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Psychotherapist: Psychiatry Consulting Service

OSF Healthcare

Job description


The Psychotherapist Psychiatry Consultant serves patients of all ages who are admitted to the Emergency Department or the Medical Center and are experiencing acute psychiatric problems, such as suicidality and homicidality or self harming behaviors, as well as other psychiatric symptoms which could result in the diagnosis of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, thought disorders and other disorders as defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Provides patient assessment and diagnosis, crisis intervention and stabilization, psychiatric consultation and coordination/collaboration with on-call psychiatrist(s) and/or attending physicians, counseling services, and assures appropriate referrals, resources and continuum of care through follow up visits for in-house patients as appropriate.



Education: Masters

Licenses/Certifications: Current state licensure as a LCPC or LCSW.

Experience: Three years of Psychotherapist experience.

Other skills/knowledge:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Solid computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft software.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to be detail oriented.



Experience: ​Working knowledge of trauma, including effects of trauma, types of trauma, key elements of working with trauma and evidence-based treatment approaches.

License/Certifications: American Heart Association HealthCare Provider BLS

Other requirements/information: ​Ability to independently diagnose and assess, accurately complying with criteria from the DSM-5.




Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.


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