psychosocial assessments to document patient history and identify
preliminary issues for treatment focus by interviewing the patient
and his/her family members.
Participate in the development and implementation of treatment
plans, ensuring that concise, realistic care plans are maintained and
individual, group and family solutions-focused interventions using
appropriate therapeutic techniques and models. Facilitate
process-oriented and didactic groups.
treatment and case management provided to patient in medical record
legibly and in a timely manner.
and coordinate an individualized discharge plan for the patient by
utilizing information obtained from the patient, treatment team and
medical record to determine discharge planning needs. Identify
available appropriate family or community resources such as group
homes, halfway houses or treatment providers.
participate in regular interdisciplinary treatment team meetings to
provide Social Services perspective to total case management of the
patient. Provide communication regarding patient’s case,
resources and progress towards treatment plan and discharge planning
goals. Make treatment recommendations and actively coordinate each
case with all members of the treatment team.
incidents or suspected incidences of sexual/physical abuse, neglect
or exploitation of a minor, elder or disabled person to appropriate
state or community protective agencies. Represent the facility in
legal proceedings as required by law.
address safety issues as part of discharge planning
patient’s stage and extent of chemical use when
Communicate with referral sources and other appropriate parties
regarding patient’s progress.
thorough communication to Social Services staff regarding status of
assigned tasks. Provide clinical updates regarding patients to
facilitate effective continuity of care.
Participate in department and other program or clinical and
administrative meetings. Support maintenance and development of
clinical program services.
all safety policies and safe work practices.
all hospital policies and procedures
other duties as assigned.
Individual must hold a Master’s Degree
in Social Work, Counseling or related field. Candidate must be
licensed or license-eligible in Georgia. Individual is
required to have experience working with adults in an
inpatient psychiatric setting. Case Management experience preferred.
Candidate must be able to work every Saturday and Sunday, 10 hour
Universal Health Services - 11 months ago