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Associate Masters Mental Health Professional - Teen IOP CA

Company: Kaiser
Location: Stinson Beach
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Under supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, provides mental health assessment and triage, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention services for adult and/or child members who present themselves for psychiatric evaluation with a broad range of mental health needs. Under supervision, may collaborate with treating primary care providers and with psychiatric and allied health professional team members to plan and direct each individual patients treatment program.



Essential Responsibilities:


Confers and consults with supervisor regarding members progress and treatment and may consult with psychiatrist as well, if both are involved in members care.

May provide appropriate support to members family, including explanation of treatment, instructions in how to support treatment and interventions to increase acceptance of and adherence to treatment, at members request.

Utilizes resources of public and private agencies and community organizations to meet the needs of the members treatment to include referral of the member and/or members family to external resources, as appropriate. Participates in departmental program development, implementation and evaluation.

Reports safety concerns to mandated reporting agencies.

Develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates clinical treatment programs for the diagnosis, treatment, and/or referral of Health Plan members with acute or chronic mental illness. Participates in staff conferences to select, plan, and evaluate treatment programs. Provides outpatient psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families and groups. Instructs and counsels patients and their families regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens and adherence to prescribed medication regimens, within the scope of practice. May administer specialized therapeutic procedures, as appropriate. Provides appropriate support to members family. May develop and conducts psychoeducational classes and groups.

Prepares intake summaries, treatment plans, and case summaries and maintains ongoing confidential records. Charts members treatment and progress in accord with Kaiser Permanente, state and NCQA regulations and in keeping with accepted community standards.

Collaborates with physicians in screening and evaluating patients for psychotropic medications, within the scope of practice. Utilizes resources of public and private agencies and community organizations to meet the needs of the members treatment. May develop, implements, and evaluates behavioral medicine and health psychology programs in a variety of settings, including primary care. Provides consultation to primary care providers and health educators on matters relating to mental health, health psychology and behavioral medicine.




Secondary Functions:



On-call shifts per established rotation.



Basic Qualifications:

Experience


N/A



Education


Masters degree in Social Work, Social Welfare from a clinical track, Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field required from an accredited college or university by start date.



License, Certification, Registration


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California) within 24 months of hire AND Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (California) required at hire



OR



Licensed Clinical Social Worker (California) within 24 months of hire AND Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (California) required at hire



OR



Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (California) within 24 months of hire AND Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Registration (California) required at hire




Additional Requirements:


Once hired as an Associate, an employee will be offered and must work a schedule that would accumulate at least half the required supervisory hours annually.

Must be familiar with DSM-V as a means of diagnosis.

Has experience in assessing, diagnosing and treating a broad range of psychiatric conditions.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations, and professional board standards as is related to member treatment, patient rghts, and member/patient confidentiality.

Knowledge of Evidence-Based Practice and psychotherapy research methods.

Knowledge of the bio-psycho-social functions that contribute to mental health.

Accuracy in diagnosing patients and developing effective treatment plans.

Competence in individual, family and/or group psychotherapy.

Professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities.

Commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic.

Ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner.

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.




Preferred Qualifications:


Previous clinical responsibility to include crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy.

Demonstrated professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities, preferred

Demonstrated commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic preferred

Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner, preferred

Accuracy in diagnosing patients and developing effective treatment plans, preferred

Competence in individual, family and group psychotherapy, preferred.



PrimaryLocation : California,San Rafael,San Rafael Smith Ranch Psychiatry & CDRP
HoursPerWeek : 40
Shift : Day
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 07:00 PM
Job Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : A05-IBHS-NUHW-NUHW Integ Behavioral Hlth Ser
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care
Department : San Rafael Hospital - Mental Hlth/Psych-Intensiv O/P - 0206
Travel : No
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.By applying, you consent to your information being processed by SonicJobs and transmitted to the Employer.
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