The Clinical Social Worker on the Behavioral HealthGeriatric Unit is responsible for providing safe, effective, culturallyappropriate, and population specific social work services to all patients inthe behavioral health program.The Social Worker provides an integrated continuum of care for patients from preadmission topost-discharge. Screens for discharge planning needs and initiates a plan forcommunity resources or other placement resources in an appropriatepost-discharge facility. Completes individualized treatment plans. Provides group,family and individual therapies. Communicates with patients and their familiesregarding plan of care; communicates with physician and other team members.
Masterâs Degree in Social Work required
A minimum of 2 years job-related experience preferred; including experience as a social worker in an acute care setting.
Experience working with older patients and behavioral health patients in an inpatient setting is preferred.
Current BLS certification.
Licensure in SC in social work
CPI certification within 1 month of hire or transfer into the behavioral health unit.
Knowledge of federal and state laws regarding inpatient behavioral health as well as Medicare and Medicaid requirements preferred.
Primary Location: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Facility: Hilton Head Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâs or employeeâs race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.