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Social Worker (BSW) Behavioral Health Unit Mercy Urbana

Job ID: 4666862
Updated: August 10, 2018
Geographic Location: HomeOffice
Department: BHI Geriatric Unit
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 8
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Job Summary

Mercy Health’s Behavioral Health Institute seeks to enhance population health through the institution of standardized, evidence-based, and integrated behavioral health treatment in the primary care setting.  We endeavor to provide quality, affordable care and to improve the emotional health and well-being of those whom we serve.  This position will provide behavioral health consultation utilizing an integrated, team-based primary care model to children, adolescents, adults and families in order to improve general health status and achieve various health-related and psychosocial goals.

 

Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of behavioral health clients

 

Provide effective treatment planning and assisting clients in successfully achieving goals

 

Evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions

 

Assist in the detection of "at risk" patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical detioration
Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease.
Provide assessment, consultation and brief (20 minute) intervention for psychological/psychiatric problems and/or disorders
Teach patients, families and staff care, prevention and treatment enhancement techniques
Monitor the site's behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement
Participates in Quality Improvement (QI), Quality Assurance (QA) AND Continuous Quality Improvement Activities (CQUI) as appropriate
Some travel required

 ***Preferably geriatric or psych experience

Hours

Part Time

8 hrs a week

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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