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Company: Maria Parham Health
Location: Louisburg
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMaria Parham Behavioral Health Social WorkerJob SummaryThe Social Worker is responsible for providing high quality patient care, displaying good skills in assessment, psychodiagnosis, psychotherapy, treatment planning, group treatment, individual treatment, family treatment, and discharge planning. Additionally, he/she is expected to function well as a member of the multidisciplinary team and participate in the unit community relations program.Reports to: Program DirectorFLSA: Non-ExemptEEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers X 02 Professionals □ 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers

Job RequirementsMinimum EducationMaster's degree in social work, or related field, is required within 6 months of hire.Licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate within 12 months of hire.State Boards: 1st Evaluation credentialed or obtain within 6 months of accepting position.Certification: Must complete BLS upon 90 days of hire and Handle with Care within 6 months of employment.Minimum Work ExperienceMinimum 3 years' experience providing care in mental health and/or substance abuse field is preferred.Preferred1. Experience providing crisis services2. Experience working on an inpatient Behavioral Health Unit3. Experience using Telemedicine equipment for assessment4. Knowledge of Recovery and Wellness PhilosophyEssential FunctionsInterviews and assesses patients and/or patient's family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives.Determines, prioritizes, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions.Participates in case reviews to evaluate case management and progress. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor, and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.Assists with discharge planning and processes. Identifies appropriate resources, including transportation, housing, healthcare, and social/spiritual services, and provides referrals as part of the discharge plan.Engages in timely, efficient discharge planning. Works in close conjunction with patient, family, nursing staff, and attending physician. Shows good knowledge of referral/placement process and available community resources.Assists patients with Safety Net applications when needed.Coordinates/Develops appropriate safety plan/measures if patient's plan is to be discharged to the communityProvides brief, solution-focused interventions to patients with the goal of assisting in stabilizing crisisProvides information to hospital staff related to community resources and behavioral health processes. Coordinates with outpatient Behavioral Health service providers to create continuity of care including securing outpatient appointments as necessary.Completes behavioral health consultations with patients that present for medical services throughout the hospital system either in person or by use of telemedicine equipmentMonitors compliance with standards of care for patients with behavioral health needs in the Emergency Department. This includes making recommendations related to maintaining a safe environment of care and level of observation needs of the patient.Completes psychosocial evaluations on assigned patients in a timely fashion. Displays good interviewing, diagnostic, and report-writing skills.Provides ongoing education to patient and family as needed.Other duties as requested within the scope of practice.

Functional DemandsPopulations ServedYoung Adult (17 to 60 years)Protected Health InformationType of Protected Information Accessed:Complete Medical RecordBloodborne Pathogens ExposureWhile performing this job, occupational exposure is present for all employeesPhysical Requirements - Physical Dexterity and Effort: Rarely 100%Bending/Stooping □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, constantlyClimbing X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyKeyboard Data Entry □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyKneeling □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyLifting/Moving Patients X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyReaching □ rarely, X occasionally, frequently, □ constantlyRepetitive Foot/Leg Movements □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyRepetitive Hand/Arm Movements □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyRunning X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlySitting □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlySquatting □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyStanding □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyWalking □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyPushing / Pulling: 0-25 lbs. X rarely, □ occasionally, frequently, □ constantlyPushing / Pulling: 26-75 lbs. X rarely, □ occasionally, frequently, □ constantlyPushing/Pulling: over 75 lbs. X rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyLifting/Carrying (non-patient) : X 0-25 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, frequently, □ constantlyLifting/Carrying (non-patient) : X 26-75 lbs. □ rarely, occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyLifting/Carrying (non-patient) : X over 75 lbs. rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyVisual Acuity, Hearing and Speaking: Rarely Biological: Rarely constantlyCommunicable diseases/pathogens X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyChemical: Rarely constantlyCytotoxic Chemicals X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyDust X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyHazardous Chemicals □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyGases/Vapors/Fumes X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyHazardous Medication X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyLatex □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyMaria Parham Health will provide "reasonable accommodation" to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment—unless such accommodation would cause an "undue hardship."

Organizational Expectations

Maria Parham Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Maria Parham Health, Rocky Mount , ADULT BEHAVIOR SOCIAL WORKER, Healthcare , Louisburg, North Carolina

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