Meritas Health is hiring a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our Peditrics team in the Northland! If you're looking for a great opportunity to serve our community and be part of a growing organization, join our Meritas team! Here at Meritas our mission is to provide hope and healing to every life we touch. Whether you are serving patients at a primary care practice, specialty practice, or in a support capacity, every team member works together to complete this mission. Joining Meritas means you are joining a family that is committed to serving our community and giving patients better quality of life. Reasons to Join Meritas: Comprehensive Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, FSA) Employer matched retirement plan Competitive wages Paid time off for personal/vacation/sick Six paid holidays per year Educational assistance Day shift schedules Job Description: The focus of the social work assignment and intervention is on providing individualized psychotherapy to primary care patients to address their behavioral health needs. The LCSW serves as the subject matter expert for patient psychosocial and behavioral health needs, and social work practice. Job Duties: Establishes positive, trusting rapport with patient. Conducts diagnostic assessments and provides differential diagnosis, while treating mental health disorders and following all safety protocols while maintaining patient confidentiality. Utilizes evidence based therapeutic modalities such as CBT, DBT, psychoanalytic, motivational interviewing and stages of changes. Prioritizes clinical problems, formulates individual treatment plans according to patient needs and circumstances, adjusting as needed, based on continuous evaluation and assessment of progress. Incorporates patient's needs and concerns into decision-making. Collaborates with primary provider and family when appropriate and indicated. Provides behavioral health services to patient and family members in the areas of psychological functioning; adaptation to illness, injury, disability or life event; and psychosocial assessment/evaluation. Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree in Social Work Current Missouri Licensed Clinical Social Worker 1 year position-related experience; 1-3 years experience preferred Demonstrates high level of professionalism and leadership with experience as a counseling LCSW. Expertise and proficiency in LCSW documentation and in use of the EMR. Must have an exceptional patient-centered mindset. More Possibilities: As the largest network of providers in the Northland, we can offer you more opportunities to grow. Here at Meritas, we believe that together, we will become legendary for our commitment to remarkable patient care. If you are looking to better the lives of those in our community, then join our Meritas family, where your voice counts. Meritas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.