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University of Rochester Mental Health Therapist - 226391 in Rochester, New York

Mental Health Therapist Job ID 226391

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Psychiatry SMH Child/Asoles


8 AM-5 PM


Position Summary:

Subscribes to the Department’s goal of creating a culturally competent environment by treating patients/families, trainees, research subjects and co-workers in a sensitive and caring manner with appropriate attention to cultural differences. Participates in available events and trainings.

Direct Clinical Service:

Conducts initial assessment and diagnostic evaluations of identified patients and their families as appropriate.

Designs appropriate therapeutic treatment plans with clearly defined therapeutic goals.

Conducts evidence-informed treatment with patients and families.

Collaborates with outpatient team members to provide coordinated care.

Completes all required clinical documentation.

Assesses successful completion of therapeutic goals and plans termination of therapy accordingly.

Meets minimum target for units of service set by service director.

Liaison Responsibilities:

Collaborates with referral sources and other professionals both internal and external throughout patient care activities.

Mobilizes family and natural support networks when necessary.

Establishes and regularly maintains cooperative working relationships with community and health care agencies, as well as professional and administrative staff of the Medical Center and University.

Additional Professional Responsibilities:

Maintains professional CEU requirements by reading, attending seminars, workshops and conferences.

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Attends weekly clinical/training/supervision meetings.

Participates in Departmental and programmatic diversity presentations and meets annual training expectations on diversity.

Demonstrates commitment to the mission of the Department of Psychiatry and University by modeling honesty and integrity.

Personally committed to understanding and meeting the unique needs of external and internal customers.

Contributes to the vision and mission of the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Division.

Maintains a thorough knowledge of Department of Psychiatry, Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Outpatient Services policies and procedures.

Coordinates with support staff regarding patient scheduling, fees, and insurance issues. Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited program with major course work in mental health counseling and relevant experience working with children and adolescents with behavioral health concerns. NYS licensure preferred or limited permit eligible; if licensure has not been obtained upon employment, the individual has 36 months to obtain and maintain NYS licensure.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled