North Memorial Health Care Social Worker LICSW MSW in Robbinsdale, Minnesota

Social Worker LICSW MSW Job ID 17-1921 Date posted 09/18/2017 Employment Type Casual/On Call Shift Day/Eve/Night Shift Length Variable Weekend Requirement Occasional Weekends Hours Per Pay Period 0 Department Mental Health/Addiction PB Location Robbinsdale, Minnesota Description A psychotherapist 2 (LICSW) working in our Emergency Department assesses and treats the behavioral, psychological, and emotional aspects of the patient's needs; establishes with the patient appropriate goals for treatment, and reviews progress towards these goals. Experience: 1 to 2 years in clinical psychotherapy experience in a community based mental health clinic, a hospital group practice or independent practice. In collaboration with the leadership team, supports and guides the clinical model for the unit and/or clinic. Psychotherapist 2 follows the patient from admit through discharge as the primary coordinator of care, including discharge planning. Direction of Others: Student interns; provides clinical supervision to LGSW Social Workers pursuing their LICSW and/or LPCC. Requirements Education Master's Degree or higher degree from an accredited university or college. Experience * One to two years in clinical psychotherapy or direct mental health care in a clinical setting in community clinic, hospital group practice or independent practice. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards. * Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes. * Performs assessment and diagnosis. * Performs counseling and psychotherapy to assist clients/families in adjusting to mental illness. * Provides psychosocial assessments of clients/families situations, including social, psychological, medical, emotional, financial, and other related factors. * Performs counseling to assist clients/families in adjusting to illness. * Assists client/family in utilizing relevant and appropriate community resources. * Documents appropriate information in the client's medical record to provide direction to professional staff regarding plan of care. * Maintains contact with community agencies to promote the exchange of information and facilitate use of these services on behalf of clients. * Performs basic administrative tasks including statistical reporting and other related tasks. License Requirement * Current license as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who fulfills the requirements as set forth by the Minnesota Board of Social Work. Additional Requirements This position is located in our Emergency Department. Be part of a fast-paced, well-oiled multidisciplinary team at one of America's top 50 best Trauma 1 Emergency Departments. Use your clinical expertise in our established Emergency Behavior Medicine team that respects your clinical judgement and needs your talent. Make a difference in the lives of those needing psychiatric interventions, assessments and referrals. Emergency Behavioral Medicine is a team of clinical mental health providers that consist of Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers (LICSWs), and Licensed Psychologists who assess and advocate for those customers identified by a physician with psychiatric needs at North Memorial Medical Center's Emergency Department. Emergency Behavioral Medicine team members triage customers, obtain collateral information, provide psychiatric diagnostic assessments; make treatment recommendations and offer community resources while assessing each customer's readiness for discharge and/or transfer to an inpatient setting. Emergency Behavioral Medicine team members facilitate crisis counseling, brief therapy, and psycho education on numerous diagnoses and symptoms relating to mental health issues. They partner with North Memorial Medical Center departments, clinics, community providers and are part