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Psychiatric Counselor

Company: Kaiser
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: Provides supervised clinical social work services to adults, children and families with emotional and/or social problems utilizing established psychotherapeutic techniques in both inpatient and outpatient settings; consults and collaborates with members of the patients family and other health care professionals.Essential Responsibilities: --- Under supervision and referring to and utilizing licensed staff for appropriate decisions when necessary conducts initial interviews with member by eliciting and understanding the psychological and social meaning of complaints, symptoms, current and past history, to determine the nature and urgency of members need.--- Provides member with a professional understanding of his/her presentation, recommends a course of action such as beginning therapy or counseling, or a specific action plan that member can carry out without additional professional guidance or consultation.--- Provides clinical case management services to adults, adolescents and children; selects and uses appropriate treatment modality in both inpatient and outpatient settings.--- Renders appropriate immediate guidance and therapeutic services to help individuals and families cope with emotional crisis or psychiatric emergencies.--- Maintains a written record of therapy or counseling sessions; prepares reports and letters concerning patient; phones, writes and visits, with clients signed written permission, social agencies schools, relatives, friends, etc., to obtain pertinent information.--- Provides telephone counseling, resource information, and referral services.--- Participates in departmental/ locational project assignments and activities such as CQI activity and OD duty.--- Provides psycho-education for members in context of a prescribed treatment.Basic Qualifications:Experience--- One (1) year of supervised field experience in a clinical setting required.Education

  • --- Master of Social Work degree OR Masters degree in a related Behavioral Health field from an accredited College or University setting.License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (California) OR Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (California) OR Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Registration (California)Additional Requirements:
  • Once hired as an Associate, an employee will be offered and must work a schedule that would accumulate at least half of the required supervisory hours annually.
  • Upon completion of supervised hours, the employee must obtain state licensure within two and one-half (2.5) years. If hired as a license-eligible employee (i.e. has completed all clinical hours), the employee has two and one-half (2.5) years from their date of hire to complete state licensure.Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A -Notes:
  • May be required to work Saturdays. -PrimaryLocation : California,Santa Ana,Harbor Corporate ParkHoursPerWeek : 40Shift : DayWorkdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, SatWorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AMWorkingHoursEnd : 07:00 PMJob Schedule : Full-timeJob Type : StandardEmployee Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : B11-PSC-NUHW-NUHW Psych Social ChapterJob Level : Individual ContributorJob Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual CareDepartment : Harbor Corporate Park MOB - Mental Hlth/Psychiatry-RegClin - 0806Travel : NoKaiser 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.

Keywords: Kaiser, Upland , Psychiatric Counselor, Healthcare , Santa Ana, California

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