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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Patient Care
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School of Medicine
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20000705 Requisition #
Job Summary:
Individual will have a major role in the implementation of two initiatives that will improve access by children and adolescents to behavior health services. One is a teleconsultation “hotline’ for primary care providers (pediatrics and family medicine) throughout the region to obtain guidance and referral information from behavioral health specialists. Receive incoming calls and triage as indicated to child psychiatrist, other consultant or address the inquiry and arrange appropriate follow-up, as needed. The second initiative is a telepsychiatry program for schools through which behavioral health specialists provide care directly to referred youth and families. Provide brief therapy and consultation to schools that address the youth’s presenting concerns or facilitate transition to higher level of care. Both projects involve attention to detail in clinical assessment and in the collection and entry of data needed for program evaluation.

Job Duties:
  1. Counsels patients and families regarding therapies.
  2. Develops and implements treatment plans.
  3. Reviews and modifies treatment plans as needed.
  4. Assesses problems and determines appropriate types and methods of treatment, and implements intervention methodologies according to treatment plans and organizational policies.
  5. Ensures treatment notes are recorded in patients' medical charts in accordance with industry standards and organizational policies.
  6. Makes referrals to case managers as appropriate and refers families to a wide-range of community resources and services that are responsive to the longer term needs of the family.
  7. Develops and maintains strong relationships with community health resources to ensure appropriate patient access after discharge.
  8. May support implementation of community educational programs.
  9. Supports staff members in such areas as counseling, protective services, and family services.
Education:
Master's degree is required. An active LCSW is required for this position.

Experience:
Two years post-graduate supervision experience is required. Minimum two year’s experience providing services to children and adolescents, preferably in medical, behavioral health or school setting. Strong clinical evaluation skills and strengths in short-term, problem-focused interventions. Willingness to travel as needed for liaison with regional health care providers.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience with telemedicine, telepsychiatry or similar remote format of service delivery. Competence in delivering health care services in Spanish. Prior program development experience. Teaching or consultation, primary care, multidisciplinary teams and behavioral health integration experience.



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