Phoenix Children's Hospital

       

Phoenix Children's Hospital is Arizona's only licensed children's hospital, providing world-class are in more than 40 pediatric specialties to our state's sickest kids. Though Phoenix Children's is one of the 10 largest freestanding children's hospitals in the country, rapid population growth in Arizona means the Hospital must grow as well. Phoenix Children's recently announced a $588 million expansion plan to bring its special brand of family-centered care to even more patients and families. The plan includes a significant upgrade of the Hospital's current campus, an aggressive physician recruitment effort, and new satellite centers in high growth areas of the Valley. For more information, visit the Hospital's Web site at www.phoenixchildrens.com.

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Phoenix Children's Hospital Avondale, AZ, USA
This position works under the direction and is supervised by a Clinical Nurse to perform a variety of direct patient care services to assist in the implementation of selected portions of the care plan in accordance with the regulations established by the Arizona Emergency Medical Services laws. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties As directed and supervised by healthcare professional, collects and records a variety of routine patient data to ensure ongoing accuracy of patient chart. As directed and supervised by healthcare professional, performs a variety of basic patient care activities including, but not limited to, assist in applying splints, casts, and other orthopedic devices and performing CPR during cardiac arrest management to provide for optimal comfort and safety of the patient. Assembles patient charts for new admissions and enters admission orders and demographic data as needed to provide for timely and complete patient record for efficient patient care and financial processes. Identifies and reports unusual findings or observations, clinical symptoms, behaviors, and treatment administered to appropriate healthcare professional to ensure timely and effective intervention. Maintains inventory levels of stock items, supplies, and equipment to provide for efficient and cost effective unit operation. Obtains blood specimens by physician order or per protocol following hospital and/or clinical lab guidelines; assists in delivering lab specimens as requested. Participates in a variety of in-service programs, meetings, conferences, and daily care rounds to maintain understanding of care plan changes, issues, and expectations. Performs a variety of activities to provide for the ongoing maintenance of the unit's environment. Provides orientation to the unit and hospital systems and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit's policies and requirements. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Gilbert, AZ, USA
Posting Note: In addition to using your skill set as a medical assistant, this position will require that you also bring administrative skills using Word and Excel and Outlook. The position is M-F in the Mercy Gilbert location. No weekends or evenings. If you have a passion working with children and their parents, bring your administrative and medical skill set along with your empathy, and compassion! This position works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties As directed by a physician, performs or assists with procedures such as electrocardiogram, pulmonary function, suture and staple removal, dressing changes, and others. Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens), performs point of care testing, and disposes of bio-hazardous materials. Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions. Prepares and administers medications, communicates telephone prescriptions to pharmacies, and processes medication refills as directed by a physician. Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance. Records and communicates patient related information, including vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, signs, and symptoms, to the physician or licensed health care provider. Removes sutures and changes dressings. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Medical Assistant - Certified works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area. The Certified Medical Assistant is expected to carry out the mission, vision, and values of Phoenix Children’s Hospital. A continuous exhibition of professionalism, strong ethical conduct, and integrity must be carried out at all times. Interdepartmental collaboration, high standards of work performance, keeping a positive attitude and adhering to the policies and procedures of Phoenix Children’s Hospital is essential. This position requires current and continuous certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) or American Medical Technologists (RMA) in the field of Medical Assisting. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Consistent with Medical Assistant education and under the direction of a licensed health care professional, the Certified Medical Assistant performs the following clinical responsibilities including but not limited to: a)Measures and records vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, and signs and symptoms into the electronic health record b)Communicates patient related information to the licensed health care provider c)Performs electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, and other diagnostic testing within the Medical Assisting scope. d)Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens) e)Performs point of care testing f)Prepares and administers medications with provider authorization and adheres to all regulations, guidelines, and policies for appropriate storage, mixing, disposal, inventory and labeling of medications g)Performs routine screening tests h)Assists the provider with exams i)Removes sutures, changes dressings, applies bandages and other first aid procedures j)Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance k)Disposes of bio-hazardous