Yale New Haven Health System

Psychiatric Case Manager; per diem

US-CT-Greenwich
Job ID
61804
Department
PSYCH CLINIC
Category
BEHAVIORAL HLTH & SOCIAL WORK
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
AS NEEDED
Work Schedule
FLEX POSITION
Work Days
WEEKEND ON CALL COVERAGE AS NEEDED. ADDITIONAL COVERAGE M-F BETWEEN 8AM-4PM AS NEEDED.
Work Hours
FLEXIBLE
Requisition ID
2017-15212

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Case Manager - Primary accountability for the development, coordination and management of the patient's psychiatric disposition.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Monitor and complete discharge planning for acute care patients with psychiatric follow-up needs. Work with physician in assessing patients with psychiatric needs in the ED and work to transfer them to appropriate facilities.
  • 2. Provide support and intervention as indicated to all mother baby units identified as having a need for social service intervention including, but not limited to; paternity cases, adoption cases and protective services. Make routine rounds on unit when possible.
  • 3. Position requires weekend scheduled On Call hours as needed, which includes authorizations of addiction recovery center patients needing inpatient detoxification. Must be able to report to Hospital within 45 minutes when called in during designated On Call Hours.
  • 4. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work or Psychology; Masters Degree in Counseling or Social Work preferred.


EXPERIENCE


Two years experience in health care setting. Behavioral Health experience preferred.


LICENSURE


n/a


SPECIAL SKILLS


Theoretical knowledge of case management and continuity of care. Hospital discharge planning skills, interdisciplinary collaboration, individual and family counseling related to hospitalization and discharge needs, crisis intervention and psycho-social assessment.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


50% sedentary; sitting, standing, walking from unit to unit, carrying records, speaking before groups. Must be able to speak and hear in a manner understood by most people. Must be able to communicate effectively by telephone.


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