Social Worker MSW Non Exempt
Req #: 43583
Per Diem
Shift: Varies
Comp Psych Eval
United Health Services Hospitals
Binghamton, NY
Weekly hours: As Needed

Social Worker

United Health Service Hospitals is seeking a per diem Social Worker to join our teams at UHS Binghamton General Hospital Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP). The Social Worker is a specialized type of medical social work that involves supporting, providing therapy to, and coordinating the care of people who are severely mentally ill and who require hospitalization or other types of intensive psychiatric help. This is not a benefits eligible position

Locations: UHS Binghamton General Hospital
Shifts: Varies- Per Diem
Hours per week: Varies- As needed
Salary: $25.52-38.30/hour (depending on experience)


Social Worker Overview

Within a high-intensity emergency department setting, or while providing services of the Mobile Team, and or Medical Behavioral Health Evaluations, provides bio-psychosocial mental health assessments and crisis intervention services to patients of all ages including their families/support system. Under the clinical supervision of the RN Team Leader, provides for medical needs. The LMSW shares professional responsibility in assessment, diagnosing and family therapeutic crisis intervention and knowledge of community resources with other interdisciplinary team members. Recommends treatment plan to physician, demonstrating knowledge of mental hygiene laws, DSM V diagnosis, common psychiatric medications and community resources.

Essential Functions

  • Identify people and communities in need of help.
  • Assess clients' needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goals.
  • Help clients adjust to changes and challenges in their lives, such as illness, divorce, or unemployment.
  • Recommends treatment plan to physicians

Position Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in a clinical setting requiring knowledge of DSM V and CPI crisis intervention training.
  • Previous experience in a mental health setting for children, adolescents, adult and/or geriatric populations

License/Certification

  • Minimum Required:
  • NYS Licensed Master Social Work (LMSW)
  • Preferred:
  • NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker with R certification (LCSW-R)

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

About New York’s Southern Tier

As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.

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United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.