Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Memphis Health Center - Memphis, TN

This job posting is no longer available on Memphis Health Center. Find similar jobs: Licensed Clinical Social Worker jobs - Memphis Health Center jobs

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides social work services and counseling for patients and their families in close conjunction with the physician, healthcare team, community agencies and state funded grants.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBLITIES:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform assessment and provide services to meet age-specific patient needs.
  • Completes appropriate screening assessment process in urgent care and community based health clinics for referred patients.
  • Evaluates home and family situation when necessary to obtain pertinent information that may have a bearing on the patient's illness, treatment, and recovery.
  • Facilitates post discharge care of patients, evaluates placement options and alternative plans through referrals to safety net sites/medical homes.
  • Involves patients/family in discharge planning and referral process based on interpretation of age-specific data.
  • Prepares, submits and maintains required records, reports and files for administrative, compliance and grant purposes.
  • Provides formal and informal consultation for clinic staff regarding specific individuals/families and their psychosocial status and treatment
  • Provides counseling and/or assistance to patients with problems or difficulties related to their illness.
  • Identifies and meet community needs and develops knowledge of community resources and referral procedures to assist staff and patients with accessing appropriate community resources.
  • Interacts and serves as a liaison between healthcare teams, community agencies, patient and family members and works collaboratively in a customer responsive and professional manner.
  • Conducts follow-up and assertive outreach for no show patients referred to safety net sites and other scheduled follow-up appointments.
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Commitment to continuous quality improvement philosophy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • Master's degree in Social Work
  • Twelve (12) months social work experience preferred.
  • Experience in Psychosocial evaluation/assessment, mental health screening, community education, treatment planning, case management or other related areas.
  • Knowledge of CDC Standards of cleanliness and safety JACAHO Standards.
  • LCSW in State of Tennessee

Memphis Health Center - 21 months ago - save job - block
Recommended Jobs
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Memphis Health Center - Memphis, TN
Memphis Health Center - 8 days ago
Easily apply

Clinical Counselor
Rhodes College - Memphis, TN
Rhodes College - 2 days ago

SOCIAL WORKER
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation - Memphis, TN
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation - 23 days ago
About this company
8 reviews
Memphis Health Center prides itself on being one of the most comprehensive federally qualified community health centers in Tennessee. We...