(LCSW) Clinical Social Worker III

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: San Diego, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ;

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 6/02/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 6/11/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.

Under general supervision, the licensed clinical social worker provides all aspects of psychosocial services including diagnostic evaluations, assessments, treatment planning, care coordination, case management, and brief individual and group therapy in the Outpatient Psychiatry Services- La Jolla Senior Behavioral Health Program. Interviews patients and facilitates discussion around diagnosis and treatment planning. Provides case coordination, client advocacy, and brokerage to obtain services as needed.

Facilitate integration of patient’s care with primary care providers. Provide brief problem-focused individual therapy, facilitate therapy groups to be delivered to patients with ongoing mental health needs and those who require bridge-care services while waiting for access to specialty services. Serve as liaison with other Division providers. Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team.

  • A Master's Degree in related area.

  • LCSW issued by the State of California.

  • A minimum of three (3) years post MSW experience.

  • Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Interest in working with senior population and caregivers in a mental health setting.

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish.

  • Experience working with geriatric population.

  • Knowledge of community resources for geriatric population.

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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