materials in accordance with OSHA safety standards and hospital policies l)Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions including ensuring that all equipment in exam room is cleaned according to hospital policies m)Follows PCH and OSHA safety rules and procedures at all times n)Upholds HIPAA regulations Administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to: a)Communicates prescriptions to pharmacies b)Processes medication refills as directed by a provider and according to hospital policies c)Obtains prior authorizations for medication d)Obtains prior authorizations for DME e)Screens telephone calls and takes accurate clinical messages within the Medical Assisting scope of practice as well as in accordance with PCH policies f)Returns patient calls with provider directed instructions g)Assists patients and providers in completing documentation and any other paperwork in which a provider is required to disclose and/or attest to h)Utilizes medication reconciliation tools within EHR. i)Cleans and restocks exam rooms j)In some clinics, may serve as an eligible witness to cycle counting and wasting of controlled substances k)Follows appropriate legal and ethical professional conduct Remains up to date with certifications, company mandated training and professional development. May be required to float to other practices as needed by hospital and/or as requested by management. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Medical Assistant - Certified works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area. The Certified Medical Assistant is expected to carry out the mission, vision, and values of Phoenix Children’s Hospital. A continuous exhibition of professionalism, strong ethical conduct, and integrity must be carried out at all times. Interdepartmental collaboration, high standards of work performance, keeping a positive attitude and adhering to the policies and procedures of Phoenix Children’s Hospital is essential. This position requires current and continuous certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) or American Medical Technologists (RMA) in the field of Medical Assisting. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Consistent with Medical Assistant education and under the direction of a licensed health care professional, the Certified Medical Assistant performs the following clinical responsibilities including but not limited to: a)Measures and records vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, and signs and symptoms into the electronic health record b)Communicates patient related information to the licensed health care provider c)Performs electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, and other diagnostic testing within the Medical Assisting scope. d)Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens) e)Performs point of care testing f)Prepares and administers medications with provider authorization and adheres to all regulations, guidelines, and policies for appropriate storage, mixing, disposal, inventory and labeling of medications g)Performs routine screening tests h)Assists the provider with exams i)Removes sutures, changes dressings, applies bandages and other first aid procedures j)Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance k)Disposes of bio-hazardous materials in accordance with OSHA safety standards and hospital policies l)Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions including ensuring that all equipment in exam room is cleaned according to hospital policies m)Follows PCH and OSHA safety rules and procedures at all times n)Upholds HIPAA regulations Administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to: a)Communicates prescriptions to pharmacies b)Processes medication refills as directed by a provider and according to hospital policies c)Obtains prior authorizations for medication d)Obtains prior authorizations for DME e)Screens telephone calls and takes accurate clinical messages within the Medical Assisting scope of practice as well as in accordance with PCH policies f)Returns patient calls with provider directed instructions g)Assists patients and providers in completing documentation and any other paperwork in which a provider is required to disclose and/or attest to h)Utilizes medication reconciliation tools within EHR. i)Cleans and restocks exam rooms j)In some clinics, may serve as an eligible witness to cycle counting and wasting of controlled substances k)Follows appropriate legal and ethical professional conduct Remains up to date with certifications, company mandated training and professional development. May be required to float to other practices as needed by hospital and/or as requested by management. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Gilbert, AZ, USA
Posting Note: This position will require you to have strong Medical Assistant skills as you work with our children and their parents. The position may have training take place on the main campus (1919 E. Thomas Rd. Phoenix, AZ ) and then upon completion, will transfer to work in the Mercy Gilbert office: 3370 S. Mercy Road, Gilbert, AZ 85297. Hours: 8:00 -4:30 M-F. No Weekends. Certification required; In addition to your MA Diploma, you will need to submit your RMA or CCMA certification at the time of your initial interview. The Medical Assistant - Certified works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area. The Certified Medical Assistant is expected to carry out the mission, vision, and values of Phoenix Children’s Hospital. A continuous exhibition of professionalism, strong ethical conduct, and integrity must be carried out at all times. Interdepartmental collaboration, high standards of work performance, keeping a positive attitude and adhering to the policies and procedures of Phoenix Children’s Hospital is essential. This position requires current and continuous certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) or American Medical Technologists (RMA) in the field of Medical Assisting. