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Meriter-UnityPoint Health Social Worker - LCSW; Emergency Services; 1.0FTE; Varied Shifts in Madison, Wisconsin

12631BRDepartment Name:HSP Psychiatric Admin Location:Meriter Hospital Job Description:The LCSW social worker in the Emergency (ES) Services Department provides a psychosocial assessment including a formal suicide risk assessment (SRA) to children, adolescents and adults with mental health issues seeking care. The social worker in ES coordinates with providers, community agencies and in collaboration with a psychiatrist determines appropriate disposition, including admission to the hospital in some cases. May provide clinical supervision to the ES CAPSW social worker.

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  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities ( is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

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Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Science Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work

  • Previous experience in a hospital or mental health setting.

  • Credentialed in the state of Wisconsin as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving, conflict resolution and effective communication

  • Crisis intervention management skills

  • Ability to communicate with children, adolescents and adults

  • CAPSW may be considered

EEO/M/F/D/VAuto req ID:12631BRWeekends:SomeZip Code:53715Compensation:Commensurate with experience.Job Title:Social Worker - LCSW; Emergency Services; 1.0FTE; Varied ShiftsSite Address:202 South Park StreetWork Schedule:Varied shifts. Weekend and holiday rotation.Hours Per Week:40Status:Benefit Eligible City:MadisonFTE:1.0