Yale New Haven Health System

  • LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Category
    BEHAVIORAL HLTH & SOCIAL WORK
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    M-F
    Work Hours
    8:30-5 p.m.
    Requisition ID
    2018-20994
  • Overview

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Bridgeport Hospital - Bridgeport, CT

     

    The Clinical Social Worker I is a licensed experienced professional who is the clinical expert in the assessment and treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and dual diagnosed patients/families in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings in the Yale New Haven Hospital network. As the clinical expert the scope of practice includes but is not limited to diagnostic assessment, counseling, psychotherapy, brief treatment, behavior modification, mental health consultation, teaching/mentoring, projects/task force, inservice/lecture, article/paper, significant clinical practice enhancement, participation in research, and mentor/supervise students. The clinical social worker will report to the Manager of the Geriatrics and Pallaitve Care Service Line and work collaborateively with members of the health care teams throughout the organization.

     

    For more information please contact Natasha Bell at natasha.bell@ynhh.org or 203-502-6515.

     

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Responsibilities

    1.  Licensed Social Work Clinical Practice

     

     1.1 Develop a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment responsive to the Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric, and Dual Diagnosed patients/families/staff needs and concerns.

     

    2. Professional Development

     

     2.1 Maintain and enhance knowledge of the Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric populations through educational opportunities and meet expectations set forth by Hospital and departmental standards.

     

    3. Accountability

     

     3.1 Accountable for following hospital policy and procedures, NASW Code of ethics, and any other Hospital, governmental and/or regulatory policies, rules or regulations.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

     

    Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work.

     

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    Qualifying social work experience for licensure consists of a minimum of 3,000 hours of post-masters social work.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from the State of Connecticut, or those holding licenses from other states, will need an 'endorsement' and meet the State of Connecticut license requirements.,

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Ability to perform independently and provide clinical practice in a health care setting. Computer experience and knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and data entry systems.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.

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