Social Worker, Sr. Behavioral Health, FT, Weekdays only, $5K Sign-on in Watertown, WI at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 11/9/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Watertown Regional Medical Center

The Senior Behavioral Health Social Worker, is responsible for directing and managing an effective clinical service delivery system using applicable principles of Social Work including patient psychosocial assessment, group and individual psychotherapy, family intervention, patient/family education and treatment planning. Monitors and evaluates the quality and appropriateness of social services furnished to the patient population.

Watertown Regional Medical Center’s Senior Behavioral Health Unit (SBHU) provides individualized care for senior adults who are suffering from acute symptoms associated with a major mental health illness. This could include clinical depression, anxiety disorders, psychiatric and medical issues related to dementia, acute psychosis and altered mental state or bi-polar illness. The 15-bed unit provides a confidential and supportive atmosphere, where patients receive care that is individualized to their needs. Because we are a hospital-based facility, we can manage complex patients who may be dealing with chronic medical conditions as well as mental health conditions. We work with the patient, family and other health professionals to develop a course of treatment that best meets the needs of the individual. Be a part of a team that works together to make a difference in the lives of each individual we serve!

Full Time, M-F.

Includes a $5,000 sign-on bonus with 2-yr agreement.

At Watertown Regional Medical Center, we recognize that our patients deserve qualified, engaged, and competent healthcare professionals. And we know that our healthcare professionals deserve a working environment that is safe, leaders who are visible and supportive, and opportunities to grow and develop in their chosen disciplines. The heart of WRMC is in its people, making our hospital a family that only the best is invited to join. If you feel that your skills and compassion fit with our vision for healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

Watertown Regional Medical Center offers a great work environment, competitive pay and benefits including health, dental, vision, 401K, life and disability insurance, Tuition Assistance and Loan Forgiveness Program, and a generous PTO plan.

Job Requirements

Qualified Candidates will have:

Master's Degree in Social Work required.
Current license by the State of Wisconsin as a Clinical Social Worker (CSW)

Required Skills

    Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

 Minimum Work Experience

    3000 supervised clinical hours as certified by letter from State of Wisconsin Department of Health & Family Services.

 Required Licenses

    [Wisconsin, United States] Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Must be licensed in Wisconsin as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or a Licensed Professional Counselor


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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