LOCATION: Geisinger Community Medical Center- Main Campus
DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health
WORK SCHEDULE: Days Monday through Friday 7am - 3:30pm
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Do you strive to be part of a highly skilled team that has a reputation for impacting patients' lives in a positive way? Join our Team!
At Geisinger, you have many opportunities to help patients achieve and maintain relief from emotional and behavioral disorders. Our program offers a level of expertise that is uncommon in the region. Working as part of the Care Team, you will strategically coordinate treatments and services each patient needs to feel whole again.
Assesses patient needs and abilities, and developing treatment plans to facilitate improved patient functioning/symptom resolution. Provides individual, family, couples and groups psychotherapy as deemed clinically appropriate.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Evaluates the ongoing biopsychosocial needs of patients, identifying needs and problems and determining a treatment plan. Provides psychotherapies and case management to assigned patients as well as input regarding the care of program patients. Engages as a primary therapist or co-therapist in group therapy to psychiatric patients and as the primary therapist in individual, families, and couple therapies. Provides individual, group, couples and family therapies as determined by presenting issues. Provides psycho-educational groups and activities to psychiatric inpatients. Obtains pertinent data in accordance with program and regulatory standards. Upholding agency policies and standards as well as ethical standards of appropriate discipline. Collaborates with outpatient and inpatient teams to provide triage evaluation and crisis intervention. Participates in activities to integrate service delivery throughout the Division of Psychiatry, i.e., committees, teams, meetings, etc.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Psychological Counseling, Healthcare Industry, Health Care Policy And Ethics Compliance, Behavioral Therapy Management, Assessment And Diagnosis, Patient Rights, Psychotherapy, Team Player
Master's Degree in Social Work -Required
Minimum of 3 years Related work experience -Required
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Social Worker
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.