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