POSITION TITLE: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health
REPORTS TO: Behavioral Health Manager
SUPERVISION GIVEN: Individual and group
JOB SUMMARY: The LCSW I is responsible for providing quality behavioral healthcare services to patients including psychosocial assessment, intervention, referral and consultation to providers. This position is a combination of remote and on-site work.
KNOWLEDGE OF WORK
Knowledge of the current Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and ability to accurately use this knowledge to diagnose patients and inform treatment planning
Knowledge of psychotropic medications and physical health conditions/chronic disease
Knowledge of crisis intervention, applicable laws and ethical consideration related to patient rights, treatment, safety and confidentiality
knowledge of Microsoft Office required
Knowledge of Federally Qualified Health Centers and the key health center principles and guidelines
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prioritizes, schedules and conducts brief evidence-based therapy for patients with mild to moderate behavioral health symptoms and health behavior issues
Assesses, refers and advocates when appropriate, for services outside of the brief therapy model of care
Provides crisis intervention as needed
Provides education and support to patients and their families to encourage compliance with medical and behavioral regimes
Communicates and collaborates with appropriate community partners
Provides consultation to appropriate primary care staff and providers on behavioral health issues of patients and guide and assist in making CPS/APS reports or contacting law enforcement as needed
Documents patient visits and related information into the electronic medical record in a timely and thorough manner
Develops and presents trainings, in-services, and updates to providers and staff on behavioral health topics
Writes letters documenting and/or summarizing diagnosis and treatment as requested and appropriate
Attends and presents at group and individual supervision, in a frequency prescribed by the Behavioral Health Supervisor
Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
Masters in Social Work from an accredited school of social work required.
Current California Licensed Clinical Social Worker license required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; Bilingual (English/Spanish) language preferred.
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required; ability to handle difficult patients.
Strong computer skills; electronic health record system preferred.
Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
The OLE Health Team
We pride ourselves in being a multi-cultured organization and value the diverse cultural experiences and perspectives each of our patients and employees bring to this medical family. OLE Health believes in a workplace centered around diversity and respect. In our environment everyone has an opportunity to connect with others and make an impact on a daily basis.
Although people come to work at OLE Health for a variety of reasons, when you ask them what they like the most, more often than not they say the people…. the patients and the employees. We have many long term employees that have been with us for 10, 20 and even over 30 years! We take our jobs very seriously while we also have a lot of fun.