Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is looking for a Social Worker-MSW to provide psychosocial assessments and appropriate interventions, referrals, social work, counseling, and follow-up for patients enrolled in the assigned program. The Social Worker participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary community health team with a diverse multi-cultural population.
You will help case manage patients being transitioned across care settings (from hospitals to FHCSD outpatient). The location of the position will be housed at Scripps Mercy San Diego, Scripps Mercy Chula Vista, or UCSD San Diego. This position does not come with Clinical Supervision hours.
Conducts thorough psychosocial assessments to determine when clients need psychosocial interventions; provides periodic psychosocial reassessments for clients.
Maintains a list of current community emergency resources (food, clothing, shelter, counseling) for each assigned site/program. Partners with community resources and assists clients with external resources as needed.
Provides psychosocial interventions. Facilitate individual, family, and group counseling and therapy.
Provides referrals as appropriate. Promotes internal referrals to FHCSD services (e.g., Pediatrics, HIV testing, CFIS, FCC, etc.).
Works as a member of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team, providing input on patient cases and working cooperatively with the healthcare team to create proactive solutions and comprehensive treatment plans.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Social Work required.
1 year experience in community health care preferred.
Ability to provide support, structure, empathy, sound judgment, insight into human behavior and family relations.
Knowledge of behavior modification theories.
Knowledge of current psychosocial assessment and counseling theories and best practices, and ability to translate best practices into meaningful, culturally appropriate resources.
Knowledge of the community resources, health and social service systems in San Diego County and skill in establishing working relationships with community partners.
Bilingual English/Spanish maybe requirement depending on assignment.
Meet organizational driving requirements.
Job type: Regular Full Time
Competitive Salary with Excellent Benefits
Retirement Plan with Employer Match
Paid Time Off, Extended Sick Leave and Paid Holidays
Employee Discounts and Wellness Programs
FHCSD was founded by community activists working towards a common goal: caring, affordable, high-quality medical care for all. We are proud to continue this mission today as we provide accessible services to over 210,000 patients across San Diego County. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to community medicine and providing culturally competent care to the medically underserved.