Bachelor's of Science
Clinical Social Worker Unlicensed
The Social Services Worker provides home care services, coordinates social and psychosocial
needs, serves as patient advocate, coordinates admissions and discharge planning or bereavement
support services for patients and families based on service area.
Master's degree in social work from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited institution.
Minimum of three years in case work or counseling in a health care setting or social work delivery system
License eligible for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). All caregivers will be required to obtain LCSW license within three to six years of hire date; a specific agreement will be placed in the caregiver's HR file. Per the Virginia State Board of Social Work, any person pursuing a clinical social work license will need to meet the following requirements to take the examination; these requirements ensure license eligibility: Successfully graduate with a MSW degree with a "clinical course of study" from a CSWE accredited program; Apply for Supervision Approval (Registration of Supervision); Gain post-MSW degree supervised experience in the delivery of "clinical social work services"; Apply for LCSW Licensure by Examination; Pass the ASWB Clinical level examination
For Clinical Social Worker positions with Home Health and PACE, driving is an essential function of this position; a driver's license with a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record in good standing, per Centra guidelines, is required. When driving a Centra-owned vehicle, Centra is the primary insurer. When driving a privately-owned vehicle for work, personal insurance attached to the vehicle is the primary insurance; Centra insurance will supplement for catastrophic events. Centra will review DMV records annually and verify personal insurance as needed.