Prime Healthcare

Social Worker - Senior Behavioral Health - Per diem

Facility St. Joseph Medical Center
Location
US-MO-Kansas City
ID
2021-72583
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Days

Overview

We provide personalized care for adults over 55 years of age experiencing acute behavioral symptoms associated with dementia and/or a mental health condition including: bi-polar disorder, anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.

Our inpatient services offer stabilization and treatment for these adults displaying serious behavioral changes. Our state of the art 23 bed unit provides a welcoming, safe, supportive environment where patients receive care based on their individualized needs. Our interdisciplinary approach to care includes a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals who offer a variety of treatment modalities.

Responsibilities

SOCIAL SERVICE: To provide emotional support, crisis intervention and counseling for Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults and their significant others to cope with a multiplicity of social and emotional problems; information and referral; referrals for financial assistance and supportive services to patients and families with problems that are related to treatment services, illness, disability or trauma. To provide case management & milieu management, complete psychosocial assessments, assist in the development and re-evaluation of Treatment Plans and work as a member of an interdisciplinary team, and to coordinate discharge planning. Complete necessary documentation and maintain clinical record for each client during his/her length of stay.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Master's degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Licensed Professional Clinical Councilor or related field.
  2. In states requiring license, required upon hire and maintain current in accordance with state regulations. In states without a licensure requirement, current registration for with appropriate state board required and/or under clinical supervision to meet clinical hours required for licensure.
  3. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Behavioral Violence Prevention within 3months of hire and maintain current annually.
  5. Minimum one (1) year Inpatient l or Outpatient Behavioral Health experience. Experience in working with a diverse population with a wide range of problems (i.e., death and dying, maternal and child care, substance abuse, disability, chronic illness, etc.).



We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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