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Consistent with Medical Assistant education and under the direction of a licensed health care professional, the Certified Medical Assistant performs the following clinical responsibilities including but not limited to: a)Measures and records vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, and signs and symptoms into the electronic health record b)Communicates patient related information to the licensed health care provider c)Performs electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, and other diagnostic testing within the Medical Assisting scope. d)Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens) e)Performs point of care testing f)Prepares and administers medications with provider authorization and adheres to all regulations, guidelines, and policies for appropriate storage, mixing, disposal, inventory and labeling of medications g)Performs routine screening tests h)Assists the provider with exams i)Removes sutures, changes dressings, applies bandages and other first aid procedures j)Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance k)Disposes of bio-hazardous materials in accordance with OSHA safety standards and hospital policies l)Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions including ensuring that all equipment in exam room is cleaned according to hospital policies m)Follows PCH and OSHA safety rules and procedures at all times n)Upholds HIPAA regulations Administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to: a)Communicates prescriptions to pharmacies b)Processes medication refills as directed by a provider and according to hospital policies c)Obtains prior authorizations for medication d)Obtains prior authorizations for DME e)Screens telephone calls and takes accurate clinical messages within the Medical Assisting scope of practice as well as in accordance with PCH policies f)Returns patient calls with provider directed instructions g)Assists patients and providers in completing documentation and any other paperwork in which a provider is required to disclose and/or attest to h)Utilizes medication reconciliation tools within EHR. i)Cleans and restocks exam rooms j)In some clinics, may serve as an eligible witness to cycle counting and wasting of controlled substances k)Follows appropriate legal and ethical professional conduct Remains up to date with certifications, company mandated training and professional development. May be required to float to other practices as needed by hospital and/or as requested by management. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Scottsdale, AZ, USA
The Medical Assistant - Certified works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area. The Certified Medical Assistant is expected to carry out the mission, vision, and values of Phoenix Children’s Hospital. A continuous exhibition of professionalism, strong ethical conduct, and integrity must be carried out at all times. Interdepartmental collaboration, high standards of work performance, keeping a positive attitude and adhering to the policies and procedures of Phoenix Children’s Hospital is essential. This position requires current and continuous certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) or American Medical Technologists (RMA) in the field of Medical Assisting. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Consistent with Medical Assistant education and under the direction of a licensed health care professional, the Certified Medical Assistant performs the following clinical responsibilities including but not limited to: a)Measures and records vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, and signs and symptoms into the electronic health record b)Communicates patient related information to the licensed health care provider c)Performs electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, and other diagnostic testing within the Medical Assisting scope. d)Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens) e)Performs point of care testing f)Prepares and administers medications with provider authorization and adheres to all regulations, guidelines, and policies for appropriate storage, mixing, disposal, inventory and labeling of medications g)Performs routine screening tests h)Assists the provider with exams i)Removes sutures, changes dressings, applies bandages and other first aid procedures j)Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance k)Disposes of bio-hazardous materials in accordance with OSHA safety standards and hospital policies l)Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions including ensuring that all equipment in exam room is cleaned according to hospital policies m)Follows PCH and OSHA safety rules and procedures at all times n)Upholds HIPAA regulations Administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to: a)Communicates prescriptions to pharmacies b)Processes medication refills as directed by a provider and according to hospital policies c)Obtains prior authorizations for medication d)Obtains prior authorizations for DME e)Screens telephone calls and takes accurate clinical messages within the Medical Assisting scope of practice as well as in accordance with PCH policies f)Returns patient calls with provider directed instructions g)Assists patients and providers in completing documentation and any other paperwork in which a provider is required to disclose and/or attest to h)Utilizes medication reconciliation tools within EHR. i)Cleans and restocks exam rooms j)In some clinics, may serve as an eligible witness to cycle counting and wasting of controlled substances k)Follows appropriate legal and ethical professional conduct Remains up to date with certifications, company mandated training and professional development. May be required to float to other practices as needed by hospital and/or as requested by management. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Gilbert, AZ, USA
