Dignity Health LMFT - Psych Acute 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. Visitfor more information.




Northridge Hospital Medical Center

The LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST-LMFT assists with the daily programs and with social work activities of unit. The LMFT performs assessments and assists with planning the continuum of care throughout the patient's stay and after discharge. Works with adult, geriatricand adolecent populations.



  • California State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) required.

  • Masters Degree from accredited marriage and family 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.

  • Management of assualtive behavioral training required.

  • Bilingual ability (Spanish & English) desirable.

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Job ID 2018-49975

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Behavioral Health

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8

Work Schedule 8 Hour