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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Social Worker - Behavioral Health, Outpatient in Orange, California

Advance your career working at a Magnet recognized hospital known for clinical quality and patient safety. Our team is looking for an experienced Social Worker to join our Outpatient Behavioral Health department at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange. This is a part-time, 8-hour day shift position with 80 hours in a biweekly pay period.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Utilize knowledge of psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment and community resources in planning for the treatment of patients in various Behavioral Health Services programs.

  • Organize and lead groups and individual therapy sessions to meet the treatment needs of Behavioral Health Services patients.

  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy to all patients, staff, physicians and visitors.

  • Be a positive ambassador for the program to the rest of the Hospital and the Community.

  • Actively partner with supervisor to resolve problems until the best outcome is reached.

  • Participate in all required Hospital initiatives including mandatory training and certification, etc.

  • Demonstrate behaviors that exemplify the values and mission of St. Joseph Hospital.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements for behavioral health and substance use disorders.

Qualifications and Skills needed for this role:

Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree, PsyD, or PhD in Psychology.

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) license, or licensed Clinical Psychologist.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers.

  • Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) certification (required within 90 days of hire).

  • Ability to access and evaluate community resources to meet patient's needs.

  • Knowledge of psychiatric/chemical dependency treatment modalities.

  • Knowledge of community housing and treatment resources for purposes of providing.

  • Ability to facilitate a variety of process oriented or didactic therapeutic groups.

  • Ability to function independently, assume assignments of the program and actively participate in the team process.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with treatment team.

  • Working knowledge of LPS mental health law and how to access these services for patients.

  • Understanding of expectations of the Office of Patients’ Rights.

  • Understanding of HIPAA requirements for mental health services.

  • Knowledge and understanding of DMH, Policy, Title 22 and TJC regulations.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure due to changing priorities, interruptions, high and low census, payer demands, and discharge planning demands.

  • Computer knowledge.

  • Ability to support and encourage positive working relationships within the department and across departments.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience supporting an acute, psychiatric service in a hospital setting.

  • Two or more years in a position that required participation on an Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.

About the department you will serve:

Our Behavioral Health Outpatient unit consists of all licensed professionals who operate very independently and autonomously but also come together as a team to collaborate in teamwork situations and patient care. We are looking for a licensed therapist with excellent clinical skills who enjoys the group therapy setting. This position will require good social skills and compassion toward patients. The ideal candidate will encompass excellent communication, both verbal and written, and facilitates care along a continuum through effective resource coordination.

Comprehensive Range of Benefits:

Professional Advancement: Individual career development plans, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating managers

Health: Medical - Cigna HMO and POS plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, Employee Assistance

Program Wellness: Retirement – 401(K), Paid-Time Off - Based on employment status of FT, PT, PD and years of service, Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, optional Pre-Paid Legal Plan

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Dignity. Service. Excellence. Justice. These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting. As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community. The most important result: employee engagement. We are proud of our dedicated employees practicing our core values. Because of them, the St. Joseph Health System was awarded the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award for three consecutive years. Only 12 organizations in the world received this distinguished accolade, which recognizes fully engaged workplaces.

Clinical Excellence: When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteemed recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care. A haven that feels like home. St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings. Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital! St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Category: Social Work

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