Social Worker – Emergency Services

Organization: UnityPoint Health – Meriter

Job Title: Social Worker – Emergency Services; 0.0FTE

Location: Meriter Hospital, 202 S Park St, Madison

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The social worker in the Emergency (ES) Services Department provides a psychosocial assessment including a formal suicide risk assessment (SRA) to children, adolescents and adults with mental health issues seeking care. The social worker in ES coordinates with providers, community agencies and in collaboration with a psychiatrist determines appropriate disposition, including admission to the hospital in some cases. The Certified Advance Practice Social Worker (CAPSW) works under the direction of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

Required Qualifications:

· Master of Science Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work

· Previous experience in a hospital or mental health setting

· Credentialed in the state of Wisconsin as a Certified Advance Practice Social Worker (CAPSW).

· Demonstrated skill in problem solving, conflict resolution and effective communication

· Crisis intervention management skills

· Ability to communicate with children, adolescents and adults

Preferred Qualifications:



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