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Clinical Social Worker - Psychiatry Child Div - Maslow Team.

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  212969
Regular or Temporary:  Regular
Location: 

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Nov 5, 2022
School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Occupational Summary

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

Work Performed

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.

Provide on-call coverage.

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.

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.

Assist with screening, identification, diagnosis, management, and treatment of mental health and/or substance abuse problems in patients and family members.

Provide training to other health care professionals in same.

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, etc.

Provide education to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient’s diagnosis, illness, treatment and/or life situation.

Arrange, procure, and coordinate patient/family pre and post hospital needs.

Knowledge of hospital and medical center resources to access and provide for patient care needs.

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 by participating in academic activities such as committees, conferences, publications, teaching and research.

Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources.

Document assessment, plan, interactions, and interventions according to hospital and departmental guidelines and standards.

Maintain confidentiality around patient and family information.

Maintain records and statistics in accordance with department, hospital, and medical center policies.

Attend and participate in staff, committee, department, and other administrative meetings.

Participate in department, hospital, and medical center 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.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education/Training

Work requires a Master's degree from an accredited school of social work.

Current licensure as a licensed clinical social worker by the NC Social Work and Certification and Licensure Board.

Experience

Three or more years of social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency with one of three years may be social work internship. Two years recent post master's experience in a clinical setting preferred

Skills

N/A

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 

 

 

 

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 


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