Posted about 11 days ago

Social Worker-MSW

Requisition Number: 219154

Description

This position is responsible for interventions with patients who have complex psychosocial needs, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs and funding sources and qualify for community assistance from a variety of special funds and agencies. The incumbent offers short term therapeutic counseling and crisis intervention to patients and families with psycho-social needs, and coordinates and facilitates the development of a discharge plan of care for high-risk patient populations which includes accountability for the complex discharge process. Social Workers will receive referrals for individuals from at-risk populations. Social Workers are involved with 100% of some specifically designated patient populations, and may intervene with patients identified as a result of case finding processes.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires Master's Degree in Social Work.
  • Requires active licensure in the state of Indiana as r as a licensed clinical social worker.
  • Discharge planning experience preferred for acute care settings.
  • Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments; short-term therapeutic counseling; and crisis intervention to patients; families; and staff.
  • Requires strong clinical assessment; planning; and goal development skills.
  • Requires knowledge of community resources and entitlement programs.
  • Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child protective legal mandates.
  • Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Requires strong communication skills in giving and receiving information; providing counseling; and developing positive helping relationships with patients and families; physicians; and other members of the health team.
  • Requires strong counseling skills to help patients and families understand; accept; and follow medical recommendations.

Location

IU Health Physicians Get Directions

Department

Psych & BHS - Riley-PR 564200

Schedule

Full Time

Shift

Days

Posted about 11 days ago

Social Worker-MSW

Description

This position is responsible for interventions with patients who have complex psychosocial needs, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs and funding sources and qualify for community assistance from a variety of special funds and agencies. The incumbent offers short term therapeutic counseling and crisis intervention to patients and families with psycho-social needs, and coordinates and facilitates the development of a discharge plan of care for high-risk patient populations which includes accountability for the complex discharge process. Social Workers will receive referrals for individuals from at-risk populations. Social Workers are involved with 100% of some specifically designated patient populations, and may intervene with patients identified as a result of case finding processes.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires Master's Degree in Social Work.
  • Requires active licensure in the state of Indiana as r as a licensed clinical social worker.
  • Discharge planning experience preferred for acute care settings.
  • Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments; short-term therapeutic counseling; and crisis intervention to patients; families; and staff.
  • Requires strong clinical assessment; planning; and goal development skills.
  • Requires knowledge of community resources and entitlement programs.
  • Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child protective legal mandates.
  • Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Requires strong communication skills in giving and receiving information; providing counseling; and developing positive helping relationships with patients and families; physicians; and other members of the health team.
  • Requires strong counseling skills to help patients and families understand; accept; and follow medical recommendations.

Location

IU Health Physicians Get Directions

Department

Psych & BHS - Riley-PR 564200

Schedule

Full Time

Shift

Days