GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:
Committed to the healing of body, mind, and spirit, the social worker conducts psychosocial assessments, provides education and therapeutic interventions for patients, and families as appropriate to achieve an optimal level of care.
In this role you would be a member of the only inpatient Behavioral Health Department in the Treasure Valley and you will have the opportunity to experience many different scenarios – assisting patients from a variety of experiences – to assist them with returning to a better quality of life, prepared with resources and support. This team functions in a multi-D model providing you the opportunity to work closely with the psychiatrists and the psychiatric technicians to provide a safe, healing environment for patients.
This role would not have an on call requirement, nor would they be working nights/evening after about 6PM .
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Licensed as one of the following in the state where practicing:
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Two years of post-license experience in related mental health setting preferred
Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers certification from either AHA, ARC or the Military Training Network is required at hire in all units, unless currently certified in ACLS and/or PALS as defined in the SAHS Certification Crosswalk.
Know, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Organization’s Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions
Demonstrate knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric, as applicable)
Revenue Management: Ensure the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients
Assess patient’s treatment needs and provides appropriate interventions, including but not limited to the following: group and family therapy, risk assessment, chemical dependency groups, case management with community providers, and facilitating and documenting a viable discharge plan.
Complete psychosocial assessment and consult with physicians and hospital staff regarding patient and family psychological issues through formal and/or informal multidisciplinary conferences and treatment planning. May be called to facilitate the Treatment Planning process
Work cooperatively with immediate team and other hospital caregivers to meet the emotional, mental, and spiritual needs of patients and/or their family/caregivers
Complete clinical documentation in required timeframe and within set standards
Colleagues of Saint Alphonsus Health System enjoy c ompetitive compensation with a full benefits package and opportunity for growth throughout SAHS and Trinity Health.
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