Therapist-Geropsychiatry

Location US-MS-Kosciusko
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/12/2020 12:58 PM)
Position Code
10777
Status
Regular Full-Time
Department
CAH AT Senior Care

Overview and Responsibilities

Job 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.

 


Job 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.

Qualifications

Education













 Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired
 
     MS -- must be licensed -- LMSW or LPC
       

        Experience














         Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired
         
           1 year experience in a medical/clinical setting.
             3 years of experience in clinical social work.




              Licensure














               Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired
               LMSW or LPC
                 LMSW;LPC
                   LMSW;LCSW

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