Crisis Intervention Worker

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New Haven, CT
May 13, 2019

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Job Description

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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Summary:
With supervision and/or consultation with a Clinical Social Worker or Social Work Team, the Crisis Intervention Worker provides social work services to the Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients/families/staff in the Yale-New Haven Hospital network.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Crisis Intervention Practice:
  • 1.1. Develop a full psychosocial crisis intervention assessment responsive to Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patient
  • 1.2. Develop a treatment intervention plan responsive to Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric needs of patient/family
  • 1.3. Provide information, consultation and professional support to the Interdisciplinary Team members
  • 1.4. Develop a follow-up intervention for the patient and family's psychosocial needs.
  • 1.5. Work collaboratively with the Social Work Team, as well as with other medical/nursing staff.
  • 1.6. All patient care responsibilities will be performed consistent with age-specific criteria.
  • 2. Professional Development:
  • 2.1. Attend educational seminars to maintain and meet expectations of the Social Work Department
  • 2.2. Pursue additional opportunities for obtaining continuing education set forth by the Hospital and departmental standards
  • 2.3. Enhance their skills and knowledge through supervision
  • 3. Accountability:
  • 3.1. Accountable for following Hospital policy and procedures, as related to case management in the ER and documentation rules and regulations
  • 3.2. The Crisis Intervention Worker will be accountable to appropriate social work management team members and will meet monthly with the team members.

    Other information:
    Position is located in the Women's Center.

    EDUCATION:
    Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work or equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:
    Minimum of two years experience in a hospital, mental health, human service setting or an equivalent clinical setting.

    LICENSURE:
    Not applicable.

    SPECIAL SKILLS:
    Provide crisis intervention services in a health care setting. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in a crisis mode. Computer experience and knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and data entry systems.


    ACCOUNTABILITY:
    Accountable for following hospital/department 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.

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    Job Info

    Job: 6819

    Department: Social Work Childrens Hospital
    Category: Behav Hlt/soc Work
    Status: Per Diem
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 0.00

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