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    Adelanto, CA

    CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER I

    Colorado

    Social Worker I (Per-Diem)

    Seattle, Washington

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    Social Worker I (Per-Diem)

    Seattle, Washington

     

    Please visit our careers page to learn more and apply online:

     

    https://careers-scca.icims.com/jobs/19504/social-worker-i-%28per-diem%29/job

     

     

    Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Join us and make a difference!

     

    The Social Worker I - Per Diem* is responsible for providing professional social work services (i.e., screening, motivational interviewing, brief interventions, counseling, resource identification and navigation) to adult patients and families. Collaborates with SCCA partner institutions to ensure continuity of care across systems. Uses clinical judgment and problem solving skills to address patient and family emotional/psychological, social and developmental issues. Facilitates referrals to internal and community resources. Assists and advocates for patients, with concrete needs. Strives to achieve the highest in patient (customer) satisfaction. Supports the mission of SCCA and its affiliates.

     

    *The Per Diem employee in this role could work anywhere between once per week to once per month depending on the needs of the department (covering vacation, sick-leave, and LOA's). The position would be ideal for a candidate that is less than a 1.0 FTE and/or is seeking p/t occasional work

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provides screening and psychosocial assessments to determine patient needs and priorities. Assessment includes: distress screening (including coping/adjustment to diagnosis), mental health screening/evaluation – including alcohol/drug use, understanding support systems and financial, housing and legal issues
    • Develops care plans with patients (and family/significant other, as appropriate) based on patient needs and readiness/motivation for change – to promote optimal psychological, emotional and social functioning throughout the course of treatment
    • Provides brief intervention or counseling as needed
    • Provides crisis intervention as needed
    • Assist patients/family w/ navigating the healthcare delivery system and advocates for the patient during this process
    • Identifies and maintains up to date information on SCCA and community resources in collaboration with other SW staff and patient navigators
    • Shares knowledge of specialized resources
    • Is able to effectively work with referral sources to address/respond to patient/family needs

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate School of Social Work or equivalent clinical related degree field
    • WA State Department of Health registration/certification/licensure
    • Strong assessment and crisis intervention skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively with patients/families from diverse cultural backgrounds
    • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams
    • Counseling individuals and families

     

    Preferred:

    • Minimum of 3 years of health care experience
    • Experience working with oncology patients and family members/significant others
    • Experience working with a multidisciplinary team
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training
    • Skills in screening for distress and mental health conditions, including substance use disorders
    • Brief interventions training
    • Motivational interviewing training
    • Grief and loss training

     

    Computer Skills Preferred:

    • Outlook, Word, Excel
    • Experience with an electronic medical record

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


    Posted 6/16/2021

    CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER I

    Colorado

    SUMMARY

     

    The Clinical Social Worker I is a licensed clinician that conducts psycho-social assessments and interventions with patients/families and serves as a liaison with multi-disciplinary care team and external community agencies to implement interventions.

     

    The CHIP Clinic serves children, youth, young adults, pregnant women and families living with, affected by, or at-risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) with support from federal, state, local and research grants. This position involves the clinical and case management of a caseload of youth and young adults living with HIV. This role has unique documentation related to Ryan White Care Act grant requirements. Role requires ability to build authentic relationships with diverse communities including communities of color, LGBTQ community, and socio-economically diverse communities. Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to actively engage with community of HIV service providers. CHIP values and is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of our team and with patients. CHIP is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color.

     

    POPULATION SPECIFIC CARE

     

    Neonate - 30 days to 1yr

    Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrs

    Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrs

    School age - >5yrs to 13yrs

    Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrs

    Adult - >18yrs to 65yrs

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

     

    An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.

     

    1. Develops and implements service/treatment interventions that provide a variety of services to meet patient/family needs.

    2. Monitors progress, cooperation, and acceptance of services.

    3. May serve on department and hospital-wide committees as directed.

    4. Develops a therapeutic relationship with the patients and families to assist with the social, financial, and psychological problems associated with hospitalization and/or outpatient treatment.

    5. Develops and maintains relationships with peers within and outside of the department as well as community resources.

    6. Conducts initial needs assessment to gather information on the patient/family’s medical, social, and financial history.

    7. Serves as a liaison with multi-disciplinary care teams and external community agencies to identify, implement, and monitor treatment goals.

    8. Facilitates staffing, care conferences, etc to coordinate care between the treatment team.

    9. Compiles and prepares case records, reports, and documents that comply with state and federal standards in providing case notes, treatment plans, and evaluations.

    10. Participate in on call and rotation.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Exhibits knowledge and skills to support in the area of Grief/Loss

    • Ability to recognize boundary concerns and the skills to educate others on that area.

    • Demonstrates knowledge of de-escalation techniques and the abilities to utilize those techniques with families.

    • Ability to prioritize various tasks/responsibilities to meet daily requests

    • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to meet requirements of mandated reporting and the necessary documentation

    • Demonstrates strong communication skills with internal and external parties

    • Ability to build positive rapport with families and children

    • Utilizes best practice to ensure effective patient care

    • Practices and promotes patient/family centered care

    • Identify and utilize appropriate resources for family/child

     

    SCOPE & LEVEL

    Guidelines: Developmental, standard, or intermediate level. Guidelines are generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to the work assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by general oral or written instructions.

    Complexity: Falls between the entry and full performance/senior level. Employee primarily applies standardized practices.

    Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situations are limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases. Brings non-routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelines or that are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor.

    Communications: Contacts with team members, clients or the public where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, or presented and some degree of discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of the job function.

    Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardized work situation, the employee performs duties common to the line of work without close supervision or detailed instruction. Work product is subject to continual review.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education: Master’s degree in Social Work

    Experience: Equivalent of 1 years of full time work experience providing psycho-social assessment and interventions to patients and families.

    Equivalency: None

    Certification(s): None

    Licensure(s): Licensed Social Worker (LSW) PH

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS 

    • Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Fair

    • Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good

    • Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Exposure: Exposure to blood/body fluid: Regular/Frequent.

    • Exposure: Exposure to cold/heat: Occasional.

    • Exposure: Exposure to dampness: Occasional.

    • Exposure: Exposure to infectious diseases: Occasional.

    • Exposure: Exposure to noise/vibration: Occasional.

    • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Independent discretion/decision making.

    • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Makes decisions under pressure.

    • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Manages stress appropriately.

    • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works with others effectively.

     

    SALARY INFORMATION

     

    Annual Salary Range (Based on 40 hours worked per week): $58,798.07 to $88,197.11 Hourly Salary Range: $28.27 to $42.40

     

    BENEFITS INFORMATION 

     

    As a Children’s Hospital Colorado team member, you will receive a competitive pay and benefits package designed to take care of your needs that includes base pay, incentives, paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, company provided life and disability insurance, 403b employer match (retirement savings), and a robust wellness program.

