Psych Social Worker - M
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Psychiatric Social Worker is a member of an
interdisciplinary team who provides direct assessment, diagnosis
formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention and
psycho-education to members and/or family members. Must be familiar
with all aspects of psychopathology and recognize the appropriate
and timely clinical treatment intervention needed. The Psychiatric
Social Worker may work with specific age group as is determined by
training and certificate. Must be familiar with and have expertise
in a variety of treatment modalities. The majority of the position
will be spent in direct patient care.
Competencies:Timely and appropriate assessment, diagnosis,
treatment planning and treatment intervention of
members.Appropriate selection of treatment modality to member's
presenting problem.Is an effective communicator of clinical
material to member and clinical staff.Provides high internal and
external customer/patient satisfaction.Demonstrates expertise in a
variety of treatment methodologies.Provides appropriate and timely
documentation of clinical encounters in member's charts.Is
knowledgeable of KP and community resources.Adheres to all mandated
guidelines for patient's clinical care and license.Maintains
license.Conduct initial interview with Members by eliciting and
interpreting the psychological and social meaning of
complaints.Determines urgency of member's need.Provides a
professional interpretation of member's presentation and recommends
a course of therapeutic action, selects appropriate treatment
modality.Provides treatment to adults, adolescents and
children.Renders appropriate and immediate guidance & therapy for
members in crisis or in need of clinical services.Maintains written
record of therapy, prepares reports and letter; phones, writes and
visits (with member permission) social agencies, schools relatives,
friends to obtain pertinent information.Provides clinical
consultation in an integrated health care environment regarding
family interactions, sociocultural determinants and community
resources.Provides telephone assessment, counseling, resource
information and referrals.Proficient in identifying and treating
the span of developmental stages.Proficient in various treatment
modalities including, but not limited to individual, group family &
child therapy.Complies with organizational, departmental,
state/federal guidelines & all regulatory agency policies and
procedures.Participates in QM & CQI activities.
- Two (2) years of post-graduate experience in a behavioral
health setting required.
- Master's degree in a related Behavioral Health Care field
License, Certification, Registration
- Valid and current CA LMFT license required.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) required.
- Knowledge of and ability to utilize current DSM nomenclature
- May consider LCSW, with a Master's Degree in Social Work, job
code 66536, for this position.
- Position may include every other/rotating weekend.
- May be filled by LCSW or LMFT.
Primary Location: California,Lancaster,Lancaster Mental Health
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Working Hours Start: Variable
Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type:
Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:
B11-PSC|NUHW|NUHW Psych Social Chapter Job Level: Individual
Contributor Department: 20Th St./Antelope Valley MOB - Mental
Hlth/Psychiatry-RegClin - 0806 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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