Job Description

Job Title: Psychotherapist, Masters LCSW
Job ID: 190002IC
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Womens Behav Hlth Spec
Location: 150 Corporate Center, Camp Hill PA 17011

Description

Purpose:
Join an organization that cares! UPMC is searching for a Psychotherapist, Masters LCSW to join their Women's Behavioral Health Specialist team. 

This position required skills necessary to coordinate and deliver comprehensive treatment, including acting as a primary therapist to a specific caseload, formulating and updating treatment plans, case management duties, and providing community education/consultation.  Responsible for the delivery of a variety of mental health treatment modalities including individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy.

Responsibilities:
  • Adequate interpersonal skills are a necessary part of this position. Effective use of both written and spoken language is essential. This employee must have the ability to communicate clearly and understand both verbal and/or non-verbal communication. Sensitivity to differences in ages, developmental levels, and cultural backgrounds is critical. This employee must possess the emotional stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations on a daily basis.
  • Provides other services as may be appropriate to the individuals qualifications and as are needed by the system.
  • Performs seminars, consultations, or workshops for the system and within the community.
  • Collaborates with psychiatrists, therapists, and other care providers through attendance at treatment team meetings, clinical supervision meetings, and consultations to assure continuity of care.
  • Intervenes in crisis situations in a timely and efficient manner. Fulfills on-call responsibilities as required.
  • Performs related documentation and paperwork duties, including comprehensive initial evaluations, initial and updated treatment plans, progress notes, contacts with family members, primary care physicians and other health care providers, and discharge summaries/closing notes.
  • Assesses treatment needs and develops appropriate treatment plans.
  • Provides direct clinical services using a wide variety of treatment modalities including individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and couples therapy.

Qualifications

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of a wide range of personality dynamics, abnormal behavior, and developmental issues. 
  • Knowledge of a wide range of mental health treatment modalities including individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, milieu therapy, at a level normally acquired by completion of a master's degree in a psychosocial science, and knowledge of specialized modalities as appropriate to the clinician's education and training.  
  • Demonstrates competency, knowledge and skill with appropriate treatment modalities to serve targeted age group. 
  • Analytical planning and decision-making skills necessary to effectively make accurate and rapid judgments in critical situations.  
  • These skills and abilities should be acquired during at least five years of experience, three of which should be post-master's work in psychology, social work, or nursing.
  • Licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    Salary Range: $26.83 to $41.93 / hour

    Union Position: No

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