Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. May require availability in early morning or evenings depending on client schedule. Adjust schedule for emergency sessions for patients when needed.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Graduate Medical Education. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Under the direct supervision of the GME Director of Wellness, has responsibility for providing psychotherapy services for residents and clinical fellows enrolled in GME training programs at Washington University SOM or BJC in accord with professional and administrative standard.� Position provides psychological� services including individual and group counseling, initial consultations, crisis intervention, and case management for residents/clinical fellows.� Provides a variety of services to residents/clinical fellows when personal, social or environmental difficulties exist which predispose illness or interfere with well-being.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assess the resident’s or clinical fellow’s needs, abilities or behavior. Offer therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, addiction, social and interpersonal problems and challenging behavior. Provide consultation to other professionals, encouraging a psychological approach in their work.�
Schedule appointments for direct clinical contact with physicians-in-training for intake assessment, individual psychotherapy, consultation, triage and referral when necessary. Contact time will include up to 30 clients per week, depending on need. When not conducting direct clinical contact, be available for any service needs. Coordinate� group meetings with physicians to address emotional well-being, stress, trauma and other related topics as well as deliver educational sessions to groups on various topics.
Maintain appropriate documentation including preparing written reports and progress notes.
Participate in treatment team meetings.
Assist with the development of program material.
Follow all office policy/procedure.
Ph.D. in psychology and current state licensure required.
Five years of experience in a medical setting.
Maintains required skill and competencies and participates in educational programs and staff meetings.
Enhanced knowledge and skill to keep up-to-date.
Participates in quality improvement activities, to ensure appropriate clinical outcome.
Ability to work independently seeking out resources and work collaboratively.
Good written and oral communication skills including grammar, punctuation and style.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others.
Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up.
Able to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status.
Able to use computer and learn new software programs with ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients.
Able to remain focused and organized.
Ability to use fine motor skills.
The hiring range for this position is $62,067 - $96,217 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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