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Behavioral Social Worker 2 Behavioral Services 4E Mercy Health PRN in Lima, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Summary

The Social Worker/Counselor II leads the planning and coordination of patient care.  Responsible for providing social services for patients and families of inpatient behavioral health as part of a multidisciplinary team with emphasis on group and individual therapy.  Works closely with psychiatrists, as an active member of the Treatment Team by attending Care Plan meetings.  Responsible for psychotherapy group, wellness groups, psychosocial assessments and facilitating individual, marital and/or family therapy. Develops, implements, reviews and updates treatment plans as well as case management and discharge planning.

Ensures assessments are completed within regulatory timeframe. Has ability to perform all requirements of the social worker/ counselor I.  Leads weekly clinical supervision meetings as assigned. Designs and implements specialized therapeutic groups for patients and families in all program areas, including education, support services and community resources.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The key job responsibilities are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Qualifications - Minimum


Minimum Master’s degree in social work/counseling. Licensed Independent Social Worker or Licensed Practical Clinical Counselor preferred. Licensed Independent Chemical Dependence Counselor optional. 3-5 years’ experience providing inpatient and outpatient treatment to individuals with co-occurring mental health disorders and substance diagnosis. This includes individual, group therapies. Experience in working in a psychiatric setting highly preferred. Basic Life Support Certification: required within 30 days of hire. 

Current unencumbered applicable state license in social work or counseling. Certified Group Psychotherapy (CGP) within 3 years of hire.


Hours per pay period: 0

Hours: Varies

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: All, Job Schedule: Contingent

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