Social Worker, MSW (LICSW or LCSW)
Company: MelroseWakefield Healthcare
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Provides evening and weekend social work and case management
services to patients on the inpatient Geriatric Med-Psych unit,
based on local and national Professional Social Work Standards and
Code of Ethics. Completes psychosocial assessment on assigned
inpatients within 72 hours of admission. Assesses discharge
planning needs for assigned patients and implements completed
aftercare plan. Maintains contact with patient's family, other
mental health providers, and other collaterals in order to
facilitate their input and involvement in treatment and discharge
planning. Conducts utilization review as requested or required on
all assigned patients when patient insurance plan requires.
Facilitates group treatment in the milieu.Master's Degree from an
accredited School of Social Work. LCSW required, LICSW preferred.
Previous experience in inpatient psychiatry or mental health
setting working with major mental illness and substance abuse
diagnoses preferred. Ability to communicate effectively verbally
and in writing. Ability to work as a team player. Ability to engage
a wide variety of patients and collaterals in the acute treatment
and discharge planning process. Ability to identify and access
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