Posting Note: This position will be located in our Gilbert Medical office. The AZ licenses required for this opportunity to work with children and families at PCH are the following: LCSW, LMFT, and LPC. No weekends. M-F 8:00 - 5:00. Competitive salary and benefits. This position provides therapeutic counseling interventions to children and families at PCH. The position functions as part of the psychiatric team and provides counseling interventions for children and families on an outpatient basis, or as part of the inpatient consult liaison service when requested by psychiatry. In addition to therapeutic interventions with children and families, the position must be able to provide appropriate clinical documentation and recommendations to insurance reviewers, referral sources and to other governmental agencies as requested. This position receives administrative supervision from the Manager, Social Services, and clinical direction from the Division Chief, Psychiatry or designee. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Provide Counseling Interventions Provides ongoing counseling interventions that build on family strengths and addresses ongoing mental health needs or coping skills that may be interfering with self-sufficiency or medical adherence. Use clinical best practices to engage families and achieve positive clinical outcomes. Ensure services are clinically necessary and appropriately documented for insurance reimbursement. Provide services in accordance with PCH policies and practices. Complete Bio-Psychosocial Assessments Assess the bio-psychosocial status of the patient within the family structure. This may include, but is not limited to mental status exam, coping skills, cognitive abilities, safety issues, suicide risk assessment, and any other issues that may be impeding the child or family from successfully managing their mental health symptoms or coping issues. Ensures assessments are documented appropriately for insurance reimbursement. Comply with PCH policies and practices. Coordinate Care with Other Facilities and Providers Assume leadership for coordination of care with insurance companies, community partners or governmental agencies, as necessary to serve the needs of the child and family. Provides appropriate documentation for coordination and complies with PCH policies and practices. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides occupational therapy services to a pediatric population, neonate to adolescent, including evaluation and treatment in independent living, sensory-motor integration, cognitive and psychosocial skill. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Evaluates and treats patients with occupational performance disorders/delays, demonstrating knowledge of normal development and skills necessary to provide age appropriate services in areas of self-care and play skills involving motor, sensory-integrative, cognitive, and psychosocial functions. Provides care as outlined in standards of care section of the Policies & Procedures Manual. Uses pediatric based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age and disability of children. Establishes appropriate treatment plans with age appropriate goals and target timeframes, which are discussed with family and mutually agreed upon. Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital, and community, professionally interacting with physicians, families, and hospital/community personnel. This includes preparation and participation in in-service training programs on regular basis. Supervises and directs rehab technician and/or students, providing input into their performance evaluations. Organizes, develops, implements, and coordinates occupational performance of patient care with other disciplines within the Hospital and resources within the community, including discharge planning via charting, letters, care conferences, and rounds. This includes patient/family teaching for appropriate function within the home and implementation of home program. Maintains appropriate documentation, in compliance with Joint Commission and CARF standards, including participation in Total Quality Management. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position is responsible for providing speech-language pathology services to a pediatric population, from neonate to adolescent, including evaluation and treatment in the areas of communication and swallowing. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Evaluates and treats patients with communication and swallowing disorders/delays, demonstrating knowledge of normal growth and skills necessary to provide age appropriate services. Uses pediatric based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age and disability of the child. Establishes appropriate treatment plan with age-appropriate goals and target timeframes, which are discussed with family and mutually agreed upon Maintains appropriate documentation per the Policies & Procedures Manual in compliance with JCAHO and CARF standards, including participation in Total Quality Management. Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital, and community, professionally interacting with physician, families, and hospital/community personnel. Evaluates recommended needs for equipment and supplies. Assists in the monitoring of speech pathology students Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties As directed by a physician, performs or assists with procedures such as electrocardiogram, pulmonary function, suture and staple removal, dressing changes, and others. Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens), performs point of care testing, and disposes of bio-hazardous materials. Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions. Prepares and administers medications, communicates telephone prescriptions to pharmacies, and processes medication refills as directed by a physician. Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance. Records and communicates patient related information, including vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, signs, and symptoms, to the physician or licensed health care provider. Removes sutures and changes dressings. