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Clinical Care Coordinator - (LCSW preferred) - Marcus Autism Center

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Marcus Autism Center 
Requisition #:  31104

 

JOB SUMMARY

Ensures that high-quality, comprehensive social work and case management services are provided which support health care and coordinate the psychosocial needs of patients and their families. Proactively supports efforts that ensure safe, effective, high-quality, and efficient patient care coordination.

EDUCATION

  • Master's degree from an accredited graduate school in social work, psychology, counseling, family therapy or equivalent clinical training

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Georgia or other state Licensed or License Eligible Social Worker (LMSW), Professional Counselor (LPC) or Family Therapist (LMFT)

EXPERIENCE*

  • One to three years of relevant postgraduate experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Previous experience in a medical setting and/or work with children and families
  • Experience with individuals with autism spectrum and related disorders
  • Case management experience
  • Knowledge of community resources for individuals with special needs and their families

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of interdisciplinary team

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Maintains necessary documentation and communication with diagnostic, treatment, and medical providers for coordination of patient care.
  2. Supports efforts that ensure delivery of family-centered patient care and services, and promotes a healthy work environment.
  3. Participates in multidisciplinary evaluations for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, conducting parent/caregiver interviews to gain information about presenting concerns and contributes to dissemination of results and resources to families/caregivers.
  4. Appropriately recommends and utilizes community and Center-based resources to remove patient barriers to care and self-sufficiency.
  5. Utilizes evidence-based care coordination principles.
  6. Assists families in accessing resources to achieve and/or maintain treatment goals.
  7. Works closely with intake and scheduling staff to ensure appropriate and efficient patient navigation throughout Marcus Autism Center.
  8. Collaborates with treatment and operations teams to provide parent/family/caregiver support, education, and advocacy regarding available services for patient care at Marcus Autism Center and in the community.
  9. Is knowledgeable about community resources available for patients and families and how to access them.
  10. Assesses patients and families for safety, abuse, and neglect concerns.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Family Support Services - Family Support Services


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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