Carolinas HealthCare System
Job Req ID: 197866
Position Number: 00145753
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable/On Call
Shift Details: M-F 8:00 to 5:00 pm
Standard Hours:Â 40.00
Department Name: LCI Psychiatry
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details:Â 101 E. W.T. Harris Blvd, #1214, Charlotte, NC 28262
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
Provides education and support services to patients, families and staff. Also provides
psychosocial assessment, counseling, crisis intervention and information/referral services on a
consultation basis to CHS patients and families. Works collaboratively with the team to effect
positive patient and family outcomes and to ensure efficient utilization of resources
Interviews patient/patient's social support system to complete initiate psychosocial
Provides counseling/support/education to patient/patient's social support system. Assists
patients/patient's social support system in coping with stress related to hospitalization,
disability, chronic/terminal illness.
Works collaboratively with the patients and patient's social support system to establish
and implement a plan of care with multidisciplinary team that meets the patient's
identified psychosocial needs.
Serves as a resource to team members and physicians regarding emotional, social, and
psychosocial components of the patient's illness and its effects on their social support
Assists and facilitates the multidisciplinary team in understanding and
integrating these aspects into the plan of care.
Intervenes in crisis situations, appropriately and effectively applying crisis intervention
theory' and skills
Completes psychosocial assessments for the patient's post hospital care for designated
patients and their support system.
Assess and evaluates the patient/patient's social support system for the appropriate
level of care or environment setting to meet care needs across the continuum.
Participates in multidisciplinary care planning meetings.
Maintains current knowledge and researches availability of community agencies and
community resources for social, emotional or financial assistance.
Provides information, education to patients and their social support on community
resources and options for post hospital care appropriate to the age of the patients
served. Make referrals to community agencies as needed.
Reports suspected cases of child & adult abuse/neglect/exploitation. Serves as liaison
between hospital, patients/patient's social support system and Department of Social
Services during evaluation/investigation.
Identifies and records clinical, psychosocial and financial barriers to a smooth transition
across the healthcare continuum and assists in identifying and facilitating system
Works with leadership to identify problems, recommended solutions and works toward
Develops and maintains accurate case records of each referred patient. Documents in
medical record according to departmental standards.
Works in an office type setting, extensive walking throughout the facility. Prolonged periods of sitting reviewing medical records, documentation. Repetitive wrist motion and occasional lifting of 10-20 pounds. Requires frequent verbal and written communication in English. Intact sight and hearing with or without assistive devices is required. Must be able to handle a fast paced environment, moving independently from one location to another.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Master's degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the council in Social Work Education required. LCSW preferred. At least 1 year professional experience in hospital or health related setting preferred. Expertise with Data Management Tools. Adherence to National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer