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Welcome and thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Del Amo Behavioral Health Systems of Southern California!
Del Amo Behavioral Health Systems provides inpatient and outpatient behavioral health treatment for children, adolescents and adults in the Los Angeles area of Southern California. Led by clinicians recognized for their expertise in mental illness, Del Amo Behavioral Health System provides a peaceful setting for those seeking treatment for mental health, detoxification, sexual addiction, eating disorders, and trauma-related issues. To learn more about our programs and services, please visit our website at www.delamohospital.com.
We currently have a position available for a Full Time Therapist at Del Amo Hospital. Del Amo Hospital is a 166-bed behavioral health facility that is located in Torrance, California.
This position assists in coordinating and implementing clinical and program activities, and assists the Program Director and work with multi-disciplinary team to plan, monitor and evaluate the care provided to the patients on the unit. The Therapist will provide group and individual therapy and document appropriately within a timely manner. Therapist may also assist in the integration of the social services functions in patient care, which may include discharge planning and home planning process with other hospital departments, external service organizations, agencies and health care providers.
Full Time and Part Time positions are benefited positions that include medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, and AD&D insurance programs, as well as Flexible Spending Accounts, Retirement Savings and Stock programs. Benefits begin on the 31st day of employment.
Del Amo Hospital provides a full spectrum of quality mental health care that includes: assessments and referrals, crisis intervention, adolescent and adult services, as well as specialty programs. Del Amo has distinguished itself through a wide range of programs that are individually tailored to each client's individual needs. Del Amo's commitment to service excellence extends to all with whom we come into contact.
Trained and/or Certified in Trauma Focused Therapies such as EMDR, CPT, PE, TF-CBT, etc.,
Must have extensive history working with trauma population/PTSD diagnoses
Provides group and individual therapy and documents appropriately within a timely manner
Serves as a clinical resource person to the staff members and works closely with treatment team to identify needs.
Assist Program Director with planning, organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the care given to patients on the unit.
Contributes to clinical program development and patient handbook material.
Develops materials for didactic groups.
Understands and is able to orient each patient to the program schedule, guidelines and the unit as needed.
Utilizes clinical skills to communicate effectively with patients and to facilitate group interactions and socialization.
Utilizes clinical skills to focus on patient issues/dynamics and group/family process; provides family therapy and/or involves family in treatment as appropriate
Maintains healthy emotional boundaries with patients and addresses issues of transference effectively