The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) provides a wide range of clinical social services in the hospital and other areas as assigned. This position will work with all hospital patients, which include adult and pediatric patients of all ages. The LCSW will be an active participant and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team by recognizing and offering services that address the biopsychosocial needs of the patient.REQUIRED --Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with the California Board of Behavioral Science. --Must have 3 years of recent experience in a health care setting. --Experience within an acute medical hospital, mental health setting and/or health care clinic. --Basic knowledge of the various types of medical conditions, treatment options, and community resources. --Skills, knowledge and ability performing psychiatric and psychosocial assessments on pediatric/adult/geriatric populations. --Knowledge of suicidal behavior, the ability to assess lethality, and the ability to develop appropriate treatment plan. --Knowledge of legal requirements and guidelines for providing psychiatric services including the appropriate use of 5l50. --Knowledge of and ability to effectively use current DSM manual. --Skills, knowledge and ability working with death/dying/bereavement issues. --Knowledge of child abuse, elder abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements, and other significant legislation and laws regulating social work practice, e.g., Tarasoff, patient confidentiality, etc. Ability to make appropriate interventions based on law and professional ethics. --Knowledge and understanding of individual, child, and family development, human behavior and communication, the influence of culture and values in social work practice, psychotherapy, case management, and the relationship between social work practice and medicine. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT ----The LCSW must maintain a current LCSW licensure with the Board of Behavioral Science to maintain employment with UC Davis Health. --Must be able to work variable hours, which include weekends and holidays, to meet the needs of our patients. --THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT.
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.