     

    HOW TO APPLY   https://www.childrenscolorado.org/about/careers/

    Job Opening ID: 67711

    Department: 1004531 (CHIP)

     

    Posted 6/16/2021

    Germanna Cares Social Worker/

    Great Expectations Coach

    Germanna Community College

    Fredericksburg, VA - 630

    Hiring Range

    $59,440 - $88,200 commensurate with education, experience and credentials, plus full state benefits

     

    Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna Community College is centrally located in Fredericksburg, VA between Washington D.C. and Richmond and between the Blue Ridge mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. Full of history, the area offers a community rich with diversity, the arts, technology, vineyards, hiking, canoeing/kayaking and many other activities.

     

    Germanna is seeking a Social Worker to support the College’s goal to eliminate barriers to access and success for all students. The purpose of the position is to coordinate intervention programming and community referrals to address external barriers and promote student success. The position facilitates identification of students with basic needs insecurity that can impact academic achievement. The social worker will coordinate programming and referrals, and assess intervention effectiveness in collaboration with the College Care Team. This position is specifically assigned to oversee a program that is designed to assist foster care youth and students who were formerly in foster care.

     

    General Job Duties:

    • Great Expectations – Serve as Coach to students participating in the Great Expectations (GE) program for former foster care youth.
    • Responsible for recruiting program participants through collaboration with the Department of Social Services and other community agencies.
    • Single Stop – Manage the Single Stop online screening tool to assist student in determining eligibility for community and governmental resources.
    • Serve as point of contact with Single Stop for trouble shooting and editing.
    • Assist students in completing the Single Stop eligibility screener and provide follow up services.
    • Ensure Single Stop resources are current and update as needed.
    • Germanna Cares – Serve as Chair of the Germanna Care Team.
    • Maintain a systemic response to student need, connect students to community-based services and college specific resources.
    • Develop programs and interventions that assist students with basic needs such as food, affordable housing, transportation, technology, and access to health care.
    • Assist students with applications for Emergency funds. and follow up with recipients.
    • Collaborate with community agencies to streamline referrals.
    • Ability to network with internal and external stakeholders to identify resources to address basic needs
    • Ability to plan and implement programs, procedures, and processes to support students
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality, professionalism, and maturity in handling sensitive information
    • Ability to work with diverse student populations
    • Excellent public speaking skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Project management experience
    • Knowledge of social service delivery systems, campus services, and community services

     

    Special Assignments

    May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

     

    KSA's/Required Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Social Work or related discipline
    • Experience working with diverse populations

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bilingual (Spanish)
    • Experience working in a social-services agency
    • Experience working in a community college
    • Higher education experience
    • Experience working with foster care youth
    • Licensed Master Social Worker in Virginia
    • Operation of a State Vehicle Yes

     

    Supervises Employees No

    Required Travel

     

    May be required to travel to all college locations, to attend conferences, professional development opportunities, etc.

     

    Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/34153

     

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society.

     

    An EEO Employer

     

    Posted 6/9/2021

     

    Experienced Counselor

    Deerfield, MA

    POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

    Deerfield Academy seeks a dynamic and experienced Counselor to start on August 15, 2021. We’re looking for a Counselor who cares deeply about the welfare of our students, works collaboratively with colleagues, and is committed to developing an inclusive community. As an institution, Deerfield actively seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty. We also offer an outstanding working environment, excellent benefits, and students who are eager to learn.

     

    ABOUT DEERFIELD:

     

    Deerfield offers an unmatched environment for teaching. Near the Five Colleges (Amherst, Smith, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire College, and UMass Amherst), Deerfield’s 300-acre campus hosts exceptional facilities that enable powerful teaching both in and out of the classroom. Our students are engaging and excited to learn—and they are willing to work hard at their studies. Outside the classroom, our community is focused on active and ethical living.

     

    Our teachers are committed to ongoing renewal. We seek candidates who are genuinely committed to their own growth, who are eager to work with colleagues to review the curriculum and programs we offer, and who can foster critical thinking, empathy, and determination in our students. As a boarding school, our faculty teach, mentor, and model—in the classroom, in the dorm, at the dining hall, and on the playing field.

     

    Diversity is essential to Deerfield’s success. Diverse perspectives within our school population fuel creative and innovative thinking, build empathy and consideration, and provide varied skills and experiences from which the entire community can benefit.

     

    Deerfield actively seeks candidates who are members of or support traditionally underrepresented groups, especially in terms of race, sexual orientation, and educational background.

     

    ABOUT THIS POSITION:

     

    Job Responsibilities:

     

    • The primary responsibility will be to provide support and psychotherapy to our student body and their families.

    • Other responsibilities include mental health programming and outreach, consulting with faculty, regular on-call shifts, crisis assessment and intervention, and support of peer counselors and proctors.

    • The Counselor will report to the Director of Counseling and will also work with two other full-time Counselors.

    • Other responsibilities include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment, such as dining hall duties, committee work, and other routine duties. Qualifications:

    • Required qualifications include eligibility for Massachusetts licensure as a psychologist or clinical social worker.

    • Interest, experience, and demonstrated clinical skill working with adolescents across genders is essential.

    • The interest, initiative, and energy to thrive with a lively and fast-paced workplace, a sense of humor, and the ability to work as part of a team.

    • The ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers, administrators, staff, and outside professionals.

    • Demonstrated multicultural competency

    • The desire to work in a residential academic community.

     

    Apply here for the Counselor position.

     

    Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in Western Massachusetts with 650 students and 140 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

     

    Deerfield Academy is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.

     

    Posted 6/1/2021

    Job Title: Functional Family Therapist (Clinician II)

    Johnson County KS

    Organizational Unit: Johnson County KS -> Mental Health -> MNH-Pediatric Services

     

    Location: Johnson County - KS US; Mental Health - Olathe - Olathe, KS 66061 US (Primary)

     

    Position Grade: 17.16 Exempt

     

    Pay Range (actual pay depends on qualifications): $24.03 - $36.04

     

    Employment Category: Fulltime-Regular (40 hrs, Full Benefits)

     

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Several Evenings Required

     

    Job Description: Johnson County Mental Health is hiring a licensed Master’s Level Clinician to work in their Family Focus program, providing clinical services to justice involved youth, ages 12-18, who are referred by the Department of Corrections and have been diagnosed with severe emotional disabilities (SED) and their families. Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is provided with the goal of maintaining severely emotionally disturbed youth in the most natural, least restrictive setting possible. The schedule requires evening availability. Services will primarily take place in the youth/families home, with an office location in Olathe. This team with utilize Functional Family Therapy as the primary mode of treatment. Training/experience with FFT and working with youth involved in Corrections is a plus. This position will remain open until filled.

