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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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