Medical Social Worker II - HC

Covenant Health Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 3 weeks ago


Medical Social Worker II, Home Care

Part-Time, 48 hours per pay period, Variable shifts

Position Summary:
Medical Social Worker provides direct and indirect social work services to assigned patient population such as the elderly, homebound, chronically or terminally ill patients, utilizing appropriate resources in the community. The Medical Social Worker reports to the assigned Clinical Supervisor (may be Nursing, Hospice, or Rehabilitation contingent upon assignment).

Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree from CSWE accredited baccalaureate social work program. Masters degree highly preferrred.

Minimum Experience: Two (2) years experience. HomeCare and Hospice Experience preferred.

Licensure Requirement: None required; Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW) preferred.

Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver's license Class D and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must have meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure.


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Medical Social Worker II - HC

Covenant Health