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Licensed Clinical Social Worker; F/T Day/Eve

Company: Yale New Haven Health
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Greenwich Hospital is seeking to employ a full-time clinical social worker with specialties in treating a spectrum of psychiatric diagnoses, including mood, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and substance-related disorders. The clinical social worker will provide evidence-based and solution-focused treatments to patients with these and other clinical conditions, collaborating with psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, psychologists and other providers in a multidisciplinary outpatient setting.

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Responsibilities

  • 1. -Interact professionally and with persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, lifestyles, and physical abilities.
  • 2. -Complete comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments and/or psychiatric evaluations.
  • 3. -Develop and maintain a treatment plan responsive to patient/family concerns, problems and clinical impressions.
  • 4. -Use a patient and family centered approach to engage individuals and families in a plan of care that addresses their identified needs.
  • 5. -Provide education and counseling to individuals and families.
  • 6. -Utilize recognized best practices to provide individual, couples, family and/or group psychotherapy and/or crisis intervention as indicated.
  • 7. -Consult and collaborate with external providers/agencies/organizations including but not limited to protective services, court systems, outpatient therapists, work/education settings and housing supports.
  • 8. -Provide referrals to community-based services for individuals and families as indicated.
  • 9. -Provide information, consultation and professional support to interdisciplinary team members and colleagues within the hospital and community.
  • 10. -Facilitate and/or participate in interdisciplinary rounds and other patient related discussions to promote integrated care and improve patient outcomes.
  • 11. -Demonstrate initiative and leadership in developing services and programs to enhance patient and family care, including development of evidence-based practices.
  • 12. -Contribute to individual, team, departmental and organizational quality assurance and performance improvement.
  • 13. -Document timely, accurate and clinically relevant entries of social work activities in the electronic medical record.
  • 14. -Mentor/supervise and/or participate in projects/ work groups as assigned by supervisor.
  • 15. -Navigate systems and provide advocacy for patients and families as indicated.
  • 16. -Professional Development
    • 16.1 -Maintain and enhance knowledge base and skill set through educational opportunities and meet expectations set forth by State licensure, Hospital and departmental standards.
      QualificationsEDUCATION Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work. EXPERIENCE Individuals with experience treating a broad spectrum of psychiatric conditions and working in a collaborative, multidisciplinary clinical setting; training in cognitive-behavioral interventions; who embrace a biopsychosocial model of understanding and treating behavior and mental health; and are committed to program development are encouraged to apply. LICENSURE All candidates must have a license (LCSW) to practice as a clinical social worker. SPECIAL SKILLS The LCSW will possess the following special skills: empathy, active listening, critical thinking, strong organizational and computer skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with and advocate for patients and families. YNHHS Requisition ID

      103552

Keywords: Yale New Haven Health, Greenwich , Licensed Clinical Social Worker; F/T Day/Eve, Healthcare , Greenwich, Connecticut

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