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Paramedicine Social Worker, LCSW 

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Description
Para-medicine- Social Worker (LCSW)
Hours 8am - 8pm complete 3 12 hour shifts. Weekend options as well.
CARES Team is a unique and developing para-medicine program that is designed to address behavioral health crisis calls to 911. CARES is a team of licensed clinicians and paramedics who work collaboratively to stabilize individuals in the community who are experiencing behavioral health crises. The goal is to reduce unnecessary hospitalization and ED (Emergency

Responsibilities for the Licensed Counselor will include but not be limited to the following:

The position is a

  • Works alongside EMS personnel in the Cares program
  • Rides with EMS personnel to respond to 911 calls and provides risk assessment and crisis intervention
  • Conducts face-to-face comprehensive assessments to identify problems and to determine appropriate levels of care based upon symptoms and presentation of client/patient
  • Provides professional level therapeutic services to persons with mental illness and/or addictive disease
  • Facilitates the admission process and maintains communication with referral sources, families, patients and Care Campus healthcare team
  • Provides patients/clients with the psychosocial and therapeutic support needed to cope with behavioral health crisis and/or detoxification
  • Completes Behavioral Health Assessments (BHA's) as a part of the intake process within the required timeframes.
  • Works with other healthcare team members to prepare for and facilitate individual and group discussions with patients/clients to promote and reinforce the recovery process
  • Provides individual therapy and may conduct family sessions as needed to help facilitate a successful transition back to the community
  • Develops treatment plans collaboratively with the patient/client and input from all treatment team members
  • Must be proficient in use of technology with respect to use of Electronic Medical Record.
 
Position Requirements

Must be fully licensed (LCSW, LPC) within the state of Georgia for purposes of completing 1013's when needed. A certification in substance abuse (CAC, CADC) is preferred.

 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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