Social Worker, Psychiatric Urgent Care

Job Description

The Crisis Observation Center/Psychiatric Urgent Care Social Worker provides psycho-social evaluation, crisis therapy, and support to clients who voluntarily present to either of these programs. The position works in collaboration with both internal and external program providers to develop appropriate and effective discharge planning and referrals. 


Crisis Observation Center


Full Time


Generally Day/Evening, Monday-Friday


Master’s Level Social Worker.  State of Iowa Social worker licensure. Knowledge of crisis therapy and intervention techniques.  Ability to work cooperatively within a multi-disciplinary team. Clinical experience in the evaluation, assessment and multi-axial diagnoses of clients in the designated setting.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to de-escalate clients utilizing appropriate clinical skills and BMC approved training.  Electronic health record charting and documentation competency


October 2, 2020