Behavioral Health Consultant, LCSW
Full-Time - Days - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Health Physicians
, Willow Grove and Doylestown, PA 19090
Summarizing collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team, the Social Worker is directly involved in the process of assessment, planning, implementation, facilitation, monitoring and evaluation of the options and services required to meet an individual’s health needs. They are patient advocates and counselors, perform psychosocial assessments, refer patients and families to extended care facilities and/or community resources and provide patient and family assistance in obtaining financial assistance. Through communication and identification of available resources, participates in the promotion of quality outcomes, patient satisfaction, cost-effective care delivery and safe transition of care.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
2-3 years of hospital experience in a hospital, home health, managed care environment, or other health related services/setting.
Community resources Entitlements Managed care, government payers, third-party reimbursement MS Office applications and Case Management software programs.
Matching patient and family with community resources.
Developing and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships.
Handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Collaborate with others to meet multiple deadlines.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Document in an electronic health record.
Conditions of Employment:
Excellent interpersonal relations excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of and ability to use computers.
Age-appropriate care decisions.
Excellent assessment and planning skills.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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