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Clinical Social Worker GPG

Location
Washington DC
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022
Job Summary
  • The PediatricsMobile Clinic is a component of Community Pediatrics which provides comprehensive primary care services for children and adolescents that includes community-based prevention, early intervention and specialty behavioral health services. Adheres to NASW Code of Ethics and exemplifies the qualities and values of the social work profession.
  • The School Based Health Centers is a component of Community Pediatrics which provides comprehensive primary care services for students enrolled at Anacostia SHS and Roosevelt SHSof community-based prevention, early intervention and specialty behavioral health services. Adheres to NASW Code of Ethics and exemplifies the qualities and values of the social work profession.
Minimum Qualifications
Education/Training
  • Master's Social Work from an accredited training programmer an equivalent combination of education and experience. CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO AN APPROPRIATE COMBINATION OF EDUCATION/TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE.
Experience
  • 2 years of experience as an independent level practitioner working with adolescents in the behavioral health field, preferably in an urban school environment. Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
License/Certification/Registration
  • D.C. license at the LICSW level.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Clinical social work knowledge and practice skills related to psychosocial aspects of childhood trauma. Knowledge of community resources. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Effective interdisciplinary and interpersonal skills for practice and consultation.
  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
    • Provides behavioral health services and clinical case management to the patient population served by the SBHC. Makes treatment recommendations and provides complex services essential to the resolution of social problems which may require the development and adaptation of various treatment approaches, methods, and techniques. This action includes but is not limited to de-escalation, assessing suicidality, and crisis intervention.
    • Develops and/or collaborates on a series of psycho-educational and social service workshops based on the most pressing needs identified by clinic personnel and families within the school's community.
    • Identifies appropriate referral sources to facilitate access to community resources and referrals with community-based partner organizations related to child advocacy, mental health, and social services.
    • Links students/families needing psychiatric care to services available through community network.
    • Provides professional advocacy skills to both the students and their families.
    • Works directly with clients to assess health, create plans and evaluate progress.
    • Collaborates with other health care professionals as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Facilitates communication regarding relevant psychosocial issues of patients and families to health care team through recording in medical records, consultation and participation in relevant meetings.
    • Functions as a coordinating link between patient, family, school, and community resources to assure continuity of care.
    • Represents social work perspective and participates in orientation, training, and education programs for students as well as physicians, nurses and other health care professionals as required.
    • Assumes responsibility for identifying training needs and locating resources and promoting own professional development.
    • Collaborates with other disciplines in development of new programs that enhance the quality of services to the School Health Center patients and their significant others.
    • Actively cooperates as a participant in the Division of Community Pediatrics, committee work, research, QA/QI, and other duties as appropriate.
    • Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and hospital in community outreach efforts. Participates in multi-disciplinary quality and service improvement teams.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 673803195-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: MedStar Health
  • Location: Washington DC
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent