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Licensed Masters Mental Health Professional – Eating Disorder Specialist
Part-Time (24 hrs/wk)
Walnut Creek, California
In this role, you will provide mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and crisis intervention services for adult and/or child members who present themselves from psychiatric evaluation with a broad range of mental health needs. In addition, you will collaborate with the treating physician, psychiatric, and allied health professional team to plan and direct each individual members’ treatment program.
A master’s degree in social work, social welfare from a clinical track, clinical or counseling psychology, or a related field from an accredited college or university
A valid Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist in the State of California or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (must meet couples and families requirement or complete within two years of hire) with the State of California approval by the Board of Behavioral Science
A National Provider Identifier (NPI) or the ability to obtain one prior to employment start date
Familiarity with DSM-V as a means of diagnosis
Experience in assessing, diagnosing, and treating a broad range of psychiatric conditions
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations, and professional board standards as is related to member treatment, patient rights, and member/patient confidentiality
May be required to participate in the department on-call rotation
Knowledge of Evidence-Based practice and psychotherapy research methods
Knowledge of the bio-psycho-social functions that contribute to mental health
Accuracy in diagnosing patients and developing effective treatment plans
Competence in individual, family, and group psychotherapy
Professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities
Commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic
The ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner
The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
Preferred Qualifications Include:
Previous post license, experience as a member of a psychiatric treatment team in an outpatient or inpatient setting/program under licensed supervision
Previous clinical responsibility to include crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy
Demonstrated professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities, preferred
Demonstrated commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic, preferred
The ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner, preferred
Accuracy in diagnosing patients and developing effective treatment plans, preferred
Competence in individual, family, and group psychotherapy, preferred
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 941923.
Kaiser 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.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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