Job Title:
Social Worker
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4NP Child Adolescent IP Psych
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Position summary

Social Worker (Job Opening 440790) - SCOPE OF POSITION : provide IRP coverage for social workers on inpatient units
Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University and OSU Harding Hospital are committed to providing world class patient care by Interdisciplinary Treatment Teams. Social Workers are integral members of the treatment teams. The Treatment Teams reflects a culture of cooperation, enthusiasm, and mutual respect. The Social Worker?s primary role is to provide patient care and supportive services that are directed at achieving successful patient outcomes and maximizing patient involvement in their own care plans. Patients and their families will experience the benefits of patient-focused care through the integrated skills of all treatment team members. At OSU Harding Hospital, Social Workers may be on treatment teams in one or more of the services areas provided by the hospital including 24-hour inpatient care, outpatient care, and an Adult Partial Hospitalization Program for psychiatric patients.

The Social Worker provides services to patient and/or families who receive inpatient psychiatric treatment. Social Work duties include completing psychosocial assessment, developing treatment plans, conducting supportive meetings, providing crisis intervention and patient/family education. Social Workers work within the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team to provide these functions, and also provide discharge planning to facilitate the transition from hospital treatment to continuing outpatient care following inpatient treatment. The Social Worker is responsible for serving populations with a variety of clinical, religious and cultural needs. Works with patients and team members in an effort maximize patient?s potential for the healthiest coping responses to their challenging situations, including timely and safe discharge plans.

Education and experience

Masters of Social Work from an accredited Graduate School of Social Work; State of Ohio licensure (LSW or LISW). LISW is strongly preferred. Experience in a healthcare or medically related setting.