Inpatient Social Worker/Therapist

Location: Vandalia, OH
Great opportunity for a full time Inpatient Social Worker/Therapist at a community mental health facility about 30 mins from Dayton, OH.

New grads will be considered if they had a strong internship due to the intensity of the position.

Responsibilities of the Inpatient Social Worker/Therapist​:
  • Takes primary responsibility for managing his/her patient’s course of treatment. Works with different patient populations following the general directions of the clinical supervisor to deliver psychotherapy to assigned patients. Understands and utilizes established theoretical framework, as set forth by the various mental health disciplines, to conceptualize and solve mental health/substance abuse problems. Uses his/her higher academic training as a basis to learn a wide variety of established mental health/substance abuse techniques for adults, adolescents, SMD/SED, and geriatric patients and their families.
  • Screens and completes diagnostic assessments under supervision. Makes recommendations to the treatment team about patient’s treatment needs based on screening and diagnostic assessment.
  • Employs a variety of treatment modalities including individual, group, and family therapy for target population. Psychotherapeutic techniques and modalities are appropriately matched for clinical needs.
  • Develops the treatment his/her own patients by assessing their strengths and weaknesses, defining their mental health/substance abuse problems, and setting specific goals and objectives to be accomplished in the course of treatment.
  • Meets with supervisor and with the treatment team to discuss his/her own patient’s treatment process.
  • Handles problematic and/or unusual events in the course of treatment, relying upon the guidance of more experienced colleagues when an unusual situation arises.
  • Works with patient’s families and social networks to accomplish the goals of treatment.

Requirements of the Inpatient Social Worker/Therapist:
  • LSW, LISW, LPC or LPCC required.
  • Must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling
  • Prefer at least 1 year of Social Work or Counseling experience.
  • MUST have their MSW to be considered
About the facility and the area:

They are a private, non-profit Joint Commission accredited organization. They are one of Ohio’s largest and most comprehensive community mental health programs. They operate an adult inpatient unit and significant day hospital and outpatient programs along with a comprehensive community support program. Our hospital is a state of the art facility for recovery and rehabilitation.

This area is a great city making it the perfect destination for meetings and conventions , family vacations and weekend stop-overs.   When you visit our city, you'll be pleasantly surprised to find great attractions and historical sites, fantastic arts venues, a thriving downtown area, beautiful parks, a variety of sporting sites and fabulous shopping and dining.