• 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 served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.

    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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