HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Intake Social Worker - Behavioral Health in Snellville, Georgia

Eastside is a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Eastside Medical Center has been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, women’s services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health.

Eastside Medical Centeris seeking aSocial Worker - Intake. Candidate must have flexible availability. No limitations or restrictions!

Shift: Part-Time Days Rotating Weekends

Position Responsibilities: * Triages the needs of behavioral health patients and family support systems at Eastside Medical Center – South Campus * Able to function in a high paced intake environment – completing a thorough assessment within 45-60 minutes of patient’s arrival * Able to receive inquiry calls, schedule assessments, and complete assessment and admissions in the intake process * Communicates clinical information to the on-call psychiatrist * Coordinates with business office to verify insurance coverage and eligibility * Acts as a liaison between the facility and resources external to the organization * Provides crisis intervention and support * Completes pre-certification process for any Behavioral Patient admitted to Eastside Medical Center – South Campus

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other Mental/Behavioral Health field required
  • Licensed as a LMSW, LCSW, LAPC or LPC
  • Mental Health assessment or Psychiatric/Behavioral Health experience; triage/assessment and admissions/crisis intervention or other mental health/chemical abuse experience is preferred
  • Knowledgeable of minimum requirements for accrediting bodies, Joint Commission, state and regulatory requirements related to service delivery in the facility
  • BLS – American Heart Association - required
  • Crisis Prevention within 60 days of hire or transfer
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral, written and electronic formats
  • Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking abilities with pro-active decision-making and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates an ability to perform specific competencies as identified

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Intake Social Worker - Behavioral Health

Location: Georgia-Snellville-Eastside Medical Center - Snellville

Requisition ID: 08621-11651