Who We Are
Cornerstone Behavioral Health is a subsidiary of Cornerstone Healthcare Group headquartered in Dallas. We are looking for a team of exceptional executives to develop a premier Behavioral Health subsidiary. Cornerstone is a leading healthcare provider committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service.
Why Work for Us?
Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.
Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and engrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.
The Clinical Social Worker is responsible for assessment of patient/family psychosocial needs, planning, implementing, procuring services for and evaluating outcomes for geriatric patients in a behavioral healthcare setting. Responsibilities include providing psychosocial assessment, discharge planning, services coordination along the continuum of care and counseling to patients and families. Participates in functions to coordinate the care of patients with all health team members throughout the facility. Integrates Social Services within the hospital's primary functions in a manner that contributes to the provision of comprehensive health care and achievement of quality cost effective outcomes.
Leads the team on discharge planning process ensuring that each patient has a safe and appropriate discharge plan to achieve positive outcomes
Develops plan of care with specific goals, objectives, and interventions defining actions unique to each patient's needs. Updates and revises plans as goals and objectives are met or the patient's condition changes
Understands the age differences and developmental needs of patients when developing care plans
Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings, Performance Improvement, policy and program development, and other committee meetings when requested
Maintains current list of all community referral agencies and services. Distributes resource materials to patients and families and arranges community referrals as needed
Serves as a clinical resource person for team members
Responds to patient and family concern, ensures that each concern is documented and a resolution is initiated
Supports staff, patient and family education to enhance knowledge, skills and necessary behaviors to facilitate positive outcomes
Promote the philosophy, mission and objectives of the Company within and to customers outside the hospital
Demonstrates thorough understanding of local, state and federal regulations, accrediting agency standards and NASW Standards and Code of Ethics
Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times in care and use of patient and hospital property
Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks/responsibilities and complete duties within allotted time
Assists with involuntary admission paperwork and protocols according to hospital policies and state and local laws
Provides group, individual and family therapy to meet the patient's needs and in accordance with the patient's treatment plan
Completes all documentation in a thorough and timely manner including progress notes, assessments, treatment plans, discharge instructions and summary
Participates in meetings and committees as requested
Identifies and reports victims and perpetrators of abuse according to established hospital standards, state and local laws
Comply with HIPAA regulatory requirements
Perform other duties as assigned
Ability to project a professional image
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures
Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions (order entry, data entry)
Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position
Freedom from illegal use of drugs
Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace
Education and/or Experience:
Master's degree in social work with a specialization in Clinical Social Work
One (1) year experience in all aspects of social services with an emphasis in psychiatry is preferred
Cornerstone Healthcare Group