Associate Mental Health and Wellness Clinician - Psychiatric Acute Adult (weekdays & weekends)

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health

Laguna Beach, CA 92652

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

**Associate Mental Health and Wellness Clinician - Psychiatric Acute Adult**

Location: Laguna Beach, CA

Work Schedule: Full time 80 Bi-weekly hours

Shift: 8-hour, Day

Through an evidenced based treatment approach, the clinician uses a recovery model to promote the wellbeing of patients and families served. The clinician completes assessments, implements treatment plans, and evaluates the options and services required to meet the patient needs for positive outcomes. The clinician primarily provides group therapy, individual and family counseling. Additional responsibilities may include psychosocial assessments, treatment planning and discharge planning. The clinician works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team to meet patient treatment goals. The facilitation of patient specific legal and patient rights referral/processes may also be required of the clinician. This position may provide care in any area of the Mental Health & Wellness Clinical Institute to assist patients/families. Will practice in accordance with all regulatory, professional, legal, and hospital policies.

**Required qualifications:**

+ Master's Degree Social Work, Psychology, or related field.

+ 1 year of work experience.


+ Current American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Provider certification.

+ Crisis Prevention certification within 3 months of hire.

+ Professional Practice Model Clinical Ladder:• Registered associate number with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Our best-in-class benefits ( are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission ( of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line. As a member of Providence Health System, we serve all of south Orange County.

Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.

Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.

We've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.

Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Counseling

Req ID: R361814

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