Social Worker (LCSW)

Social Worker (LCSW) Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Social Worker (LCSW) to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and facilitate case conferences as well as other agency, school and/or community based meetings or trainings;
  • Serve as site liaison with HRHCare/Genesis program staff;
  • Support transition and coordination for chronically and persistently mentally ill to appropriate, alternate care;
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team for including primary care providers;
  • Work cooperatively with various health population medical and Behavioral Health team;
  • Review quality reports for site on all indicators monthly;
  • Development and formulation of treatment plans for patients in care work with psychiatrists on monthly basis;
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients;
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities;
  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs;
  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary team meetings;
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work;
  • Serves as liaison between patients or families/caregivers and community agencies;
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care;
  • Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and personnel.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year’s experience in health care, hospice experience preferred. Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying;
  • A graduate of a master’s program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education;
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order;
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification;
  • Experience in a hospice and palliative care preferred;
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills;
  • Must hold a current Tennessee Clinical Social Work License (LCSW).