Social Worker-MSW Senior-Weekends (North - Part-time Sat/Sun - 11a-11p)
Company: North Hospital
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Overview We are looking for team members who are passionate
about challenging and significant work for the good of every
patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate,
serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and
who seek excellence every day. Sound like a perfect match? Apply
now - we can't wait to hear from you! The Social Worker effectively
communicates and collaborates with all members of the health care
team to facilitate the episode of care so the patient receives
services in a safe and timely manner, and the patient and family
are provided all necessary resources and education. Interprets and
communicates complex patient/family needs and role models caring
practices to other caregivers. Assess patients' and families'
psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning
levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction
to illness, and ability to cope. Counsels patients and families
regarding emotional, social, and financial consequences of illness
and/or disability; accesses and mobilizes family/community
resources to meet identified needs. Provides mental health
assessments of patients upon physician referral. Provides
therapeutic intervention to facilitate complex discharge planning.
Serves as the point person in child abuse/neglect, adult/elderly
abuse/neglect, institutional abuse, and domestic violence. Serves
as liaison between Indiana University Health and state and county
child and adult protective teams. Provides intervention in
guardianship (temporary/permanent), foster care, adoption, and
mental health level II placements. Provides specialized mental
health services including, but not limited to, Crisis Intervention
and Addiction Assessments and recommendations for psychiatric
referral or community resources. Assists with dangerous and
potentially dangerous situations and takes a leadership stance to
provide clinical intervention. Supports those undergoing acute
crisis which often results in the use of de-escalation techniques
necessary to avoid episodes of physical violence. Utilizes
effective principles of interviewing alleged victims, perpetrators,
family members, and significant others. Provides intervention for
end-of-life, guardianship (temporary/permanent), foster care,
adoption, etc. --- Master's Degree in Social Work required.
--- CPI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) certification required
within 6 months.
--- Permanent LSW licensure required, LCSW licensure preferred.
--- Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of
human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments, short-term
therapeutic counseling and crisis intervention to patients,
families and staff.
--- Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child
protective legal mandates.
--- Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development
over the life span.
--- Maintains principles, practices and techniques of crisis
intervention and de-escalation techniques.
--- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the
community, medical teams, law enforcement, APS/CPS, schools,
probation and other agencies as indicated.
--- Requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
--- 3-5 years experience preferred in one of the following areas
(mental health, Department of Child and Family Services, adult
protective services, Veteran's Administration, substance
--- Requires experience working with geographically and financially
diverse patient populations.
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