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH within their scope of practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly. Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. Participates fully in Clinical Supervision, as applicable, in accordance with Board of Behavioral Health Examiners requirements. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH within their scope of practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly. Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. Participates fully in Clinical Supervision, as applicable, in accordance with Board of Behavioral Health Examiners requirements. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH within their scope of practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly. Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. Participates fully in Clinical Supervision, as applicable, in accordance with Board of Behavioral Health Examiners requirements. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH as an independently licensed social worker. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload and bill independently for those services. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. May provide clinical supervision if approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures. Creates documentation to bill for services, as appropriate. Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. If approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, may provide clinical supervision in accordance with Board requirements Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH as an independently licensed social worker. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload and bill independently for those services. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. May provide clinical supervision if approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures. Creates documentation to bill for services, as appropriate. Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. If approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, may provide clinical supervision in accordance with Board requirements Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH as an independently licensed social worker. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload and bill independently for those services. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. May provide clinical supervision if approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures. Creates documentation to bill for services, as appropriate. Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. If approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, may provide clinical supervision in accordance with Board requirements Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH as an independently licensed social worker. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload and bill independently for those services. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. May provide clinical supervision if approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures. Creates documentation to bill for services, as appropriate. Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. If approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, may provide clinical supervision in accordance with Board requirements Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH as an independently licensed social worker. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload and bill independently for those services. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. May provide clinical supervision if approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures. Creates documentation to bill for services, as appropriate. Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. If approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, may provide clinical supervision in accordance with Board requirements Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH as an independently licensed social worker. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload and bill independently for those services. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. May provide clinical supervision if approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures. Creates documentation to bill for services, as appropriate. Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. If approved by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, may provide clinical supervision in accordance with Board requirements Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Avondale, AZ, USA
This position works under the direction and is supervised by a Clinical Nurse to perform a variety of direct patient care services to assist in the implementation of selected portions of the care plan in accordance with the regulations established by the Arizona Emergency Medical Services laws. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties As directed and supervised by healthcare professional, collects and records a variety of routine patient data to ensure ongoing accuracy of patient chart. As directed and supervised by healthcare professional, performs a variety of basic patient care activities including, but not limited to, assist in applying splints, casts, and other orthopedic devices and performing CPR during cardiac arrest management to provide for optimal comfort and safety of the patient. Assembles patient charts for new admissions and enters admission orders and demographic data as needed to provide for timely and complete patient record for efficient patient care and financial processes. Identifies and reports unusual findings or observations, clinical symptoms, behaviors, and treatment administered to appropriate healthcare professional to ensure timely and effective intervention. Maintains inventory levels of stock items, supplies, and equipment to provide for efficient and cost effective unit operation. Obtains blood specimens by physician order or per protocol following hospital and/or clinical lab guidelines; assists in delivering lab specimens as requested. Participates in a variety of in-service programs, meetings, conferences, and daily care rounds to maintain understanding of care plan changes, issues, and expectations. Performs a variety of activities to provide for the ongoing maintenance of the unit's environment. Provides orientation to the unit and hospital systems and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit's policies and requirements. