Reference #: 9234085
The position will provide psychiatric/behavioral health evaluations, acute therapy and support services for patients in Jefferson practices of varying specialties and within the Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior in a collaborative, Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) model.
Provides comprehensive assessment and diagnosis, brief interventions, supportive therapy, group therapy and other psychological treatment modalities.
Supports JUP practices in providing clinical/consultative services and education to patients and their family members, specifically within the model of the integrated behavioral health (IBH) program.
Provide effective treatment planning and assisting clients in successfully achieving goals. Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease.
Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the iSCORE values of Jefferson.
Other Functions and Competencies:
Maintains a high standard of professionalism and confidentiality within the Department. Maintains working knowledge of best practices in the field of integrated behavioral health and population health. Works with other psychiatry faculty in a conjoint therapy model
Documents accurately within the medical record of patients as well as other forms to meet city, state and federal regulatory requirements
Completes all medical record and billing requirements within the electronic health record system
Prioritizes and maintains assigned cases to ensure appropriate services are provided to patients
Masters in Social Work from a School of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or an equivalent degree as determined by the Council on Social Work Education
Licensed Master's-Level Psychologist, LCSW
Provides care that is appropriate to the specific chronological age, developmental age, social maturity and cultural background of the patients being treated.
A minimum of one year of experience in a behavioral health setting is required. Prefer three or more years of outpatient clinical behavioral health experience
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in 10 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have 30,000 employees.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.