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Outpatient Social Worker

Covington, Louisiana Jobs

70432 Jobs

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$50,925 - $62,241
  • Conduct psychosocial assessment of patient and develop an effective treatment plan that applies therapeutic principles appropriately while ensuring patient safety at all times.
  • Through patient observation and patient/family interview obtaining information on the patients needs, skills, interests and limitations for the development and implementation of the treatment plan.
  • Provide crisis intervention and assist families in understanding the implications and complexities of a life situation and its impact on lifestyle.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meeting to discuss psychosocial assessment, treatment planning and ongoing discharge planning.
  • Identify, assess and coordinate patient cases and anticipate their needs related to illness, hospitalization, finances, education and home/community services.
  • Facilitate education, process groups, support groups and referrals as requested.
  • May conduct intakes and assist in coordinating placements within facility programs.
  • Promote recovery, symptom reduction and the achievement of the highest level of social functioning.
  • Communicate or aid family members in understanding and supporting the patient.
  • Manage a caseload and assume responsibility for patient chart documentation.
  • May facilitate education, process groups, support groups and referrals as requested.
  • Manage a caseload and maintain accurate and timely documentation to assure patient records comply with facility and accreditation standards.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.
  • Must know how to do Utilization Review or be willing to learn.
  • As a CMS regulated facility, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID -19 based on local, state and/or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).
  • Must be an LCSW or, LMSW.


  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

Job ID: 4024479295041774099



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Covington, Louisiana, 70432