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Baylor Scott & White Health Psychotherapist 2/5k sign on bonus in Round Rock, Texas

JOB SUMMARY

The Psychotherapist 2 will provides psychotherapy and counseling to individuals and their families, including group modalities, and assists in assessing psychotherapeutic needs of patients referred for service. This position will also develop and implement strategies for the care of psychotherapy patients, to include developing new models of care and foster key relationships to improve quality care and patient satisfaction. Oversees the Embedding Mental Health Program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Develops and monitors Psychotherapy metrics and goals, and aligns to system goals, across the region.

  • Serves as the lead Psychotherapist, assisting with daily operations, staffing and program development through mentoring, counseling and training of personnel. Oversee interns for the Psychotherapy clinic. Oversees the Embedding Mental Health Program, serving as a resource and liaison. Reviews patient charts and notes to ensure standardized care is provided.

  • Reviews and evaluated senior staff orders, patient medical records, and performs diagnostic assessments to determine psychotherapeutic treatment required. Evaluates treatment efficiency and patient progress to aid in establishing or revising specifics of treatment.

  • Performs all duties of a staff Psychotherapist by providing psychotherapy and counseling to individuals and their families, including group modalities, utilizing psychotherapeutic techniques consistent with the physician's prescriptions, directions and goals established for the patient's benefit. Provides emergency intervention and assessment as required. Utilizing the proper tools and techniques, selects and accurately performs appropriate evaluation tests and measurements that will lead to correct diagnosis and treatment of the patient's problems or progress while maintaining professional standards.

  • Provides patient orientation on department policies regarding compliance with treatment, cancellations and no shows. Monitors patient cancellations and fills vacant appointment times from patient cancellation list. Enforces no show policy with patient according to patient station. Contributes to teaching activities as assigned.

  • Maintains effective communication, and coordinates with supervisors and other patient care givers regarding patient care decisions.

  • Fulfills continuing education and\or certification requirements to maintain required qualifications. Take responsibility to understand and complete professional and technical requirements and provide the necessary documentation on such requirements.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Knowledge of psychotherapy and related tests, measures, and recovery techniques and practices.

  • Knowledge of counseling and therapy techniques.

  • Ability to interpret diagnostic interviews and test data.

  • Ability to conduct individual and group psychotherapy.

  • Ability to analyze behavioral deficits.

  • Ability to develop plans for implementing and monitoring rehabilitation activities, skill acquisition and behavior management.

  • Demonstrated communications and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in team development strategies.

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and balance team and individual workloads through effective time management, prioritization and organizational skills.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION - Masters'

  • EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience

  • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -

  • Lic Clinical Social Worker (LCSW),

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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