Community Health Systems Behavioral Health Therapist (PRN and Weekends) in Biloxi, Mississippi

Description:

Conducts individual, group and family therapy while maintaining a normal caseload. Completes psychosocial assessments, daily case notes, treatment planning and updates while working with the multi-disciplinary team. Establishes therapeutic relationship with patients and helps the patients respond constructively to treatment. Assists patients in their adjustments throughout treatment course. Interprets psychiatric treatment to the patients family where appropriate. Helps reduce fear and other obstructive behavior towards the acceptance of psychiatric care and treatment continuation. Works with the hospital team from patient admission to discharge. Responsible for maintaining up to date records on the patient.

Qualifications

MA or MS degree in Social Work. Minimum two years of supervised post degree work as a therapist specific to the population served by facility. Two years prior experience in psychiatric or mental health setting. Experience with mental status evaluations, DSM-V diagnosis, intake interviews, treatment plants, prognosis notes preparation, provision of individual and group therapies specific to population served. At least two years of experience in hospitalization program, intensive outpatient program and or outpatient clinic. LMSW or Masters in Counseling required. LCSW or LPC preferred

Job: Behavioral Health / Psychology

Organization: Merit Health Biloxi

Location: MS-Biloxi

Requisition ID: 1753082