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El Dorado Springs, owned and operated by Lifepoint Behavioral Health, is seeking passionate, patient-centric and goal-oriented team members to join the team at our 106-bed behavioral health facility. We specialize in compassionate behavioral health services, including high-quality, evidence-based mental health and substance use treatment. Our philosophy is built on a psychosocial model of care and follows the core principles of resilience, recovery and restoration.

We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, flexible scheduling and comprehensive benefits packages so you can focus on what really matters – providing quality patient care. Join our team in Tucson, Arizona and build a career that touches lives!


PRN Social Worker-Behavioral Health, Weekends

Tucson, Arizona

Req ID 507580 Post Date Jul. 11, 2024 CategoryRehab FacilityEl Dorado Springs
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El Dorado Springs, owned and operated by Lifepoint Behavioral Health, seeks passionate, patient-centric, and goal-oriented team members to join the team at our behavioral health facility. We specialize in compassionate behavioral health services, including high-quality, evidence-based mental health and substance use treatment. Our philosophy is built on a psychosocial model of care and follows the core principles of resilience, recovery, and restoration. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, flexible scheduling, and comprehensive benefits packages so you can focus on what matters–providing quality patient care. Join our team in Tucson, Arizona, and build a career that touches lives.

We are seeking a Social Worker to work on a Per Diem basis at Cornerstone Behavioral Health El Dorado in Tucson, AZ.

Job Summary:

Functions as a member of the Behavioral Health Team in providing clinical psychiatric care for the
patients on the Behavioral Health Units. Provides and documents mental health services provided to
patients receiving psychiatric care. Develops and facilitates discharge planning in collaboration with
patient and patient’s family, supportive other or guardian. Works to develop and deliver
psychoeducational programming as well as lead or co-lead supervised group psychotherapy. May
provide care to child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients as assigned. Assures care is provided
based on defined standards of patient care and practice. Participates in the development of
individualized treatment plans per patient needs and participates as a member of the Multidisciplinary
Treatment Team. Meets all required timeline requirements for completion of case work and clinical
documentation.

Essential Functions (Those functions that the individual who holds the position must be able to perform
unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation):
 Coordinates, develops and delivers curriculum to meet the psychological needs of patients.
 Participates within the multidisciplinary treatment team planning process, encouraging patient
and family involvement.
 Perform clinical services aimed at stabilizing the psychiatric crisis and the development of
healthy mental health management through a biopsychosocial model of treatment.
 Responsible for coordination of discharge plan through discharge planning meetings on
assigned units and follows up with patients, family, physician and hospital staff from admission
through discharge. Initiates patient and family education and discharge planning at admission.
Arranges for discharge and post-hospital care of patients through institutions and agencies
within the community.
 Coordinates the referral of patients and families to appropriate community, social service,
home health service, extended care, and rehabilitation facilities, and organizations. Creates
appropriate discharge plans and documents information in the medical record.
 Assists in identifying opportunities for improvement, participates in data collection and
analysis, and contributes to problem solving and identification of actions to be taken and
effectiveness of those actions. Utilizes evidence-based tools to analyze and identify trends/patterns of performance through variance reporting to improve quality and satisfaction
and decrease variation and cost.
 Assists with preparing statistical reports on department services and patient needs;
participates in the billing procedures for services rendered as required. Provides education
and support to Clinical Staff by attending staff meetings, small groups, and one-on-one
education related to resource utilization, discharge planning, and psychosocial aspects of
healthcare delivery.
 Facilitates group psychotherapy and facilitates psychoeducational focus groups serving as a
role model for patients to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors.
 Documents patient care and information in an accurate, legible, manner utilizing correct
grammar and spelling; documentation is reflective of patient behavior, thoughts, feelings and
responses to milieu and the treatment plan directed interventions.
 Documents in the EMR where an EMR is used.
 Interactions with others are nonjudgmental, assertive and respectful demonstrating a
professional, caring attitude and behavior towards others; behaviorally demonstrates
understanding of program philosophy, rules and regulations.
 Offer brief individual, group, and family interventions, psychoeducation, crisis intervention, as
well as providing information and referrals as needed in collaboration with the case
management department.
 Reviews charts in preparation of patient treatment planning and provides input on patient
progress. Evaluates and updates treatment interventions in collaboration with charge nurse
and/or Program Director.
 Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the
patient to include child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric stages.


Qualifications

Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health
Counseling, or a related Behavioral Health field. Minimum of 30 credits completed toward a Master’s
Degree in Behavioral Health field with strong academic progress may be considered.
Experience:
Minimum of 1 year experience in behavioral health discipline. Acute inpatient psychiatric
hospital experience preferred.
Licenses/Certification:
 Handle with Care
 CPR

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