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Licensed Independent Social Worker, ID/DD Psychiatric Clinic, Department of Psychiatry

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You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department.

 

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Job Overview

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine is seeking to hire a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW). The LISW will provide outpatient mental health services. Primarily provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group therapies while meeting all standards of practice as required. This position will also provide social work services as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation. 
  • Provide education and counseling to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's illness and/or life situation; may utilize crisis intervention, brief and long-term individual, group, and family therapies.
  • Provide therapy through face-to-face sessions, via tele-medicine, or telephone conferencing.
  • Collaborate with social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and other appropriate treatment team members in diagnostic formulation, treatment direction, and recommendations.
  • Maintain knowledge of external resources for patient needs to foster recovery.
  • Liaison with community agencies; participate in area activities related to mental health.
  • Manage department appointment schedules as appropriate.
  • Ensure that patient care documentation is timely, legible, and efficient.  
  • Perform all required data collection for the department accurately and within expected time frame.
  • Participate in clinical supervision as needed on a scheduled basis.
  • Maintain current licensure, participate in continuing education, and meet competency skills for evaluations in area of practice.  Maintain knowledge of and compliance with HIPAA policies, documentation guidelines, and other related regulatory requirements.  Keep current with social work and health care developments and seek to increase further enhancement of job-related knowledge.
  • Participate in departmental and outpatient Psychiatry meetings, quality improvement efforts, and make sure peer review standards are met.
  • Provide education to other health care professionals.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Master’s Degree must be in Social Work.

Required Trainings/Certifications

State of Ohio Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW).

Required Experience

Two (2) years of supervised social work experience.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Licensed Independent Social Worker, ID/DD Psychiatric Clinic, Department of Psychiatry

Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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