     

    Job Responsibilities:


    • Provides family therapy to clients in the home or office. Follows best practice guidelines/standards of care in work with clients.
    • Conducts initial clinical intakes and assessments for new clients.
    • Completes required documentation in both EMR’s (JCMHC and FFT’s). Develops, monitors, and updates treatment plans. This will include completing SED Waiver eligibility and accompanying paperwork.
    • Conducts hospital and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility screens for persons at risk of danger to self or others. Develops diversion or discharge plans to ensure safety in the community.
    • Functions as part of a treatment team by attending regular team meetings and providing support to others.
    • Provides resource referrals.
    • Provides crisis interventions when needed.
    • Coordinates care with probation officers and other members of the court as needed.


    Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Addiction Counseling, or other Human Services field; Kansas Behavioral Sciences licensure (i.e. LMSW, LMSP, LMFT, LPC) at the master’s level in the area of focus; valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; and successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Consideration will be given to new or upcoming graduates with pending degree conferral and/or licensure as long as both degree conferral and Kansas licensure is obtained by time of an employment offer. Applicants who meet Kansas licensure requirements may be considered if Kansas licensure is obtained by time of an employment offer and licensure is pending confirmation at the time of employment application.

     

    Preferred qualifications: Kansas Behavioral Sciences license at the clinical level (i.e. LSCSW, SCP, SCMFT); and one year of experience in the in the treatment of severely emotionally disturbed children and their families.


    Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.


    Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.


    Driving Status: Intermediate (5% to 25%)

     

    Category: Health, Welfare, and Social Services

     

    Apply on our website at: https://jocogov.hua.hrsmart.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/5155.

     

     

    Posted 6/1/2021

    Social Service Practitioner I & II-III Public Defender

    Johnson County, Kansas

    The Office of the Public Defender is hiring for Social Service Practitioners (SSP) I to provide professional social work services to adult and juvenile clients and their families as they navigate through the criminal justice system. Social Service Practitioner I is the Trainee class in the Social Services Practitioner series and works under close supervision while acquiring the necessary skills to investigate and/or support cases involving clients who may have physical or psychological issues.

     

    The Office of the Public Defender is also hiring Social Service Practitioners (SSP) II-III to provide professional social work services to adult and juvenile clients and their families as they navigate through the criminal justice system. The work of a Public Defender Social Service Practitioner requires investigating and/or supporting cases involving clients who may have physical or psychological issues. Public Defender Social Service Practitioners may appear and testify in court and attend various San Bernardino County's Special Attendance Review Board (SARB) meetings in an effort to end truancy.


    Minimum Requirements:

     

    Social Service Practitioner I:

    Education: Must be within 12 months of completing a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.

    Note: A copy of the conferred Master of Social Work degree must be submitted one year after hire date or incumbent will be subject to termination.

     

    Social Service Practitioner II/III:

    Education: Must possess completed Master Social Work (MSW) degree.

    --AND--

    Experience:

    Social Service Practitioner II: No experience required,

    Social Service Practitioner III: 3 years full-time (6,240 service hours) completed County service as a SSP II (or County-approved equivalent classification).

     

    For more details, please review the announcement at www.sbcounty.gov/jobs. Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP – open until 6/4/21 at 5 PM. (909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA

     

    Posted 6/1/2021

    West Virginia University

    Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor

    School of Social Work - MSW Online Program

    Job No. 16953

    Morgantown, West Virginia

    The West Virginia University School of Social Work (http://socialwork.wvu.edu) seeks a faculty member to teach and advise in the MSW Online Program beginning in August 2021 or January 2022. This position requires regular presence on the Morgantown campus. The twelve-month position carries the academic rank of Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor, depending on the candidate’s level of graduate education. Teaching faculty appointments at WVU are full-time, promotable, non-tenure track, renewable term appointments with no limit on the number of terms. Academic qualifications include a CSWE-accredited master’s degree in social work (candidates who also have a doctoral degree are eligible for appointment at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor); two years post-MSW professional practice experience; and, documented ability to develop online courses and teach effectively in an online setting.

     

    This position will join a faculty team dedicated to the MSW online program. The WVU School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and enrolls approximately 350 students at the BSW and MSW levels. The MSW Program offers a specialization in Advanced Integrated Practice. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their scholarship, teaching, or service are engaged in the study of anti-racism, equity, and justice.

     

    WVU is a R1 research land grant university located within 90 minutes of Pittsburgh and 3.5 hours from the Washington/Baltimore area. Morgantown has been recognized as one of the most livable small cities in the U.S. There are extensive recreational opportunities, excellent public schools, and a supportive University environment in which to develop a visible and productive career. The WVU Dual Career Program is available to assist candidates with suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.

     

    To apply, visit https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities and navigate to the position title listed above. Upload a single PDF document containing (a) a letter of application outlining your interest in, and qualifications for, the position; (b) vita; and (c) contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. For further information, contact Mandy Weirich, Search Committee Chair, at mandy.weirich@mail.wvu.edu.


    WVU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The university values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

     

    Posted 6/1/2021

    Social Worker I (Per-Diem)

    Seattle, Washington

     

    Please visit our careers page to learn more and apply online: https://careers-scca.icims.com/jobs/19504/social-worker-i-%28per-diem%29/job

     

    Overview

     

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Join us and make a difference!

     

    The Social Worker I - Per Diem* is responsible for providing professional social work services (i.e., screening, motivational interviewing, brief interventions, counseling, resource identification and navigation) to adult patients and families. Collaborates with SCCA partner institutions to ensure continuity of care across systems. Uses clinical judgment and problem solving skills to address patient and family emotional/psychological, social and developmental issues. Facilitates referrals to internal and community resources. Assists and advocates for patients, with concrete needs. Strives to achieve the highest in patient (customer) satisfaction. Supports the mission of SCCA and its affiliates.

