MUSCP - Licensed Social Worker (LISW)/Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) - Psychiatry: Women's Reproductive Health Program (WRBH)
Medical University of South Carolina
- Charleston, South Carolina
- Human Services
- Clinical & Research Support Services
- Full Time
Job Description SummaryWe are seeking to hire a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) who has met education and examination requirements by the South Carolina LLR to practice under supervision. The candidate will receive supervision provided by a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS), necessary to obtain independent licensure (LPC). The candidate will work with their supervisor and collaboratively within an integrated behavioral health program and provide evidence-based psychotherapies to pregnant and postpartum women with mental health and substance use disorders. The position entails providing psychotherapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and Relapse Prevention, as appropriate, to peripartum women with mental health and substance use disorders. The candidate may also provide brief supportive therapy and therapy for perinatal grief and loss. Services are provided in-person or via telemedicine. The candidate is responsible for communicating with the mental health, obstetric and/or pediatric providers to ensure care is coordinated and treatment plans are communicated effectively to all involved providers.
EntityUniversity Medical Associates (UMA) Only Employees and Financials
Cost CenterCC001043 COM PSYCH Brain & Women's Health CC
Pay Rate TypeSalary
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Entity/Organization: MUSC Physicians Primary Care (MUSCP)
Hours per week: 40
Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: TBD Upon Hire
Pay Basis/FLSA: Salary/Exempt
Job Purpose: The purpose of this position is for the candidate to receive the necessary supervision that will allow them to practice independently, and includes extensive experience working in an integrated behavioral health program and provide evidence-based psychotherapies to pregnant and postpartum women with mental health and substance use disorders in order to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with these conditions. Candidate will be a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and will be working to become a Licensed Professor Counselor (LPC).
- 35% - Comply with supervision requirements and provide individual evidence-based psychotherapies primarily in an outpatient setting in-person or via telemedicine. Provide group-based evidence-based psychotherapies primarily in an outpatient setting in-person or via telemedicine.
- 35% - Coordinate care and effectively communicate treatment and treatment plans with other healthcare providers (i.e., Ob/Gyns, Pediatricians, other mental health and substance use disorder providers). Attend relevant team meetings and conferences.
- 20% - May be asked to assist with conducting brief assessments, motivational interviewing and arranging mental health and substance use disorder treatment.
- 10% - May be asked to provide therapy on inpatient services for peripartum women.
Education and Work Experience: Masters Degree and LPCA licensure is required. Prior experience delivering evidence-based therapies for mental health and substance use disorders is required. Spanish speaking therapist is not required, but preferable. Prior work within integrated behavioral health care models, facilitating groups, and/or work with peripartum women is ideal.
Degree of Supervision: Provider will be practicing independently under a LPCS supervisor in program.
Licensures, Registrations, Certifications: LPCA
Physical Requirements: Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36” to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.
Additional Job DescriptionEducation: Bachelors Degree or equivalent Work Experience: 2-4 years
If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!
The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.
Medical University of South Carolina participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees