Mental Health Case Worker - FT, Troy
St. Peter's Health Partners

Troy, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Full time


Mental Health Case Worker - Troy, Full Time

Remote options are available.

If you are looking for a full time position as a Mental Health Counselor in the Albany area, this could be your opportunity. Here at St. Peter's Health Partner's, we care for more people in more places. This position is specifically for Ellis Medicine Primary Care Practices.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region, this position is within St Peter's Health Partners Ambulatory Care division
  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge
  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development
  • Work/Life: Monday - Friday, Remote options are available.
What you will do:

The Mental Health Case Worker is a core member of the collaborative care team, including the patient's medical provider and psychiatric consultant, as well as the larger primary care team or medical team. The Collaborative Care Model is an Evidence Based Practice that uses a care team of primary and behavioral health care providers to treat mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety in primary care settings

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Supports and collaborates closely with Primary care Providers managing patients in primary care
  • Facilitates patient engagement and education
  • Systematically tracks treatment responses
  • Supports medication management by Primary Care Providers
  • Provide brief, evidence based therapeutic interventions
  • Reviews cases with psychiatric consult
  • Facilitates referrals as needed
  • Creates relapse prevention plan
What you will need:
  • Bachelor in Social Welfare (or similar) or Master in Social Work preferred
  • Knowledge of Healthcare, Healthcare Delivery: including but not limited to Acute Care, Continuing Care, and Ambulatory Care Services.
  • Knowledge of community resources preferred
  • Proven leadership ability as a team leader of groups, committees, and or project development.
  • Proficient computer skills

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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