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Inpatient Group and Individual Therapist - Full Time, Days (Culver City)

Southern California Hospital at Culver City
Culver City, CA 90232
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Inpatient Group and Individual Therapist - Full Time, Days (Culver City)

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Inpatient Group and Individual Therapist is responsible for mental health services to assigned patients and their families which include group, individual, and family therapy; assessments and evaluation, documentation, tracking outcomes, and reports. Has the ability to perform clear, concise, and timely documentation and correspondence using database system. Can assess patients on intake, as needed. Completes clinical documentation within established time frames. Attends weekly Treatment Team meetings and makes presentations on each assigned patient. Works with the team to create, personalize and update all Treatment Plans and other necessary documentation, and assuring that plans are consistent with hospital policy, state licensing regulations and Joint Commission accreditation requirements. Serves as a liaison with other professionals and agencies involved with patient's care.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Interviews patients and significant others to obtain information about social, emotional, and family situation. Communicates social and family information to attending physicians and other patient care team members. Enables patients and their significant others to understand, accept and follow medical recommendations through individual or group therapy and conferences. Coordinates and facilitates group therapy programs for patients.
  • Participates as a team member in conferences on behalf of patients with other health care personnel and other community agencies. Contacts community resources and other pertinent sources in order to arrange services on patient's behalf. Determines social assessments for discharge planning. Intervenes appropriately in instances of abuse, assault, or neglect, or when adequate financial or social resources are not available. Makes appropriate referrals to resolve patient issues effectively.
  • Performs a variety of services such advising on social problems, arranging post-hospital plans for complex discharges and financial assistance. Ensures HIPAA compliance.
  • Empathizes with patient and patient support systems, expresses compassion and understanding for the situation and demonstrates care which is appropriate for the age, and cultural, religious, gender identity, or ethnic background. Engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious ownership for work and takes deliberate/thoughtful actions regarding how to best carry out interactions with the patient, families, physicians, and co-workers.
  • Participates and assists in departmental studies and projects, reports, etc. required/assigned by Social Service Department.


Minimum Education: Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work or Marriage Family Therapy required. Current California LMFT, LCSW, or PhD preferred.

Minimum Experience: Computer Proficiency and Literacy. Knowledge of CMS, Medicare/Medi-Cal. Familiarity of Joint Commission, CMS, CDPH requirements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organization. Ability to facilitate and lead interdisciplinary rounds. One (1) year of post Master's clinical experience in a mental health setting with group therapy experience preferred. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families.

Req. Certification/Licensure: De-escalation certification/current CPI upon hire required. Current CPR preferred.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals, benefit eligible positions will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

EEOC is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/

Keywords: Social Services, Technical Professional, Non Clinical, Acute Care Hoapital, Allied Health, Ancillary

Posted: 2023-03-06 Expires: 2023-04-04
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Southern California Hospital at Culver City
Culver City, CA 90232

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