Position Details

Department: Psychiatry
Category: Rehab/Therapy
Location: Gilbert
Posting #: 473704
Date Posted: 9/10/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: This position will be located in our Gilbert Medical office. The AZ licenses required for this opportunity to work with children and families at PCH are the following: LCSW, LMFT, and LPC. No weekends. M-F 8:00 - 5:00. Competitive salary and benefits.

This position provides therapeutic counseling interventions to children and families at PCH. The position functions as part of the psychiatric team and provides counseling interventions for children and families on an outpatient basis, or as part of the inpatient consult liaison service when requested by psychiatry. In addition to therapeutic interventions with children and families, the position must be able to provide appropriate clinical documentation and recommendations to insurance reviewers, referral sources and to other governmental agencies as requested. This position receives administrative supervision from the Manager, Social Services, and clinical direction from the Division Chief, Psychiatry or designee.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provide Counseling Interventions
    • Provides ongoing counseling interventions that build on family strengths and addresses ongoing mental health needs or coping skills that may be interfering with self-sufficiency or medical adherence. Use clinical best practices to engage families and achieve positive clinical outcomes. Ensure services are clinically necessary and appropriately documented for insurance reimbursement. Provide services in accordance with PCH policies and practices.
  2. Complete Bio-Psychosocial Assessments
    • Assess the bio-psychosocial status of the patient within the family structure. This may include, but is not limited to mental status exam, coping skills, cognitive abilities, safety issues, suicide risk assessment, and any other issues that may be impeding the child or family from successfully managing their mental health symptoms or coping issues. Ensures assessments are documented appropriately for insurance reimbursement. Comply with PCH policies and practices.
  3. Coordinate Care with Other Facilities and Providers
    • Assume leadership for coordination of care with insurance companies, community partners or governmental agencies, as necessary to serve the needs of the child and family. Provides appropriate documentation for coordination and complies with PCH policies and practices.
  4. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Masters’ degree from an accredited school in the field of social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology or related behavioral health field. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Minimum of two years work experience in the mental health or substance abuse field post Master's degree. Must be eligible to be added to relevant insurance panels. Required
2. Five years work experience providing evidence based therapy for children with histories of trauma and/or complex medical needs. Preferred
3. If assigned to the consult liaison service, minimum requirements are a current Arizona license as an LCSW, experience providing servies for families, and an ability to work collaboratively with psychiatry, psychology and members of the medical team. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current Arizona license. Required
2. Certification in CBT, trauma informed therapy, or other evidence based practice. Preferred
3. DPS Fingerprint Clearance Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Required
2. Bilingual preferred. Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
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