Social Worker - MSW

East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Job Description

Assists patients and their families with personal and environmental stressors which interfere with obtaining maximum benefit from medical care. Social work interventions may include: clinical psychosocial assessment and care planning, information and referral, discharge planning, case management, psychoeducation and psychotherapy when needed for adjustment to illness and/or treatment for behavioral problems.. Participates in orientation of new social work staff. May participate in supervision of students completing Field Placement. Acts in accordance with the Social Work Code of Ethics.


Minimum Education

Masters Required In Social Work

Minimum Work Experience

1 year post-Masters clinical experience preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications for position

Tennessee Licensure as a Master Social Worker required.

Tennessee L.C.S.W. preferred

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

Extensive SW theory base.

Uses multiple therapeutic modalities.

Demonstrates professional judgment.

Outstanding communication skills.

Capable of multitasking.

Attentive to detail.

Highly organized.


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