Company Statement

Careers at AdvantageCare Physicians: At AdvantageCare Physicians, our providers and care teams reflect our commitment to population health. Improving the health of our patients is our goal; keeping our patients healthy is our commitment. Using our state-of-the-art electronic medical record (EMR) system, our providers, care teams, and practice administration staff work together to deliver high-quality, comprehensive and convenient care to our patients.

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AdvantageCare Physicians is the largest physician led outpatient medical office in the New York Metropolitan Area.  With 36 medical offices in the Brooklyn, Long Island, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, we aspire to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve.   This vision is accomplished through focusing our care on the needs of our patients as we partner with them in the pursuit of better health.  Each and every day, our actions should be guided by these principles as we interact with our patients, each other and our communities.  The values that drive the AdvantageCare Physicians culture include a caring attitude, quality focus, collaboration, excellence and good citizenship.  By integrating these behaviors into our day-to-day operations, we can deliver the highest quality healthcare while also creating positive patient experiences.

 

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is a behavioral health provider who provides care to patient with psychological or social issues affecting their mental health, by assessing patients and providing treatment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Works in collaboration with physicians and other health care personnel in patient evaluation and treatment, to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors underlying patient’s health problems.

  • Provides short-term counseling to identify problems and facilitate needed referrals. Provides referrals for long-term counseling and for other necessary services. (e.g. substance abuse treatment, eating disorders, suicidal intent, and PTSD)

  • Serves as patient advocate and liaison with physicians, families and community to ensure continuity of care.

  • Documents patient/family status and history, diagnosis, treatment plan, evaluation results, observations and progress in medical record.

  • Serves as a resource to other staff on community resources and in area of specialty.

  • Assures social services compliance with legal, regulatory and professional standards, including Article 28 and JCAHO (where applicable) and OMH.

  • Participates in development and implementation of the department’s performance improvement activities.

  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work required

  • New York State LCSW License required

  • Minimum three years’ experience in social work with background in behavioral health with diverse patient populations (i.e., HIV, homeless, mentally ill, elderly, children adolescents, etc) required

  • Technical knowledge of medical social work and relevant community resources, and the ability to develop linkage with community organizations required

  • Ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions required

  • Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected chronic mental conditions required

  • Skill in proper use of tools such as the DSM V-R for identifying clinical symptoms required

  • Should be comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team and have strong communication and human relation skills required

  • Knowledge of the development and maintenance of information/referral systems required

  • Healthcare and mental health experience required

EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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