State of Tennessee

Johnson City, TN (Washington County)

Government , Mental Health , Family Services/Human Services/Behavioral Health

Position Description / Responsibilities

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional psychiatric social work duties of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the entry-working class in the Psychiatric Social Worker sub-series. An employee in this class provides guidance, advice, and application of theory in treatment to patients, residents, and family where it is determined that treatment must include work on psychosocial problems. An employee in this class may be assigned to or rotated among a number of assignments such as admissions, adult alcohol and drug abuse, children and youth, correctional, extended treatment, general, geriatric, residential care and treatment, or another program or unit assignment. Work normally includes some individual, group, and family therapy.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Possession of a master's degree in social work from an accredited college or university.

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to: (Search Job# 25511)

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