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Social Worker I (Per Diem and Weekends)

San Jose Behavioral Health San Jose Part-Time
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Job Description

  • Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings to discuss psychosocial assessment, treatment planning and ongoing discharge planning
  • Conduct crisis intervention with the supervision of Program Director and/or Charge Nurse.
  • Conduct educational lectures for patients and families, at admission, during facility stay and after discharge, as indicated.
  • Document patient progress and participation in process groups and educational lectures.
  • Serves as a liaison between clinical staff and patients, keeping staff informed of high-risk issues.
  • On an on-going basis identify potential patient problems and discuss them in the multidisciplinary treatment meeting.
  • On an ongoing basis, participate in monitoring treatment outcome.
  • Appropriate documentation completed in accordance with federal, state and Joint Commission regulations. In addition to department and facility policy and procedure.
  • Communicate continually with patients and staff.
  • Communicate with patients/families to ensure understanding of treatment protocols as indicated.
  • Manages caseload and assumes responsibility for patient chart documentation and ensures comprehensive treatment delivery.
  • Is the liaison between patients and assigned psychiatrist ensuring psychiatrist is aware of patient behaviors and needs observed by hospital staff.
  • Manages psychiatry visits, charts, and patients to ensure streamline procedure with daily psychiatry visits.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s in counseling psychology, social work or related field


  • Associate Marriage and Family Therapist registered with CA BBS or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Associate Social Worker registered with CA BBS or Licensed Clinical Social Worker.


Skills required

Diseases And Disorders
Mental Health
Crisis Intervention
Home Care
Assisted Living
Utilization Management
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San Jose Behavioral Health is an 80-bed inpatient mental health facility in northern California where adult men and women, and adolescents can receive comprehensive inpatient treatment for a range of behavioral and mental health disorders. Conveniently located in the heart of San Jose and easily accessible to residents in Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, and Alameda County, our campus is situated amid gently rolling hills and features serene views of our beautiful natural surroundings.

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