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Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Bilingual

Georgia Highlands Medical Services Inc Cumming, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction, the licensed clinical social worker provides counseling, psychotherapy, consulting, and outreach services for patients of special populations or with health care needs. Assists in planning and implementing patient services and program components of integration of behavioral health and primary care. Performs other administrative duties as requested. Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides assessment, short-term treatment, crisis intervention and case management to client caseload and provides clients with consulting and additional referral to other community resources.
  2. Completes an assessment of patient/family needs with respect to physical, functional, psycho social, environmental, financial, educational and other needs.
  3. Monitors the care plan to ensure the effectiveness and appropriateness of services; ensures that services are being delivered and meets the needs of the patient.
  4. Advises and makes recommendations to physicians, patients and families regarding the availability of resources and coverage, locates the resources, and arranges for the provision of cost effective services for patients.
  5. Maintains a database of patients served that includes all support services and efforts made to resolve issues of care.
  6. Prepares and regularly maintains progress notes, closing, and/or transfer summaries on patients and related duties as required.
  7. Demonstrates satisfactory knowledge and clinical judgment to provide appropriate care for clinic patients.
  8. Fosters a multi-disciplinary environment, coordinating with primary care providers and psychiatrist as needed, in the format of a primary care behavioral model.
  9. Coordinates or follows-up on health education resources.
  10. Protects the confidentiality of medical records of various media forms (including computer generated, audio, video, or other forms of media) as per Georgia Highlands' policies and HIPAA regulations.
  11. Attends and participates in in-services/continuing education as needed.
  12. Maintains confidentiality of Center business and quality improvement activities.
  13. Participates in improving organizational performance activities as requested.
  14. Performs other duties as requested by supervisor.

QUALIFICATION: Current license by the State of Georgia as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Three to five years work experience in a behavioral health setting. Knowledge of current trends in the field of mental health. Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred.

How to Apply: Interested applicants may submit a current Curriculum Vita or Resume through this webpage. Applications accepted until the position is filled. The organization is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).