Social Worker II - Sign on Bonus for Bilingual/Spanish
Company: MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-DSM
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 13, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community. Responsibilities *GENERAL
Provides the services to adults including: conducting face-to-face
assessments; establishing diagnoses; making treatment suggestions;
ordering behavioral health intervention services (when indicated);
and, assisting with referrals to behavioral health intervention
services providers (if requested). Provides substance use disorder,
co-occurring, trauma, and personal growth related therapy services
to assigned clients and their families. Applies advanced
psychosocial theory and methods to individuals as well as families
and groups with appropriate regard for the complexity of given
problems. *ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* * Establishes rapport and develops
a therapeutic relationship with assigned clients. Provides therapy
and counseling services in individual and group sessions. Maintains
appropriate professional boundaries.
* Provides crisis intervention and conflict resolution assistance.
Demonstrates ability to differentiate between emergency and
non-emergency tasks and responds accordingly. Provides immediate
supportive counseling and necessary assistance to clients dealing
with a crisis or emergency situation. Assists with referrals to
community resources when appropriate. Conducts educational groups
providing recovery related information and instruction.
* Assists with referrals to community resources when
* Provides psychosocial counseling/treatment services to restore
clients to optimum social and physical well-being (within their
capacity). Provides therapy in individual and group sessions for
co-occurring, trauma, and personal growth related concerns.
* Provides family and/or couples therapy services in designated
situations. * Completes an initial assessment that includes
evaluation of the American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient
Placement Criteria (the ASAM criteria). Obtains bio-psychosocial
history information and identifies client needs by interviewing the
client, reviewing available records, conferring with other
professionals and appropriate House of Mercy staff, and contacting
other information sources as necessary and appropriate.
* Performs a comprehensive assessment (psychosocial history) to
analyze and synthesize the client's status and addresses the
client's strengths, problems, and areas of clinical concern. On an
ongoing basis assesses client needs/strengths, behaviors, and
progress toward desired outcomes. * Determines need for outside
professional evaluations (e.g., mental health), and independently
refers to community practitioners/agencies as needed.
* Develops treatment plans based upon assessment and in accordance
with program requirements, state regulations, etc.
* Participates in case review meetings to review and discuss client
progress, assure consistent implementation of treatment plan
goals/objectives, and promote team involvement in problem
* Coordinates services with community agencies, schools, courts,
service providers of significant others, and mental health/other
health care professionals to provide an extended, high quality
continuum of care for House of Mercy adult residents. * Consults
with House of Mercy staff and client to determine client's
post-discharge needs and plans. Coordinates services with community
agencies as needed to provide an extended, high quality continuum
of care. a broad spectrum of discharge planning services and
collaborates with treatment team in implementing appropriate
discharge plans and aftercare programming. Provides
support/encouragement as needed throughout the process.. *
Responsible for the maintenance of client files. Assures all needed
releases of information and other paperwork are present in the file
and up-to-date. Promptly requests new or additional information and
paperwork as needed. *#MissionCritical* Qualifications *MINIMUM
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:* * Master's degree in a
human services related discipline, required. * Proof of completion
of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served
within thirty (30) days of hire.
* Licensed to provide mental health therapy in the State of Iowa
(LMHC, LISW, LMFT, etc.) and meets the requirements necessary for
an LPHA designation *OR*
* CADC certification within one (1) year of hire.
* Ability to understand medical terminology and communicate
effectively with healthcare professionals. CommonSpirit Health
participates in E-verify.
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