PSYCHIATRIC INPATIENT THERAPIST

 Adult Psych Unit

  Full-Time (36+ hours) · Days 8a -5p

  Monday-Friday 8a-5p

 

The purpose of this position is to provide ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation, and overall evaluation of individual patient needs. The overall goal of the position is to enhance the quality of patient management and satisfaction, to promote continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integrating and functions of case management, utilization review and discharge planning. The Inpatient Social Worker must be highly organized professional with great attention to detail, adaptable to frequent change, and compliant with regulatory and departmental guidelines and policies. Knowledge and experience with evidence-based practices, including trauma informed care framework. Knowledge and experience working with co-occurring populations (chronic health conditions, mental health and substance use)

Required Education

Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) or related field from accredited university

 

Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience in an acute inpatient psychiatric setting.
Strong assessment and critical thinking skills

 

Certification/Licensure Requirements

LCSW preferred. LPC considered with two years of acute inpatient psychiatry experience.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS DISCLAIMER

Job Description will be reviewed at time of interview.


The physical demands outlined in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some job positions require a Job Function Match test (physical demands test) in which the applicant must meet all physical demand requirements for the position.