2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
*Job Title:* MSW
*Job Type:* Full-time
*Policy Focus:* Health Care
For over 66 years, The Children's Clinic, Serving Children and Their Families has been dedicated to providing comprehensive health care in a culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate manner to medically underserved, low-income and high-risk populations in Long Beach and surrounding communities.
The Clinic is a true medical home for the greater Long Beach and surrounding communities providing medical care and counseling for well-child visits; acute and chronic care; adult clinic; teen clinic; community outreach and education; immunizations; laboratory testing; prescribed medications; linkage to community resources; and evening and Saturday hours in clinics.
MSW NEEDED FOR AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO WORK IN THE GREATER LONG BEACH COMMUNITY Salary Range: $45,000 - 50,000
Reporting to Medical Director, the MSW is responsible for providing for the delivery of social services including psychosocial evaluation and treatment, advocacy, crisis intervention, teaching, referrals to community services, and assisting as needed with program planning.
-Assists with the development of departmental policies and procedures, and ensures adherence to them. -Provides psychosocial assessment of adult and pediatric patients with complex social, financial, cultural, and psychological issues. -Identifies patient problem areas and strengths/support networks, develops treatment plans, and documents patient progress in accordance with established standards. -Initiates appropriate contacts and follows up with referral sources. -Maintains knowledge of community services available in the area. -Attends community meetings. -Develops and maintains educational and Clinic materials as assigned. -Maintains current in the field by attending seminars, continuing education courses, workshops, etc.
-Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited university. -Knowledge of and ability to work within a complex health care system. -Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well as a team member in an interdisciplinary environment. -Demonstrated competency in strategic planning, critical thinking, communication, negotiation and organization skills. -Excellent written and oral communication skills required. -Excellent attendance record and performance history required. -Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job. -Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload. -Bilingual skills in Spanish.
Contact Darcel Noble, Director of Human Resources: (562)933-0537; fax: (562)933-0438; email: firstname.lastname@example.org