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Unit Social Worker / BH Therapist - Medstar Washington Hospital Center - Inpatient Psychiatry

Signet Health
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Come work with a great team! Signet Health manages the behavioral health services for Medstar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) and has a Full-time Day Shift Unit Social Worker/Behavioral Health Therapist . This person is responsible for providing direct clinical social work services to patients and their families as a part of the multidisciplinary team with most emphasis on completing Psychosocial Assessments, conducting groups, facilitating marital and/or family therapies, assisting in program development and developing, implementing and reviewing Treatment Plans. Maintains contact with nursing homes, medical-surgical units and other facilities and agencies to promote the program and to provide education regarding services available for their patients. Provides ongoing communications with referral sources concerning the status of patients referred into the program. Participates in agency-wide training programs and in-services. Provides quality and timely clinical documentation, per Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies’ requirements. Proficiency in interpersonal communication and interdisciplinary teamwork. Experience and skill in treating patients with various types and presentations of psychiatric/behavioral health disorders. Proficiency in conducting psychosocial assessments. Proficiency in developing interdisciplinary treatment plans. Other duties as assigned. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years experience in an adult Inpatient psychiatric unit and/or substance use facility and experience facilitating patients' access to community resources and conducting therapeutic groups. Must be flexible to adjust to the needs of a fast-paced environment, demonstrate effective problem solving skills, and display proficient oral/written communication skills. Strong preference given to candidates with LICSW, LPC or be eligible for endorsement and will consider LGSWs with experience. EOE Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Signet Health


Washington, DC
20017 USA



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