DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is DMCâ��s largest hospital, offering a comprehensive heart center, cancer care, gerontology, emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology and cosmetic services. Sinai-Graceâ��s joint replacement program features a revolutionary minimally invasive knee and hip replacement surgery that attracts patients from all over the country. Sinai-Grace operates more than 21 outpatient care sites and ambulatory surgery centers throughout Wayne and Oakland Counties and is one of 10 hospitals in the nation to be awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to help set the standards of cardiac care for hospitals and physicians throughout the nation.
Under general direction and according to established policies and procedures, assesses and attends the psychosocial needs of patients and their families. This includes psychosocial evaluation, crisis intervention, psychotherapeutic support and counseling, and/or psychotherapy to patients and their family. Acts as an advocate assisting assigned patients in their physical, emotional and social adjustment as well as facilitating an individualized plan of care in a multidisciplinary team approach for each patient. Maintains continuity of care by developing and implementing patient discharge plans. Originates plans on date of admission, collaborating with patient, family, guardian, caseworker and other community resources. Provides evaluations, ongoing monitoring and individual and group counseling, and facilitates adjustment to the secondary effects of illness. Acts as liaison between facility, family, government and community agencies. Documents social work intervention and completes discharge summary, admission forms or other required paperwork, and facilitates transition to the next level of care. Responds to crises management situations in accordance with hospital and departmental policy. Maintains current and accurate referral sources and uses appropriately. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
1. Master's degree in Social Work.
2.Current license as a Licensed Master's Social Worker in the State of
Michigan, or current limited license to engage in the practice of
social work at the Master's level in the State of Michigan, with full
licensure within 3 years from date of hire.
3. One to two years Social Work experience in psychiatric evaluation,
disposition and treatment with patients of varying diagnoses including but
not limited to psychiatric, substance abuse and prior physical impairments.
1. Ability to regularly work with patients with difficult medical/emotional
2. Interpersonal skills to maintain productive relationships with patients,
families, service agency personnel, and a variety of hospital and medical
3. Effective written and verbal communication skills to communicate with
diverse populations including physicians, employees, patients and their
4. Analytical ability to assess patients' medical/psychotherapeutic
circumstances and to make judgments regarding the need for social work
intervention or referral to social or mental health agencies.
5. Visual acuity and ability to move around hospital, clinic, or patient
6. Ability to cope with stressful situations, management multiple
priorities and to work regularly with difficult
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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