     

    *The Per Diem employee in this role could work anywhere between once per week to once per month depending on the needs of the department (covering vacation, sick-leave, and LOA's). The position would be ideal for a candidate that is less than a 1.0 FTE and/or is seeking p/t occasional work

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provides screening and psychosocial assessments to determine patient needs and priorities. Assessment includes: distress screening (including coping/adjustment to diagnosis), mental health screening/evaluation – including alcohol/drug use, understanding support systems and financial, housing and legal issues
    • Develops care plans with patients (and family/significant other, as appropriate) based on patient needs and readiness/motivation for change – to promote optimal psychological, emotional and social functioning throughout the course of treatment
    • Provides brief intervention or counseling as needed
    • Provides crisis intervention as needed
    • Assist patients/family w/ navigating the healthcare delivery system and advocates for the patient during this process
    • Identifies and maintains up to date information on SCCA and community resources in collaboration with other SW staff and patient navigators
    • Shares knowledge of specialized resources
    • Is able to effectively work with referral sources to address/respond to patient/family needs

    Qualifications

     

    Required:

    • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate School of Social Work or equivalent clinical related degree field
    • WA State Department of Health registration/certification/licensure
    • Strong assessment and crisis intervention skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively with patients/families from diverse cultural backgrounds
    • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams
    • Counseling individuals and families

     

    Preferred:

    • Minimum of 3 years of health care experience
    • Experience working with oncology patients and family members/significant others
    • Experience working with a multidisciplinary team
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training
    • Skills in screening for distress and mental health conditions, including substance use disorders
    • Brief interventions training
    • Motivational interviewing training
    • Grief and loss training

     

    Computer Skills Preferred:

    • Outlook, Word, Excel
    • Experience with an electronic medical record

    Our Commitment to Diversity

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

     

    Posted 5/24/2021

    Social Worker I-II

    Seattle, Washington

     

    Please visit our careers page to learn more and apply online: https://careers-scca.icims.com/jobs/19149/social-worker-i-ii/job

     

    Overview

     

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


    The Social Worker I or II is responsible for providing professional social work services (i.e., screening, motivational interviewing, brief interventions, counseling, resource identification and navigation) to adult patients and families. This position will specifically serve the Sarcoma and Renal/Melanoma clinics at the SCCA and will provide cross coverage to other oncology clinics (including BMT and Immontherapy) as needed. The incumbent collaborates with SCCA partner institutions to ensure continuity of care across systems. The incumbent uses clinical judgment and problem-solving skills to address patient and family emotional/psychological, social and developmental issues. The social worker facilitates referrals to internal and community resources, and assists and advocates for patients, with concrete needs. They strive to achieve the highest in patient (customer) satisfaction, support the mission of SCCA and its affiliates, and provide consultation to staff at SCCA, Northwest Hospital, UW Medical Center, and to community resources as needed.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provides screening and psychosocial assessments to determine patient needs and priorities. Assessment includes: distress screening (including coping/adjustment to diagnosis), mental health screening/evaluation – including alcohol/drug use, understanding support systems and financial, housing and legal issues.
    • Develops care plans with patients (and family/significant other, as appropriate) based on patient needs and readiness/motivation for change – to promote optimal psychological, emotional and social functioning throughout the course of treatment
    • Provides brief intervention or counseling as needed
    • Provides crisis intervention as needed
    • Assist patients/family w/ navigating the healthcare delivery system and advocates for the patient during this process
    • Identifies and maintains up to date information on SCCA and community resources in collaboration with other SW staff and patient navigators
    • Shares knowledge of specialized resources
    • Is able to effectively work with referral sources to address/respond to patient/family needs

    Qualifications

     

    Required:

    • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate School of Social Work
    • WA State Department of Health registration/certification/licensure
    • Experience with counseling individuals and families in a clinical setting
    • Strong assessment and crisis intervention skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively with patients/families from diverse cultural backgrounds
    • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams


    Preferred:

    • 3 years of health care experience
    • Experience working with oncology patients and family members/significant others
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and DBT training
    • Skills in screening for distress and mental health conditions, including substance use disorders
    • Brief interventions training
    • Motivational interviewing training
    • Grief and loss training
    • Suicide Assessment skills
    • Experience with electronic medical records

    Our Commitment to Diversity

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

     

    Posted 5/24/2021

    Social Worker II (.80 FTE)

    Seattle, Washington

    Please visit our careers page to learn more and apply online: https://careers-scca.icims.com/jobs/19505/social-worker-ii-%28.80-fte%29/job

     

    Overview

     

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


    The Social Worker II is responsible for providing professional social work services (i.e., screening, motivational interviewing, brief interventions, counseling, resource identification and navigation) to adult patients and families. The incumbent collaborates with SCCA partner institutions to ensure continuity of care across systems. The incumbent uses clinical judgment and problem-solving skills to address patient and family emotional/psychological, social and developmental issues. The social worker facilitates referrals to internal and community resources, and assists and advocates for patients, with concrete needs. They strive to achieve the highest in patient (customer) satisfaction, support the mission of SCCA and its affiliates, and provide consultation to staff at SCCA, Northwest Hospital, UW Medical Center, and to community resources as needed. This position will provide support seen by the Bone Marrow Transplant service.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provides screening and psychosocial assessments to determine patient needs and priorities. Assessment includes: distress screening (including coping/adjustment to diagnosis), mental health screening/evaluation – including alcohol/drug use, understanding support systems and financial, housing and legal issues.
    • Develops care plans with patients (and family/significant other, as appropriate) based on patient needs and readiness/motivation for change – to promote optimal psychological, emotional and social functioning throughout the course of treatment
    • Provides brief intervention or counseling as needed
    • Provides crisis intervention as needed
    • Assist patients/family w/ navigating the healthcare delivery system and advocates for the patient during this process
    • Identifies and maintains up to date information on SCCA and community resources in collaboration with other SW staff and patient navigators
    • Shares knowledge of specialized resources
    • Is able to effectively work with referral sources to address/respond to patient/family needs

    Qualifications

     

    Required:

    • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate School of Social Work
    • WA State Department of Health registration/certification/licensure
    • Experience with counseling individuals and families in a clinical setting
    • Strong assessment and crisis intervention skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively with patients/families from diverse cultural backgrounds
    • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams
    • Basic computer skills required, including Outlook, Word, and Excel


    Preferred:

    • 3 years of health care experience
    • Experience working with oncology patients and family members/significant others
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and DBT training
    • Skills in screening for distress and mental health conditions, including substance use disorders
    • Brief interventions training
    • Motivational interviewing training
    • Grief and loss training
    • Suicide Assessment skills
    • Experience with electronic medical records

    Our Commitment to Diversity

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

     

    Posted 5/24/2021

    Social Worker Bilingual

    Part Time

    NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx

    Bronx, NY

    The PAGNY Health & Research Foundation, Inc. (PHRF) is a not-for-profit organization created in 2016 to help physicians conduct cutting edge population health research and other investigations to enhance the health of all people in the diverse communities of New York City. The PHRF also works to protect our most precious commodity -- physicians -- so they can continue to provide high quality care to our most marginalized neighbors. The PHRF researchers investigate the factors that contribute to physicians’ wellness and implement innovative programs to enhance their ability to provide the best patient care in the hardest of circumstances.

