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Social Worker - Beacon Program

Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description The Beacon Program is seeking a full time licensed Social Worker to work 8am-4pm Monday-Friday including one weekend of call per month. LCSW or LCSWA is required for this role. The Beacon Program provides comprehensive, specialized clinical social work services to adult patients, family members, and employees who have experienced some form of intimate partner and/or family violence; including human trafficking and vulnerable adult abuse. Services provided include bio-psychosocial assessments, advocacy, danger assessments and patient/family/employee education. Provides counseling, safety planning and obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources relating to violence and abuse. Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve. Summary: Completes clinical assessments of bio-psychosocial needs, provides information and short-term therapeutic counseling to patients and their families in relation to social, psychological, financial, and family situations and prepares an intervention plan. Obtains, interprets, and communicates to staff and physicians necessary information regarding patients and families, including bio-psychosocial history information. Identifies possible or actual patient/family crises, providing crisis intervention and emotional support, and creating and facilitating effective plans for resolution. Develops and maintains good working relationships with outside community health and social agencies. Reaches out to the community to learn of and utilize new resources for meeting patient needs. Assists patients and families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources. Documents group therapy and other care activity in patient charts according to department policies and procedures. Adheres to National Association of Social Workers' Code of Ethics. Responsibilities: Completes clinical assessments of bio-psychosocial needs, provides information and short-term therapeutic counseling to patients and their families in relation to social, psychological, financial, and family situations and prepares an intervention plan. Develops and maintains good working relationships with outside community health and social agencies. Reaches out to the community to learn of and utilize new resources for meeting patient needs. Assists patients and families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources. Identifies possible or actual patient/family crises, providing crisis intervention and emotional support, and creating and facilitating effective plans for resolution. Obtains, interprets, and communicates to staff and physicians necessary information regarding patients and families, including bio-psychosocial history information. Other Information Education Requirements: Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Licensure/Certification Requirements: Licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA) in the state of North Carolina. Professional Experience Requirements: No prior experience required. Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements: Job Details Legal Employer: STATE Entity: UNC Medical Center Organization Unit: Family Violence Intervention Work Type: Full Time Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00 Work Schedule: Day Job Location of Job: US: NC: Chapel Hill Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Keywords: UNC Health Care Systems, Chapel Hill , Social Worker - Beacon Program, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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