St. Mary’s Medical Center has been caring for the health of San Franciscans since 1857 when it was founded by eight Sisters of Mercy from Ireland. It is an accredited, not-for-profit hospital, located across the street from Golden Gate Park. It is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community.
Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, innovating orthopedic and spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered on Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, and Orthopedics.
Applies Dignity Health Core Values to the performance of every job duty. These Values include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence. Is responsible for performing duties in accordance with the philosophy and standards of SMMC under the direction and supervision of the RN. The MHC is responsible for gathering physiologic and behavioral data, providing therapeutic interventions and emotional support for patients. The MHC is responsible for leading behaviorally and process oriented therapy groups. The MHC is also responsible for making psychodynamic observations based on social learning theory. The MHC is part of the treatment team and participates in developing treatment plans. The MHC will assist in running the milieu based on a solid theoretical framework of milieu therapy, including psychodynamic, behavioral and crisis intervention theory. Applies Dignity Health Core Values to the performance of every job duty. These Values include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence.
Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, nursing, human development or other related health field. Relevant post-graduate education (18 months/27 units) from an accredited college or university may be substituted if the curriculum is comparable (developmental theory, psychopathology, clinical theory.)
Aggression management training.
Must have a current BLS for the health care provider certification.
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