The Psychotherapist 2 will provides psychotherapy and counseling to individuals and their families, including group modalities, and assists in assessing psychotherapeutic needs of patients referred for service. This position will also develop and implement strategies for the care of psychotherapy patients, to include developing new models of care and foster key relationships to improve quality care and patient satisfaction. Oversees the Embedding Mental Health Program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Develops and monitors Psychotherapy metrics and goals, and aligns to system goals, across the region.
Serves as the lead Psychotherapist, assisting with daily operations, staffing and program development through mentoring, counseling and training of personnel. Oversee interns for the Psychotherapy clinic. Oversees the Embedding Mental Health Program, serving as a resource and liaison. Reviews patient charts and notes to ensure standardized care is provided.
Reviews and evaluated senior staff orders, patient medical records, and performs diagnostic assessments to establish psychotherapeutic treatment required. Evaluates treatment efficiency and patient progress to aid in establishing or revising specifics of treatment.
Performs all duties of a staff Psychotherapist by providing psychotherapy and counseling to applicants and their families, including group modalities, utilizing psychotherapeutic techniques consistent with the physician's prescriptions, directions and goals established for the patient's benefit. Provides emergency intervention and assessment as required. Utilizing the proper tools and techniques, selects and accurately performs appropriate evaluation tests and measurements that will lead to correct diagnosis and treatment of the patient's problems or progress while maintaining professional standards.
Provides patient orientation on department policies regarding compliance with treatment, cancellations and no shows. Monitors patient cancellations and fills vacant appointment times from patient cancellation list. Enforces no show policy with patient according to patient station. Contributes to teaching activities as assigned.
Maintains effective communication, and coordinates with supervisors and other patient care givers regarding patient care choices.
Fulfills continuing education and\or certification requirements to maintain required qualifications. Take responsibility to understand and complete professional and technical requirements and provide the necessary documentation on such requirements.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of psychotherapy and related tests, measures, and recovery techniques and practices.
Knowledge of counseling and therapy techniques.
Ability to interpret diagnostic interviews and test data.
Ability to conduct singular and group psychotherapy.
Ability to examine behavioral deficits.
Ability to develop plans for implementing and monitoring rehabilitation activities, skill acquisition and behavior management.
Demonstrated communications and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated effectiveness in team development strategies.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate and balance team and personal workloads through effective time management, prioritization and organizational skills.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Masters'
EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
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Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!