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Intern III - Mental Health / Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital / Variable shifts / Part-time (Temporary)

Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

HoursShift Start Time:VariableShift End Time:VariableAdditional Shift Information:This is a part-time temporary position (Ending December 31, 2024). 40 hours per 2 week pay period. 8-hour variable shifts.Weekend Requirements:As NeededOn-Call Required:NoFlat Hourly Rate of Pay:$23.000 -What You Will DoThe Mentored Internship Program provides opportunities to gain practical on-the-job experience in areas of Behavioral Health.The Mental Health Intern III serves to improve access, engagement, and productive participation in Behavioral Health services for individuals and communities through community outreach. Acts as an Internal Liaison and assists with initial brief assessments, introduces patients to evidence based practice/modality programs and services. Facilitates appointments at outpatient clinics when appropriate.**This is a part-time TEMPORARY position (Ending December 31, 2024)Required Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a Master's Degree program in social work, counseling/therapy, behavioral health, and/or substance abuse.Essential Functions
    • Collaboration and CommunicationComplies with all operational policies.Appropriately receives constructive guidance from immediate supervisor.Represents the facility to other healthcare professionals, current and potential referral sources and the general public in accordance with the mission and philosophy of Sharp HealthCare.Preserves the basic human right of expression, decision, action and personal dignity for all patients/families.Respects the cultural diversity of all patients/families and employees of Sharp HealthCare.Effectively and collaboratively receives referrals from medical providers, community entities and multidisciplinary team for patients with Mental Health and/or Substance Use Disorder.
    • Community resourceRefers to internal resources of hospital that can assist patients and families.Assist with discharge planning for patient and family.Provides referrals to other services such as shelters, primary health, mental health, social services, sober living and residential treatment.Establishes a positive relationship with the patient, assesses for treatment options.Contributes to, and effectively communicates elements of effective treatment options (MAT capable when applicable).Presents at education programs/events, and internal meetings.
    • Customer serviceAssist Clinical staff with locating Community Resources.Assist with referrals to patient's family for ongoing assistance after leaving program.Assist with facilitating a timely discharge of patients.Assist staff in answering phones and triaging intake calls.Collaborates with internal departments to coordinate transition of care.
    • Clinical SupportSchedules appointments at (MAT capable when applicable) for ongoing treatment and address access barriers.Maintains knowledge of community clinics, services and limitations.Maintains and continually assesses for changes to referral pathways to community clinics.Completes screening and intervention within hospital guidelines for timeliness.Documents interventions with patients and post-discharge appointments in EMR.
    • Training and supervisionAttends and participates actively in supervision/mentoring every week.Completes self-assessment of skill development/competence at the beginning and end of each 4 month period.Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected classOther

Keywords: SHARP HEALTHCARE, San Diego , Intern III - Mental Health / Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital / Variable shifts / Part-time (Temporary), Healthcare , San Diego, California

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