San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital

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BHC Program Therapist - Behavioral Health Center

at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital

Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 220345

Job Description


Behavioral Health Center

Per Diem

Day Shift

Mon - Fri

Contact: Rynda Drennan


The Program Therapist performs a wide range of patient care activities that are integral to the overall treatment of program patients as directed by the Director and the Medical Director. The Program Therapist is a vital member of the multidisciplinary treatment team and is competent in the delivery of clinical services including group psychotherapy and milieu activities. The Program Therapist participates in daily treatment team meetings and weekly treatment planning meetings. In addition, the Program Therapist completes master treatment plans, treatment plan updates, psychosocial assessments and intake assessments as directed. It is the responsibility of the Program Therapist to complete all required documentation on a timely basis. The Program Therapist must demonstrate competence in the assessment and evaluation of the patient population including adult and geriatric chronic mentally ill individuals. The Program Therapist demonstrates knowledge and experience in methods of psychotherapeutic treatment consistent with the standard of care for the patient population and is knowledgeable of age appropriate psychological and behavioral norms.

The Program Therapist demonstrates competent communication skills and understands their role as not only an employee of the department but as a representative of the hospital as a whole. The Program Therapist has an awareness of the importance of a commitment to the mission and values of SGMH with particular attention to the value of customer service excellence.


Must possess a Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Clinical Social Work from an accredited institution. Licensed, MFT; LCSW; Psychologist. Maintains current BLS certification. Group and individual psychotherapy experience required. At least one year of experience in a mental health setting preferred. Experience with a chronic mentally ill population preferred.