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Therapist-Geropsychiatry - CAH AT Senior Care Unit

Job ID: 2440
Job Category: Social Services
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMC-Attala Critical Access Hospital
Location: Kosciusko, MS

Summary

Provides skilled individual, group and family therapy techniques. Is a member of a multidisciplinary team working together to assist patients in achieving maximum benefits of treatment. Reports to Senior Care Program Director Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Counsels patients in group sessions to assist them in dealing with mental health issues.
  • Provides supportive counseling to individuals, families and groups to address identified concerns and to enhance understanding of, coping with, and adjustment to illness.
  • Maintains current knowledge of and accessibility to community resources, placement facilities, and financial agencies to meet patient and family needs.
  • Collaborates with healthcare team members by sharing pertinent information to develop a comprehensive and appropriate discharge plan for patients and families.
  • Complies with policies that support patient?s fundamental right to considerate care, protect their personal dignity and respect their cultural, psychosocial and spiritual values in an effort to meet patient?s care needs and preferences.
  • Completes assigned goals.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: MS -- must be licensed -- LMSW or LPC

Experience

Preferred: 3 years of experience in clinical social work.

Minimum: 1 year experience in a medical/clinical setting.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: LMSW;LCSW

Minimum: LMSW;LPC

Special Skills

Minimum: Advanced communication, conflict management, organizational and planning skills. Basic computer literacy skills.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 10777 - Therapist-Geropsychiatry
Facility: BMC-Attala Critical Access Hospital
Department: CAH AT Senior Care Unit
Category: Social Services
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Kosciusko
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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