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  • Social Worker Inpatient Psychiatric

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2019 5:52 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-CA-San Gabriel
  • Overview

    Responsible for providing high quality patient care, displaying good skills in assessment, psycho-diagnosis, 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. This position requires providing care and/or service to a critically ill through rehabilitating geriatric patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional and/or developmental age of the individual served.

     

    ·         Ensures patient dignity and respects patient values.

    ·         Operates within ethical standards.

    ·         Able to assess and reassess the needs of the patient.

    ·         Properly documents assessments.

    ·         Able to communicate needs of patients.

    ·         Completes psychosocial evaluations on assigned patients in a timely manner.  Displays good         

              interviewing, diagnostic, and report-writing skills.

    ·         Conducts therapies in accordance with patient diagnosis and needs.

    ·         Provides efficient discharge planning throughout treatment process.

    ·         Completes progress notes and assessments according to program procedures.

    ·         Completes individualized treatments plans for each patient.

    ·         An active member of the interdisciplinary team.

    ·         Conducts individual psychotherapy sessions in accordance with state/regulatory standards,

              displaying good theoretical knowledge of psychopathology and good treatment technique.

    ·         Conducts family therapy sessions in accordance with state/regulatory standards, displaying good

              theoretical knowledge of family therapy principles and good treatment technique.

    ·         Conducts group therapy sessions in accordance with state/regulatory standards, displaying good

              theoretical knowledge of group therapy principles and good group therapy technique.

    ·         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.

    ·         Functions cooperatively as a member of the treatment team.

    ·         Facilitates hearings with courts for holds and other legal applications.

    ·         Will have knowledge of CA LPS regulations and follow the guidelines.

    ·         Works sufficient hours to ensure effective performance.  In on 24-hour call to respond to

              emergencies.

     

    Qualifications

    • Minumum of one (1) year experience in medical & psychiatric social work, crises/abuse intervention.
    • CA License as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
    • Current BLS Card.
    • MAB certiffication (trained within 6 months of hire).
    • Bilingual (preferred).

    Facility

    San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

    Req ID

    req3596

    Shift

    Days

    Category

    Ancillary

    Position Type

    PerDiem

    Department

    Psychiatric Unit

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