At Palestine Regional Medical Center, we recognize that our patients deserve qualified, engaged, and competent healthcare professionals. And we know that our healthcare professionals deserve a working environment that is safe, leaders who are visible and supportive, and opportunities to grow and develop in their chosen disciplines. The heart of Palestine Regional is in its people, making our hospital a supportive family of mission driven people dedicated to the service of others.
TheÂ Social WorkerÂ provides direct clinical services within the Behavioral Health Department for inpatient adult civilian and forensic psychiatric units. This position is responsible for conducting psychosocial assessments in accordance with DSM-V criteria, facilitating individual/group therapy sessions as assigned, identifying needed resources and referrals, coordinating discharge process (when applicable), and collaborating with interdisciplinary treatment team to ensure appropriate interventions. Will report to Social Work Supervisor.
Bachelor of Social Work
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Supervisory or Managerial Experience - Preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Handle with Care (HWC) within 30 days of hire
Licensed by the Texas Board of Social Work Examiners as an LBSW, LMSW, or LCSW. (License must be current and without restrictions.)