Clinical Social Worker-DPC Sage Road Peds/Internal Medicine (LCSW Required)
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Duke Primary Care
Duke Primary Care Duke Primary Care is a broad network of
community-based clinics that offer family medicine, internal
medicine, pediatric, and urgent care services. With 400 providers
in nearly 50 locations, Duke Primary Care is the largest primary
care network in the greater Triangle. Our network saw more than
750,000 patient encounters in fiscal year 2021.
Our Duke Primary Care clinics provide personalized care for adults
and children, from sick visits to preventive care, health
screenings to immunizations, and annual exams to chronic disease
management. Select primary care clinics also provide behavioral
health, diabetes education, pharmacy, and other population health
services. Duke Primary Care clinics are accredited and designated a
Primary Care Medical Home by The Joint Commission.
Our Duke Urgent Care centers offer evaluation and treatment for
minor illnesses and injuries 12 hours a day, seven days a week when
a patient----- s primary care provider is not available. Services
also include certain physical exams and vaccinations. A pediatric
specialist is available at select locations. Patients can walk in
to one of our nine urgent care centers located throughout the
greater Triangle or can schedule a virtual visit to receive care
from the comfort of home.
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - DUKE PRIMARY CARE SAGE ROAD
Position will cover Peds and Internal Medicine at Sage Road.
Clinical Social Worker- Duke Primary Care
Provide psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, and treatment, as well
as discharge planning to and consultation about patients and
families to assist them and the health care team in coping with
patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or
life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse
disorders. Function in a supervisory role as a team leader in
addition to the duties and responsibilities of Level I.
Work Performed Level I
--- Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families to
identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and
problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or
--- Formulate, develop, and implement a comprehensive psychosocial
treatment plan utilizing appropriate clinical social work
treatments and interventions.
--- Interventions may include crisis intervention, brief and
long-term individual, marital, family and/or group therapies as
well as grief and bereavement work.
--- Screen, identify, diagnose using DSM nomenclature, treat and
manage mental health and/or substance abuse problems in patients
and family members.
--- Provide training together health care professionals in
--- May perform these functions independently or as part of a
--- Assist with screening, identification, diagnosis, management
and treatment of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence,
--- Provide training to other health care professionals in
--- May participate in on-call or after hours coverage.
--- Provide consultative services to health care team members
within scope of care definitions as needed.
--- Maintain a working knowledge of relevant medical/legal issues
that impact on patient care, e.g., advance directives, child and
--- Provide education to patients and families around issues
related to adaptation to the patient 's diagnosis, illness,
treatment and/or life situation.
--- Participate in multi-disciplinary healthcare teams and provide
leadership in representing clinical social work perspective/liaison
with patient and family.
--- Provide teaching and training for students, staff, and faculty
from social work and other disciplines.
--- Contribute to the academic mission of the medical center and
health system by participating in academic activities such as
committees, conferences, publications, teaching and research.
--- Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community
agencies and resources.
--- Arrange, procure, and coordinate patient/family pre and post
--- Knowledge of hospital, medical center and/or health system
resources to access and provide for patient care needs.
--- Document assessment, plan, interactions, and interventions
according to departmental, hospital and/or health system guidelines
--- Maintain records and statistics in accordance with department,
hospital, medical center and/or health system policies.
--- Attend and participate in staff, committee, department, and
--- Participate in department, hospital, medical center, and/or
health system continuous quality improvement
--- Participate in regular supervisory conferences; keep current
with social work and health care developments and seek to increase
further enhancement of job related knowledge.
--- Perform all of the duties and responsibilities of Level.
workers and clinical social workers on the team.
--- Provide clinical and administrative supervision for social
--- Lead team meetings and manage coverage.
--- Participate in hiring and performance management processes.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level I Level II
Adherence to the practice standards and ethical guidelines of NASW
and the NC Certification Board for Social Work.
--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
--- A solid knowledge of clinic al social work practice.
--- Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counseling skills with
expertise in mental health and substance abuse areas;
--- Familiar with psychopathology and with range of therapeutic
interventions including psycho pharmocotherapy; and if working
--- Must know when to refer for further medical assessment.
--- Ability to work effectively and autonomously in a self-directed
--- Highly collaborative with strong interpersonal and team
--- Ability to prioritize multiple work assignments and manage time
--- Flexibility in accepting diverse work assignments and managing
stress related to change.
--- Basic computer skills Same as Level I plus strong supervisory
and leadership skills.
--- Ability to resolve/manage conflict.
--- Ability to help implement departmental, hospital and/or DUHS
Level I and Level II Master's degree in social work from an
accredited school of social work .
Level I Level II Two year of post internship social work experience
in a health care setting or social service agency. Two years recent
post master's experience in a clinical setting preferred. Same as
Level I plus five years post master's experience in a health care
or social service agency. Experience in leadership and
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I and Level II Current licensure as a licensed clinical
social worker (LCSW) by the NC Social Work Certification and
Job Code: CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER
Job Level: F2
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