Our investment in technology, ability to recruit internationally trained physicians in a wide range of specialties, and commitment to developing the potential of its clinical and ancillary staff have set us apart from the rest. Serving Silicon Valley since 1965, Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital. Our acute care hospital is located in the heart of Silicon Valley with two locations, the main campus in San Jose and Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos. Good Samaritan Hospital is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques. We were the first of five hospitals in the country and the first in Santa Clara County to become a Stroke Certified Hospital.
Schedule/Shift: 1.0 FTE Day Shift
Under general supervision, provides all services required as a therapist in a psychiatric partial hospitalization program including but not limited to conducting assessments, facilitating didactic and process groups, utilization review, treatment and discharge planning and documentation of patient care.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required:
A master’s degree in a behavioral health related field required.
State of California Licensure in LCSW, LMFT, LPCC or as a Psychologist.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required.
Minimum three (3) years experience working with psychiatric and/or chemical dependency patients.
Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language
The Behavioral Health Therapist is directly responsible to the Department Manager or delegate. A collaborative relationship with other staff members is maintained.
Degree of supervision required: Minimal, individual proceeds on his/her own initiative, in compliance with policies, practices and procedures approved by the hospital’s Operations Division.
Able to lift/push/pull supplies/equipment when preparing work area. May need to physically assist some patients.