Assistant Case Manager
Universal Health Services
Assistant Case Manager
|Facility:||Arbour Fuller Hospital|
|Location:||ATTLEBORO, MA US Northeast|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Minimum Education Required:||Bachelor's Degree|
Arbour-Fuller Hospital is a 103-bed licensed, private psychiatric facility located in South Attleboro, Mass. Inpatient units are designed to treat adults with general psychiatric or intellectual disabilities, as well as adolescents with general psychiatric issues. Patients with co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders can be treated on most units. There are also partial hospitalization programs (PHP) for patients with psychiatric and co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
Under the Direction of the Case Manager, Program Manager, or designee, the Assistant Case Manager is responsible for planning and coordinating activities related to discharge planning. Develops and implements a plan of care designed to meet the patient’s post hospital needs while ensuring a continuity of care
Education: Bachelors Degree in Social Work or Allied Health field
required. Two years of inpatient experience may be substituted for
Experience: Hospital social work or direct care experience preferred.
Technical Skills: Must be proficient with written and verbal communication skills. Must have knowledge of community-based and state agencies with regard to behavioral health services.
Age and Disability: Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to interact compassionately and appropriately with patients and their families on a regular basis.
Other: Professional demeanor and appearance, as well as the ability to deal tactfully with sensitive situations and maintain patient confidentiality. Must be able to interact effectively with other hospital departments to achieve desired outcome for the patient.
Contacts: Reports to the Case Manager, Program Manager, or designee. Several hospital and community-based contacts and insurance providers.
Environmental Demands: Physical surroundings are pleasant and comfortable, with minimal exposure to injury or other hazards.
Mental Demands: Minimal physical effort required. Handling light materials and supplies.
Required: Ability to write legibly on both internal and external documents.
Americans with Disabilities Act Statement: External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job-specific functions (underlined within each job-specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation, to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.
Ethics Statement: Employee conducts himself/herself consistent with the ethical standards of the organization including, but not limited to, the Fraud and Abuse Compliance Program as measured by employee performance and conduct.