Utilizes clinical judgment and expertise to coordinate care management/behavioral health interventions. Develops strategies to ensure cost effective, quality care outcomes to patients with complex care needs. Identifies options for levels of care for individuals and populations of patients, focusing on strategies that will promote optimal health. Assesses, plans, monitors, and provides therapeutic interventions as appropriate. Collaborates with patient and family to facilitate understanding of diagnosis and to provide therapeutic interventions to support necessary lifestyle and behavior changes. Partner with patients, families, and other health care providers to ensure understanding the impact the disease or illness has on the patient's mental and emotional health. Respond to crisis situations and engage with patients and families to access the appropriate level of care across the continuum. Emphasis of duties may vary depending upon area of assignment.
Education - Master's Degree in Social Work
Licensed Master of Social Worker (LMSW) All except VNA and Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
Limited Licensed Master of Social Worker (LLMSW) All except VNA and Rural Health Clinics (RHC)