Mental Health Program Coordinator - USC
Job Title: Mental Health Program Coordinator - USC
Department/Group: Behavioral Health
Location: Los Angeles
HR Contact: HR Generalist
Located in downtown Los Angeles, the USC-Eisner Family Medicine Center at California Hospital offers high-quality medical care to patients of all ages. It is staffed by board-certified USC faculty physicians working with family medicine physicians-in-training (residents) from the USC Family Medicine Residency Program at California Hospital. Together with our nurses, therapists and technicians, they specialize in providing comprehensive care with a personal touch to all members of our community. We currently have an opening for a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to work as a Program Coordinator in our dynamic USC-Eisner Family Medicine Center at California Hospital. This is an exciting new position and will require someone with great flexibility, program development experience, and clinical expertise.
How to Apply:
We currently have an opening for a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to work as a Program Coordinator in our dynamic USC-Eisner Family Medicine Center at California Hospital. This is an exciting new position and will require someone with great flexibility, program development experience, and clinical expertise. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Shape and coordinate the provision of mental health services within the clinic
Work with residency’s psychologist to enhance understanding of mental health issues and services by clinic residents
Provide psychotherapy as follows:
Provide individual and family psychotherapy.
Provide treatment according to any evidence-based practices that may be required, ensures fidelity to the model.
Develop and evaluate treatment plans to ensure client’s progress on an ongoing basis.
Participate in our Ballad project providing services to older adults using a short-term evidence-based practice.
Become familiar with integrated behavioral health services and provide these in conjunction with the doctors in the clinic;
Work closely with case managers on linkage and advocacy to ensure that the client and family have access to services that will help achieve treatment goals.
Maintain thorough treatment records in a timely manner according to the requirements of client’s funding source.
Meet productivity expectations as set by department Director.
Be available to work flexible hours in order to meet the needs of patients and the department
Document treatment plans and progress notes in the clinic’s electronic medical record
Qualifications & Educational Requirements:
· Must possess a current license in the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LSCW)
· Must be fluent in Spanish and English
· Experience working with vulnerable populations
· Experience working with adults with mental health issues
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team member
· Experience with integrated behavioral health care desirable
· Experience or willingness to learn the electronic medical record (EMR).