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Social Worker PRN

Wilson, North Carolina

Req ID 7462-7851 Post Date May. 19, 2023 CategoryProfessional - Clinical FacilityWilson Medical Center

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. At Wilson Medical Center, a 294-bed facility, we bring new and innovative programs to those who matter the most - our community. With great pride, we offer Growing Tree Child Care Center on-site daycare where children are offered a nurturing, safe environment centered around the needs of each child.

Where We Are:

Wilson residents enjoy a community rich in educational, cultural, and social opportunities. We are home to numerous athletic and water sports, festivals, and arts and entertainment venues. From the beach to the mountains, in Wilson, you are within easy driving distance of all that North Carolina has to offer.

Why Choose Us:

·     Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

·     Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

·     Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

·     Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

·     Opportunities for education and training through a partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare

·     Growing Tree On-Site Childcare Facility

·     And much more…

Position Summary:

Assesses and evaluates assigned patients. Conducts individual, family and/or group therapy. Functions as primary contact for treatment and discharge planning. Promotes implementation of therapeutic milieu and daily program schedule. Maintains a safe and efficient working and treatment environment per facility policies and procedures. Communicates effectively with the treatment team to ensure safe, quality care is provided to all patients.

Essential Functions

1. Effectively performs as a treatment team member, takes and active leadership in the treatment team process.
2. Demonstrates the ability to increase awareness of existing community resources to the patient, family, and caregivers.
3. Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate recommendations of the treatment team to the patient, family, caregivers, and other support systems.
4. Effectively interview patient, family members, and other support systems to access the bio-psycho-social status of patients scheduled for discharge. Formulates a discharge plan in a timely manner that matches patients with organizations, settings, and services best able to meet the needs of the patient. Provides ongoing assessments during hospitalization to ensure appropriate referrals based on status at the time of discharge.
5. Demonstrates the ability to integrate age-specific factors into the plan of care and involves patient and family in the care plan process.
6. Consistently conducts and documents a bio-psycho-social assessment within 72 hours of admission.
7. Facilitates groups per Program Schedule.
8. Effectively counsels patients and their families regarding psychosocial needs or problems.

Reports to Director of Behavioral Health

EEOC Statement:

Wilson Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants, and employees while complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Minimum Qualifications:

A high school diploma or equivalent is required
A Master's degree is required

Other: Licensed Clinical Social Worker with minimum 3 years providing care in mental health and/or substance abuse.
Required Skills
Required Skills:
1. Data Entry using Electronic Medical Records
2. Team player
3. Ability to handle a high-stress environment
4. Ability to communicate and react effectively to the unique needs of the patients on the behavioral health unit.

Required License/Certifications:
Preferred- Licensed to practice as a clinical social worker.
BLS required, or obtained during the first week of hire
Hospital-approved Behavioral Management Program will be provided.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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