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CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - DUKE INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  207379
Regular or Temporary:  Regular
Location: 

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  DUKE NON-HOSPITAL OPERATIONS
Date:  Sep 17, 2022

Duke Integrative Medicine, a multidisciplinary clinic that takes a whole-person, patient-centered approach to healthcare, is seeking a Mind Body Therapist for their dynamic clinical environment.

 

Candidate should value the mind-body connection, be passionate about helping to promote optimal wellness of body and mind and have expertise in both traditional approaches (such act), as well as non-traditional tools such as EMDR, mindfulness-based therapies, hypnotherapy, and/or other expressive or holistic-based approaches.

 

General Description of the Job Class
Level I

Provide psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as discharge planning to and consultation about patients and families to assist them and the health care tea m in coping with patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse disorders.

 

Level II
Function in a supervisory role as a team leader in addition to the duties and responsibilities of Level I.

 

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Level I

  • Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families 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, marital, family 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. Provide training to other health care professionals in same. 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. Provide training to other health care professionals in same. May participate in on-call or after-hours coverage. Provide consultative services to health care team members within scope of care definitions as needed. 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 and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's diagnosis, illness, treatment and/or life situation.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary health care teams and provide leadership in representing clinical social work perspective/liaison with patient and family.
  • Provide teaching and training for students, staff, and faculty from social work and other disciplines. Contribute to the academic mission of the medical center and health system by participating in academic activities such as committees, conferences, publications, teaching and research.
  • Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources.
  • Arrange, procure, and coordinate patient/family pre and posthospital needs.
  • 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 meetings.
  • Participate in department, hospital, medical center, and/or health system continuous quality improvement efforts.
  • Participate in regular supervisory conferences; keep current with social work and health care developments and seek to increase further enhancement of job-related knowledge.

 

Level II

  • Perform all the duties and responsibilities of Level I.
  • Provide clinical and administrative supervision for social workers and clinical social workers on the team.
  • Lead team meetings and manage coverage.
  • Participate in hiring and performance management processes.

 

Minimum Qualifications
Education

Level I and Level II Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work.

 

Experience
Level I Level II Two years 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.

 

 

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