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Marriage & Family Therapist - Licensed, Outpatient Behavioral Health, SGH

Job ID 113013 Date Posted 10/09/2021
La Mesa, California
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Outpatient Behavioral Health
  • Day Job
  • Part-Time
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Responsibilities

Summary
The Marriage and Family Therapist - Licensed assists patients and families with behavioral health and environmental resources to reach the maximum level of functioning during the current episode of care. This position is responsible for conducting behavioral health psychosocial assessments and clinical interventions, inclusive of individual, group, and family therapy in the partial hospitalization and structured outpatient programs. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team, coordinates patient care and provides case management for assigned patients.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County

Hours
Part-Time (.5) Position. 8-hour day shift; no weekends

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work or Psychology from an accredited graduate program
  • Current unencumbered State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association
  • One year of experience in a behavioral health setting
  • Able to document clearly and precisely (documentation to include but is not limited to psycho-social assessments, treatment plans, group notes, treatment updates and progress notes)
  • Excellent clinical and communication skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Three years’ experience in a behavioral health setting
  • Experience in an outpatient mental health setting
  • Acute/psychiatric hospital experience, discharge planning/case management experience

Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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