Psychiatric Social Worker

Website Eastern State Hospital

Eastern State Hospital is managed by and a part of UK HealthCare

Masters in Social Work (MSW) required. Certified Social Worker (CSW) required; LCSW Supervision Provided at no cost. No experience is needed, new graduates are encouraged to apply! If CSW is scheduled within the next month, please feel free to go ahead and apply.

Great UK HealthCare Benefits, including tuition assistance, excellent retirement, health insurance, and paid time off. Free parking, $1 lunches, large Social Work Department of 22 with lots of support and a team oriented atmosphere.

The Social Worker performs a full range of clinical services related to the care and treatment of adult psychiatric patients as defined by the scope of practice. Provides ongoing treatment to caseloads of up to 15 patients utilizing a variety of skilled therapeutic techniques. Provides psychiatric social work services to patients and their families in cases where specific problems related to environmental and/or psychological aspects influence the effective utilization of inpatient or outpatient treatment. Completes discharge planning for all patients. Performs related functions as required.

Please Note* COVID-19 vaccination policy information has been added to this job posting,

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect patient, employee, and visitor safety, UK HealthCare is requiring all employees to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination policy prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of September 15, 2021, UK HealthCare requires all employees, including new hires prior to their first day of employment, to submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19 (i.e., two weeks past completing their complete COVID-19 vaccination series), or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal vaccine exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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