Social Worker Intake
Snellville , Georgia
November 20, 2017
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 Center is seeking a Social Worker - Intake. Candidate must have flexible availability. No limitations or restrictions!

SHIFT: Full-Time Nights ( 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
  • GA licensure required
  • 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

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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