Job Code and Payroll Title
009314 CLIN SOCIAL WORKER 2
Under the supervision of the clinical supervisor of Citywide Linkage Team (CLT), the Clinical Social Worker I/II (CSW I/II) provides transitional, comprehensive mental health services including crisis intervention/5150 services, assessment, outreach, case management, individual and family therapy to adults who are severely mentally ill, high users of psychiatric inpatient services and/ or with substance use disorder, and links them to ongoing treatment within 6 months. The CSW I/II will screens referrals for meeting program criteria, conducts intake of new clients, including assessment of presenting problems, obtains psychosocial history, conducts mental status examination and diagnosing using the Diagnostic Statistical Manual V (DSM5); provides consultation to a multi-disciplinary treatment team; acts as liaison to inpatient units to facilitate referrals and service/treatment; maintains client records according to California State Medi-Cal and San Francisco City and County requirements; attends staff meetings and participates in training sessions.
This position involves outreach to the community including Shelter in Place hotels, client homes, hospitals, jails as well as treatment programs. As employees of UCSF and contractors with the City of San Francisco we are essential workers and will continue to support and provide direct service during a natural disaster and or pandemic, this includes deployment.
The job will involve the ability to lift 50 lbs. and climb stairs.
This position is located at a City and County Mental Health Clinic in the Mission district - 2712 Mission.
Clinical Social Worker I/II - Spanish Speaking
Additional Shift Details
Monday – Friday; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
University Professional and Technical Employees - Health Care Professionals Unit (UPTE-HX)
• 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), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Associate Marriage Family Therapist (AMFT); and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
• Proficiency in Spanish
• 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.
• 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.
• Demonstrated excellent attendance and reliability.
• A preliminary job offer and assignment may be extended pending successful background clearance.
CSW II: In addition to above,
• Possession of the requirements necessary for application for licensure as determined by the California Board of Behavioral Science; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Note: Physical/health screening required.
• Two years working with severely mentally ill adults, the homeless and dual diagnosed populations
• One year of experience doing community-based case management and the ability to do outreach including to SRO hotels
• Prior related UC experience
• Registered with the Board of Behavioral Science as An Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Associate Marriage Family Therapist (AMFT)
CSW II: In addition to above,
• Possession of the requirements necessary for application for licensure as determined by the California Board of Behavioral Science
Psychiatry SFGH-Division of Citywide Case Management Programs – Citywide Linkage Team
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.
Citywide Case Management Programs is a Division of the UCSF/ZSFG Department of Psychiatry, located at 982 Mission St. Its mission is to provide behavioral health intensive case management services to adults who suffer from serious mental illness, co-occurring substance abuse disorder and chronic medical conditions, experience significant systemic determinant of health, including justice-involvement or other forms of institutionalization, poverty and housing instability.
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