Clinical Social Worker-Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic- Duke Regional Hospital (LCSW Required)
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 188351
Duke Regional Hospital Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units.Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday Only. Work Hours are Flexible – 5, 8hr or 4, 10hr shifts * *
We are able to offer a 4 day, 10 hour day work week.
Ability to work with high acuity and patients discharged from inpatient psychiatric hospital setting as a bridge to longer term therapy.
Experience treating Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression (post suicidal), either through inpatient or case management setting.
Knowledge of CBTp and WRAP modalities ideal. Provider liaison with inpatient social work and discharge planner regarding link to treatment.
Other experience desired: experience treating trauma, substance abuse, chronic conditions and medical comorbidities
Provide psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as discharge planning to and consultation about patients and families to assist them and the health care team in coping with patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse disorders.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
Formulate, develop, and implement a comprehensive psychosocial treatment plan utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and interventions.
Screen, identify, diagnose using DSM nomenclature, treat and manage mental health and/or substance abuse problems in patients and family members. May perform these functions independently or as part of a team.
Participate in multi-disciplinary health care teams and provide leadership in representing clinical social work perspective/liaison with patient and family.
Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources.
Knowledge of hospital, medical center and/or health system resources to access and provide for patient care needs.
Document assessment, plan, interactions, and interventions according to departmental, hospital and/or health system guidelines and standards.
Maintain records and statistics in accordance with department, hospital, medical center and/or health system policies. Attend and participate in staff, committee, department, and other administrative meetings.
Participate in department, hospital, medical center, and/or health system continuous quality improvement efforts.
Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work.
Two year of post internship social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency. Two years recent post master's experience in a clinical setting preferred.
Same as Level I plus five years post master's experience in a health care or social service agency. Experience in leadership and supervising.
Experience working with diverse and underserved populations including LGBTQ and different gender identities, various cultures/ethnicities and People of Color. Bilingual language capabilities ideal.
Experience providing outpatient therapy with adults and use of modalities such as CBT, DBT and Motivational Interviewing is ideal.
Experience providing trauma therapy, and working with patients with chronic mental health issues - - either short term or long term therapy.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Current licensure as a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) by the NC Social Work Certification and Licensure Board.
Job Code: 00005028 CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER Job Level: F2
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