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SOCIAL WORKER--per diem
Heritage Oaks Hospital • Sacramento, CA
Posted 9 days ago
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Heritage Oaks Hospital is part of the UHS family of providers. Located in the northern part of Sacramento, Heritage Oaks is a fully accredited 125-bed acute psychiatric facility offering a full range of individually tailored treatment services to adolescents, adults and senior adults.
We are seeking talented individuals to join our energetic, compassionate team of behavioral health professionals in providing clinical excellence to our patients as they strive to meet their treatment goals and work towards an improved quality of life. We are currently considering candidates for per diem Social Worker. Utilizing therapeutic treatment skills, the social services clinician performs social services functions to include a full biopsychosocial assessment, individualized treatment plan, brief consultation for patients and families preparing for discharge and the development of a safe discharge plan including referrals for continued treatment and housing when appropriate. The social services clinician also provides therapeutic group based interventions and crisis interventions to assist the patient in achieving his/her optimal level of emotional health.Job Requirements
Education: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy, or related discipline. Prefer incumbent to be licensed, license-eligible, or registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Experience: Social Worker requires a minimum of one (1) year experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills; must have strong clinical assessment skills.
License: LCSW, LMFT, license-eligible, or registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences preferred.
Additional Requirements: Handle With Care training within 30 days of employment and prior to assisting in a restraining procedure. Current CPR certification is required. Must be able to pass a department competency exam upon hire. May be required to work flexible hours and overtime.