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Clinical Social Worker

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
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    • Reports to the Manager, Social Services and the Director, Care Coordination. Works primarily in the Emergency Department, but will also provide coverage on Patient Care Units as needed. Provides emergency psychiatric screening assessments, crisis intervention, linkage to community resources and short-term therapeutic counseling to patients and families. Uses assessment tools and provides appropriate intervention(s) in order to provide and facilitate a plan to next level of care.
    • 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 and treatment modalities for patients with psychiatric and/or psychological disorders. A minimum of two years of professional experience performing essential hospital or healthcare social services functions preferred. Prior discharge planning or case management experience also preferred. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Indiana as a licensed social worker or licensed clinical social worker is required; or must obtain license within three years of employment.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Requires clinical assessment skills and the knowledge necessary to provide self-directed social services, including short term therapeutic individual/ family counseling and crisis intervention.
      • Requires a thorough knowledge of community agencies, services, entitlement programs, and Federal/State insurance programs.
      • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific care appropriate to the patients served.
      • Demonstrates ability to use professional judgment and initiative to prioritize interventions.
      • Demonstrates the interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to interact effectively with patients, families, physicians, team members and community contacts.
      • 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.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a fast paced patient care environment with rapidly shifting priorities and crisis situations.
      • Has frequent contact with patients and family members in crisis who may be experiencing distress.
      • May be exposed to bio-hazards.
      • Able to adjust work hours when needed.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (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: 2021-11-22 Expires: 2021-12-21
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South Bend, IN 46601

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