CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT

  • Owensboro, KY
  • OH REGIONAL HOSPITAL
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT
  • PRN (As needed) - Days
  • Work Hours: 8A-530P
  • FTE: 0 (PRN/as needed)
  • Req #: 13344
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Job Summary

Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, conditions, and addictions.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Administers and interprets tests and measures of psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive, and developmental disorders and disabilities.
  • Provides assistance to providers on monitoring of assessments and remission of depression as outlined by the quality measures.
  • Develops and implements appropriate assessment-based treatment plan(s). Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.
  • Provides crisis-oriented psychotherapy as well as short-term and long-term psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic treatment.
  • Works in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team to ensure quality support of care and safety of transitions.
  • Supervises and/or trains other social workers, students, or interns as needed.
  • Provides timely and concise documentation in the medical record including the assessment, concerns, needs, and plan of care. Keeps plans up to date as patient progresses toward goals.
  • Assists patients/families with referrals to community agencies, provides education, and resource information.
  • Develops a safe and appropriate discharge plan to meet the needs of the patients.
  • Serves as a resource to the community to provide social services as needed.
Qualifications
  • Master's degree or higher in Social Work required upon hire
  • No experience required
  • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Kentucky required upon hire
Skills and Attributes
  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Physical Demands
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Sitting: Occasionally
  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally
  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally
  • Climbing: Occasionally
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently
  • Kneeling: Occasionally
  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally
  • Reaching: Frequently
  • Talking: Frequently
  • Hearing: Frequently
  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
  • Running: Rarely
  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

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