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Social Worker

Federal Bureau of Prisons


JOB TITLE: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

SITE:  Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Complex, Tucson, Arizona

SITE DESCRIPTION:   FCC Tucson is located in southeast Tucson just south of I-10. Tucson is located approximately 110 miles south of Phoenix. Tucson’s days are warm and sunny throughout the year with low to no humidity. There are many attractions all throughout the city including sporting events, parks, museums, and the beauty of the area. FCC Tucson is comprised of a Medium security facility, a Camp, and a U.S. Penitentiary (USP). The Medium facility is a CARE Level II and the USP is a Care Level III. Our mission is to provide competent and appropriate medical, dental, and mental health care to male and female inmates while protecting society.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Social Worker has the full professional responsibility for proactive managing his/her case load. The incumbent works with a wide range of offenders/patients, all ages, some acutely psychotic, some very assaultive, and some terminally ill. The Social Worker is responsible for all community planning which may involve residential reentry centers, community treatment placement, state hospital placement, medical hospital placement, or other aftercare situations. Every effort must be made to ensure that all aspects of a patient’s situation are being serviced, basic needs provided, and to enhance his strengths, dignity and sense of self-worth. The Social Worker works closely with a wide variety of individuals and agencies such as attorneys, federal Probation Officers, physicians/hospital personnel, Department of Mental Health and/or correctional officials, social workers, Public Health Officers, nursing home directors, and Veterans Administration officials, along with other Bureau staff.

Required to meet regularly with inmates and institutional staff to resolve complaints and address issues of mutual concern. This position is responsible for answering all community inquiries in a timely manner.

CONTACT INFO:  Applicants can seek more information regarding this position and the application process by contacting Belinda Hardy, Medical Recruiter, at (623) 465-5129, e-mail:


Social Worker

Tucson, AZ
Full Time
Entry Level (less than 2 yrs experience)

Published on 12/17/2019