Job Description

Job Title: Social Worker (LSW/LCSW)
Job ID: 734563
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: M-F 8:00a – 4:30p
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Health Plan
Department: Adult Case Mgmt Clin
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Are you a Licensed Social Worker? Do you have at least three years of experience working in a health care environment? If so, UPMC may have the perfect fit for you!

 

 

UPMC is hiring a full-time Social Worker to support the Adult Case Management department within Community Care Behavioral Health. This will be a Monday through Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) position.

 


The Social Worker assists UPMC Health Plan members who require care coordination and conducts assessments that include behavioral, clinical, social, and environmental concerns or needs. The Social Worker coordinates programs and services and facilitates communication between the member's physicians, physical and behavioral health providers, and community-based services.


Responsibilities:

  • Assesses member's knowledge of their clinical condition and the need for further education.
  • Conducts member assessments identifying behavioral, clinical, social, and environmental concerns and needs.
  • Coordinates care and services across the continuum of care with case management, physicians, pharmacy, behavioral health, and other providers or health plan departments as appropriate.
  • Ensures that cases are managed and documentation is within established timeframes in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Identifies barriers to care and develops specific integrated plan of care in collaboration with the member, family, provider, and UPMC Health Plan staff.
  • Makes referrals and provides expertise regarding community and governmental agencies.
  • Participates in case conferences, interagency and provider treatment planning and departmental meetings.
  • Performs duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy and standards of the UPMC Health Plan including conveying courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, integrity, innovation, and a positive attitude through contacts with staff, health plan members, peers, and external contacts.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Social Work with concentration in Health/Mental Health required.
  • Three years experience in a health care environment required
  • Three years experience in a managed care environment, preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and ability to learn new software applications

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Social Worker required.

  • Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Social Worker

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.07 to $32.88

Union Position: No

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