Psychiatric Therapist

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

The Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department is seeking a Psychiatric Therapist who will provide assessment, evaluation, and treatment of HIV/AIDS infected individuals at the Bartlett Specialty Practice at Johns Hopkins Hospital and at clinics in surrounding counties. Assist in providing and/or coordinating the clinical activities of patients seen in the HIV Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic and be responsible for administrative tasks associated with Ryan White grant funding, as well as running the clinic.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive psychological assessment, evaluation, and treatment of HIV/AIDS infected individuals at the Bartlett Specialty Practice and at clinics in surrounding counties.
  • Assist in providing and/or coordinating the clinical activities of patients seen in the HIV Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic and be responsible for administrative tasks associated with Ryan White grant funding, as well as running the clinic.
  • Perform a comprehensive psychological assessment on new clients referred to the mental health service.
  • Work collaboratively with, and provides leadership for, a multidisciplinary health care team to optimize team performance and patient outcomes.
  • Coordinating care for a group of complex patients to achieve clinical and organizational outcomes
  • Provide direct clinical care for patients at the time of initial evaluation for diagnostic assessment, urgent and walk-in care, and triage.
  • Documentation of psychiatric issues and needs identified during counseling sessions.
  • Establish goals and objectives to meet the psychological needs of the patient in collaboration with other members of the mental health treatment team.
  • Maintain resource network for the purpose of referrals and consults that impact treatment progress of the patient.
  • Conduct ongoing counseling sessions as deemed clinically appropriate.
  • Provide patient education in all aspects of HIV disease, including how to cope with mental health issues and side effects of HIV and psychiatric medications.
  • Collaborate with other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to achieve stated goals for enhanced mental health and abstinence of substance use.
  • Participate in relevant training, clinical supervision, conferences, and multidisciplinary patient care.
  • Provide psychiatric services in coordination with the HIV/AIDS County Program in Baltimore County, Howard County, Frederick County and Anne Arundel County.
  • Maintain and provide the city and state agencies the appropriate documentation for the reports needed for the Ryan White Grants, which fund the program, on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Attend the required meetings for the Ryan White Grants.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or closely related field. Maryland State licensure as a Professional Counselor, Social Worker, or Psychologist. Two years related experience in a health care clinical setting. Must maintain license and certification throughout duration of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Maryland State licensure as a Professional Counselor, Social Worker, or Psychologist.
  • Experience working with HIV/AIDS patients.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Current Social Work Licensure in State of Maryland - LCSW-C or LCPC preferred, and must maintain license throughout duration of employment. LGPC is acceptable.

Classified Title: Psychiatric Therapist
Role/Level/Range:ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range:$45,650.00 - $62,850.00 annually, Commensurate with experience
Employee Group:Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location:​​​​​​​School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus
Department Name:​​​​​​​ Psychiatry, General Psychiatry
Personnel Area:School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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