Posting Note: This Social Worker I -LMSW will be part of the Panda Cares Grant program. This position will provide social work services via telehealth option to PCH specialty clinics. In addition, the social worker will assist the clinic staff in triaging psychosocial issues that may arise. Once the program is operational, there are opportunities to work remotely.
The ideal candidate will have pediatric hospital experience working with a multi-disciplinary team and/or working with pediatric patients with complex medical needs in a medical setting. Experience required working with patients and families experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, and bereavement.
Schedule: M-F 8:00 -5:00 P.M.
Location: 1919 East Thomas Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85016
Current State of Arizona Licensed Master in Social Work by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.
The ideal candidate will have pediatric hospital experience working with a multi-disciplinary team and/or working with pediatric patients with complex medical needs in a medical setting. Experience required working with patients and families experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, and bereavement. (3 positions available)
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.