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Psychotherapist, Masters LCSW

  • Job ID: 771939780
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Specialty
  • Department: Womens Behav Hlth Spec
  • Location: 150 Corporate Center, Camp Hill PA 17011
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.17 to $42.45 / hour

Description

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

The psychiatrists and therapists at Women’s Behavioral Health Specialists help women manage the emotional and behavioral disorders and symptoms related directly to menstrual cycles, pregnancy, and postpartum, perimenopause, infertility, and pregnancy loss, as well as cancer and urogynecology conditions as well as the behavioral health, issued related to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer or urogynecologist conditions.

Purpose:
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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 crises in a timely and efficient manner. Fulfills on-call responsibilities as required.
  • Contact on an ongoing basis occurs between this employee and colleagues, patients and their family members, outside agencies, and the general public.
  • Assesses treatment needs and develops appropriate treatment plans.  Provides other services as may be appropriate to the individual's qualifications and as are needed by the system.
  • 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.
  • Performs seminars, consultations, or workshops for the system and within the community.
  • 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 daily.

 

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 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 groups. Analytical planning and decision-making skills are 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.
  • 10 years of experience is preferred.
  • Licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct