A career opportunity is now available for a Licensed Social Services Professional to provide direct patient care services including discharge planning and follow-through, as an integral member of the health care team at our Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. As part of our team you will provide educational counseling and supportive intervention relative to issues related to coping with chronic illness or disability, substance use and mental health. The Licensed Social Services Professional will also provide counseling and referral regarding grief, loss and bereavement for patients and their family. Additional responsibilities include providing crisis intervention and conflict resolution for patients and family members when needed. The position also assesses safety of vulnerable adults/children to ensure safe discharges from the emergency department. Provide support for families and patients in the Level One Trauma Center. Provide education and support to medical staff on social justice/ethical issues and assist with coordinating care services.
Shift: 4x10 hour shifts with rotating weekends and holidays
Requires a Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field. A Masters Degree in Social Work may be required in some areas based on business need and compliance.
Requires a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). An equivalent license applies to states that do not recognize an LMSW; therefore, the employee must possess a Masters Degree and be a Licensed Social Worker. For assignments in an acute care setting, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is also required.
Internal Number: 212714
About Banner University Medical Center
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