LMSW - Inpatient (Licensed Master Social Worker)
Bassett Healthcare - Little Falls, NY

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The Licensed Social Worker is responsible for addressing the complex bio-psychosocial needs of the patient. The scope of practice includes, but is not limited to comprehensive assessment of those needs, diagnosis, treatment planning, advocacy, and resource identification and linkage. Adjustment to illness issues, mental health, healthcare decision making, substance abuse, child and elder abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and concrete services are addressed within their setting, and as the patient flows through the system. Adhering to established Social Work Department protocols and oversight regulations, participation in Social Work Department education and supervision, as well as active participation in Social Work Department PI and Work Plans and participating in other assigned departmental tasks, including taking call, is required.

Minimum Requirements:
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Masters Degree in Social Work from a university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
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Current NYS License as LMSW required
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Preference for minimum of two years post Master’s degree experience
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Preference for prior related experience
Crisis intervention skills:
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Competent to provide patients and their families services across the life span.
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Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals and families.
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Appropriate to licensure and supervision, the ability to assess, diagnose and formulate short and long term treatment plans.
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Appropriate to licensure, the ability to provide therapeutic intervention in conjunction with treatment plan.
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Participation in process improvements, work plans, and assigned departmental tasks.
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Cross coverage as required.
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Participation in multidisciplinary team rounds as required.
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Coordination of patient/family/team meetings as required.
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Documentation in a thorough and timely manner.
Physical Requirements:
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Ability to travel within the Bassett Medical Center and Bassett Healthcare Network treatment complexes, and in the community as required by position.
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Position requires extensive mobility with regular sitting, standing and walking
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Ability to do lifting up to 25 pounds
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Category I risk exposure as defined by OSHA
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Ability to work for extended periods at computer and phone.
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Ability to utilize stairs and navigate grounds as needed.

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