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Behavioral Health Care Coordinator (Part Time/Nights)


Summary

LOCATION: Lancaster, PA
HOURS: Part Time, 0.7 FTE position or 72 hours per 2 week pay period. Hours are 2nd shift, 3:00pm-11:30pm. Rotating weekends and holidays. No on-call.

Job Description

This position is located in Lancaster, PA.

Schedule: 28 hours per week. 3rd shift. Monday- Friday 11:00PM-7:30AM. Rotating weekends and holidays. No call.

Sign On Bonus- $2,000 sign on bonus for external candidates.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Provides 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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • 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.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Participates in departmental staff meetings and other organization work group, including performance improvement projects.
  • Participates in groups including behavioral health staff case reviews, conference, and in-service programs, educational presentations.
  • Keeps current on recent developments and knowledge in the field by participating in appropriate education and training experiences and by sharing this information with a colleagues, patients, families, and other healthcare team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Must meet one of the following:

  • 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
  • Bachelor’s degree with two (2) years’ direct patient care work experience in a medical or behavioral health setting
  • Bachelor’s Degree and current good standing enrollment in an accredited Master of Social Work, Psychology, or related field program and 2 years prior work experience.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

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Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

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.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Part Time Posted on 11/22/2022