Associate in Psychiatric Social Work (in Psychiatry) | Columbia University - Military Veterans

at HERC - Metro New York & Southern Connecticut

New York, New York

Summary Description: Columbia University Irving Medical Center ( CIUMC ) is seeking licensed clinical social workers ( LCSW ) to join our Primary Care Program. These are full-time, clinical positions in an outpatient setting. The LCSW will report directly to the Director of Behavioral health and will also have clinical direction from the primary care providers. Primary responsibilities involve the evidence-based Collaborative Care Model ( CCM ) including integrated care that treats common mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety that require systematic follow-up due to their persistent nature focusing on defined patient populations tracked in a registry, measurement-based practice and treatment to target. You will work with trained primary care providers providing evidence-based medication or psychosocial treatments, supported by regular psychiatric case consultation and treatment adjustment for patients who are not improving as expected. Ideal applicants should have previous experience providing population health-based outpatient treatment, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work well across disciplines and function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Candidates will have opportunities to attend case conferences, peer supervision, and Grand Rounds at CUIMC . Candidates will work closely with a clinical team, including internists, family medicine physicians, pediatricians, a supervising psychologist, and other social workers, psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners. Requirements Executes behavioral health interventions by collaborating with the care team and following the standards of care established by Columbia Primary Care and the department of psychiatry Assesses and systematically collects data related to patient behavioral health status and works with the care team to develop the plan of care Participates in daily and/or sessional teamlet huddles when shared patients are discussed Utilizes data including registries to continuously meet care coordination needs across settings in conjunction with the patient, family and/or other care providers Develops and maintains a working knowledge of community resources and managed care review processes Assumes responsibility and accountability for effectively managing behavioral health care of individual patients Documents history, assessments and interventions to reflect comprehensive and integrated approach to patient care Identifies learning needs of the patient and families, educates by adapting to patient and family learning style utilizing the teach-back method Provides care that is safe, ethical, patient- and family-centered, culturally congruent and evidence-based There are skills and responsibilities that are common across Columbia Primary Care. The license clinical social worker may perform any or all of these skills and responsibilities: Telephone, virtual, and in-person triage and care Review and manage communications from internal and external

New York, New York

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