Social Worker – LCSW

Social Worker – LCSW

0.6 FTE, Weekdays day shift.

Pay starting at $26.09/hr, based on experience.

Apply online at www.unitypoint.org/madison/careers

The Psychiatric Clinical Social Worker works with a caseload of patients individually throughout hospitalization.  An extensive initial assessment particularly related to family function and support, legal status, and need for psycho-education as well as aftercare resources is conducted within 48 hours of admission.  The results of the assessment provide focus for the social worker during the patient’s hospitalization.  The psychiatric social worker ensures that aftercare resources are in place by discharge and assists patients/families in accessing them.   Additionally, the psychiatric social worker provides care for patients in groups as a therapy group facilitator.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work with a clinical concentration from an accredited school of social work
  • Two years of clinical social work experience
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Strong desire to lead therapeutic groups

Preferred:

  • Two years of direct experience working with psychiatric patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis
  • Previous experience facilitating experiential and didactic patient groups
  • Excellent working knowledge of community mental health resources
  • Solid understanding of Wisconsin Mental Health Law, Guardianship, Advanced Medical Directives, and Power of Attorney issues