HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Services Representative MSW Child & Adolescent in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Parkridge Valley Hospital–Chattanooga, TN

Social Services Representative – Child & Adolescent

Shift: Evenings - Part Time
Are you interested in working with children or teens that may be struggling with behavioral issues? At our Parkridge Valley Child & Adolescent campus, we give you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the children and teenagers in our inpatient hospital and residential treatment programs. Watch thisChild & Adolescent Campus Videoto learn more about what we do!

Job Summary:

The Social Services Representative is responsible for assessing the psychological, social, cultural and/or financial needs that impact the patient's health and recovery.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts individual, group and family sessions for patients as indicated patient treatment plan.

  • Facilitate identified support groups to meet the needs of patients/families as indicated by medical record.

  • Is able to set limits as needed by recognizing potential behavior problems and does so in a caring and consistent manner

  • Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team.

  • Attends patient treatment planning meetings and reviews on an ongoing basis.

  • Active participation in the planning and execution of treatment regimes.

  • Makes necessary contacts with community resources to ensure continuity of care.

    Education:

    Master’s Degree in related field. Experience in behavioral health strongly preferred.

    /Parkridge Valley//, a two-campus behavioral health facility with Parkridge Health System, has served the Chattanooga area for over 40 years, providing expertise in treating a broad range of mental health and chemical dependency issues for all ages./

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/ Parkridge Valley Child & Adolescent Campus /

/ The Parkridge Child & Adolescent Campus provides service for children and teens. Our services include short-term hospitalization for children and adolescents who require acute, structured short-term hospitalizations, and a residential program for children who are having emotional or behavioral problems and are not successful in their current environment of school or home, or for teens who have a failed history of acute inpatient hospitalization and outpatient therapy. Valley Academy, accredited by the Tennessee Department of Education, serves both regular education and special education students for our residential patients. /

Qualifications: * Master’s degree in Social Work or related field Required

  • Experience in Behavioral Health strongly preferred.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Social Services Representative MSW Child & Adolescent

Location: Tennessee-Chattanooga-Parkridge Valley Hospital

Requisition ID: 00584-12974