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Psych Social Worker - Licensed, Adult Outpatient-East County, SMVH $5K sign-on bonus

Job ID 114650 Date Posted 11/17/2021
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Mesa Vista
  • Adult Outpatient - East County
  • Day Job
  • Part-Time
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About Us 

Sharp Mesa Vista is the largest behavior health care provider in San Diego. Our mission is to be the best place to work, best place to practice medicine and the best place to receive care. To meet this goal we are committed to providing high quality and evidence based treatment meeting the mental health needs of our community.  

About the Role 

We are seeking a Licensed Clinician who is aligned with Sharp’s vision and mission and is excited to enter a fast-paced hospital-based outpatient treatment clinic. You will be a valued member of an interdisciplinary team providing high quality care to a caseload of clients impacted by mood disorders, difficult life experiences and substance use.   

You will get the opportunity to facilitate group therapy using evidence-based materials based upon DBT skills, collaborate with care partners and treatment providers. You will conceptualize individual plans of care, use data to determine treatment outcomes and participate in weekly treatment teams. This role will hone your clinical skillset for sure. 

About You 

  • Committed to delivering exceptional quality work 
  • Believe the best work is achieved in a team 
  • Efficient in managing your responsibilities 
  • Passionate about helping others 
  • Outcome-oriented 

You’ll be successful if you 

  • You have an active LCSW license 
  • Have at least three years of clinical experience treating individuals in a behavioral health setting  
  • Experience working in an Intensive Outpatient or Partial Hospital program 
  • Are comfortable in practicing with evidence-based psychotherapies, primarily DBT skills 
  • Interested in incorporating measures in your treatment to monitor progress and treatment outcomes 
  • Maintain stellar professional boundaries while being empathetic

More about our benefits 

  • Competitive salaries 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision insurance coverage 
  • Annual education stipend supporting ongoing professional growth such as CEUs 
  • PTO and Extended Sick Leave 
  • Matching 401k and flex spending accounts available 
  • Access to Sharp Best Health resources and wellness tools 

**Qualified candidates may be eligible for a $5K sign-on bonus**

**Employees may be eligible for a $1K referral bonus**


This position is located in El Cajon


Part-time (0.8 FTE) 8-hour shift; 8:00 am -4:30 pm


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Current State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences LCSW License
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association
  • One year of experience in a behavioral health setting



Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Three years of experience in a behavioral health setting
  • Acute psychiatric hospital experience
  • Experience treating patients struggling with thought disorders
  • Experience in an intensive outpatient mental health setting


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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