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Psych Social Worker - Unlicensed, Dual Recovery Services, SMVH

Job ID: 109687 Date posted: May 04, 2021

  • Sharp Mesa Vista
  • Dual Recovery Services
  • Counseling Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem


The Unlicensed 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. 

The Dual Recovery Partial Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Program at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital treats patients with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The program involves a combination of psycho-educational and behavioral treatment approaches and integrates treatment for both chemical dependency and mental health issues. Clinicians are cross-trained in the principles of mental health and addiction. Different levels of treatment accommodate the individual needs of the dually diagnosed patients. A team of highly dedicated professionals to provide the highest quality patient care.
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
8-hour shift; 8:00 am -4:30 pm
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW)
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association
  • One year of experience in a behavioral health setting
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Acute psychiatric hospital experience
  • Discharge planning/case management experience

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