Sutter Health Psychiatric Social Worker I - Outpatient MH (Per Diem) in San Mateo, California

Position Overview:

Join a dynamic and supportive multi-disciplinary team of dedicated professionals at Mills Peninsula Medical Center. Seeking therapists to work in PHP/IOP programs (adult, adolescent, seniors and chemical dependency) in the Outpatient Behavioral Health department. Carry a caseload of patients for whom you will develop treatment plans and provide crisis intervention, case management, individual, group and family therapy. Group therapy occurs daily and includes process groups, educational groups and skills groups using DBT, CBT and other evidence based treatments. Conduct concurrent reviews with commercial payers.

This is a per diem position with requirement to cross train for all programs.


  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or Psychology.

  • Minimum of 1 year in the field of psychiatric services.

  • Licensure in the State of California (as LCSW, LMFT or Psychologist) is required within 2 years of hire date. If not licensed, registration as an associate is required.

  • BLS (AHA) required.

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills; strong interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of and experience with use of community services.

  • Adolescent & adult mental health partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient program experience preferred

Organization: Mills-Peninsula Health Services

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day/Evening

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.