Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Memphis Health Center - Memphis, TN

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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.

  • 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.
  • 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

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Memphis Health Center prides itself on being one of the most comprehensive federally qualified community health centers in Tennessee. We...