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Behavioral Health Interventionist

St Mary Medical Center Long Beach, California

The posted compensation range of $35.13 - $50.94 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-293114 Employment Type Full Time Department Care Program Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm Remote No Category Mental Health

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California.   The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit for more information.

Founded at the rise of the AIDS Crisis in 1986, the CARE Center is Long Beach’s largest and oldest HIV medical and support services provider, serving over 1800 clients. CARE provides a comprehensive range of onsite HIV services in the context of a one-stop multidisciplinary care and service center. CARE is designated by the County of Los Angeles as a PrEP Center of Excellence, and St. Mary Medical Center is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality. Click here to learn more…


Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE): A Plan for America. The program’s purpose is to implement prescribed interventions to link, engage, and retain people living with HIV in medical care and supportive services. The target population includes those newly diagnosed with HIV, those previously diagnosed and out of care, and those who are not virally suppressed.

The Behavioral Health Interventionist will provide individual and group therapy sessions to people living with HIV with a history of trauma and substance use disorder. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in various treatment modalities (CBT, DBT, Strength-based, Trauma Focused therapies) and be able to facilitate evidence-based interventions in a supportive and empathetic manner.  Works with other community resources to enhance quality of living and level of functioning and treats psychosocial problems that may act as a barrier to successful involvement in medical treatment plan.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience working with clients who have a history of trauma, substance use, or mood disorders.
  • History of working with people living with HIV and other marginalized populations.


  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or a related field.
  • Registered as an associate for state licensure or licensed with an accredited body as a mental health professional (ASW, MFT, LCSW, LMFT, LPCC,CADAC, PsyD, etc.).

Special Skills

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking preferred.
  • Knowledge of various evidence-based practices (Seeking Safety, SMART Recovery, Harm Reduction) for treating trauma and substance use disorders.

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