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Requisition Number::  76828
Date:  Feb 1, 2021

Durham, NC, US, 27710


Job Title: Mind Body Therapist


Duke Integrative Medicine, a multidisciplinary clinic that takes a whole-person, patient-centered approach to healthcare, is seeking a Mind Body Therapist for their dynamic clinical environment.

Candidate should value the mind-body connection, be passionate about helping to promote optimal wellness of body and mind, and have expertise in both traditional approaches(such as CBT), as well as non-traditional tools such as EMDR, mindfulness-based therapies, hypnotherapy, and/or other expressive or holistic-based approaches.  


Occupational Summary
Level I Provide psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, and treatment,as well as discharge planning to and consultationabout patients andfamilies to assist them and the health care team in coping with patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse disorders.Level II Function in a supervisory role as a team leader in addition to the duties and responsibilities of Level I.


Work Performed
Level I

  • Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or lifesituation.
  • Formulate, develop, and implement a comprehensive psychosocial treatment plan utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and interventions.
  • Interventions may include crisis intervention, brief and long-term individual, marital, family and/orgroup therapies as well as grief and bereavement work.
  • Screen,identify, diagnose using DSM nomenclature, treat andmanage mental health and/or substance abuse problems in patients and family members.
  • Provide training to other health care professionals in same.
  • May perform these functions independently or as part of a team.
  • Assist with screening, identification, diagnosis, managementand treatment of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, rape,etc.
  • Provide training to other health care professionals insame.
  • May participate in on-call or after hours coverage.
  • Provide consultative services to health care teammemberswithin scope of care definitions as needed.
  • Maintain aworking knowledg eof relevant medical/legal issues that impact onpatient care, e.g., advance directives, child and elder abuse.
  • Provide education to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's diagnosis, illness, treatment and/or life situation.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary healthcare teams and provide leadership in representing clinical social work perspective/liaison with patient and family.
  • Provide teaching and training for students, staff, and faculty from social work and other disciplines.
  • Contribute to the academic mission of the medical center and health system by participating in academic activities such as committees, conferences, publications, teaching andresearch.
  • Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources.
  • Arrange, procure, andcoordinatepatient/family pre and post hospital needs.
  • Knowledgeof hospital,medicalcenter and/or health system resources to accessand provide forpatient care needs.
  • Document assessment, plan, interactions, and interventions according to departmental, hospitaland/or health system guidelines and standards.
  • Maintain records and statistics in accordance with department, hospital, medical center and/or health system policies.
  • Attend and participate in staff,committee, department, and other administrative meetings.
  • Participate in department, hospital, medical center,and/or health system continuous quality improvement efforts.
  • Participate in regular supervisory conferences; keep current with social work and health care developments and seek to increase further enhancement of job related knowledge.

Level II

  • Perform all of the duties and responsibilities of Level I.
  • Provide clinical andadministrative supervision for social workers and clinical social workers on the team.
  • Lead team meetings and manage coverage.
  • Participate in hiring and performance management processes.


Required Qualifications at this Level

Level I and Level II

Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work .


Level I

Two year of post internship social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency. Two years recent post master's experience in a clinical setting preferred.


Level II

Same as Level I plus five years post master's experience in a health care or social service agency. Experience in leadership and supervising.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Level I

  • Adherence to the practice standards andethical guidelines of NASW and the NC Certification Board for Social Work.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A solid knowledgeof clinicalsocial work practice.
  • Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counseling skills with expertise inmental health and substance abuse areas; familiar with psychopathology and with range of therapeutic interventions including psychopharmocotherapy; and if working independently,mustknow when to refer for further medical assessment.
  • Ability to work effectively and autonomously in a self directed role.
  • Highly collaborative withstrong interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Ability toprioritize multiple work assignments and manage time efficiently.
  • Flexibility in accepting diverse work assignments and managing stressrelated to change.
  • Basic computer skills

Level II

  • Same as Level I plus strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Abilityto resolve/manage conflict.
  • Ability to help implement departmental,hospital and/or DUHS initiatives.


Level Characteristics

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

Licensed Clinical Social Work In North Carolina


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