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH within their scope of practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly. Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. Participates fully in Clinical Supervision, as applicable, in accordance with Board of Behavioral Health Examiners requirements. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
The position provides comprehensive care coordination for patients as assigned and assesses the patients plan of care. The Case Manager is responsible for Length of Stay management and discharge planning. Develops, implements, monitors and documents the utilization of resources and progress of the patient through their care, advocating and facilitating options and services to meet the patients health care needs. Interacts extensively with the care teams to support the clinical roadmap. The intensity of care coordination provided is situational and appropriate based on patient need and payer requirements. This position works independently, receiving supervision of work activities from the Lead Case Manager and Case Management, Manager and is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered by both them and community partners and identifies/resolves barriers which may hinder effective patient care. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Coordination of Care Manages a defined service line patient population to achieve optimal discharge and continuity of care outcomes in a manner that promotes sound financial stewardship and patient-family advocacy. Establishes estimated Length of Stay via MCG criteria and tools, Completes an initial screen of all patients on admission (not to exceed within 24 hours of admission) utilizing MCG criteria to identify needs related to care coordination and/or discharge planning. Leveraging MCG and other evidence-based guidelines, coordinates development and implementation of a comprehensive discharge care plan in collaboration with the clinical care team. Ensures plan of care is in place with all team members. Proactively collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary clinical care team to define and document a clear and comprehensive treatment plan, including post-discharge needs. Identifies and facilitates resolution of variances in the plan of care that may impact length of stay. Facilitates referrals to other disciplines, and monitors for appropriate follow-up. Facilitates and provides on-going communication with patient/family and escalates unresolved barriers to timely discharge to Case Management, Manager or Utilization Management Medical Director, as per department protocols. Reviews and analyzes third-party payer denials for in house patients, and communicates to attending physician , Case Management, Manager, Utilization Management Medical Director, and Utilization Management Nurse as per department protocols. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/communication with members of the interdisciplinary care team and proactively engages patient and families in the delivery of care across the continuum of care. Reviews the patient daily for appropriate patient status , level of care and goal length of stay per established Case Management daily prioritization protocol , utilizing MCG criteria and communicates goal length of stay to clinical care team, patient and family. Keeps patient discharge information current in Case Manager EMR documentation. Assesses each patients status and activities daily as appropriate to patient needs. Ensures timeliness of care and identifies barriers to transition of care or discharge. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds and/or service line rounds with clinical care team. Regulatory responsibilities Reviews the patient daily (Observation and Inpatient) for appropriate status and meeting admission or discharge criteria. Obtains and reviews necessary medical reports and subsequent treatment plan requests to conduct ongoing care planning and discharge planning. Utilizes MCG guidelines/pathways to determine admission status, level of care, goal length of stay and continued provision of services as evidenced by audit of documentation in EMR. Documents avoidable days, extended length of stay, authorizations and denials for medical necessity in SCM and MIDAS as evidenced by audit. Communicates to Utilization Management Nurse data supporting denial appeals, or notification of potential denials. Communicates with payers to resolve potential denials. Working knowledge of DRG payment methodology and ICD-9/10 coding system. Provides Medicare/Tricare Rights and Detailed Notice of Discharge to patient and families. Transition and Discharge Planning Assures thorough, early and ongoing transition/discharge plans by collaborating with patients, families, payers and providers across the continuum of care. Assesses patient for appropriate discharge placement. Identifies presumed discharge location on admission. Consults with social services and other resources as needs or problems are identified. Communicates transition/discharge plans and problems to other case managers as care is transitioned. Ensures that healthcare team is proactive in making arrangements for transition/discharge, and ensures that each transition/discharge plan has clear goals that are attainable. Ensures that all elements of patients` needs are addressed in the transition/discharge plans. Validates that family and patient are aware and understand discharge plan as demonstrated