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Psychiatric Social Worker (LCSW) - Behavioral Health

Requisition ID:

20155731

Business Unit:

New Britain General

Location:

New Britain, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

 
The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.
 
The Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit provides the highest level of care to adults facing a variety of mental health diagnoses. We have a multi-disciplinary team that consists of Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses, Nurse Technicians, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers. This 32 bed unit is equipped with the highest levels of technology including EPIC electronic medical records, a sensory room, and ‘psych safe’ building features to provide optimal safety for our patients and staff. Our staff works in collaborative environments with strong interdisciplinary teams in a patient centered care model in a richly diverse work space. As a brand new, state of the art unit, we specialize in the stabilization of acute psychiatric distress, working with the community around us to establish an effective and safe service line for our behavioral health patients. 
 
Job Summary 
 
A Behavioral Health Clinician performs psychiatric evaluations of inpatient patients at The Hospital of Central Connecticut to determine Psychiatric/Substance Abuse Care needs. Provides direct clinical psychosocial therapy to patients, utilizing individual, group and family therapies. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient’s age specific needs and age specific treatment and care.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Social Work required.
  • Active LCSW in the State of CT is required.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in acute care/hospital setting.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong documentation and computer skills.
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Polish preferred.

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