Psychiatric Svcs Specialist 3

Psychiatric Svcs Specialist 3

State of Indiana | Logansport, IN, 46947, US
Salary Range:$33,000 – $64,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Agency Info:

About Logansport State Hospital:

Logansport State Hospital is a state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults with mental illness. Using an interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based programming, we promote recovery and return of the individual to the community.

Salary Info:

Salary: This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $39,000. Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

As the Psychiatric Social Service Specialist, you will be responsible for providing advanced psychiatric social work including administration, direction and coordination of treatment programs and activities for patients at a state operated facility.

A Day in the Life:

The essential elements of the job duties:

* Serve as social worker and/or case manager and perform mental health assessments of patients.
* Gather needed information to determine needs and establish a treatment plan for patients by providing pre-admission evaluations and progress notes.
* Plan and implement therapeutic techniques best suited to patients' development and treatment needs.
* Monitor patients progress throughout the treatment plan.
* Complete release of information forms (advanced directives, human rights, and HIPAA release forms) with the patient or other patient guardian/representative.
* Prepare discharge plans in collaboration with mental health centers, family or representative.
* Consult and liaison with various social service agencies and institutions for needed services to assist the patients.
* Assist patients in developing community living skills.

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:

* Bachelor's Degree in Counseling and Guidance, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychiatric Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, or a related area.
* Two (2) years of full-time experience in a psychiatric, group, medical, children or family setting.
* Completion of necessary continuing certifications and/or licensure requirements like Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
* Advanced knowledge of principles and practices of social work and recovery.
* Specialized knowledge of case management, assessment, and continuum of care.
* Practical knowledge of community social services agencies and the ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with them.
* Working knowledge of other treatment disciplines such as: rehabilitation therapy, psychology, dietetics and nursing and the ability to integrate these while discharge planning.
* Working knowledge of causes, symptoms, and limitations of various mental disabilities.
* Must obtain CPR and Bridge Building certification, demonstrate ability to perform techniques, and maintain certification throughout employment.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

* Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
* Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
* Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
* Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
* Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
* Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
* A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
* 150 hours of paid new parent leave
* Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave

* Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
* 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
* Education Reimbursement Program
* Group life insurance
* Referral Bonus program
* Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
* Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
* Free Parking for most positions
* Free LinkedIn Learning access

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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