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Social Worker (LISW/LCSW required)- CenterWell- (Greer, Spartanburg, Greenville, SC and Gastonia NC)

Company: Humana Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:


Be a part of the Centerwell Senior Primary Care Behavioral Health Team, whose purpose is to provide behavioral health services for members and serve as an interdisciplinary provider along with physicians, ancillary team, and leadership in integrated healthcare delivery systems.

Healthcare is not just about health anymore. It is about caring for family, friends, finances, and personal life goals. It is about living life fully. At Centerwell Senior Primary Care, a division of Humana, we want to help people everywhere, including our associates, lead their best lives. We support our associates to be happier, healthier, and more productive in their professional and personal lives. We encourage our people to build relationships that inspire, support, and challenge them. We promote lifelong well-being by giving our associates fresh perspective, new insights, and exciting opportunities to grow their careers. At Centerwell Senior Primary Care, we are seeking innovative people who want to make positive changes in their lives, the lives of our members, and the healthcare industry as a whole.

The Behavioral Health Specialist 2 (LISW-CP or LCSW) assesses and evaluates members' needs and requirements to achieve and/or maintain optimal wellness state by guiding members/families toward and facilitate interaction with resources appropriate for the care and wellbeing of members. Behavioral Health Specialist 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.


Humana's Centerwell Senior Primary Care organization is seeking a Behavioral Health Specialist 2 (LISW-CP or LCSW) who works to support the clinical care model by providing quality clinical mental health assessments, treatment and consultation. The Behavioral Health Specialist 2 (LISW-CP or LCSW) employs a variety of strategies, approaches and techniques to manage a member's physical, environmental and psychosocial health issues. Behavioral Health Specialist is responsible for screening, assessing and formulating clinical treatment recommendations for patients with possible behavioral health and or substance use disorders. The Behavioral Health Specialists works as an integral part of the primary care team and makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Develops a comprehensive knowledge of Humana's Care Delivery Organization strategy, best practices and tools.
  • Provides quality clinical consultation to providers and staff regarding patient's mental and behavioral health and how it may be directly connected to the patient's medical conditions
  • Conducts psychosocial assessments and formulates diagnoses and treatment plans to address and treat mental health and substance abuse comorbidities
  • Provides therapy and behavioral interventions using evidence-based techniques with follow up support
  • Provides psychoeducation for patients and their support systems
  • Completes clinical documentation including assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and coding and billing
  • Collaborates with and supports clinic level resource programs such as resource social worker, care coach and clinical pharmacist
  • Ensures adherence to defined policy, procedures and licensing standards based on federal, state, and local requirements
  • Assists leadership with behavioral health initiatives, workflows and training of new Behavioral Health Specialist

Role Essentials or Required Qualifications

  • Masters Social Work or Adult/Geriatric Counseling
  • LISW-CP or LCSW or equivalent for the state required
  • 3+ years healthcare system experience in a clinic setting
  • Working knowledge of differential diagnosis of common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders (DSM5, ICD10)
  • Experience with assessments and formulating diagnoses and treatment plans for common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders
  • Working knowledge of and experience with evidence-based treatments modalities and behavioral health interventions for common mental health disorders
  • Effectively meet and exceed customer needs; build productive relationships with physicians, internal customers, and takes responsibility for customer loyalty and satisfaction
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with other members of the CDO Team establishing and maintaining good working relationships. Must have strong team orientation and collaboration. Seek to achieve common goals that contribute to the overall success of the organization
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal/verbal communication and consultation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced changing environments
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Access
  • Ability to travel between clinic locations
  • This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB
  • This role is part of Humana's Driver safety program and therefore requires an individual to have a valid state driver's license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least

Role Desirables or Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally over three years of clinical experience - specifically integrated health and or mental health based operations with diverse populations
  • Trained in mental health, substance abuse, trauma informed care, social systems, geriatric mental health, cultural humility/competence and familial aspects of psychological and medical conditions including evidence-based treatment techniques
  • Medicare ID Number

Additional Information

Interview Format:

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Montage Voice to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Montage Voice allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information for you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence inviting you to participate in a Montage Voice interview. In this interview, you will listen to a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

Alert: Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants selected for leader review may be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana's secure website.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Keywords: Humana Inc., Greenville , Social Worker (LISW/LCSW required)- CenterWell- (Greer, Spartanburg, Greenville, SC and Gastonia NC), Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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