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Behavioral Health Care Coordinator


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Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

4091 Psychiatric Services

Supervisory Organization

Behavioral Health Hospital Based Services

Grade

G13

Summary

Job Title: Behavioral Health Care Coordinator

This position is located  in Lancaster, Pa

Part time, 0.5 40 hours per two weeks working 11:00pm to 7:30 am with rotational weekend/holiday.  Will work at both Lancaster General Hospital and Women and Babies Hospital.

 

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SUMMARY:  Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Behavioral Health care Coordinator.  The Behavioral Health Care Coordinator Provides drug and alcohol consultation, brief intervention and referral services for patients with mental health and substance use issues.  Collaborates with patients as appropriate, their family member and/ or support system and the medical treatment team to develop a plan to address behavioral health and substance use issues, including providing recommendations, referrals and coordination of care

Primary Functions:

  • Assists Behavioral Health case manager and team in developing and executing most appropriate discharge plan.
  • Assesses behavioral health issues, conducts brief interventions and makes referrals to appropriate resources as to Behavioral

Health screening tools. Responds to data driven referrals for patients who screen positive.

  • Contributes to the patient treatment plan by providing recommendation about mental health and substance use issues that

impact care.

  • Counsels, advises and supports patients and their families in coordinating and accessing patient and outpatient behavioral

health treatment services.

  • Acts as liaison between inpatient treatment team and outpatient providers during hospitalization. Assists patient in coordination

of a comprehensive aftercare plan. Facilities inpatient placements when medically necessary and coordinates outpatient care,

drawing of broad knowledge of outpatient treatment and community resources.

  • Completes clinical documentation in accordance with department documentation standards.

REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or a related field with two (2) years’ work experience in a medical or behavioral health setting or   Bachelor’s degree with two (2) years’ direct patient care work experience in a medical or behavioral health setting
  • Certified Addictions Counselor credentials required within two years of employment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) certification- Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) certification- Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification.

Disclaimer

Lancaster General Health invests in the Employee Total Rewards by providing our employees with a competitive comprehensive packaging inclusive of:

Generous paid time off, Health, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Prescription, Retirement with an employer match and basic contribution, Tuition discounts and a tuition free affiliation with Pennsylvania Health Sciences. We also provide subsidized childcare, life insurance and career advancement opportunities for long term career growth.

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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LGH Part Time Posted on 09/11/2020