University of Rochester Social Worker (S) in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Psychiatry SMH Ambulatory Svcs

Schedule

8 AM-4:30 PM; WKENDS AS NEEDED

Responsibilities

General Purpose:

The social worker will provide psychosocial assessment and psychiatric diagnosis and treatment for older adult patients 60 years of age and older in the Strong Behavioral Health Older Adult Service. The social worker functions as primary therapist and is responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of the treatment plan for patients assigned to his/her caseload. The social worker participates on an interdisciplinary treatment team and develops liaisons with health and social agencies in the community, as well as with other health professionals within the hospital to support evaluation and treatment of the patient. The social worker also provides individual and group treatment, and crisis intervention as appropriate. The social worker may provide family treatment and case management services as indicated.

Qualifications:

The social worker that occupies this position must have a MSW from an accredited social work graduate program. They must obtain their New York State social work license within 18 months of employment.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Social Worker (S)

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 202631

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time