Social Service Specialist in Pierceton, IN at Bowen Center 

Date Posted: 9/23/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Inpatient Unit

 

Provide pertinent social work services to clients hospitalized on a 20-bed acute, unlocked psychiatric hospital. Clients and families may be difficult; communication and negotiation skills are essential. Facilitates group therapy sessions on the Unit.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in daily Interdisciplinary Team Meetings
  • Document the treatment plan content agreed upon by the treatment team
  • Educate Unit staff on the clients' individual treatment plans
  • Meet with clients one on one to complete biopsychosocial assessment
  • Facilitate family caregiver meetings
  • Obtain collateral for client discharge planning
  • Participate in/arrange discharge plans for clients
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions
  • Educate and train Unit staff members to facilitate group therapy sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree, BSW or higher social work degree.
  • Certificate or Professional License: No certificates or professional license required.
  • Experience: Prefer two (2) years in a mental health setting.
  • Valid driver’s license and active liability insurance.
  • Satisfactory results from criminal background check.
  • Must be a minimum 25 years of age in order to operate a Bowen vehicle.