Kettering Health Network

  • Psychotherapist - Kettering Physician Network

    Posted Date 2 years ago(8/18/2017 2:02 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Category
    Advanced Practice Provider
    Job Type
    First Shift
    # of Openings
    Shift Time
    80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0
  • Overview

    Identification and assessment of patients and families who have social, psychological and/or environmental needs related to the impact of admission, diagnosis, treatment, or discharge.  Essential duties include, but not limited to, interviewing patients and families, developing plans for intervention addressing agreed upon priorities, synchronizing discharge of patient with delivery of home services, referral of patients to needed community resources, and assisting patients/families in improving or restoring their capacity for social functioning.


    Use a proactive approach to facilitate discharge planning through unit huddle management and collaboration with the care team.  Ensures discharge needs are met and understood and post-acute care components are understood. Weekend and holiday shift rotation required of most positions.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Educational Requirements:

     Requires a Master’s degree in Social Work or related field. (M.S, PCC, LPCC, or LISW) with Ohio license required. 


    Experience Required:

    • Knowledge of mental health disorders and psychotherapeutic treatment interventions.
    • Clinical experience in health care setting and/or community agencies
    • Awareness of developmental needs over the age span of infant to elder required.
    • Ability to work well in multidisciplinary and independent settings.
    • Ability to communicate verbally and through the use of writing skills.
    • Ability to coordinate work effectively with other hospital disciplines.
    • Ability to recognize and understand the dynamics of individuals from diverse populations.
    • Ability to solve problems through the analysis of information.
    • Ability to network with community agencies
    • Ability to provide education to the community and/or medical setting regarding social issues.
    • Competent with computer programs and electronic medical record


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