The Social Worker I is part of a multi-disciplinary team providing services to inmates at the Sacramento County Main Jail or Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center. The Social Worker I will plan, organize and conduct a wide range of individual and group activities of a psychoeducational, social, cultural, or creative arts nature which will facilitate diagnosis, evaluation, planning and treatment of inmates receiving services from JPS.REQUIRED-- A Master's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work -- Experience in a social service or healthcare setting (i.e. case management or social worker) -- 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 relation between social work practice and medicine -- Knowledge and skills in the areas of individual, group, and family therapy. -- Basic understanding of community resources -- Demonstrated awareness of, and sensitivity to, dealings with cultural and socioeconomic diversity -- Knowledge of child, 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 policy -- Basic understanding of computer and MS functionality PREFERRED -- Social Work experience in a jail or correctional setting -- Knowledge of criminal justice system, state hospital system, forensic mental healthcare, Probation, Parole, and Department of Corrections SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - 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.