East Tennessee Children's Hospital
Knoxville, Tennessee, BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB 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.
JOB REQUIREMENTS 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.
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.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects.
Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs.
Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required.
Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.