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GRANT-Hub Case Social Worker in Riverside, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Riverside, CA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018

Job Description

Overview

The Acadia Healthcare Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) division, is looking for an experienced Hub Case Social Worker. This is a full-time position operating within a California Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder Grant. 

The Social Worker is responsible for performing a comprehensive clinical assessment in accordance with DSM-5 guidelines to diagnosis both mental health and substance abuse issues. 

About Acadia Healthcare:

(Nasdaq: ACHC) Acadia Healthcare is a provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health and addiction treatment services. Acadia operates a network of 270+ behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 10,000+ beds in 40+ US states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

Responsibilities
  • The Social Worker is responsible for performing a comprehensive clinical assessment in accordance with DSM-5 guidelines to diagnosis both mental health and substance abuse issues in addition to completing a full ASAM screening.
  • Responsible for completion of all necessary intake paperwork to support clinical recommendations for entry into recommended treatment level of care.
  • Responsible for completing the initial Plan of Care and identifying immediate linkages with Hub staff to support engagement and retention in program.
  • Responsible for managing acute crises; providing brief supportive counseling and/or check-ins
  • Maintains frequent face-to-face contact and acts as a liaison for patients with the referral network
  • Conducts individual and group counseling groups, as needed
  • Contributes to the Comprehensive Treatment Plan through participation in treatment planning meetings and care conference meetings
  • Performs community outreach, education and in-services;

Job Requirements

  • Masters or Doctorate degree in a social service field required; licensure as a Psychologist, Social Worker, Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapist preferred.
  • Experience with substance abuse preferred.
  • Knowledge of office administration procedures with the ability to operate most standard office equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within inflexible time frames. Ability to adapt to frequent priority changes

Hours

  • Normal hours vary between 5:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday–Friday. However, schedules may vary in accordance with business necessity. Typical office working conditions. 

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