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Social Worker (Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital)

Company: StarCare Specialty Health System
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
Job Location
Sunrise Canyon Behavioral Health Complex--1950 Aspen Ave - Lubbock, TX
Position Type
Education Level
Bachelor's in Social Work/LBSW
Salary Range
$19.79 - $26.09 Hourly
Travel Percentage
Job Shift
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Job Category
Health Care
StarCare Specialty Health System (StarCare) is the state designated Local Authority for mental health and intellectual disabilities for Lubbock, Lynn, Hockley, Cochran and Crosby Counties and the Local Authority for substance use disorders for 41 counties in the West Texas region. StarCare is also a Texas Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) and provides adult inpatient psychiatric services at Sunrise Canyon Hospital. StarCare proudly supports veterans via VetStar, aging citizens via the Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) delivered by Silver Star, and much more! StarCare's mission is to provide access to a diverse array of specialty healthcare services that support and empower people as valued members of our community. StarCare has been providing HOPE & HEALTH to our community since 1967.
StarCare is currently in search of a Social Worker (bachelor or master level) to work at Sunrise Canyon Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital.
Social Service staff work with patients receiving inpatient psychiatric care at Sunrise Canyon Hospital by identifying their psychosocial, mental and emotional needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs. The Social Worker should be hardworking, motivated, empathetic, positive, and eager to learn.
Responsibilities include:

  • Develops and monitors quality social work services ensuring these are available to all persons admitted to Sunrise Canyon Hospital in accordance with the Joint Commission, Medicare, and Psychiatric Hospital Licensure requirements.
  • Coordinates treatment planning and ensures appropriate court commitment procedures are followed for each patient.
  • Conducts a minimum of one group per week and serves on all assigned hospital committees as needed.
  • Participates as a member of the treatment team to provide professional clinical social work services in order to provide for the holistic needs of the patient, to coordinate services in the hospital, and to provide for continuity across services.
  • Provides assessments, family and individual support.
  • Serves as a liaison with available community resources.
  • Performs supportive counseling, social histories, discharge planning, and making post-discharge arrangements and other related duties, such as, are individual therapy, group therapy, patient and family education.
  • Completes required documentation.
  • Communicates information to supervisor and other Center employees .
  • This position ensures all activities support the Mission, Vision, and Values of StarCare Specialty Health System. Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm, with flexibility to meet the needs of the hospital.
    Pay Incentives
    Completion of first 30 days$500Six (6) Month Anniversary$500One (1) Year anniversary$1,000Two (2) Year Anniversary$2,000
    Benefit Package:
    StarCare offers an expansive benefit package including, but not limited to: company-paid medical coverage, fully funded employer contribution to HSA, company-paid life insurance, paid hospital indemnity plan, 401k with up to 12% employer match, front loaded paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, sabbatical leave, longevity augmentations, and employee referral augmentations.
    • Bachelor's degree in Social Work (Master's prefered) with at least one year of full-time experience in the field of Mental Health.
    • Knowledge and skill in operating standard office equipment, including laptop with Microsoft Office Products (word, excel, email, etc.).
    • Must have current Texas driver's license and be insurable under Center insurance.
    • Must pass a pre-hire drug screen and criminal background check.
      EEO Statement:
      StarCare Specialty Health System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
      This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
      Posted: 04/05/2023

Keywords: StarCare Specialty Health System, Lubbock , Social Worker (Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital), Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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