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Pediatric Inpatient Psychotherapist - Levine Children's Hospital (Charlotte, NC)

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 41366
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Specialty: Psychology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030431-Nursing-LCH 3K
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd


About the Team:

If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite qualified Psychotherapists to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Pediatric Psychology team at Atrium Health Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC. Our team currently consists of 7 Psychologist and an excellent clinical support team.

All kids deserve the chance to feel like kids. For children with medically complex conditions, it’s not always easy. Atrium Health Levine Children’s pediatric psychologists help patients with complex medical conditions and their families to understand how patients can be feeling emotionally and why they might face challenges at home or school. Then we help them find healthy ways to cope, so they can feel and be their very best. We are excited to announce a new Inpatient Psychotherapist role to our team.

Position Overview:

  • Works collaboratively with medical director and colleagues to develop and advance system and division goals
  • Works collaboratively with inpatient unit team to create, schedule and carry out therapeutic programming for patients on the unit
  • Develops, implements, evaluates, and documents patient care and education according to identified needs
  • Writes appropriate treatment plans according to patient diagnosis, age and clinical presentation
  • Collaborates with appropriate guardians and community agencies to insure effective service delivery
  • Working hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 ( with flexibility as this is an inpatient unit)

Position Requirements:

  • Master's degree in a relevant human services field such as Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology from an accredited school of graduate education required
  • Licensed or license-eligible in NC with one of the following licenses:
    • LCSW
    • LMFT
    • LCMHC
    • LPA
  • Experience working with children and adolescents with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses such as:  depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, and trauma.
  • Inpatient psychiatric experience preferred
  • Minimal 2 years of experience

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (236 beds), located on the campus of Carolinas Medical Center, treats more pediatric patients per day than any other hospital in North Carolina. Last year alone, as a referral center for pediatric trauma and pediatric surgical services, patients traveled from 19 countries and across the US to receive care from Levine Children’s Hospital.  LCH has repeatedly been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, most recently in eight pediatric specialties for 2022-2023.

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.