Inpatient Counselor, (FT/ Shift Varies)NMMC-Behavioral Health-Tupleo

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on December 11, 2021
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  • Counseling: Provide case management and individual and group counseling services to patients.
  • Patient Interviewing: Conducts patient and family interviews in a professional and thorough manner.
  • Patient Teaching: Presents educational modules to enhance patient communication skills, coping skills, assertive behavior, etc.
  • Treatment Planning: Attends staff meetings and participates in the formulation of treatment and discharge plans.
  • Charting: Monitors, measures, and documents patient progress during treatment.
  • Master's degree in social work, counseling or related field.
  • Must hold or be eligible for professional licensure; i.e. LCSW, LMSW, LMFT, or LPC.
  • Two years' clinical experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting is highly desirable.
  • The incumbent must have good verbal and written communication skills and be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to work with adult and geriatric patients.