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Case Manager

Company: Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Case Manager is responsible for coordinating hospitals Case Management for patients with the goal of providing effective discharge planning to reduce recidivism. Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates options to facilitate the continuum of care including follow-up appointments, housing, and transportation arrangements upon discharge.

Essential Duties:

  • Access to daily admission report with purpose of effectively meeting new patients to coordinate discharge planning.
  • Meet with patients/ contact patient guardian to complete required activities i.e. obtain collateral information regarding living arrangements, patient request and MD ordered activities.
  • Educates patients regarding effective allocation of community mental health resources while encouraging provision of high quality patient care.
  • Document appropriately gained legal authority to communicate with family members to gain collateral information through ROI.
  • Notify appropriate person of any patients needing to be court ordered due to inability to obtain consent for treatment.
  • Discuss alternative interventions needed for safe discharge to community.
  • Become aware of projected length of stay based on treatment team meetings.
  • Complete insurance bridges as appropriate and communicate with insurance case managers regarding updates, incidences, and discharge planning.
  • Attend Discharge and Treatment Team meetings and all meetings relative to case management/ social functions.
  • Documents clearly and concisely all required documentation i.e. contacts and information of the patients case management process on the appropriate chart forms.
  • Maintains current knowledge of case management/social services, discharge planning, and stay abreast of hospital programs and services provided.
  • Suggests and introduces new methods and techniques to leadership.
  • Develops and maintains therapeutic relationships with clients serving as a role model for clients by demonstrating positive, proactive, and respectful communications.
  • Performs related duties, as requested.
  • Upholds the Organization's ethics, values and customer service standards.

    Requirements

    Education and/or Licensure Bachelors degree in field of Social Work or Social Services or a minimum of two (2) years equivalent work experience required.

    Experience One (1) years experience in a psychiatric health care facility, direct practice in mental health treatment, experience in crisis intervention and customer service preferred.

    Benefits

    Additional Requirements Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.

    Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k) and a generous amount of paid time off.by Jobble

Keywords: Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute, Georgetown , Case Manager, Executive , Georgetown, Texas

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