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Social Worker

cCARE

This is a Full-time position in Fresno, CA posted February 4, 2021.

Purpose: The Licensed Clinical Social Worker position is responsible to assess psychosocial patient and family needs and attains emotional and financial resources for patients being served by cCARE.

Will provide direct services including individual (including youth), couple, family and group therapeutic services to patients, including assessments, treatment plans and discharge planning.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions (other duties as assigned): Effectively collaborates with physicians and patient care staff to meet the psychosocial needs of patients and family members.

Provides excellent case management support and assigns tasks to other team members or external resources as appropriate.

Completes documentation in the electronic medical record according to cCARE s Standards.

Maintains current knowledge on community and financial resources for appropriate patient and family assistance and / or referral.

Refers patients to local support groups and/or resources; Provides assistance with forms completion to obtain available services.

Effectively manages and maintains patient library and available resource materials including grants, co-pay assistance and insurance.

Helps patient to complete MediCal forms.

At base location, facilitates weekly support groups for patients, family and caregivers.

Develops and implements other beneficial educational programs / seminars for patients, family members and caregivers, as appropriate.

Meets or calls all new Radiation/Chemotherapy patients and follows up with these patients after last treatment.

Arranges and maintains facility calendar properly scheduling and coordinating meetings with pharmaceutical representatives and appropriate staff members.

Assists in the proper planning and organization and attendance of special events to increase community awareness of the Practice.

In conjunction with Community Relations/Business Development, determines need for public outreach programs, including educational opportunities.

(i.e., cancer screening, awareness, etc.) Will travel to cCARE sites for special events.

Effectively coordinates with Human Resources to provide intervention and support for appropriate staff members as needed.

Mentors peers and health care staff in issues related to social work practice.

Experience, Qualifications/Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required Master s degree in Social Work from an accredited educational institution required LCSW licensure, LCSW in good standing in State of California.

Bilingual capacity with ability to provide services in English and Spanish Minimum of one years experience in a clinical setting with knowledge of Social Work Code of Ethics and mandated reporting requirements Working knowledge of Clinic policies and procedures Strong clerical/administrative skills including personal computer skills Ability to make routine decisions and determine proper action based on experience within the limits of policy and procedures.

Current CPR certification required Knowledge of computer/telephony support, preferably in a health care environment Strong customer service background, preferably in health care environment Excellent verbal communication skills Competence with computer processing functions and other standard office equipment Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks Ability to calmly and professionally resolve customer issues with diplomacy and tact Ability to work independently with minimal supervision Strong organizational skills Working Conditions: This position functions primarily indoors in a medical / business environment.

Employee may be subject to blood borne pathogens, radiation, bio waste and other medically-related factors, with exposure to moderate noise levels.

Visual acuity to read and compute screen and paper documents; close and distance vision, peripheral vision depth perception, ability to adjust focus; hearing acuity to converse with staff and customers; ability to walk, stoop, bend, kneel, and lift and move 25 pounds on a regular basis; ability to sit for hours at a time.

Employee will be exposed to moderate noise levels, interruptions, and occasionally asked to work evening and weekends as needed.

Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1
– 3 years Bonus/Commission: No