Associate Social Worker (ASW)

Chico, CA

Posted: 01/12/2023 Job Number: 22833489 Pay Rate ($): 37.0

Job Description

Staff Today Inc. (STI) is seeking a Associate Social Worker to work at a facility in Chico, California. This is a registry position with our company Staff Today Inc. (STI).

Pay Rate: $37 / hour

Shift Details:
  • Monday thru Friday, 8am – 5 pm

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides brief behavioral health interventions for patients during their medical/dental/nutrition/pharmacy visit
  • Provides behavioral health support to patients involved in the MAT program
  • Collaborates with specialty behavioral health/ Alcohol and Drug Services, to ensure streamlined referrals and open communication with the specialty behavioral health/ADS providers; provide warm handoffs to county ADS/MH when appropriate
  • Provides consultation to appropriate clinic staff and providers on behavioral health issues of patients
  • Guides and assist clinic staff in making CPS reports or contacting law enforcement as needed
  • Provides crisis intervention, follow-up visits, and appropriate referrals to other agencies in the community as needed; advocate on behalf of the patient to obtain services as necessary
  • Facilitates behavioral health groups and group medical visits
  • Provides education and support to patients and their families to encourage compliance with medical and behavioral regimes
  • Develops strong working relationships with patients, and reach out to patients who are non-adherent or disengaged
  • Helps manage/maintain database of patients receiving Suboxone/Vivitrol treatment
  • Catalogues and maintains up-to-date information on addiction/Mental Health/community resources
  • Documents patient visits and related information into the electronic medical record, in a timely and thorough manner
  • Develops and present trainings, in-services, and updates to providers and staff on behavioral health topics
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • " Master' s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work” OR " Must be in the process of earning a Master' s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.”
  • " Valid and current license issued within CA” OR " In the process of obtaining licensure for the state of California.”
If interested, please apply through this job post. You may send a copy of your most recent resume. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Staff Today Inc. At 800-928-5561 and ask to speak with Jesus Monday-Friday.


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