Social Worker - PRN in Athens, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Social Worker – PRN – GeroPsyc –Etowah Campus– position available.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to the following:

•         Interviews and assesses patients and/or patient's family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives.

•         Determines, prioritizes, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions.

•         Participates in case reviews to evaluate case management and progress. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor, and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.

•         Assists with discharge planning and processes. Identifies appropriate resources, including transportation, housing, healthcare, and social/spiritual services, and provides referrals as part of the discharge plan.

•         Supervises and/or trains new staff, students, and interns.

•         Performs Medicaid screenings as indicated for NHP.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

 

•         Master Level Social Worker preferred or Bachelor's Degree in Social Work

•         Current TN license as required by state of Tennessee

•         BLS certification required

•         L.C.S.W. preferred

•         Previous experience in a geriatric psychiatric or nursing environment preferred

•         Must possess ability and skill to provide the required care / treatment of adult and geriatric patients

•         Must possess and demonstrate good public relation skills


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran