We are seeking a Senior Clinical Social Worker who provides social work case management services to patients of the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice to reduce obstacles to care and to increase adherence. This role supervises assigned staff and oversee daily case management activities.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Identify patient biopsychosocial needs and develop plan of care in collaboration with patient and multidisciplinary team
Provide mental health education and counsel patients to enhance psychological and physical health of the patients while promoting behavioral change
Refer patients to hospital and community resources and coordinate care with community-based case managers
Assess patients for Ryan White eligibility funding
Provide case management services for Walk-In patients
Perform biopsychosocial assessments of new patients entering HIV care
Provide crisis intervention services when required
Complete appropriate documentation Epic medical record system
Participate in relevant training, clinical supervision, conferences and meetings
Provide supervision to clinic's Medical Case Managers and complete annual evaluations
Organize staff competency and compliance trainings
Completes chart audits to review staff documentation of patient encounters
Coordinate monthly case management staff meeting
Provides clinical supervision for social workers seeking licensure through the state of Maryland
Trains new hires to the case management team and involved with onboarding process
Trains multidisciplinary team members on services provided by case management
Serves on work groups to improve clinic workflow and patient satisfaction
Resolves patient complaints
Approves and tracks Ryan White vouchers for co-pay, medical, rent, utility, and other assistance provided to Ryan White patients in need
Track case management attendance record and approve time off requests
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Two or more years of case management experience in a healthcare or public welfare setting with knowledge of HIV, substance abuse, and psychiatric illness required
Supervisory experience preferred
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
MSW from accredited university required
LCSW-C License required
Two or more years of case management experience in a healthcare or public welfare setting with knowledge of HIV, substance abuse, and psychiatric illness required.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrate general knowledge of HIV disease, treatment, resources; associated mental health and psychosocial support needs
Skilled in dealing with issues related to substance abuse, human behavior, crisis intervention, family dynamics, stages of development and the grief process
Knowledge of community based service delivery systems; Knowledge specific to public entitlement programs related to health care
Skilled in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams
Skilled in biopsychosocial assessment and cultural elements of clinical social work practice
Knowledgeable about the current health care environment
Capacity to gather and synthesize relevant data
Skilled in crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluation, and substance use assessment
Able to work with culturally diverse patients, staff, and community populations
Strong organizational, writing, and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to detail and follow through
Must be able to provide consultative services to case manager on the social work/case management team
Must be able to move between multiple tasks while balancing priorities in an unpredictable environment which requires a high level of flexibility and responsiveness
Classified Title: Sr. Clinical Social Worker Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $53,020 - $72,930 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30- 5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM ID Bartlett Clinic Personnel area: School of Medicine
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