Columbus Regional Hospital Social Services Specialist in Columbus, Indiana
What you need to know about this position:
Social Services Specialist is a position within the Office of Care Coordination.
Social Services Specialist is a Master’s Level Professional with responsibility for assessing, planning for, and meeting the needs of patients and families in order for them to gain maximum benefit from their medical care.
Typical responsibilities may include psychosocial assessment and planning, resource referral, discharge planning, mental health assessment, and meeting many other needs for patient and families.
The department works closely with Medical Staff Services, Clinical Care Coordinators, Nursing, Patients, and families, as well as many types of community resources.
The Social Services Specialist position has a base hourly rate of $23.22, that is commensurate with experience.
Social Services Specialists work in every unit of the hospital, and can be PRN on various shifts as needed.
What is required for this position:
Master’s degree in Social Work or related Mental Health field from an accredited university required.
Indiana Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Indiana Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Indiana Licensed Mental Health Associate (LMHA) required or obtained within 60 days of employment.
Indiana LCSW or equivalent Mental Health license preferred within two years of eligibility.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.