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Psychotherapist, 16866

Company: Melrose Wakefield
Location: Malden
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionMelroseWakefield Healthcare is a coordinated system of hospitals, physician practices and community-based services providing care for communities throughout north suburban Boston. We are distinguished by the range of clinical care and services we provide locally for the continuum of care in clinical collaboration with Tufts Medical Center, as well as an affiliation with the Lawrence Memorial. Our focus is simple: a better approach to providing health care, we bring together top-quality primary, emergency and specialty care, locally. Everything you and your family need, right in your neighborhood to be your best healthy.Job DescriptionTufts Medical Center Community Care is seeking a Behavioral Health Clinician/Psychotherapist for our outpatient behavioral health service and Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration Program through Community Counseling Services. This position will be a dual function where half the time the person provides psychotherapy via individual, couples and/or group therapy at either our Malden or Medford office, with the other half working onsite at a primary care office providing in real time consultation, evaluation, short term therapy and crisis intervention as part of the primary care collaborative care team. In both roles patient care will be provided in person as well as virtually using telehealth. We are seeking a full or part time employee to join this dynamic department of therapists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and collaborative care specialists in order to help us continue to enhance our offerings of behavioral health care.Key responsibilities of the psychotherapist include:Provide initial diagnostic assessment, and ongoing treatment, for individual patients and/or groupsUtilize appropriate modalities to provide treatment that best serves the needs of the patientsWork collaboratively with other therapists, prescribers and primary care physicians to address the behavioral health needs of their patientsProvide behavioral health expertise to primary care providers and staff around behavioral health approaches, diagnostics, and treatment planning of patients within the assigned primary care practiceParticipate in utilization review provesIdentify high risk clients for review with clinical therapy supervisorExpand access within our system for patients with behavioral health needsQualificationsExperience with short term psychotherapy models (CBT, SFT, MI) is desirableExperience with DBT is desirableExperience with Dual Diagnosis patients is a plus but not requireExperience in a medical/healthcare setting preferredLICSW, LMHC, PhD, PsyDrequiredAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. MelroseWakefield Healthcarereserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.COVID-19 POLICY:Please note that effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment at MelroseWakefield, all employees and new hires must have received their complete dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have been granted an exemption.PDN-9653029b-eea5-4381-a479-d7849007f2f1

Keywords: Melrose Wakefield, Malden , Psychotherapist, 16866, Other , Malden, Massachusetts

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