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Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) Palliative Care Mercy Health Youngstown

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthSummaryResponsible for providing direct services of evaluation and treatment provided through Mercy Health Physicians. This position works with the providers and staff to collaborate in providing needed counseling, case management and social services for current patients/clients at various specialty physician practices in Youngstown. Support Palliative Care, community based (in home and facilities) and the outpatient clinic patients.Essential Functions* 40% Assesses and evaluates the needs of the client referred. Develops an intervention plan in conjunction with the client, family, physician, and other staff, and community agencies as appropriate. Provides brief intervention encounters, approximately 10-13 per day, utilizing both in-person and telehealth methods for interaction.* 20% Maintains required accurate client records and documents progress notes, goals, assessments and other applicable data in a timely manner within the clients' charts.* 20% Consults with providers and external resources and makes any necessary referrals for the ongoing care of the client.* 10% Maintains knowledge of, and practices in accordance with professional practice principles, and with the legal and ethical guidelines of Mercy Health and the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Partners. Maintains current knowledge about community resources including availability, eligibility requirements, and referral procedures in order to facilitate provision of services.* 10% Coordinates with various employed physician practices daily as needs require. Participates in warm hand off protocols for clients, with internal and external stakeholders.EducationRequired: Master's in social work, Counseling, PsychologyLicensure: Current license to provide independent psychotherapy services. Current OH licensure as a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) required.Physical DemandsOccasional - 1 to 33% of workdayFrequent - 34 - 66% of workdayConstant - 67 - 100% of workdayNot at all - 0% of workdayOccasionalSitting, Unilateral Vertical Reach 36-72", lift 0-20#, 6-36" from floor; lift 0-20#, 36-48" from floor; climbing stairs; operating machines (2 hand(s)).FrequentUnilateral Horizontal Reach 0-18"; push/pull 100', 19ft.lbs.ConstantStanding, walking: 2.3 mph, 0 incline; bilateral fine motor manipulation; functional near, far, color vision aided or unaided; functional hearing aid or unaided; functional verbal communication skills; working overtime as assigned to meet operational/patient care demands.Not at AllHold 200# patient sidelying while doing procedure x 2 min; roll 200# patient away/toward self; transfer 105# person chair-chair 5x/hr. with gait belt; bed-cart transfer with 200# person and assist of one with sheet; lift 0- ___# 6-36" from floor; lift 0- ___# 6-72" from floor; climbing ladders, working from heights, crawling, kneeling, running, operating machines: (2 foot/feet).Category II Job Classification - HMHP employees who have jobs with tasks that rarely involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues and have no contact with used sharps.Job Hazard Risks:LiftingInfectious Disease ExposureHazard Materials Exposure (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical)Workplace Violence PotentialMercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:* Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans* Prescription drug coverage* Flexible spending accounts* Life insurance w/AD&D* An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.* Paid time off* Educational Assistance* And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift: Days Department: Palliative CareAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

Keywords: Mercy Health, Youngstown , Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) Palliative Care Mercy Health Youngstown, Healthcare , Youngstown, Ohio

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