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Marriage and Family Therapist

Job ID 85592 Date posted 01/20/2018
  • Facility: Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: COG/DBT OP
  • Category: Counseling Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: 8:30 AM
  • Shift End Time: 5 PM
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8-hour day shift: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; no weekends
This is a Per Diem Position
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology or related field 
  • Current California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Current BLS certification for HealthCare Providers
  • Three years recent experience in a psychiatric setting
  • Ability to work closely with an interdisciplinary treatment team
  • 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 
  • Basic computer knowledge
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Recent experience with the CBT model
  • Extensive DBT training

Summary
The Marriage and Family Therapist will act as the primary Therapist facilitating group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy and case management.

The Cognitive Treatment Program at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital is a highly intensive treatment program that treats adults and older adults experiencing depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder. The program offers a support therapeutic setting for patients experiencing significant disruption in daily living and takes a short term, group-oriented, cognitive-behavior approach.

As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 250 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1963, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.

Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.

Essential Physical Requirements May Include:
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation/Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Driving
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Push/Pull up to 10 pounds
  • Carry up to 10 pounds
  • Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
    Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
    Keywords: Marriage and Family Therapist, CBT, DBT, MFT, LMFT, counseling, psychology, COG

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