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Social Worker LCSW 

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Social Worker LCSW


Mountain Management Services and CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:On-site childcare with extended hoursCare@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramAdditional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities


This Social Work position provides coordination and delivery of psychosocial services and works collaboratively with the physician, and the patients and families throughout the continuum, including prevention, short-term counseling, case management, resource linkage, and behavioral health diagnosis, and survivorship, end of life and bereavement issues. Provides psychosocial services designed to foster coping, support optimal functioning and maximize the patient’s utilization of available resources. Assists patients and their families in accessing financial, pharmaceutical, and transportation assistance programs. Participates in program development, implementation and promotional activities in a variety of settings.  

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

Demonstrates competency in clinical knowledge and skills in assessing psychosocial consequences of the population in a geriatric setting, as well as implementing appropriate treatment plans.

Develops a comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment and intervention plan responsive to the patients and their families, staff needs and concerns.

Develops an effective working relationship with patient/family to engage, collaborate, advocate and problem solve in order to enhance their functioning.

Utilizes, as a treatment modality, individual, couples and family and/or group psychotherapy.

Demonstrates competency in accessing community and pharmaceutical resources to provide financial, transportation and supportive assistance.

Directs patients and their families to financial/psychosocial resources available to them that are specific to geriatric diseases and diagnosis, including resources for their children and family members.

Provides end of life conversations, assists patient/family with decision-making and transitioning.

Provides bereavement support and refer to outpatient grief support groups.

Coordinates with appropriate staff to provide for transition from inpatient to outpatient status or from outpatient to inpatient status.

Maintains an up to date, accurate and appropriate record of social work activities in patient’s medical chart which does not violate confidentiality.

Provides ongoing counseling and support to all physician-identified patients and their families.

Commits to continuing education regarding geriatric diseases and treatments, psychosocial implications for patients and families, appropriate interventions, and available community and governmental resources.

Maintains research-based knowledge of psychosocial issues related to geriatric diseases, interventions and outcome, including integrative therapies.

Collaboratively develops and implements patient/family education programs and literature.

Provides education of staff related to an individual and/or family’s psychosocial needs.

Participates with the Practice Team in developing and implementing programs and services in a variety of settings.

Demonstrates initiative and leadership in developing services which respond to patient care demands.

Follows policy and procedures, NASW Code of Ethics, ACSW Standards of Practice and any other governmental and/or regulatory policies, rules and regulations.

Proficient computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office suite applications such as Word and Excel.

Demonstrate business and analytic skills.

Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication and organizational skills

Demonstrate ability to shape communications to the needs of the audience.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Education

Masters of Science in Social Work (MSW) is required

Required Licensure and Certifications

Unrestricted License by the State of Tennessee (LCSW) is required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required within 6 months of hire date.