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Associate Therapist - Psychiatric Counselor Per Diem

Company: Kaiser
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Provides supervised clinical social work services to adults, children and families with emotional and/or social problems utilizing established psychotherapeutic techniques in both inpatient and outpatient settings; consults and collaborates with members of the patients family and other health care professionals. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Under general supervision of the Chief of Service, Psychiatry. Specific supervision to be provided by appropriate licensed administrative staff.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under supervision and referring to and utilizing licensed staff for appropriate decisions when necessary: 1. Conducts initial interviews with member by eliciting and understanding the psychological and social meaning of complaints, symptoms, current and past history, to determine the nature and urgency of members need. 2. Provides member with a professional understanding of his/her presentation, recommends a course of action such as beginning therapy or counseling, or a specific action plan that member can carry out without additional professional guidance or consultation. 3. Provides clinical case management services to adults, adolescents and children; selects and uses appropriate treatment modality in both inpatient and outpatient settings. 4. Renders appropriate immediate guidance and therapeutic services to help individuals and families cope with emotional crisis or psychiatric emergencies. 5. Maintains a written record of therapy or counseling sessions; prepares reports and letters concerning patient; phones, writes and visits, with clients signed written permission, social agencies schools, relatives, friends, etc., to obtain pertinent information. 6. Provides telephone counseling, resource information, and referral services. 7. Participates in departmental/locational project assignments and activities such as CQI activity and OD duty. 8. Provides psycho-education for members in context of a prescribed treatment. Basic Qualifications:

    • Master of Social Work degree, or Masters degree in a related Behavioral Health field from an accredited College or University setting. Minimum one year supervised field experience in a clinical setting required.
      • Please refer to Minimum Work Experience section.
        License, Certification, Registration
        • Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (California) OR Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Registration (California) OR Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (California)
          Additional Requirements:
          • N/A.
            Preferred Qualifications:
            • N/A.
              • Position will include Saturday's as needed however not to exceed 40 hours a week.
                Job Schedule:
                Job Category: Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care

Keywords: Kaiser, Camarillo , Associate Therapist - Psychiatric Counselor Per Diem, Healthcare , Camarillo, California

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