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Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Company: College Hospital Costa Mesa
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Psychiatric hospital in Orange County is looking to hire Per DiemTherapists*

*\*\*\* After applying through Indeed, please visit our website at to download our College Hospital Costa Mesa application. Send your filled out application and resume to our HR email. Thank you \*\*\**

To facilitate psychoeducational groups for Psychiatric Patients on all units as well as the Medical Detox Unit. In addition, to document participation in groups and contribute to the treatment plan. \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_

_*Masters degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or a related field. Registration with BBS preferred, inpatient psychiatric experience preferred. CPR and MAB certification required within 90 days of employment. Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as group facilitation skills.*_

Frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching and sitting. Lifting up to 10 pounds. Pulling and pushing up to 25 pounds. Corrected vision and hearing to a normal range. Finger dexterity. Frequent exposure to stressful situation. Constant public and patient contact.

Constant exposure to noise. Occasional exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Occasional exposure to chemicals and general cleaning agents. Shift hours may vary dependent upon the department needs to include weekends and holidays.

(All duties listed below are essential to the job.)

\* General Staff Accountabilities
* Employee's conduct conforms to the Mission, Vision, Values, and Code of Conduct of College Hospital.
* Values individual differences and demonstrates sensitivity to the cultural needs of others.
* Respects the rights, privacy and property of others, and maintains strict confidentiality.
* Effectively protects all health information from unauthorized access per HIPAA regulations and all applicable local and state laws.
* Maintains required certification/license in a timely fashion.
* Exhibits good attendance and punctuality.
* Provides appropriate notice prior to vacation/time off and notifies supervisor a minimum of two hours prior to shift when unable to come to work.
* Observes allotted break and meal periods as prescribed by Hospital Policy and follows time card procedures by accurately writing in and out.
* Attends to personal affairs to avoid any interference with productivity.
* Adheres to the Dress Code.
* Demonstrates an understanding of their personal role in the case of fire/disaster and participates in Performance Improvement activities.
* Functions with an awareness of patient safety issues and applies basic principles of safety as identified within the facility.
* Follows the occurrence reporting policy and procedure in reporting any potential safety issues.


\* Job Specific Accountabilities
* Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills. Documents group progress notes clearly, concisely and timely.
* Incorporates knowledge of developmental norms in design and implementation of the behavioral program and materials used in-group psycho-educational sessions.
* Participates in planning, organization and implementation of clinical programs and continuous quality improvement program with the Clinical Program Director.
* Demonstrates effective psycho-educational teaching skills.
* Functions as a role model in clinical care, demonstrating competency in clinical judgment and appropriate knowledge base.
* Provides input regarding the evaluation of program effectiveness and actively participates in implementation of change.
* Demonstrates self-directed learning and participation in continuing education to meet own professional development needs.
* Seeks information necessary for accurate completion of job duties.
* Complies with all reporting laws concerning child abuse/neglect, elder/dependent adult abuse/neglect, domestic violence, and Tarasoff notifications.
* Effectively performs other duties, as assigned.

\* Customer Service
* Exhibits behavior that is courteous, compassionate, polite, friendly, and respectful towards patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers and extends self to make patients, visitors, clinical staff, and peers feel welcome and respected. Finishes encounters with follow up questions.
* Informs customers of what we can do, not what we can't and works as a member of the team to achieve the intended outcome
* Informs the customer of what action, when the customer will be contacted again and informs customers of unexpected delays in service.
* Acknowledges people immediately, makes eye contact, smiles and greets customers cheerfully while stopping to offer assistance
* Greets people on the telephone cheerfully, and identifies self and department
* Calls patients and family members and visitors by Mr., Mrs. Or Ms,. Unless otherwise directed by the person.
* Explains each action performed to patient and family regarding what is being done and why
* Listens effectively to the customer's requests and promptly takes the necessary actions to assist them
* Does not engage in personal conversations with others or in front of customers while providing service
* Respects our customers' privacy and will not discuss patient related information in public
* Interacts with co-workers and staff in a courteous and professional way
* Does not discuss staff, organizational policies, problems, or medical care in public areas
* Is considerate, cooperates with and assists co-workers, staff, and other departments to guarantee quality service.

Job Type: Part-time

Medical specialties:
* Addiction Medicine
* Psychiatry
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift

Application Question(s):
* Please list license/intern #.

* License or Intern Number (AMFT, ACSW, etc) (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: College Hospital Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa , Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Other , Costa Mesa, California

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