Works as a member of the assessment treatment team assisting in the provision of evaluation and treatment for psychiatric patients and coordinating resources to meet patient needs.
Functions as a member of a professional team which provides evaluation and treatment for psychiatric patients.
Provides input in treatment decisions; presents specific treatment plans for approval.
Obtains information from patients and other appropriate sources upon which treatment recommendations are initiated.
Records all information in medical record.
Formulates plans of care.
Involves patient, family and others as appropriate in delivery of care and treatment recommendations.
Works with patient to determine goals to be achieved during course of treatment.
Makes arrangements for the safe and expedient transfer of patients as required.
Acts as a resource of information for Division members, patients, referral sources, etc.
Assists with provider schedule maintenance.
Sets up appointments, arranges for follow-up treatment as indicated.
Strives to support quality patient care, patient satisfaction and to assist in the accomplishment of related goals.
Assists with insurance verification and authorization procedures.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm
No Weekends, Holidays or On-Call
This position does require travel up to 25% of the week for home visits and meetings as needed.
Bachelor's Degree-Social Sciences (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Social Work (Preferred)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.