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ECRH-Psychiatric Social Worker

Job ID: 265172...

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary:
• About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Location

Augusta University - Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

Job Summary

This position will conduct a clinical interview of individuals presenting for admission, interviews with family or significant others and obtain information from previous treatment providers to help determine appropriate level of care. They will present case presentations to the physician on social work recommendations and assist in providing crisis intervention, family education and counseling as needed. Coordinates discharge plans and facilities appropriate referrals for continued treatment.

Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to:
• Screening, developing, monitoring, and coordinating client placement plans while ensuring that services and placements plans meet the client's needs and expectations.
• Serve as a key advisor to a program director and develop strategies and objectives to accomplish the goals of the client as well as the facility.
• Member of a care team in order to coordinate and integrate with the community support programs.
• Serve as a liaison for clinical departments or between hospital and community support programs.
• Ensure objectives and priorities for patients are in line with the department and in support of overall hospital goals.
• Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) w/licensure eligibility and a minimum of two years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Seven years' experience in a mental health hospital setting or social service delivery system.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of the mental health delivery system in Georgia and understanding of DSM V. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases. Understanding of HIPAA regulatory policies and procedures such as those outlined by the Joint Commission and HIPAA.

SKILLS

Skilled in a variety of therapeutic models and interventions directly related to area of assignment. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

ABILITIES

Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to perform crisis intervention techniques and group therapy techniques. Able to contribute to a high-performance environment characterized by positive leadership and strong teamwork. Able to contribute to a high-performance environment characterized by positive leadership and strong teamwork.Ability to contribute to a high-performance environment characterized by positive leadership and strong teamwork.

Shift/Salary/Benefits

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)

Pay Grade: 16

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

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If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=265172&PostingSeq=1

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