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Plans and administers the behavioral health referral efforts and marketing plan under the direction of the Vice President, Behavioral Health Services. Reports to Director of Outreach Services.
Minimum Education Master’s Degree in counseling or a related field. License Preferred: Healthcare License such as LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), LMSW (Licensed Master of Social Work), LMFT (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist), or LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor)
Minimum Work Experience Three years of related behavioral health experience.
Required Licenses [Mississippi, United States] Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Healthcare License such as LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), LMSW (Licensed Master of Social Work), LMFT (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist), or LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor)
Required Skills Self-Directed, Organizational Skills, Computer Skills to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Day travel required with limited overnight travel expected.
Performs clinical psychosocial assessments in the community at agencies, mental health centers, clinics, senior care facilities, hospitals, etc. as needed.
Cultivates marketing relationships with physicians, mental health professionals, business and industry, schools, clergy, allied health professionals and others referring professionals as appropriate.
Acts as a behavioral health liaison to Hospital's PHO.
Plans and presents behavioral health community education and wellness services as required.
Promotes and actively participates with behavioral health Telehealth as directed.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization. Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention. Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience. Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice. Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations. Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities. Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards. Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information. Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization. Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.
Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty. Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 10-15 pounds with or without assistance. Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required. Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced environment. Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests. Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. May be subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential. Climate control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty may be irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances. Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.

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