? Strong psychosocial assessment skills.
? Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and motivated with minimal supervision.
? Ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families
? Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
? Proficient computer skills.
? Must have the ability to multi-task.
? Must be able to work effectively as part of a dynamic team.
Education and Experience
? Master’s degree in mental health field;
? Licensed Social Worker
? Minimum of two years mental health experience
? Crisis intervention experience/training/education (preferred).
Office Based Training Expectations
1-3 months of office experience coupled with at least 1-3 training days at the hospital. Total hours of training are based on skill level, performance, and technical capabilities.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The majority of the work takes place in an office setting; manual dexterity is needed to use computers and standard office equipment. The ability to sit for extended periods of time is required. Reliable transportation is required, as part of the work is completed at Parkland Medical Center.