Social Worker, LCSW- Full-time, Day Shift - Acute Inpatient

Company Name:
Adventist HealthCare
Adventist HealthCare
- A premier healthcare system
- A compassionate mission of healing
- Dynamic Maryland/Washington D.C. market
Adventist HealthCare is a non-profit network of healthcare providers based in Maryland. At Adventist HealthCare, you will find a clear passion for caring for the whole person and a progressive faith-based mission. Pursue Excellence. Practice with Compassion
Work Schedule
Shift: Full-time, day shift with 1 weekend a month required.
General Summary:
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality therapeutic care to clients that are assigned to their specific unit/department. Initiates and complete comprehensive psychosocial assessments, provides individual, group, and family therapies to clients and their families, and participates in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings. Demonstrates actions and attitudes that contribute to the critical success factors of the organization (i.e. Best place to work, most extraordinary experience, superior outcomes, financial success for reinvestment, valued as a faith-based organization, and a growing organization vital to the community).
Qualifications
Masters Degree in Social Work or equivalent.
LGSW required, LCSW-C preferred
One to three years social work experience preferred,
Experience in an inpatient setting preferred
Knowledge of psychological disorders & abnormal psychology related to adolescents and adults required
Excellent Written and Verbal Skills Required
Excellent Skills in Maintaining Information as Highly Confidential Required
Exceptional Conflict Resolution, Crisis Management, and Time Management Skills Required
Excellent Interpersonal Relationship Skills Required
Excellent Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, and Creativity Skills Required
Excellent Public Relations and Customer Service Skills Required
Ability to Concentrate on Work Amid Distractions such as Noise, Conversations, and Foot Traffic Required
Flexibility in Work Hours in Order to Meet patient and Organization Operating Needs Required
Ability to Consistently Meet Deadlines Regardless of Caseload Required
Ability to Set Therapeutic Limits and Maintain Therapeutic Distance with Clients Required
Ability to Maintain Therapeutic Boundaries with Clients during Treatment and Following Discharge Required
Ability to Address an Prioritize Multiple Task Demands Within Established Time Frames Required
Equal Employment Opportunity
Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability or any other basis prohibited by law.
Responsibilities
1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality therapeutic care that is appropriate to the age, diagnoses, developmental state, and mental status of the clients that are assigned to their specific unit/department
2. Initiates and implements complete, comprehensive psychosocial assessments
3. Provides individual, group, and family therapies to clients and their families
4. Participates in and interdisciplinary treatment team to propose and develop strategies and interventions that would promote excellent therapeutic outcomes
5. Assists clients in their development of self respect, dignity, integrity, and self-actualization through a multitude of traditional and adjunctive therapeutic services
6. Documents services provided and disseminates information/reports to community referral sources and agencies, i.e., DJJ, DSS, HHS, APS, CPS, LCC, etc.
7. Co-Ordinates with the interdisciplinary team, referral sources, and community resources aftercare and supportive services to ensure a successful discharge planning process
8. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to diffuse psychotic and/or behavioral crises to ensure client, unit, and staff safety an stability
9. Assesses and intervenes in cases of suspected/disclosed child/adult neglect/abuse issues
10. Develops professional relationships with co-workers and supports an environment of mutual respect.
11. Promotes positive patient-family-community relations
Benefits
Adventist Healthcare offers a comprehensive employee benefits plan.
REQNUMBER: 308588-1A

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