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Case Manager - (84261)

Universal Health Services


Location:
ATLANTA, GA
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
226
Universal Health Services
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Case Manager - (84261)

Facility Name
Peachford Behavioral Health
Location
ATLANTA, GA 30335 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Social Worker
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Peachford Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Case Manager.

Located in the beautiful Dunwoody neighborhood of Atlanta, Peachford features individual units for children, adolescents, adults and seniors, serving residents of Georgia and beyond. We offer inpatient acute care, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. (www.peachford.com)

The Case Manager will provide quality therapeutic and case management services to patients.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments to document patient history and identify preliminary issues for treatment focus by interviewing the patient and his/her family members.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans, ensuring that concise, realistic care plans are maintained and carried out.

  • Provide individual, group and family solutions-focused interventions using appropriate therapeutic techniques and models. Facilitate process-oriented and didactic groups.

  • Document treatment and case management provided to patient in medical record legibly and in a timely manner.

  • Develop and coordinate an individualized discharge plan for the patient by utilizing information obtained from the patient, treatment team and medical record to determine discharge planning needs. Identify available appropriate family or community resources such as group homes, halfway houses or treatment providers.

  • Attend and participate in regular interdisciplinary treatment team meetings to provide Social Services perspective to total case management of the patient. Provide communication regarding patient’s case, resources and progress towards treatment plan and discharge planning goals. Make treatment recommendations and actively coordinate each case with all members of the treatment team.

  • Report incidents or suspected incidences of sexual/physical abuse, neglect or exploitation of a minor, elder or disabled person to appropriate state or community protective agencies. Represent the facility in legal proceedings as required by law.

  • Actively address safety issues as part of discharge planning process.

  • Assess patient’s stage and extent of chemical use when appropriate

  • Communicate with referral sources and other appropriate parties regarding patient’s progress.

  • Participate in department and other program or clinical and administrative meetings. Support maintenance and development of clinical program services.

  • Adhere to all safety policies and safe work practices.

  • Adhere to all hospital policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Support facility’s internal and external customer service standards.

  • Follow time and attendance policy of Peachford Hospital and Social Services Department.

 

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

 

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

 

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

Individual must hold a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field. Candidate must be licensed or license-eligible in Georgia.

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