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Adolescent Therapist (part-time)

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Adolescent Therapist (part-time)

Job Code:  212935
Facility: Fremont Hospital
Location: FREMONT, CA US Western
Region: Western
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Social Work/Case Management, Therapy
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 0.5
Position Summary:

Fremont Hospital is a 148 bed acute psychiatric hospital situated in the heart of the bay area in the city of Fremont. We are the largest freestanding psychiatric hospital in the East Bay filled with diversity and the feel of a close knit community. Fremont Hospital strives to be an integral part of the community, continually expanding our efforts to serve the psychiatric needs of adolescents and adults.

We currently seek an experienced behavioral health professional for our Adolescent Therapist opportunity (Part-Time, 20 – 30 hours per week with benefits). Fremont Hospital is part of the UHS organization and as a result, offers stability, tremendous support, career development opportunities and competitive benefits and compensation package to the selected candidate.

The Outpatient Services Adolescent Therapist is assigned a caseload of patients. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: group psychotherapy, psychosocial assessment, discharge planning, treatment planning, suicide/self harm assessment and reassessment, maintaining patient attendance to prescribed treatment, following-up to help ensure the safety of all patients, and ensuring documentation compliance. The therapist will conduct evidenced based CBT/DBT process, psychoeducaitonal, and activity groups. The therapist will conduct brief individual and family meetings. The therapist will conduct utilization reviews and help determine the appropriate level of care. The therapist coordinates the initiation of a Master Treatment Plan and updates that are consistent with the findings of initial assessments, ongoing assessments, treatment team meetings, and other documented observations. The therapist will participate in weekly multidisciplinary treatment team meetings. The therapist will exercise sound judgment and clinical excellence, sustain therapeutic alliance, maintain appropriate therapeutic boundaries, and patient satisfaction. The therapist will be cross-trained and assigned, as determined by department need, in the Adult Program, CD-IOP Program, and Intake.


Education: Minimum of a Masters’ degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, or related field.

Experience: A minimum of four (4) years direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting. Experienced in patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning and communication with external review organizations or comparable entities. Ability to provide skills training and cognitive restructuring within the cognitive-affective-behavioral mode used and other evidence-based treatment, some DBT preferred.

Licensure: State Licensure in field of discipline preferred or registered with governing board.

Additional Requirements: CPR/AED Certification must be current and presented to Human Resources upon hire. You may be required to successfully complete the Fremont Hospital’s non- violent Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training course within 90 days of employment and prior to assisting with preventative intervention measures. You may be required to work overtime and flexible hours.

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