     

    PAGNY physicians and allied health professionals provide high quality, comprehensive health care in the city’s public hospitals to the more than 1.8 million New Yorkers who fall below the poverty line and who have little or no health insurance. Along with quality care, these physicians have been pioneers in the search for a treatment for pediatric AIDs prevention, effective trauma procedures, and so much more.

     

    The Outreach Social Worker, under the supervision of the Program Manager, is responsible for fostering relationships with Teen Option to Prevent Pregnancy (T.O.P.P.) Program participants and provide them with needed resources while in the program. In collaboration with Nurse Educators assigned to each participant, the Social Worker will assess levels of the social determinants of health for each participant, including family planning needs as appropriate.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Managing the delivery of care to program participants from enrollment of the program to the end.
    • Building and maintaining proactive relationships with participants.
    • Identifying participant goals through the use of collaborative communication, counseling methods, and goal-setting to cultivate participant’s motivation to achieve behavioral changes and to help participants achieve self-sufficiency.
    • Working closely with the Program Manager, and Nurse Educators, to deliver timely-coordinated social services in line with program protocols.
    • Evaluating the profiles of participants, initiates preliminary contact, schedules face-to-face visits, and completes assessments on the participants’ individual needs to increase their levels of the social determinants of health, including family planning.
    • Consistently maintains detailed data and notes and submits to the Program Manager on a timely basis.
    • May communicate with past participants.
    • Perform other duties, as assigned.

     

    Qualifications include:

    • Licensed to work as a Social Worker (LCSW or LMSW) in New York State.
    • Minimum 2-3 years of experience, preferably in a large-scale healthcare system.
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) required.
    • High attention to detail. Ability to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines.
    • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment.
    • Must be able to prioritize a variety of time sensitive tasks.
    • Consistently display the highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Must be able to speak and write in Spanish fluently.

     

    For more information regarding this opportunity, or to be considered, please email your resume to: Lea Power Carpenter, Director, Talent Acquisition for PAGNY, at: powercarpenterl@pagny.org or apply online at:

    https://www.pagny.org/careers/foundation/bronx/6110

     

    Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C.

    www.pagny.org

    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

     

     

    Posted 5/13/2021

    Military Behavioral Health Social Worker -

    Center for Deployment Psychology

    Bethesda, MD

    Join the HJF Team!

     

    HJF is seeking a Military Behavioral Health Social Worker to support the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) located at the Rockledge Office in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to CDP. This position may consider 100% remote work.

     

    The Uniformed Service’s University of the Health Science’s (USU) Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP), is looking for a social worker to serve as the primary subject matter expert (SME) and point of contact for an Encounter Skills Training Model and Survey Tool project being conducted in collaboration with the DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DoD SAPRO) and Department of Justice (DoJ) Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Victim Services Division (VSD). The focus of the project is to research and develop a non-clinical encounter skills training model, adapted from an evidence-based clinical model, to expand the core competency skills of DoD and DoJ Victim Specialists.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    1. Research and develop a training curriculum that can be used to train both DoD and DoJ Victim Specialists, with a focus on non-clinical encounter skills. The training curriculum will include PowerPoint slides with speaker notes, handouts, case vignettes and other training resources as applicable.

    2. Complete a thorough literature review of both academic literature and publicly available data from research organizations to help inform work and curriculum that will be summarized in a final written Training Curriculum Literature Review report.

    3. Consult with relevant groups and SMEs to help inform work and curriculum. As well as track and coordinate tasks assigned out to other SMEs and CDP staff related to this project.

    4. Oversee all aspects of piloting the final encounter skills training model to an identified audience.

    5. Provide monthly status reports that detail major accomplishments during the month, problems/resolutions, recommendations, and the estimated completion dates for longerterm tasks. Complete final summary report.

    6. Work closely with CDP’s Assistant director of Program Evaluation who will oversee the development of two assessment tools focused on identifying gaps between current and optimal capabilities to deliver effective victim assistance: 1) a non-clinical victim needs assessment tool, and 2) a victim satisfaction survey tool.

    7. Participate in and monitor the planning and implementation of CDP courses to ensure they meet the criteria of the Association of Social Work Board's Approved Continuing Education standards.

    8. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

     

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of appropriate scientific areas; knowledge of basic clinical skills; ability to analyze and interpret data; experience conducting literature reviews and/or writing manuscripts for publication in professional journals or books and writing and presenting papers at professional meetings and conferences.

     

    Minimum Education: Master’s degree in social work or related field is required.

     

    Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 3-5 years of relevant work experience required.

     

    Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Licensed as a Social Worker in any United States jurisdiction required.

     

    Work Environment: May consider 100% remote work. Travel Requirements: Occasional travel is required.

     

    Travel Requirements: (both CONUS and OCONUS) expected Rare CONUS travel, maybe 2-3 times per year, up to 4 days duration per trip is required.

     

    Background/Security: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust and a Common Access Card (CAC).

     

    Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

     

    Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

     

    Please apply directly to the position via the following URL link to the HJF Careers Website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/HEN1006HMJ/JobBoard/3a6861f3-0883-4466-8b7d35e87635b33d/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=e29d7265-e3e3-41cc-8bed-9f7d43b0c77a

     

     

    Posted 5/13/2021

    Licensed Program Administrator - East Bay

    Contra Costa County, CA

    $5,000 Sign On Bonus

     

    About the Telecare/ Kaiser Permanente Partnership:

    Join our passionate team of mental health professionals who are committed to supporting the recovery of chronically mentally ill individuals. As part of the Telecare Family, the Kaiser Intensive Community Treatment (ICT) program is an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program serving approximately 100 Clients with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) throughout the East Bay.

     

    We partner with Kaiser Permanente psychiatrists and clinical staff to ensure successful engagement in our treatment service program using a community-based mode. All services incorporate our members hopes and goals, are strengths-based, and anchored in recovery principles.

     

    The program is designed to meet the needs of Kaiser members who are high users of inpatient psychiatric services or who are at high risk of acute psychiatric hospitalizations.

     

    About Telecare:

    Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 150 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

     

    Job Details

    Description

    Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 150 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

     

    Telecare is proud to have been recognized by The Bay Area Business Times as the 9th Best Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2020! This is the 18th time we have made the list!

     

    As part of the Telecare Family, the Kaiser Intensive Community Treatment (ICT) program will be an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program serving around 100 Clients with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) throughout the East Bay.

