Social Worker III

  • StoneCrest Center
  • 15000 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit, MI, USA
  • Sep 15, 2020
Full time Health Care

Job Description

  • Conduct psychosocial assessment of patient and develop an effective treatment plan that applies therapeutic principles appropriately while ensuring patient safety at all times.
  • Through patient observation and patient/family interview obtaining information on the patient’s needs, skills, interests and limitations for the development and implementation of the treatment plan.
  • Provide crisis intervention and assist families in understanding the implications and complexities of a life situation and its impact on lifestyle.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meeting to discuss psychosocial assessment, treatment planning and ongoing discharge planning.
  • Identify, assess and coordinate patient cases and anticipate their needs related to illness, hospitalization, finances, education and home/community services.
  • Facilitate education, process groups, support groups and referrals as requested.
  • Conduct intakes and assist in coordinating placements within facility programs as required.
  • Develop and execute clinically relevant activities in coordination with activity professionals, as required.
  • Promote recovery, symptom reduction and the achievement of the highest level of social functioning.
  • Communicate or aid family members in understanding and supporting the patient.
  • Manage a caseload and assume responsibility for patient chart documentation.
  • Facilitate education, process groups, support groups and referrals as requested.
  • Manage a caseload and maintain accurate and timely documentation to assure patient records comply with facility and accreditation standards.
  • Supervise social work interns completing field placement, as required.
  • Provide direction and guidance to social services staff or other staff members, as required.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always.  When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints.  Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university required.
  • Three or more years' related experience working with comparative patient population required.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • State licensure, as required by the state in which the facility operates; which could include: Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Social Worker (LSW).
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility.