The Licensed Psych Social Worker is responsible for conducting behavioral health psychosocial assessments and clinical interventions, inclusive of individual, group, and family therapy. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team, the Psych Social Worker coordinates patient care and provides case management for assigned patients under clinical supervision.
Sharp Mesa Vista’s Senior Intensive Outpatient Program is designed for older adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, addiction or other mental health disorders.
Our experienced caregivers, who specialize in geriatric psychiatric addictions, use an educational approach to help seniors manage symptoms and prevent relapse.
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.
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.
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Per Diem - Variable 8-hour shift; Monday-Friday
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Master’s Degree in Social Work
- California BBS Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Current BLS for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association
- One year of experience in a behavioral health setting
- Experience working with the senior population
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Three years of experience in a behavioral health setting
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy knowledge
- Acute/ psychiatric hospital experience
- Discharge planning/case management experience