Psychiatric Case Manager, per diem

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Greenwich, CT
Aug 5, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
Case Manager - Primary accountability for the development, coordination and management of the patient''s psychiatric disposition.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Monitor and complete discharge planning for acute care patients with psychiatric follow-up needs. Work with physician in assessing patients with psychiatric needs in the ED and work to transfer them to appropriate facilities.
  • 2. Provide support and intervention as indicated to all mother baby units identified as having a need for social service intervention including, but not limited to; paternity cases, adoption cases and protective services. Make routine rounds on unit when possible.
  • 3. Position requires weekend scheduled On Call hours as needed, which includes authorizations of addiction recovery center patients needing inpatient detoxification. Must be able to report to Hospital within 45 minutes when called in during designated On Call Hours.
  • 4. Other duties as assigned.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work or Psychology; Masters Degree in Counseling or Social Work preferred.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Two years experience in health care setting. Behavioral Health experience preferred.

    LICENSURE:

    n/a

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Theoretical knowledge of case management and continuity of care. Hospital discharge planning skills, interdisciplinary collaboration, individual and family counseling related to hospitalization and discharge needs, crisis intervention and psycho-social assessment.
    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Provide comprehensive discharge planning in a timely manner.
    COMPLEXITY:

    Advanced communication and interpersonal skills for interaction with patients, staff, and community providers. Oversee all stages of discharge planning for behavioral health patients.
    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

    50% sedentary; sitting, standing, walking from unit to unit, carrying records, speaking before groups. Must be able to speak and hear in a manner understood by most people. Must be able to communicate effectively by telephone.

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    Job Info

    Job: 999

    Department: Psych Clinic
    Category: Behav Hlt/soc Work
    Status: Per Diem
    Shift: AS NEEDED
    Hours: 0.00

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