Psychotherapist II Medical Group - Frederick Medical Center at Kaiser Permanente

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Type: Standard
Location: Frederick, Maryland

Job 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 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

    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 counseling 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.
  • Experience working with children and adolescents.
  • Experience treating alcohol and substance use disorders.

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