Behavioral Health Social Worker

  • Requisition ID: 164646
  • Department: 200319 Alert Team
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Professionals
Position Purpose

This position provides clinical services to persons who have personal or interpersonal behavioral health and/or addiction problems. The incumbent in this position provides optimal patient care utilizing knowledge and skills within the context of the therapeutic process. This person is responsible for delivering problem focused, recovery oriented services to individuals, couples, families, and groups, and for meeting regulatory guidelines/standards.

Nature and Scope

The incumbent in this position must be able to work interdependently within a team framework and demonstrate an effective range of behavioral health clinical treatment skills. The person must be able to use sound clinical judgment and demonstrate competency in group and individual therapy. The incumbent must be capable of efficient case load management including planning, setting priorities, and budgeting time to ensure smooth processes and completion of work in a timely manner. The incumbent assumes responsibility for documenting all significant patient contact in accordance with regulatory standards. When possible, the family or those significant to the patient care considered as part of planning, intervention and evaluation efforts of the therapist. The therapist coordinates care between other professionals as needed. This person must be able to speak effectively to groups of patients or individuals, including facilitating educational workshops, staff training, or crisis support within the health system or in the community as requested or assigned.



This position is required to adhere to Renown Regional Scope of Practice for credentialing.



This position does provide patient care.


The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

Name Description  


Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Master's in Social Work required



Requires two (2) years of experience as a licensed clinician in a mental health setting.



Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Licensed Clinical Social Work license or State of Nevada Marriage and Family Therapist License. State of Nevada Drug and Alcohol Counselor License also preferred.





Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.


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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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    Flexibile Work Environment

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