AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY)

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    ID
    2018-4994
    Office Name
    Hicksville
    Type
    Full Time
    City
    Hicksville
    Union / Non-Union
    Non-Union
    Primary Location
    US-NY-Hicksville
    Daily Schedule
    TBD
    Dept/Spec
    Clinical Care_Quality [71017]
  • Overview

    Having the best Licensed Social Worker at AdvantageCare Physicians enables us to achieve our vision to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve. At AdvantageCare Physicians, our mission is to focus care on the needs of our patients and partner with them in the pursuit of better health.

     

    AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) is one of the largest physician-led multi-specialty practice in the New York metropolitan area, serving half a million patients across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island. At ACPNY, patients receive individualized coordinated care from a compassionate team focused on helping them live their healthiest lives.

     

    Our 30+ professionally managed, multi-specialty physician practices are designed to deliver convenient, comprehensive and community-based care. At AdvantageCare Physicians primary and specialty care is coordinated through an integrated network of full-service medical offices, regional specialty referral hubs, urgent care centers and strategic hospital affiliations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island.\

     

    Responsible for providing social work services which include crisis intervention, individual, family and group counseling to patients and families.

    Responsibilities

    • Works in collaboration with physicians and other health care personnel in patient evaluation and treatment, to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors underlying patient’s health problems.
    • Provides short-term counseling to identify problems and facilitate needed referrals. Provides referrals for long-term counseling and for other necessary services (e.g. substance abuse treatment, eating disorders, suicidal intent, and PTSD)
    • Serves as patient advocate and liaison with physicians, families and community to ensure continuity of care.
    • Documents patient/family status and history, diagnosis, treatment plan, evaluation results, observations and progress in medical record.
    • Serves as a resource to other staff on community resources and in area of specialty.
    • Assures social services compliance with legal, regulatory and professional standards, including Article 28 and JCAHO (where applicable) and OMH.
    • Participates in development and implementation of the department’s performance improvement activities.
    • Performs other job-related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • New York State LCSW License
    • Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work
    • Minimum Three years’ experience in social work with background in behavioral health with diverse patient populations (i.e., HIV, homeless, mentally ill, elderly, children adolescents, etc).
    • Technical knowledge of medical social work and relevant community resources, and the ability to develop linkage with community organizations
    • Ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions.
    • Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected chronic mental conditions
    • Skill in proper use of tools such as the DSM V-R for identifying clinical symptoms
    • Should be comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team and have strong communication and human relation skills
    • Knowledge of the development and maintenance of information/referral systems
    • Healthcare and mental health experience

     

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