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Psychiatric Social Worker

Company: Center for Elders' Independence
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: November 13, 2021

Job Description:

***WE OFFER A $ 1,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR THIS POSITION!***Duties and Responsibilities:Serves as an interdisciplinary team (IDT) member responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive, integrated plan of care, monitors progress toward objectives by evaluating behavioral adjustments and communicates participant changes to team members. Completes semi-annual assessments and care plan updates for all participants while continually evaluating social service needs of the participants and their families. Makes referrals to community resources including those necessary for financial management, benefit eligibility and to address related participant needs. Manages assigned caseload; prepares narrative and other reports, documents, and correspondence regarding client status; documents case files. Responds to, investigates and reports complaints of elder abuse. Conducts 30-day conferences and annual reviews, and as-needed family and/or caregiver conferences. Develops and maintains working relationships with other agencies, such as Department of Social Services, psychiatric facilities, hospitals, social agencies, and may participate in hospital and/or SNF discharge planning. Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results and information about participants, clients or families in conformance with HIPPAA principles. Makes home visits, hospitals and travels to other places to meet with participants and service providers. Performs related duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION ARE THAT THE INDIVIDUAL HOLDING THIS ROLE CAN SPEAK FLUENT CHINESE (Mandarin or Cantonese preferred) AND HAS PREVIOUS PSYCHIATRIC OR MEDICAL SOCIAL WORK EXPERIENCE. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or license-eligible; and, one year experience working with a frail and/or elderly population. Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team environment. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Excellent oral and verbal communication and meeting facilitation skills. Experience working with severe mental illness is desirable. Bilingual ability preferred (Spanish, Korean, Cantonese, and/or Mandarin). Valid California driver's license, acceptable driving record and insurance with access to a reliable transportation.

Keywords: Center for Elders' Independence, San Leandro , Psychiatric Social Worker, Healthcare , San Leandro, California

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