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Clinician - PHIICAPS

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Job ID: 177315
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Days

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


    In collaboration with Mental Health Worker team member, Clinician provides community-based therapeutic services and case management for children ages 4-19 with severe emotional disturbance (SED) who are at high risk of hospitalization, juvenile justice involvement and foster care placement. The Clinician also provides case management and therapeutic services for their caregivers and family members and collaborates with MHW in family therapy sessions. Clinicians are responsible for guiding the therapeutic treatment and writing all assessments, monthly treatment plans, and discharge summaries. Services include meeting and liaising with school personnel, mental health treaters, medical providers, DHS/CUA, and other providers. Travel to client homes, schools, hospitals, residential treatment facilities (RTFs) and other community sites is required. Clinicians also regularly provide crisis response services to support families in de-escalating and achieving safety. Each PHIICAPS team typically provides service to eight children and their families averaging of 4-5 hours working with each family every week. Paid after-hours on-call responsibilities are included in the PHIICAPS model. The standard schedule for Mental Health Workers and Clinicians is 11a-7p, M-F, but flexibility is required to meet clients’ scheduling and safety needs outside of those hours.

      Education or Equivalent Experience: High school diploma or GED required. Master’s degree in related field (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, etc) with 2-3 years of experience working with children and/or adolescents is required. Training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) and/or other Evidence-Based Treatment for Child is preferred.

        We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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        We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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