     

    At Telecare Kaiser East Bay ICT, we partner with Kaiser Permanente psychiatrists and clinical staff to ensure successful engagement in treatment services. Our multidisciplinary team will provide short‐term case management and services to help members navigate the mental health system.

     

    Our program uses a community-based model where we connect members to the proper resources in order to help them achieve their wellness goals. All services are recovery-focused, strengths-based, and anchored in recovery principles. Upon arrival, a diverse clinical team will provide an individualized assessment and work with members every step of the way to support their goals in life.

     

    The program is designed to meet the needs of Kaiser members who are high users of inpatient psychiatric services or who are at high risk of acute psychiatric hospitalizations. Services are provided in the community.

     

    Employment Status: Full Time

     

    Shift: AM

     

    Days: Monday - Friday

     

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Administrator manages all aspects of the day to day operations of the Program. This involves ensuring regulatory compliance and actively overseeing quality assurance performance improvements. Additionally, the Administrator collaborates with all corporate departments and outside consultants and represents the Program to State/County agencies, community partners, and consumer groups.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Required:

    o Masters in Social Services with a state license (LCSW, LMFT, RN, Psy D, PHD)

    o Four (4) years of experience in an administrative management position in a health care setting

    o Two (2) years of responsibility for supervision of professional staff, budgeting, program planning, and licensing

     

    • Understanding of community mental health services, psychiatric rehabilitation concepts, and the recovery philosophy

     

    • Must be at least 21 years of age

     

    • Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment

     

    • All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply

     

    Preferred:

     

    • A successful track record working with, and sensitivity to, multi-cultural populations and issues in urban settings are highly desirable

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

     

    • Demonstrate the company mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders

     

    • Plans, organizes, directs, and controls the Program responsible for the Program’s administrative functioning

     

    • Acts as the privacy contact for the Program, maintaining all required records, logs, and systems in compliance with HIPAA regulations

     

    • Implements all Program policies and procedures through the appropriate assignment of duties to the administrative staff

     

    • Manages all strategic planning activities of the Program with the primary goal of ensuring ongoing effectiveness of the Program

     

    • Develops and maintains a productive work relationship with State and local agency representatives; actively participates in meeting customer needs and adapting to changing customer and community needs at all times; acts as liaison between the Program and State/County customers and community partners

     

    • Establishes staffing requirements for all departments, directing the recruitment, selection, and when necessary, disciplinary action within the Program

     

    • Manages the Program within allocated budgetary parameters and collaborates in the development of the fiscal budget

     

    • Supervises all department managers and maintains supervisory authority over personnel assigned to the departments Ensures that the Program complies with all applicable laws and regulations and keeps informed about changes in regulations

     

    • Establishes the vision for the Program

     

    • Manages all strategic planning activities of the Program

     

    • Demonstrates an understanding of Telecare's stakeholders, including members served, families, and customers in all interactions and conduct

     

    • Establishes the culture of the Program and creates initiatives that reinforce the culture

     

    • Acts as the Program's liaison to the Corporate office, ensuring corporate initiatives are implemented and maintained

     

    • Reviews other licensed staff as required by staffing needs

     

    • Provides Clinical supervision

     

    • If employed at inpatient program, must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training

     

    • If employed at outpatient program, must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training

    Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of management.

     

    SKILLS

     

    • Knowledgeable about budgeting, HR, and applicable program regulations

     

    • Good communication, team building, and problem-solving skills

     

    • Familiarity with psychiatric conditions and recovery principles

     

    • Good customer relations skills

     

    • Skilled at identifying and removing barriers to change

     

    • Knowledge and experience using the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

     

    The employee is occasionally required to stand, twist and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, bend, and do simple and firm grasping occasionally. The position requires manual deviation, repetition, and dexterity and to occasionally drive.

     

    EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

     

    To apply, visit:    https://apptrkr.com/2251645

     

    Posted 5/13/2021

    Program Administrator - Behavioral Health 393

    San Jose | California | United States

    Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 155 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we 're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

     

    Telecare is proud to have been recognized by The Bay Area Business Times as the 9thBest Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2020! This is the 18th time we have made the list!

     

    As part of the Telecare Family, the Kaiser Intensive Community Treatment (ICT) program will be an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program serving Clients with Serious Mental Illness (SMI). The program is designed to meet the needs of Kaiser members who are high users of inpatient psychiatric services or who are at high risk of acute psychiatric hospitalizations. Our teams work closely with Kaiser's Psychiatrists and Psychologists to ensure best of class treatment and support services. All services are provided in the community.

     

    Our inter-professional team partners with Kaiser Permanente psychiatrists and clinical staff to provide community-based, integrative therapeutic skills building, crisis intervention, short-term case management services and support navigating the mental health system. Eighty percent (80%) of all services are provided in the community where our members reside. We serve 195 Kaiser members- aged 18+, in the Sacramento and upper central valley communities. Our geographical area covers 9 Kaiser medical centers, 60-mile radius travel required. All applicants are required to arrive within one hour of designated Kaiser medical center. Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Spanish speaking applicants preferred.

     

    Employment Status:Full-Time

     

    POSITION SUMMARY

     

    The Administrator manages all aspects of the day to day operations of the Program. This involves ensuring regulatory compliance and actively overseeing quality assurance performance improvements. Additionally, the Administrator collaborates with all corporate departments and outside consultants and represents the Program to State/County agencies, community partners, and consumer groups.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

     

    • Demonstrate the company mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders

     

    • Plans, organizes, directs, and controls the Program responsible for the Program's administrative functioning

     

    • Acts as the privacy contact for the Program, maintaining all required records, logs, and systems in compliance with HIPAA regulations

     

    • Implements all Program policies and procedures through the appropriate assignment of duties to the administrative staff

     

    • Manages all strategic planning activities of the Program with the primary goal of ensuring ongoing effectiveness of the Program

     

    • Develops and maintains a productive work relationship with State and local agency representatives; actively participates in meeting customer needs and adapting to changing customer and community needs at all times; acts as liaison between the Program and State/County customers and community partners

     

    • Establishes staffing requirements for all departments, directing the recruitment, selection, and when necessary, disciplinary action within the Program

     

    • Manages the Program within allocated budgetary parameters and collaborates in the development of the fiscal budget

     

    • Supervises all department managers and maintains supervisory authority over personnel assigned to the departments Ensures that the Program complies with all applicable laws and regulations and keeps informed about changes in regulations

     

    • Ensures compliance with Telecare 's policies and procedures

     

    • Establishes the vision for the Program

     

    • Manages all strategic planning activities of the Program

     

    • Demonstrates an understanding of Telecare 's stakeholders, including members served, families, and customers in all interactions and conduct

