(LCSW) Clinical Social Worker (part-time) | University of California San Diego - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

San Diego, California

This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion. Special Selection Applicants : Apply by 01/0/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance. Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable). DESCRIPTION The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego, which reports through UC San Diego Health System, plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes the expansion of the student health and well-being center under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services. The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and SHW Administration. SHS provides oversight of primary urgent care, women's health and specialty care for a student body of over 43,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students as well as supporting services including laboratory, pharmacy, imaging. SHS' multicultural, multidisciplinary and student-centered staff consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, Social workers, medical assistants, pharmacists, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical lab assistant, administrative and other healthcare professionals. SHS provides integrated clinical services to address the medical needs of the individual students, as well as to foster the well-being of the students as a whole person. In addition, SHS supports the public health needs of the campus community. SHS is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and is fully committed to continuous quality and safety improvement through the utilization of data, outcome, and patient experience measurements. SHS is seeking a skilled licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) who is committed to reducing barriers to student mental health care in a multicultural university environment, and has experience providing brief counseling, crisis intervention, case management, and other clinical services to a diverse population of people. Primary responsibilities for this position involve addressing the mental health needs of students by providing crisis management and risk assessment, brief psychotherapeutic intervention and evaluation of needs, and case management services to foster their matriculation and academic success at UCSD. This position requires proven knowledge, training, expertise in suicide prevention, risk assessment and crisis management, as well as demonstrated sustained engagement with culturally proficient services to under-represented people and young adults, in the service of promoting their personal development, well-being, and academic success. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree from an accredited school of social work. Must possess an unrestricted clinical social worker license issued by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Proven ability to manage difficult and complex mental health cases with thorough understanding of the legal issues surrounding working with higher risk students. Demonstrated experience directing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating case management services for individuals with multiple personal and life problems. Proven ability and experience coordinating care with community mental health resources. Knowledge and experience providing time-limited counseling and psychotherapy, evaluation, diagnosis, and crisis intervention. Proven ability to consolidate clinical information from a variety of sources into assessment and the treatment planning process, including the ability to plan and conduct treatment interventions. Knowledge of various psychological theories, therapeutic interventions, pharmacology, and differential diagnoses using DSM-IV and ICD-10. Demonstrated ability to think creatively, to asses, analyze, prioritize and solve an array of clinical and psychosocial problems. Commitment and expertise in working with diverse populations and/or underrepresented college student populations. Knowledge of student development theories to explain college student behavior, including psychosocial theories, cognitive/structural theories, and ecological and integrative theories. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of state and federal health care privacy laws,

San Diego, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

While there are certainly wonderful opportunities to teach and conduct research at HERC campuses, of the 42,000 jobs on hercjobs.org, over 24,000 (or 57%) are non-teaching positions. You will find jobs in healthcare, administration, software, information technology, finance, technical and trades, social work, student affairs, and much, much more.

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