Under direction, provide professional psychiatric case work counseling, treatment, and referral services to children and adults and to do related work as required.
Primary Care Neuropsychiatry
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform intensive case work services with children and adult clients or their relatives.
Participate in the intake process and the evaluation of problems presented in the making of treatment plans.
Gather data relative to client’s personal, social, and emotional history by interviewing clients.
Prepares psychosocial assessments with particular emphasis upon psychosocial factors affecting the client’s ability to appropriately utilize medical care.
Participate directly in individual therapy, group therapy and family therapy and family therapy programs for children and adults.
Cooperate with other staff members and with community agencies in carrying out treatment plans.
Interprets and explains to clients, to staff, to relatives, and community groups the social and emotional understanding of the factors pertaining to emotional disorders in order to provide a better understanding of the social aspects of environmental, emotional, and physical problems.
Attends meetings, keeps records, and makes reports.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature of psychiatric work.
Knowledge of psychosocial aspects of mental and emotional disturbances and mental deficiency.
Knowledge of scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies.
Ability to independently apply the principles of psychiatric social work
Ability to establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of persons contacted in the course of work.
Secure accurate psychosocial data, record such data systematically, write clear, accurate, and concise reports, and interpret statistical data.
Maintain an objective and empathetic understanding of the mentally and emotionally disturbed or mental deficient, be tolerant, use tact, and maintain emotional stability.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Current LCSW or MSW upon hire and maintain current.
Current licensure by BBSE as L.C.S.W. in California.
Two years of work experience in the healthcare field.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience
Shasta Community Health Center is a non-profit primary health care system. SCHC is based in Redding California and serves Shasta and surrounding counties and communities since 1988.
Shasta Community Health Center’s mission is to provide quality health care services to the medically underserved populations of our communities.
Shasta Community Health Ce...nter, working with private and public health partners, and by leveraging and efficiently using its limited resources, will help to create a seamless system of access to compassionate, high quality cost-effective primary and preventive health care for all residents of the communities it serves. Shasta Community Health Center strives to improve the health status within the communities it serves, particularly for those residents who are economically or otherwise disadvantaged.