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Inpatient Psychiatric Clinical Social Worker

Company: Yale New Haven Health System
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 42332Location: New Haven, ConnecticutCategory: BEHAV HLT/SOC WORKPosition Type: Full Time Benefits EligibleDepartment: Clinical AffairsScheduled Hours: 40OverviewTo be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.The Clinical Social Worker I is a licensed, experienced professional who is the clinical expert in the assessment and treatment of patients, families and social work consultation to the interdisciplinary teams in a variety of inpatient and ambulatory settings in the Yale New Haven Health System. As the clinical expert, the scope of practice includes, but is not limited to, diagnostic assessment, counseling, psychotherapy, brief treatment, crisis intervention, mental health consultation, teaching/mentoring, and/or other project/task force participation as assigned by supervisor. The clinical social worker will work collaboratively with members of the health care teams throughout the organization. As the clinical expert, the scope of practice includes, but is not limited to, diagnostic assessment, counseling, psychotherapy, brief treatment, crisis intervention, mental health consultation, teaching/mentoring, and/or other project/task force participation as assigned by supervisor. The clinical social worker will work collaboratively with members of the health care teams throughout the organization.EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities 1. Licensed Social Work Clinical Practice1.1 Interact professionally and with persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, lifestyles, and physical abilities.2. Professional Development2.1 Maintain and enhance knowledge base and skill set through educational opportunities and meet expectations set forth by State licensure, Hospital and departmental standards. QualificationsEDUCATIONMaster's Degree from an accredited school of social work.EXPERIENCEFor Connecticut, consistent with LCSW licensure requirements, 3,000 hours of post-masters social work experience and 100 hours of post-masters clinical supervision. For Rhode Island, consistent with LICSW licensure requirements, 24 months of experience licensed as a licensed clinical social worker under appropriate supervision.LICENSURELicensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from the State of Connecticut, or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) from the State of Rhode Island, or those holding licenses from other states, will need an 'endorsement' and meet the State of Connecticut or State of Rhode Island license requirementsSPECIAL SKILLSThe Social Worker will possess the following special skills: empathy, active listening, critical thinking, strong organizational and computer skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with and advocate for patients and families. Additional Information Ability to perform independently and provide comprehensive assessment; individual, family & group intervention; and case management & disposition planning. Experience with older adolescents and/or young adults with complex behavioral health presentations preferred. LCSW preferred; however, LMSW with applicable experienced considered. Position hours will be Mon - Fri, 8:30a-5p. PM22 YNHHS Requisition ID42332PI177365559

Keywords: Yale New Haven Health System, New Haven , Inpatient Psychiatric Clinical Social Worker, Healthcare , New Haven, Connecticut

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