Clinical Social Worker I/II

University of California, San Francisco
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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
Job Summary
Provide a description of the overall purpose of the position. “Why does this position exist?”
The incumbent will be assigned to the Citywide Case Management Forensics. In this position, the incumbent will work with the Behavioral Health Court with dually diagnosed individuals. The incumbent will provide comprehensive assessment, crisis intervention, case management, individual and group therapy, and substance abuse services. Clients will receive their mental health and substance abuse services at the Center.  Clinician will be assisting clients in meeting their needs and will make referrals as appropriate.  Part of the SFGH Department of Psychiatry’s comprehensive effort to treat high risk clients in the community and to reduce unnecessary use of institutional care.

Req Number
Job Title
Clinical Social Worker I/II
Employee Class
Shift Length
8 Hours
Additional Shift Details
Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5pm
Bargaining Unit
University Professional and Technical Employees - Health Care Professionals Unit (UPTE-HX)
Job Category
Professional and Managerial
Required Qualifications
  • CSW I: Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related field from an accredited university and registered with the Board of Behavioral Science as An Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) or Intern Marriage Family Therapist (IMFT).
  • CSWII: Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related field from an accredited university and possession of the requirements necessary for application for licensure as determined by the California Board of Behavioral Science.
  • Case Management experience
  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others. Ability to work in a high stress, high volume area and work well under pressure and with deadlines. Ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately, and be detailed oriented. Able to efficiently prepare written summaries of activities, set priorities and complete reports within required timeframes. Knowledge of medical and/or psychiatric terminology
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work as a team member in a culturally diverse setting
  • Able to lift 50lbs and climb stairs
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance and reliability
  • A preliminary job offer and assignment may be extended pending successful background clearance.
  • An understanding of mental health issues and sensitivity toward mental health clients
  • Ability to work with clients and program staff from diverse cultural and social class backgrounds
  • Ability to obtain San Francisco County Jail Clearance through the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department

Preferred Qualifications
  • Two years working with severely mentally ill adults, the homeless and dual diagnosed populations
  • One year experience doing community based case management and the ability to do outreach including to SRO hotels
  • One year experience working with individual actively involved in the criminal justice system
  • Prior related UC experience

Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Department Description
The San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) is dedicated to providing services that integrate medical, psychiatric, and addiction treatment. SFGH is the largest provider of acute psychiatric care and the only San Francisco provider of psychiatric emergency care.
About UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
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