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Social Worker III

IA Recruiting
Rutland, VT
July 04, 2024

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Full-time Social Worker needed in Rutland, VT. THis is an onsite-position for a hospital setting. Full benefits with a robust recruitment package.

The Social Worker III is responsible for providing social work services to all customer groups affected by illness/ disability often including lifestyle adjustment difficulties. Understands utilization criteria and case management principles in a health care setting, as well as relevant community resources, insurance, regulatory, and legal system knowledge.

Conduct Social Work Assessment/Education services:

• Assesses, within the framework of a holistic approach, the social, emotional, familial and financial factors impacting the patient/family’s ability to cope with problems of daily living related to their mental health condition within, 48 hours of admission.

• Provide supportive education to individuals and families regarding such issues as: i.Alternate care placement.

• Financial/insurance planning.

• Resources for D/C related needs.

• Preventative and protective services for patients and caregivers.

• Crisis intervention.

• Create treatment goals utilizing results of individualized assessments.

• Coordinates inclusion input from patient support network in therapeutic plan

• Provide suicide risk assessments on psychiatric patients. Communicate findings to team, and recommend safety interventions based on findings.

• Drafting of and setting parameters in behavioral plans.

• Provide one on one therapeutic support.

Facilitates psycho-educational and other therapeutic groups.

• May Assist with safety checks and other patient care related functions including admission paperwork, searches, and other milieu management tasks as assigned

• Assess acuity and levels of care

• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education

• Master's degree in Social Work (MSW).

Required Licenses/Certifications

• BLS Certification through American Heart Association*

• Completion of endorsed patient/visitor de-escalation and restraint program certification*

• Licensed in the State of Vermont as an LICSW. *Must obtain within 3 months of hire.