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at Louisiana Department of Civil Service

Posted: 9/13/2019
Job Reference #: 2546234
Keywords: healthcare, health

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

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Northeast Delta Human Services Authority
Social Worker 4 
BASTROP Behavioral Health Center – Bastrop, La.  

Social Worker 4 Positions are also available in Ruston, LA, Winnsboro, LA, Monroe, LA, Tallulah, LA, and Winnsboro, LA

NEDHSA is a designated approved National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site. Clinicians who work at NHSC-approved sites are eligible to apply to the NHSC Loan Repayment Program to pay off student loans.
  • 2-year Full-Time Clinical Practice: NHSC will pay up to $50,000* for an initial 2 years of full-time clinical practice to clinicians.
(Full-time clinical practice is defined as no less than 40 hours per week, for a minimum of 45 weeks per year).

NEDHSA has had many productive years since forming as a Local Governing Entity (LGE) in 2013. Here's a small snapshot of how NEDHSA has worked diligently to provide our citizens with greater access to services, excellent customer services and quality, competent care.
  • Tobacco Cessation Program
  • Behavioral & Primary Healthcare Integration Summit
  • Awarded Proclamation by Louisiana House of Representatives
  • Support of Healthy Living with U-ACT (Union Parish Alliance for Transformation)
  • LA Spirit Crisis Counseling Assistance Program (Recovery Resources for Flood Disaster Victims)
  • Faith-Based Mental Health Summits
  • Participant in the Caldwell Parish Annual Health Awareness Day
  • Collaboration with NE Louisiana Behavioral Health Advisory Counsel
  • Promotion of Healthy Living in Madison-Tallulah at Operation Stand Down healthcare and services fair
NEDHSA plans to build additional, esteemed partnerships this year to deepen meaningful integrated behavioral and primary healthcare within the region. To help the citizens realize more positive outcomes and stability, NEDHSA will continue to employ a more cohesive, progressive approach among our systems and processes.

Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) as required by law.
Complete license information must be provided on your application (Must include the license TYPE, license NUMBER, issuing STATE, and the EXPIRATION date).

Applicants will be required to serve a probationary period of not less than 12 months and not more than 24.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of job experience on the job application.

International degrees require submission of an equivalency evaluation with the application.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this position.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Application Status Message: What it Means.
Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.
Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review.  Passing candidates will designate as "Pass".  Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".
Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.
Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager.  You may or may not be called for an interview.
Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.
Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

For further information about this vacancy, contact:
Tina Hill Conley, HR Supervisor
Northeast Delta Human Service Authority
2513 Ferrand Street
Monroe, LA 71201
FAX 318-362-5049


A master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work followed by three years of professional level social services experience.
Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners as required by law.
The master's degree in social work must be from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To serve as a licensed Clinical Social Worker and to provide independent assessment, implementation as case manager of treatment plans, and independent counseling with a minimum of supervision with a concentration on clients or offenders with specialized/atypical cases.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Broad review from a higher-level social worker, facility manager, or administrator.

Supervision Exercised:
May provide functional supervision over lower-level social workers and professionals in other disciplines.

Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; LSU-Health Sciences Centers, Acute Care Hospitals, Medical Schools; Veterans Affairs; Department of Corrections.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from the Social Worker 3 by the presence of licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

Differs from the Social Worker 5-A by the absence of responsibility of serving as sole social worker of a facility having full managerial responsibility over a facility's social services program.

Differs from the Social Worker 5-B by the absence of direct supervisory responsibilities.

Examples of Work

Provides psychosocial evaluation aimed at identifying the special problems and needs manifested in specific high risk populations, such as abused children and adults, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, neurological trauma or disease, acute and chronic psychiatric diagnoses, abusive parents, and offenders.

Develops and implements complex individualized case management plans of service and social work treatment to address identified needs, problems, and behavioral/emotional reactions of patients and families.

Provides specialized individual, group or family therapy requiring advanced diagnostic and treatment intervention skills in complex situations involving interpersonal, social, financial, legal, and/or health dimensions.

Participates in planning staff development activities to increase ability to deal with practice problems relating to working with individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Provides consultation to interdisciplinary staff, other Social Service or Social Work Staff, and community agencies regarding the psychosocial aspects of service to assigned population.

Prepares required social work reports such as assessments, case summaries, social histories and counseling reports, progress reports, discharge plans or summaries.

Provides expert testimony and/or advocacy representation for clients in court cases.

May conduct special projects related to assigned high-risk groups.

May conduct group therapy sessions for the support, education, and problem resolution of assigned population.

Interviews assigned cases for mental status examinations, as requested, to the parole board.

Serves as member of initial Classification Board on inmates arriving at correctional facility and makes appropriate referrals for treatment to other mental health team professionals for these inmates.

Serves as a member of Cell Block Review Boards and Reclassification Board, providing mental health information as it pertains to inmate housing and work assignments; participates as a member of the disciplinary board when assigned.