Social Worker I

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New London, CT
Aug 2, 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.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
To Provide Professional Mental Health Services To Patients And Their Families Or Significant Others.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Completes Admission Psychosocial Assessment, And Master Treatment Plan Incorporating Feedback From The Patient, Patient?S Family/Significant Other(S), And Other Health And Mental Health Providers In Treatment Planning And Implementation, Under The Direction Of An M.S.W.
  • 2. Participates In The Formulation And Implementation Of An Individualized Interdisciplinary Treatment Plan Based On A Thorough Assessment Of Patient?S Problems And Needs, Under The Direction Of An Msw.
  • 3. Demonstrates Basic Clinical And Technical Skills According To Established Standards Of Practice.
  • 4. Demonstrates An Ability To Establish And Maintain Meaningful Therapeutic Relationships With Patients.
  • 5. Effectively Manages Crisis Situations/Routine Treatment Interactions With Due Respect For Patient Rights, Legal/Ethical Obligations, And The Therapeutic Goals Of Any Interventions Used.
  • 6. Schedules And Conducts Individual, Family, And Couple?S Therapy Meetings, And Actively Participates In Patient And Family/Significant Other(S) Education, Under The Direction Of An Msw, And Lcsw Through Weekly Clinical Supervision.
  • 7. Prepares Probate Court Documents And Attends Probate Proceedings As Necessary.
  • 8. Contacts Treatment Providers And School Guidance Counselors And Obtains Collateral Data. Provides Information On Patient Care And Discharge Planning Recommendations As Needed. Obtains Appropriate Releases Of Information.
  • 9. Participates In Discharge Planning And Contacts Mental Health Agencies And Refers Patients For Case Management, And Step-Down Services.
  • 10. Demonstrates An Understanding Of Group Dynamics And Effectively Leads Designated Program Treatment Groups.
  • 11. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 12. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Bachelor?S Degree In Social Work Or Equivalent Education In Related Field Required.

    EXPERIENCE:

    At Least Two (2) Years Of Experience In A Psychiatric Healthcare Setting Required.


    LICENSURE:

    Not Applicable.

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Not Applicable

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Unit Specific Orientation.

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 9707

    Department: Psych Inpatient
    Category: Behav Hlt/soc Work
    Status: Per Diem
    Shift: AS NEEDED
    Hours: 0.00

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