Sharp HealthCare Psych Social Worker - Licensed, Outpt Child/Adolescent/Changes, SMVH in San Diego, California


The Licensed Psych Social Worker is responsible for conducting behavioral health psychosocial assessments and clinical interventions, inclusive of individual, group, and family therapy. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team, the Psych Social Worker coordinates patient care and provides case management for assigned patients.

Sharp Mesa Vista's Child and Adolescent treatment programs offer hope and professional expertise, and are carefully designed to offer treatment to young people and their families in crisis. We treat children and teens with depression, anxiety, substance use, bipolar disorder, self-harm and aggressive behaviors.

As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 beds, Sharp Mesa

Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 250 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1963, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.

Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County


Per Diem position; 8-hour shift; Variable hours, no weekends

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work

  • California BBS Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • One year of experience in a behavioral health setting

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Three years’ of experience in a behavioral health setting

  • Acute psychiatric hospital experience

  • Discharge planning/case management experience

*Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview. *

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Adolescent, Social Worker, Social Worker jobs, LCSW, counseling jobs, behavioral health jobs

Job: *Social Worker Jobs

Organization: *78490 - Outpt Child/Adolescent/Changes

Title: Psych Social Worker - Licensed, Outpt Child/Adolescent/Changes, SMVH

Location: San Diego-Mesa Vista Hospital

Requisition ID: 93086