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Diamond Healthcare Unit Social Worker/Behavioral Health Therapist - Medstar Washington Hospital Center - Inpatient Psychiatry in Washington DC, District Of Columbia

Come work with a great team! Signet Health manages the behavioral health services for Medstar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) and has a Full-time Day Shift Unit Social Worker/Behavioral Health Therapist. This person is responsible for providing direct clinical social work services to patients and their families as a part of the multidisciplinary team with most emphasis on completing Psychosocial Assessments, conducting groups, facilitating marital and/or family therapies, assisting in program development and developing, implementing and reviewing Treatment Plans.

  • Maintains contact with nursing homes, medical-surgical units and other facilities and agencies to promote the program and to provide education regarding services available for their patients.

  • Provides ongoing communications with referral sources concerning the status of patients referred into the program.

  • Participates in agency-wide training programs and in-services.

  • Provides quality and timely clinical documentation, per Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies’ requirements.

  • Proficiency in interpersonal communication and interdisciplinary teamwork.

  • Experience and skill in treating patients with various types and presentations of psychiatric/behavioral health disorders.

  • Proficiency in conducting psychosocial assessments.

  • Proficiency in developing interdisciplinary treatment plans.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years experience in an adult Inpatient psychiatric unit and/or substance use facility and experience facilitating patients' access to community resources and conducting therapeutic groups.

Must be flexible to adjust to the needs of a fast-paced environment, demonstrate effective problem solving skills, and display proficient oral/written communication skills. Strong preference given to candidates with LICSW, LPC or be eligible for endorsement, but will consider LGSW.


ID: 2022-3898

Hospital/Program: Washington Hospital Center - MedStar

External Company Name: Diamond Healthcare Corp.

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Street: 110 Irving Street NW

Post End Date: 1/31/2022