Mental Health Therapists, Outpatient Mental Health Programs (LMFT, LCSW, PSYD), Variable Shifts

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health - Mission Viejo, CA

Mission Hospital has been serving the community for over 40 years and continues its commitment to providing our community members with the highest-quality and advanced care with compassion, dignity and respect. We believe health care is a partnership between our patients, their family and our care team. Mission Hospital provides a comprehensive range of patient care services and is continually elevating the standards of clinical care through our many Centers of Excellence.

Job Summary:
Evaluates assigned patients, plans and provides psychotherapy sessions on both individual and group basis, while ensuring that the group program components are appropriate to the needs of the client population for both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs. Assesses and intervenes in crisis situations for patient safety and appropriate level of care. Must be familiar with all aspects of group therapy as it applies to current practice and patient treatment plan. Responsible for multi-disciplinary care planning, documentation and ensuring milieu safety. Consistently demonstrates behaviors that model the SJHS core values and the Hospital’s mission statement. Must be able to work evenings as needed.

Position Qualifications:
MSW or Masters in counseling or psychology, or PhD/PsyD

Experience :
Minimum 2 years providing individual and group therapy

License / Certification:
LCSW or LMFT or PhD/PsyD in psychology

Current BLS for Health Care Provider – American Heart Association

Hires before 8/1/2012 to attain licensure LCSW or LMFT within 18 months of hire Crisis Prevention Intervention within 3 months of hire.


In addition to being Magnet Recognized and awarded Top Work Places, Mission Hospital offers generous medical, dental, and vision premiums for caregivers and their eligible dependents.

Professional Advancement:
Individual career development plans, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating managers

Medical – Blue Shield HMO and HRA/HSA plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, and Employee Assistance Program

Retirement – 401(K), Paid-Time Off - Based on employment status of FT, PT, PD and years of service, Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, optional Pre-Paid Legal Plan

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line.As non-profit acute care facilities, we serve all of south Orange County.Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.We are a member of the St. Joseph Health System, one of only 12 winners worldwide of the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award, which recognizes an "extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture"; we've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Behavioral Health