Licensed Independent Social Worker, Primary Care Network
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About the Department
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.
Provide behavioral health care management for patients with chronic medical conditions in integrated primary care settings in Mason and Liberty Township. Primarily provide assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, case management, and individual and group therapies while meeting all standards of practice as required. This position is a hybrid work model with days on-site in the clinic and days working remotely.
Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
Provide education and counseling to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's illness and/or life situation; may utilize crisis intervention, brief and long-term individual, group, and family therapies.
Provide therapy through face-to-face sessions, via tele-medicine, or telephone conferencing.
Manage individual patients as part of a population health strategy to track progress and treat to target goals, including consulting with psychiatrist and primary care physician.
Collaborate with other appropriate treatment team members in diagnostic formulation, treatment direction, and recommendations.
Maintain knowledge of external resources for patient needs to foster recovery.
Liaison with community agencies; participate in area activities related to mental health.
Manage department appointment schedules as appropriate.
Ensure that patient care documentation is timely, legible, and efficient.
Perform all required data collection for the department accurately and within expected time frame.
Participate in clinical supervision as needed on a scheduled basis.
Maintain current licensure, participate in continuing education, and meet competency skills for evaluations in area of practice. Maintain knowledge of and compliance with HIPAA policies, documentation guidelines, and other related regulatory requirements. Keep current with social work and health care developments and seek to increase further enhancement of job-related knowledge.
Participate in departmental and outpatient Primary Care meetings, quality improvement efforts, and make sure peer review standards are met.
Provide education to other health care professionals.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Master's Degree must be in Social Work.
State of Ohio Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW).
Two (2) years of supervised social work experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience in behavioral care management.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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Licensed Independent Social Worker, Primary Care Network
Sep 27, 2022
Cincinnati, OH, US
Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati
Compliance, Counseling, Behavioral Health, Law, Legal, Healthcare, Research
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.