Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

  • Per Diem Psychiatric Social Worker - Inpatient Unit

    Job Locations US-NY-PATCHOGUE
    Job ID
    2018-11140
    Department
    Nursing-Psychiatry
    Position Type
    Per-Diem
  • Overview

    Long Island Community Hospital has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at LI Community Hospital are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing. It is an exciting time to join LI Community Hospital, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly.  

    LI Community Hospital offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.

    An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package.

    Responsibilities

     The Psychiatric Social Worker is responsible for providing high quality patient care, displaying good skills in assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, group treatment, individual treatment, family treatment, and discharge planning. Provides crisis intervention counseling,  to patients and families; educates patients and families about community resources for their aftercare plans. Collaborates with intra and inter hospital departments to obtain and provide clinical information about patients to assist with their discharge plan. Assists team with providing a safe and therapeutic environment for the patients. Integral member of the multidisciplinary team.

    Qualifications

    Master’s degree in Social Work; current New York State license - LCSW.

    Crisis intervention skills, Individual, group, and family therapy experience.

    Knowledgeable in federal, state and local regulations.

    Two years experience working with psychiatric patients preferred.

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