MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST I
- Requisition #:
- Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
- Social Work/Mental Health
- Day Shift
Join an amazing global healthcare organization! Excellent compensation package! Awesome benefits, including dependent tuition reimbursement! Requisition #: 628916 Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview 4940 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224 Shift: Full time Position Summary: Summary Responsible for providing counseling and rehabilitative therapy services to psychiatric and substance abuse patients. Completes comprehensive psychiatric assessments, develops and implements treatment plans and monitors patients progress. Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Assesses patient through initial evaluation. Interviews patient including information in areas of physical, emotional, behavioral, social and recreational functioning. Collaborates with family and significant other in assessing patient needs.
Participates in multi-disciplinary process in developing and revising individualized treatment plans. Requests special clinical examinations or tests when indicated.
Participates in formulation of diagnosis and medication usage.
Implements treatment plan. Provides services as directed. Coordinates with other service providers. Provides appropriate crisis intervention as necessary.
Monitors effectiveness of medication and observes for and reports side-effects of medication. Notifies and consults with physician if medication changes are indicated.
Evaluates patient progress. Reviews and evaluates patient treatment plan and progress in obtaining goals. Revises as necessary.
Provides discharge planning by reviewing nature of treatment and degree to which treatment plan was successfully implemented, and makes appropriate referrals.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling or a closely related field.
Current licensure in Maryland as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or equivalent license required. Certification in CPR is required (can be completed during first three months of employment).
Work requires the analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
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