The Psychiatric Social Worker is a member of an
interdisciplinary team who provides direct assessment, diagnosis
formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention and
psycho-education to members and/or family members. Must be familiar
with all aspects of psychopathology and recognize the appropriate
and timely clinical treatment intervention needed. The Psychiatric
Social Worker may work with specific age group as is determined by
training and certificate. Must be familiar with and have expertise
in a variety of treatment modalities. The majority of the position
will be spent in direct patient care.
Competencies:Timely and appropriate assessment, diagnosis,
treatment planning and treatment intervention of
members.Appropriate selection of treatment modality to member's
presenting problem.Is an effective communicator of clinical
material to member and clinical staff.Provides high internal and
external customer/patient satisfaction.Demonstrates expertise in a
variety of treatment methodologies.Provides appropriate and timely
documentation of clinical encounters in member's charts.Is
knowledgeable of KP and community resources.Adheres to all mandated
guidelines for patient's clinical care and license.Maintains
license.Conduct initial interview with Members by eliciting and
interpreting the psychological and social meaning of
complaints.Determines urgency of member's need.Provides a
professional interpretation of member's presentation and recommends
a course of therapeutic action, selects appropriate treatment
modality.Provides treatment to adults, adolescents and
children.Renders appropriate and immediate guidance & therapy for
members in crisis or in need of clinical services.Maintains written
record of therapy, prepares reports and letter; phones, writes and
visits (with member permission) social agencies, schools relatives,
friends to obtain pertinent information.Provides clinical
consultation in an integrated health care environment regarding
family interactions, sociocultural determinants and community
resourcesProvides telephone assessment, counseling, resource
information and referrals.Proficient in identifying and treating
the span of developmental stages.Proficient in various treatment
modalities including, but not limited to individual, group family &
child therapy.Complies with organizational, departmental,
state/federal guidelines & all regulatory agency policies and
procedures.Participates in QM & CQI activities.
Minimum two (2) years of post graduate experience in a
behavioral health setting required.
Master's degree in Social Work required.
License, Certification, Registration
Valid and current CA LCSW license required.
Knowledge of and ability to utilize current DSM nomenclature
required. National Provider Identifier (NPI) required. May consider
LMFT, with a Master's Degree in a Behavioral Health field, job code
65339, for this position.
Clinical experience in TFCBT, DBT, Cognitive Behaviroal Therapy,
LGTBQ, and transgender treatment is preferred.
Will complete biopsychosocial assessments, and provide
individual and group therapy to children, teens, and adoloscents.
This position may also provide case management assistance to
patients in the clinics. Possible travel between the Sylmar and
Santa Clarita clinics. May be filled by LCSW or LMFT.
Primary Location: California,Santa Clarita,Santa Clarita Mental
Health Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue,
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours
End: Varies Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee
Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B11-PSC|NUHW|NUHW
Psych Social Chapter Job Level: Individual Contributor Department:
Behavioral Health Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is
an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive
workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental
status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status,
genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of
diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen.
Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be
considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and
state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but
not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance
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