by documentation and feedback. Ensures that education and teaching for family and patient to support transition/discharge is begun as quickly as possible with the healthcare team. When appropriate, performs outpatient and clinic care coordination and monitors patients care as they transition between inpatient and outpatient service. Provides excellent customer service Ensures that all elements of patients` needs are addressed in the transition/discharge plans. Keeps families and patients involved and informed as demonstrated by feedback. Facilitates and provides on-going communication with patient/family and interdisciplinary staff to identify and resolve potential barriers to discharge Communicates with payers to resolve potential denials. Responds to emails within 24 hours. Clear communication skills with all internal and external customers. Provides excellent service routinely in interactions with all customers, i.e. coworkers, patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, etc. Leadership care coordination Provides unit and team leadership demonstrates strong, consistent clear communication and serves as central point of information informing all team members, including physicians, on patient status and goal length of stay. Keeps families and patients involved and informed as demonstrated by feedback. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, social workers, Utilization Management team and families to drive the care coordination process and to facilitate continuity of patient care. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
The position provides comprehensive care coordination for patients as assigned and assesses the patients plan of care. The Case Manager is responsible for Length of Stay management and discharge planning. Develops, implements, monitors and documents the utilization of resources and progress of the patient through their care, advocating and facilitating options and services to meet the patients health care needs. Interacts extensively with the care teams to support the clinical roadmap. The intensity of care coordination provided is situational and appropriate based on patient need and payer requirements. This position works independently, receiving supervision of work activities from the Lead Case Manager and Case Management, Manager and is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered by both them and community partners and identifies/resolves barriers which may hinder effective patient care. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Coordination of Care Manages a defined service line patient population to achieve optimal discharge and continuity of care outcomes in a manner that promotes sound financial stewardship and patient-family advocacy. Establishes estimated Length of Stay via MCG criteria and tools, Completes an initial screen of all patients on admission (not to exceed within 24 hours of admission) utilizing MCG criteria to identify needs related to care coordination and/or discharge planning. Leveraging MCG and other evidence-based guidelines, coordinates development and implementation of a comprehensive discharge care plan in collaboration with the clinical care team. Ensures plan of care is in place with all team members. Proactively collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary clinical care team to define and document a clear and comprehensive treatment plan, including post-discharge needs. Identifies and facilitates resolution of variances in the plan of care that may impact length of stay. Facilitates referrals to other disciplines, and monitors for appropriate follow-up. Facilitates and provides on-going communication with patient/family and escalates unresolved barriers to timely discharge to Case Management, Manager or Utilization Management Medical Director, as per department protocols. Reviews and analyzes third-party payer denials for in house patients, and communicates to attending physician , Case Management, Manager, Utilization Management Medical Director, and Utilization Management Nurse as per department protocols. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/communication with members of the interdisciplinary care team and proactively engages patient and families in the delivery of care across the continuum of care. Reviews the patient daily for appropriate patient status , level of care and goal length of stay per established Case Management daily prioritization protocol , utilizing MCG criteria and communicates goal length of stay to clinical care team, patient and family. Keeps patient discharge information current in Case Manager EMR documentation. Assesses each patients status and activities daily as appropriate to patient needs. Ensures timeliness of care and identifies barriers to transition of care or discharge. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds and/or service line rounds with clinical care team. Regulatory responsibilities Reviews the patient daily (Observation and Inpatient) for appropriate status and meeting admission or discharge criteria. Obtains and reviews necessary medical reports and subsequent treatment plan requests to conduct ongoing care planning and discharge planning. Utilizes MCG guidelines/pathways to determine admission status, level of care, goal length of stay and continued provision of services as evidenced by audit of documentation in EMR. Documents avoidable days, extended length of stay, authorizations and denials for medical necessity in SCM and MIDAS as evidenced by audit. Communicates to Utilization Management Nurse data supporting denial appeals, or notification of potential denials. Communicates with payers to resolve potential denials. Working knowledge of DRG payment methodology and ICD-9/10 coding system. Provides Medicare/Tricare Rights and Detailed Notice of Discharge to patient and families. Transition and Discharge Planning Assures thorough, early and ongoing transition/discharge plans by collaborating with patients, families, payers and providers across the continuum