Social Worker in Athens, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Athens, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2021

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Social Worker – PRN (Variable Shift) – 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


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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