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Associate MFT, SW, PCC

Ventura, CA

Summary
To provide psychotherapeutic services to all patient and their families; to serve as a member of interdisciplinary team supporting the organization's treatment program and philosophy and assure the deliverance of quality treatment to patients and their families.

Job Requirements
Master’s Degree in a related field
California Registered  Associate/Intern:   Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Professional Clinical Counselor

Minimum Work Experienc
Minimum of 7 years of experience or combination of education and experience preferred.
Inpatient  and Outpatient Psychiatric Care a plus
Bi-Lingual a plus

Required License
California Registered Associate/Intern:  Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Professional Clinical Counselor

Contact Info

Please complete the on-line application.

Lead Driver

Lead Driver – Posted 1/25/18

Summary
To provide transportation of patients to and from the facility providing continuous observation while maintaining safety at all times.

Job Requirements
High School degree or equivalent required.

Minimum Work Experience
High School diploma or equivalent preferred; high school level reading, writing, and arithmetic skills; legible handwriting, flexibility and adequate time management skills; sound judgment and problem-solving/decision-making; effective interpersonal skills; familiarity with basic automotive maintenance; basic auto repair skills, such as ability to change a flat tire, ability to check fluid levels and add fluids, ability to check tire inflation, etc.; ability to operate wheelchair.

License Required
Valid California Driver's license (as required by state and CMC Risk Management Dept.);

Expressive Therapist

Expressive Therapist – Posted 1/25/18

Summary
Serving as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team to provide therapeutic recreational and activity services to adult, adolescent, or child patients. Under Aurora Vista del Mar’s care for emotional or substance abuse problems.

Job Requirements
Master's Degree prefered or Bachelors degree in a relevant field (e.g., recreational therapy, music therapy, art therapy, occupational therapy.). Certification or registration preferred. Excellent communication, assessment, evaluation, and interpretation skills. Knowledge of psychiatric and addictive disease diagnoses and treatment; flexibility; teaching or training skills helpful; understanding of, or ability to understand, DSM 5 methodology.

Minimum Work Experience
Minimum of 2 years experience in a healthcare field. Inpatient psychiatric experience preferred.

License Required
Registered/Certified Art Therapist, Recreation Specialist (CTRS®), Recreation Therapist Certified (RTC), Certification from National Governing Organization or active professional eligibility in related field. 

Mental Health Worker (MHW)

Mental Health Worker (MHW) – Posted 1/25/18

Summary
To provide direct patient care to all patients with emotional or psychiatric disorders; to support therapeutic milieu; to ensure the safety and well-being of these patients. To orient and train new hire Mental Health Workers and to be a role model in all aspects of the job duties and responsibilities.

Job Requirements
High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required

Minimum Work Experience
High school level reading and writing skills; acceptable oral and written communication skills; legible handwriting; ability to maintain information as highly confidential; telephone etiquette and customer service skills by phone and face-to-face; familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred; skills in dealing courteously with the public and other staff within the organization; basic knowledge of human behavior or principles of psychology useful; skills in prioritizing and in managing time; problem-solving skills; use of appropriate social skills, including demonstration and respect for staff and patients; empathy toward patients; skills in teaching or assisting with activities of daily living helpful.  Basic or general knowledge of human growth and development helpful; familiarity with, or basic insight into, emotional needs of adolescents; experience with therapeutic limit-setting helpful, or an understanding of level systems or other behavior management modalities; ability to maintain professional boundaries and willingness to seek supervision in this regard.

License Required
CPR, CPI to be obtained within 30 days of hire

Registered Nurse (RN)

Registered Nurse (RN) – Posted 1/25/18Summary

To deliver quality general nursing care to patients who are hospitalized for treatment of psychiatric or emotional disorders; to support the hospital and program philosophy of care; to ensure the safety and well-being of each patient.

Job Requirements

ADN / BSN or equivalent

 Minimum Work Experience

Demonstrates sound leadership skills and utilizes these skills in organizing the activities and schedules for medical and/or non-medical tasks of the Adolescent and Adult for a given shift; record of consistently high quality of clinical and interpersonal skills to be an exemplary role model to others; displays basic knowledge of treatment procedures; interventions common to acute psychotic as well as non-violent crises intervention practice; basic knowledge of abnormal psychology as typically found in the adolescent psychiatric population, application of this knowledge to adolescent or adult knowledge of medical terminology, especially those terms associated with adolescent or adult psychiatric care; thorough familiarity of psycho-pharmacy and the use of psychotropic medications with adolescent or adult psychiatric population, basic teaching and training skills helpful; problem-solving; organizational and time management; crisis intervention skills; written and oral communication skills; skills in facilitating and/or co-facilitating process-oriented and didactic groups.

 Required License

Current CA-RN,  CPR, CPI (or to be obtained within 30 days of hire)

Outpatient Services Therapist

Summary
To provide psychotherapeutic services to all patient and their families; to serve as a member of interdisciplinary team supporting the organization's treatment program and philosophy and assure the deliverance of quality treatment to patients and their families.

Job Requirements
Master’s Degree in a related field

Minimum Work Experienc
Minimum of 7 years of experience or combination of education and experience preferred.
Inpatient Psychiatric Care a plus
Bi-Lingual a plus

Required License
California Licensed - LCSW, LMFT, LPCC

Apply Now

Please send a completed application along with your resume indicating position of interest to:

Aurora Vista del Mar Hospital

Attn: Human Resources
801 Seneca St.
Ventura, CA. 93001
Email: michelle.culpepper@aurorabehavioral.com
Michelle Culpepper
Director of Human Resources

 

 *Vista del Mar is an equal opportunity employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.