Providence Health & Services Clinical Social Worker - LMFT - Intensive Outpatient Program in San Pedro, California


Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day shift Clinical SocialWorker – LMFT or LCSW to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in San Pedro, CA. Schedule will provide coverage for any gaps with vacations and leaves in department. Meetings happen 3 days per week for 3 hours per meeting and Per Diem position may help to cover some or all of these meetings depending on coverage needed at any given time.

In this position you will:

  • Provide clinical social work services on the Bridges inpatient program in a mannerconsistent with the philosophy and objectives of LCM-SPH and the NASW.

  • Therapy and IOP or PHP experience is preferred.

  • Discharge planning experience is a plus!

  • Be responsible forpsychosocial assessments, individual, group and family therapy, participationin treatment team planning, processing commitments, and discharge planning/casemanagement service, crisis intervention, and liaison services with referralsources and other departments within the hospital.

  • Represent Bridges at Court hearings forpatient competency.

  • Patient to include:Young, middle and older adults at LCM-SPH Bridges. Designated as a BehavioralHealth Clinician to perform 5150 evaluations. Licensed Marital Family Therapistmust follow Dept of Mental Health guidelines


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of anaccredited Master’s Program in Social Work, Psychology, or Marriage and FamilyTherapy.LMFT licensure by theCalifornia Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) and registration with BBSrequired.

  • Designatedas Behavioral Health Clinician to perform 5150 evaluations within 18 months ofhire. All LFMTs must follow theguideline by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health for LPS designationand keep their designation in current status

  • Requires 2-5 years’experience in healthcare related setting with psychiatric mental health patientpopulation in area of service, preferably in an inpatient setting.

  • CPIcertification (nonviolent crisis intervention training) within 1 year of hire.

  • Requires advancedcommunication skills to communicate effectively with patients, interdisciplinaryteam, physicians and thecommunity.Must be able to fluentlyspeak, read, write and understand English.

  • Requires flexibilityand strong self-motivation / organizational skills to prioritize work and make decisions with minimalsupervision.

  • Requirescomputer experience / literacy as needed for the job.

  • Mustbe able to communicate verbally and in writing; physical agility to managepatients; push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds; intermittent sitting, standing,walking, bending and stooping; drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negativeresults of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen, and as defined by theRU-91 form.

  • Requiresa courteous and cooperative service-oriented demeanor.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledgeable of casemanagement, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development,crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice, andcommunity resources with discharge planning experience preferred

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 213118