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1 Aug 2022
  • Job Summary
    • Provides clinical skills and expertise necessary for the assessment and treatment of psychiatric and behavioral disorders. May see patient at various locations across the Baltimore Division.
  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education/Training
      • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field.
    • Experience
      • 2 years experience in the delivery of clinical services to psychiatric populations.
    • License/Certification/Registration
      • LCSW-C (Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical), Ph.D., or LCPC (LicensedClinical Professional Counselor) in the State of Maryland.
    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Ability to provide therapeutic interventions. Ability to make independent decisions consistent with clinical needs, department and hospital protocols, standards of care, policies and procedures. Strong organizational skills. Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication. Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Achieves high clinical productivity and caseload. Maintains high percentage of time in billable clinical activity. Plans treatment specifics at intake, giving patient a treatment timeline. Obtains patient agreement to treatment plan at first session. Makes follow-up attempts and documents when patients fail to keep appointments. Closes discharged cases promptly to open schedule for new patients.
    • Completes documentation relevant to activities. Complies with and ensures adherence to all documentation standards. Complies with data collection, entry, and reporting requirements.
    • Completes initial patient assessments within established guidelines. Provides referrals as appropriate. Serves as liaison to referral sources, outside agencies, third-party payors, and other interested parties as appropriate and within limits of confidentiality.
    • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
    • Develops and implements treatment plans and monitors treatment progress. Where appropriate, participates as a member of treatment team.
    • Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and hospital in community outreach efforts.
    • Participates in multi-disciplinary quality and service improvement teams.
    • Participates in the management of aggressive patients as needed to ensure the safety of patient, self, and others. Recognizes early warning signs of escalating behaviors and intervenes as appropriate.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Provides clinical educational and/or liaison services to other service areas, departments, and facilities as directed.
    • Provides therapeutic services including assessment; crisis intervention; case management; disposition services; and individual, group, and family therapies as appropriate.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
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  • Job Reference: 673803231-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: MedStar Health
  • Location: BALTIMORE, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent