Clinical responsibilities will include:
Conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments for patients identified as needing behavioral health support and developing responsive treatment plans
Delivering short- and long-term psychotherapy focused on the behavioral health needs of patients with digestive disorders - e.g. difficulties with self-management, treatment adherence, health behavior changes, depression, anxiety, disease-related distress
Maintaining patient confidentiality according to hospital policy
Practicing professional discretion when determining the inclusion of any patient information into medical record or other documentation
Complying with departmental, regulatory and professional requirements for documentation recording, and data collection
Maintaining a complete understanding of emergency procedures
Other responsibilities will include:
Attendance at weekly CDD administrative meetings
Attendance at relevant IBH and Psychiatry meetings and in-service education program offerings through the Department of Psychiatry
Obtaining continuing education units necessary to maintain licensure.
Representing the Department of Psychiatry, IBH, and CDD throughout hospital and outside community regarding department's practice and field of social work.
Utilizing the hospital's behavioral standards as the basis for decision-making and to facilitate the hospital's mission.
Following established hospital infection control and safety procedures.
Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Mental Health Clinician
Experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other related treatment modalities
Preference will be given to applicants who have prior experience working with patients with digestive disorders or other chronic diseases. Experience with Motivational Interviewing as a tool to promote health behavior change is also a plus.
Knowledge of Social Work process and community resources and agencies in relation to health, illness, and disability, generally acquired through one to two years on-the-job training.
Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals and to develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families
Comfort in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team
Cultural sensitivity and humility
Bicultural/Bilingual competency a plus
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