Social Worker

Job ID: J112990
Company: Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 24, 2017

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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Collaborates with members of the Psychiatric Treatment Team and Community Services to provide the maximum level of services to patients and their families; provides interventions utilizing individual, family and group therapy.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes appropriate treatment/discharge plans based on input from patient, family, significant others, available resources and community mental health.
  • Collaborates with the Mental Health Care Team to identify patients psychosocial and discharge planning needs.
  • Completes Psychosocial Assessment, Treatment Plan and Disposition Note within 72hrs of admission.
  • Demonstrates the use of social work systems theory to provide psychotherapeutic interventions and advocacy to mental health patients.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW).
  • Licensure or license eligible as a professional social worker in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Preferred

  • 2 years of psychiatric social work experience.
  • Knowledge of social work processes in acute inpatient and community mental health settings as well as working knowledge of social and health resources within the community.

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