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.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position plans, organizes, and implements psychotherapy and social work services for perinatal patients and families.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides psychoeducation and psychotherapy services for perinatal people (and sometimes their partners or other caregivers of infants), with an emphasis on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, trauma disorders, grief and loss.
Facilitates referrals and community resources for patients/families.
Schedules and provides in person and telephone follow-up contact.
Prepares psychosocial reports and maintains necessary records.
Meets with internal and multidisciplinary team for meetings, inservices, and treatment planning.
Tracks programmatic data and prepares outcome reports.
Equivalent of Master’s degree in social work.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: AAMFT, ASLPC, LCSW, LPC, CPC or licensed Psychologist.
Highly motivated individual with experience providing screening, psychotherapy and case management to individuals and families with mental health symptoms, particularly depression, anxiety, or other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, and trauma disorders.
Experience/training in treating grief and loss.
Training and experience utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (TF CBT a bonus) and/or interpersonal psychotherapy.
Ability to work with families from diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds in a culturally responsive manner, knowledge of local community resources, knowledge and experience utilizing evidence-based practice interventions, and a level of interest in contributing to the scientific knowledge base in a clinical environment.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work in a multidisciplinary team setting, along with effective interpersonal, organizational, and PC based computer system skills.
Comfort providing services both on-site in a clinical practice setting as well as virtually via telehealth.
Experience working in a hospital setting is beneficial.
Willingness to provide care in flexible, unstructured settings.
Training as a mental health professional who is skilled in multiple therapeutic modalities and with knowledge of the DSM V, experience charting in patient records, and a working knowledge of computers.
The hiring range for this position is $51,272 - $65,374 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.
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