Social Worker/Case Manager (BSW, RN, LVN or Related Field)

Status:  Full-time

Submit resumes to: samardzicpsyd@davisstreet.org

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cooperate with other professionals to evaluate patients’ medical, dental, and behavioral health conditions to assess patients’ integrative needs
  • Engage patients to assess needs from a patient centered framework
  • Assess psychological impact for each patient to determine type of service (psychoeducation, therapy/psychiatric)
  • Advocate for patients to resolve crisis
  • Educate patient and family (support system) on impact of condition on psychological well-being
  • Develop care plans for patients
  • Maintain a comprehensive list of referrals and resources
  • Ensure continuity of treatment planning across all services (medical/dental/behavioral health)
  • Intervene in crisis situations to assist patients
  • Refer/link patients to community resources
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Either Bachelors of Social Work, Masters of Social Work, RN License, LVN License or related social work field required
  • Knowledge of behavioral health and medical terminology
  • Understanding the roles of the healthcare team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Deep understanding the psychosocial aspects of illness and health
  • Experience of community facilities and resources for integrative care planning
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong crisis intervention skills
  • Short-term counseling skills
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Davis Street