Community Resource Coordinator/Adol. Psych

Rockville, MD
Mar 14, 2018
May 09, 2018
Full Time
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Purpose of the position:

The incumbent will be an active member of the child and adolescent multi-disciplinary treatment team serving as a liaison between the inpatient hospital setting and the patient*s school and community. Work closely with parents, guardians, the treatment team and the child or adolescents school in order to ensure a seamless re-integration into the school setting. Possesses knowledge and understanding in navigating special education services including, assisting with coordinating IEP meetings, 504 plans, school transitions and advocating on behalf of patients for appropriate support services.

Responsibilities include:

Collaborate with the Psychiatrist, Social Worker and Nursing Staff to determine appropriate Treatment Team recommendations

Meet with and speak with parents, guardians and patients

Contact with school counselors, resource teachers and school representatives in order to facilitate school re-integration, discuss team recommendations, facilitate increased support services and gather collateral information

Document team recommendations and provide to school representatives

Document all coordination in CERNER EMR

Coordinate Home and Hospital teaching when indicated and supervise online home and hospital teaching when required

Plan and facilitate child and adolescent patient education groups supporting Life Skills, Vocational skills and school re-integration


Bachelor*s Degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology or other field with relevant experience.

Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in care coordination, vocational rehab experience, transitional age youth experience or education/ special education setting.

Must have experience working with children and adolescents with Psychiatric diagnoses, their families and school representatives.

CPR American Heart Association

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be extremely well organized and able to prioritize responsibilities and manage time with minimal supervision. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. EMR experience preferred.

Work Schedule

12 noon - 8 pm Monday - Friday.

Work every other weekend with time off during the week.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, We will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

We will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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