HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Services Representative (LCSW) - Adult Respond - PRN in Chattanooga, Tennessee

_Parkridge Valley Hospital__–__Chattanooga, TN_ _Social Services Representative LCSW – Adult Respond_ __ Parkridge Valleyoffers the most comprehensive mental health and chemical dependency services in the region. With programs available for children, adolescents and adults, services are provided with a variety of treatment options to best accommodate the individual patient- from inpatient care, to partial hospitalization to intensive outpatient care.

Parkridge Valley Adult & Senior Campusis a 64 bed facility with 48 acute beds (32 Psych & 16 A&D/Dual Diagnosis) and 16 beds dedicated to our Senior Life Unit. Parkridge Valley Child & Adolescent Campusis a 108 bed facility with 84 beds being acute and sub-acute and 24 beds dedicated to our Residential Treatment Center which is a center for children in state custody.

Parkridge Valleyis currently looking for aSocial Services Representative LCSW - Adult Respond

_Responsibilities:_ * Utilizes social services, counseling and clinical knowledge in the assessment of patient needs * Responsible and accountable for coordination of services through an interdisciplinary process which provides a clinical and psychosocial approach through the continuum of care and balances individually identified patients and family needs with the efficacious and cost effective utilization of resources. * Through concurrent case management, patients will be assessed to determine appropriateness of admission, continued hospitalization, as well as appropriate level of care. * Assesses and reassesses discharge planning needs throughout the course of hospitalization. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

_Qualifications:_ * Master’s degree in Social Work or related field Required * Inpatient hospital experience working with psych and substance abuse patients highly preferred. * Weekend rotation required. * BLS and CPI to be obtained/maintained within the time frames required by hospital policy.

Title: Social Services Representative (LCSW) - Adult Respond - PRN

Location: Tennessee-Chattanooga-Parkridge Valley Hospital

Requisition ID: 00584-11861