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Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor
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UCLA Health | Venice, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under supervision of the Behavioral Health Director, provide on-going high quality clinical supervision to BH staff, volunteer therapists, interns and others as needed. Clinical supervision includes approving and assuring appropriate documentation and assuring staff is using evidence based practices in short term treatment modalities. Be available for consultation by medical and behavioral health staff. Also responsible for direct clinical service through individual, couple and family and/or group psychotherapy, as well as integrated care with the medical staff. Responsible for clinical supervision of volunteers and interns. Ensure that evidence based practices are being user. Approve unlicensed staff documentation in the EMR. Be available for consultation by staff for crisis situations. Help with group supervision if volunteers are unavailable. Ensure high quality clinical supervision of unlicensed staff. Be aware of training needs of staff and work to assure needs are met. Provide psychotherapy for patients of the clinic in short term treatment. Provide on-call Behavioral Health coverage in the medical clinic for integrated health model. Help with challenging cases and complaints. Attend staff meetings in the department and clinic. Represent VFC as needed in outside meetings as needed.

Job Qualifications
Graduation with a Master's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work or Social Welfare. Current and valid license in Clinical Social Work from the State of California. Bilingual (English/Spanish) language proficiency to do therapy. Demonstrated work experience with diverse cultures and low-income populations including homeless. Expertise in providing clinical services to children, teens, families and adults. Knowledge of the application of diverse therapeutic approaches to treating psychosocial problems. Highly experienced in handling crisis situations and staff distress from challenging clinical cases. Skill and experience providing individual and group supervision to Master's level clinicians. Oral communication and interpersonal skills in order to facilitate meetings, do presentations, and communicate with staff, volunteers, students and patients. Ability to work as part of multi-disciplinary team. Knowledge of community mental health, medical and social services. Knowledge of California reporting laws. Ability to model positive attitude during changing landscape in Behavioral Health, including ideas regarding productivity support.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.