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Hickman County Health Department Now Hiring: Social Counselor /CHANT Care Coordinator

Series: Now Hiring | Story 55

December 9, 2021

Full-time w/ benefits, 37.5 hours weekly

Minimum Salary $2,637 per month

Hickman County Health Department is accepting applications for a Social Counselor/CHANT Care Coordinator. Position will be full-time.

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree AND one year of professional experience in one or a combination of the following: health care for children or adolescent populations; social work; or social or psychological counseling, including, but not limited to, mental health, correctional, or behavioral rehabilitation counseling; or one year of experience in early intervention and/or service coordination with individuals with disabilities in an educational, social services or medical setting.

Job Description: Provide care coordination for pregnant and postpartum women/adolescents, children from birth to 21, and Children with special health care needs from birth to age 21. Service may be provided in a variety of settings, i.e.: office, home, or a predetermined location. Provide a comprehensive screening and assessment with the family to determine their needs/pathways of care. Provide education and link families to community resources to address their needs. Communicate care plans and goals in addition to proactively track patients as they go to and from clinical care to communities. Plan and participate in community outreach events to promote services and provide information to targeted populations.

Travel required to surrounding counties is reimbursed. Typical work hours are 8:00 am-4:30 pm Monday thru Friday, occasional night and/or weekend hours. Position includes retirement, medical, dental, vision, paid leave (PTO), and paid holidays. EEO. Submit resume to the Hickman County Health Department by December 15, 2021 via e-mail to [email protected] or send to the attention of Sarah Russell at Hickman County Health Department, 111 Murphree Avenue, Centerville, TN 37033.


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