Care Navigator (LCSW)
Location: Pearland Administrative Building
Department: Utilization Management Job Type: Full Time
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. Your Doctors for Life.
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey.
With 19 clinic locations and more than 400 physicians, Kelsey-Seybold provides medical care in 55 medical specialties and is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, Endoscopy Center, Infusion Center and Cancer Center. Our mission is to provide our team members with exceptional opportunities for professional and personal growth.
This position provides psychosocial case management services for patients needing assistance. The Care Navigator will assist patients and collaborate with other health professionals to ensure patient wellness.
The Care Navigator will function as part of a multidisciplinary health care team working with providers and other clinical staff at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. Services provided are generally crisis oriented and are geared to assist patients make proper use of the health care system, while improving the outcome of care. The Care Navigator assesses, counsels, and provides psycho-therapeutic treatment, rehabilitation, and care coordination for adults with mental illness and/or addiction.
The Care Navigator will perform comprehensive assessments and treatment of persons whose lives are impacted by cognitive conditions, mental health issues (depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, Alzheimer's, Dementia), or a declining capacity to function independently completing cognitive and mental health evaluations; delivering cognitive and emotional therapies; completing timely and accurate charting; as well as providing individual therapy for patients. Provide trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT.) The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will provide quality clinical mental health consultation to patients as requested; provide comprehensive diagnostic mental health assessments, interventions, education, referrals and consultations for patients in the primary care setting including: The Care Navigator will ensure that community resources are available to patients and families.
Social workers must maintain case history records and prepare reports. The LCSW may perform home visits, e-visits, video visits and may work at multiple clinic locations. Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
(A = basics; B = preferred)
Master's degree in social work from an accredited university.
EPIC experience preferred but not required
Requires a minimum of 5 years of combined experience in social work and behavioral health required.
Palliative Care, Home health or Oncology experience preferred but not required
Proven communication and problem-solving skills; Computer literate
Proven ability to work with all ages, socioeconomic and educational levels.Reliable transportation
Kelsey Seybold Clinic