Posting Note: As a PRN Social Worker, you work with both internal to PCH referrals (inpatient, pediatric clinics, emergency department), and from the community. You work with children with mental health issues related to their comorbid medical conditions, significant trauma, or other diagnosed mental health conditions.
Hours preferred for this position: M-F, between the hours of 8:00 -5:00
Please indicate if you can work full days, half days, morning or afternoons.
Location: 1919 East Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ
Requirements: LMSW; will also consider: LCSW, LMFT or LPC
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH within their scope of practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable.