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Pediatric Psychotherapist - Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics of the Carolinas - Concord - FT

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Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 64474
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Specialty: Development Pediatrics
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Mon-Thur 8a to 6p
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 27301025633177-Pediatric Clinic


Job Summary

Provides out-pt mental health services to kids/teens with developmental and behavioral issues.  Provides diagnostic assessment and direct treatment by individual, family, and group psychotherapy.  

Essential Functions

  • Develops, implements and evaluates patient care according to identified needs.
  • Manages clients in crisis utilizing appropriate therapeutic skills and assessment techniques.
  • Writes appropriate treatment plans according to patient diagnosis, age and clinical presentation. Writes appropriate discharge plans based on individual needs of client and follows through with termination process.
  • Collaborates with appropriate guardians and community agencies to insure effective service delivery.
  • Completes patient care assignments with attention to detail and accuracy. Provides accurate and consistent documentation of patient care/response in the medical record. Completes accurate and timely billing information.
  • Designs, plans, implements effective patient education.
  • Maintains open lines of communication, collaborates with healthcare team for patient outcome.


Physical Requirements

Works in patient care area of an office setting and conference areas with exposure to potentially combative and hostile patients. Work requires coordinating and communicating with other staff persons in various disciplines and agencies.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Master's degree in a relevant human services field such as Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy from an accredited school of graduate education required. Full licensure in NC required. 2 years clinical experience required. CPI and CPR training required for psychotherapist working in inpatient psychiatric setting. Experience with PCIT or triple P a plus and experience with nuerobehavior disorders a plus