Clinical Social Worker Behavioral Health - PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    , TX
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Case Management
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Clinical Social Worker - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours:

PRN / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Utilizes evidence-based interventions to assist patients, families, and significant others in coping with the psychosocial aspects of illness and its treatment.
  • Develops discharge plans in collaboration with physicians, nurses, physical therapists, nutritionists, administrators, educators, community agencies and others. Develops discharge plans that provide continuity of care based on the individual patient’s needs within 24-48 hours after admission.
  • Consults with physicians, patient, hospital staff, family members or significant others in a timely manner to facilitate resolution of identified barriers to treatment progress to ensure the continuity of care.
  • Maintains pertinent records of social work intervention, assessment, diagnostic impression and treatment for use in compiling accurate statistics.
  • Documents social work intervention in the medical record that reflects the current findings and status of the intervention at the time of the intervention.
  • Makes referrals to Federal, state, county and community agencies in a timely manner. Develops working relationship with agencies to ensure appropriate service delivery to patients.
What you will need:
  • Requires graduation from an accredited Master’s Degree program in social work, counseling or a related field, and the ability to complete and maintain certification in Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) behavioral patient management course required.
  • Requires knowledge of the principles, laws, and practices of social work in a psychiatric hospital setting.
  • BLS required
  • Demonstrate specialized knowledge and skills for effective clinical interventions with individuals, families, couples and groups.
  • Knowledgeable in developing appropriate discharge plans that provide continuity of care based on the individual patient’s needs in collaboration with multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledgeable about community services and the ability to make appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Knowledgeable about adequate safeguards for the private nature of the treatment relationship.
  • Ability to provide culturally competent service delivery in accordance with the NASW Standards for Cultural competencies in Social Work Practice. 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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