Penn State Health Clinical Psychiatric Specialist - Peds Outptnt Psych Ptl Prg in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Community Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm

JOB SUMMARY:

Seeking a licensed therapist with a Master's level of education or higher to work in an Eating Disorders Treatment Facility for children and adolescents ages 8 to 16 years old. Candidate should have experience treating anxiety disorders, depression and trauma. Candidate should be comfortable with individual, family and group therapy modalities. Experience with eating disorders is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate. Expressive therapy, cognitive behavior therapy and dialectic behavior therapies are utilized within the program. Position involves treatment in the Partial Hospital and Outpatient settings. Responsible for providing psychotherapy to patients, screening admission referrals, and providing ongoing treatment planning.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field with 1-2 years of experience in the treatment of psychiatric patients.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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