Apply today.

    February 24 
    Horizon Health  Mobile, AL 
    Full-time, Part-time

    Social Worker

    Job Description:

    Horizon Health, the national leader in the management of inpatientpsychiatricprograms, seeks afull time or part timeMaster's preparedSocial Workerfor our inpatient psychiatric program atMobile Infirmary Medical CenterinMobile, AL.

    Responsibilities include assessments, unit management, psychodiagnosis, treatment planning and discharge planning, as well as group, individual and family treatment.

    This position offers an excellent compensation package and career advancement.

    Job Requirements:

    The successful candidate must have Masters in Social work, a minimum of two years experience working with mental health programs, excellent clinical skills and preferably a current Alabama license (LCSW or LMSW preferred)

    To submit your resume, please click "Apply".

    Required education:

    • Master's

    Required experience:

    • working with mental health programs: 2 years

    Please review all application instructions before applying to Horizon Health.

    February 24

    Executive Director, NAMI Alabama

    Job Location: Montgomery, AL

    Job Status: Full Time

    Job Description:

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Alabama is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support, and advocacy organization of individuals living with mental illness, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other severe and persistent mental illnesses that affect the brain. NAMI Alabama is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.

    NAMI Alabama is currently looking for an Executive Director who will lead this organization in the areas of fiscal management; fund development and grant writing; public speaking; membership development; affiliate and NAMI on Campus Club development; education outreach; and, advocacy development for individuals with mental illness and their families.

    Job Responsibilities:

    To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of NAMI’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives.

     

    ¨      Works in concert with the Board, staff, and members to establish a strategic direction of the organization.

    ¨      Promotes awareness and visibility of the NAMI vision and direction at the state and local level.

    ¨      Works with the management staff to ensure effective development and implementation of personnel policies and benefits to ensure a positive and productive work environment.

    ¨      Brings together the various programs of the organization, coordinating across program areas to strengthen the work of each and to gain greater impact from better communication and sharing of resources and ideas.

    ¨      Creates and implements a comprehensive fundraising strategy for the organization, helping to expand philanthropic support for the organization through identification and cultivation of individual, foundation, corporate, and public sources of revenue.

    ¨      Plays a meaningful role in all aspects of donor relations.

    ¨      Implements the strategic goals and objectives of the organization with the Board President and enable the Board to fulfill its governance function;

    ¨      Reports directly to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organization.

    ¨      Assists in the recruitment, orientation, and training of new Board members.

    ¨      Works with the Board to develop strategic plans, policies, and priorities regarding programmatic direction and external relations, in coordination with other staff.

    ¨      Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and manages organization's resources within budgetary guidelines.

     

    How to Apply:

    Candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to: Attn: Jimmy Walsh, Board President, NAMI Alabama, 1401 I-85 Parkway, Suite A, Montgomery, AL  36106, or,

    e-mail, Ethel Green at ethel@namialabama.org.  For more information, please call

    334-396-4797.

     

    February 10

    Position Announcement
    - Clinical Coordinator
    Morgan County Child Advocacy Center
     801 Church Street, Suite 1
    P.O. Box 2006 Decatur, AL 35602

    The Morgan County Child Advocacy Center is currently seeking candidates for a full-time Clinical Coordinator position in Decatur, Alabama. A summary of the job description is located below. Resumes and cover letters may be sent to sgoggins@morgancountycac.org.

    The position requires an individual with excellent clinical skills. The Clinical Coordinator will facilitate weekly Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) group and individual case consultation sessions. The Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for auditing clinical documentation and ensuring that all clinicians maintain fidelity to the TF-CBT model. The Clinical Coordinator will have working knowledge of all Child Advocacy Center programs, including Victim Advocacy and Forensic Interviewing. The Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for scheduling monthly Forensic Interview Peer Reviews and maintaining necessary documentation. The Clinical Coordinator will provide assistance to the Executive Director with grant writing and grant reporting. The Clinical Coordinator will also be responsible for providing TF-CBT to clients and caregivers. The Clinical Coordinator will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with agencies and professionals who investigate crimes against children.

