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Acadia Healthcare Social Worker I PHP/IOP Program (Full-Time) in San Jose, California


Job Description

  • Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings to discuss psychosocial assessment, treatment planning and ongoing discharge planning.

  • Conduct crisis intervention with the supervision of Program Director and/or Charge Nurse.

  • Conduct educational lectures for patients and families, at admission, during facility stay and after discharge, as indicated.

  • Document patient progress and participation in process groups and educational lectures.

  • Serves as a liaison between clinical staff and patients, keeping staff informed of high risk issues.

  • On an on-going basis identify potential patient problems and discuss them in the multidisciplinary treatment meeting.

  • On an on-going basis, participate in monitoring treatment outcome.

  • Appropriate documentation completed in accordance with federal, state and Joint Commission regulations. In addition to department and facility policy and procedure.

  • Communicate continually with the patients and staff.

  • Communicate with the patients/families to ensure understanding of treatment protocols as indicated.

  • Manages caseload and assumes responsibility for patient chard documentation and ensures comprehensive treatment delivery.

  • Is the liaison between patients and assigned psychiatrist ensuring psychiatrist is aware of patient behaviors and needs observed by hospital staff.

  • Manages psychiatry visits, charts and patients M-F to ensure streamline procedure with daily psychiatry visits.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Masters in counseling psychology, social work or related field.


  • Associate Marriage and Family Therapist registered with CA BBS or Licensed Marriage and Family (LMFT)

  • Associate Social Worker registered with CA BBS or Licensed Clinical Social Worker




  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Licenses & Certifications


  • Lic Social Worker

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)