This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/06/20 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/16/20. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
Under supervision, incumbents perform the full range of social work duties. Provides operational level of social work services consisting of discharge planning, continuing care services and clinical social work services, including crisis intervention, mandated reporting, information and referral coordination of health and mental health services with community providers. The social worker is responsible for education and advocacy of patients, families and/or significant others. Participates in related department functions, such as community and program education. Performs all other duties as assigned.
A Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work.
Two (2) years post MSW experience to include inpatient psychiatry experience.
Demonstrated discharge planning experience.
Working knowledge of community resources and legal processes of the California Welfare and Institutions Code for involuntary psychiatric patients.
Demonstrated experience with geriatric patients preferred.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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