Licensed Clinical Therapist Job

Job Number: LPG16398

Job Title: Licensed Clinical Therapist

Department: RIH Dept of Psych E Greenwich - 8053334

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - East Providence

Location: East Providence, RI

Master’s degree in Social Work and licensed through the RI Department of Health as a L.I.C.S.W. Will consider Licensed Mental Health Counselor with equivalent experience.
Must be eligible for credentialing to provide independent psychotherapy, both individual and family.

Training and experience necessary to address the specific needs of the patients served in assigned area of responsibility; this includes issues relating to age and stage of development and their particular special needs and cultural patterns of the patient populations being served.

Analytical and therapy skills necessary to evaluate patients, develop treatment plans, initiate therapy and evaluate results. Ability to effectively interact with patients, families, medical staff and outside agencies in providing services.


EXPERIENCE:

At least one year of clinical experience in the geriatric setting, especially in the context of dementia patients.


Reporting to the Director of Psychiatry, the Licensed Clinical Therapist (L.I.C.S.W.) evaluates, diagnoses and treats a wide range of psycho-social problems, applying individual clinical social work skills in order to assist patients and their families in the resolution of personal and environmental problems, attributable to mental or physical illness, which prevent them from achieving their highest level of psycho-social functioning. The primary focus of this role will be treating geriatric outpatients.