of care. Assesses patient for appropriate discharge placement. Identifies presumed discharge location on admission. Consults with social services and other resources as needs or problems are identified. Communicates transition/discharge plans and problems to other case managers as care is transitioned. Ensures that healthcare team is proactive in making arrangements for transition/discharge, and ensures that each transition/discharge plan has clear goals that are attainable. Ensures that all elements of patients` needs are addressed in the transition/discharge plans. Validates that family and patient are aware and understand discharge plan as demonstrated by documentation and feedback. Ensures that education and teaching for family and patient to support transition/discharge is begun as quickly as possible with the healthcare team. When appropriate, performs outpatient and clinic care coordination and monitors patients care as they transition between inpatient and outpatient service. Provides excellent customer service Ensures that all elements of patients` needs are addressed in the transition/discharge plans. Keeps families and patients involved and informed as demonstrated by feedback. Facilitates and provides on-going communication with patient/family and interdisciplinary staff to identify and resolve potential barriers to discharge Communicates with payers to resolve potential denials. Responds to emails within 24 hours. Clear communication skills with all internal and external customers. Provides excellent service routinely in interactions with all customers, i.e. coworkers, patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, etc. Leadership care coordination Provides unit and team leadership demonstrates strong, consistent clear communication and serves as central point of information informing all team members, including physicians, on patient status and goal length of stay. Keeps families and patients involved and informed as demonstrated by feedback. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, social workers, Utilization Management team and families to drive the care coordination process and to facilitate continuity of patient care. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH within their scope of practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Psychosocial assessments and Interventions Assesses the bio-psychosocial status, which may include, but not be limited to, mental health status, diagnostic impressions, support systems, safety issues, risk for abuse/ neglect, suicide risk assessment, evaluates clients for appropriateness of placement, coping skills, family systems, and cognitive abilities, etc. Identifies therapeutic goals to assist patient and family in improving family functioning, mental health, goal attainment, enhanced self-sufficiency, improve medical adherence, etc. Identify any barriers that impeded treatment and/or recovery, and help patient/family identify strengths and build on protective factors to assist with success at discharge, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to identify treatment plan goals and objectives to facilitate timely and efficient discharges and to participate in proactive transition/ discharge planning. Documentation Completes clinical record documentation in a timely manner and provides information to coordinate care, confirm demographic information, provide recommendations to assist colleagues and medical team with disposition planning as required by facility procedures. Completes handoff documentation to Social Work Department per Department procedures Coordination of Care Develops plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops comprehensive treatment plans, designs and implements therapeutic interventions for patients, accordingly. Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/ communication with members of the medical staff, nursing staff, case managers, peers and families to facilitate care coordination provide and continuity of care. Develop treatment goals and objectives of disciplines involved in patient care, plans and coordinates effective treatment interventions, develops and implements discharge planning As necessary, initiate and/or attend care conferences, interdisciplinary team rounds, and/or critical incidents/stress debriefings Perform care coordination and monitor patients as they transition between outpatient and inpatient service. Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate departmental units. Participates in hospital and departmental operations initiatives to improve care delivery methods. As unit based allotted, conducts or facilitates individual, group and family therapy meetings in the form of process groups, didactic groups; holds regular update meetings with families; provides patient and family education regarding Reviews open patient records to assure compliance with policy and procedures and delivery of services per treatment plan, accordingly. Develops home contracts, level contracts, goals and objectives, accordingly chemical dependency, behavioral health, relationship issues. Education Maintains professional competency by regularly participating in a variety of educational programs and in services, reviewing relevant professional publications, participating in community based committees related to service line responsibilities, and/or participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing awareness of current methodologies, practices and philosophies as applied to the patient care population. Maintains current knowledge of community and other resources networks to meet patient and family needs, provides relevant resources, and assist, as necessary with connecting the patient/ family to the relevant resources. Transplant social workers receive ongoing education in the field of transplantation. Participates fully in Clinical Supervision, as applicable, in accordance with Board of Behavioral Health Examiners requirements. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Dec 03, 2019