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Social Worker - Acute - (SW - Acute)

Company: Club Staffing
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: January 21, 2023

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Job Description & Requirements
Social Worker - Acute - (SW - Acute)
StartDate: 01/09/2023Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1450.00 - 1900.00

Provides mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention services for adult and/or child members who present themselves from psychiatric evaluation with a broad range of mental health needs. Collaborates with treating physician, psychiatric and allied health professional team to plan and direct each individual member treatment program.

Required Qualifications
Develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates clinical treatment programs for the diagnosis, treatment, and/or referral of Health Plan members with acute or chronic mental illness.
--- Participates in staff conferences to select, plan, and evaluate treatment programs.
--- Provides outpatient psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families and groups.
--- Instructs and counsels patients and their families regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens and adherence to prescribed medication regimens, within the scope of practice.
--- May administer specialized therapeutic procedures, as appropriate.
--- Provides appropriate support to members family. May develop and conducts psychoeducational classes and groups.
--- Prepares intake summaries, treatment plans, and case summaries and maintains ongoing confidential records. Charts members treatment and progress in accord with state and NCQA regulations and in keeping with accepted community standards.
--- May be required to participate in the department on-call rotation.
--- Collaborates with physicians in screening and evaluating patients for psychotropic medications, within the scope of practice.
--- Utilizes resources of public and private agencies and community organizations to meet the needs of the members treatment.
--- May develop, implements, and evaluates behavioral medicine and health psychology programs in a variety of settings, including primary care.
--- Provides consultation to other care providers and health educators on matters relating to mental health, health psychology and behavioral medicine.
--- May supervise Post Masters Fellows, Associate Clinical Social Workers, Associate Marriage Family Therapists or Associate Professional Clinical Counselors as needed if supervision course is completed.
--- May provide appropriate support to members family, including explanation of treatment, instructions in how to support treatment and interventions to increase acceptance of and adherence to treatment, at members request.
--- Utilizes resources of public and private agencies and community organizations to meet the needs of the members treatment to include referral of the member and/or members family to external resources, as appropriate.
--- Participates in departmental program development, implementation and evaluation.
--- Reports safety concerns to mandated reporting agencies

--- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (California)
--- Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (California) AND Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Couples and Families Endorsement (California) within 24 months of hire
--- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California)

--- Has experience in assessing, diagnosing and treating a broad range of psychiatric conditions.
--- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
--- Must be familiar with DSM-V as a means of diagnosis.
--- Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations, and professional board standards as is related to member treatment, patient rights, and member/patient confidentiality.
--- May be required to participate in the department on-call rotation.
--- Knowledge of Evidence-Based Practice and psychotherapy research methods.
--- Knowledge of the bio-psycho-social functions that contribute to mental health.
--- Accuracy in diagnosing patients and developing effective treatment plans.
--- Competence in individual, family and group psychotherapy.
--- Professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities.
--- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

About the Facility
With 327 licensed beds, this medical center provides healthcare to residents of the Greater Santa Clara area. As a member of the esteemed Kaiser Permanente group, the hospital boasts state of the art medical technology and some of the region's finest physicians. The facility was founded in 2005 and has grown since opening its doors, today boasting a staff of more than 450 physicians. With 37 departments, including the area's only dedicated cancer treatment center, the Santa Clara Kaiser Drive Medical Offices offers a full range of primary and specialty care options.

Facility Location
Located in the technology hub of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is a place to find booming business as well as culture, arts and entertainment. Surrounded by winding creeks, lush trees and rolling hills, this California town is the perfect setting to enjoy local wineries or the California Mission Santa Clara de As--s, located in the city.

Job Benefits
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

    About the Company
    Club Staffing, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing, with thousands of travel positions available throughout the United States. We are dedicated to meeting the unique needs of each allied healthcare professional; whether it's travel, per diem, temp-to-perm, or permanent. We also offer more therapist, laboratory and medical imaging jobs in more places than other travel companies. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. - We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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