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Licensed Social Worker (LSW) Behavioral Health Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Per Diem

Requisition R081807 Market Youngstown, OH Department Adult Behavioral Health Unit - St. Elizabeth Shift Days Schedule Part-time

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The Social worker/Counselor assists the Social Worker/Counselor II with planning and coordination of patient care.  Must have considerable knowledge of therapeutic interventions, and age specific needs of both geriatric and adults.  Ability to perform intake/clinical assessments and perform functional assessments.  Ability to schedule appointments.  Facilitate psychoeducational groups.  Plans all aspects of discharge planning including but not limited to outpatient mental health, probate court process, PASRR. For the licensed chemical dependency counselor, they will be responsible for providing treatment related to co-occurring substance abuse diagnosis both in inpatient and outpatient setting, providing appropriate education and therapy including group therapy. 


Bachelor’s Degree in social work from an accredited college or university.

Professional license as required by the State.

Master's degree with independent licensure is strongly preferred.

One year experience in a health care setting; hospital preferred.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

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Adult Behavioral Health Unit - St. Elizabeth

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Ali L., RN

In some instances, the nurse’s voice and touch is the last thing a patient will hear or feel. This is part of our calling as nurses, to be there for our patients in all stages of life, from the beginning to the very end.

Ali L. Registered Nurse
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