Psychiatric Therapist

Maryland, United States
28 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range: $43,871-$60,000
Employee group: Casual/On Call
Schedule: Flexible      
Employee subgroup: Exempt
Department name: School of Medicine       
Personnel area: Psychiatry

General summary/purpose:

Will assist with and be a primary field staff member for development of community-based mental health interventions; work likely to extend from the fall-winter of 2017 through spring 2019.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Review literature and (formal and “gray area”) and develop summaries of relevant articles and materials
  • Help to identify key informants and focus group participants for needs assessment and intervention adaptation steps in projects
  • Help conduct interviews and focus groups, including leading discussions, creating summaries, creating transcriptions, coding and preliminary analysis
  • Write initial drafts of work plans, training manuals, reports, and other project-related documents
  • Serve as link between project staff and field work sites including planning meetings
  • Maintain program records in a manner consistent with good research practice (including assuring data security and confidentiality)
  • May involve pilot testing training materials for community-based interventions

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or an equivalent organization approved by the Council on Social Work Education. LCPC as well.
  • Minimum three (3) or more years’ experience, preferably working and delivering ongoing care to identified population in primary care or acute hospital setting.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: 

  • Current Social Work Licensure in State of Maryland- LCSW-C, required and must maintain license throughout duration of employment.
  • Valid Maryland driver’s license with less than 2 points.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  1. Spanish language fluency
  2. Experience conducting qualitative research including recruiting, consenting, interviewing participants.
  3. Experience with mental health treatment programs
  4. Familiarity with mental health problems common among Latin American immigrants
  5. Familiarity with mental health services systems
  6. High level of interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with a multidisciplinary treatment staff.
  7. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

  • Computers, general office and communication equipment.
  • Regularly utilizes EPIC and other information systems to perform daily duties and document care.