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Social Worker, LCSW

Psychiatry

 

Address   Franciscan Physician Network
    1501 Hartford Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904

 

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Master's Required

WHAT WE NEED

Resourceful, supporting counselors

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Patients and families healthcare often need guidance and counseling to help resolve problems and deal with what might be a very different way of life post-illness. Our Social Workers are an important link in our home healthcare team. These are the people who educate staff and families and find needed support and resources.

Are you a good listener? Are you a resourceful problem-solver? Do you enjoy helping others enhance their quality of life? We have a special role that needs your skills.  

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to evaluate and assess patients’ medical and physical needs.
  • Refer patients to appropriate services if patients are identified with depression, anxiety, grief or mental illness.
  • Utilize consultation data and social work experience to plan and coordinate client or patient care and rehabilitation, following through to ensure service efficacy.
  • Identify environmental impediments to patient progress through interviews and review of patient records.
  • Assist patients and their caregivers in identifying goals of care and assists with unmet needs through linkages to community resources.
  • Assist in crisis intervention.
  • Document patients’ electronic medical records in a clear, concise, accurate, and timely manner.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior Social Services experience.
  • Manage conflict and tactfully handle complaints and difficult situations.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Competent when engaging with diversity.
  • Provide assistance to patients regarding the financial assistance and insurance processes.
  • Critically evaluate and analyze information in written materials.
  • Understanding of the role of the Healthcare provider related to insurance processes.
  • Knowledge of Crises Intervention theory and Non Violent Crisis Intervention.
  • Knowledge of patient billing processes and means of paying for care.
  • Solve problems by analyzing information and using logic to address issues and problems.
  • Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

1-3 Years Experience

License(s): Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Certification(s): Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Travel: Never or Rarely

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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Nearest Major Market: Lafayette