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Sutter Health Clinical Therapist in ‘Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Position Overview:

The incumbent assesses patient and family for psychosocial needs. Provides individual, family and group therapy based on clinical need. Performs psychosocial assessments, clinical formulations, case management and discharge planning for patient, family and community providers in accordance with patient needs as defined in the treatment plan. Develops and provides clinical therapist portion of individual plan of care to be implemented by the clinical care team. Performs other duties as assigned. Acts as a clinical leader in milieu, in collaboration with psychiatrist, nursing staff, and other support services staff.

Participates as Clinical Therapist and member of multidisciplinary team.



Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) is required. The incumbent has 90 days to obtain LCSW once they become eligible to sit for LCSW examination.

Experience: Clinical experience is required (e.g. practicum placement and/or postgraduate experience). Demonstrated experience with individual, family and group therapy as a Clinician; in a hospital setting preferred.

Knowledge: Knowledge of DSM-IV, family system theories, various effective treatment modalities, specifically Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and their effective application for acute emotional psychiatric disorders. Knowledge of available community resources and legal issues relating to patient care and social work. Familiarity with processes and functions of case management and discharge planning and regulatory agency requirements (e.g. DOH, DOJ). Knowledge of the principles of adult education, effective curriculum design, including appropriate content based on the age of the population served.

Specials Skills/Equipment: Ability to work with multidisciplinary team. Ability to function independently, accept diverse clinical responsibilities and assignments, prioritize and organize the efficient use of time. Ability to work with all populations, both diagnostic and age. Effective community skills to include verbal, written, interpersonal, group and presentation skills.

Physical Requirements: Must meet basic health requirements of Kahi Mohala physical examination including 2-Step TB clearance or chest x-ray. Must obtain and maintain current American Heart Association, Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and hospital approved management of aggressive behavior program.

Organization: Kahi Mohala Hospital, Hawaii

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: Yes

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.