Kaiser Permanente Marriage Family Therapist - Chemical Dependency in Santa Rosa, California

Previous post license, paid experience as a member of a psychiatric treatment team in an outpatient setting/program under licensed supervision (usually two to four years). Knowledge of state regulations with regard to ethics, treatment, patient rights and confidentiality.

Essential Functions: - Interviews patients and family members to assess nature and extent of psychiatric problem. - Develops, implements and evaluates treatment approaches for patients and affected family members. - This may include individual, marital, family, group and intensive therapeutic modalities. - Maintains confidential individual case summaries. - Confers and consults with staff physicians regarding patients progress and treatment; confers with attending physicians regarding hospitalized patients and recommends treatment plans. - Provides appropriate support to members family, including explanation of treatment, instructions in how to support treatment and interventions to increase acceptance of and adherence to treatment. - Utilizes resources of public and private agencies and community organizations to meet the needs of the members treatment to include referral of the member and/or members family to external resources. - Establishes liaisons to utilize resources of public and private agencies/community organizations to meet member and program needs. - Participates in departmental program development, implementation and evaluation. - Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have the authority of hire, fire or discipline. - Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions. - Customer Service - In all interactions with patients, members, physicians, staff and visitors, demonstrates service-oriented behaviors that include culturally sensitive good manners, respect, and polite communications. - Demonstrates openness to creative and innovative approaches to providing service. - Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; treats co-workers, patients and facility visitors with respect. - Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification to ensure that instructions and requests are fully understood.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - N/A. Education - Master's degree in Applied Behavioral Science required. Licenses, Certifications, Registrations - Current license as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor in the State of California. - Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

Additional Requirements: - May be required to participate in the department on-call rotation. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications: - Previous post license, paid experience as a member of a psychiatric treatment team in an outpatient setting/program under licensed supervision (usually two to four years). - Knowledge of state regulations with regard to ethics, treatment, patient rights and confidentiality.



COMPANY Kaiser Permanente

TITLE Marriage Family Therapist - Chemical Dependency

LOCATION Santa Rosa, CA

REQNUMBER 588685