Senior Life Solutions, developed by Psychiatric Medical Car, is an intensive outpatient psychiatric program designed to meet the needs of adults over the age of 65 who are struggling with issues such as depression or anxiety that can often be related to aging. The patient is offered services by an interdisciplinary team of caring, experienced, behavioral health professionals, which includes a psychiatrist, licensed therapist, and registered nurse. Established in 1992, we operate over 35 programs from North Carolina to California.
JOB OVERVIEW: LCSW/Therapist provides quality social services for clients with group, individual, and family therapy sessions, with a special emphasis on discharge planning needs.
- Therapy sessions are on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
- Someone who has experience and loves the geriatric community
- Small team structure. The ability to thrive working with a small, close knit team and a commitment to patient care.
- Strengths in documentation
- Works well with Physicians
EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school of Social Work or Master’s Degree in other counseling related field.
LICENSURE: License in Social Work or Counseling as recognized by state. May include LCSW, LPC, LMFT, etc.
CERTIFICATION: Must meet any applicable state certification standards.
EXPERIENCE: Two to three years of clinical experience with older persons, extensive group work, hospital or nursing home experience preferred.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of community resources for older persons, knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and insurance requirements as these relate to continuing care. Familiarity with medical terminology and conditions as these impact discharge needs. Familiarity with medical team roles and with the functioning of other hospital departments. Knowledge of effective individual and group communication techniques.
This is a full-time day position.
To apply, please visit www.senioriop.com and click on the “Careers” section.