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Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist-MSW STRONGLY PREFERRED-CHRONIC PAIN & PALLIATIVE CARE EXP. STRONGLY PREFERRED!!!!!!

Grady Health System

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted March 29, 2021.

Grady Health System offers many career paths for your professional growth. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady!

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SUMMARY:

The Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for providing outpatient care and coordinating services across the care continuum for defined patient populations.  This includes risk assessment, transitional care planning, psychosocial and functional status assessment, patient advocacy, motivational interviewing, education of the patient/family and monitoring quality indicators that demonstrate outcomes from service provided.  The Behavioral Health Therapist position works collaboratively with the primary care team to meet patient’s needs by assisting patients to safely and effectively navigate through the care continuum. 

The Behavioral Health Therapist performs concurrent care review in accordance with approved clinic and quality guidelines; performing post clinic and post hospitalization follow-up, providing care gap management, consulting and collaborating with patients, providers and other support team resources as appropriate.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree is required.

  • Experience in motivational interviewing /health coaching / goal setting is required.

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified or Licensed Clinical Professional (CCM Certified Care Manager), or applicable certification and licensure is required.

  • All licensure must be must be current and active for the state of Georgia.

  • Must have current BLS certification from American Heart Association.

  • Medical Social Worker strongly preferred.

  • Chronic pain and palliative care experience strongly preferred.

EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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