Provides clinical social work services to patients accessing care through the Upper Chesapeake Health Behavioral Health Unit.# Works collaboratively with inter-disciplinary team to assess psychosocial problems, to develop treatment plans, to monitor progress, and to conduct therapy sessions with patient and family so that the highest possible level of psychosocial functioning is achieved. Responsible for coordinating and implementing discharge and aftercare services for inpatient caseload.# Conducts utilization review with payor.# Assists in all other utilization management activities.# Provide supervision and mentoring of LGSW staff.# Participates in quality improvement and evaluation processes related to the management of care.# Position requires 24 hour accountability for planning, organizing, and directing case management activities.# May interact with patients or customers ranging in age from 16 to geriatric
MSW from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education required. #Knowledge of mental health and addictions. #Maryland licensure at the LCSW or LCSW-C level.# Training in aggressive patient management required.Acute care social work experience preferred.
Upper Chesapeake Health