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The purpose of this position is to provide clinical services to adult Primary Care patients with behavioral health disorders as part of an interdisciplinary team utilizing a Collaborative Care Model. This will occur under the supervision of the Langley Porter Hospital & Clinics Associate Medical Director of Integrated and Collaborative Care. This clinician will provide assessment, develop treatment plans and perform brief therapeutic interventions, including both individual and group evidenced-based psychotherapy. Case Management services will be performed utilizing a patient tracking system to maintain a clinical registry of active patients. When appropriate, assists patients in applying for and obtaining other social services while providing a safe and supportive environment and adhering to laws regarding confidentiality and reporting requirements. Activities may include responding to potential program referrals, completion of intake documents, crisis intervention, case management, patient advocacy. The LCSW maintains accurate detailed documentation in an electronic medical record system. Collaborates closely with Behavioral Health and Primary Care providers; make referrals to other community and mental health agencies when indicated. Training will be available to learn the use of web-based registry and therapies utilized in the Collaborative Care Model, such as Problem Solving Therapy and Behavioral Activation. Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital & Clinics and UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Health Professionals (AHP) to be credentialed through its Office of Medical Affairs & Governances (OMAG) in order to practice and function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric AHPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all Langley Porter and UCSF Medical Center sites. Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days and must be completed prior to the first working day.
Licensed in the State of California (LCSW)
Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited university
Experience of working with children, adolescents and families
Experience working in interdisciplinary team setting
Excellent time management skills
Superior communication and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated excellence in reliability and attendance
The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations
Experience of providing vocational and educational support
Bilingual/Bicultural - Spanish or Mandarin
Previous experience in early psychosis treatment or research program
Previous UC experience
Previous experience working with SMI population
Licensed in the State of California (LCSW)
Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital & Clinics and UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Health Professionals (AHP) to be credentialed through its Office of Medical Affairs & Governances (OMAG) in order to practice and function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric AHPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all Langley Porter and UCSF Medical Center sites. Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days and must be completed prior to the first working day.
Living Pride Standards
Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center's values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.
Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.
Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices
Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.
Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.
Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.
Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.
Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.
Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.
Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.
The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.