MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER II - Contra Costa County Health Services
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Post Date: Dec 22, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $81,179.04 - $98,673.72 Yearly
Location: US - California - Martinez
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Description
MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER II
$81,179.04 - $98,673.72 Annually

Contra Costa County is one of the few counties in the nation to offer a full spectrum of health-related services under one organizational structure. The Health Services Department has over 4,700 employees in nine divisions which include the Office of the Director, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and health centers, Public Health, Behavioral Health, Emergency Management System, Environmental Health, Hazardous Materials, Health, Housing and Homeless and Contra Costa Health Plan.

The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill Medical Social Worker II positions in both inpatient and outpatient settings. These positions are located in the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, health centers, Behavioral Health programs, as well as Public Health programs catered to children’s services. In order to provide the best services to our patients and community, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven staff.

What you will typically be responsible for:
• Interviewing families and clients/participants with intensive care management, to arrive at a comprehensive assessment of needs
• Interagency coordination and collaboration
• Attending and actively participating in interdisciplinary rounds or team meetings, to review client needs and plans
• Reviewing and maintaining chart documentation that is timely, clear, relevant and thorough
• Offering consultation and recommendation regarding patient care and discharge planning to medical and ancillary teams
• Communicating and providing outreach to clients with increased psychosocial needs, e.g., crisis intervention, addressing basic needs (food, housing)

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a closely related behavioral science field.

Experience: Two years of full-time experience providing counseling and/or social work services to medical patients.

Substitution for Education and Experience: Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or a closely related behavioral science field and either: a) two years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a Medical Social Worker I in Contra Costa County; or b) three years of full-time or its equivalent experience providing counseling and/or social work services to medical patients.

Substitution for Academic Major: One additional year of qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required major.

To read the complete job description and apply, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/3196857/medical-social-worker-ii or our Careers page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta.

Skills
Desirable Qualifications:

• Knowledge of multisystem resources
• Knowledge of conservatorship, guardianship and other court documents
• Post-Master’s experience of at least one year working with medical patients
• Experience working with mental health and substance use disorders (including knowledge of commonly associated behaviors)
• Knowledge of the health care industry and insurance, such as Medicare and Medi-Cal

Notes
A few reasons why you might love this job:

• The work is rewarding and interesting, with ongoing learning opportunities
• Ability to work independently, as well as with a team
• Great staff with a culture of supporting one another in a collaborative way
• Ample opportunities for creative problem solving


Contact Details

City: Martinez
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 94553
Country: United States