Social Worker / Therapist

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Position Description:

The social worker/therapist is part of a multidisciplinary team that includes medical providers, nurses, medical assistants, social workers, case managers, and peer advocates. The position requires a graduate-level degree and registration with the BBS to collect hours towards licensure or a professional license. This position is responsible for providing behavioral health services to the agency’s clients who are trying to manage their mental health and substance use. This position will carry a caseload of therapy patients and will provide individual social work services to assist clients to achieve more effective personal and wellness goals. This position will not be limited to, but will have a special focus on providing behavioral health services to the transgender community.

  • Conduct intake, assessment and reassessment of clients with mental health and substance use disorders
  • Offer individual psychotherapy for clients referred to the agency, with a special focus on the transgender community
  • Provide onsite consultation for the medical clinic and behavioral programs for urgent situations with a special focus on the Transgender Services Department
  • Develop and utilize multiple modalities to address clients’ substance use and mental health needs, including but not limited to individual psychotherapy using evidence-based treatments
  • Continually update client care plans and develop appropriate discharge plans
  • Participate in all required meetings in order to ensure compliance with HRSA funded grant
  • Provide service referrals, linkages, care coordination, and advocacy services for clients, and monitor the outcomes of these activities
  • Provide referrals to medical and psychosocial service resources and programs when needed
  • Complete necessary documentation, assessments and treatment plans in a timely manner; for third-party payers, thoroughly documents visits for coding and billing
  • Lead and participate in case conferences, monthly staff meetings and in-service trainings
  • Participate in and comply with agency quality assurance, peer review, clinical consultation
  • Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team of medical services, medical case management, prevention and testing services, and other internal and external social support programs
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in social work or equivalent required
  • ASW registration required or equivalent required. License preferred
  • Clinical expertise in assessing and managing the psychosocial needs of low-income populations, multiply-diagnosed patients (HIV, mental disorder and substance abuse), LGBTQI folks, immigrants and refugees
  • Experience with harm reduction, client-centered counseling, motivational interviewing, and other evidence-based treatment approaches
  • Experience working in interdisciplinary teams. Must be able to work independently and also have an adaptable working style and be a strong contributor to team performance
  • Experience developing and facilitating psychotherapy and support groups
  • Demonstrated reliability and good interpersonal, organizational, verbal, written communication skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and have ability to work professionally and ethically within multi-racial and multicultural settings
  • Be able to provide customer service in an effective, courteous and friendly manner and meet the needs of diverse clientele
  • Knowledge of legal mandates and ethical issues related to client privacy and confidentiality
  • Ability to travel within San Francisco and, at times, the Bay Area or nationally
  • When eligible, completion of an Involuntary Hold/5150 certification
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19, complete with booster shot and able to show proof of vaccination
  • Spanish speaking strongly preferred

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes: medical, dental and vision insurance, generous vacation, sick leave and holidays, one-month sabbatical, 403(b) with employer match, flexible work schedule, flex spending account, life insurance, long-term disability, professional development opportunities and more! (Benefits guidelines and eligibility vary based on tenure, employment status and FTE, among other factors).

San Francisco Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. San Francisco Community Health Center does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability status, gender identity, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Position Description:

The social worker/therapist is part of a multidisciplinary team that includes medical providers, nurses, medical assistants, social workers, case managers, and peer advocates. The position requires a graduate-level…

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730 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

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