Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 18909
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 25321017230011-Emergency Medicine
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd
Seeking a social worker/counselor to provide screening, counseling, and assistance in direct referral entry for treatment for substance use disorders within a subset of trauma patients. The right candidate will be a self starter who can work independently and as part of a team to develop a new program to success. The candidate will identify through a variety of sources trauma road victims who are under inpatient care to provide screening, 15-30 minutes of motivational interviewing, and assistance with determining next best steps for treatment any substance use including proper site location and access to immediate entry with medical paperwork completion. Additional duties include potential follow up for patients not medical cleared for immediate referral, entering data into a redcap database on the visits for quality improvement, meeting with treatment sites to facilitate patient care entry and working with providers to support any medical needs for the SUD treatment entry such as MAT initiation prior to transport.
The position is funded by a Grant.
Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with patients, team members, family, visitors, etc. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading. Intelligible speech and normal language/cognitive skills. Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers. Lifting of patients, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally. Able to laterally transfer patients 100 pounds rarely. Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Sometimes requires climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead. Works is in a fast-paced clinical environment. The work environment is primarily indoors.
Master's Degree in Social Work from a CSWE approved graduate school required. 1 year experience within current department or 2 years healthcare experience required for external candidates. License in Clinical Social Work in state of NC and/or SC required; additional Certification preferred. Proof of membership in a professional organization required. Must have the ability to mentor/supervise new social workers as needed by department.
Addiction specialist or experiences in a hospital and addiction setting.
Education, Experience and Certifications