East Tennessee Children's Hospital
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.
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.