Description Under the general supervision of the Patient Care Director, the Case Manager / Licensed Professional Therapist (LPC) performs all the necessary services for hospital clients in need of mental/behavioral health treatments. This is an autonomous role that provides and/or coordinates the provision of case management, assessment, diagnostic impression, referral and/or recommendation for placement, treatment planning, education, discharge and aftercare planning and all counseling services necessary to identified clients. The CM/LPC will provide services for children, adolescents, adults and geriatric clients in appropriate individual, group, marital, family and/or multi-family sessions with the understanding that the clients come from all walks of life including the criminal justice system. The CM/LPC will work with clients in all phases of treatment, i.e.intensive outpatient, partial hospital and inpatient and aftercare. The CM/LPC will work collaboratively with interdisciplinary staff and clients internal and external to the organization. Community and public service activities are required. Additional duties will include participation in quality improvement, evaluation processes related to the management of patient care, and supervision of Interns as the situation occurs. The CM/LPC is available seven days a week and, therefore, is required to work some evenings, a weekend rotation and an occasional holiday.
Graduate of a Master'sProgram in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or Psychiatric Clinical NurseSpecialist required
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to workwith minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment andtake appropriate action.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Currently licensed in the state of Georgia.
Completion of supervised, clinical, graduate-level practicum or internship fromaccredited school; OR Three (3) years total related clinical experience whichmay include the practicum/internship
JobCase Management/Social Services
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