Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Beahvioral Health Care Coordinator
UPMC Susquehanna Health - Tioga County
July 1, 2018
Seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to function as a Behavioral Health Care Coordinator as a core member of the collaborative care team which includes the patient's medical provider, psychiatric consultant, larger primary care team, behavioral health team, and support services.
Essential Function: The Behavioral Health Care Coordinator is responsible for supporting and coordinating the mental and physical health care of patients on an assigned patient caseload with the goal of improving the patient's medical and behavioral health outcomes. Services will be delivered at the Laurel Behavioral Health's main office in Wellsboro, as well as the six Laurel Health Center clinics in Wellsboro, Mansfield, Blossburg, Lawrenceville, Elkland, and Westfield. The LCSW Behavioral Health Care Coordinator will provide services to a varied patient mix including children and adults of all ages on an individual, family and group basis. This position is a full-time (40 hours/week) position and may require some evening hours.
Qualifications: This position requires an active, unrestricted Pennsylvania State License in the field of Licensed Clinical Social Work. Must have comprehensive knowledge of behavioral health treatment and evidence-based treatments for mental health conditions, ability to make timely decisions and have the ability to work with brief patient encounters to make quick and accurate clinical assessments, be comfortable with the pace of primary care and working with an interdisciplinary team, and demonstrate the ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected chronic conditions. UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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