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Title LCSW
Categories Northern California
Salary $39 – $49/ hr
Location Oakland
Job Information

LCSW needed in Oakland starting within the next month. This is FT, M – F, basic business hours and will last 3 – 6 months, possibly longer. $39 – $49/ hour based on how many years post licensure. This position is covering an increase in clients and a maternity leave. You will see 6 – 7 clients/ daily. Daily breakdown- 10% charting, 10% meetings and 80% client contact. Clients receive 6 – 8 sessions post intake, position is mainly crisis stabilization. You will need to use your own computer and phone, can use google for privacy.

We are hiring a LCSW to work with a multi-disciplinary collaborative team providing integrated health services, including primary care, behavioral health, and case management at our Health Center. This individual will help ensure that quality psychosocial services are delivered to clinic patients. The agency is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California. Our client provides comprehensive, compassionate care to over 66,000 patients in socio-economically underserved regions of the East Bay Area. They provide medical, dental, behavioral health, and school-based services at 16 primary care sites across Oakland, Berkeley and West Contra Costa County.

Provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments, mental health diagnoses, treatment plans and psychotherapy using appropriate modalities for patients with issues such as: depression, anxiety, trauma, grief/loss, addiction, domestic violence, behavioral health problems, and psychosocial stressors. Works with other team members (primary care provider, RN, Case Managers, Medical Assistants, Psychiatry and Benefits Advocates) to provide disability documentation and assistance with crisis intervention and triage as needed. Crisis intervention includes assessment, de-escalation, and notifying the public mental health crisis response team, if necessary.
Works with team members to provide follow-up assessment and prevention planning after any crisis, including follow-up with outside agencies.
Maintains clinical and administrative records in accordance with contractual and billing requirements and submits encounter forms on a daily basis.
Participates in weekly multi-disciplinary team meetings including in case conferences and promotes integrated primary/mental health care in coordination with team members and external partners.
Participates in quality improvement efforts related to behavioral health and integrated models of care.
Consults informally with providers as needed.
Follows all State of California mandated reporting requirements.

-Experience providing mental health services to diverse, low income populations.
-Familiarity with evidence-based practices for treatment of behavioral health conditions.
-Experience in clinical case management.
-Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in fast-paced primary health care setting and prioritize competing job demands. Must be a self-starter, able to balance counseling, case management and administrative tasks.
-Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to working with a diverse staff and with a patient population from various ethnic, socioeconomic, age, education, lifestyle, and experiential backgrounds, particularly with the homeless population.
-Computer literate in MS Office applications
-EPIC EHR experience preferred
-Prior experience with Medi-cal charting

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