Social Worker; Emergency Patient Resources and Options (EPRO) - LICSW
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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
Group Health Cooperative
JOB DESCRIPTIONWhat does it mean to work at Group Health?
At Group Health, our mission is to enrich peoples lives by improving health. As a Group Health employee, your role is to deliver on that mission every day by living our valuesCustomer Focus, Accountability, Innovation, Excellence, and Integrity. You take initiative, set goals, and solve problems while collaborating with friends and colleagues. Together we make a meaningful impact on our community.
In return, Group Health is committed to providing you competitive pay, excellent benefits, and an opportunity to make a difference each day as we strive to reach our vision to be the preferred health care partner by excelling in quality, service, and affordability.
The Evening/Night Shift Care Coordination Social Worker for Emergency Patient Resources and Options (EPRO) provides specialized telephonic care coordination, suicide risk assessment and crisis intervention services, including consultative social work support to a multi-disciplinary medical team. Provides telephonic crisis support for the purpose of enabling the patient to maintain the greatest level of independence and safety. Coordinates with others to establish a safe plan of care. Provides short- term counseling and crisis intervention, teaching and brokering with other community and Group Health resources to meet care coordination needs. Minimum Education Requirements
Masters of Social Work (MSW).
Additional coursework in Chemical Dependency
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated success as part of a multi-disciplinary team and commitment to diversity.
Knowledge of medical social work case management and care coordination, suicide risk assessment, crisis intervention and community resources. Strong interpersonal and clinical skills. Ability to deliver telephonic crisis social work services. Familiarity with Microsoft Office. Familiarity with electronic charting.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
1 year Previous social work experience
2 years Post-Masters experience working with mentally ill and/or chemically dependent individuals. Care coordination and Crisis Social Work experience in an emergency department or acute mental health setting performing suicide risk assessments, safety planning and psychiatric bed placements. Prior experience working with managed care and/or community mental health systems.
MINIMUM LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS
At time of hire Washington State Licensed Social Work Associate (LSWAA or LSWAIC) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW).
PREFERRED LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).
Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP)
Group Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
J2W code: BH5, D1V