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Social Work Coordinator - Behavioral Health

Requisition #: 199490
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Nov. 19, 2019

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Social Work Coordinator is responsible for directing and supervising the daily social work clinical operations of the psychiatric unit in addition to providing clinical supervision to the Crisis Intervention team. In addition, the Social Work Coordinator is responsible for providing high quality patient care; displaying good skills in assessment; treatment planning; individual, group, family treatment; and discharge planning. Additionally, he/she is expected to function well as a member of the multidisciplinary team and participate in the unit community relations program.

Provides ancillary service to the Emergency and Psychiatry Departments in the evaluation of patients who present to the ED with psychiatric difficulties which may or may not require hospitalization. Will provide an expeditious approach in determining the appropriate disposition of the patient as well as improve the timeliness of patient assessment and treatment. Serves as a resource to patients’ families and the community.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  1. Licensure as an LICSW in the District of Columbia. Graduate of an accredited program for social work services or counseling.
  2. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling required.
  3. At least three to five years of psychiatric social work or counseling experience with a focus in adult, geriatric and crisis management.
  4. Current CPR Certification required.

Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.

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