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Social Worker Discharge Planner - BSW / LSW 

About the Organization With some of the areas most advanced physicians and clinical teams, RiverVista Health and Wellness offers treatment programs that have been developed to have a profoundly positive impact on the broad range of unique behavioral needs of our aging population. Our behavioral health hospital serves the senior population in a contemporary, healing environment. We specialize in providing care to individuals struggling with emotional challenges, life changes and behavioral health issues such as anxiety, depression and anger triggered by loss or illness.  
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Social Worker / Discharge Planner - BSW / LSW

RiverVista Health and Wellness, a new state of the art behavioral hospital, is currently recruiting a Licensed bachelors-prepared Social Worker / Clinician dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence, accountability, transparency, and cultural humility to join our team. Individuals hired will have the opportunity to play and active role in agency start-up and program development.

RiverVista Health and Wellness utilizes outcomes-based assessments and best practice treatment models developed to have a profoundly positive impact on the broad range of unique behavioral needs of adult and aging populations in a contemporary, healing environment.

Our ideal candidate has experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, discharge planning and community resources; possesses strong problem-solving and organizational skills; enjoys a fast-paced, high intensity clinical environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to deal tactfully with a team of interdisciplinary professionals, patients, family members, visitors, government agencies, community case managers/providers and the general public
  • Coordinates Discharge Planning: Arranges transportation, helps to identify post discharge services and resources, set-up follow-up community appointments with behavioral health and physical healthcare, copies discharge documentation and compiles discharge packet
  • Responsible for acquiring and documenting community-based resources for discharge planning & referral
  • Collaborates with community agencies as indicated to meet patient needs across the continuum of care
  • Coordinates the movement of patients between a hospital to a skilled nursing facility or home
  • Attends Clinical Treatment Team Meetings

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have working knowledge of community social and health agencies.
  • Must have knowledge of human behavior and personality dynamics.
  • Experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness is required
  • Inpatient mental health and work with the geriatric population are strongly preferred
  • Work with co-occurring substance use disorders and/or training in motivational interviewing a plus

Working Hours

  • Typically regular business hours Monday – Friday
  • Flexibility is a requirement dependent upon needs of patients

Our supportive, diversity-affirming and family-friendly work environment embodies our commitment to competitive pay, an outstanding benefits package, ongoing training, continuing education and staff development/ advancement opportunities! "Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork are just a few of the principles that we value." We are redefining behavioral health.Come see what else makes us different!

 
Position Requirements

Education/ Experience/ Licenses/ Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field
  • LSW or related-license required

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have working knowledge of community social and health agencies.
  • Must have knowledge of human behavior and personality dynamics.
  • Experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness is required
  • Inpatient mental health and work with the geriatric population are strongly preferred
  • Work with co-occurring substance use disorders and/or training in motivational interviewing a plus
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location RiverVista  
Shift -not applicable-  
Experience Level Minimum 2 years prior inpatient social work experience.  
Education Level Master's Degree in Social Work or related field. Licensed Social Worker preferred.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://rivervista.appone.com



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