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Clinical Psych Specialist

JOB TITLE: Clinical Psych Specialist
LOCATION: Lewistown CPS
DEPARTMENT: Psychiatry
WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings
WORK TYPE: Full Time (1.0 FTE, Biweekly Exempt)
JOB SUMMARY:
Provides assessment, brief psychotherapy and psycho-education for Community Practice Service Line (CPSL) patients under the clinical supervision of the Lead Integrated Care Psychologist and administrative supervision of the Outpatient Operations Director. Functions as a member of the CPSL treatment team providing input regarding diagnosis and plan of care. Provides information/education about plan of care to the patient, family and involved professionals. Serves as consultant to CPSL team about behavioral health issues and services.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated knowledge of behavioral health concepts and terminology, including working knowledge of DSM
Demonstrated knowledge of individual and group behavior and the relationship among
social, economic, psychological and physiological factors.
Demonstrated knowledge of concepts relating to patient centered care such as motivational interviewing and patient engagement.
Ability to identify and effectively utilize community resources.
Demonstrated organizational and communication skills.
Demonstrated competence in time management and performance as a team member.
Demonstrated personal maturity, flexibility and adaptability.
Demonstrated basic knowledge of psychopharmacologic agents.
Demonstrated knowledge of computer skills including Word and Excel.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Master's Degree in social work, psychology, nursing or other related discipline from an
accredited university with a minimum of 3 years related experience required.
Appropriate professional-related Pennsylvania licensure required.
Previous treatment experience with individual, group, or family psychotherapy required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office/clinical environment. Some travel required for training and supervision purposes.
_The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job._
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER MEDICAL GROUP (GMG) consists of 43 community practice sites throughout our service area. These office locations provide primary and specialty care. In conjunction with Geisinger Health Plan, the Medical Groups staff offers their own unique version of medical home.
About Geisinger: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.


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