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Acadia Healthcare Masters Level Clinician - Dual Diagnosis Unit in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Description

The Case Management position is responsible for providing quality care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, and their families and guardians throughout the patients’ episode of care. Quality care includes, but is not limited to the following: performing psychosocial assessments, participating in multi-disciplinary rounds and treatment planning meetings, providing care coordination, organizing individual/family/systems meetings, facilitating clinical process groups, managing the discharge and continued care planning process and documenting all patient encounters.

-Review of patient's clinical documentation from referring facilities

-Conduct check in’s with all clients minimally twice weekly

-Complete timely and thorough documentation:

  • Psychosocial Assessment completed with 48 hours of patient's admission

  • Outreach and care coordination with patient's providers within 48 hours

  • Initial Multidisciplinary Treatment Plan completed within 24 hours of patient's admission

  • Treatment Planning updates completed M-W-F

  • Progress notes completed using the BIRP format for each patient encounter

  • Discharge Plan created with patient participation

  • Discharge note including discharge and care coordination plan

  • Release of information completed prior to coordinating care and contacting collaterals

-Participate in monthly Case Management Departmental Meetings

-Participate in process/quality improvement measures

-Facilitate process groups

-Attend clinical trainings and conferences to complete required CEUs and to increase skills/knowledge base

-Complete required CPI, CPR and other orientation and annual hospital trainings

-Maintain appropriate state licensure

Two to Five Years of Professional experience in settings with acute psychiatric and substance abuse disorder patients (adolescent, adult and geriatric)

Independently Licensed (preferred) or Masters Prepared Licensed eligible in Massachusetts

Experience with evidence-based practice preferred

Full time position

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Customer Focus: Novice

  • Written Communication: Novice

  • Oral Communication: Novice

  • Attention to Detail: Novice

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Required

  • Masters or better in Social Work

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • Lic Addiction Cnslr

  • Lic Cert Soc Wkr Clin

  • Lic Ind Soc Wkr Clin

  • Lic Mental Health Cnslr

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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