Why Mayo Clinic
This is a supplemental position in our Integrative Behavior Health program in Austin, MN. This position is an opportunity to use a variety of social work skills to support patients through short-term psychotherapy while meeting the patient's psychosocial needs.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams, provides psychotherapy, coordinates patient discharge planning, complies with required standards for medical/legal responsibilities, and serves as a resource to other allied and administrative staff within the section of Social Work and the Department of Nursing.
Social worker with current licensure at the clinical level and eligible to practice independently. An MSW degree is also required from an accredited Social Work program.
LICSW with experience providing a variety of therapeutic interventions is preferred. Ability to closely collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to problem-solve a variety of psychosocial issues is important.
Candidates must have an advanced knowledge of mental illness, personality development, knowledge of the types of treatment, and skills in conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Must have knowledge of adjustment to medical diagnosis’ and chronic disease. Strong communication skills are needed to interact with patients, patient’s family members, multi-disciplinary team, community agencies, and other resources. Must also have psychosocial diagnostic skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and in written form.
License or certification
Licensure to practice independently at the clinical level as required by applicable state requirements. Valid driver's license required for specific specialty areas.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Hours / Pay period
Shift hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The number of shifts per pay period will vary.
No weekend shifts
Austin, MN is a community of 22,000, and is surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 45 minutes west of Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing. Upscale community offering many amenities not often found in communities this size. Hormel Foods, a multi-nation food manufacturer and marketer, has its corporate headquarters in Austin.
Nursing, Other Patient Care
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