The mission of the Department of Clinical Social Services is to provide compassionate, comprehensive, high-quality Clinical Social Services to restore and/or enhance the biopsychosocial functioning of patients and their families.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 01/22/2021 Salary Range : $44.68 to $58.96 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 90% Shift Hour : 6:00pm to 6:30 am, variable days Location : Patient Support Services Building (PSSB) City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) support patients with conditions that span the entire health continuum. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing a full range of evidence-based social work services that are patient-centered and guided by patient's diagnostic condition(s), cognitive, psychological, and emotional functioning, communication and learning capabilities, physical abilities, support system, living environment, and social determinants of health. Social work services include, but are not limited to, the following: biopsychosocial assessments, crisis interventions, psychiatric diagnostic, evaluations informed by the current DSM, suicide risk and safety planning, supportive counseling, grief counseling, abuse/neglect mandated reporting, supporting victims of violence and/or human trafficking, symptom reduction, harm reduction, identification of unknown patients, locating next of kin, education and support to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's diagnosis, illness, treatment and/or life situation, and facilitating linkage to vital community-based resources for patients and families who are experiencing significant emotional, social, environmental, or financial stress due to hospitalization, acute, chronic or terminal illness and/or who need help in meeting their continuing care needs.
Valid California Board of Behavioral Sciences License Clinical Social Worker License without restrictions.
Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work.
Experience within an acute medical hospital, mental health setting and/or health care clinic.
Skills, knowledge and ability performing psychiatric and psychosocial assessments on pediatric/adult/geriatric populations.
Knowledge of legal requirements and guidelines for providing psychiatric services including the appropriate use of 5l50.
Knowledge of and ability to effectively use current DSM manual.
Knowledge of child abuse, elder abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements, and other significant legislation and laws regulating social work practice, e.g., Tarasoff, patient confidentiality, etc. Ability to make appropriate interventions based on law, professional ethics policy.
Knowledge and understanding of individual, child and family development, human behavior and communication, the influence of culture and values in social work practice, psychotherapy, case management, and the relationship between social work practice and medicine.
Knowledge of community resources and referral protocols.
Special Requirements LCSWs are available on-site 24 hours a day. The LCSW works variable hours which include occasional overtime, flexible hours, weekends and holidays to meet the operational needs. This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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