Clinical Social Worker
Company: Duke Health
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Duke Primary CareDuke Primary Care Duke Primary Care is a broad
network of community-based clinics that offer family medicine,
internal medicine, pediatric, and urgent care services. With 400
providers in nearly 50 locations, Duke Primary Care is the largest
primary care network in the greater Triangle. Our network saw more
than 750,000 patient encounters in fiscal year 2021.Our Duke
Primary Care clinics provide personalized care for adults and
children, from sick visits to preventive care, health screenings to
immunizations, and annual exams to chronic disease management.
Select primary care clinics also provide behavioral health,
diabetes education, pharmacy, and other population health services.
Duke Primary Care clinics are accredited and designated a Primary
Care Medical Home by The Joint Commission.Our Duke Urgent Care
centers offer evaluation and treatment for minor illnesses and
injuries 12 hours a day, seven days a week when a patient--------s
primary care provider is not available. Services also include
certain physical exams and vaccinations. A pediatric specialist is
available at select locations. Patients can walk in to one of our
nine urgent care centers located throughout the greater Triangle or
can schedule a virtual visit to receive care from the comfort of
home.CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - DUKE PRIMARY CARE SAGE ROAD
PEDIATRICS/Internal Medicine -Position will cover Peds and Internal
Medicine at Sage Road. - -Clinical Social Worker- Duke Primary
Provide psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, and treatment, as well
as discharge planning to and consultation about patients and
families to assist them and the health care team in coping with
patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or
life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse
disorders. Function in a supervisory role as a team leader in
addition to the duties and responsibilities of Level I. -Work
Performed Level I -
--- - - Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families
to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and
problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or
--- - - Formulate, develop, and implement a comprehensive
psychosocial treatment plan utilizing appropriate clinical social
work treatments and interventions.
--- - - Interventions may include crisis intervention, brief and
long-term individual, marital, family and/or group therapies as
well as grief and bereavement work.
--- - - Screen, identify, diagnose using DSM nomenclature, treat
and manage mental health and/or substance abuse problems in
patients and family members.
--- - - Provide training together health care professionals in
--- - - May perform these functions independently or as part of a
--- - - Assist with screening, identification, diagnosis,
management and treatment of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic
violence, rape, etc. -
--- - - Provide training to other health care professionals in
--- - - May participate in on-call or after hours coverage.
--- - - Provide consultative services to health care team members
within scope of care definitions as needed.
--- - - Maintain a working knowledge of relevant medical/legal
issues that impact on patient care, e.g., advance directives, child
and elder abuse.
--- - - Provide education to patients and families around issues
related to adaptation to the patient 's diagnosis, illness,
treatment and/or life situation.
--- - -Participate in multi-disciplinary healthcare teams and
provide leadership in representing clinical social work
perspective/liaison with patient and family.
--- - -Provide teaching and training for students, staff, and
faculty from social work and other disciplines.
--- - -Contribute to the academic mission of the medical center and
health system by participating in academic activities such as
committees, conferences, publications, teaching and research.
--- - - -Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community
agencies and resources.
--- - - -Arrange, procure, and coordinate patient/family pre and
post hospital needs.
--- - - -Knowledge of hospital, medical center and/or health system
resources to access and provide for patient care needs.
--- - - -Document assessment, plan, interactions, and interventions
according to departmental, hospital and/or health system guidelines
--- - - -Maintain records and statistics in accordance with
department, hospital, medical center and/or health system
--- - - -Attend and participate in staff, committee, department,
and other administrative
--- - - -Participate in department, hospital, medical center,
and/or health system continuous quality improvement -
--- - - -Participate in regular supervisory conferences; keep
current with social work and health care developments and seek to
increase further enhancement of job related knowledge.Level II
--- - - -Perform all of the duties and responsibilities of Level.
workers and clinical social workers on the team.
--- - - -Provide clinical and administrative supervision for social
--- - - -Lead team meetings and manage coverage.
--- - - -Participate in hiring and performance management
processes. -Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level I Level II
Adherence to the practice standards and ethical guidelines of NASW
and the NC Certification Board for Social Work.
--- - - -Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
--- - - -A solid knowledge of clinic al social work practice.
--- - - -Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counseling skills
with expertise in mental health and substance abuse areas; -
--- - - -Familiar with psychopathology and with range of
therapeutic interventions including psycho pharmocotherapy; and if
working independently, -
--- - - -Must know when to refer for further medical
--- - - -Ability to work effectively and autonomously in a
--- - - -Highly collaborative with strong interpersonal and team
--- - - -Ability to prioritize multiple work assignments and manage
--- - - -Flexibility in accepting diverse work assignments and
managing stress related to change.
--- - - -Basic computer skills Same as Level I plus strong
supervisory and leadership skills.
--- - - -Ability to resolve/manage conflict.
--- - - -Ability to help implement departmental, hospital and/or
DUHS initiatives. -Minimum QualificationsEducation
Level I and Level II Master's degree in social work from an
accredited school of social work .ExperienceLevel I Level II Two
year of post internship social work experience in a health care
setting or social service agency. Two years recent post master's
experience in a clinical setting preferred. Same as Level I plus
five years post master's experience in a health care or social
service agency. Experience in leadership and supervising. -Degrees,
Licensures, CertificationsLevel I and Level II Current licensure as
a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) by the NC Social Work
Certification and Licensure Board.Job Code: 00005028 CLINICAL
Job Level: F2 -Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without
regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender
expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,
race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. -Duke
aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,
creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the
robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich
diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences
flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all
members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values. -Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain
jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may
include essential job functions that require specific physical
and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for
requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each
hiring department. -
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