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Social Worker

Location: Sharon, Connecticut US


Requisition Number: 6014

Position Title:

External Description:

Job Summary: Responsible for providing social service and discharge planning functions for the inpatient behavioral health unit. Completes psychosocial assessments, contributes to the integrated treatment plan, runs therapeutic groups, coordinates discharge plans.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to perform psychosocial assessments within 72 hours of admission.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patient/ family and provides support, counseling and crisis intervention.
  • Leads insight-oriented, psychoeducational, process, or skills groups.
  • Runs family meetings with both the physician and patient as needed.
  • Provides support with advance directives and assists patient/family with the grieving process and makes referrals to Pastoral Care, as appropriate.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master Social Worker (MSW).
  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW).
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in all aspects of social service and discharge planning.
  • PREFER: Two (2) years of social work experience

Pay: $31-$44 (DOE)

Location: Sharon-Sharon Hospital 50 Hospital Hill Road

Work Type: Per Diem

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: 8-hour day shifts Mon - Fri (as needed)

Department: Psych Unit

City: Sharon

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: Social Worker

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Sharon, Connecticut US

Job Number: 39426