Department: ACES Program Grants
Category: Care Mgmt/Social Wrk/Case Mgr
Posting #: 528656
Date Posted: 9/24/2020
Employee Type: Regular
Posting Note: As a licensed clinical social worker, you will
work with children who have experienced trauma and Adverse
Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Therapy for this program is short
term services using integrative techniques focused on emotion
regulation and communication skills and team collaboration. Due to
growth in this department, this position will eventually be a
full-time position in Gilbert, AZ. If you have your clinical
license, LCSW/LMFT/LPC and have previous experience working in this
field, please apply! Location: 1919 East Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ
85016 and 3420 Mercy Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85207 Schedule: M-F 8:00 -
5:00 P.M. This position will start in Phoenix for the first 90 days
and then move to the Gilbert office on a permanent basis.
Initially, you must be available to work at both locations.
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic
interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional
support to patients and families at PCH as an independently
licensed social worker. Participates as an interdisciplinary team
member providing interventions with the patient/family that include
a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis,
treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis
interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and
transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of
family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able
to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving
therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities;
use of financial, community and other resource networks;
coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental
authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and,
collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide
individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned
caseload and bill independently for those services. The position is
responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments,
management of open patient records, and for collaborating with
outside referral sources as applicable. May provide clinical
supervision if approved by the Board of Behavioral Health
Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first
and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share
our mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today
and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for
providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Psychosocial assessments and Interventions
Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not
be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions,
support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide
risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of
placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities,
Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in
improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment,
enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc.
Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery,
and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective
factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with
the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and
objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to
participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning.
Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and
provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic
information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and
medical team with disposition planning as required by facility
Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per
Creates documentation to bill for services, as appropriate.
Coordination of Care
Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment
interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and
implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly.
Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication
with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers,
peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and
continuity of care.
Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved
in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment
interventions, develops and implements discharge planning
As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences,
interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress
Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they
transition between outpatient and inpatient service.
Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review
issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units.
Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives
to improve care delivery methods.
As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual,
group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups,
didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families;
provides patient and family education regarding chemical
dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues.
Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy
and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan,
Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives,
Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in
a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing
relevant professional publications, participating in community
based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or
participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness
of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to
the patient care population.
Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources
networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant
resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/
family to the relevant resources.
Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field
If approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, may
provide clinical supervision in accordance with Board
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.