Medical Social Worker- Hospice, Full Time

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on December 11, 2021
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  • Provide individual and group counseling/therapy services primarily to an outpatient population, with ability to use tele-health as a mode of treatment in connecting with those in our region.
Patient/Family Interviewing:
  • Evaluates psychosocial issues and patient/family response to treatment.
  • Evaluates support systems and the strengths and weaknesses of the patient/caregiver environment.
Treatment Planning: Assimilates treatment team insight to develop, write and maintain individualized treatment plans on each patient.

  • Communicates goal progression and plan of care to treatment team.
  • Communicates agency mission and services to potential referral sources.
Records: Documents all patient care activities in a timely manner

  • Master's Degree in Social Work.
  • Currently be a Licensed Medical Social Worker in the State of Mississippi required.
  • Must be knowledgeable various therapy techniques.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Must have the ability to identify the appropriate needs and care of patients and those receiving therapy through tele-health. (neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics).
  • Must work independently with minimal guidance and supervision.