Kaiser Permanente Marriage Family Therapist - Adult Team in San Francisco, California

Interviews, assesses and evaluates patients and families who present themselves for psychiatric dysfunction; provides professional counseling and treatment with the goal of maximizing personal/familial functioning.

Essential Functions:

  • Interviews patients and family members to assess nature and extent of psychiatric problem.

  • Develops, implements and evaluates treatment approaches for patients and affected family members.

  • This may include individual, marital, family, group and intensive therapeutic modalities.

  • Maintains confidential individual case summaries.

  • Confers and consults with staff physicians regarding patient's progress and treatment; confers with attending physicians regarding hospitalized patients and recommends treatment plans.

  • Provides appropriate support to member's family, including explanation of treatment, instructions in how to support treatment and interventions to increase acceptance of and adherence to treatment.

  • Utilizes resources of public and private agencies and community organizations to meet the needs of the member's treatment to include referral of the member and/or members family to external resources.

  • Establishes liaisons to utilize resources of public and private agencies/community organizations to meet member and program needs.

  • Participates in departmental program development, implementation and evaluation.

  • This position does not have the authority of hire, fire or discipline.

Basic Qualifications:


  • N/A.


  • Master's degree in Applied Behavioral Science required.

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

  • Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

  • Current license as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor in the State of California.

Additional Requirements:

  • May be required to participate in the department on-call rotation.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous post license, paid experience as a member of a psychiatric treatment team in an outpatient setting/program under licensed supervision (usually two (2) to four (4) years) preferred.

  • Knowledge of state regulations with regard to ethics, treatment, patient rights and confidentiality preferred.


TITLE: Marriage Family Therapist - Adult Team

LOCATION: San Francisco, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.