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We are looking for an LGSW or LICSW for adult inpatient psych. The social worker would have a variety of responsibilities including but not limited to completing psychosocial assessments, engaging in supportive counseling and therapeutic interventions with patients, facilitating groups and family/provider meetings, and working with the multidisciplinary treatment team to help facilitate and secure appropriate discharge plans for patients
Under the supervision of a social worker who meets state required standards, provides psychotherapy, counseling, and other services in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams. The social worker may also coordinate 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.
An MSW degree is required from an accredited Masters of Social Work Program.
Looking for someone licensed with clinical experience and interest in mental health.
Must have an advanced knowledge of categories in mental illness, personality development, knowledge of the types of psychiatric treatment, and skills in conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Must have knowledge in adjustment to medical diagnosis and chronic disease. Strong human relation skills are needed to interact with patients, patient’s family members, consultants, residents, hospital personnel, community agencies, and other resources. Must also have psychosocial diagnostic skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
License or certification
Licensure by applicable state requirements.
Minnesota: Licensure at the Licensed Graduate Social Work (LGSW) or Licensed Independent Social Work (LISW) level from the Minnesota Board of Social Work (MNBOSW) is required. LGSW/LISW personnel, following 4000 hours of clinically supervised practice are eligible to apply for licensure at the LICSW level, and must do so by 8000 hours. A condition of employment at the LGSW level shall be the ability to practice clinically through a MNBOSW approved Clinical Supervision Plan leading to LICSW attainment.
Wisconsin: Certification at the Certified Advanced Practice (CAPSW) or Certified Independent Social Worker (CISW) level by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services is required. CAPSW personnel who have achieved two years of supervised social work practice, by a supervisor who has met board requirements, may apply for certification as a CISW. CAPSW or CISW personnel, following 3,000 hours of clinical social work practice including at least 1,000 hours of face to face contact supervised by a person meeting board requirements, may apply for licensure at the LCSW level.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
This is a .8 position, hours are 7am - 4pm Monday through Thursday.
Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in 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.
Nursing, Other Patient Care
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