Psychotherapist II

5 - 7 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/25/17
5 - 7 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/25/17

Description: To be responsible for evaluation, treatment planning, referral, care management, individual follow-up, and group therapy based on clinical evaluations of targeted populations; and acts as a consultant and liaison to physicians and clinical staff as well as outside agencies.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes mental status and psychosocial assessment of members.
  • Provides individual and group psychotherapy and classes, in person and through telemedicine, implementing goal specific and measurable treatment plans.
  • Evaluates, counsels and refers members to more appropriate mental health provider(s) or to community resources when indicated.
  • Provides urgent care and crisis intervention as indicated.
  • Provides more specialized treatment modalities when qualified by special training.
  • Consults regularly with psychiatrists on member care.
  • Communicates with Behavioral Health colleagues, Primary Care providers, and other Kaiser Permanente providers and agencies as needed to facilitate integrative care.
  • Prepares and submits reports on mental health activities as requested.
  • Participates in staff development meetings and in quality of care activities on a regular basis.
  • Manages panel and practice management within departmental guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Two (2) late evenings are required, 11:00 am-7:30 pm with a new template

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of Post Master's clinical experience in mental health required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience providing individual and group therapy required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience providing urgent care or crisis intervention required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience providing CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) required.
  • Master's degree in social work or couseling required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Licensed as a clinical social worker or professional counselor in all three jurisdictions in which KPMAS operates - LCSW in VA, LCSW-C in Maryland, and LICSW in DC OR LPC in Virginia, LCPC in Maryland, and LPC in DC are required.
  • New employees have one year from date of hire to obtain appropriate licensure in all three jurisdictions.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Enrollment in PECOS within 90 days of hire required.
  • Strong Assessment and Diagnostic Skills.
  • Treatment Planning Expertise.
  • Strong Individual and Group Therapy Skills.
  • Efficient and Effective Practice Management in a Fast Paced Clinical Setting.
  • Customer Focus and Strong Ability to Function as a Team Member.
  • Flexibility.
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience providing DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) preferred.
  • Experience working with Eating Disorder, OCD, and/ or Borderline Personality Disorder Populations preferred.
  • While this position is currently needed to treat the child and adolescent population, the applicant should be comfortable treating child,adolescents, adults, and chemical dependency populations.
  • Video visits will also be required once all 3 licenses are obtained.

Job Number: 630562

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