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Social Service Provider 2 Licensed - Lakeside

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Social Service Provider 2 Licensed at Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah (please visit www.garegionalsavannah.com for more information). This position is located at Lakeside Center Child & Adolescent Crisis Stabilization Program in Bloomingdale, GA.

 Job Description:

Performs psychosocial assessments, treatment planning/monitoring and discharge planning. Provides counseling/therapy to clients requiring complex intervention. Performs commitment determinations and/or execute orders of involuntary commitments. Serves as team leader.

When you send your resume saved in format compatible with MS Word 2007 version to the email address listed below, you must include in the subject line the hospital location and position title.


Masters degree in Social Work with licensure in the area of assignment And Two years of related post-license experience

Preferred Qualifications

Must be Licensed in the State of Georgia as a Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW). Experience in crisis intervention services, completing of consumer-centered clinical bio-psychosocial assessments and treatment planning, knowledge of community resources and discharge planning, collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams, interfacing with multiple community providers, programs, and agencies. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. At least two years previous work experience in providing Mental Health, Substance Abuse, or related social services in a community or hospital setting. Must have a valid Georgia Driver's License and clean MVR /driving record.


In addition to a competitive salary (Salary Depends On Skills And Experience), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 14 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

Since opening in 1970, GeorgiaRegional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) has stood as a beacon of hope for consumers in need of mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services in the southeast region of the state of Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia's First City is first, in family fun for the summer! With more than 50 cultural and historic attractions, there are plenty of museums, galleries, great entertainment and tours to keep busy and beat the heat!

Come join our team of professional staff and make a difference.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: grhs_hr@dhr.state.ga.us

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Social Service Provider 2 Licensed - Lakeside If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.