CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - Child & Family Mental Health

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - Child & Family Mental Health
Child & Fam Mental Health & Dev Neuro

Occupational Summary:

Provides psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as discharge planning to and consultation about patients and families to assist them and the health care team in coping with patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional,mental, and substance abuse disorders.

Work Performed:
  • Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis,illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
  • Provide on-call coverage.
  • Formulate, develop, and implement a comprehensive psychosocial treatment plan utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and interventions.Interventions may include crisis intervention, brief and long-term individual, marital, family and/or group therapies.
  • Assist with screening, identification, diagnosis, management and treatment of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, rape, etc.
  • Provide training to other health care professionals in same.Assist with screening, identification, diagnosis, management, and treatment of mental health and/or substance abuse problems in patients and family members.
  • Provide training to other healthcare professionals in same.
  • Provide consultative services to health care team members within scope of care definitions as needed.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of relevant medical/legal issues that impact on patient care, e.g., advance directives, child and elder abuse, etc.
  • Provide education to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's diagnosis, illness, treatment and/or life situation.
  • Arrange, procure, and coordinate patient/family pre and post hospital needs.
  • Maintain knowledge of hospital and medical center resources to access and provide for patient care needs.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary health care teams and provide leadership in representing clinical social work perspective/liaison with patient and family.
  • Provide teaching and training for students, staff, and faculty from social work and other disciplines.
  • Contribute to the academic mission of the medical center by participating in academic activities such as committees, conferences, publications, teaching and research.
  • Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources.
  • Document assessment, plan, interactions, and interventions according to hospital and departmental guidelines and standards.
  • Maintain confidentiality around patient and family information.
  • Maintain records and statistics in accordance with department, hospital, and medical center policies.
  • Attend and participate in staff, committee, department, and other administrative meetings.
  • Participate in department, hospital, and medical center continuous quality improvement efforts.
  • Participate in regular supervisory conferences; keep current with social work and health care developments and seek to increase further enhancement of job related knowledge.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number
401147322

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2090 CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

Job Family Level
12

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a Master's degree from an accredited school of social work .Current licensure as a licensed clinical social worker by the NC Social Work and Certification and Licensure Board.

Experience

Three or more years of social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency with one of three years may be social work internship. Two years recent post master's experience in a clinical setting preferred,.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Auto req ID

83401BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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