Sr. Behavioral Health Therapist(Psych, LCSW, LMFT) - 127228
#127228 Sr. Behavioral Health Therapist(Psych, LCSW, LMFT)Initial Review Date: Thu 1/25/2024
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UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
Under general supervision of the Clinic Manager, the Behavioral Health Therapist - Outpatient Psychiatry provides all aspects of psychosocial mental and behavioral health services including primarily brief short-term individual and group therapy, diagnostic evaluations, assessments, treatment planning, care coordination, and case management. Interviews patients and facilitates discussion around diagnosis and treatment planning. Provides case coordination, client advocacy, and brokerage to obtain services as needed. Serve as liaison with other Psychiatry Division providers. Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team.
Master's degree in a related mental health area.
A valid California license as a mental health provider (Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW or LPCC) in good standing.
Minimum of five (5+) or more years of relevant experience.
- Bi-lingual in Spanish.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $82,500 - $151,500 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $39.51 - $72.56
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