Social Worker for Behavioral Health - LECOM Health

Social Worker for Behavioral Health

Millcreek Community Hospital

Millcreek Community Hospital is seeking a full time, 1st shift, Social Worker for Behavioral Health.

SUMMARY: Plans, organizes and implements social work services for patient and families.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related social service discipline

Experience: Clinical experience

Required Certification/Registration: Valid PA driver’s license
*CPR Certification
*Therapeutic Holds Training
(*To be obtained within 60 days of hire.)

Competencies:

1. Sensitivity to a patient’s emotional, mental, and physical needs.
2. Strong written and oral communication skills.
3. Knowledge of therapeutic communication techniques specifically working with people with varying disabilities.
4. Completion of annual Behavioral Health competency trainings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Frequent prolonged standing/walking
Occasionally lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring patients
Occasionally lifts supplies and/or equipment
Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Works in well lighted/well ventilates area.
Subject to hostile and emotionally upset patients, family members, etc.
Subject to many interruptions
Frequent pressure due to multiple calls and inquires

Interested,qualified candidates may submit a resume along with an application by clicking Apply for this Job link below or mail resume to Human Resources, Millcreek Community Hospital, 5515 Peach Street, Erie Pa 16509. E.O.E

 

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