BMC: Social Services and OT - (Full-Time, Day Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.
Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice,
teamwork and wholeness.
The Clinical Therapist 1-Inpatient conducts psychosocial assessments, develops
treatment plans, implements therapeutic interventions, and coordinates
discharge planning for patients and families. Provides individual, family and
group therapy, psycho-education, support groups and other therapeutic
activities. Identifies, assesses and intervenes with high-risk circumstances.
Complies with all legal and regulatory reporting, intervention, documentation,
and referral requirements. Collaborates with treatment team, collateral
contacts, and community agencies to coordinate service delivery during and
after hospitalization. Advocates for patients and families and provides
connections with internal and external resources. Provides learning
experiences and supervision for clinical students from affiliated schools and
programs as assigned. The Clinical Therapist 1-Inpatient works within the
scope of designated Board registration and preceptors students within scope of
education and training.
Completion of a Master's Degree in social work from a regionally accredited
institution is preferred. Completion of a Master's Degree in marriage and
family therapy, counseling related field, or completion of a Doctoral Degree
from a regionally accredited institution in clinical psychology may be
considered. Minimum one year experience in a behavioral health care setting is
required. Minimum one year of experience in an acute psychiatric facility with
age specific population is preferred. Registration as an ACSW, MFT
Intern(MFTI), LPCC intern, or in the process of accruing post-doctoral hours
working toward licensure as a psychologist is required within 90 days of
Knowledge of psychotherapy theory and techniques. Able to identify need for
supervision/consultation, utilize such appropriately, and accept direction.
Able to read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with
professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the
position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment. Able to relate
and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be
assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly
and respond courteously when under pressure; defuse aggravated situations with
patients and families; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept
direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing,
and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal
supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments
effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize
workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail.
Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear
sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify
and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care;
see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written
documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
Organization: Loma Linda Univ Behavioral
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Days of Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday