Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is part-time and works approximately 20 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. The position is located at Northwest Tower and St. Louis Children's Hospital. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. The position is located at multiple sites within the Washington University Medical Center.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide screening and psychoeducation on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) for patients with children ranging in ages 0-5 in the Children’s Neurology units, and in other clinical settings.
Screen, using standardized screening tools, for PMADs, Substance Abuse and Trauma history and provide support and care coordination in response, as needed.
Provide case management for patients who need referrals to outside community resources for things like financial aid, in-home therapy, in-home nursing or parenting support, or mental health services in the patients home-town (for those not native to the area).
Schedule and provide brief psychotherapy and supportive therapeutic interventions to women who have young children who are being followed by the Neurology team at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Follow-up with these patients via telephone.
Participate in program development for the Perinatal Behavioral Health Service.
Identify and refer patients as needed to behavioral health clinics and community social services.
Develop various documents (e.g. instructional materials, case notes within an electronic medical record environment, spreadsheet to track patient referrals and contacts etc.) for the purpose of providing resources for patients and documenting services.
Participates in various meetings (e.g. staff development, staff meetings, supervision, clinical case discussions etc.) for the purpose of sharing information and/or improving one’s skills and knowledge.
Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
Attend required certification trainings as required by licensure and program needs.
Other duties as assigned by Program Director and Program Coordinator.
Equivalent of Master’s degree in Social Work.
AAMFT, ASLPC, LCSW, LPC, CPC or licensed Psychologist required.
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with experience working with women with mental health symptoms, particularly perinatal depression, and or with families who have medically complicated babies.
Training in and experience utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy is preferred.
They will possess the ability to work with women from diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds, knowledge and experience utilizing evidence based practice interventions, and a level of interest in contributing to the scientific knowledge base in a research environment.
They will have interactive communication skills with ability to work in a multidisciplinary team setting, along with effective interpersonal, organizational, and PC based computer system skills.
Experience working in a hospital setting is beneficial. Willingness to provide care in flexible, unstructured settings is necessary.
Prior experience in counseling/ therapeutic interventions, including familiarity with DSM highly preferred.
The hiring range for this position is $24.16 - $30.81 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
The Department of Psychiatry has been at the forefront of psychiatric care for decades. Members of our faculty were among the first to champion the medical model of psychiatry and view psychiatric dysfunction as an interaction between genes and environment. The department and its faculty continue to be in the vanguard of both the study and treatment of mental illness. In order to prepare for the future, the department also devotes a significant amount of time and effort to the training of the next generation of clinicians and researchers. We provide training at the medical student, residency, fellowship, pre, and postdoctoral levels. We invite you to visit our site to learn more about our history, the faculty, and what we do to increase our understanding of nervous system function and improve the treatment of mental disorders.
This position is eligible for part-time benefits.� Please visit our website at hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Travel between offices on the medical school campus will be necessary.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C11.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.