ECRH-Psychiatric Social Worker

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Job Title: ECRH-Psychiatric Social Worker
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 226963
Required Qualifications Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education(CSWE) w/licensure eligibility and two years' of related work experienceKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the mental health delivery system in Georgia and understanding of DSM V, ability to perform crisis intervention techniques and group therapy techniques, skilled in a variety of therapeutic models and interventions as directly related to area of assignment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
  • Seven years' experience in a mental health hospital setting or social service delivery system
Responsibilities This position will conduct a clinical interview of individuals presenting for admission, interviews with family or significant others and obtain information from previous treatment providers to help determine appropriate level of care. They will present case presentations to the physician on social work recommendations and assist in providing crisis intervention, family education and counseling as needed. Coordinates discharge plans and facilities appropriate referrals for continued treatment. The responsibilitied include, but are not limited to:
  • Screening, developing, monitoring, and coordinating client placement plans while ensuring that services and placements plans meet the client's needs and expectations.
  • Serve as a key advisor to a program director and develop strategies and objectives to accomplish the goals of the client as well as the facility.
  • Member of a care team in order to coordinate and integrate with the community support programs.
  • Experience with policies and procedures pertaining to the care and placement of the client.
  • Serve as a liaison for clinical departments or between hospital and community support programs.
  • Ensure objectives and priorities for patients are in line with the department and in support of overall hospital goals.
  • Able to contribute to a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and strong teamwork.
  • Experience with risk assessment and understands cost benefit and the impact of placement options.
  • Understand HIPAA regulatory policies and procedures such as those outlined by the Joint Commission and HIPAA.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/ 8am-4:30pm ** Work outside of the normal business hours may be required. ** Pay Grade: 16 Salary: $41,846 - $50,500 Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: Until filled.Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 8/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time