Job Title: Medical Social Worker
Company: HealthAlliance Hospital - Mary's Avenue Campus
City/State: Kingston, NY
Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical
Department: Mental Health
Position: Full Time
Req #: 13149
Posted Date: Aug 28, 2019
To provide clinical mental health social services to assigned patients. To also act as a liaison between the hospital and community service providers and between the patient, family, and the team. To assist the treatment team in coordination and implementation of the patients’ individualized treatment and discharge plan. To provide therapeutic interventions for patients, individually and in groups. To represent MHS at outside meetings as assigned. Tobe cross trained in other areas of theMental Health Services and to function in those areas proficiently.
MSW from accredited program.
Experience in mental health or related field.
Ongoing training in clinical areas, including; theory, principles, modalities, discharge planning and procedure practices of Mental Health. Certification in Social Work (LMSW) by NYS Department of Education within 12 months of start date. Provide NY Department of Education Social Work (LMSW) Limited Permit within 3 months of start date.
Familiarity with community resources preferred. Good interpersonal skills. Knowledge of patients rights.