Jun 15, 2022

LISW/LSW/LPCC Needed 45 minutes east of Columbus, OH

  • Muskingum Valley Health Centers
  • Zanesville, OH, USA
PSLF-Qualified, Full-time Other

Job Description

General Summary:

The LISW/LSW/LPCC is a member of the clinic’s healthcare team who assists the PCPs in managing the overall health of the clinic’s patients; help improve recognition, treatment and management of mental health, psychosocial/behavioral problems and medical conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 2 years of experience with unrestricted Ohio License to practice.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills required

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide social work interventions to remove psychosocial barriers to health and wellness in primary care and specialty mental health department.
  • Collaborate with the other members of the healthcare team to move the patient towards self-management.
  • Advocate for and empower patients to maintain a level of control over their health and wellness.
  • Collaborates with members of the healthcare team, the patient/family and community liaisons to assure patients’ psychosocial and socioeconomics needs are addressed wherever possible.
  • Teach and provide education to promote understanding and skill building to enhance psychological and physical health.
  • Formulation of behavioral health interventions appropriate to primary care setting and assisting with implementation of PCP treatment plans.
  • Provide ongoing consultation services in primary care for subset of patients who require evaluation, ongoing monitoring and follow up during no shows and cancellations as requested and designated day assigned.
  • Triaging and referring patients to specialty mental health care when appropriate
  • Sharing knowledge with other team members and patients both formally and informally through use of EHR system.
  • Monitors outcome of care through use of patient reported outcome measures.
  • Provide close monitoring of patients through follow up contacts and coordinate services with other providers as necessary.
  • Provide culturally sensitive care
  • Applies customer service principles in care provision.
  • Provide crisis intervention; assess and coordinate protective service issues.
  • Manage a specific case load of patients referred by clinic staff.
  • Document interventions in patients’ medical records within 48 hours of service.
  • Complete scheduling and billing in timely fashion and according to policy.
  • Maintain knowledge of resources available in the area community. 
  • Provide and maintain patient educational materials.
  • Maintain current in the field by attending seminars, continuing education courses, workshops, etc.
  • Assist the patient in obtaining, processing, and understanding basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
MVHC Expectations:
  • Reviews and comply to regulatory standards.
  • Maintains privacy and confidentiality at all time.
  • Manages time effectively.
  • Positively and appropriately accepts direction and constructive input from Leadership.
  • Demonstrates actions and behaviors that consistently contribute to a positive and safe work environment for our employees and guests. (i.e., timely incident reporting, hazards, customer service, infection control management, etc.
  • Supports change and participates in activities to promote organizational leadership.
  • Supports our co-workers and community.
  • Parks in employee designated area.
  • Exhibits pride in the job and with MVHC’s mission and values.
  • Makes decisions based on what’s best for MVHC’s patients.
  • Builds collaborative positive relationships throughout the organization in order to share knowledge and experience to benefit the patient.
  • Adheres to Living the Mission Values Employee Expectations.
  • Attends mandatory trainings and attend at least 80% of departmental meetings.
  • Adheres to all MVHC’s policies and procedures fully cooperating with the MVHC Compliance Program.


Must have Ohio license as an LISW, LSW or LPCC.


Founded in 2008, MVHC serves as a best-in-class health care resource to ensure all member of the communities we serve have access to high-quality, affordable health care. As your “community of care“ we are dedicated to serving the primary care needs of the residents in each of our locations in Muskingum, Morgan, Coshocton and Guernsey counties. We are a local, non-profit, and community owned organization, offering the latest technologies, including our electronic health record system EPIC, digital dental x-ray, electronic dental record DENTRIX and MyChart. The MVHC community is comprised of more than 320 staff and providers.

MVHC is an FQHC and qualifies for enhanced reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid, as well as other benefits. FQHCs must serve an underserved area or population, offer a sliding fee scale, provide comprehensive services, have an ongoing quality assurance program and have a governing board of directors. Although we receive federal funding, 88% of our revenue is patient generated and we are not dependent on federal grants for operation.

MVHC Facts and Benefits:

  • MVHC operates Monday through Friday with no call for providers.
  • PTO is granted day one, with 136 hours for full-time employees.
  • We offer a 401k package that is administered by Peoples Bank. MVHC will match dollar for dollar for the first 3% and 0.5% up to 4% contribution. (ex. If you contribute 5%, MVHC will contribute 4%).
  • We offer paid holidays including New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. If a holiday falls on a normally scheduled work day for you, you will be paid for this day off. If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the employee will be paid to be off and the center will be closed on Friday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the employee will be paid to be off and the center will be closed on the following Monday. The above holidays are paid off in addition to your PTO and will not be taken out of your PTO bank.
  • MVHC will give you time off and money toward CME.
  • Malpractice is covered through Federal Tort.
  • MVHC will reimburse up to $30 a month if you have a gym membership.
  • MVHC gives you the opportunity to earn 10% off your insurance premiums, by participating in the MVHC wellness initiatives.

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