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Psychotherapist II $5k Sign On Bonus

Location Rockville, Maryland Job Number 994584 Date posted 09/06/2021
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To be responsible for evaluation, treatment planning, referral, care management, individual follow-up, and group therapy based on clinical evaluations of targeted populations; and acts as a consultant and liaison to physicians and clinical staff as well as outside agencies.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes mental status and psychosocial assessment of members.

  • Provides individual and group psychotherapy and classes, in person and through telemedicine, implementing goal specific and measurable treatment plans.

  • Evaluates, counsels and refers members to more appropriate mental health provider(s) or to community resources when indicated.

  • Provides urgent care and crisis intervention as indicated

  • Provides more specialized treatment modalities when qualified by special training

  • Consults regularly with psychiatrists on member care

  • Communicates with Behavioral Health colleagues, Primary Care providers, and other Kaiser Permanente providers and agencies as needed to facilitate integrative care

  • Prepares and submits reports on mental health activities requested

  • Participates in staff development meetings and in quality of care activities on a regular basis

  • Manages panel and practice management within departmental guidelines

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

This position is for SG-Adult Outpatient.  Backfill for Andrea Quismorio.   The position requires (2) evenings per week


Basic Qualifications:



  • Minimum five (5) years of Post Masters clinical experience in mental health required

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience providing individual and group therapy required

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience providing urgent care or crisis intervention required

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience providing CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) required.



  • Masters degree in social work or counseling required


License, Certification, Registration

  • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.

  • Clinical Professional Counselor License (Maryland) within 12 months of hire OR Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Certified (Maryland) within 12 months of hire

  • Professional Counselor License (Virginia) within 12 months of hire OR Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Virginia) within 12 months of hire OR Social Worker License (Virginia) within 12 months of hire

  • Licensed Social Worker (District of Columbia) within 12 months of hire OR Independent Clinical Social Worker License (District of Columbia) within 12 months of hire OR Professional Counselor License (District of Columbia) within 12 months of hire

  • National Provider Identifier required at hire

  • Basic Life Support required at hire from American Heart Association


Additional Requirements:

  • Enrollment in PECOS within 90 days of hire required.

  • Able to rapidly adapt to change

  • Treatment planning expertise.

  • Strong assessment and diagnostic skills.

  • Strong individual and group therapy skills.

  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required.

  • Customer focus and strong ability to function as a team member.

  • Efficient and effective practice management in a fast-paced clinical setting.

  • Must complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training within 6 months of hire date.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) preferred

  • Experience working with Eating Disorder, OCD, and / or Borderline Personality Disorder Populations preferred.

Primary Location: Maryland,Rockville,Shady Grove Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 07:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M38|UFCW|Local 400 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Shady Grove Medical Center - Mental Health/Psychiatry - 1808 Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.