Clinical Social Worker - Per Diem

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Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Title: Clinical Social Worker - Per Diem
Category: Healthcare
Department: SOM Neuroscience
Date Posted: 01/30/2018

Position Information: UCR Health is a team of physicians, specialists and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health of Inland Southern California residents and families by bringing health home to our communities.

Established alongside the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, UCR Health is growing to meet the healthcare needs of the region - bringing innovative, culturally sensitive medical care to our communities. Our patient-centered primary care and specialty services deliver university-based healthcare excellence and innovation to the communities where we live, work and play. To learn more about UCR Health, please visit:

The Clinical Social Worker will provide services to patients referred to the stuttering program, and may provide other services related to mental health. Other duties and responsibilities may include: screening for mental health and substance abuse problems; provide brief motivational interventions and psychoeducation for patients; Conduct biopsychosocial assessments, assessment of high risk behaviors, crisis intervention and brief treatment services and intensive case management to patients who are in need.

The position's primary work location will be at the UCR Health Clinic in Orange County and may be asked to work in affiliate facilities in Riverside. In this per diem capacity, it is expected this position be scheduled 4 to 8 hour shift once a week and may include Saturday shifts. The hours may increase as the clinic grows.

Please Note: The classification title and salary range for this position are currently under review. The candidate will be placed at a flat rate per/hr in accordance with the methodology as defined in the collective bargaining agreement. The proposed title code for this position is covered under the Residual Patient Care Professional Unit Contract (HX).
Please note: UCR is implementing a new job classification system, Career Tracks, with effective dates of September 27, 2015 for non-exempt employees and October 1, 2015 for exempt employees. The payroll title for the position for which you have applied may change at the time of hire or on September 27, 2015 and October 1, 2015, respectively. This change will not impact job duties, responsibilities or a salary that has been offered. Please visit: for further information.

Minimum Requirements: Possession of an active license as a clinical social worker from the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners and the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Candidate needs to be sufficiently computer literate to efficiently document using word processing programs and the electronic medical record.

Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work effectively with staff and patients from diverse ethnic/racial backgrounds, educational levels, sexual orientations and identities.

Ability to stay abreast of new medical knowledge, and to maintain and increase expertise and skills as relevant to clinical practice.

Ability to work independently under general direction and to work collaboratively with others.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience treating and/or working with patients seen in a stuttering clinic setting.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview





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Posted: 2/20/2018
Application Due: 4/21/2018
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