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Clinical Social Worker II

Company:County of Orange, Health Care Agency (Direct Employer)
Location:Santa Ana, CA 92701
Category:Psychology, Mental Health
Social Work
Therapy - Others
Posted:May. 30, 2017
Job Type:Full-time
Deadline:Open until filled

Description & Requirement

THE COUNTY:

The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Please click here to learn more about County of Orange.

HEALTH CARE AGENCY:

The Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative Services, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. HCA delivers services to the community based on business values of Excellence, Leadership, Stewardship and Innovation. HCA embraces the County's values of a service-oriented culture that attracts and retains the best and the brightest, by fostering a spirit of collaboration and partnership.

Please click here to learn more about Health Care Agency.

THE DEPARTMENT:

Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS)

Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care.

ACHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five correctional facilities.

Please click here to learn more about Correctional Health Services (CHS).

THE POSITION:

The Clinical Social Worker II (CSW II) position will provide case management services to mentally ill patients. The CSW II also evaluate clients mental status or psychosocial data such as past and recent psychiatric treatment, current level of functioning as well as support systems and access to resources in the community.

The responsibilities of the CSW II also include:

  • Utilize electronic health record for monitoring caseloads, following up on sick calls, completing evaluations, schedule case management, follow up appointments and progress notes
  • Evaluation and assessment of mentally ill patients
  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Provide brief therapeutic supportive therapy and group therapy
  • Provide discharge planning
  • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences and weekly treatment team meetings
  • Collaborate frequently with ACHS and Sheriff's Department staff as well as outside department contacts such as police agencies from the community, family of patients, court personnel, community hospital staff, other County agencies such as Public Health, Juvenile Health Services and surrounding hospitals
  • Other work as assigned

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions.

For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com. Follow us on

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Apply online at www.ocgov.com/jobs

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