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The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW- C) with the Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) designation is a mental health professional who is experienced in providing intensive case management and mental health services to patients. In this capacity, the LCSW-C has designated responsibilities for the daily operations of the Substance Abuse team. The LCSW-C participates in program planning, implementation and evaluation, and takes a leadership role in the development of substance abuse services at Greater Baden Medical Services.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide intake/readmission services, including several weeks of supportive follow-up counseling for new patients
Primary liaison to arrange for the “warm hand-off” to the substance abuse counselor or mental health provider.
Works closely with the Health Department programs to ensure patients have access to medication-assisted treatment services.
Works closely with Certified Addition Counselor to insure patients receive optimal evaluation and treatment services for substance use disorders.
Arrange patient referrals to the mental health or substance abuse providers.
Follow up with patients that are ambivalent about accepting services. Work with Certified Addition Counselor to set up supportive groups.
Orient patients to the treatment program’s operation and procedures
Provide consultation to the Providers regarding appropriateness for treatment, identified problems, and needed referrals for all patients on caseload and those assessed by the counselor.
Orient medical providers and staff to Cherokee Integrated Care model.
Ensure that patient confidentially is protected by properly completing release of information to all outside referrals and contacts (i.e. Medical coordination, information from other facilities).
Maintenance of all records in compliance with state specific and federal regulations
Provide patient education relating to the illness of chemical dependency and the process of recovery.
Participate in Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance activities.
Other duties as assigned.
This job description provides a summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by individuals in this position. Incumbents may be asked to perform other tasks not specifically written in this job description. These additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed by the Chief Executive Officer.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Master’s degree in social work with a license in Maryland as an LCSW-C required
We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) which means that we meet government standards for quality of care and we provide a defined range of basic health services. Our services include Pediatric Care, Adult Care, Dental Care, Behavioral Health, Case Management, Prenatal & Women’s Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, HIV/AIDS testing and treatment, Veteran’s Medical Care, Health Education, O...utreach, and WIC services. We partner with local governments, social services departments, faith communities, businesses and non-profit leaders to address the needs of our patients. Each year we serve over 16,000 patients at six Locations. Our dedicated providers and staff make Greater Baden an ideal place to call your medical home.
Greater Baden Medical Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the delivery of high quality, accessible primary and preventive health care in our community.
We will eliminate health disparities and improve the health of the community through the provision of quality, affordable health care services.
Our values will be demonstrated by the Quality, Respect, Professionalism, Teamwork, and Commitment we embody as a staff.