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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Social Worker LMSW - Samaritan Hospital in Samaritan Hospital - Troy, New York

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Social Worker LMSW - Geriatric Inpatient Psych

If you are looking for a full time position in Social Services, this could be your opportunity. Here at Samaritan Hospital, an affiliate of St. Peter's Health Partners, we care for more people in more places.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

What you will do:

The Social Worker LMSW provides advance clinical social work services, which may include diagnosis and psychotherapy, care planning, case management, and community resource coordination to patients and their families who utilize inpatient and outpatient medical services. Work involves the use of sophisticated interviewing, assessment, and multi-modality psychotherapeutic interventions aimed at positively affecting the physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning of patients and their families. Work involves use of high-level creative problem solving and advance communication skills while performing under mainly autonomous conditions.

Responsibilities :

  • Diagnose and treat psychological, behavioral and emotional disorders

  • Provide specialized skills and mental health therapy for clients.

  • Identify barriers which impact optimal patient functioning

  • Ensure patients receive appropriate resources in most appropriate setting

What you will need :

  • Master's degree in Social Work is required.

  • NYS LMSW or LCSW licensure is required.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Medical, Psychiatric, or Health Care setting is required.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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