     

    • Establishes the culture of the Program and creates initiatives that reinforce the culture

     

    • Acts as the Program 's liaison to the Corporate office, ensuring corporate initiatives are implemented and maintained

     

    • Reviews other licensed staff as required by staffing needs

     

    • Provides Clinical supervision

     

    • Must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training

     

    Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of management.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Required:

     

    o Masters in Social Services with a state license

     

    o Four (4) years of experience in an administrative management position in a health care setting

     

    o Two (2) years of responsibility for supervision of professional staff, budgeting, program planning, and licensing

     

    • Understanding of community mental health services, psychiatric rehabilitation concepts, and the recovery philosophy

     

    • Must be at least 21 years of age

     

    • Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment

     

    • All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply

     

    Preferred:

     

    • A successful track record working with, and sensitivity to, multi-cultural populations and issues in urban settings are highly desirable

     

    SKILLS

     

    • Knowledgeable about budgeting, HR, and applicable program regulations

     

    • Good communication, team building, and problem-solving skills

     

    • Familiarity with psychiatric conditions and recovery principles

     

    • Good customer relations skills

     

    • Skilled at identifying and removing barriers to change

     

    • Knowledge and experience using the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

     

    The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

     

    The employee is occasionally required to stand, twist and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, bend, and do simple and firm grasping occasionally. The position requires manual deviation, repetition, and dexterity and to occasionally drive.

     

    EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

     

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    Equal Opportunity Employer Description

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

     

    Pay Transparency Policy Statement

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

     

    To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2251637

     

     

    Posted 5/13/2021

    Licensed Team Lead (LCSW, LMFT, PsyD, LPCC) – Correctional Facility

    Dublin, CA

    Please email your resumes to asarwar@telecarecorp.com

     

    Ask about our Relocation/Sign-on Bonus!

     

    The Alameda County CA Santa Rita Jail (located in Dublin, CA) is a medium-security detention center operated locally by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are held there for less than two years. The Santa Rita Jail holds about 4000 inmates housed in one of eighteen modern housing units. It is considered a “mega-jail” and ranks as the third largest facility in California and the fifth in the nation. It is recognized as one of the most technologically innovative jails in the world.

     

    Telecare Corporation, the Alameda County Behavioral Health system, and the Santa Rita Jail have formed a unique partnership. Leveraging Telecare’s behavioral health expertise, an interdisciplinary team of nurses, clinicians, and prescribers will provide overnight services, including behavioral health screenings, assessments and evaluations, crisis services, and response to urgent and emergent referrals.

     

    • Employment Status: Full-Time

    • Shift: NOC (11:00pm – 7:30am)

    • Days: Sunday - Wednesday

     

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Licensed Team Lead (Correctional Setting) provides supervision to multidisciplinary teams working with and on behalf of mentally, physically, or developmentally disabled persons; plans, organizes, and directs the work of the staff and program; coordinates service needs, and collaborates with other services and agencies; completes assessments and determines the appropriate level of services for new members; maintains order and supervises the conduct of inmates; protects and maintains the safety of persons and property; and does other related work.

     

    Posted 5/13/2021

    Juvenile Court Clinician, Clinical Social Worker (C)

    Massachusetts

    The Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking a dynamic candidate who will work as part of an interdisciplinary team of forensic clinicians. The Juvenile Court Clinician -Clinical Social Worker (C) provides a broad array of services to the Juvenile Court, including psychosocial evaluations of children, adolescents and families.

     

    The selected candidate also provides emergency evaluations, consultations, liaison, oral testimony as needed and some limited treatment and psycho-educational services. These services are provided to diverse youth and families with behavioral health concerns who come before the Juvenile Court on Delinquency, CRA’s, Care and Protection and emergency mental health and substance use matters. This position has less client contact hours than most clinical positions and includes extensive assessment report writing, record review and collateral contacts as major duties.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

     

    · Provides court-ordered, thorough, expert psychosocial evaluations and consultations of children, adolescents and families, including detailed forensic reports, informal consultative follow-up, and (as needed) oral testimony.

    · Consults with judges, attorneys and probation officers.

    · Provides supervision of staff and trainees.

    · Provides coverage to a primary court location and to other courthouses (BJCC and non-BJCC locations) as needed and requested by DMH Forensic Services.

    · Maintains liaison relationships with various public and private agencies, organizations and officials for optimal integration of BJCC activities with system partners and to ensure access to needed dispositional placements.

    · Provides in-service presentations to clinical staff in subject areas of interest and applicable to clinical work.

    · Participates in collaborative meetings, work-groups, joint initiatives/projects as requested by the BJCC Director and DMH.

    · Maintains a working knowledge of developments, trends, policies, and procedures in the mental health and substance use treatment systems, both public and private, to persons involved in the juvenile justice system through training offered by BJCC and Forensic Services of DMH, through reading materials, and through regular and required continuing education as necessary to maintain a current license.

    Required Qualifications:

    · Considerable knowledge of child and adolescent development and family systems.

    · Considerable knowledge of clinical interviewing, conducting mental status exams, clinical formulation and diagnosis.

    · Ability to write well-organized and concise psychosocial evaluation reports that are readable by non-mental health professionals.

    · Considerable experience supervising social workers and trainees of an equal or lesser level of training/licensure that are performing forensic services.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    · Credentialed as a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician I, or eligible to be credentialed as a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician I per 104 CMR 33.00 within 2 years.

    · Commitment towards diversity, social justice and equity, including a culturally sensitive and humble approach to clinical work.

    · Considerable knowledge of child and adolescent development and family systems.

    · Considerable knowledge of clinical interviewing and conducting mental status exams.

    · Ability to write well-organized and concise psychosocial evaluation reports that are readable by non-mental clinical formulation and diagnosis.

    · Ability to perform at a highly skilled level in crisis intervention and work under considerable time pressure on multiple tasks.

    · Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.

     

    DMH Mission Statement:

     

    The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research.

     

    Total Compensation:

     

    As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

    · 75% state paid medical insurance premium

    · Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans

    · Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs

    · Low cost basic and optional life insurance

    · Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

    · 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time

    · Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities

    · Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options

    · Incentive-based Wellness Programs

    · Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities

    · Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

     

    Pre-Hire Process:

     

    A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

     

    Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

    Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

     

    For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2

     

    Qualifications - External

    First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

    MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

    REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE:

    At least two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience as a clinical social worker after earning a Master's degree in social work.

    SUBSTITUTIONS:

    - A Doctorate in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling education, or human services may be substituted for the required experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.

