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7/25/2016
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Job Description

Requisition #:  1298     
Name of Location:   Scottish Rite
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday 

 

 

 

EXTERNAL SUMMARY

Ensure that high quality, comprehensive social work services are provided which support health care and coordinate the psychosocial needs of patients and their families.

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school required.

Previous work experience in a medical setting and/or work with children and families is preferred.

Licensed as a master’s social worker (LMSW) preferred.

Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of date of hire.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assists patients and their families in coping with illness, treatment and hospitalization based on principles of growth and development.
  2. Assists families and healthcare team in making plans for discharge related to psychosocial needs.
  3. Provides information and clarification regarding child protection, custody and safety issues.
  4. Documents and maintains updated patient information pertaining to services provided.

 

 

Location Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342-1605
Function:  Family Support Services - Family support Services

 

 

Overview:

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 575 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children's has been ranked on Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for eleven consecutive years and named one of the "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

About Children'S Healthcare Of Atlanta

The center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research to improve the quality of care and develop better treatments for Georgia's pediatric population. The center's facilities include: A four-bed inpatient research unit A four-bed outpatient research unit A core research lab Research pharmacy services Led by Howard Katzenstein, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Research Center/Associate Professor of Pediatrics for the Emory School of Medicine and Christine Spainhour, R.N., R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Unit Manager, the Children's Pediatric Research Center strives to become a leading pediatric clinical research facility. The Children's Pediatric Research Center is a new clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The ACTSI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Emory University. To effectively translate scientific discoveries into the clinical setting, ACTSI was collaboratively developed through a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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