Social Worker
Magnolia Regional Health Center - Corinth, MS

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SOCIAL WORKER Contact: Patrice Cox, Recruiter (662) 293-7688 email: pcox@mrhc.org

BASIC PURPOSE

To assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the care and services of patients across the illness continuum. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education: GED, High School Diploma, College

Licensure: Bachelor’s Degree acceptable, Master’s Degree preferred, from an accredited school of Social Work, current licensure in the State of Mississippi.

Experience: At least 1 year experience in a healthcare setting or equivalent experience in managing cases.

Special Skills: Computer literate.

Language/Communication/Organizational Skills:
  • Excellent interviewing, assessment, and communication and clinical counseling skills.
  • Thorough working knowledge of community resources, eligibility quidelines, and availability to patients/families.
  • Working knowledge of social and financial systems.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time efficiently.
  • Ability to manage several projects and multiple cases concurrently.
  • Ability to coordinate patient care between a variety of ancillary services and settings.
  • Recognize quality of care/risk issues and report these to the appropriate individual.
  • Working knowledge of McKesson (Interqual) criteria.
  • Assessment of age specific data in terms of patient’s needs.
  • Working knowledge of Medicare Parts A&B, Medicaid, other payor sources, and DRG assignments.
Mathematical Skills:

Must conduct statistical analysis.

Reasoning Ability:

Must have the ability to interpret key information and make decisions regarding patient care and discharge planning issues.

Work Environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Generally sedentary, occasionally extended periods of walking required. Able to lift 30 lbs.

JOB LOCATION

Main facility

LEGAL COMPLIANCE

Employee understands and agrees to abide by MRHC Corporate Compliance Plan which is located in the Supervisor’s Policy and Procedure Manual under the N-drive.

AGE SPECIFIC

Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of the development characteristics for the age of the patient.

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