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Licensed Clinical Social Worker - LCSW



At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

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The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides Mental Health/Chemical Dependency diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, and evidence-based interventions for people who have mental illness and addiction. Treatment is provided in the context of a multidisciplinary clinical team, supervised by a physician. Leadership and/or supervisory duties as delegated by manager. Provide superior customer service by modeling the Rochester Regional Core Values and professional conduct guided by the NASW Social Work Code of Ethics.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Canton Potsdam Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Out Patient Substance Abuse
SCHEDULE: 8hr shifts, Variable


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters in Social Work
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience providing clinical social work services

Required Licensure / Certification Skills:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in NYS (LCSW or LCSW-R)
  • ACT Program and HBCI : Valid NYS Driver’s License and Participation in NYS LENS program


  • Provides initial and ongoing assessment, Evidence-Based clinical interventions to a designated caseload.
  • Develops Treatment Plans that are individualized and culturally sensitive
  • Provides individual, group, and family psychotherapy.
  • Participates functionally as a member of a multidisciplinary team in coordination and delivery of patient care.
  • Communicates in a timely and complete manner with internal and external care providers to complete ongoing assessment and to coordinate care.
  • Participates in and incorporates professional supervision and ongoing education toward quality care.
  • Utilizes efficient computer skills for electronic documentation.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely and comprehensive manner.
  • Maintains a caseload, meeting productivity requirements as stated by the Department of Behavioral Health, and seeks to keep the incidence of failed appointments to a minimum.
  • Must maintain current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW or LCSW-R) in NYS.
  • Undertakes planning, problem solving and quality improvement activities regarding program functioning.
  • Pursues personal and professional growth using internal and external sources available for supervision/consultation and continuing education.
  • Provides clinical supervision/consultation/instruction to therapist interns and/or less experienced staff (LMSW or other)
  • Assists Program Coordinator/Manager/Supervisors in assuring smooth, effective delivery of care in response to community requests for services.
  • Credentialing to provide professional billing for clients who’s insurer allows for that provisio
  • In Outpatient Social Work: May include medical social work tasks of crisis intervention, social work assessments, managing referrals regarding psychosocial needs.
  • In Inpatient Social Work: May include medical social work tasks of social work assessments, care planning, referrals for community services, discharge planning, and facilitating family conferences/case conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • ACT Program and HBCI : On-Call Responsibilities required.
  • CD Evaluation and Child and Youth Team: off-site and in-home delivery of services to clients and families.


  • MS (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


  • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $67,750.00 - $91,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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