Family Therapist - Senior Behavioral Health - req2391

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Family Therapist - Senior Behavioral Health - req2391

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Unclass Full Time AFSCME HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: HSC Hospital
  • Department: Senior Behavioral Health
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: $ 25.25 - 31.21
  • Grade: Unclassified AFSCME HSC - N1U52
  • Float: Yes
  • Rotate: Yes
  • On Call: No
  • Travel: No
  • Weekend/Holiday: Yes
  • Requisition ID: req2391
  • Position Control Number (PCN): H94792
  • Posting Period: 11/18/20 - 11/24/20: Internal & External
  • To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, theUniversity of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus MedicalCenter is requiring all candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirementswill include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other requiredhealth screenings. Any employment offer is conditional upon successfulcompletion of a cotinine test.Position Description:

    The Family Therapist is responsible for the psychosocial assessment, discharge planning and family therapy on the inpatient unit.  The Family Therapist is a vital member of the interdisciplinary treatment team attending all treatment team meetings and actively participating. The Family Therapist coordinates communication between the treatment team and the family, discharge planning, and the treatment team meetings.  The Family Therapist provides support to the family and patient and acts as a liaison between community agencies to ensure seamless care for the patient during the inpatient stay and follow-up care post discharge.


    Education / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities ▪          Active Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in the State of Ohio required.

    ▪          Master’s Degree in Social Work required.

    ▪          Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), Professional Counselor or Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervision preferred.

    ▪          Previous social work experience in a health care setting preferred.

    ▪          Competent in computer skills (Word, Excel, Internet and e-mail) required.

    ▪          Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

    ▪          Must possess a high level of integrity in dealing with confidential data.

    ▪          Flexibility in daily assignment as needed.

    ▪          Adherence to principles of infection control as defined by risk assessment of the job.

    Physical Requirements

    ▪          Visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision when applicable;

    ▪          Ability to hear with or without aides;

    ▪          Ability to orally communicate;

    ▪          Good manual dexterity;

    ▪          Ability to push, pull, roll, and transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally;

    ▪          Ability to stand, walk frequently;

    ▪          Ability to bend, stoop, kneel frequently

    Communication / Skills

    ▪          Able to communicate to patients and families both written and verbally with accuracy, integrity and flexibility. Is punctual and dependable.

    ▪          Understands the value of a multidisciplinary team and participates utilizing open communication with team members and accurate documentation.

    ▪          Possesses organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.

    ▪          Demonstrates ability to work with self-direction and effectiveness under minimal supervision.

    ▪        Must have demonstrated ability in conflict negotiation and ability to exercise diplomacy and tact in potentially volatile situations.

    Working Conditions:Working conditions include but are not limited to an environment of high stress where exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other infectious agents, unpleasant odors, limited space, dust and fumes, variations in environmental temperature, hazardous chemicals, loud noise, radiation risk, laser exposure, physically demanding workloads, heavy lifting of at least 30 pounds but often more. Many repetitive activities and motions such as bending, standing and walking for extended periods of time are required. Some risk of verbal, physical and emotional aggression may be experienced.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/21/2020
    Application Due: 12/1/2020
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