JOB SUMMARY This position is for Baylor Scott & White Health Plan (BSWHP)
The Behavioral Health CM (BH CM) provides BSWHP members and their families who may be experiencing or are diagnosed with behavioral health symptoms and/or disorders, i.e. mental health and substance use. The BH CM acts as a point of coordination for the member between their outpatient providers and support system in order to facilitate healthcare needs and address barriers that impact BH recovery.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Familiarity with and the ability to navigate the complexities of MCOs.
Conducts comprehensive assessments and targeted screenings to determine the unique socio-cultural, behavioral health, and medical needs of the member.
Maintains thorough and timely documentation, including case notes, professional reports, letters, and case summaries.
Employs advanced practice methods in the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans.
Provides or supervises plan of care interventions to include resource and referral assistance, crisis intervention, prevention, education, patient advocacy, bereavement, therapy, and counseling as appropriate. Collaborates with the healthcare team and involves the patient and/or family in the development and implementation of plans.
Serves as a liaison with community resources and their staff to facilitate smooth transition and placement of the patient within the assigned service line.
Provides consultation and guidance to other case management staff. Collaborates with other health system team members to facilitate the interdisciplinary care of patients and achievement of positive outcomes.
Provides backup supervisory support for the department under the direction of department leadership. Leads performance improvement initiatives either within or out of the department. Leads or participates in clinical or scholarly research activities leading toward academic publication, presentation in regional or national conferences and/or certified educational opportunities.
Represents the hospital or the social work profession on internal and external community boards, professional organizations such as National Association of Social Workers or American Case Management Association, college or university councils, government or city initiatives, linking the health care system to the community.
Provides field instructor services to schools of social work for the purpose of training Bachelor or Master’s program interns to the hospital or health care setting.
Location: Remote - candidates must hold license issued by the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council
Setting: Behavioral Health
Schedule: FT Monday-Friday
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of human behavior, performance, individual differences in ability, personality, interests, psychosocial methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Knowledge of the principles and methods to restore or enhance social, psychosocial, or bio-psychosocial functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities.
Listening and interpersonal skills.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.
Advanced practice skills in the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans.
Ability to perform highly complex and specialized casework services.
Ability to gather, record, and analyze data.
Ability to assist individuals in recognizing and solving problems.
Ability to provide advice and consultation to other social workers.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Masters'
- MAJOR - Social Work
- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Lic Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Lic Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Lic Master Social Wrk AdvPrac (LMSW-AP): Must have one of the following through the state of TX:
- LCSW, LMSW, LMSW-AP.
- LCSW license, Managed Care Organization (MCO) and BH CM experience preferred
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!