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Social Worker MSW - LCSW in East Chicago, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 7/7/2021

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Job Description

Job ID: 30668

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: St. Catherine Hospital

Schedule: Full-time

Location: East Chicago, IN

POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY 
The BHS Licensed Social Worker is a professional position with the primary responsibility of providing direct patient care in the form of psychotherapeutic services, group psychotherapy, family meetings, and discharge planning.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
 
  • A Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) and Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is required.  If not yet licensed, successful passing of the licensure examination within six months of hire is required.
  • Appropriate clinical psychiatric experience as indicated in the intern’s clinical training program.
  • Clinical knowledge of DSM-V diagnoses pertaining to a young adult through geriatric population.
  • Analytical ability to participate in the development of effective treatment goals, plans, guidelines, policies, procedures, and outcome measures.
  • Clinical ability to assess inpatient needs and potential for psychological improvement.
  • Ability to interact with physicians, social service providers, clerical and other member of the BHS healthcare team in addition to various community agencies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan.
  • Work experience on an inpatient psychiatric unit and acquired experience in diagnostic interviewing, various recreational therapeutic modalities and discharge planning, familiarity with local agencies and facilities, and personal maturity to deliver quality clinical services according to the mission and directives of the Community Healthcare System.
  • Ability to function effectively in a multi-lingual patient care environment.
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