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Licensed Social Worker

Company: Citrus Memorial Health System
Location: inverness
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

LewisGaleHospital Alleghany (LGHA) has delivered decade-long commitment to helping saveand improve patients lives and to giving back to the extended community theycall home. LGHA is a 204-bed acute care facility located in Low Moor, Virginiawho serves patients in both Virginia and West Virginia, offering a full rangeof medical specialties from emergency medicine to general surgery. They arealso home to the Senior Transitions program a 15-bed specialty unit forseniors with emotional and behavioral issues requiring short-term acutestabilization. At the same time, they are an important part of LewisGaleRegional Health System an integrated network of closely aligned patient-carefacilities that consistently rank among the top in the nation for patient care.

Our 15-bedGeriatric Psychiatry Unit is looking for someone to join our team! Thisposition will plan, organize, direct, define, and coordinate clinical servicesnecessary to meet the legal, organizational, medical staff and regulatoryagencies guidelines. Provide Case Management, discharge planning, education,and group and individual therapy. In addition the role will also perform theessential functions below.

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  • Collaborates with Program Director of Nursing Director or Department Director with individual audit functions of social work staff documentation and social work specific competencies.
  • Conducts individual, group and family sessions for patients as indicated patient treatment plan.
  • Facilitate identified support groups to meet the needs of patients/families as indicated by medical record.
  • Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Participates in the QA process as evidenced by audits and attendance records.
  • Participates in development of master treatment plans and updates.
  • Attends patient treatment planning meetings and reviews on an ongoing basis.
  • Active participation in the planning and execution of treatment regimes.
  • Performs pre-admission assessments when directed by Program Director.
  • Participates in discharge planning and aftercare planning.
  • Makes necessary contacts with community resources to ensure continuity of care.
  • Plans and arranges admission to special care facilities as indicated by physicians request/needs.
  • Assures completion of discharge summaries/discharge instructions.
  • Documents according to policies and procedures.
  • Interviews patients and families to obtain social histories and assures completion of psychosocial assessment in timeframes given by policy and guidelines.
  • Assures completion of patient outcomes on admission and discharge.
  • Assures contact with family members when families are available.
  • Develops master treatment plan for assigned cased.
  • Documents all clinical sessions held with patient/family members.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as required and or assigned by Program Director.
  • Assist with referral development and community education activities.
  • Completes all competency requirements.
  • Maintains CEUs for licensure as required.
  • Providessupervision for the practice of social work for all social work functions

  • Collaborateswith Program Director or Nursing Director or Department Director withindividual audit functions of social work staff documentation and social workspecific competencies

  • Responsiblefor Program and group curriculum, group schedules and group education for allnon-therapeutic group facilitation

  • Providesperiodic observation of social work conducting therapeutic group facilitation


  • Masters Degree in Social Work from an accreditedschool of Social Work (required)


  • 2-4 years in Social Services and/or CaseManagement working with Psychiatric patients (required)

  • Experience in an inpatient Psychiatric setting(preferred)


  • Active license as a Licensed Clinical SocialWorker (LCSW) (required)


  • PRN (hours vary)

We are an equal opportunity employer and wevalue diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Citrus Memorial Health System, Brandon , Licensed Social Worker, Other , inverness, Florida

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