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 full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Position requires applicant work 1 weekend day per week (either Saturday or Sunday).
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. The position is located at 4444 Forest Park. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
To provide clinical services and case management within both clinical and research programs that provide psychiatric support to high risk and affected families.�
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with initial evaluations as part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team and assist in developing treatment plans. Provide case management and facilitate referrals as appropriate for affected families. Maintain an updated directory of local and regional supportive resources.
Provide weekly group based intervention for social skills amongst adolescents and their caregivers within the Autism Clinical Center.
Work as a key member of a research team within the Social Development Studies lab which aims to ameliorate barriers to evaluation and therapeutic intervention for minority children by engaging in recruitment efforts, offering resource referral, and conducting and documenting follow up calls.
Serve as a key member of teams which work towards the prevention of child maltreatment recidivism in both the Synchrony and SURROUND projects by providing clinically sensitive recruitment and care coordination services.
Complete all required documentation regarding clinical mental health involvement for children and their parents. Generate case notes and documentation within an electronic medical record environment when providing services to clients.
Participate in various meetings (e.g. staff development, staff meetings, etc.) for the purpose of sharing information and/or improving skills and knowledge.� Attend required certification trainings as required by licensure and program needs.
Master’s degree in Social Work required.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
Licensed or provisionally licensed in the state of MO.
Experience working with families and children with autism, experience working with groups, experience conducting assessments and developmental screenings, and possess interactive communication skills with the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting.�
Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, the ability to work independently and to handle confidential material.
Ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence while working with families and children who have experienced trauma.
Knowledge and experience utilizing evidence based practice interventions.
PC based computer system skills.
The hiring range for this position is $47,112 - $60,080 annually.
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.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
HR website (hr.wustl.edu)
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.
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