Social Services Specialist

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: 8104 Care Coordination

Category: Professional

PRN, Days, 8 hours

Posted 4/1/2021

Requisition # 7272

What you need to know about this position:

  • Social Services Specialist is a position within the Office of Care Coordination.
  • Social Services Specialist is a Master’s Level Professional with responsibility for assessing, planning for, and meeting the needs of patients and families in order for them to gain maximum benefit from their medical care.
  • Typical responsibilities may include psychosocial assessment and planning, resource referral, discharge planning, mental health assessment, and meeting many other needs for patient and families.
  • The department works closely with Medical Staff Services, Clinical Care Coordinators, Nursing, Patients, and families, as well as many types of community resources.
  • The Social Services Specialist position has a base hourly rate of $23.22, that is commensurate with experience.
  • The PRN position is not benefit eligible but offers a premium for hours worked, and the scheduled hours depend on the needs of the department and our patients.

What is required for this position:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or related Mental Health field from an accredited university required.
  • Indiana Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Indiana Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Indiana Licensed Mental Health Associate (LMHA) required or obtained within 60 days of employment.
  • Indiana LCSW or equivalent Mental Health license preferred within two years of eligibility.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.