Psychiatric Social Worker


: $88,400.00 - $76,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Social Services/Counseling

Psychiatric Social Worker
Premier Staffing Source, Inc.s Dover, DE operation seeks a Psychiatric Social Worker II for a long-term assignment The position requires a background in working with individuals mental health illnesses and substance abuse issues, as care managers need to be able to assess for the appropriate level of care and provide ongoing monitoring support for adults with severe and persistent mental health and substance use issues
Perform initial and annual reassessments to determine that the person still needs the service level they're currently assigned to, certify ongoing treatment, or recommend a higher or lower level of care.
Work effectively with the providers to ensure the best service.
Communicate with the providers, review documentation or other case management activities
perform the assessments and monitoring
Provide regular monitoring visits to ensure that the person is getting the services that they are supposed to be getting, and advocate for those services, or additional ones, if needed
Monitor clients for signs and symptoms of decompensation and respond appropriately in case of psychiatric emergency.
Assume responsibility for legible handwriting.
Ensure that all written and oral communications with clients, families, the public, other agencies, and co-workers is carried out with clarity and effectiveness.
Ensure appropriate coordination/linkage among CMHC and other Departments, Divisions, and Agencies.
Maintain a 100% presence of documentation rate in all charts as established by the standards for the Care Management.
Responsible for continuity of care for assigned case load.
Responsible for completion of case specific assessments, recovery plan and monitoring set out within the parameters set out by the Medicaid standards.
Bachelors Degree in related field
Experience dealing with individuals with mental health and addiction issues
Must be able to communicate clearly with clients and providers
Must be able to keep appropriate documentation
Be self-starter, and willing to learn
Valid Driver's license
For more information, please contact Premier Staffing Source, Inc. today on our toll-free number: (888) ###-####.
EOEBachelor's Degree, Case Management, Experience with with mental health and addiction issues
Associated topics: advocate, case, domestic, field, mental, social, social service, substance, violence, women * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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