Social Worker-MSW (FT Days - Bloomington - OB Outpatient)
Company: Bloomington Hospital
Posted on: January 16, 2022
OverviewWe are looking for team members who are passionate about
challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We
are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a
purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek
excellence every day.Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we
can't wait to hear from you!We are looking for a full-time days
Social Worker to join our team in Bloomington. This role will
provide care coordination in perinatal services, complete
assessments and provide brief therapy as a bridge while assisting
to connect for other services that may be needed. The Social Worker
may also be involved in some transition in care coordination from
inpatient to outpatient services when needed.The Social Worker
effectively communicates and collaborates with all members of the
health care team to facilitate the episode of care so the patient
receives services in a safe and timely manner, and the patient and
family are provided all necessary resources and education.
Interprets and communicates complex patient/family needs and role
models caring practices to other caregivers. Assess patients' and
families' psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior
functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support
systems, reaction to illness, and ability to cope. Counsels
patients and families regarding emotional, social, and financial
consequences of illness and/or disability; accesses and mobilizes
family/community resources to meet identified needs. Provides
mental health assessments of patients upon physician referral.
Provides therapeutic intervention to facilitate complex discharge
planning. Serves as the point person in child abuse/neglect,
adult/elderly abuse/neglect, institutional abuse, and domestic
violence. Serves as liaison between Indiana University Health and
state and county child and adult protective teams. Provides
intervention in guardianship (temporary/permanent), foster care,
adoption, and mental health level II placements.
- Master's Degree in Social Work required.
- CPI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) certification
- Permanent LSW licensure required, LCSW licensure
- Requires relevant health care, mental health or community-based
- Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of
human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments, short-term
therapeutic counseling, and crisis intervention to patients,
families and staff.
- Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child
protective legal mandates.
- Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development
over the life span.
- Maintains principles, practices and techniques of crisis
intervention and de-escalation techniques.
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the
community, medical teams, law enforcement, APS/CPS, schools,
probation and other agencies as indicated.
- Requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
- 0-3 years of Medical Social Work experience required.
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