LCSW
Buffalo, New York, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Social Worker
Specialty LCSW
Salary $70,000 – $85,000 yearly
Degree Required Master's in Social Work
Position Type Full Time Part Time
Work Environment Outpatient
Location Long Beach, California, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 9/19/23

Full-time/Part-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Needed at Sierra Mental Care Center in Long Beach, CA

We promote healthier communities by providing quality, safe, patient-centered healthcare services in medically under-served areas, regardless of ability to pay.

We like to think globally and act locally. While serving our community, we are committed to becoming a model for other health centers to emulate. Our mission guides our work every day.

We are seeking employment of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is eager to work in a diverse environment. This person must have a passion to work in an under-served environment and must be a team player.

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

Works directly as a clinician, in the office and the community, with assigned clients who experience symptoms of major mental illness and/or severe emotional disorders.

POSITION CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Establishes a positive rapport and trust with clients and co-workers; demonstrates trustworthiness.
  • Effectively participates as a team member to advance common team goals; demonstrates a focus on collaboration.
  • Effectively and respectfully works with others who have diverse traditions, beliefs, interpersonal styles, attitudes, and behaviors.
  • Functions effectively within the organizational and financial structures of COHC and other external systems in which they interact.
  • Maintains the standards set forth by professional ethical guidelines and the code of conduct of COHC.
  • Works individually and within teams to improve skills and achieve performance goals and improve outcomes with a focus on choice & empowerment.
  • Identifies, prevents, and reports unsafe situations; uses appropriate procedures to assure safety environment.
  • Conducts brief, evidence-based, and developmentally appropriate screening and conducts or arranges for more detailed assessments when indicated.
  • Creates and/or implements integrated care plans, ensures access to linked services, and exchanges information among clients, family members, and providers.
  • Provides a range of brief, focused prevention, treatment, and recovery services for clients.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works directly as a clinician, in the office and the community, with assigned clients who experience symptoms of major mental illness and/or severe emotional disorders
  • Effectively participates as a team member to advance common team goals; demonstrates a focus on collaboration
  • Effectively and respectfully works with others who have diverse traditions, beliefs, interpersonal styles, attitudes, and behaviors
  • Functions effectively within the organizational and financial structures of COHC and other external systems in which they interact
  • Maintains the standards set forth by professional ethical guidelines and the code of conduct of COHC
  • Works individually and within teams to improve skills and achieve performance goals and improve outcomes with a focus on choice & empowerment
  • Identifies, prevents, and reports unsafe situations; uses appropriate procedures to assure safety environment
  • Conducts brief, evidence-based, and developmentally appropriate screening and conducts or arranges for more detailed assessments when indicated
  • Creates and/or implements integrated care plans, ensures access to linked services, exchanges information among clients, family members, and providers
  • Provides a range of brief, focused prevention, treatment, and recovery services for clients
  • Assists with crisis intervention efforts and intervenes as required
  • Carries a caseload to clients including assessment, individual, group, and family therapy
  • Ensures clients receive treatment services that are focused on presenting problems and clients request service
  • Monitors client meetings, admission, continued to stay, and discharge criteria
  • Ensures timely completion of reports and data submission
  • On-call coverage during and after program hours as assigned
  • Participates in committees to improve agency service delivery and quality improvement

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Expert knowledge of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for assigned populations, risk assessment, and crisis management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrates competency in age-related or specialty issues and developmental needs for each population served.
  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years experience as a clinician is preferred.
  • A Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) or related field is required.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: LCSW in the state is required.
  • Additional Qualifications: Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.

SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • Now offering a Sign-on Bonus!
  • Base Salary: $70,000-85,000 per year
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Referral Bonuses

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