Affinia Healthcare
  • 12-Jul-2021 to 10-Sep-2021 (CST)
  • Children's Development Center
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b with company match, Paid Time Off, LTD, STD, 10 paid holidays


POSITION SUMMARY: The Therapist provides direct clinical services to children and families at Affinia Healthcare's Child Development Center and school-based health centers. Duties include initial evaluations, psychotherapy and medical staff/agency consultation.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education: Master's Degree in Social Work Required

Experience: Two years' experience working in a child focused treatment setting

Skills and Abilities which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

  1. Understand social, educational and developmental needs of children and families who are members of underserved communities including knowledge of the effects of structural inequity on health outcomes
  2. Working knowledge of DSM V diagnoses, particularly the childhood disorders
  3. Sensitivity to mental health related stigma in all age groups
  4. Ease in communicating with medical providers and representatives from schools and other community organizations
  5. Excellent mental health diagnostic and counseling skills
  6. Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  7. Demonstrated skill in clinical interviewing, diagnostic evaluations and counseling with children ages 2 years to 18 years of age and their families
  8. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff, patients, and the community
  9. Ability to treat people from diverse backgrounds
  10. Awareness of cultural differences and need for creativity in choosing treatment approaches
  11. Demonstrate a trauma-informed approach to treatment
  12. Possess initiative, flexibility, and self-motivation
  13. Strong time management and organizational skills
  14. Maintain pleasant, open, and helpful demeanor
  15. Familiarity with and ability to use electronic medical record

Transportation Requirement: Must possess a valid driver's license and automobile with insurance coverage as required by the State of Missouri

License(s)/Certification(s) Required: Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Missouri

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Essential Functions:

  1. Complete diagnostic evaluations, treatment plans, and provide psychotherapy to Affinia Healthcare clients in the health center or school setting
  2. Collaborates with outside agencies, outpatient programs, and other treatment providers to enhance patient care.
  3. Complete documentation within Affinia Healthcare expectations to enhance communication between team members and understanding of treatment goals and progress
  4. Adapt treatment approach and frequency of sessions based on ongoing evaluation of child's progress toward goals
  5. Develop collaborative relationships with staff while respecting patient privacy
  6. Use evidence-based treatment practices
  7. Provide tele-health services and consultation as needed and appropriate
  8. Participate in multidisciplinary peer review with other CDC clinical staff
  9. Performs other duties as assigned
  10. Collaborates with case manager to ensure families' psychosocial needs are addressed through a holistic treatment plan.
  11. Provide some intake and care coordination services to Child Development Center children and families

Marginal Functions:

  1. Participate in meetings as required
  2. Provide staff development for behavioral health team as needed
  3. Participate in Affinia Healthcare organizational committees as needed
  4. Promote Child Development Center services and school-based behavioral health services within the community and schools as needed
  5. Assist in integrating the Child Development Center into Affinia Healthcare primary medical and dental care as needed.

Supervises: Students and volunteers as needed

NOTE: SMOKING IS PROHIBITED IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT

NOTE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THREE REFERENCES

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SERVICES PROVIDED ON A NON-DISCRIMINATORY BASIS


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