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Social Service Provider - Repeat Admissions Review (RAR) Designee

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Social Service Provider - Repeat Admissions Review (RAR) Designee at Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah (please visit www.garegionalsavannah.com for more information about the hospital).

Job Description: .

Primary responsibility to perform Repeat Admissions Assessments, psychosocial assessments, treatment planning/monitoring and discharge planning for the Repeat Admissions Review patients upon their admission to the hospital. . Also provides counseling/therapy to clients as assigned or as clinically indicated. . Collects and compiles data for the Repeat Admissions Review system as assigned. . Attends Treatment Team meetings and provides consultation on discharge plans as requested from the assigned Team Social Worker. . Serves as a line Social Worker during emergency or staff shortages as assigned. . Provides basic level in-service training for hospital staff regarding the social services delivery system as assigned. . Serves a Lead Group Facilitator in the hospital Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program as assigned.

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.


Master's degree in Social Work and eligibility to be licensed in the State of Georgia as a LMSW or LCSW.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with a Georgia LMSW or LCSW are preferred. Must have Master's in Social Work (MSW). Experience working with individuals in Adult Mental Health Inpatient setting. Must have excellent organizational skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced arena, and the ability to develop comprehensive discharge/ transition plans. Proficiency in psychosocial assessment, group facilitation, crisis intervention, treatment and discharge/transition planning. Experience in providing clinical supervision to staff and interns.


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 13 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 - Repeat Admissions Review (RAR) Designee 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.