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Behavioral Health Clinician II

Dignity Health Medical Foundation Sacramento, California
Requisition ID 2022-265403 Employment Type Full Time Department Behavioral Health Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm) Remote No Category Mental Health

Dignity Health Medical Foundation established in 1993 is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California.  Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health – one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California Arizona and Nevada. Today Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.


The purpose of this position is to provide a variety of mental health services that may include initial intake assessments, evaluations, therapy including individual, family and groups, crisis intervention, and linkages and referrals to appropriate services. This position uses only therapeutic procedures approved by the Manager, adherence to the W & I Codes, and professional and ethical behavior at all times. Some driving may be required for this position.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, Associate Clinical Social Worker, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Psychological Assistant; or current clinical license as MFT, LCSW, LPCC or Psychologist .
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in an appropriate behavioral science discipline.
  • Valid California Driver's License, Valid automobile insurance and reliable automobile transportation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • DSM 5. Psychology of children and adolescents.
  • Cultural and ethnic diversities of clients.
  • Community resources.
  • Treatment interventions.
  • Normal and abnormal psychology.
  • Assessment skills and crisis intervention.
  • Treatment planning and intervention skills.
  • Ethical and legal issues.
  • Billing and documentation requirements.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Maintain an appropriate balance between direct client contact and documentation time.
  • Adhere to all client confidentiality requirements and standards.
  • Manage significant electronic paperwork functions necessary to support billing.
  • Ability to manage the caseload and schedule to maximize productivity.
  • Ability to effectively resolve conflict and cope with crisis situations.
  • Skills in building groups.
  • Developing treatment/intervention plans with multidisciplinary team.
  • Monitoring for medication and treatment interventions, consultation, case management of children and adolescents, and linkage and referral services.
  • Ability to travel to multiple sites may be required.

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