Geri-Psych Social Worker
11690 Grooms Road Cincinnati, OH 45242
PsychPros is an nationally recognized recruiting leader for the behavioral health and human service field. We are currently recruiting for a growing, well respected provider of geri-psych for seniors. We are recruiting for a full-time social worker that either has experience working with older adults with mental health issues, or is willing to learn about that part of the social service field.
Job Duties for the Licensed Social Worker:
The incumbent offers short term therapeutic counseling and crisis intervention to patients and families with psycho-social needs, and coordinates and facilitates the development of a discharge plan of care for high-risk patient populations which includes accountability for the complex discharge process. This position ensures the experience of care for the patient and family is exceptional. Accountable for multiple performance and utilization risk components such as: (1) patient flow and throughput, (2) quality initiatives, (3) facilitating discharge planning, (4) coordination of care, (5) care transitions, (6) psychosocial support, (7) supporting clinical cost reduction. Partners with and supports physicians in all aspects of patient care and care coordination, and engages the patient and family in the plan of care. Must diligently communicate and collaborate with all members of the health care team to facilitate the episode of care so the patient receives services in a safe and timely manner, and the patient and family are provided all necessary resources and education. Displays a high level of professionalism at all times and engages leadership in problem solving as necessary.
Excellent pay and benefits!