Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of
Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical
Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long
Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of
services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular
center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which
is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a
legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation's
five largest health care systems. Visit
The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for conducting a
pre-surgical assessment addressing whether the candidate is
adequately prepared from a psychological perspective to proceed
with bariatric surgery or determine if some level of intervention
is needed. Clinician must be registered with the appropriate
licensing board in order to provide patients with clinical
supervision of psychology and social work.
+ Current C.A. License as an M.F. T., L.C.S.W. or a
+ Expert knowledge of psychological and social issues.
+ Successful experience working as part of a multidisciplinary
+ Excellent communication skills.
+ Basic Life Support AHA
+ CA Driver's License
+ Must be able to communicate with others to gather information,
establish and maintain filing system, use computers for scheduling
and payroll management, and use phone, fax, and personal
+ Ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable.
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**Job ID** _2021-152838_
**Employment Type** _Per Diem_
**Department** _Bariatric Program_
**Hours / Pay Period** _20_
**Facility** _St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach_
**Standard Hours** _Once a week 8 hrs_
**Work Schedule** _8 Hour_
**Location** _CA-LONG BEACH_
Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action
employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status,
parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or
any other characteristic protected by law.