Specialists (Clinical and Non-Clinical)
Behavioral Health (Rancho Mirage)
Full Time
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Job #
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) provides direct patient care. Monitors and provides comprehensive psycho-social care in accordance with accepted standards of practice of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and established EMC policies and procedures.
  • Reports to
    • RN Practice Manager
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Minimal/ No Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Master’s degree in Social Work
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required:
        • Licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
        • Workplace Violence and Response Training Class will be completed during program orientation
        • 5150 Certification Training may be completed within 3 months of employment
    • Experience
      • Required: Minimum 2 years of mental health clinical social work experience; Individual Psychotherapy and Group Therapy experience
      • Preferred: Experience in Crisis Intervention
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Documentation will demonstrate intervention that supports billable services for direct patient care.
    • Perform comprehensive patient evaluation for mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, domestic violence and medical needs.
    • Conduct follow-up/on-going treatments as appropriate based on results of evaluation.
    • Conduct screenings to evaluate the needs of patients for mental health and support services, based on direct interview and interaction with the family and/or discussion with other staff members who interact with the family. Assess, evaluate, formulate and implement treatment plans.
    • Counsel patients and interpret special psychosocial needs of patients by identifying psychosocial disorders.
    • Perform short term counseling and crisis intervention as necessary.
    • Coordinate with clinical, health education, community health and other staff members in the provision of services to patients. Provide referrals for services needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.