Community Health Systems Social Worker BSW in Jamestown, Tennessee

Description:

Conducts individual and group therapy while maintaining normal caseload. Completes psychosocial assessments, daily case notes, treatment planning and updates while working with the multidisciplinary team. Establishes therapeutic relationship with patients and helps the patients respond constructively to treatment. Assists patients in their adjustments throughout treatment course. Interprets psychiatric treatment to the patients family where appropriate. Helps reduce fear and other obstructive behavior towards the acceptance of psychiatric care and treatment continuation. Works with the hospital team from patient admission to discharge. Responsible for maintaining up to date records on the patient. Interviews clients and their families and coordinates and plans programs and activities to meet their social and emotional needs. Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in social work and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Experience with mental status evaluations, DSM-V diagnosis, intake interviews, treatment plans, prognosis notes preparation, provision of individual and group therapies specific to population served. Two years hospital experience is preferred. Maintain BLS and CPI certification after hire.

Job: Behavioral Health / Psychology

Organization: Tennova Health Care - Jamestown

Location: TN-Jamestown

Requisition ID: 1680524