To provide social work assessment and intervention for patients and families, which may include crisis intervention, family violence, psychiatric needs, substance abuse, bereavement and other psychosocial stressors which impact health. This position uses the five-axis diagnostic (DSMIV) system to develop an accurate diagnosis and facilitates the development of an appropriate plan of intervention.
Utilize a collaborative engagement model with RN Case Management.
May be in contact with patients in a wide variety of circumstances. Able to handle emergency or crisis situations. Occasionally subject to irregular hours.
Previous experience in a healthcare setting preferred
• Problem solving skills • Teamwork, with patients and their families and co-workers • Able to work independently • Negotiation skills • Creative thinking • Flexibility and adaptability, particularly in crisis situation • Multi-tasking
Master of Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program