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Group Psychotherapist

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:
The Group Psychotherapist position for the Inpatient/Outpatient Departments include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Conducting group psychotherapy in an outpatient setting;

  • Assisting in the overall case management of designated patients in a particular program, e.g., Adult Intensive, Adult Day Hospital, Adolescent, Eating Disorder and DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) programs.

  • Planning and implementing therapeutic interventions designed to promote optimal level of functioning and transition to a lower level of care.

  • Exercising independent judgement and autonomy with regard to the patient's treatment, current condition and discharge/follow-up care.

  • Communicating effectively with program staff, M.D.s, patients, families and community agencies.
    This position reports to the Manager of Outpatient Services. It is the key linkage between patient, patient's family members and significant others, attending M.D., outside referral sources and other outpatient and inpatient services at Alta Bates Medical Center. This person works closely with: program manager, patients, staff, medical directors, nursing administration, psych intake office, clinical departments and non-clinical departments.

    • Current California Licensure: MFT, LCSW, Ph.D, Ed.D. or Psy.D.

    • Current Basic Life Support Certification - BLS

      • A Masters Degree or Doctoral degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Psychology.


        • A minimum of 3 years experience in psychiatric inpatient/outpatient service with extensive group psychotherapy experience, i.e. psychodynamic training/experience, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, stress management, community resources, evidenced-based treatment designated by program director/senior management, etc.
        • Experience treating adults, adolescents and eating disorders.

        • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to get along with coworkers.

        • Demonstrated clinical abilities.

        • Program planning experience.

        • Understanding of respective program goals/objectives.

        • Strong ability to communicate in both oral and written form.
          Organization:Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
          Employee Status: Regular
          Employee Referral Bonus: No
          Benefits: Yes
          Position Status: Non-Exempt
          Union: No
          Job Shift: Day
          Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
          Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
          Weekend Requirements: None
          Schedule: Part Time
          Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:64 hours ppp
          Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
          Schedule/Shift: Part Time/ Day

Keywords: Sutter Health, Richmond , Group Psychotherapist, Other , Richmond, California

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