The California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) is hiring Clinical Social Workers at five diverse locations throughout California! If you’re looking for a job as a Clinical Social Worker, or are interested in learning about future career opportunities, get in touch with us today. Our locations include Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan (Los Angeles), Napa, Patton. Learn more about the duties of a DSH Clinical Social Worker below:
Job and Description Duties – Under the direction of the Supervising Social Workers and Chief of Social Work, the Clinical Social Worker (CSW) provides case management, individual treatment, crisis intervention, and group treatment for patients committed to the Department of State Hospitals. CSWs evaluate patients upon admission, through their hospital stay and through the discharge process. The CSW functions as member of the interdisciplinary team. The CSW serves as a liaison for outside entities such as the courts, continuing care units, and social supports. Candidates must be highly motivated, demonstrate good writing and organizational skills. Organizational skills are a must; be dependable; and have the ability to maintain positive working relationships with all levels of staff.
Minimum Qualifications-Possession of a valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the California Board of Behavior Science.[Individuals who do not qualify for licensure by the California Board of Behavioral Science may be admitted into the examination and may be appointed but must secure a valid license within four years of appointment; however, an individual can be employed only to the extent necessary to be eligible for licensure plus one year. An extension of the waiver may be granted for one additional year based on extenuating circumstances, as provided by Section 1277(e) of the Health and Safety Code. The time duration for unlicensed employment does not apply to active doctoral candidates in social work, social welfare, or social service, until completion of such training.]And Education: Completion of a master’s degree program from an accredited school of social work, approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
Salary: $6,099 – $8,346
Visit us online at https://www.dsh.ca.gov/ or contact the Department of State Hospitals Recruitment Unit to learn how to apply!(916)654-2609, email@example.com