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Social Worker (BSW) Behavioral Health Unit Mercy Urbana in Urbana, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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    Urbana, OH
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Job Description

Job Summary

Mercy Health’s Behavioral Health Institute seeks to enhance population health through the institution of standardized, evidence-based, and integrated behavioral health treatment in the primary care setting.  We endeavor to provide quality, affordable care and to improve the emotional health and well-being of those whom we serve.  This position will provide behavioral health consultation utilizing an integrated, team-based primary care model to children, adolescents, adults and families in order to improve general health status and achieve various health-related and psychosocial goals.

Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of behavioral health clients

Provide effective treatment planning and assisting clients in successfully achieving goals

Evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions

Assist in the detection of 'at risk' patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical detioration Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease. Provide assessment, consultation and brief (20 minute) intervention for psychological/psychiatric problems and/or disorders Teach patients, families and staff care, prevention and treatment enhancement techniques Monitor the site's behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement Participates in Quality Improvement (QI), Quality Assurance (QA) AND Continuous Quality Improvement Activities (CQUI) as appropriate Some travel required

 ***Preferably geriatric or psych experience


Part Time

8 hrs a week

Equal Employment Opportunity

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