Meridian Health Services
  • Muncie, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Inpatient Psychiatry
  • Complete benefits package offered

Want to make a difference in someone's life?

Join the Meridian Health Services team serving the community for over 35 years. We are a progressive healthcare organization specializing in "whole person" health integrating physical, mental, and social well-being. 

Meridian Health Services is currently seeking a full time 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (approximately) MSW Social Worker for its Psychiatric Unit located at IU Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.  This position provides Psycho-Social Evaluation, treatment planning, individual, group and family therapy; and facilitates admissions and discharges from Meridian Inpatient program.  One in every four weekend rotation and participation in after-hours on-call is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate admissions to the unit by obtaining pertinent psychiatric and medical information from the referral source; and making contact with the physician and unit and clarifying the availability of space and the time and legal status of the admission.
  • Complete initial evaluation of patient through chart review, patient/family contact, team meetings.
  • Complete paperwork related to transfers to other psychiatric/drug and alcohol inpatient/outpatient facilities.
  • Ensure discharge planning begins at time of admission.
  • Complete treatment planning based on evaluation.
  • Evaluate the needs of the client including housing, resources to obtain medication, appropriate referral for treatment and other programs to assist client in getting basic needs met.
  • Participate in all treatment team meetings (rounds, treatment plan conferences) related to assessment, planning and evaluation of patient care.
  • Provide group, individual and family therapy as needed and indicated in the treatment plan.
  • Complete progress notes, discharge summaries in a timely manner.
  • Complete documents for the court and provide testimony in commitment hearings.
  • Contact referral sources with information of patients' progress or disposition.
  • Prepare and review with patient and family the continuing care plan at discharge.
  • Make referral to appropriate treatment programs and provide clinical information pertinent to the referral.
  • Complete the appropriate forms and other paperwork necessary for the referral.
  • Provide case management services.

 We are seeking candidates with the following qualities:

  • Master's degree in Social Work or related human services field is required.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) preferred.
  • Inpatient experience or mental health and/or geriatic experience preferred.

Meridian Health Services provides the following benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision plans
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Voluntary benefits, including critical illness, short term disability, etc.
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Wellness plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Professional Development Funds
  • Life balance oriented organization

Drug screen, extensive background check, three professional references, and fingerprinting are required.

Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify.

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