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Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health, Manhattan (Per Visit)

Company: VNS Health
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

VNS Health is looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Per Diem) to Administers the VNS Health contract program between HMOs and other third party payers to engage psychiatric patients while they are on the psychiatric inpatient unit and also once discharged to the community.

Serves as a liaison between third party insurance company and psychiatric patient to assess the well being of the psychiatric patient
Responsible for providing social work services to psychiatric patients that is consistent with VNS Health Home Care policies
Assits VNS Health develop and refine the Behavioral Health Transition Model and assists with program expansion
Conducts discharge and post discharge assessments of patients for insurance provider and makes appropriate reports (with release) to the insurance carrier
Works with the VNS Health Program Director to identify target patients and to coordinate activities
Coordinates with Hospital Social Workers, Psychiatric RNs, Psychiatrists, or other Clinicians or Hospital staff to schedule visits to the inpatient unit and to meet all HIPPAA documentation standards

Current registration to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-R (LCSW-R) in New York State required
Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs
Education:Master's degree in Social Work after successfully completing a prescribed course of study at a graduate school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and the Education Dept. and who is certified or licensed by the Education Dept to practice independently as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New York State required -or- PhD/PsyD in Psychology required
Minimum of four years social work experience that includes experience in a psychiatric inpatient unit or psychiatric emergency room as a direct clinical service provider and/or discharge planner required
Demonstrated ability to use appropriate VNS Health technology (Computer, Pen tablet, Cell phone/Beeper etc), including Microsoft Office is required
Exceptional clinical skills for engaging patients in a case management context required
Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs
Prior experience working with HMOs and insurance companies preferred but not required
Ability to travel across regions as business needs dictate, may require owning a car, as determined by operational / regional needs - CA2019

Keywords: VNS Health, Hoboken , Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health, Manhattan (Per Visit), Healthcare , Hoboken, New Jersey

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