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MSW Licensed Social Worker

Company: Nursing Careers
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

This trusted SF Bay Health System is actively interviewing for a Licensed Adult Therapist to join its Outpatient Behavioral Health team. Join the community-focused health system, and support patients’ emotional, environmental, and financial needs.
At the heart of this thriving Ambulatory Therapy community in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a respected healthcare systems that offers a vast array of Acute, Sub-Acute, and Outpatient Services. From Inpatient and Emergency services a nearby 300+ bed hospital, to a full range of outpatient, primary, and specialty care clinics, this community health system has earned a reputation for amazing patient outcomes and innovative care models. The Licensed Adult Therapist will play an integral role in supporting patient care and well-being across the continuum of care.
Reporting to the Ambulatory Mental Health Program Manager, the Outpatient Therapist will work with an outstanding Therapy team made of Masters prepared Social Workers (MSW), Clinical Psychologists (Psy.D.) and Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT). Working with such a diverse team, the Licensed Adult Therapist will get exposure to a large set of patient populations beyond the Outpatient / Ambulatory care patients that will be your primary focus.
As the Outpatient Licensed Therapist, you will play an integral role in supporting this Behavioral Health function. This person will get to have a voice in developing, implementing, and evaluating Social Work programs for this health system during an exciting time. This department is growing, having added 5 new roles in the past few months bringing it up to nearly 20 employees and is offering a wider array of therapy programs to its patients, now including individual, family, groups, and intensive Outpatient programs. Clinically, this program has begun to add a wider range of interventions and modalities, including:

Stress Management
Supportive Therapies
Crisis Intervention
CBT (Cognitive & Behavioral Therapies)
Skills Training

The Licensed Outpatient Adult Therapist will play an important role for the department and for patient services in general. Primary duties include performing psychosocial assessments of patients and families to understand level of function, environment, and adequacy of support. This function will reoccur as the case and patient progress, so the Outpatient Therapist will help adjust treatment and assessment over time. A large part of this assessment is offering therapy services when necessary and appropriate, and coordinating continuing care with other members of the overall healthcare community.
One of the nation’s most recognized metropolitan areas, the San Francisco Bay Area boasts something for everyone. In the deep, giant redwood forests, sand beaches, and craggy coastal cliffs, you’ll find miles of hiking trails and relaxing solitude. In the technological capital of the world, Silicon Valley, you’ll find a burgeoning entrepreneurial environment which never ceases to inspire. Of course, San Francisco proper let you down, with a world-class restaurant industry, a legendary live-music scene, and a long history of artistic license. Whether the Outpatient Adult Therapist desires quiet serenity or city action, you’ll find it around every corner.
The Outpatient Licensed Therapist will play a direct role in realizing the community’s growth and development plans. You’ll get the opportunity to work with a wide array internal and external partners, driving the health system’s mission with every decision. For the dedication and hard work that this role will require, the Outpatient Therapist will receive a generous benefits package, a competitive compensation, and the job security that comes with a growing and healthy organization.

Keywords: Nursing Careers, Milpitas , MSW Licensed Social Worker, Healthcare , Milpitas, California

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