Clinical Liaison Social Worker Behavioral Health PRN Varies

Clinical Liaison Social Worker Behavioral Health PRN Varies job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Day
Schedule: PRN Relief

Social Worker, Behavioral Health, PRN job, Variable Hours, Albuquerque, NM.

  We’re hiring for a Social Worker Clinical Liaison to join our Behavioral Health team in Albuquerque, NM. This PRN job is at Lovelace Medical Center , in the heart of Albuquerque. Lovelace Medical Center is an acute care hospital providing comprehensive care, including around-the-clock emergency care, surgical services, non-invasive robotic spine surgery, cardiology, stroke care, radiology and oncology services, including the state’s only Gamma Knife Center for non-invasive radiologic brain surgery. 

The ideal candidate has one of the following clinical licensures: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LPCC, or LMFT. This position will provide psychiatric evaluations to patients in our Emergency Room.

  The Social Worker / Clinical Liaison is responsible for generating admissions to meet assigned census goals and maintains   census through physical assessment, chart review, patient/family interviews, consultations with physicians and on-site evaluations. The Social Worker / Clinical Liaison identifies     and researches any potential issues for admissions. Must   have a working knowledge of healthcare operations, legal guidelines, and payer sources.

Social Worker / Clinical Liaison Education and Experience Requirements:

  •   Must maintain clinical licensure
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in managed care setting.
  • Desired: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two (2) years of previous job related experience. Valid NM Driver’s License and proof of liability
  • Working knowledge of the Centers for Medicare Services (CMS) requirements/guidelines for admissions.
  •   Knowledge of HMO’s, PPO’s, Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance plans preferred
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, meet deadlines, and maintain accuracy and consistency
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills
  • Must possess the ability to work in and support a team environment
  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  Why Lovelace?

  • Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, 2017 and 2018
  • Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016
  • Truven Top 15 Health System, 2016
  • Recognized by Healthgrades for quality achievements in best specialty, cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular and gastrointestinal categories.
To be immediately considered for the Clinical Liaison job, or for further questions, contact Melissa at

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

  ID: 4373

Department / Location

Lovelace Medical Center - Albuquerque, NM