Committed to the healing of body, mind, and spirit, the social worker conducts psychosocial assessments, provides education and therapeutic interventions for patients, and families as appropriate to achieve an optimal level of care. Assesses patient's treatment needs and provides appropriate interventions. These include but are not limited to: a) group and family therapy b) risk assessment c) chemical dependency groups d) case management with community providers e) facilitating and documenting a viable discharge plan. |
Completes psychosocial assessment and consults with physicians and hospital staff regarding patient and family psychological issues through formal and/or informal multidisciplinary conferences and treatment planning. May be called to facilitate the Treatment Planning process.
Master’s Degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling.
Two years experience in hospital, medical social work or related field preferred.
MSW/CSW, LMFT, LPC, LCPC licensure in the State of Idaho.
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider (BLS/HCP) certification required.
Certification through National Board for Certified Counselors desirable.
Saint Alphonsus Health System - 9 months ago