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Genesis Health System Coord, Behavioral Health Care in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Coord, Behavioral Health Care

Department: Adult Psychiatric

Purpose: Utilizes in-depth knowledge that views patient care as a whole and understands care needs based on previous experience. Recognizes changes that require interventions and acts with speed and flexibility. Develops effective relationships with other caregivers and provides leadership within the health care team to formulate integrated approaches to care. Is accountable for additional role responsibilities such as leadership, quality, and/or education within his/her patient care area.

Report To: Manager, Behavioral Health

Supervisory Responsibility: Direction: The job requires some accountability for scheduling, assigning or coordinating work. Employees check the quality of work and provide guidance, instruction, training and direction to others. Although the job does not require formal or official supervisory responsibility, the incumbent serves as group leader or acts in an informal "assistant supervisory" or "lead" role. In addition, the employee may be expected to provide information or suggestions on human resources matters.

Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Field Of Study: Social Work, or related field

Special Training: Certification in area of specialty; Basic Life Support.

Training Preferred:

Licensure/Registration:

Experience: More than 2 years experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves complex, detailed and often sensitive topics. The job requires a high degree of interpersonal skills to deal with a range of complicated problem situations. Interactions involve gaining the agreement of others.

Working Conditions: There is routine exposure to highly adverse environmental conditions including physical hazards, health and safety risks, and otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment. Personal risks require safety equipment or precautions to be followed closely. The time the employee may be exposed to these conditions is limited to 70% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

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