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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Clinical Social Worker/Preceptor in Decatur, Georgia


At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?



  • Functions as a preceptor, mentor and coach in guiding and directing the clinical practice of social workers as well as newly hired staff.

  • Regarded as the clinical expert and role model in managing care for special patient population and maintaining collaborative relationships with multidisciplinary colleagues.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching precepting skills for new staff.

  • Serves as clinical instructor for new employees.

  • Identifies education needs/gaps for staff and is responsible for providing required training.

  • Utilizes case management training modules and other clinical tools to enhance best practice.

  • Educate, train and coach staff toward standard work and service excellence.

  • Liaison with local schools of social work for purpose of: networking and developing a student program.

  • Performs quality reviews of staff documentation to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Demonstrates commitment to own professional development through participation in preceptor meetings and skill development/credentialing/yearly refresher courses/CEUs.

  • Role models and educates others and stays abreast of latest evidence-based practice.

  • Become familiar with Utilization Review Processes.


  • Master's degree required. 3-5 years of acute care experience.

  • License in Social Work required.

  • Certification in case management (ACM or CCM) preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium Max 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Care Management

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 85820

Job Category Behavioral Health, Counseling & Clergy

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.