Social Work Practitioner - Advanced
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine seeks a licensed clinical Social Work Practitioner to work in its Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: evaluation and assessment of patients' mental status, behavioral and social circumstances, family dynamics and resources; biopsychosocial formulation and DSM diagnosis; independently triage and prioritize patients for hospitalization, emergency treatment, early appointment or routine appointment; perform emergency and crisis intervention for immediate emergency or walk-in patients; and provide individual, family, marital, and group therapy. The position also participates in the teaching and clinical supervision of medical students, psychiatry residents, and other health professional trainees.
The candidate of choice has to establish and maintain a professional and collaborative relationship with providers and referral sources in the region, both as part of a marketing and referral process and to assure that patients are connected to the appropriate treatment program including interfacing with community support systems. He/she has to ability to communicate effectively with the population served, including their families, and work professionally and collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to provide services for clients and families is.
CLINICAL SUPPORT POSITION - NOT SUBJECT TO STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT.
The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.
Special Instructions To Application:
- Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.
- If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
- Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Bachelor's degree in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area of assignment. Some positions may require certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 002380
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is dedicated to providing excellence in education, patient care, research, and service in mental health. We strive to foster a collaborative environment committed to improving the health and well being of the people of eastern North Carolina and beyond. We support and advance evidence-based practice, sound scientific principles, and compassion in addressing the needs of our learners, our patients, our colleagues, and our community.