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Company: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Nicotine Free Statement: To further our mission in providing quality, compassionate care to everyone, effective January 1, 2017, Barton Health will no longer hire individuals who use or test positive for nicotine. Barton Health promotes a healthy and safe environment for all Associates, Physicians, Volunteers, Patients, and Vistors. Therefore, all individuals whose pre-employment drug test results are positive for nicotine will have their job offer rescinded, and they will be disqualified from applying for employment for 6 months (180) days from the date of the health screening.

Job Function: Allied Health

Employment Type: Full-Time

Hours per Pay Period 1.00 (80 hours p/pp)

Job Shift: Variable

Weekend/Holiday Rotation: No

Summary of Position:

This position provides patient-centered behavioral health services to adult patients at the Center for Orthopedics and Wellness. The position requires self-direction, crisis intervention, using evidenced-based therapies within the applicable professional scope of practice. In addition, adherence to W &I Codes and maintaining professional and ethical behavior in accordance with the National Association of Social Workers is essential. Treatment focus will be providing social service interventions with patients as requested by medical providers, case management, triaging referrals and maintaining relationships with necessary community agencies. This role ensures defined standards at every episode of care for planning, managing and communicating to assure the progression of safe and efficient care throughout the care continuum. The LCSW will provide group and individual psychotherapy. Primary patient focus: grief/loss, chronic pain, chronic health, cancer diagnoses, anxiety, depression.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Masters in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of previous experience providing evidenced-based brief therapies and crisis intervention.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) training, Mindfulness training, and support group and classroom facilitation as part of two of our 4 pillars at the Center: stress management and sense of purpose (along w/ nutrition and fitness).

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to adjust communication style for the target audience.
  • Emotional stability conducive to dealing with a high-stress level as associated with dealing with fast-paced physical activity, rapidly changing conditions, and demands of patients and staff.
  • Must be skilled in word processing and be receptive to learning a new hospital-based computer system for billing and scheduling (if indicated).
  • Utilizes sound management principles and delegates responsibilities effectively. Demonstrates good judgment in the ability to organize the workflow utilizing support personnel to maximize efficiency and to achieve optimal cost effectiveness.
  • Supports administrative decisions in a mature, objective and open manner. Regularly thinks a problem through and confers with physician when necessary.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation from a variety of perspectives, considers various alternatives, and chooses the appropriate course of action.
  • Knows and meets established health standards (e.g. OSHA, etc).
  • Fosters enthusiasm by example and by expressing appreciation to staff members for a well-done job
  • Demonstrates evidence of essential leadership, communication, education, collaboration, and counseling skills
  • Effective organizational, planning, negotiating, coaching, and conceptual thinking skills.
  • In compliance with patient safety standards, must be able to effectively communicate in English; Bilingual abilities preferred.
  • Ability to maintain electronic records necessary to support billing and documentation requirements.
  • Ability to perform position requirements with minimal supervision.

Certifications/Licensure:

  • Current licensure with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an LCSW in the state of California.
  • Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate while in the office.
  • Occasional travel to various health system locations.

Essential Functions

  1. Provide consistently exceptional care at all times.
  2. Facilitates care for patients by serving as a liaison throughout the continuum of care. Anticipate and address patients' needs before, during, and after their care in consultation with the medical team as appropriate.
  3. Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.
  4. Provide direct behavioral health services to adult patients, including: diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, evidenced based therapies and crisis evaluation.
  5. Perform evidenced based brief therapies for 8-15 sessions, from intake to discharge.
  6. Thorough documentation of services, completed within a timely manner.
  7. Lead multi-disciplinary team meetings to develop individualized treatment plans that integrate medical care and psychosocial issues impacting patients.
  8. Establish and maintain professional relationships with medical providers, RNs, county agencies and community resources.
  9. Demonstrate strong communication skills in order to effectively coordinate services with collateral resources.
  10. Collaborate with medical providers during patient appointments to provide psychoeducation, crisis intervention and referrals for resources as needed.
  11. Ability to perform Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
  12. Ability to assess suicidal/homicidal risk and other high-risk situations (psychosis, drug/alcohol use/intoxication), create safety plans and adherence to W &I code, Section 5150 regulations.
  13. Ability to diagnose using DSM-5.
  14. Knowledge of community resources.
  15. Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Values/Standards

Barton Health commits to integrity, collaboration and excellence through the practice of our four Service Standards:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Image
  • Efficiency

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.


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