Providence Health & Services Licensed Clinical Social Worker Child & Family Development Center ( Per Diem - Days ) in Santa Monica, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( Per Diem / Day Shift ) to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Provide in depth in-home mental health assessments to newly detained foster children ages Birth -18 through the Multi-disciplinary Assessment Team (MAT).

  • Develop mental health recommendations which will be used by dependency court to determine best services for those foster children.

  • Clinician will be in close contact with DMH, DCFS and will be interviewing foster children, foster parents, birth parents and any other possible caretakers as required.

  • Clinician will provide Summary of Findings to DCFS and DMH team once assessment is completed and work collaboratively with DCFS to reach decisions which are in the child’s best interest.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters of Art or Masters of Science from an accredited graduate school for Social Work, Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, or Art Therapy.

  • Licensed in the State of California by the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners.

  • Completed Degree plus two years of Internship

  • Demonstrated knowledge of working with and collaborating within a mental health/social services system.

  • Demonstrated training and background in working with the target population including experience with DCFS and DMH

  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Timely submission of paperwork.

  • Good written & verbal communications skills

  • Able to be flexible and to establish/sustain good team-building -skills/relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate services to the target population

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Child & Family Development Center was established in 1962 to serve the social-emotional needs of children (0-21 years old) and their families. The Center has a strong history of providing culturally sensitive and linguistically responsive mental health, outreach and developmental services, with priority given to underserved, overburdened and at-risk families who are unable to access quality services elsewhere . Services are child-centered and family-focused. Located in Santa Monica, the Center is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States.

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 141217