Job Code: 579
Location: Antelope Valley
Program/Department: Behavioral Health Programs
Reports To: Program Director/Designee
Salary Range: Staring salary based on experience, qualification, and budget. (100% time – 40 hours per week)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Position Purpose: The Clinical Social Workers interviews, coordinates, and plans programs and activities to meet the social and emotional needs of the John Wesley Health Centers patients. The Social Worker also provide psychotherapy or counseling to patients. The Social Worker will work with a multidisciplinary team to ensure that patients are linked to a full range of medical and support services to ensure maintenance of health and well-being.
- Interviews, coordinates, and plans programs and activities to meet the social and emotional the John Wesley Health Centers
- Provide psychotherapy or counseling to patients.
- Will work with a multidisciplinary team to ensure patients are linked to a full range of medical and support services to ensure maintenance of health and well-being.
- Facilitate case conferences on a quarterly basis.
- Provide phone consultation as needed.
- Conduct intake and comprehensive assessment of client’s available resources and needs.
- Maintain collaboration with physicians and other staff at jails and prisons to facilitate linkage to services in the community.
- Develop and review with each client an individual-based treatment adherence plan.
- Educate each client about research, and link clients to appropriate research opportunities when they are released from jail/prison.
- Support client involvement in planning, implementing, and evaluating the program.
- Complete data collection forms and prepare reports as required by the program.
- Maintain quality assurance standards of the program.
- Review/revise Continuous Quality Improvement Plan (CQI) on an annual basis, implement CQI monitoring and meetings according to CQI Plan.
- Licensed Clinic Social Work required.
- Master’s degree in social work, social welfare, psychology, marriage, family and child counseling, and/or marriage and family therapy from an accredited college or university.
- Experience in outpatient clinic setting working with low income and/or homeless individuals.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability preferred.