Behavioral Health Therapist - LCSW, West LA/Santa Monica
Santa Monica, California 90401

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesProvide positive care solutions within an award-winning health system. Grow your career while enhancing quality of life for those most in need. Leverage your expertise to make a real difference in the community. You can do all this and more at UCLA Health.

You will provide a wide range of services as part of a multidisciplinary team, with an emphasis on outpatient practice within the UCLA Primary Care Network. This will involve serving diverse child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. You will be responsible for psychosocial assessments; care coordination; team consultation; individual, family, couples, or group psychotherapeutic treatment; serving as a liaison with community agencies; treatment plan documentation; and disposition planning and advocacy.
UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. We are also home to the David Geffen School of Medicine, an internationally-respected center of advanced medical education and research. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become the trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care for the many communities we serve. If you're looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.
Multiple locations available, including Santa Monica, West LA, Marina Del Rey, Brentwood and Calabasas, as well as flexibility in schedule.
Salary range: $46.63-$55.73 Hourly

QualificationsWe're seeking an experienced CA Licensed Clinical Social Worker with:

*  Master's degree
*  Experience collaborating with healthcare providers in a multidisciplinary setting
*  Working knowledge of general theoretical and clinical models
*  Ability to develop rapport with patients
*  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
*  Ability to document/chart to ensure current and accurate medical records
*  Knowledge of social work ethics and scope of practice
*  Ability to perform a complete mental exam and recognize changes in mental status
*  Knowledge of relevant community resources
*  Proficiency in coordinating care with providers and community agencies
*  Ability to serve as a patient advocate with assertiveness, persistence, and diplomacy

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Date Posted : 01/26/2023