Social Worker/Behavioral Health Therapist

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TITLE: Social Worker/Behavioral Health Supervisor
LOCATION: Tucson, AZ
Would you like to live close to the Tucson area in a community with a population over 40K that has no shortage of enticing traits that make it a community of choice for all types of people seeking an affordable cost of living, a temperate climate with year-round outdoor recreation, and an attractive balance of small-town charm with big-city amenities.
It is a great place for young professionals, with a median age range of 34 years old and many retirees are also captivated by the area, often coming to visit for a few days only to find themselves liking the area so much that they purchase a home and stay.
The cost of living is among the lowest and housing cost are below the national average while its median household income is much higher at over $56K yearly.
If this sounds good then add over 275 days of sunshine a year and you could work at a healthcare facility that is around 100 beds and is committed to serving the residents in several surrounding counties and wants its employees to enjoy a career/life balance.
Summary:
The Social Work/Behavioral Health Supervisor provides leadership and direct supervision to the Behavioral Health Unit’s social services team, evaluating the quality and appropriateness of social services furnished.
The Social Work/Behavioral Health Supervisor assesses the psychosocial needs of the patients, families and caregivers.
This includes acting as a resource for case management and discharge planning, assisting with complex discharges.
The Social Work/Behavioral Health Supervisor assists with behavioral health-related case management needs in the other inpatient units and Emergency Department, as needed.
The Social Work/Behavioral Health Supervisor takes a lead in ensuring the completion of therapeutic treatment with individuals and groups.
This role also facilitates treatment team meetings, coordinating with involved disciplines to ensure treatment planning is up-to-date and patient-centered.

The Social Work/Behavioral Health Coordinator supports and provides leadership to the entire Behavioral Health Unit staff under the direction of the Behavioral Health Director.
This includes assisting the Behavioral Health Director in coordination and operation of the services provided by Behavioral Health Department.
Represents the Behavioral Health Department in the absence of the Director on committees or activities.
Assists in department quality and safety initiatives, financial management, staffing, planning, regulatory compliance, and customer service activities.

Education/Requirements:
Must have a Master’s degree in Social Work.
LMSW or LCSW.
Must have excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and time management skills.
Must have a knowledge of EMTALA, applicable regulatory standards, government and private insurance benefits (e.g. Medicaid, Medicare, managed care), and working knowledge of clinical review guidelines.
Must have the ability to provide leadership, anticipate and organize workflow, prioritize and follow through on responsibilities.
Must have strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills necessary to provide Social Work services in a hospital setting.
Must be assertive and creative in problem solving, conflict resolution, and negotiation skills.
Additional Info:
Position is located southeast of Tucson.
The facility is offering a range between $58000-$85000 depending on experience and certification and offers a full benefit package and a relocation/sign-on.
 

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