    Basic qualifications include a Master’s degree in social work or counseling. Licensure as a LICSW, LMSW, LPC, or ALC is required. Preference will be giving to fully licensed professionals. The position requires strong communication and organizational skills along with a willingness to work a moderately flexible schedule when necessary. The Morgan County Child Advocacy Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The Morgan County Child Advocacy Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Morgan County Child Advocacy Center does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin

     
    February 6, 2017 
    Licensed Clinical Social Worker 
    Psych On Site, Inc. - Selma, AL

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

    Job Title:Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

    Reports to:Psych On Site, Inc. Administrator (Manager, non-clinical purposes only)

    Job Summary:Provide professional, psycho-social assessments and psychotherapy counseling as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team at nursing home facilities.

    Direct Reports:None

    Travel: May be required

    Duties and Essential Functions:

    • Function as an essential member of the treatment team by providing professional, social services to residents and their families at nursing home facilities.
    • Work in collaboration with the psychologist/psychiatrist, nursing staff and other team members to contribute to the goal of providing integrated and focused quality health care services.
    • Collaborate in the development and implementation of an effective treatment plan and perform interventions according to this treatment plan and/or the nursing home policies.
    • Record treatment notes in medical charts according to industry standards and company policy.
    • Timely submit billing and copies of medical charts to appropriate parties and as requested.
    • Perform other assignments as needed.

    Qualifications:Current state license where the facility is located and requisite education and experience to perform the job duties.

    Required experience: Licensed Clinical Social Worker: 1 year

    Required experience:

    • Licensed Clinical Social Work: 1 year

    Apply Now

     

    February 6, 2017 

    Masters Social Worker 
    Camellia HealthcareDemopolis, AL 
    Part-time

    Camellia Hospice of Demopolis is seeking a Masters Social Worker for PRN hire.

    This is a UNIQUE opportunity with Camellia Home Health for a Masters Social Worker to join our growing and independent team! Responsibilities include:

    • Hospice social workers provide assistance to hospice patients and family in all aspects of daily life.
    • Social workers assist in obtaining necessary medical equipment and supplies, linkage to community resources and grief counseling.
    • Master's level social workers maybe required to supervise any bachelors/licensed social workers in their office.
    • Must have a Master's of Social Work with a current social work license in teh state of employment.

    Overview:Our employees think Camellia is a great place to work and it shows! We have been repeatedly honored on a national and regional basis as aBest Place to Work. Here are just a few of the many reasons why:

    • Camellia Healthcare has been family-owned and operated since 1974.
    • Camellia employs over 1,000 employees in four different states in the southeastern U.S.
    • At Camellia, our purpose is to make a positive difference in the lives we touch and the communities we serve.

    Some of our great benefits include:

    • Competitive compensation.
    • Continuing education opportunities.
    • Matching 401(k) plan.
    • Comprehensive insurance plans.
    • Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians.
    • Innovative bonus plan.
    • Company car program.

    Camellia is family caring for families.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Required education:

    • Bachelor's

    Required experience:

    • Social Work: 1 year

     
     
     

    »Apply Now

    Please review all application instructions before applying to Camellia Healthcare.

    Apply Now

     

     


     

    Posted: 12/3/15

     

    FT Sexual Assault Response Coordinator:  Provides information, support and advocacy to sexual assault victims and their families; makes presentations focusing on sexual assault and Rape Response services; assists in training volunteer rape response advocates;  serves as liaison for the Rape Response Program with other agencies;  increases visibility of CSNA/HELPline Rape Response services.  Flexibility is necessary as this position will require being on call and working nights and weekends.  Bachelors Required. Masters Level Education Preferred.

     

    Confidentiality, proof of reliable transportation, insurable through agency auto insurance as well as current auto insurance and a valid AL Drivers License a must for all positions.

    If you are interested, please send a resume to: syrhonda@csna.org by 12/10/15

     

    Posted: 12/3/15

     

    More Job Detail:
    Laura Maraman
    Phone: (334)725-3076

    Email:LAURA.MARAMAN@VA.GOV

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    Laura Maraman
    Phone: (334)725-3076

    Email:LAURA.MARAMAN@VA.GOV

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