Clinical Psychiatric Specialist - Penn State Health Medical Group - Psychiatry

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days
Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p





The Academic Practice Division of Penn State Health Medical Group is seeking a full-time, clinically licensed behavioral health therapies for their Telephonic Psychiatric Consultation Services Program (TiPS). This position provides collaborative care services within pediatric primary care office, outpatient therapy site and hospital consultation team. Along with the understanding of the developmental milestones of children and youth, the candidate should have specialized therapeutic skills and experienced clinical judgement while providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents and their families.  Conducting psychological assessments, utilizing evidence-based therapies, developing treatment and discharge plans as well as case management skills are also responsibilities of the role.  The position will include conducting individual and group therapy.  Evaluations will be conducted for a variety of reasons, such as suicidality and self-harm, and therapy intervention focuses include ADHD, depression and anxiety disorders, parent/child conflicts and school-based concerns. The candidate must have a strong commitment to collaboration in providing comprehensive, patient-centered, whole person care in the setting of an interdisciplinary team.





Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field with 1-2 years of experience in the treatment of psychiatric patients.





Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)




If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a generaloutline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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Union: Non Bargained