Marriage Family Therapist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
San Francisco, CA
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Description: Previous post license, paid experience as a member of a psychiatric treatment team in an outpatient setting/program under licensed supervision (usually two to four years). Knowledge of state regulations with regard to ethics, treatment, patient rights and confidentiality.

Essential Functions:

  • Interviews patients and family members to assess nature and extent of psychiatric problem.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates treatment approaches for patients and affected family members.
  • This may include individual, marital, family, group and intensive therapeutic modalities.
  • Maintains confidential individual case summaries.
  • Confers and consults with staff physicians regarding patients progress and treatment; confers with attending physicians regarding hospitalized patients and recommends treatment plans.
  • Provides 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.
  • 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.
  • Establishes liaisons to utilize resources of public and private agencies/community organizations to meet member and program needs.
  • Participates in departmental program development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have the authority of hire, fire or discipline.
  • Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions.
  • Customer Service - In all interactions with patients, members, physicians, staff and visitors, demonstrates service-oriented behaviors that include culturally sensitive good manners, respect, and polite communications.
  • Demonstrates openness to creative and innovative approaches to providing service.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; treats co-workers, patients and facility visitors with respect.
  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification to ensure that instructions and requests are fully understood.


Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • N/A.
    Education
  • Master's degree in Applied Behavioral Science required.
    Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
  • Current license as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor in the State of California.
  • Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

    Additional Requirements:
  • May be required to participate in the department on-call rotation.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous post license, paid experience as a member of a psychiatric treatment team in an outpatient setting/program under licensed supervision (usually two to four years).
  • Knowledge of state regulations with regard to ethics, treatment, patient rights and confidentiality.

Job Number: 628657

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