Community Health Systems Social Worker-Behavioral Health-FT-Day Shift in Jackson, Mississippi


Assists in the collaboration, research, development, implementation, revision and reporting of the resource management program. Collaborating through the multidisciplinary patient care team, ensures coordination of patient care through the development of patient population specific plans of care to address the physical and psychosocial needs in the discharge planning process. Provides assessment and crisis intervention; plans, organizes and implements social work services for patients and families. Provides long-term care planning , patient education and arranges for post-hospitalization services in accordance with the provision of care after discharge. Responsible for complex discharge planning.


Bachelor's degree in Social Work is required. Two (2) years of social work or resource management experience in an acute healthcare and/or mental health setting is strongly preferred. Must have a strong working knowledge of managed care and community resources and resource management relating to complex medical concerns. Knowledge and expertise in working with patients with mental health concerns and psychosocial stressors as relates to facility service lines. Current licensure in the state of Mississippi is required. BLS certification is required (or within 30 days of hire into the position).

Job: Social Work

Organization: Merit Health Central

Location: MS-Jackson

Requisition ID: 1836923