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Clinical Social Worker NE(MHO)

Beacon Health System
South Bend, IN 46601
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    • Reports to the Manager of Social Services. Provides short-term counseling, crisis intervention and discharge planning services to diverse patient populations. C ompletes comprehensive psychosocial assessment to determine necessary clinical interventions and assess scope of discharge planning needs. Actively coordinates the planning and implementation of a continuity of care plan. Participates with a multidisciplinary team in the development of individualized treatment plan. Has extensive knowledge of community resources, programs, and agencies.
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW), including knowledge of current trends, developments, treatment modalities, etc. for patients with psychiatric and/or psychological disorders. Additional discharge planning or case management experience is desired. A minimum of two years of professional experience performing essential hospital or healthcare social services functions is preferred. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Indiana as a licensed clinical social worker is required. Must obtain license within 3 years of accrual of required clinical hours necessary to sit for LC SW exam (assuming full time work schedule).
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Requires the skills necessary to provide self-directed social services, including therapeutic individual, family and group counseling and crisis intervention.
      • Requires solid clinical assessment skills needed to provide clinical problem solving. Also requires general knowledge of illnesses, current treatments and their psycho-social effects.
      • Requires a thorough knowledge of community agencies, services, entitlement programs and financial resources available on a federal, state, and local level to assist patients and families in Indiana and other states.
      • Requires knowledge of state and local adult and child protective legal mandates and understanding of family systems.
      • Requires a solid understanding of medical insurance and managed care concepts.
      • Requires knowledge of the discharge planning process, hospital transfers, and referrals to home care. Must be comfortable with patients in the acute care setting including end of life care.
      • Demonstrates the ability to maintain professional composure under pressure, work with difficult personalities, and the ability to handle crises and difficult situations effectively. Requires a strong work ethic, independent professional judgment, initiative, problem-solving, organizational and planning skills.
      • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific care appropriate to the patients served. Also understands and respects cultural, ethnic, religious, and economic differences among patients.
      • Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain effective and positive working relationships. Also requires the ability to be empathic and abide by mutual respect policy.
      • Demonstrates the interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) and listening skills necessary to counsel patients and families with psychological and/or psychiatric disorders. This requires the ability to communicate in a tactful, sincere and effective manner with patients from a variety of backgrounds, healthcare professionals, various hospital staff and agencies outside the hospital.
      • Demonstrates proficiency in basic computer skills (i.e., data entry, word processing and related applications); also requires the ability to access information on the Internet.
      • Demonstrates the ability to maintain flexibility and a positive attitude.
      • Demonstrates and maintains ethical conduct and the ability to exercise discretion. Also requires a solid understanding of hospital policies/practices related to patient confidentiality.
      • Demonstrates knowledge of and a commitment to Beacon Health System's mission and values; and the organization's goal of providing exceptional patient experiences by following the Performance Essentials.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a high-stress office and patient care environment with rapidly-shifting priorities and competing demands. Also has some contact with patients and family members who may be under considerable stress.
      • May be exposed to bio-hazards.
      • Ability to work flexible hours to handle urgent situations.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability, stamina, visual acuity, and manual dexterity (i.e. to stand/walk for prolonged periods of time, push wheelchairs/carts, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.

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Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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