This position is responsible for providing psychosocial assessments, interventions, treatment and discharge planning to patients and families. Collaborates and communicates with the healthcare team and involves the patient/family in the plan of care. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision, and Values.
EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED :
Master's degree from an accredited School of Social Work.
Licensure by the State of Tennessee (LMSW) required.
LCSW or LAPSW preferred, but not required.
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
One year of professional practice (Social Work internships considered practice); healthcare practice preferred .
Ability to use a variety of social work interventions.
Demonstrates knowledge of family systems and human development across the life span.
Ability to interact with other professionals in a team framework.
Ability to establish constructive relationships with clients and deal with conflict-laden or complex social situations.
Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of one's own work flow.
Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrates effective communication skills both verbal and written with all levels of Associates, management, physicians, patients/families, and representatives of community agencies.
Methodist Healthcare - 2 years ago