Licensed Behavioral Health Care Clinician/Counselor (Lead)

Full time @Palomar Health in Behavioral Health , in Substance Use Disorder Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 25950
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Behavioral Health
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

Palomar Health is looking for a Lead Licensed Behavioral Health Care Clinician to join their Behavioral Health Team on a Full-time basis!
Palomar Center for Behavioral Health meets the diverse and complex psychiatric and mental health needs of adults (18 years and older) and older adults with a comprehensive range of services. These services include substance abuse, crisis intervention, inpatient and outpatient care.

Benefits are a valuable part of the Palomar Health total compensation philosophy, as they are a significant portion of your compensation and may equal up to an additional 40% of your salary!

Perks at Palomar Health:

  • Retirement & Pension Plans (6% company contribution after 1 year of service)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision (Free Employee Coverage available)
  • Generous Paid Time Off (Average of 28 days a year)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continuing education


Location: Tucked away in beautiful Poway valley on the northern outskirts of the city of San Diego lies the Palomar Medical Center-Poway (about 30 minutes north of San Diego) owned and operated by Palomar Health. Since 1977, Palomar Medical Center-Poway has served those needing emergency care in the Poway, Rancho Bernardo and Rancho Penasquitos areas. Conveniently located in the heart of San Diego County, Poway enjoys a sunny climate, clean air, a pristine lake and ecological reserves. Known as “The City in the Country,” Poway prides itself on having preserved over half of the city’s 39.4 square-mile area as dedicated open space.



Shift: 8/Hour- Day Shift

Minimum Education:  Master’s Degree in Behavioral Health related field

Minimum Experience: 3 years related medical social work and Behavioral Health related field

Required Certification:  Crisis Prevention (CPI) within 6 months of hire
5150 designation and certification by Palomar Health Behavioral Health Services and San Diego County Mental Health to place patients on involuntary holds and maintains all aspects of ensuring patient rights within 6 months of hire

Required License: Current CA License in Social Work (LCSW), Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS-MH)

Required skills

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