Dignity Health LCSW for PHP/IOP in NORTHRIDGE, California


Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visit for more information.



Northridge Hospital Medical Center


This position provides ongoing intensive group psychotherapy and occasional individual and family sessions as needed in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Works closely with multidisciplinary treatment team in the development of treatment plans and discharge planning. Makes referrals for financial or other identified resource needs and facilitates continuity of care for post-discharge and engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources. Maintains timely and thorough documentation on patient care activities. May also participate in managed care reviews for medical necessity authorizations. Works with an adult population with mental health diagnoses and some patients with dual diagnosis. Ability to collaborate and communicate with members of the medical staff including psychiatrists. May occasionally float to inpatient department to provide assistance.

This is a Monday through Friday program and is closed on weekends and holidays. Environment includes a warm and inviting office space and comfortable program area for participants

The work schedule for this benefited part-time position would be Monday, Wednesday and Fridays only.



  • Masters degree in social Work from an accredited program.

  • Advanced degree with field placement or job experience in hospital, health, mental health or related setting.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.

  • Must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs.

  • Bilingual Ability (Spanish & English) desirable.

  • Management of Assaultive Behavior class. California State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Must be California State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

  • Must maintain current Fire Safety cards.

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Job ID 2018-58369

Employment Type Part Time

Department Partial Hospitalization-Psych

Hours / Pay Period 48

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8-4:30, Mon, Wed, Fri

Work Schedule 8 Hour