San Jose Behavioral Health San Jose, CA, USA
May 21, 2018Full time
Job Description San Jose Behavioral Health currently has an opportunity for a Weekend Therapist/Social Worker (Sat. & Sun.), at our new 80 bed Acute Psychiatric Hospital, located South San Jose, CA. At San Jose Behavioral Health, our counseling professionals provide treatment and support to assist clients in their recovery from behavioral problems and assist with modifying problem behaviors; may also provide counseling services to families of clients. Summary: San Jose Behavioral Health is currently seeking a Weekend Therapist/Social Worker (Sat. & Sun.) to join our growing team. The Therapist/Social Worker is responsible for providing both direct and indirect patient care by utilizing counseling skills, social work assessments, high-risk screenings, and age appropriate interventions. The Therapist/Social Worker manages patients to achieve optimal clinical satisfaction outcomes, facilitates timely discharge planning, and provides patients/families with post-acute options for alternative levels of care. Requirements/Qualifications: Ideal candidates must have a Master's degree; and a current California licensure from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS); or registered as an MFT Intern and/or Associate Social Worker. Preferred experience in a healthcare setting, acute psychiatric hospital experience is strongly preferred. Company Description San Jose Behavioral Health is an 80-bed inpatient hospital that provides comprehensive treatment services for adults and adolescents who have been struggling with a variety of behavioral issues and mental health disorders. The list of disorders that we are prepared to treat include anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia. We can also accept patients whose behavioral or mental health issues are accompanied by certain physical health problems, including asthma, bronchitis, diabetes, and chronic obstructed pulmonary disease (COPD). Our hospital is conveniently located in the heart of San Jose, and is easily accessible to residents in Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, San Benito, and Alameda County. Our location amid gently rolling hills promotes quiet reflection by providing patients with the opportunity to enjoy serene views of our beautiful natural surroundings. Treatment at San Jose Behavioral Health is an intensely personalized experience. Patients follow individualized treatment plans that have been specially designed with their specific strengths, needs, and treatment goals in mind. Treatment includes medication management, individual therapy, group therapy, experiential therapy, family therapy and meetings, and comprehensive discharge/aftercare planning.