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.
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.
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
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