Job Summary: This position will support LLUMC's strategic plan and the organization's mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. Provides assistance to patients and their families in the forms diagnostic evaluation; individual, family & group therapeutic counseling; resource referral. Identifies patient and family psychosocial and environmental needs related to admission, diagnosis, treatment and discharge. Works collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary team in developing and implementing a comprehensive, integrated discharge plan. Makes appropriate referrals for community services; may provide inpatient emotional support and counseling services, crisis intervention, and bereavement services. Assesses and intervenes in situations involving child or elder abuse/neglect, domestic violence. Provides care and services to all patient groups: Neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and elderly. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; operate/troubleshoot basic office equipment; type 30 words per minute without errors. others; provide leadership and supervision; follow policies consistently; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to positively and effectively manage complex interpersonal relations with patients and staff. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently and with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; compose written material; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Works independently without direct supervision. Able to distinguish colors as necessary; write, hear, read and speak sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with workplace; see adequately to read computer screens and written documents necessary to the position.
Master's degree in social work required. Minimum one year of experience in clinical setting required. Previous counseling experience preferred.