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Psychiatric Social Worker- MSW

Company: Aurora Health Care
Location: downers grove
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

It's More Than a Job, it's a callingPsychiatric Social WorkerGood Samaritan Hospital Downers Grove, ILPart Time Benefit EligibleDay ShiftOUR PURPOSE:We Help People Live WellOUR VALUES:Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we do and continually find new and better ways to improve.Compassion: We unselfishly care for others.Respect: We treat people in a way that value their unique needs and preferences.Position Requirements:Masters degree from an accredited program in Social Work.LSW or LPC in the State of Illinois.NASW or ACA membership suggested.Good assessment skillsGood organizational skillsGood communication skillsGood computer skills, Microsoft WordCounseling and ability to apply psychotherapy skillsLicensed in the state of IllinoisLSW or LPC in the State of Illinois.CPR Certification Ability to handle crisis situations that required physical / behavioral managementIf position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.Purpose:Provide direct treatment, counseling, psychotherapy, and make referrals for patients and families as an integral part of the multidisciplinary mental health team. Assists the treatment team through consultation so that the patient's psychosocial needs are recognized and met. Facilitates adjustment by the patent, family and significant others to promote maximal benefits for health care services provided. Provides continuity of care from the hospital tot he community.Accountabilities:Provides group therapy based in clinical assessments and established treatment plans in accordance with department standards of quality care consistent with accepted standards of practice of DNV, IDPH, and Illinois Department of Professional Regulations. Individual counseling and crisis stabilization provided as needed.Provides clinical interventions to maximize patient benefit from treatment, Acts as a clinical resource to the treatment team. Coordinates discharge planning based on assessment of patients needs and available resources.Provides clinical oversight and guidance to designated Mental Health staff.Maintains professional standards and responsibilities for his / her own professional practice according to hospital, department, state regulations and NASW Standards and Code of Ethics

Keywords: Aurora Health Care, Downers Grove , Psychiatric Social Worker- MSW, Other , downers grove, Illinois

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