    - One year of education equals 30 semester hours. Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

    REQUIRED EDUCATION:

    A Master's or higher degree in social work is required.

    LICENSES:

    - Licensure as a Licensed Certified Social Worker or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work is required.

    - Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.

    An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

     

    To apply, please follow the link below

    External career site:

     

    https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210001NU

     

    Posted 5/11/2021

    Juvenile Court Clinician, Clinical Social Worker (D)

    Massachusetts

    The Department of Mental Health is seeking qualified individuals for a Juvenile Court Clinician, Clinical Social Worker (D) position. As part of an interdisciplinary team of forensic clinicians and in a leadership role, the Clinician provides services to the Juvenile Court, including psychosocial evaluations of children, adolescents and families, emergency evaluations, consultations, liaison, oral testimony as needed, and some limited psycho-educational services. These services are provided to diverse youth and families with behavioral health concerns who come before the Juvenile Court on Delinquency, CRA’s, Care and Protection and emergency mental health and substance use matters. This position also provides administrative functions that may be assigned by the BJCC Director and supervisory functions relative to assigned direct reporting staff. This position has less client contact hours than most clinical positions and includes extensive assessment report writing, record review and collateral contacts as major duties.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

     

    · Provides court-ordered, thorough, expert psychosocial evaluations and consultations of children, adolescents and families, including detailed forensic reports, informal consultative follow-up, and (as needed) oral testimony.

    · Consults with judges, attorneys and probation officers.

    · Provides supervision of staff and trainees, as well as forensic mentoring of clinical staff.

    · Provides coverage to a primary court location and to other courthouses (BJCC and non-BJCC locations) as needed and requested by DMH Forensic Services.

    · Maintains liaison relationships with various public and private agencies, organizations and officials for optimal integration of BJCC activities with system partners and to ensure access to needed dispositional placements.

    · Provides in-service presentations to clinical staff in subject areas of interest and applicable to clinical work.

    · Participates in collaborative meetings, work-groups, joint initiatives/projects as requested by the BJCC Director and DMH.

    · Maintains a working knowledge of developments, trends, policies, and procedures in the mental health and substance use treatment systems, both public and private, to persons involved in the juvenile justice system through training offered by BJCC and Forensic Services of DMH, through reading materials, and through regular and required continuing education as necessary to maintain a current license.

    · Works with the Director to create, maintain and ensure compliance with the policy and procedures for the clinic, consistent with DMH and the Trial Court’s expectations, including but not limited to record keeping, supervision, emergency responses and overall program performance reviews.

    · In the Director’s absence, or at their request, has additional supervisory duties, such as running staff meetings, providing consultation for emergency cases to clinicians and the Court.

     

    Required Qualifications:

     

    · Considerable knowledge of child and adolescent development and family systems.

    · Considerable knowledge of clinical interviewing, conducting mental status exams, clinical formulation and diagnosis.

    · Ability to write well-organized and concise psychosocial evaluation reports that are readable by non-mental health professionals.

    · Considerable experience supervising social workers and trainees of an equal or lesser level of training/licensure that are performing forensic services.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    · Credentialed as a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician-I per 104 CMR 33.00 or eligible to be certified as such, and have 2,000 hours of experience in the evaluation and treatment of children and families in relation to the welfare of children, cumulatively, from the beginning of graduate school training.

    · Commitment towards diversity, justice and equity, including a culturally sensitive and humble approach to clinical work.

    · Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.

    · Considerable knowledge of social, emotional, and experiential causes of social dysfunction.

    · Ability to perform at a highly skilled level in crisis intervention and work under time pressure on multiple tasks.

     

    DMH Mission Statement:

     

    The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research.

     

    Total Compensation:

     

    As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

     

    • 75% state paid medical insurance premium

    • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans

    • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs

    • Low cost basic and optional life insurance

    • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

    • 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time

    • Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities

    • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options

    • Incentive-based Wellness Programs

    • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities

    • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

     

    Pre-Hire Process:

     

    A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

    Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

    Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

     

    For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2

    Qualifications - External

    First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

    MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

    REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE:


    At least three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience as a clinical social worker after earning a Master's degree in social work. Based on assignment to second-level supervisory positions, at least one year of experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.

    SUBSTITUTIONS:

    - A Doctorate in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling education, or human services may be substituted for the required nonsupervisory experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.

    - No substitution will be permitted for the required supervisory experience. One year of education equals 30 semester hours. Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

    REQUIRED EDUCATION:

    A Master's or higher degree in social work is required.

    LICENSES:

    - Licensure as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work is required.

    - Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.

    An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

     

    Please follow this link to apply online:

    https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003UI

     

    Posted 5/5/2021

     

    SOCIAL WORKER V

    ENGLISH/SPANISH BILINGUAL

    Monterey County, CA

    INSPIRING HEALTHY LIVES

    through community

     

    At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we do—from the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.

     

    Natividad is seeking to fill one permanent full-time and one temporary Social Worker V - Bilingual position within the Social Services/Utilization Management Department to perform casework of an advanced nature in the most difficult social services areas, requiring the application of highly developed social services expertise and techniques. The Medical Social Work Department at Natividad assists patients and their families who are experiencing difficulties due to a health problem.


    Example of Duties:

     

    • Develops psychosocial assessments utilizing all available data in accordance with department policy and procedure regarding psychosocial assessments and patient care plans
    • Develops psychosocial intervention plans within 24 hours of referral
    • Provides individual, family and group counseling services in accordance with department policy and procedures in regard to psychosocial assessments and scope of social services
    • Collaborates and consults with patients' family, physician, nursing ancillary departments, discharge planners and community resources in planning a patient's discharge
    • Provides a full range of clinic skills, including care plans, referrals, advocacy and support services and interdisciplinary and inter-agency collaboration
    • Refers patients and hospital personnel to all available community service resources

     

    Minimum qualifications include possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university AND at least one year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker; OR possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited two-year counseling program AND at least one year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker; OR possession of a Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education AND two years of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker.

     

    The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of principles of individual and group behavior; principles and techniques of interviewing and recording social casework; methods of psychosocial individual counseling; available social and health services through federal, state and local agencies; principles of group facilitation; current issues and socioeconomic conditions and trends related to public assistance; laws, rules and regulations governing the operation of social services agencies; community organization and the social problems calling for the use of public and private community resources; physical and mental health and the impact on age specific personality.

     

    For more information or to request application materials, contact Natividad, Human Resources Department, 1441 Constitution Blvd., Salinas, CA 93906, (831) 783-2700, or apply at http://www.natividad.com. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NatividadInspiringHealthyLives/ EOE/M/F/H/V

     

    Posted 4/30/2021

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