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LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead

Company: Clinical Management Consultants
Location: Marana
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

If where you work matters to you, this hospital will be the right place for your career to blossom! This prestigious non profit Medical Center in warm and sunny Arizona is actively seeking for a LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead.

The LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead will join the family of dedicated nurses and other health care professionals living out a mission to heal people in body, mind and spirit. With services ranging from family-centered maternity care and high level neonatal care to technologically advanced cardiac services and an innovative palliative care program, our work touches people at every stage of their lives. 

The LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead will coordinate plan of care across disciplines with expertise in social work, crisis intervention, psychosocial concerns and discharge planning. The Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead LCSW will provide individual, group and family therapy and maintains the therapeutic milieu.

The LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead will work within multi-disciplinary teams to optimize outcomes for patients and their representatives. The LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead will evaluate psychosocial factors influencing health status, integrating these into the plan. The LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead will collaborate with primary nurse/physician and other members of the team, creating consensus around issues of discharge planning.

The LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead will assess referrals and identifies patients who qualify for inpatient treatment; develop treatment plan and discusses proposed course of treatment with multidisciplinary team; follow through to ensure patient/family/staff concerns are appropriately resolved in a timely manner; and help patients and families make difficult decisions in order to move discharge plan forward.

The ideal candidate for LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead should have Master’s in Social Work or equivalent degree with 5 year of related social work experience.  The LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead be able to obtain Arizona State licensure as a LCSW at the time of hire. Social Worker independent license is highly preferred. 

The LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead will join a healthcare system with Geropsychiatric Center providing short-term, inpatient mental health to patient population of adults 65 and over. The Geropsychiatric Center specializes in treating acute emotional and behavioral disorders related to aging, such as depression, dementia and adjustment difficulties.

Keywords: Clinical Management Consultants, Tucson , LCSW Geropsychiatric Social Worker Lead, Other , Marana, Arizona

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