Pediatric LCSW

Pediatric LCSW

Division

Healthcare - Allied Health

Location

Hartford, Connecticut

Employment Type

Temporary


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WCS Healthcare is currently seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for a contract assignment at a Prestigious Hospital in Hartford, CT! This position will be working with the pediatric patient population and should have pediatric crisis care exper

Compensation : $55 - $60
Job ID : 27878

Job Function:

  • Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses.
  • Conducting psychosocial assessments to identify mental or emotional distress
  • Counseling those in crisis or experiencing distress
  • Connecting patients and their families with necessary resources
  • Advising on patient discharging & referrals for further treatment if applicable

Job Requirements:

  • Currently licensed as a LMSW in state of employment
  • Have at least three (3) years of LCSW experience, preferably working with pediatrics
  • Experience with providing individual/family cognitive behavioral therapy, brief intervention therapy, adolescent group therapy (skills and coping), risk assessments/safety plans, intake assessment, multi-disciplinary team care.
  • Candidates must be very familiar with: Crisis Management; Clinical Documentation; Clinical Coordinating and   Clinical Assessments
  • Familiarity with impact of medical dx on individual/family mental health preferred
  • Ability to perform psychosocial assessments and develop treatment plans.
  • Case Management experience is crucial
  • Knowledge of psychopathology and differential diagnosis and treatment techniques.
  • Time Management is crucial for this role
  • Basic computer literacy and great communication skills are also required

Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

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