Social Worker

Ascension Health Sparta, TN
Job ID: 260140Social WorkerSparta, TennesseeRegular / Day

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Additional Job Information

Title: Social Worker

City, State: Sparta,TN

Location: TN - Highlands Hospital

Department: Geriatric Psych Nrsng Unit 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

Days M-F

Job Description

Job Summary:

Investigates, assesses and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.


* Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.

* Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.

* Assists clients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.

* Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.

* Supports management of concurrent review, discharge planning processes, social services, home care and other post discharge needs.



* Required Credential(s):

* One or more of the following:

* Agency Affiliated Counselor obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

* Licensed Social Worker credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Social Workers obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Or Certified Master Social Worker preferred.


* Diploma

* Bachelor's degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience required.

* Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.

Work Experience:

* 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

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