Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Psychiatric Center – Delmar Campus is a behavior health inpatient program that is driven to provide a high level of quality care. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the St. Louis Community and surrounding areas. The Delmar Campus has two 25 bed units that provide care to anyone requiring treatment in depression, anxiety and behavior health recovery. We have a multidisciplinary team that consist of behavior health nurses, psychiatrist, Medical physicians, social workers, activity staff, music therapist and pharmacy.
Responsible for performing necessary services in providing therapeutic interaction for psychiatric patients on group and individual level under the direction of the registered nurse and treatment team. Adheres to all BJC and BJH standards, policies, protocols and procedures.
In conjunction with other team members, provides continual monitoring of environment by conducting safety rounds, environmental rounds, contraband and room searches, and one-to-one observation as needed. Documents these observations appropriately.
Plans and facilitates didactic, educational, recreational, and community groups within the assigned treatment program as directed. Utilizes evidence-based practice in the planning and implementation of group and individual therapies. Actively encourages patient participation and involvement in therapeutic activities. Monitors and documents patient progress and appropriately communicates information to the RN, physicians, family members, and other members of the interdisciplinary treatment team as appropriate.
Participates in assessment and treatment team meetings and shift report and provides feedback regarding progress of patient?s treatment and relevant clinical advisement. Participates in the treatment planning process and works toward continued progression of treatment for patient toward discharge. Performs various clerical and administrative assignments to support department operations.
Provides assistance to patients with activities of daily living under the direction of the RN and in collaboration with other unlicensed assistive personnel. This includes: assisting with bathing and toileting of patients with those needs. Assists with specimen collection, taking vitals, and EKGs as appropriate, and as their level of certification will allow.
Orients new patients and their families to the unit, program structure, and physical environment. Provides appropriate patient information when accepting or receiving patients from other units.
BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
- Social Work/Psychology/related
Licenses & Certifications
LCSW or LPC
Benefits and Legal Statement
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
401(k) plan with BJC match
Tuition Assistance available on first day
BJC Institute for Learning and Development
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.