The Behavioral Health Social Worker is responsible for responding to caller's requests to Behavioral Health for services including; screening for appropriate level of care and type of service, scheduling of appointments, assuring appropriate patient flow into and through department, information and referrals for adjunct support and services, follow-up calls, brief telephone counseling and brief crisis intervention making appropriate referrals to triage psychotherapist as needed.
This position will primarily be located at the Behavioral Health Onalaska Annex Clinic.
Gundersen Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related human service field
1 year of previous experience in human services or health care.
1 year of experience with direct patient contact. Interviewing/supportive counseling experience. Crisis Intervention experience.
Join our dynamic organization where our vision is to enhance the health and well-being of our communities, while enriching every life we touch, including patients, families, and staff. Gundersen Health System is where nationally recognized quality meets dedicated, compassionate professionals, caring for patients in all stages of life.
Gundersen Health System is located in La Crosse Wisconsin, alo...ng the bluffs of the Mississippi River. We are a dynamic healthcare organization anchored by a large, multi-specialty integrated practice and a Level II trauma and teaching hospital, employing nearly 7,500 employees.