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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Crisis

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Simsbury
Posted on: May 16, 2024

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Part Time Standard Hours: 10 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: We wish to recruit one staff to work 10 hours on Saturday and one on Sunday. Hours would be 7-5:30. Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. - We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. -
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. - CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

Job Summary

  • Under the -direction of the Crisis Intervention Coordinator and Inpatient Psychiatric Unit Medical Director, this position is responsible for the timely evaluation and initial treatment of - Emergency Department patients, that present in psychiatric crisis. -
  • Works in collaboration with Emergency Department staff and the on-call Psychiatrist, to develop a care plan that includes appropriate disposition of the patient based on patient condition and available resources within and outside the Hospital. -
  • Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction (patient, family, physician, others), maintaining patient confidentiality and being sensitive to the age-specific patient needs for comfort, privacy and generalized care. -

    Job Description
    • Join an
      established interdisciplinary team that supports clinicians through, biweekly 1:1 clinical supervision, daily team huddles to review cases and interact with
      colleagues, professional development opportunities, committed focus on employee wellbeing, work-life
      balance, and professional growth, regular engagement with Department Medical Director
      & Administrator.
    • The Crisis Worker
      assesses patients in acute crisis situations due to mental health and/or
      addictions in a 10 bed Crisis Unit in the Emergency Department of a small
      community hospital.
    • The - Crisis Worker is responsible for the timely
      evaluation, treatment and discharge of child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric
    • Crisis staff work
      in collaboration with Emergency Department and Inpatient/Outpatient behavioral
      health providers to develop a care plan that includes appropriate disposition
      based on patient condition and available resources within and outside the
    • This is the
      perfect position for an LCSW clinician who excels at crisis intervention and is
      looking for a challenging clinical experience within a fast growing and
      supportive behavioral health department.Qualifications Qualifications

      • Master's Degree in Social Work. State of Connecticut licensure required (LCSW).
      • One or more years' experience providing crisis intervention services in a behavioral health setting. - -
      • Experience with dual diagnosis, children, adolescents and geriatric populations preferred.

        As a Hartford HealthCare entity, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package consisting of:

        • Medical and dental benefits
        • 401(k) plan with employer match
        • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire, including six paid holidays
        • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs
        • Stress free commute; free parking and no shuttles
        • Staff kitchen
        • Individual offices for full-time clinicians - - - - - - -

          With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is -your moment.


Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, New England , Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Crisis, Healthcare , Simsbury, Northeast

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