Behav-Hlth-Inpt-Social-Worker


Cleveland Clinic

2018-11-08 08:25:11

Job location Euclid, Ohio, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Community & Sport

Job description

**Job Summary:**

Coordinates the treatment and discharge planning needs for psychiatrically acute patients. Conducts a detailed psychosocial assessment. Offers crisis intervention to patients and families with complex psychosocial needs. Acts as Liaison with community agencies to coordinate a safety plan that represents the recommendations of the interdisciplinary team. Adheres to the documentation standards as outlined by the Ohio Department of Mental Health.

**Responsibilities:**

+ Participates in the development and implementation of an appropriate assessment based interdisciplinary treatment plan.

+ Completes comprehensive psychosocial assessment.

+ Participates in interdisciplinary rounds.

+ Communicates with interdisciplinary team regarding the discharge planning status of all patients assigned to them.

+ Supervises and/or trains social work graduate students and interns. Intervenes with families exhibiting complex behaviors and dynamics.

+ Communicates with and advocates for patient and family members. Intervenes in cases involving abuse and neglect.

+ Coordinates legal resources to ensure protective services and guardianship as necessary.

+ Provides consultation to medical floors, ER and outpatient areas as needed for patients with complex psychosocial needs.

+ Meets core social work competencies.

+ Other duties as assigned.

**Education:**

+ Master's Degree in social work, counseling or related field.

**Certifications:**

+ Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW); no record of substantiated ethics or patient abuse reports.

**Complexity of Work:**

+ Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.

+ Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

**Work Experience:**

+ Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.

+ Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

**Physical Requirements:**

+ A high degree of manual dexterity to produce materials on PC; normal or corrected vision, extensive sitting and frequent walking, occasional lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds.

**Personal Protective Equipment:**

+ Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic?s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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