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Job Description

The Therapist is a member of the Neurosciences Institute and the Chemical Dependency, SolMar, Aspire, and Admin departments (Hoag Addiction Treatment Center or HATC). The Therapist works in close collaboration with the Medical Director, Clinical Managers and all members of the HATC multidisciplinary team. The Therapist is responsible for exceptional service to all customers, both external and internal. The Therapist has a primary responsibility providing clinical care and case management to the patients, their families and/or significant others throughout the course of treatment, and across multiple levels of care. The primary focus of the Therapist is to provide assessment, treatment planning, referral recommendations, discharge planning, education and direct therapeutic intervention for patients and their families throughout the course of treatment.

The Therapist maintains responsibility for establishing and achieving the goals of the patient’s treatment plan, both through direct intervention and through coordination with other members of the team and outside providers by way of referrals when necessary. The Therapist maintains primary responsibility for the patient experience in treatment, and serves as the patient’s primary point of contact with the treatment team. The Therapist maintains and manages a caseload and provides individual therapy sessions along with other therapeutic interventions when needed. The Therapist is a fundamental member of the Addiction Treatment Center and will be called upon to apply skills to other areas of the program as needed. The Therapist reports to the Clinical Manager.


Essential Functions


  • Executes efficiently and effectively on job responsibilities toward the mission, vision and values of Hoag and HATC.
  • Proactive and highly engaged support of the program’s clinical operations and processes, with an emphasis on the highest quality Patient experience and family support.
  • Particular focused collaboration required with the HATC medical team, admissions and utilization review team.
  • Exceptional communication with family, referral sources, outside professionals, insurance companies and all parties involved in patients treatment and outcome.
  • Active in on-going process improvement in quality, efficiency and satisfaction of Patients, staff and all internal/external customer groups.
  • Represents Hoag and HATC across multiple channels both inside and outside of the Organization.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of program standards, policies and procedures.
  • Projects an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct.
  • Maintains a high degree of interpersonal skills.


Education, Training and Experience



  • License, Certification, or Registered Intern in Addiction Treatment or related Mental Health Field (MFTI, LMFT, LCSW, Psychologist, Licensed Psychologist)



  • Experience in addiction/behavioral health environment; hospital experience


Skills or Other Qualifications



  • Demonstrates excellent, effective communication, interpersonal skills, organizational ability, and ability to follow instructions.
  • High degree of organizational skills. Able to set assignment priorities, work independently within established guidelines and maintain confidentiality
  • Creative problem solving skills and abilities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and synergistic relationships across multiple customers.  
  • Able to handle ambiguous situations with tact and good judgment.
  • Achiever personality style with an eye for continuous improvement in self, others, policies, systems and processes.



About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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