Licensed Clinical Social Workers - 0261
Job Opportunity at JIT Staffing LLC DBA

Posted on Aug 28

http://www.justintimestaffing.com/    512.623.7833

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Contract
Job ID: W4141101

Qualifications:
  • Contract social workers shall meet the following qualifying criteria:
    • Licensed Clinical Social Workers must be licensed through the State of California’s Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) at the independent licensure level.  License must be current and unencumbered.  Proof must be provided prior to their first assignment, and at their licensure renewal date. This also applies to any other required certificates.
    • Ability to clearly write and converse in English, using correct grammar and enunciation.
    • Ability to use computers for basic word processing functions, e.g., Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel.
    • Knowledge of the State of California Welfare Programs.
    • Understanding of human behavior and the impact of the illness on the patient and family.
    • Working knowledge base of medical/psychiatric diagnostic treatment, and procedural terminology.
    • Ability to relate to individuals from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds within and outside VAGLAHS.
    • Basic understanding of VAGLAHS social service role, housing-first model of housing, harm reduction, and homeless services within the VAGLAHS catchment area.
    • Ability to organize and maintain extensive community resources.
    • Skill in prioritizing assignments to assure the completion of work in a timely manner when there are deadlines, despite a heavy workload.
    • Skill in working independently on assignments under frequent interruptions or distractions.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with personnel in CERS Department, personnel in other departments though the medical center, and people from outside of the VAGLAHS.
    • Ability to relate to patients, families, staff and community groups in a sensitive and humanistic manner.
    • Must possess a current, valid, and unencumbered California Driver’s license if assigned to programs where it is necessary to drive in order to provide services to patients in the community
Workload: The total number of hours required is estimated and is subject to change due to vacancies, increase in demand for services (increased workload), unanticipated illnesses and vacation coverage.

Contractor personnel providing services are subject to professional or technical direction from the CERS Clinical Director, CERS Administrative Director, or CERS designee from VAGLAHS. VAGLAHS must receive regular reports reflecting the monitoring of the quality of professional services and the quality of administrative services provided. The social worker must openly participate in consultation with the designated leads regarding complex situations and issues, ethical and legal matters, and any other situation requiring intervention at a higher level of leadership. In any area of assignment within Greater Los Angeles area, the contract LCSW provides direct and indirect services/treatment, through assessing patient status and determining priorities requiring independent judgment, organizational skills, and communication skills and has the ability to utilize an interdisciplinary approach in the provision of care.
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