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Clinical Social Worker II
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UCLA Health | Venice, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
This Clinical Social Worker will assist in the development and service delivery of the substance use program and the HIV treatment programs at the Venice Family Clinic. This includes providing clinical interventions using short term treatment with individuals, families and groups, as well as crisis intervention and assessment at the Venice Family Clinic. Assess psychological status, develop and implement realistic treatment plans for all assigned cases for short term interventions. Demonstrate awareness of sensitivity to client's cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Periodically review and update client's treatment goals. Document, both clinically and for billing purposes, and in a timely basis, all patient encounters. Have on-going groups(s) concurrent with individual and family work. Provide crisis intervention as required, including referrals to local agencies, case management services and reporting of abuse and neglect. Work with high risk groups such victims of domestic violence, the homeless, HIV positive and those with addictions.Seek and be available for clinical consultation with medical providers Participate substance abuse treatment program Participate in HIV treatment program and weekly multidisciplinary meeting. Attend staff and clinical consultation meetings. Participate in local community outreach activities and presentations. Meet monthly performance standards. Keep up with timely documentation. Interface with volunteer clinicians as neededOther unique responsibilities as assigned within Venice Family Clinic.

Job Qualifications
Graduation with Master's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work or Social Welfare. State registration with the BBS in CA. Advanced oral Spanish communication skills. Demonstrated work experience with underserved populations, substance using populations and HIV+. Skill at assessing psychological needs of low income population. Demonstrated work experience in individual, family and group therapy. Excellent oral communication skills in order to communicate with providers, students, patients, agencies and volunteers. Ability to manage high volume practice. Working knowledge of California abuse reporting laws. Effective interpersonal skills to diffuse patients who become agitated. Ability to work and help create multi-disciplinary teams. . Knowledge of community mental health and social services. Skill at developing treatment and case management plans. Demonstrated leadership skills to initiate problem solving and program implementation. Working knowledge of diverse cultures including the homeless. Ability to work flexible hours to meet client needs. Ability to percept, supervise and evaluate mental health staff/students. Knowledge of HIPPA compliance for client/agency records according to established professional social standards. Knowledge of early childhood development and substance use disorders. Knowledge of Patient Centered Medical Home.

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.