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Group Psychotherapist

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:The Group Psychotherapist position for the Inpatient/Outpatient Departments include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Conducting group psychotherapy in an outpatient setting;
  • Assisting in the overall case management of designated patients in a particular program, e.g., Adult Intensive, Adult Day Hospital, Adolescent, Eating Disorder and DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) programs.
  • Planning and implementing therapeutic interventions designed to promote optimal level of functioning and transition to a lower level of care.
  • Exercising independent judgement and autonomy with regard to the patient's treatment, current condition and discharge/follow-up care.
  • Communicating effectively with program staff, M.D.s, patients, families and community agencies.This position reports to the Manager of Outpatient Services. - It is the key linkage between patient, patient's family members and significant others, attending M.D., outside referral sources and other outpatient and inpatient services at Alta Bates Medical Center. - This person works closely with: program manager, patients, staff, medical directors, nursing administration, psych intake office, clinical departments and non-clinical departments.Qualifications:CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS -
    • Current California Licensure: -MFT, LCSW, Ph.D, Ed.D. or -Psy.D.
    • Current Basic Life Support Certification - BLS -EDUCATION REQUIRED
      • A Masters Degree or Doctoral degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Psychology. -EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
        • A minimum of 3 years experience in psychiatric inpatient/outpatient service with extensive group -psychotherapy experience, i.e. psychodynamic training/experience, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, stress management, community resources, evidenced-based treatment designated by program director/senior management, etc.
        • Experience treating adults, adolescents and eating disorders.
        • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to get along with coworkers.
        • Demonstrated clinical abilities.
        • Program planning experience.
        • Understanding of respective program goals/objectives.
        • Strong ability to communicate in both oral and written form.Organization:Alta Bates Summit Medical CenterEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Referral Bonus: NoBenefits: YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptUnion: NoJob Shift: DayShift Hours:8 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Monday-FridayWeekend Requirements: NoneSchedule: Part TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:64 hours pppApplications Accepted:All Applications AcceptedSchedule/Shift: Part Time/ Day

Keywords: Sutter Health, Berkeley , Group Psychotherapist, Other , Berkeley, California

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