Social Worker – LCSW; Emergency Services

Job Description – Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience s culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

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The LCSW 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.  May provide clinical supervision to the ES CAPSW social worker.

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 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving, conflict resolution and effective communication
  • Crisis intervention management skills
  • Ability to communicate with children, adolescents and adults


Organization: UnityPoint Health; Meriter Hospital

Job Location: Madison, WI

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