Behavioral Health Clinical Social Worker, Full Time, Fountain Valley, CA
MemorialCare Medical Group
March 8, 2018
Fountain Valley, California
Full Time - Experienced
At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. MemorialCare stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers and physician groups, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
As a member of the Care Team, the behavioral health clinical social worker is a core member of the collaborative care team. This includes the patient’s medical provider and psychiatric consultant, as well as the larger primary care or medical team. The behavioral health clinical social worker is responsible for supporting and coordinating the mental and physical health care of patients on an assigned patient caseload with the patient’s medical provider, and, when appropriate, other mental health providers. In addition, the behavioral health clinical social worker must be able to assist the patient in a sensitive and supportive manner, while acting as an advocate on behalf of the patient.
Previous experience (min 3 years) functioning as a clinical social worker with an emphasis on behavioral health.
General knowledge of health care delivery systems and regulatory requirements.
Proficiency in computer and software utilization in support of job functions.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of California