Harrison County Hospital
  • 27-Nov-2020 to 26-Jan-2021 (EST)
  • Senior Care
  • Corydon, IN, USA
  • Per Diem

The Therapist provides quality and organized psychotherapy and social services for identified clients and families, with special emphasis on treatment and discharge planning needs in absence of or in conjunction with the Primary Therapist. He/She maintains accurate and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant regulations and standards regarding the provision of social services and of the implementation of treatment and discharge planning. The PRN Therapist assures the collection and evaluation of social services and discharge planning data according to UltraGroup, LLC's policy, demonstrates professional behavior, and supports the philosophy of UltraGroup.

REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Licensed in the state of IN as social worker (LCSW) or counselor (LMHC)
  • CPR Certification
  • Annual Fire/Electrical Safety Training
  • Annual flu vaccine
  • Corporate Compliance

SKILLS

Organizational, verbal, interpersonal, patient relations, analytical, grammar/spelling, reading/comprehension of written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, and computer skills.

JOB KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of community resources for older persons, knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and insurance requirements as these relate to continuing care. Familiarity with medical terminology and conditions as these impact treatment and discharge needs. Familiarity with medical team roles and with the functioning of other hospital departments. Knowledge of effective individual and group communication techniques.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited Graduate School of Social Work or a degree that supports an alternative acceptable licensure.
  • LMSW or LCSW preferred LMHC and LMFT also acceptable.
  • Two to three years of clinical experience with older persons, and hospital or nursing home experience preferred.
  • Must meet any applicable state certification standards. 

AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Demonstrates knowledge, skills and behaviors appropriate to the population served and based on specific criteria and/or age specific consideration as follows:

  • Exhibit communication skills necessary to interpret age specific response to situations and treatments
  • Ability to provide equipment necessary for age specific treatments
  • Exhibits knowledge of growth and development
  • Ability to provide age specific and interpret age specific treatments
  • Ability to involve family/significant other in patient's plan of care
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