AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred)

Job Locations US-Los Angeles
Req No
2020-10893
Category
Healthcare Center Operations
Type
Regular Full-Time

WHO WE ARE

 

 

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are:

  • Patient-Centered
  • Value Employees
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Nimble
  • Fight for What’s Right

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for projecting and integrating the Mission and Core Values of the organization within and outside the Mental Health Department.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Includes the following.  Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the Director of Mental Health.

 

  • Conducts a psychosocial assessment on all new clients; conducts additional follow-up assessments as required by regulation or deemed necessary by the healthcare team.
  • Provides crisis intervention counseling.
  • Provides short-term therapy as needed for individuals, groups, couples and/or families. Length of therapy will be determined in conjunction with the Director of Mental Health.
  • Assists the patient in prioritizing needs and coordinating referrals.
  • Advises, counsels and, when appropriate, assists the patient's support system in problem identification, analysis, suggestions for interventions and follow up plans.
  • Develops and tracks mental health treatment plans in conjunction with the Director of Mental Health.
  • Reports suspicions of child and/or adult abuse to the appropriate authorities according to statutes in collaboration with the Director of Mental Health, the patient's medical provider and AHF's General Counsel
  • Refers clients to the appropriate program or resource, and when required, assists clients in the enrollment process to access benefits.

Education and/or Experience:                                  
Master's degree (MSW)
Licensure as Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California preferred

 

Other Qualifications:                          

  • Three years or more of inpatient mental health care experience desired.
  • Two years of clinical work, preferably with emphasis on chronically ill mental health patients desired.
  • Must be able to travel locally to HCCs.
  • Bilingual PREFERRED
  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills.
  • Refined mental health interview techniques.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS related issues and concerns as they relate to the diverse populations. (Preferred).
  • Familiarity with general medical and psychiatric disorders seen in HIV infected persons, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND), crisis intervention techniques and social/family systems.

 

 

We at AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

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