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Mental Health Therapist II

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:MPHS-Mills-Peninsula Medical CenterPosition Overview: -Provides psychosocial assessment, individual/group treatment, family therapy, discharge and aftercare planning to patients and their families for mental health recovery. Develops ways of mitigating obstacles affecting care plan implementation and success. Competency in delivering services and treatments based of recovery-oriented services, family systems, and evidenced based treatments. Provides consultation and training on psychosocial aspects of care as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Provides emotional support and education for staff. Serves as a liaison to community programs and develop strategic partnerships to enhance aftercare plans of patients and their families.Job Description:EDUCATION
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
Master's: social Work, counseling, or related field.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Clinical skills in psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, counseling, interdisciplinary collaboration and linkage with resources.
Knowledgeable in child, adolescent, adult and geriatric psychopathology as well as psychiatric interventions.
Knowledgeable with psychiatric, psychosocial and legal issues and substance misuse/abuse and chemical dependency assessment and treatment, understanding of current insurance benefits and restrictions in the area of mental health, knowledgeable of DSM-IV-TR, family systems therapy and crisis intervention models.
Knowledge of child, elder and dependent adult abuse and domestic violence reporting requirements and other significant regulations affecting clinical social work practice (e.g. Tarasoff, patient-psychotherapist privilege).
Knowledge of suicidal behavior and homicidal, and the skills necessary to assess lethality, and to develop appropriate treatment plans.
Knowledge and understanding of human behavior and communication, psychotherapy, case management, and the influence of cultural and spiritual values in social work practice.
Knowledge and skills necessary to provide psychosocial care appropriate to the age-specific needs of children, adolescents, adults and elders.
Knowledge of recovery-oriented services, family systems, and evidenced based treatments (e.g., Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interview, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention, etc.).
Must demonstrate interpersonal and organizational skills, to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities and competing demands.Able to work weekends if needed.
-Job Shift:DaysSchedule:Full TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, WednesdayWeekend Requirements:Rotating WeekendsBenefits:YesUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:40Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

Keywords: Sutter Health, Santa Clara , Mental Health Therapist II, Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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