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Robert Young Center - Social Worker, Care Coordinator - Justice Involved

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Moline
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe Justice Involved Care Coordinator works primarily within the jail system. The care coordinator will provide direct mental health services to a population of identified individuals incarcerated within a county jail in the Eastern Iowa Region; also involved with completing pre committal mental health/substance abuse screens. The care coordinator will provide direct mental health and substance abuse assessments, interventions, and consultations to identified individuals and also interact with patients, family, and support systems to reduce barriers and promote progression of care. Providing assessments, counseling, information and referral, advocacy services, and other resource assistance as needed is also a core function of the care coordinator position.#RYCjessiResponsibilitiesEssential Functions/Responsibilities:Key Accountability:? Adhere to the Robert Young Center's Trauma Informed Care Guiding Principles? Evaluate inmates within the county jail by way of a mental health assessment and examine the inmate's full psycho/social history as it pertains to providing the patient with a mental health/substance abuse diagnosis and recommending level of care treatment options.50 %? Provide brief solution focused individual, family, and group counseling as needed to stabilize a crisis situation. This service may occur in the jail, or, during a committal pre-screen20%? Work closely with the multidisciplinary team (within the jail and entities the inmate may be referred to for services) and the Eastern Iowa Team as it pertains to care coordination and discharge planning.20%Basic UPH Performance Criteria:? Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.? Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.? Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.? Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare. 10%? Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.? Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.QualificationsMinimum RequirementsEducation:---The applicant must have a Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or a related field and within 6 months of obtaining clinical licensure.---The ideal applicant will have obtained independent licensure as an LISW in the state of Iowa, or related field, with previous experience in psychiatric services.Experience:3-5 years of experience in the mental health fieldLicense(s)/Certification(s):Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:---Understanding of HIPAA and able to execute best practice in the field as it pertains to patient confidentiality.---Basic computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheets, email and web

  • Area of Interest: Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0;
  • Department: Eastern IA MH/DS Region- RYC;
  • Shift: 1st;
  • Job ID: 115601;

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Moline , Robert Young Center - Social Worker, Care Coordinator - Justice Involved, Healthcare , Moline, Illinois

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