Clinical Social Worker-Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic (LCSW Required)Hybrid Work Schedule
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Mental Health/Social Services
Internal Number: 229656
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Pursue your passion for caring with Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which ranks as the number four hospital in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke Regional Hospital is the second largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services.
$5,000.00 Commitment Bonus
Candidates with experience and trained in providing trauma focused therapy such as CPT and exposure therapy in treating PTSD highly desirable.
Provide psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, and treatment, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse disorders.
Work Performed Level I
Provide psychosocial assessments of patients to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
Formulate, develop, and implement a comprehensive psychosocial treatment plan utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and interventions.
Interventions may include crisis intervention, brief and long-term individual, and/or group therapies as well as grief and bereavement work.
Screen, identify, diagnose using DSM nomenclature, treat and manage mental health and/or substance abuse problems in patients and family members.
May perform these functions independently or as part of a team.
Assist with screening, identification, diagnosis, management and treatment of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, rape, etc.
Maintain a working knowledge of relevant medical/legal issues that impact on patient care, e.g., advance directives, child and elder abuse.
Provide education to patients around issues related to adaptation to the patient 's diagnosis, illness, treatment and/or life situation.
Participate in multi-disciplinary healthcare teams and provide leadership in representing clinical social work perspective/liaison with patient.
Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources
Knowledge of hospital, medical center and/or health system resources to access and provide for patient care needs.
Document assessment, plan, interactions, and interventions according to departmental, hospital and/or health system guidelines and standards.
Maintain records and statistics in accordance with department, hospital, medical center and/or health system policies.
Attend and participate in staff, committee, department, and other administrative
Participate in department, hospital, medical center, and/or health system continuous quality improvement
Participate in regular supervisory conferences; keep current with social work and health care developments and seek to increase further enhancement of job related knowledge.
Perform all of the duties and responsibilities of Level. workers and clinical social workers on the team.
Provide clinical and administrative supervision for social
Lead team meetings and manage coverage.
Participate in hiring and performance management processes.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level I Level II Adherence to the practice standards and ethical guidelines of NASW and the NC Certification Board for Social Work.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A solid knowledge of clinic al social work practice.
Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counseling skills with expertise in mental health and substance abuse areas;
Familiar with psychopathology and with range of therapeutic interventions including psycho pharmocotherapy; and if working independently,
Must know when to refer for further medical assessment.
Ability to work effectively and autonomously in a self-directed role.
Highly collaborative with strong interpersonal and team building skills.
Ability to prioritize multiple work assignments and manage time efficiently.
Flexibility in accepting diverse work assignments and managing stress related to change.
Basic computer skills Same as Level I plus strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Ability to resolve/manage conflict.
Ability to help implement departmental, hospital and/or DUHS initiatives.
Education Level I and Level II Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work .
Level I Level II Two year of post internship social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency. Two years recent post master's experience in a clinical setting preferred. Same as Level I plus five years post master's experience in a health care or social service agency. Experience in leadership and supervising.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I and Level II Current licensure as a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) by the NC Social Work Certification and Licensure Board.
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER Job Level: F2
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