Clinical Social Worker - Palliative Care

Bridgeport, CT
Apr 18, 2019

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Job Description

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER
PART TIME - 24 HOURS PER WEEK
PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES
PARK AVENUE MEDICAL CENTER, TRUMBULL, CT

Summary:
The Clinical Social Worker I is a licensed experienced professional who is the clinical expert in the assessment and treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and dual diagnosed patients/families in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings in the Yale New Haven Hospital network. As the clinical expert the scope of practice includes but is not limited to diagnostic assessment, counseling, psychotherapy, brief treatment, behavior modification, mental health consultation, teaching/mentoring, projects/task force, inservice/lecture, article/paper, significant clinical practice enhancement, participation in research, and mentor/supervise students. The clinical social worker will report to the Manager of the Geriatrics and Palliative Care Service Line and work collaboratively with members of the health care teams throughout the organization.
EDUCATION:
Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work.
EXPERIENCE:
Qualifying social work experience for licensure consists of a minimum of 3,000 hours of post-masters social work. Experience with Palliative Care, Oncology Population
LICENSURE:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from the State of Connecticut, or those holding licenses from other states, will need an 'endorsement' and meet the State of Connecticut license requirements.,
SPECIAL_SKILLS:
Ability to perform independently and provide clinical practice in a health care setting. Computer experience and knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and data entry systems.
ACCOUNTABILITY:
Accountable for following Hospital policy and procedures, NASW Code of Ethics, and any other governmental and/or regulatory policies; will meet expectations of growth goals set forth by the performance appraisal document.
COMPLEXITY:
Participate in Quality Improvement activities and departmental/hospital committees.
PHYSICAL_DEMAND:
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids.
Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
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Job Info

Job: 7119

Department: Palliative Care Program
Category: Behav Hlt/soc Work
Status: Part Time With Benefits
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 24.00

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