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Social Worker (MSW)

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Job ID: 5943
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Faculty Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

The UNC Spine Center is seeking a full-time Social Worker to work at UNC Hospitals Imaging and Spine Center in Chapel Hill. This position will work closely with the multi-disciplinary spine care team consisting of nursing, physiatrists, orthopedists, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, and physical therapists. LCSW highly preferred.

 
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:
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Identifies possible or actual patient/family crises, providing crisis intervention and emotional support, and creating and facilitating effective plans for resolution.
4. Obtains, interprets, and communicates to staff and physicians necessary information regarding patients and families, including bio-psychosocial history information.


Other 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 Faculty Physicians

Organization Unit: SOM P M & R Amb Care 

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



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