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Licensed Master Social Worker

Phoenix, Arizona 85054

Job ID: 11607 Category: Professional

Job Description:

Provides social work services for facilitating solutions to the medically related psychosocial/environmental problems of patients and families.

Ensures the continuity of patient care by implementing interventions which may include initial assessment, identifying mental health disorders, brief behavioral health interventions , information and referral, during hospitalization and/or outpatient treatment.

May provide educational support to staff.

Maintains positive working relationships with vendors and external agencies to access services for patients.

inpatient and outpatient positions available

The individual must possess the ability to clinically assess and treat emotional mental health issues.

This LMSW position will assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required. 

Qualifications:

Master's degree in Social Work.

Minimum of one year of current experience in a clinic, hospital, medical setting, or health care field. 

Must have knowledge of adjustment to medical diagnosis and chronic disease.

Strong communication skills are needed to interact with patients, family members/ care givers, providers and allied health staff.

Must have psychosocial diagnostic skills and ability to coordinate transition of care. 

Active license through Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Service Examiners;

Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) required.

Basic Life Support Certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater form start date.

Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency

at least 2 years of experience with inpatients

 

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